[ILUG-BOM] Wireless connection problem.

Rony gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 12:43:28 IST 2010

steve wrote:
> On 01/29/2010 06:49 PM, Rajen M. Parekh wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am not able to establish wireless connection on my wireless router if
>> I choose "Do not broadcast SSID" setting on the router.
> Firstly, why exactly are you choosing to not broadcast your SSID ? You do 
> understand that doing so does not really affect the security of your network, 
> right ? (that is just security by obscurity, for real world security use WPA)
> Secondly, just a shot-in-the-dark, with NetworkManager running, right click the 
> nm-applet and choose the option 'Connect to a Hidden Wireless Network ...' and 
> check whether that option lets you connect.
Where is the original message, Why didn't I receive it?

Anyway Rajen, if you face problems with NM, try wicd as an alternative. 
Install wicd first then remove NM or your internet will get messed up 
once NM is removed.



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