Handbook Talk:Parts/Installation/Networking

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Missing Path template

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This discussion is done as of 2017-05-15.

In the following sentence there's a missing Path template around wlan0:

In the above example, 6 interfaces are found. The eth0 one is most likely the (wired) Ethernet adapter whereas wlan0 is the wireless one.

Fturco (talk) 15:20, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

Fixed! --Maffblaster (talk) 18:38, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

Missing whitespace

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This discussion is done as of 2017-05-15.

In the following sentence there's a missing whitespace between working, and continue:

"Once wireless is working,continue configuring the IP level networking options as described in the next section (Understanding network terminology) or use the net-setup tool as described previously."

Fturco (talk) 15:26, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

Fixed! --Maffblaster (talk) 18:38, 15 May 2017 (UTC)


iw dev wlp9s0 connect -w GentooNode key 0:d:1234123412341234abcd wrong

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This discussion is still ongoing.
key must be [d:]index:data where
  'd:'      means default (transmit) key
  'index:'  is a single digit (0-3)
  'data'    must be 5 or 13 ascii char
            or 10 or 26 hex digits
for example: d:2:6162636465 is the same as d:2:abcde

i'am wired man, but other sites provide examples:

http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Documentation/iw/ https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/documentation/iw/replace-iwconfig iw wlan0 connect foo keys 0:abcde d:1:0011223344 --Cronolio (talk) 09:21, 23 May 2017 (UTC)