LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-06-2005, 04:28 PM   #1
pterandon
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: NY
Distribution: an exile stuck using live CD's for now.
Posts: 36

Rep: Reputation: 15
Switch ethernet- to wireles - to ethernet?


Hello, I may or may not have acquired the Holy Grail of a working, wireless, encrypted connection with Kanotix, but I'm too afraid to find out.

1) I booted Kanotix with ethernet cable plugged in. Looked at advice all over the internet, then

2) set up some parameters with KWiFi Manager. In the KWM, I see a finite connection speed, and green bars, and green waves 'tween blue box and PC. I don't yet have a Local IP address. I unplugged the ethernet cable: no internet action.

3) In order to connect back to the internet on that PC and ask for more advice, I plugged the ethernet cable back in. No internet action.


Q: do I need to do something to linux to tell it, "hey go USE that wirless connection I just made for you," "Now go back and look for that original ethernet connection you originally had?" Is there some alphabet soup command here?


Eager to know because I may have mastered wireless, or I"m as hopelessly lost as ever. Also 'cuz I did it on a LIVE CD, I really need satisfication that I did it the correct way before rebooting.

thanks kindly.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
can I set up ethernet between two machines without a hub or switch? Simon Bridge Linux - Networking 13 05-20-2005 01:29 AM
get all web pages from an ethernet switch powah Programming 2 03-29-2005 02:01 PM
XL80/Crossfire 8000 Ethernet Switch Corrupted NuclearDog General 0 02-24-2005 03:21 PM
How do you switch the default ethernet adapter (eth0 to eth1)? scoobdoobery Linux - Networking 3 09-05-2004 01:29 PM
Can't Bring Ethernet Up / Can't Active Ethernet / Guigo Linux - Newbie 8 04-03-2004 08:31 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:15 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration