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Re: Wireless Network Cards

On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 15:42 +0100, Bob wrote:
> Hello list, I've never installed a PCI wireless network card before,
> I've always run my boxes with wires. However, I've moved to a new house
> and the easiest thing to do is put wireless cards in my boxes.
> Is it as easy as pluging the card in and it all just working, or do I
> need to install some other packages? I'm running Etch with a 2.6 kernel.

# aptitude install wireless-tools

you may need to compile some modules or whatnot, i compile my own
kernels, so i cannot speak about the debian kernels.

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