Re: Wireless Encryption (was Re: NetworkManager Cannot Connect to Wireless Network)
On 07/11/2010 06:11 AM, John Frankish wrote:
From: Ron Johnson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, 11 July, 2010 14:04
Subject: Re: Wireless Encryption (was Re: NetworkManager Cannot Connect
to Wireless Network)
On 07/10/2010 11:12 PM, John Frankish wrote:
According to the IEEE, WEP-40 and WEP-104 "have been deprecated as
they fail to meet their security goals".
You should instead use WPA2-AES or, if that is not possible, WPA2-PSK.
Thanks for the suggestion, but my old router does not support either of these
Then either upgrade your router's firmware to Tomato or DD-WRT (if
they support your router) or bite the bullet and buy a new one.
You can get really good ones mail order for US$55-60.
Well OK, but this still does not solve the issue of why NetworkManager will not
Connect to the router :)
True enough, but there's a reason it's called Network Mangler...
Seek truth from facts.