Wireless Ad-hoc on ubuntu

Neil hok.krat at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 14:16:21 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> Neil wrote:
>  > I always advise to use WEP. In the Netherlands leeching of unprotected
>  > networks is legal, while leeching of protected networks (even only
>  > WEP) is illegal. I do not know how it is in the rest of the world
>  It is probably illegal here in Germany as well, and it sure doesn't hurt
>  to use WEP (except it is more work and more error-prone). But it isn't
>  easy to find out who is the intruder, if there is one, so the legal part
>  isn't really relevant for me. I normally use WPA2 for my wireless
>  network, but that isn't available for ad-hoc networks. IMHO, for ad-hoc
>  networks the only safe method is using end to end encryption between the
>  machines, like ssh or vpn. Then it doesn't matter if the wireless link
>  has it's own encryption.

I meant at least WEP. Sorry.
I live in a farm a couple of miles away from nowhere and I would
notice it if someone would be long enough in the range of my wlan to
crack WEP (most of the data goes over wires), because my neighbours
couldn't crack it and a car standing in front of our house for a
couple of hours would be detected.

There are two kinds of people:
1. People who start their arrays with 1.
1. People who start their arrays with 0.

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