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Re: [SLE] Installing on a laptop
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 16:46:06 -0400
  • Message-id: <1116362765.8582.15.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 16:32, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 May 2005 4:18 pm, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 10:54, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> > > On Friday 13 May 2005 6:22 am, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > > > I installed 9.3 on a Dell Lattitude D-600. Snagged the windows modem
> > > > drivers for the wire-less nic and using ndiswrapper installed it with
> > > > some help from Google. I don't have a persistent config for the nic,
> > > > but the bash history has the needed line to make it active. (I'll work
> > > > on that when a get several minutes.) The additions in KDE dealing with
> > > > WIFI are a great help in setting access points.
> > >
> > > After doing a scan for sites in KDE software, how does one choose a given
> > > access point? Clicking with the mouse, left or right option won't
> > > highlight any access point.
> > >
> > > Help appreciated.
> >
> > I wish I could help Fred. I haven't been back to that unit in a bit.
> > My neighbour had a WAP with no security but seems to have done away with
> > it. I didn't have 9.3 when I went to penguicon, but i did have the
> > laptop (9.1 no kde updates to 3.4) and had to use you know what. :(
>
> Ok......thanks. Nothing works to select an access point, which can't be the
> intent of the software.

Doc Searles has something on this topic, I think it's in the current
version of Linux Journal. Might be of some help.

Mike


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