[GRLUG] Free FON router

Michael Mol mikemol at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 11:25:36 EST 2007

On 2/13/07, Benjamin Eavey <ben at eavey.com> wrote:
> > Try using ifconfig, iwconfig and dhclient directly, rather than
> > network manager or ifup/ifdown.
> I'm comfortable using the command-line tools, and yes, it could be a
> temporary workaround, but I'd rather fix NetworkManager.  I switch
> between wireless networks all the time, and I don't want to type at a
> terminal prompt every time I need to connect somewhere new.  I used to
> do that, but never again.  :)
> I'm looking for ease-of-use, and the ability to fluidly move between
> networks without having to do anything at all.  NetworkManager
> accomplishes that nicely for me right now, with this one exception.
> It's weird, though.  I wonder what's going on with it?
> Haven't really had time to troubleshoot it much.

I didn't mean to suggest it as a permanent replacement, I wanted to
know if you were able to connect using it.


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