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Successful use of DDE in ArchHurd

http://www.archhurd.org

We are happy to announce that DDE has been successfully packaged for Arch Hurd! This means that we now have the ability to compile drivers from Linux 2.6 for the Hurd.
If you want to run DDE now for your network card, the wiki should help - feel free to update it!

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Mesh Networking using OLSR Protocol on GNU Systems with Free Software

http://www.kwalinux.nl

"For viafrica.org I studied the possibility of setting up a wireless mesh network using ubuntu..."

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Configuring Strong Wi-Fi (802.1X) Authentication in Linux, Part II

http://www.linuxplanet.com

As the weaker forms of wireless encryption fail, migrating to stronger encryption protocols becomes more urgent. Eric Geier shows how to configure Linux clients to use strong encryption to connect to wireless networks.

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Advisory Against WiFi Drivers in Linux Staging Tree

http://www.ubuntu-user.com

Dan Williams, Red Hat collaborator and NetworkManager developer, might be upset but doesn't let it get to him. In the GNOME blog, he advises "just say no" to WiFi drivers in the linux-staging tree and recommends changes.

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Stumbling and Sniffing Wireless Networks in Linux, Part 3

http://www.linuxplanet.com

In this third and final installment of how to survey the airwaves with Linux tools, Eric Geier shows us more tools for network surveying and discovery, deep snooping, and intrusion detection and alerting.

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MPAA shuts down entire town's muni WiFi over a single download

http://www.boingboing.net

The MPAA has successfully shut down an entire town's municipal WiFi because a single user was found to be downloading a copyrighted movie.

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Head-mounted computer with Linux, WiFi

http://hackaday.com

Most wearable computers we’ve seen feature a head-mounted display tethered to a small PC system in a backpack or worn on a belt. Here’s a slick little system that does away with the cord, fitting the entire system in the glasses.

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Laptop Renovation Part II - The Community Feeds Back

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Upon reading responses to my previous post, I decided to put some of the community’s suggestions to the test and examine some of the other options out there. Of the suggestions given, I primarily focused my attention on Debian (Lenny), Damn Small Linux and the wattOS beta.

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Created by Mr_Shifty 4 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 47 weeks ago
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Ten top wireless connection tools for Linux

http://resources.zdnet.co.uk

Mobile Linux users have so many options when it comes to wireless connectivity tools, it is worth homing in on the strongest candidates, says Jack Wallen.

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Use FreeRADIUS for Wi-Fi Authentication

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

One authentication server you could use is called FreeRADIUS, an open source project, developed under the GNU General Public License Version 2 (GPLv2). It is actually the most widely used RADIUS server in the world.

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Kernel Log - Coming in 2.6.31 - Part 1: Wi-Fi

http://www.h-online.com

Linux 2.6.31 will be IEEE 802.15.4 capable and will include a new Wi-Fi driver for Intel chips. The Wi-fi stack and drivers are now better able to use newer power saving technologies.

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Atheros Wi-Fi goes open-source, Linux friendly

http://blogs.computerworld.com

If you use Wi-Fi on your laptop, there's an excellent chance you're using Atheros chipsets for your wireless networking. Atheros' silicon is in gear from Linksys, D-Link and Netgear to name but a few vendors. However, although Atheros has been popular, they haven't always been friendly to open-source and Linux developers.

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Atheros HAL Under Free Software License

http://www.phoronix.com

"...This week Atheros Communications has made another step forward in enabling their wireless products on Linux. Atheros has released their HAL used for their 802.11a/b/g devices under the ISC. The ISC (or Internet Systems Consortium) is a BSD-derived free software license that is supported by the Free Software Foundation..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Manage your wifi networks and profiles with wifi-radar

http://www.go2linux.org

I have been traveling the last two weeks, and I have found how useful is wifi-radar on my Linux powered laptop.

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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City uses Linux, OSS for its free municipal Wi-Fi

http://www.theinquirer.net

SINCE LAST week the coastal city of Rosario, Argentina's second largest city and home of about a million people is among the growing club of World cities with free municipal Wi-Fi access.

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