networking linux with microsoft, is it easy?
filastin48 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 8 16:40:42 EST 2004
Hi again folks,
There is a misunderstanding here. I need to make the connection in my
office. My office is not wired, the only connection to the internet in my
office is wireless. I have two computers there, the first is using the
windows operating system. It has a wireless card and through it I can
access the internet just fine. The second computer is a linux box using
fedora. I already tried four different wireless cards on it, and got
nowhere. I simply could not find any linux drivers for any of them. I
would like to access the internet with the linux fedora box I have in my
office, instead of using the windows computer. Now, since the only access I
have to the internet is through windows. I want to try to network the linux
box to the windows system for the sole purpose of accessing the internet.
Is this possible. I got a network router lying around at home. I thought
if i take it to the office and link the two computers together, I may be
able to access the internet with my linux box, through the wireless
connection I have working on the machine using windows. I hope this is
By the way, Janina, What wireless card are you using?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dawes, Stephen" <Stephen.Dawes at calgary.ca>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 4:26 PM
Subject: RE: networking linux with microsoft, is it easy?
You wax a little more poetically then I do, but are you not confirming
what I suggested earlier?
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