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I use a pub that has free wifi, which has the SSID of Bakewell_WiFi. It is open so there is no passkey. What do I put in wpa_supplicant (or /etc/network/interfaces) to make this work? I did try a pair of quotes for the passkey unsuccessfully. My wireless is wlan0. I use the DWM window manager which if you didn't know doesn't have panel applets but I have other reasons for preferring it. I'd like to be doing my updates in there while I'm emailing otherwise I'd just run an Xfce live stick while out.
(Debian 64 bit 7.2, DWM, installed from 'standard' iso)
wpa_supplicant is only needed for encrypted connections, you won't need it here.
You don't need panel applets to comfortably manage your network connections, you can for example use wicd, which has a command-line network manager and works fine on my systems.