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Old 01-30-2004, 11:09 AM   #1
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How to access router settings without M$ software?


I have a wireless router that I'm now using with my linux. The only thing I need to keep a Windows partition for is accessing my routers settings. For instance, changing my WEP key and stuff like that.
Is there a way I can access all of the settings within the router through linux?? That would free me from M$ completely.
 
Old 01-30-2004, 11:20 AM   #2
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It helps to know what router you're using.

Most newer routers use a browser-based configuration, so there shouldn't be a problem doing the same through Linux, unless (MS brand routers?) they use something specific to Windows (activex, etc.).

If it has a separate router package, there might be a project out there that addresses your needs, but you might have to google a little bit. Most likely, if it's one of the larger brands, there's something to help configure it, but it depends on your router.
 
Old 01-30-2004, 08:42 PM   #3
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It's a M$ router! I'm not there right now to get the model number but I assume it will fall into the category of routers that use something specific to Windows.
Can you tell me if US Robotics has a web style setup? I was looking at their Turbo 100Mb/sec router and pcmcia card.
Thanks for the help.
 
  


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