Contents

1 Introduction
2 Wireless Linux Compatible NICs
3 Common Wireless Networking Terms

3.1 Wireless Access Points
3.2 Service Set ID
3.3 Encryption

3.3.1 Wired Equivalent Privacy
3.3.2 Wi-Fi Protected Access

4 Networking With Linux Wireless-Tools

4.1 Using iwconfig For wireless-tools Configuration
4.2 Permanent wireless-tools Configuration

4.2.1 Fedora / RedHat
4.2.2 Debian / Ubuntu

4.3 WEP Encryption Configuration

4.3.1 WEP Encryption Configuration

4.3.1.1 WEP Key Generation

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