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/etc/network/interfaces CONFIG FOR WIFI (CUBIUNTU A20)
« on: July 30, 2013, 01:29:19 pm »

Add this to /etc/network/interfaces:

auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
    wpa-ssid YOUR-NETWORK-NAME
    wpa-key-mgmt WPA-PSK
    wpa-group TKIP CCMP
    wpa-psk YOUR-NETWORK-KEY

replacing YOUR-NETWORK-NAME with your router's SSID and YOUR-NETWORK-KEY with your WPA or WPA2 key.

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Re: /etc/network/interfaces CONFIG FOR WIFI (CUBIUNTU A20)
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013, 10:29:08 am »
Hi: I've tried this but didn't success :(
I've the Mercury dongle that I understand, has the 8188 chipset (or at least, the images with such support were the ones that went well). The network manager sees the wifi network, but when I put the key (in the xwindow) it tells me that I don't have permision to do that; but if I edit /etc/network/interfaces as you posted, doesn't connects too.

I've tried with both wpa and wpa2 enconding (both times changing the confoguration on the router).

Any Idea on where I'm going wrong??




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Re: /etc/network/interfaces CONFIG FOR WIFI (CUBIUNTU A20)
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2013, 02:05:14 pm »
If your router is configured with WEP key, you must use:
wireless-essid UR_ESSID
wireless-key UR_KEY

And if your key is not hex, you should put "s:" before the key:
wireless-key s:UR_KEY

I have had problems with a Realtek dongle... but i get it :P