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Right now my wireless home network is set up with WPA Personal network authentication with TKIP encryption. I am running Dapper Drake, and i have and Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG Network Adapter.
I am having problems connecting wirelessly while running Linux. I am able to choose my Wireless network. But there is no option to select WPA or WEP, it only is WEP. The only thing i can change is dhcp or static, and ascii or hex for the network key. Sorry this description is not better, I have to do this all off the top of my head, bc there is no way to post while in Linux.
I guess my question is does Linux only support WEP? Is there a way to connect to WPA? Ill use command line if necessary.
Distribution: Ubuntu,(Feisty Fawn) Windows XP(Home Edition)
Originally Posted by Haiyadragon
A home network can't be abused? This logic is too hard for me.
Btw, wpasupplicant is insanely hard to setup. Any tips?
You're right, I was not making sense. But, I'm the kind of user that NEVER stores important information on my box.,ESPECIALLY if I'm wireless!
I use WEP, and I have never been compromised. My meaning was that even if someone did gain access to my box, or connection, big fricken deal! What are they gonna do.,browse my photo's? OMG!
Sure, they might be able to screw up configurations (if they tryed really, really hard!), but everything that is important to me, I backup anyway. If It became so neccessary, I would just wipe my drive and re-install! BUT.,this has NEVER been neccessary to date!
i dont have a wpasupplicant.conf file anywhere and im also not sure how to configure it. where should i create the the file? also i tried to run wpa_gui but the command was not found. i then downloaded wpagui_0.5.5-1_i386.deb then tried to run it and got the error Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6. any suggestions?