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Old 06-29-2009, 05:58 AM   #1
faribah
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Unhappy how to scan wireless networks and connenct to the in suse


hi
I am so new in linux. I spent lots of time to make my wireless card intel 3945ABG work in suse 10.2.
at last, it is working. now, I can scan wireless networks with:
# iwconfig eth1 scan

but now I do not know how to connect to the wireless networks.
PLZ, introduce me a software for scanning and connecting to wireless networks.
I do not like to work with command line.
 
Old 06-29-2009, 06:28 AM   #2
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Hi, the best scanning tool is Kismet, a nice command line utility. For a GUI connection, I suggest either wicd or Networkmanager. If you want to connect using the command line, iwconfig is your friend.
Code:
iwconfig eth1 essid <SSID>
iwconfig eth1 key <hex WEP key>
ifconfig eth1 up
dhcpcd eth1
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Old 06-30-2009, 04:59 AM   #3
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thank.
when I was istalling WICD and error occured.
I tested wifi-radar and in worked.
 
  


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