[Ubuntu-ZW] Disallowing Windows but Allowing Open Source
luminary06 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 09:44:58 GMT 2009
microcrap hahahaha! thats a new one :)
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 9:53 AM, Daniel Newell <daniel at belina.co.zw> wrote:
> Hi Arthur,
> Based on your question I'm assuming you want to stop people with wireless
> from connecting their Microcrap XP/Vista/7 laptop to your Internet Cafe?
> If this is the case, why not use MAC Address filtering? It's quite simple
> to setup, and most basic wireless routers support it. You simply have to
> get the MAC address from your card(s) and add it to the list of allowed
> You can find your MAC Address by typing "ifconfig -a" (As the root user or
> user with appropriate permissions). HWaddr is the MAC Address, eg:
> Example "ifconfig -a" output:
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:08:C7:1B:8C:02
> inet addr:192.168.111.20 Bcast:192.168.111.255
> ...additional output removed...
> > Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:03:45 +0200
> > From: Arthur Garande <agarande at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] ubuntu and internet cafe's
> > To: ubuntu-zw <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Message-ID:
> > <f5c560760911170203k2ac74165tde0eec4e936d3344 at mail.gmail.com>
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> > Is it true that you can configure your routers to accept wireless
> > connections from Windows machines and not from Open Source ones? Somebody
> > who knows please advise because i suspect that i have just been lied to.
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