Wireless configuration how does one save it...???

ike ibekwe ike.ubuntu at live.com
Mon May 5 15:36:59 UTC 2008


once you have set up your wireless network, open system > administration > network. select the wireless network card. then click the save icon/button at the top of the network settings dialog box. type in a name for the location and your settings will be saved.have fun> From: ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com> Subject: ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 45, Issue 46> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> Date: Sat, 3 May 2008 22:19:23 +0100> > Send ubuntu-users mailing list submissions to> 	ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit> 	https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to> 	ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com> > You can reach the person managing the list at> 	ubuntu-users-owner at lists.ubuntu.com> > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific> than "Re: Contents of ubuntu-users digest..."> > > Today's Topics:> >    1. Re: Finding hardware identifier (sktsee)>    2. Re: Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows (Terrell Prud? Jr.)>    3. Re: Alpha, beta, .... (sktsee)>    4. Re: what is ssh-sgent? (sktsee)>    5. Re: Multiple grub menu.lst? (Karl Larsen)>    6. Re: Wireless configuration how does one save it...???>       (Terrell Prud? Jr.)>    7. Re:Re: Grub overlaping (Anna EdwARds)> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------> > Message: 1> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 16:14:09 -0500> From: sktsee <sktsee at tulsaconnect.com>> Subject: Re: Finding hardware identifier> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <1209849249.5979.95.camel at quark>> Content-Type: text/plain> > > On Sat, 2008-05-03 at 07:23 -0500, Wade Smart wrote: > > 20080503 0720 GMT-6> > > > Im was reading in the Ubuntu forums about tweaking my web cam and they keep > > talking about this hardware identifier. As an example:> > Vender Name		VenderID 	Product	ID> > Logitech 	48 	0x046d 		0x0890 	> > > > But none of these posts every say how they find this out.> > > > Is there a command to list this information.> > I have a logitech quick cam in my usb port that I would like to get this > > information on.> > > > Wade> > > > I would use either lshw, or hwinfo.> > Hwinfo gives reasonably detailed information about your hardware and how> it is recognized by the kernel. It's in the universe repository. Here's> an example:> > $ hwinfo --cdrom> 14: SCSI 100.0: 10602 CD-ROM (DVD)                              >   [Created at block.226]>   UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/storage_model_DVD_RW_ND_3550A>   Unique ID: twPO.P8a3SEOFJb1>   Parent ID: 3p2J.e++Y6XyJWV8>   SysFS ID: /block/sr0>   SysFS BusID: 1:0:0:0>   SysFS Device> Link: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.1/host1/target1:0:0/1:0:0:0>   Hardware Class: cdrom>   Model: "_NEC DVD_RW ND-3550A">   Vendor: "_NEC">   Device: "DVD_RW ND-3550A">   Revision: "1.05">   Driver: "ata_piix", "sr">   Driver Modules: "ata_piix">   Device File: /dev/sr0 (/dev/sg1)>   Device> Files: /dev/sr0, /dev/scd0, /dev/disk/by-path/pci-0000:00:1f.1-scsi-1:0:0:0, /dev/cdrom, /dev/cdrw, /dev/dvd, /dev/dvdrw>   Device Number: block 11:0 (char 21:1)>   Features: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+DL>   Drive status: no medium>   Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown>   Attached to: #5 (IDE interface)>   Drive Speed: 48> > lshw provides a subset of what hwinfo presents:> > $ sudo lshw --class disk> ...> *-cdrom>        description: DVD writer>        product: DVD_RW ND-3550A>        vendor: _NEC>        physical id: 1>        bus info: scsi at 1:0.0.0>        logical name: /dev/cdrom>        logical name: /dev/dvd>        logical name: /dev/scd0>        logical name: /dev/sr0>        version: 1.05>        serial: [_NEC    DVD_RW ND-3550A 1.0505091000>        capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r>        configuration: ansiversion=5 status=open> > -- > sktsee> > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 2> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 17:15:59 -0400> From: "Terrell Prud? Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com>> Subject: Re: Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <481CD60F.3000603 at cmosnetworks.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"> > Michael,> > What kind of cockamamie nonsense is that?  Just about everything Red Hat> has ever released either is already GPL or is slated to be GPL.  Their> commitment to free software has been significant ever since Bob Young> founded the company.  The GNOME that you're likely using has significant> Red Hat contributions.  This kind of distro-war FUD you're spouting out> here only helps Microsoft.  Cut it out.> > CentOS, etc. would never be able to exist if Red Hat's software were not> free, and both they and Red Hat have made that very clear.  Several times.> > Yes, I use CentOS, in its K12LTSP incarnation.  At work, it's nearly all> some version of Ubuntu or Debian.  My thick client runs Slackware, and> my firewall runs OpenBSD.  They're *all* good.> > --TP> _______________________________> Do you GNU <http://www.gnu.org>?> Microsoft Free since 2003 <http://www.cmosnetworks.com>--the ultimate> antivirus protection!> > > michael wilson wrote:> > FYI - Redhat has officially given up on the desktop market and will> > not longer support desktop machines in about 90 days.  They are now a> > 100% server company and are no longer free.> >> > There ya go> > michael> >> >> > On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 3:01 AM, PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE> > <macanas_ped at gva.es <mailto:macanas_ped at gva.es>> wrote:> >> >      > >> >     ------------------------------------------------------------------------> >     *De:* mike> >     *Enviado el:* jue 01/05/2008 14:24> >     *Para:* Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions> >     *Asunto:* Re: Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows> >> >      > >> >     >The open source model certainly does work you dont need to charge for> >     the softwear and peer support is free even with red hat products.> >     (some> >     people have been trying to persuade the rcord industry this) but thats> >     another story.> >> >     Because of this they have these problem. I hope sometmime they are> >     going to update themselves.> >> >     Regards.> >> >> >     --> >     ubuntu-users mailing list> >     ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> >     Modify settings or unsubscribe at:> >     https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users> >> >> -------------- next part --------------> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...> URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20080503/a63afe43/attachment-0001.htm > > ------------------------------> > Message: 3> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 16:17:12 -0500> From: sktsee <sktsee at tulsaconnect.com>> Subject: Re: Alpha, beta, ....> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <1209849432.5979.99.camel at quark>> Content-Type: text/plain> > > On Sun, 2008-05-04 at 02:18 +0800, Sandy Harris wrote: > > Is there a way to find out which pieces of 8.04 are> > in what state? Alpha, beta, whatever? Seems to> > me we need one.> > > > Searching in the add/remove panel for "alpha" gets> > a dozen or so hits, "beta" only two. Searching in> > Synaptic gets several dozen for each. I suspect> > neither search gives a really goo answer; there are> > both false positives and false negatives.> > Cut-n-paste the following line in a terminal: (watch for line wrap)> > aptitude search "~V\~~alpha|~V\~~beta|~V\~~pre|~V\~~rc|~Vsvn|~Vcvs|~Vgit|~Vsnap|~Vrel" -F %0p%V#> > That will list every package that is either an alpha, beta, pre-release,> release candidate, release version, or svn, cvs, or git snapshot> available in every repository you have enabled. What's not listed are> any 0.x releases and any package version that contains "build" or "dfsg"> since I think those are specific to Debian packaging building rather> than the actual software version. I could be wrong on that though.> > To narrow the results down to what you have installed, just put a "~i"> in front of the string like so: "~i~V\~~alp..."> > > > > Firefox 3.x is a beta, but easily replaced with the> > current 2.x stable release, via Synaptic.> > > > People have reported problems with gnash. My> > add/remove app says my 8.04 has an Alpha of> > that, but . http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/> > says a beta came out in March. If I installed> > gnash and id ugrades, would I get the beta? How> > would I know that, short of "try it and see"?.> > > > IIRC, generally version upgrades are not available unless there are some> compelling fixes or enhancements that justify the upgrade and will not> break any dependencies of other packages.  Most of the time, packages> are updated because of security concerns, but even then, the package> usually isn't upgraded to the new version, but rather security patches> are backported to the original installed version. Since gnash is in the> universe repository, I don't think that it will be upgraded to the beta> version unless the package maintainer pushes it. If it's upgraded at> all, it will most likely appear in either the official backports> repository, or a 3rd party one.> > However, if the gnash package in the universe repository is upgraded to> a newer version, it will be listed in update-manager like any other> update.> > -- > sktsee> > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 4> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 16:17:30 -0500> From: sktsee <sktsee at tulsaconnect.com>> Subject: Re: what is ssh-sgent?> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <1209849450.5979.100.camel at quark>> Content-Type: text/plain> > > On Sat, 2008-05-03 at 21:00 +0100, John K Masters wrote: > > On 20:40 Sat 03 May     , John K Masters wrote:> > > On 20:11 Sat 03 May     , andy baxter wrote:> > > > Hello,> > > > > > > > Could someone tell me what ssh-agent is? I have the following process > > > > running on my computer, and I'm not sure what it does:> > > > > > > > root at monkey:~# ps ax | grep 5474> > > >  5474 ?        Ss     0:00 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch > > > > --exit-with-session x-session-manager> > > > 16932 pts/1    R+     0:00 grep 5474> > > > > > > > > > ssh-agent is part of the ssh suite of programs. Basically it allows you> > > to have a secure connection to another machine using public/private> > > keys. Once you have authenticated your connection using your passphrase> > > via ssh-add, the session details are kept in RAM on the client machine> > > and you can access the server securely without needing a password. > > > > > > If you have not explicitly installed ssh on your machine (IIRC it is not> > > installed by default) then I would look closely at the possibility your> > > machine has been compromised. However, depending on what applications> > > you have installed, ssh may have been pulled in as a dependancy.> > > > > > > On checking my Hardy install, looks like Seahorse IS installed by> > default and consequently so is ssh-agent. (Seahorse is the Gnome keyring> > manager) Why on earth do these distros keep moving the goalposts? :-)> > Actually openssh-client is part of the default desktop install. It gets> pulled in by ssh-askpass-gnome, which in turn was pulled in by> ubuntu-desktop> > -- > sktsee> > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 5> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 15:17:33 -0600> From: Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com>> Subject: Re: Multiple grub menu.lst?> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <481CD66D.1040007 at zianet.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed> > Charlie Zender wrote:> > First, thank you for attempting to disentangle this mess I'm in.> > I'd prefer to fix it, and learn something about Linux, than to do> > a full backup and fresh install. But I'm prepared to do the latter> > if I can't get it to boot hardy.> >> > Charlie> >> >   > CHARLEY: I and several others have told you how to fix your problem. If > you have another problem that you can't read English please let us know.> > > > -- > > 	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI> 	Linux User> 	#450462   http://counter.li.org.>    PGP 4208 4D6E 595F 22B9 FF1C  ECB6 4A3C 2C54 FE23 53A7> > > > > ------------------------------> > Message: 6> Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 17:18:38 -0400> From: "Terrell Prud? Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com>> Subject: Re: Wireless configuration how does one save it...???> To: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <481CD6AE.6070907 at cmosnetworks.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"> > How are you setting it?  Via command line or via the GUI?  If it's via> the command line, then just include those iwconfig lines in your> /etc/rc.local file, and you should be good to go.  That's how I do it on> my Dapper box.> > If you're using the GUI, are you running GNOME or KDE?> > --TP> _______________________________> Do you GNU <http://www.gnu.org>?> Microsoft Free since 2003 <http://www.cmosnetworks.com>--the ultimate> antivirus protection!> > > Larry Shields wrote:> >> >> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------> >> > Subject:> > Wireless configuration how does one save it...???> > From:> > Larry Shields <larryesu at charter.net>> > Date:> > Sat, 03 May 2008 06:48:20 -0500> > To:> > compiz-users-list <compiz-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org>> >> > To:> > compiz-users-list <compiz-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org>> >> >> > *I have seen a few others ask this question of how to save your> > wireless configuration, so the next time you boot up it will remember> > what these settings were...> >> > I have forgotten how to do this, so if anyone can help me I'd> > appreciate it...> >> > Thanks Larry> > *> >> -------------- next part --------------> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...> URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20080503/02857806/attachment-0001.htm > > ------------------------------> > Message: 7> Date: Sat, 3 May 2008 16:19:22 -0500> From: Anna EdwARds <ash.1574 at hotmail.com>> Subject: Re:Re: Grub overlaping> To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>> Message-ID: <BLU141-W56858C4C01003E7F7F7F49CD50 at phx.gbl>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"> > > What is the mbr and isn't grub just installed to each partition? Also, i am able to do this because i have every version and edition of windows and every version of every linux distro i could install installed.> > _____________________________> Sent from my phone using flurry - Get free mobile email and news at: http://www.flurry.com> > --- Original Message ---> Date: Sat May 03 13:55:20 PDT 2008> From: Derek Broughton > To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> Subject: Re: Grub overlaping> ---> > Anna EdwARds wrote:> > > I have a grub machine with access to easily twenty thousand booting> > operating systems on 4 thousand machines, and i was wondering.> > For the life of me, I can't see how this is possible, but...> > > Is it > > possible for grub to boot to another grub (or lilo, if necessary)? > > Sure.  That's exactly what the default boot stanza for Windows partitions> does:> >  # This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for a non-linux OS>  # on /dev/sda1>  title           Windows Vista/Longhorn (loader)>  root            (hd0,0)>  makeactive>  chainloader     +1> > The "root" option says which partition, and the "chainloader" says to boot> whatever the active bootloader is for that partition.  It could be another> grub, it could be Windows (as it is in this case), it could be lilo, or any> other boot loader you can imagine - the only requirement is that it be able> to exist in the superblock of that partition.> > To boot to other Grubs, you just use grub-install to install to the> partition, rather than the MBR.> -- > derek> > -- > ubuntu-users mailing list> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users> > > _________________________________________________________________> Stay in touch when you're away with Windows Live Messenger.> http://www.windowslive.com/messenger/overview.html?ocid=TXT_TAGLM_WL_Refresh_messenger_052008> -------------- next part --------------> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...> URL: https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20080503/7c3108f2/attachment.htm > > ------------------------------> > -- > ubuntu-users mailing list> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users> > > End of ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 45, Issue 46> ********************************************
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