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Mike7

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PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 00:23    Post subject:  

Hi, all.

Can someone tell me what the wireless network tool is in SlimPup and if it will connect to WEP-protected wi-fi as well as WAP-protected wi-fi?

I have Puppeee-4.4 on an Asus eeePC 1000HA, and Pwireless2 will not take WEP passwords, so I'm looking for another Puppy distro to replace it with.

Thanks!

Mike
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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jun 2014, 22:25    Post subject:  

Mike7 wrote:
Hi, all.

Can someone tell me what the wireless network tool is in SlimPup and if it will connect to WEP-protected wi-fi as well as WAP-protected wi-fi?

I have Puppeee-4.4 on an Asus eeePC 1000HA, and Pwireless2 will not take WEP passwords, so I'm looking for another Puppy distro to replace it with.

Thanks!

Mike
Hi,
Yes, it does support WEP. I bet Puppeee could do it if you input the password differently.
To use WEP on Puppy, you usually have to input the password in HEX (not ASCII) or type "s:" before the password.
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Mike7

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PostPosted: Sun 22 Jun 2014, 13:08    Post subject:  

Hi, Sheepy.

Pwireless2 in Puppeee won't accept any passwords. I've tried using HEX but it didn't help. I'll try putting the s in front, but I doubt it will make any difference. There's just something wrong with this version of Pwireless2. Plus I think it was written before the WPA2 encryption protocol that's become standard for wi-fi, so it isn't much use any more.

Cheers.

Mike

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