Connecting to a hidden WPA2 wireless network

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Connecting to a hidden WPA2 wireless network

Postby Ananke on Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:20 pm

I feel that I must be missing something obvious, but I'm having trouble setting up wireless. My atheros based internal wifi card seems to have been detected properly. Unfortunately I can not connect to a hidden WPA2 network.

Is there an online help page or forum topic on wireless networking options?

Thank you.
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Re: Connecting to a hidden WPA2 wireless network

Postby Husse on Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:10 am

You have a wiki here
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php/MintWifi
If you control the AP set it to "Visible" you only get problems when hidden - no security boost at all
You might unhide and make your first connection and then hide again I think it will work but not sure
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Re: Connecting to a hidden WPA2 wireless network

Postby 900i on Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:34 am

Never been able to connect to mine if it's hidden. :(
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