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Re: Some questions about seting up wireless network between linux and vista ;

a dehqan:
> In The Name Of God

Which one? :)

> ifconfig wlan0 down
> /etc/dbus-1/event.d/25NetworkManager stop
> iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc
> iwconfig wlan0 channel 6
> iwconfig wlan0 essid allah
> iwconfig wlan0 key 12346

The latter enables WEP encryption. WEP is better than nothing, but
offers no real protection.

> This command set a key ,what is it encryption type ?WEP ?


> 2-On other side(vista),what type of athentication should be set ? no
> athentication ? shared ? WAP2-personal ?

All wifi station *must* use the same encryption settings. Otherwise,
they cannot talk to each other.

> 3-With which command ,will linux connect to the network that vista is
> waiting in it ?

That depends on how you set up Vista. Generally, you need the same
settings on both sides.

> 4-Should encryption type on each side be similar ?

Yes. (Or no: it is not that they should be similar, they *must* be

> 5- With wifi-radar linux connects but it does not show any shared
> folder of vista just there is a icon with the name of vista computer .

I do not know what wifi-radar is but it sounds like you try to look for
a network share with an inappropriate tool.

> 6- Can network be setup without any encryption and security types ?


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