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Old 02-19-2009, 06:12 AM   #1
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Question wireless in slack 12.2

Hi every body. i have installed the slackware 12.2 on my notebook. All works right, but i want configure my wireless conection. I have read some tutorials to configure but don't work. In one of those i found a explanation to compile a program called ndiswarpper and run a windows xp driver. Ok. i make this and, incredible, its works to find my wireless network. I'm using a k wi fi manager of Kde to do this. But in the window that i use to configure the conection say me that is no Ip configured to my conection. how i configure the conection correctly?

sorry for my poor english. I'm a brazilian guy.
Old 02-19-2009, 10:25 AM   #2
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Hi brunoso!
Welcome to LQ.
I'm not real sharp on this stuff so I just use "wicd" which works perfect for me.
Just run:
slackpkg update
Slackpkg install wicd
Then reboot and you'll find the wicd icon on your toolbar.

Happy Slackin'
Old 02-24-2009, 07:28 AM   #3
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Thanks Slackass. Now i can connect to my wireless network. This program is wonderful. In 2 click's i have configured my connection. It's pretty simples to use. It's like a program in Badows Vista.

Thanks for the help. ;D

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