WPA on your WLAN

njalk 21/11/2010

Ok time to get you connected to that WPA secured wlan Step one: Get the wpasupplicant package from the repo if it’s not already installed: sudo apt-get install wpasupplicant Step two: Create a file named wpa.conf or something (doesn’t matter what you call it really) Paste this into the file: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ssid=”myssid” psk=”mysecret” key_mgmt=WPA-PSK… Continue Reading »



njalk 21/11/2010

First step: Make sure you have Ndiswrapper installed. If you don’t, open a terminal and enter: sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 That should take care of getting ndiswrapper. Step two: Get the drivers. Go to http://www.fujitsu-siemens.com, then “Download Drivers“, find the Amilo la 1703, then go to Wlan. Get the Windows XP drivers Downloaded the… Continue Reading »


Canon ip5200r printer working on Ubuntu

njalk 03/10/2010

How to get the Canon ip5200r wireless printer working on Ubuntu. First, open the printer admin app: System->Administration->Printing Click New Printer Select AppSocket/Hp JetDirect Enter the ip of the printer on the network in the Host: section Let the Port number be 9100 Click Forward Select Canon from the database Click Forward Scroll yourself down… Continue Reading »

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