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Old 09-18-2004, 10:35 AM   #1
jeopardyracing
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Wireless Network SSID?


How to I identify which wireless network I am on? When I do

/sbin/ifconfig

the output does not give the network SSID. Sorry for the silly question, but here is student housing there are quite a few!
 
Old 09-18-2004, 10:52 AM   #2
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i think a few spacifics might be useful inorder to help you out.
what card are you using? (linksys, d-link.....) i know that with the linksys there is a config file to edit inorder to specify your ssid. i may not be able to help too much since i am new to wireless but i just might be. lol
 
Old 09-18-2004, 10:58 AM   #3
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i saw from another post that you appear to be running FC2 -- if this is correct, than the
redhat wizards and such should be avail. to you...

try referencing this page:
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/e...-wireless.html
 
Old 09-19-2004, 12:13 PM   #4
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Got it

Yeah, got it, thanks! The best way is

/sbin/iwconfig

Then you can see which router the wifi picked up if you have it set to jump on the first one it sees.
 
  


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