[olug] is it just me?

Brian Roberson roberson at olug.org
Mon Sep 26 01:19:29 UTC 2005

On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 11:03:33PM -0500, Neal Rauhauser wrote:
> Case in point: how do you change SSID from the command line? Its not in 
> ifconfig like it is for BSD. There are a dozen conflicting pages found 


> via google and none seem to apply to my vanilla SuSe install. I searched 
> for 'wireless' with YaST, I installed the things I found, and they 
> mostly don't behave - kwifimanager is in a world of its own, and no 
> command line utilities seem to be included. I have vague memories of 

> SuSe feels for all the world like Windows NT 4.0 - a fine idea gone 
> terribly wrong in subtle ways. They're trying to cater to the legions of 
> Windows admins out there and they're losing most of what made Linux good 
> in the first place, just like Redhat did around 2000.

I think you are way off on this comment - but to each his own.

YaST does not perform vodoo - Suse follows the LSB guidlines, such as all good distro's should.


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