[ubuntu-uk] Router reccomendations

Lizzeh Rodriguez lizzeh at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 09:29:17 GMT 2009

Linksys has never failed me yet (using one for 2 years now, and before  
that, another Linksys that is still going strong after 4 years).   
Belkin and Netgear have always failed on me after a year or so.
I have the  Linksys WRT54GL.  Use WEP encryption.

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On 28 Feb 2009, at 09:03, Rob Beard wrote:

> On 27/02/2009 22:13, London School of Puppetry wrote:
>> Hi there,  When I am working at a colleague's house, I use my laptop
>> and her wireless connection- it was BT and the connection was
>> unreliable for her desk-top and I could not get a connection at  
>> all. I
>> now have a new lap-top and coincidentally she has switched to Tiscali
>> and they sent her a new router or is it a modem? You would think all
>> would be well? All was well for a few months and now once again her
>> connection is on and off although it says there is excellent  
>> strength,
>> and I never get a connection- Any ideas?
> One thing I have found is if you use a WPA key with less than 8
> characters it will appear to connect and not work.  At first I just
> thought it was my Dad's router that did this but I've also seen it  
> on a
> Belkin router too.
> Are you able to connect if you plug a cable into the router?
> Rob
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