WPA enabled wireless in DSL.

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue Feb 12 21:22:08 MST 2008


On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:54:37PM -0700, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Joshua Lutes wrote:
>> Okay, so this is a plea for help.
>
> I have a lot more confidence in Ubuntu's hardware support.  Therefore, I 
> would like to suggest you try booting the latest Xubuntu on your laptop and 
> see if you can configure the wireless network with Ubuntu's tools. If 
> Xubuntu works, see if it will fit on the hard drive; then if Xubuntu won't 
> fit, at least you'll have a functional reference implementation.
>
> http://www.xubuntu.org/

And if xubuntu will work, but won't fit on the hard drive, get the
alternate installation CD, and do a minimal alternate (Debian)
installation from that. I did that recently on my 132.774 MHz 68 MB
firewall. I have X on it (so I can SSH in and run emacs on it), and it
fits in just over a GB.

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