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Instructions for Wi-Fi Configuration with the Ubuntu Linux 8.04 Operating System (Hardy Heron)

The following steps can be made directly by laptop/PC owners. 

Select the Network Manager in the menu bar, then left-click Connect to Other Wireless Network 

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  1. Type wifi-studenti as "Network Name:", select None for "Wireles Security:" then click on the "Connect" button

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  2. After the connection to the wireless network has been established, the network connection icon will appear in the menu bar

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  3. Settings can be checked by right-clicking the connection icon and selecting Connection Information

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  4. A new window with connection informations will appear

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  5. The status of the wireless network interface can be checked by opening a terminal: Application -> Accessories -> Terminal and typing the following command: iwconfig
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  6. Using the terminal with the command: ifconfig nome_interfaccia you can check the TCP/IP parameters linked to the wireless network interface

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