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Its selected as (Security Type: No authentication (open) and the encryption type is selected as None
Ok, there's good news and bad news.
Good news: it's easy to set up.
Bad news: It is definitely a bad idea to run a wifi with no security unless you're living on a totally deserted mountain top or island.
You could try running this command as root (do you know what that means?) or using sudo
Look at the output for eth1 and in that output look for ESSID".... The value of ESSID is the name of a wifi.
Cell 01 (there could be more than one cell) should be your own wifi.
Report back on results.
So your ESSID is called default. (cell 02). That has the highest quality. 100/100 The encryption is off as you see. There is also Cell 01 called kcos which is encrypted (wpa1). I'd guess you have 2 routers in your flat/house. Anyway, let's assume you want to use default. Then just type (as root as usual)
iwconfig eth1 essid "default"
and you should be connected. You might also consider using a network manager. You can learn all about them here
You should now be good to go. It was my pleasure helping you. Have fun.
I want to make sure im typing this in the right place..can it be in any terminal once i've loaded linux becuase the terminal im putting this in say root:bash. Also am i including the parenthesis around (default)?
It does show that my ESSID:"default" instead of off..but i still cant connect to the internet.
Ask specific questions in the Slackware forum. I personally use NetworkManager which is part of GSB so I don't have experience with it, but it comes recommended from several Slackers whom I trust. A good thread title might be "Need help configuring WICD in Slackware 13". You'll likely get immediate help if you ask a good question in the Slackware forum.
I got it to work already but im just afraid of it saying (Default Unsecured)
I don't know what you mean. A dedicated thread with a very descriptive title in the slackware forum will get you help from a number of people with a lot of experience with wicd so that your question makes sense to them.