digitalpiglee at gmail.com
Mon May 5 01:52:30 UTC 2008
>>>>> "Ed" == Ed Jabbour <ejbr at att.net> writes:
Ed> Wireless networking is set up via /etc/network/interfaces. It
Ed> works fine, unless I visit the local coffee shop - different
Ed> network, so it's a real pain to set up. There must be an easier
Ed> way - something that lists all available networks and asks
Ed> "which one do you want?" . I use kde and have tried
Ed> knetworkmanager, kwifimanager and wireless assistant. None of
Ed> them does that - w/o a connection, no networks are listed. Any
Ed> advice, pointers, etc. appreciated.
Hi. I would suggest you to read the man page of iwconfig and iwlist. You
can use command-line tool instead of NetworkManager or other GUI.
To find the wireless list, try to type this in the command window:
| iwlist eth1 scan
try to replace eth1 with your wireless card's name.
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