[ubuntu-uk] WEP key

Kris Marsh moogman at gmail.com
Thu May 31 06:40:06 BST 2007


On 5/30/07, Andrew Price <andy at andrewprice.me.uk> wrote:
> I personally use WPA on a daily basis and, although it's more secure
> than WEP (for now, until someone inevitably discovers a weakness), I'm
> finding that software like network-manager and the Ubuntu installer just
> don't support it, despite having a wireless card with open source
> drivers, which is a bit of a pain. I could probably crack my neighbour's
> WEP key in a short amount of time and use their network connection
> instead but because I have morals and any kind of security on a network
> says to me "please, stay out unless you have permission", I would never
> do such a thing.

WPA works with Feisty/NetworkManager for me after installing the
wpasupplicant package. I'm using an Intel 2200BG wireless card.

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