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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] WIFI

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  • Herman
    ... The network configuration is controlled by a bunch of files /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-xxxx If your WLAN adaptor is called wlan0 then the config
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 16, 2005
      Vaibhav Vaidya wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > I installed Scientific Linux 4.0 recently, and was trying to use the
      > kwifimanager that came bundled.. It was buggy (config not getting saved
      > etc) so I tried to upgrade it with a supposedly patched version from
      > mandriva.
      >
      > Well now neither does the old one load nor the new one... however, when
      > I boot the computer it connects to an unsecure wifi network (neighbors)
      > and I have to run wireless assistant (which works thankfully) every time
      > to disconnect and connect to my own secure network... I cant fathom how
      > to undo the default configuration, or to get wireless assistant to run
      > on boot and connect to my network as default.
      >
      > I'm new to configuring linux, so any help is welcome!! I'm trying to
      > make the switch to linux from windows on home PCs, so far it's not been
      > so streamlined with my Dell Inspiron 9300 :((

      The network configuration is controlled by a bunch of files
      /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-xxxx

      If your WLAN adaptor is called wlan0 then the config file is ifcfg-wlan0.

      Have a look at those files with an editor. They are quite self explanatory.

      Cheers,

      Herman
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