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Old 07-12-2008, 05:28 PM   #1
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Arrow How do I get my wireless modem to work as an access point for wireless devices?


I'm running xubuntu. I just got a new wireless modem from my ISP but I can't get the wireless setup. It didn't come with an installation CD so I called customer support and they told me to go to a website where I could set everything up, but it didn't work on linux and since they were unfamiliar with linux they couldn't help me. I can use the modem as a regular wired modem but how do I get the wireless to work?
 
Old 07-12-2008, 06:57 PM   #2
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It would help if you tell us the make, model, and version of the wireless modem.
 
Old 07-12-2008, 08:59 PM   #3
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ok, all I know is that it is a SpeedStream 6520 wired/wireless from aliant. hope this helps.
 
Old 07-12-2008, 09:07 PM   #4
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# Connect to modem from your internet browser. Go the URL of http://10.0.0.138. For Internet Explorer you type this at the address bar.
From: http://www.siemens.com/index.jsp?sdc...9i1272700pc9z2
You should be able to get there with FireFox.
 
Old 07-13-2008, 12:00 AM   #5
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that didn't work, oh well, I'm bringing in my friend's laptop tomorrow so I can do the setup on that, thanks anyway though.
 
Old 07-13-2008, 01:51 AM   #6
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Did you catch this part?

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note the DHCP server address. This is the modem address. Utilise this address instead of the http://10.0.0.138 quoted above.
 
  


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