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Fedora 12 Takes Aim at Linux Networking

Nov 18, 2009, 01:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

""The features that I feel closest to this time, and that have affected me, are the network manager improvements in mobile broadband, which are pretty extensive," Frields told InternetNews.com. "Not only do we have a provider database that makes it easy to tether your phone to your laptop and get online, but also we've got functions to allow use of newer EVDO cards and mobile USB interfaces that are out there."

"In particular, Frields said Bluetooth-based tethering received attention in Fedora 12, to the point where he now considers it to be trouble-free and "foolproof." He explained that users with Bluetooth connectivity on their mobile phones will simply see their device pop up in the Fedora 12 network manager list as a selectable item, enabling them to easily tether it to their PC for Internet connectivity."

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