Does my laptop support WPA2? How to check?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Jan 19 17:36:21 UTC 2009

Dotan Cohen wrote:
> How can I check if my laptop supports the WPA2 wireless protocol in
> Ubuntu? Thanks.

I don't know if there is a way to directly check the available encryption 
modes. But you can find out which card you have for WLAN. You can use the 

sudo lshw -C network

if you don't know it already. I suppose Google knows where to find the 
specs of your card including the encryption modes.


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