Re: Some wireless questions.

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[email protected] wrote:

> 2. The answer to the first question relates to this question. When I am
> in my office there is a gaggle of access points available to me from my
> office. In the  2200 GUI in Windows I see them all and can pick one to
> connect to.
> 
> In system-config-network I can't see these various points and the one it
> homes in on , does not do DHCP and no one claims it. In other words, it
> does not correspond to any access point known to people in the
> building that I can find.
> 
> How can I get a behavior more like the Windows GUI?
> 
> 3, At Trinity in order  to connect to our University-wide access point
> we need to use LEAP protocol, and enter our Windows username and
> passwd. This works easily from Windows on my laptop. How do I pull
> this off in FC4?

I think NetworkManager (NM), which is part of the Fedora distribution,
is meant to do more or less what you ask.

Unfortunately I have been unable to get it to work with my Orinoco Gold card
but you may well be more fortunate.



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