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I'm trying to start an ad-hoc connection on my Apire One laptop. I read I need to use wlanconfig, but I cant grasp it's syntax.

There's no way to do it in the GUI. Halp?
Edited by DarkNite - 12/23/08 at 2:56pm
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Try this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Adhoc, replace eth1 with ath1 or whatever the wifi calls itself.
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Huh? You just click the NetworkManager icon and go to Create new wireless network. You need to have dnsmasq installed.
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Ok I installed dnsmasq but I still cant get it going. The aspire one comes with a chinese distro based on fedora. The default connection manager doesnt have ad-hoc as an option. :S
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Originally Posted by DarkNite View Post
Ok I installed dnsmasq but I still cant get it going. The aspire one comes with a chinese distro based on fedora. The default connection manager doesnt have ad-hoc as an option. :S
I hate when that happens.

Might I suggest installing a real Linux distro on there?
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I hate when that happens.

Might I suggest installing a real Linux distro on there?
^This.

I've run a few different distros on my Aspire One, and other than having to configure the wireless, they all run fine.
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