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Old 04-19-2015, 04:29 PM   #1
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How to Edit Wifi Connections


Hi
I am not brand new to Linux but have been using a very popular Linux distro which has pretty much made everything easy for me in day to day use
I do distro hop quite a bit on my spare laptop and have tried many distros i came across Antix 13.2 which i really love and is a superb distro in terms of speed and increasing my learning curve in linux systems and was easyish to set up via wicd (just involved writing in wlan0) and that was it
One thing i can never get the hang of though and would love a complete idiots guide to is the wifi set up in some distros i have discarded because i just do not understand how to set it up
This evening i tried Sparky Linux on a usb and would love to have tried it but the wifi problem surfaced again
a box comes up re edit connections and from there i have no idea at all what to do what i normally do is disregard that distro and move on! But i would like to be able to input the info to get it working..any ideas please
Many Thanks
 
Old 04-20-2015, 01:54 PM   #2
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It all depends on your wifi card, which you didn't mention :-P.

A good guid is here. https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers

Find your card and read through. do one step before proceeding to the next.
 
Old 04-20-2015, 02:29 PM   #3
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You should get some useful information from the link below which gives you some commands to get info on and setup wifi. The software they discuss at the top of the page, wifi radar sounds like it could be useful. Never used it myself so?

https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorial...th-these-tools
 
  


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