Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: How is Knoppix accessing the internet through eth and wlan differently?

  1. #1
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Mysore, India
    Posts
    271

    How is Knoppix accessing the internet through eth and wlan differently?

    To,
    Prof. Klaus Knopper and Team Knoppix,

    The general direction in debian for accessing internet through the wlan interface is here:
    5.6.6. The basics of wireless LAN interface and further.

    But that includes appropriate entries in the /etc/network/interfaces file, as described in the debian manual.

    I checked the file /etc/network/interfaces here in knoppix, but there were no special entries. However, through network-manager nm-applet, seeking, identifying and configuring the wlan only through password for wifi security in wpa could be accomplished in a breeze.

    Wow! Thank you, Prof. Knopper, for this design.

    How is this achieved? I am eager to know, as I am facing a great deal of difficulty in configuring the wlan interface to access the internet in Debian, although the wlan0 card easily identifies the various wireless networks in the viccinity, like it does here in knoppix.

    I have installed wpagui in knoppix too, but it doesn't show anything different. It is not even able to scan the network. Then what is the role of wpa_supplicant here in the scheme of things?

    Could someone help and guide me on the way knoppix networking is set up to access the internet so easily? Please?!

    Regards
    Last edited by rajibando; 07-21-2020 at 07:21 AM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


IBM System x3650 M4 CTO Server 7915-AC1, w/ Powers, Risers, RAID for 8x Drives picture

IBM System x3650 M4 CTO Server 7915-AC1, w/ Powers, Risers, RAID for 8x Drives

$250.00



3TB 3.5 seagate ST3000nm0043 SAS 7200RPM 128MB 6GB/s HDD hard drive for servers  picture

3TB 3.5 seagate ST3000nm0043 SAS 7200RPM 128MB 6GB/s HDD hard drive for servers

$23.99



IBM X3650 M4 4-Bay 2.5

IBM X3650 M4 4-Bay 2.5" 2x E5-4640 2.4GHz 8GB M5110e IMM Server 2x PSU

$160.00



IBM SYSTEM x3200 M2 - HDD Removed picture

IBM SYSTEM x3200 M2 - HDD Removed

$80.00



IBM X3650 M4 7915-AC1 2x E5-2680v1 2.7GHz 8GB RAM 8-Bay 16-Core 2.5

IBM X3650 M4 7915-AC1 2x E5-2680v1 2.7GHz 8GB RAM 8-Bay 16-Core 2.5" Server

$197.00



IBM System x3650 Server Dual Xeon E5160, 3GB Ram picture

IBM System x3650 Server Dual Xeon E5160, 3GB Ram

$80.00



IBM 7042-CR5 SERVER picture

IBM 7042-CR5 SERVER

$99.95



IBM X3200M3 Desktop Single Xeon X3450 @2.67GHz, 10GB RAM, NO HDD picture

IBM X3200M3 Desktop Single Xeon X3450 @2.67GHz, 10GB RAM, NO HDD

$115.00



LOT OF 10  HGST 600GB 10K 2.5

LOT OF 10 HGST 600GB 10K 2.5" SAS HDD Hard Drive dell HP supermicro IBM server

$99.99



IBM Power 740 Express Server Untested No Power Supply picture

IBM Power 740 Express Server Untested No Power Supply

$199.99