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How to use my wireless modem in Wary?
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ashtu43

Joined: 14 Nov 2012
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PostPosted: Wed 14 Nov 2012, 05:20    Post subject:  How to use my wireless modem in Wary?  

i have recently discovered puppy linux and downloaded wary.
i run it thru usb and works fine but offline.
can somebody guide how to make puppy detect my wireless modem?
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alphadog


Joined: 07 Dec 2010
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Location: Deepest Wiltshire UK

PostPosted: Wed 14 Nov 2012, 14:36    Post subject:  

Wireless modem? Do you mean router or some other device?
The easy way to connect your wireless card is as follows;
Menu >Setup > Internet Connection Wizard > Wired or Wireless Lan (or GPRS wireless modem if you have one) Select wlan0 and follow the instructions from there.
Sorry I can't be a bit more precise but I am on a full install using a wired connection , and so consequently all the options are not showing.
See how you get on and if you need more help please ask and if no one else comes to the rescue I will boot up my laptop with a "live" cd and walk you through the process.
Good luck and welcome to the kennels.

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ashtu43

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PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 11:32    Post subject:  

actually i have done all that. i am also able see wlan0.
than puppy asks me to enter WEP encryption. then it fails to connect. so i am stuck.
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PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 15:31    Post subject:  

Have you selected the right encryption ? I think WEP is quite old now.
I use WAP on my router. Also have you put the correct password into the box ? (Caps lock on by any chance?)
These replies may be stating the obvious but better to check all steps as we go. It usually only takes only one little mistake !

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PostPosted: Thu 15 Nov 2012, 15:48    Post subject:  

ashtu43 wrote:
actually i have done all that. i am also able see wlan0.
than puppy asks me to enter WEP encryption. then it fails to connect. so i am stuck.


A WEP tip:

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=272579069&t=51145

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ashtu43

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PostPosted: Fri 16 Nov 2012, 09:37    Post subject:  

Thanks guys!
i got Frisbee on this forum and it has connected me to my router/wireless modem.
Thx again
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