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Jan 24, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Keith Winston)


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"I needed to connect my new desktop PC wirelessly from my second floor office to my first floor network. As I started researching the options for wireless USB adapters, I realized I might have some work ahead of me. Wireless USB in Linux is still in the early stages of development. But a little searching and some trial and error led to a successful connection.

"While I did not expect the configuration to be easy, I did not expect it to be especially difficult either. To be fair, a lot of the complexities have nothing to do with the USB drivers, but are more related to the device naming and mapping changes that occurred in the upgrade from the 2.4 to the 2.6 kernel..."

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