wireless roaming

steve sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Mon May 5 01:19:54 UTC 2008


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gschaefr at comcast.net wrote:
|  -------------- Original message ----------------------
| From: Ed Jabbour <ejbr at att.net>
|> Wireless networking is set up via /etc/network/interfaces.  It works
fine,
|> unless I visit the local coffee shop - different network, so it's a
real pain
|> to set up.  There must be an easier way - something that lists all
available
|> networks and asks "which one do you want?" .  I use kde and have tried
|> knetworkmanager, kwifimanager and wireless assistant.  None of them does
|> that - w/o a connection, no networks are listed.  Any advice,
pointers, etc.
|> appreciated.
|>
| I don't know enough about wireless to help you, but have a question that
| might help others help you: Are you booting your laptop AFTER you get to
| the coffee shop, or is it already running? Booting up to their network may
| very well be different than roaming into it after already being set
for another.
| (I assume giving up coffee would be out of the question. :-P) Good luck.
|
| Jerry
|
|
|

have you tried right clicking on the task bar and add "network
selector"?  This works fine for me, shows all networks available, choose
the one you want, and it connects no problem.





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Steve Reilly

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