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Re: figuring out all wireless connections on fedora 6/7



--- "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday mindspring com> wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Sep 2007, Globe Trotter wrote:
> 
> > Dear list,
> >
> > How does one figure out all the wireless connections available at a given
> time?
> > I am told that in ubuntu, I can go to the menu:
> >
> >    System -> Administration -> Networking
> >
> > which gives a list of possible connections.  Then do what comes
> > naturally to change the connection.  Within the same dialog tool
> > there is a place where one can name the current network
> > configuration, e.g., "home wireless" or "home cable" or "work
> > wireless".  Then changing the network is a matter of clicking one of
> > the named items.
> >
> > I am trying to find out whether there is a similar setup available
> > for fedora which would list all the available wireless connections.
> > What is the command? system-config-network does not seem to be
> > providing available wireless or an easy way to connect once
> > identified.......
> 
> if you're talking about just scanning for available networks, you can
> do that on the command line with something like:
> 
>   # iwlist wlan0 scan
> 
> is that what you were talking about?


I see. And then what do I do to connect to a particular wireless? Is there a
graphical interface (point-and-click)?

Thanks,
Trotter


> 
> rday
> 
> p.s.  replace "wlan0" with the appropriate interface specifier, of
> course.
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