Wireless Networking in Linux

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When you’re going wireless,it pays to be careful. Get the right hardware,and make sure your network is as secure as you think it is.

Almost everything about the computer industry would amaze our great grandparents, but a wireless network seems especially futuristic. The task of configuring Linux for wireless has gotten easier over the years. Many distributions include special tools for configuring wireless networks. But wireless networking has never been without its share of headaches. The special needs of a wireless network require some special attention from the user.

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