Set Up Wireless Broadband Access with YaST
Jan 14, 2008, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Lees)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Thanks to Linux kernel updates and newly added drivers,
wireless broadband access is now easy to set up on laptops.
However, some vendors, such as Verizon, don't support broadband
PCMCIA adapters. A script can help, but trying to edit a script can
be difficult for entry-level users, and Internet service providers
(ISP) often provide little information that can help. Enter
openSUSE's YaST, a graphical program that can help users configure
their laptops to use wireless broadband PC Cards and other types of
modems to connect to a network.
"First, you need to set up the adapter and its drivers..."