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Re: Where to type the SSID. newbie



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
> 


As root:

iwconfig <wireless int> essid "ESSID"

ie: iwconfig wlan0 essid "belkin"



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Mark Haney
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ERC Broadband
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