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olsrd 0.5.6-r3 released !

http://www.olsr.org

"The olsr.org OLSR daemon is an implementation of the Optimized Link State Routing protocol. As such it allows mesh routing for any network equipment. It runs on any wifi card that supports ad-hoc mode and of course on any ethernet device...."

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Atheros Hardware Abstraction Layer Source Is Released

http://hardware.slashdot.org

« With the recent discussion here on proprietary blobs in the Linux kernel, it's nice to see that today Sam Leffler has released the source for the Atheros Hardware Abstraction Layer under the ISC license, which is both GPL and BSD compatible. The Atheros chipset is used in many laptops, so this is another important step towards running a completely free distribution. »

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Atheros releases free software wireless driver; no binary blobs

http://www.fsf.org

"Atheros Communications has announced the release of free software wireless drivers for ath9k. The ath9k driver requires no proprietary binary blobs and works on several chipsets and over a dozen wireless devices..."

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KWireless: KDE Wireless Manager for Debian/Ubuntu

http://www.linuxlove.org

Wireless in Linux has finally reached a point where it’s easy to setup and use. Most distributions provide graphical applications to manage your wireless connection. Ubuntu is one of them with its simple but effective and easy to use network-admin.

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2007: That Was a Very Good (Linux) Year

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

This once I wish I could attach an audio clip to the headline, so that you could hear William Shatner singing "It Was a Very Good Year", just to get into the proper mood.

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Linux Internet tablets gain WiFi login agent

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Boingo Wireless Inc. has announced a free WiFi software agent for Nokia's Linux-based Internet tablets. The quick-connect agent is said to streamline logins at some 100,000-plus Boingo Mobile hotspots, for users of Nokia's N810 or N800 running Tablet OS 2008.

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Software Freedom Law Center Completes Review of Linux Wireless Code

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), today announced that it has carefully reviewed the lineage of the open source Atheros wireless driver for Linux and determined which portions can be distributed under the ISC license (also known as the 2-clause BSD license).

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Un-Plugged Rant: GNU/Linux & Wireless

http://blue-gnu.biz

Sometimes I just gotta wonder about GNU/Linux and wi-fi...Maybe you can help.

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It's unofficial: Microsoft bets business on Linux

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Microsoft appears to be using a Linux based wireless LAN and loving it.

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Unlocking the Wireless Broadband Gates

http://www.linuxinsider.com

The Federal Communications Commission is working out the rules for what could be the most important radio spectrum auction for years to come. At stake is the right to use spectrum in the coveted 700 MHz bands, which are characterized by the ability to travel long distances and go through the walls of buildings.

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Can OpenMoko break the wireless monopoly?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Open source telephony takes a big step forward today as the OpenMoko neo1973 starts shipping to developers. Its public Wiki is also open for business.

The phone runs an open Linux kernel and what it calls Mobile FOSS, meaning everything inside it is Free and Open Source Software. Parts were chosen based on the availability of complete documentation.

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New kernel brings better wireless support

http://www.linux.com

In Linus Torvalds' words, "Not a whole lot of changes since -rc7," but the more significant upgrades in kernel release 2.6.22, announced over the weekend, include a new wireless stack, a new FireWire stack, and a new SLAB allocator for more efficient memory management.

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