[Nottingham] Rt2500 wireless card, ubuntu dapper, WPA

Duncan John Fyfe djf at star.le.ac.uk
Tue Sep 5 09:04:15 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 13:24 +0100, David Deans wrote:
> Long shot, but here goes...
> Has anyone had any luck setting up a rt2500-chipset wireless card, or
> any kind of wi-fi device, with a router set up to use WPA? I'm using WEP
> atm, which is a pain as I have had to use a non-ASCII key (configuration
> utilities will not take an equivalent ASCII passphrase)

If you are using iwconfig then you can use an ASCII passphrase by
prefixing s: to it so:


Have fun,

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