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[openFATE 320237] Installation over WiFi should scan for available ESSID
Feature changed by: Karl Cheng (qantas94heavy)
Feature #320237, revision 3
Title: Installation over WiFi should scan for available ESSID

+ openSUSE Distribution: New
+ Priority
+ Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Silviu Marin-Caea (silviumc)
Partner organization:

When installing TW over WiFi, the system asks the user to enter the
ESSID manually. That is unixy, like in the seventies.
Nowadays, people expect easy, they expect the system to scan the
available networks and present a list to the user to pick from. This is
the common way of operating, on every modern system. I've never had to
input the ESSID manually anywhere else, except recently, when
installing TW.

#1: Alexander Weigand (alexanderwe) (2015-12-26 14:48:09)
The request title is not really right. It is possible to scan for
ESSID. But: The complete W-LAN installation is (like descripted) not so
good. Today user want to install W-LAN by selecting rigth ESSID und
after this just entering Password. May be choosing securety level of W-
Lan. In Suse you has to choose type of encription and.... A lot of
qustions many user do not know and another systems (also Mint as
example for an another Linux) do not ask.
So Request title is wrong, but the request is important.

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