Finding my WLAN IP address.
news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Mar 19 17:56:34 UTC 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 19/03/2008, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>> I'd have to agree with John that you're merely imagining you're
>> connected :-)
> Well, then you've imagined that you read the mail I sent over my
> imaginary connection is a rather imaginative way!
>> If you have a connection shown in knetworkmanager, then you should be
>> able to find the IP by right-clicking on the icon, and then hovering over
>> wireless entry on the menu. fwiw, in checking this I discovered that
>> even though nm was showing an apparent connection, when I hovered over
>> the icon, it turned out that I was _not_ connected, and had to reconnect.
> Maybe at _the_exact_second_ that I checked I had lost contact, and
> then it reconnected automatically when I sent the mail? I somehow dobt
It's not quite _that_ precise. If you're at a hot-spot in a high
wifi-activity area, you could be involuntarily roaming.
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