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Old 11-28-2003, 10:30 PM   #1
agallant
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Wireless in Slackware


I have tried a few diffrend distros. of linux this is what i have found. with wireless:

Redhat: Wireless just works no configuring
Suse: Wireless does not work (I didn't put in much effort).

I am getting bord with redhat and was wondering how well wireless worked in it?


-AG
 
Old 11-28-2003, 11:41 PM   #2
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slackware comes with wireless tools, and I downloaded the linuxwlan-ng drivers.

so Im prety much all set up using my siemens 802.11b, usb wireless adapter. it wasnt hard, but it did take me a few hours mostly because I couldnt get the things to go in the right order on startup.

But basically, I think it was fairly easy and I say go for it and try slackware out.
 
Old 11-28-2003, 11:45 PM   #3
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Do you think that slackware is much better than redhat or suse?

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