QtMoko - WiFi - ease of use?

Atilla Filiz atilla.filiz at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 11:27:06 CET 2009

You might try installing wicd and running it from QX but that might not be
very user friendly. I agree that Qt wireless manager should be smarter, but
there is not much I can do about it.

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello again,
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Ok, so now WiFi works - great.
>> (still on QrMoko v11, I hope to upgrde to v12 before Radek releases
>> again).
>> And when I am at home and the Neo is connected to my own wireless network
>> it is truly great.
>> Scan seems to work ("WLAN Detection"), but I have to select "Add Networks"
>> afterward, results (of the scan) doesn't show up automatically.
>> However, the list of new networks doesn't indicate if the networks are
>> encrypted or open.
>> And if I try to connect to a network, the connection will just fail if the
>> network is encrypted, without even asking me fro a passphrase.
>> If I go into the "wireless encryption" screen, all the new networks show
>> up as open (even when they are encrypted)
>> Seriously, It can't be supposed to work like this, that I have to know
>> every detail about a network I want to connect to?
>> As long as I have the correct passphrase, the "WLAN program" in QtMoko
>> should figure out the rest of the technical details.
>> So, is ther an easier way? Something that works like NetworkManager in
>> Ubuntu perhpas?
> The silence seems to indicate that there isn't a usable tool for QtMoko
> when it comes to easily connect to any wireless network from the gui when I
> am "out and about".
> Any hints to the comtrary would be nice...
> --
> Torfinn Ingolfsen
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Atilla Filiz
Eindhoven University of Technology
Embedded Systems, Master's Programme
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