[Server-devel] Hidden SSID and Proxy settings
Dr. Gerald Ardito
gerald.ardito at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 20:54:37 EST 2011
I am just getting back to this.
I have tried the instructions on the wiki at:
But these instructions do not seem to work. After making the changes,
nothing shows up in the Neighborhood view.
I had success starting in Gnome, then connecting to the hidden network. And
this kept when I switched back to Sugar.
But, when I restarted, the hidden network was still hidden, and I had to do
Is there anyway to make this change permanent?
What can I do? Again, we are running the laptops on version 10.1.3.
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Dr. Gerald Ardito
<gerald.ardito at gmail.com>wrote:
> The school is in NYC, the land of hidden SSIDs.
> I will check out this page and try to make it work in the school.
> And, congrats to your grandma.
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 4:43 PM, Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> > This wouldn't happen to be in NYC, would it? I remember reading a long
>> > ago that the schools there have a policy that SSIDs can't be broadcast.
>> > might deter my Grandma with that, but it's almost pointless as a
>> > measure.
>> > 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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