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Old 05-19-2008, 07:20 PM   #16
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Or as the normal user you should be able to get at it by specifying the path to the ifconfig cmd:

/sbin/ifconfig
 
Old 05-20-2008, 02:30 AM   #17
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simple wireless router & ip command

i am using Ubuntu 7.10
my laptop is connected to a wireless to a host.
how can i check the ip address of the host from my laptop?
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Old 05-20-2008, 03:13 AM   #18
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Ad-Hoc problem

i have 2 laptops and both have WLAN.
Laptop A has Ubuntu 7.10
Laptop B has Ubuntu 7.04

i am trying to link the 2 laptops using Ad-Hoc
Laptop A is the transmitter and B is the receiver

in A, i type "ifconfig eth2 10.10.10.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 10.10.10.255 up"

B is now connected to "Test"
However, when i type "ping 10.10.10.254", it says:-
From xxx.xxx.x.xxx icmp_seq=2 Desination Host unreachable
From xxx.xxx.x.xxx icmp_seq=3 Desination Host unreachable
From xxx.xxx.x.xxx icmp_seq=4 Desination Host unreachable
and so on until i hot Ctrl + C

What is the problem?
pls help me

p/s :- i am used this website for instructions.
http://www.wlug.org.nz/WirelessSetupNotes

thank you
 
Old 05-20-2008, 03:24 AM   #19
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
 
Old 05-20-2008, 03:26 AM   #20
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If you want to find the IP of your own machine, then use the command "ifconfig". If you want the IP of the AP, then you might want to start with the output of "route" (we assume that the AP is the default router for your network).
 
Old 05-20-2008, 03:32 AM   #21
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i see many adresses. Which one is my ip?
What is the route command?

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Old 05-20-2008, 04:33 AM   #22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ddaemonunics View Post
You must first check if the wireless card suports AP mode or "master mode" and if so enable it and configure.
Then all you have to do is enable forwarding between the ethernet and the wireless card.

check gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Building_a_Wireless_Access_Point
is AP and master mode the same?
just to be sure, how do i check if i have it?

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Old 05-20-2008, 05:13 AM   #23
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you may use 'iwconfig' to query your wlan device ,then one of them is built ad-hoc site , another will be search for by 'iwconfig xxx essid any'.
 
Old 05-20-2008, 05:26 AM   #24
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread
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you and will keep the discussion in one place.


I merged your five threads on the same topic into one, and would
ask you to revisit our rules that you agreed to when signing up,
and stop that annoying behaviour.



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