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Old 10-30-2009, 05:28 AM   #1
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wifi works:how to connect to hotspot,with console?alternative to wifi-wiz assistant?


Hello

I got the drivers wifi working, after 1 - 2 hours.
So iwlist
iwlist scan
can tell me the hotspot

ok, but how make it work? is there any console linux assistant for debian testing SQUEEZE?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 05:32 AM   #2
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Hi,

Take a look at
http://www.ghacks.net/2009/04/14/con...-command-line/
 
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You could always try Ceni. It's part of sidux but should work just fine on Debian Squeeze.

ceni_2.5_all.deb
 
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You could always try Ceni. It's part of sidux but should work just fine on Debian Squeeze.

ceni_2.5_all.deb
I have the sidux repo's in sid, and installed it.
Great tool.
 
Old 10-30-2009, 06:02 AM   #5
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I boot 20x times the xp, get few missing debs, for squeeze.

man it s long

I got wifi radar working, wireless, the driver of my wifi.
Ok


I mean with ifconfig, I couldnt connect to the hotspot. I seems that /etc/init.d/networking restart
does only hte cable eth0 restarting, not hte eth1
I was thinking

kwlan, will be toooo too long
i have to get all deb packages of KDE-base and libs by hand for the website package debian, to get it. I wont make it

I got the kernel headers by hand too, that was pretty long ...

so let's try ceni, and read a bit this page.


i did wifi radar, and no way
it didnt work, t
i did hanged


the ceni, let's hope
that s my only hope

I run jwm as window manager
 
Old 10-30-2009, 06:07 AM   #6
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Now it’s time to configure your connection. To do this issue the command:

iwconfig wlan0 essid NETWORK_ID key WIRELESS_KEY

Where NETWORK_ID is the ESSID of the network with which you want to connect and WIRELESS_KEY is the security key needed to connect to the wireless access point.

Note: iwconfig defaults to using a HEX key. If you want to use an ascii key you will have to add the “s:” prefix to your key like so:

iwconfig wlan0 essid NETWORK_ID key s:WIRELESS_KEY

since it is a hotspot, there is no WEP key, it is open, sort of.
no idea how to make it

as soon as i do . :
iwconfig eth1 essid "hotspottown"

ping www.google.com

says no network
 
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Quote:
iwconfig eth1 essid "hotspottown"
try without the ""
Then
Code:
dhclient
to get an IP
what is the output from
Code:
ifconfig -a
 
Old 10-30-2009, 01:31 PM   #8
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try without the ""
Then
Code:
dhclient
to get an IP
what is the output from
Code:
ifconfig -a
I thanked you !!

iwconfig
to see whether wireless works

iwlist scan | grep ESS
then
iwconfig eth1 essid thehotspottotry
do
dhclient

wait
if you are kicked
try another essid

dhclient
again

and ping www.google.com

here it is !!

woowoooow

i will apt-get update ; apt-get instal all I need

man linux is soooooooooooooooooooooo fast compared to windows XP.
Its crazy that no one using xp, realizes it.

I surf at speed of light with my mini 700 compaq
one has
 
  


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