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Re: Where to type the SSID. newbie



On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 15:13 +0100, Manuel Arostegui Ramirez wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 January 2008 16:05:18 Jan Brosius wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a laptop and want to connect wirelessly to the internet. With
> > System>Administration>Network I have created a wireless network. But
> > where can I type my SSID?
> >
> > Thanks for any help
> > Jan Brosius
> 
> Why don't you use iwconfig to set your wireless up? It rather use CLI than the 
> NM (network manager)
OP indicates he is using network rather than NM. I would stop network
and start NM:
service network stop
service NetworkManager start
service NetworkManagerDispatcher start

Then left click on nm-applet in upper right kernel in screen. You should
see your SSID displayed and then you can just click on it to choose it.
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