Re: going wireless
- From: Jim <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 19:02:00 GMT
Robert Holdcroft came up with this when s/he headbutted the keyboard a
moment ago in alt.os.linux.suse:
Also, Would a Belkin wireless adaptor work with a netgear router?
Yes. As far as the equipment is concerned it's all just data packets using
"Robert Holdcroft" <mh004s2302@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
I have cable broadband in the UK. I am thinking of getting a wireless
router and wireless USB adaptor cards with it. Will these cards work on
Suse Linux 10.1?
Yes. 99% of wifi cards are supported now. The remainder can usually be
kicked into life by utilising ndiswrapper and the XP driver.
And is the wireless connection easy to set up?
Depends how secure you want to make it. You can have completely open (not
recommended), WEP/WPA (safer options) or you can go so far as to use SSH
tunnelling, which can get insane (never having gone that route myself).
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