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Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of UserDocs/Distro/Debian/ConfiguringtheMadWifidevice

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    5555 * Official [http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-gateway.en.html Debian Reference] 
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    57 The following paragraphs will consist of a handful of example interfaces entries for using MadWifi devices. For each possible command parameter of iwconfig you can include an option in /etc/network/interfaces named like that parameter with a "wireless-" prefix. Wireless devices are more complex to setup correctly, because of the nature of their usage, and the broad range of features available to them. For example, some of them are removeable and some support multiple VAP's (madwifi-ng). Therefore, some special handling is required to exploit as much as possible out of these features. 
     57The following paragraphs will consist of a handful of example interfaces entries for using MadWifi devices. For each possible command parameter of iwconfig you can include an option in /etc/network/interfaces named like that parameter with a "wireless-" prefix. Wireless devices are more complex to setup correctly, because of the nature of their usage, and the broad range of features available to them. For example, some of them are removeable and some support multiple VAPs (madwifi-ng). Therefore, some special handling is required to exploit as much as possible out of these features. 
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    5959Client to an access point (essid of "wep.net") with '''WEP security''', using '''wireless-tools''' and obtaining an IP via DHCP: