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Set Up Wireless Broadband Access with YaST

Jan 14, 2008, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Lees)

"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..."

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