[olug] is it just me?
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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