WiFi w00t!

Well, that was simpler than I expected it to be. Today I bought a Linksys WRT54G wireless router, and brought it home. Lo and behold, it Just Works™ with Ubuntu Linux! Everything was preconfigured in the install. All I had to do was run the Network Setup wizard from within GNOME on my Linux desktop and it worked fine out of the box.

So now I can be online while wandering about the house. Maybe I’m typing this naked….you’ll never know. Heh.

I’ve said it before, but Linux has come a very long way in terms of user friendliness….there was a time when stuff like this required recompiling the Linux kernel. And if you don’t know what that means, count your blessings.

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