[Nottingham] Network settings and different wifi locations

David Aldred david at familyaldred.org.uk
Sun Dec 23 22:10:41 GMT 2007

On Sunday 23 December 2007, Christopher Joice wrote:
> My setup uses DHCP to always assign me the same IP when on my home
> network, it was fairly easy to associate the MAC with an IP in the
> config of my router. As such I use networkmanager / nm-applet to handle
> all my network connecting, it always uses DHCP but if DHCP always gives
> to the MAC of your wifi card, there is little difference
> between that and a "static" IP.
> nm-applet has a KDE version, knetworkmanager ? Anyway, it can integrate
> with g/k wallet and store wep / wpa etc. keys so remembers wifi
> connections you have already made. It also scans for any available
> connections and defaults to wired if you plug that in.

Thanks, useful suggestions. 

David Aldred

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