[Server-devel] Hidden SSID and Proxy settings

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 16:43:16 EST 2011

> This wouldn't happen to be in NYC, would it?  I remember reading a long time
> ago that the schools there have a policy that SSIDs can't be broadcast.  You
> might deter my Grandma with that, but it's almost pointless as a security
> measure.
> http://olpcnyc.wordpress.com/2008/05/09/connecting-to-hidden-wifi-networks/
> That workaround is likely deprecated now, though.

If this is a newer image, one based on F11 then you should be able to
use nmcli to connect.  Take a look at this page.


Hope that helps. My grandma would still hack it in 2 seconds though :-)


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