Re: [linux-dell-laptops] WIFI
- Vaibhav Vaidya wrote:
> Hi,The network configuration is controlled by a bunch of files
> 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
> 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 :((
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.