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Re: guessnet and wireless

On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 10:00:33 +0200, Lorenzo Bettini wrote:
> H.S. wrote:
> >Lorenzo Bettini wrote:
> >>Hi
> >>
> >>I'm successfully using guessnet to use a specific wired network 
> >>configuration by using specific tests.
> >>
> >>I'd like to do the same for wireless network; guessnet says that it 
> >>supports waproamd, but waproamd says it is obsolete and suggests to 
> >>use wpa-supplicant instead...
> >>
> >>does anyone have an example configuration for using the right wireless 
> >>network according to some tests (detect the presence of a specific 
> >>access point, etc.)?
> >>
> >>thanks in advance
> >>    Lorenzo
> >>
> >
> >In my wife's Inspiron 5160 Dell laptop (has Broadcom 1350 wireless mini 
> >pci card, iirc), the bcm43xx module works perfectly. The laptop is 
> >running ubuntu, btw. I just have to go to System->Networking GUI (also 
> >obtained by network-admin command) and I just select a 'location' and 
> >configure my interfaces. e.g., I have set up her university wireless 
> >connection and also her home wireless connection. She just needs to 
> >start that GUI to change the ssid and her wireless cards works pretty 
> >nicely. She is using WEP btw, not wpa. I don't think her laptop has 
> >guessnet installed. I know wap-supplicant is not installed (I think you 
> >need this only for wpa).
> Actually I have no problem in starting the wireless connection 
> manually...  what I'd want is the connection to start up automatically 
> according to the access point detected (just like I did with guessnet 
> for wired connections)...



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