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Finding hotspots with Wireless Assistant

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Wireless network access with Linux can still be a bit of black magic to get working, but more tools are becoming available to ease the pain of connecting a Linux system to a wireless network. One such tool is Wireless Assistant, a little KDE application that can be used to connect to various wireless networks.

Wireless Assistant is available for download at It does require the KDE development packages to be installed in order to compile, and the installation process is a simple:

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