debian from ethernet to wifi

Cheryl Homiak cah4110 at
Sat Sep 12 16:40:15 UTC 2015

I didn't tell him that because he hadn't yet checked out his card to find out what it was.

> On Sep 12, 2015, at 4:59 AM, Tony Baechler <tony at> wrote:
> Since no one actually told you what tools you need to install in order to configure your wireless, try these:
> wpasupplicant
> wireless-tools
> wicd-curses
> On 9/11/2015 6:40 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> I have a command line installation of debian on a laptop that's supposed to
>> have the hardware to do wifi.  Right now, I don't yet know what additional
>> software to install so this computer can talk to the wifi network and log
>> on.  archlinux has madwifi and a large section on wifi installation on its
>> installguide file but that's not in the debian repository so for now I have
>> no clue.  I do have a wifi adapter antenna I will have to use with a tower
>> system but don't know if this wil also be needed to run the laptop.
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