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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Re: WEP connection problem

From: Robert Peters <robertpeters9@...>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:07:24 +1000
On 23 December 2014 at 08:19, Timothy Pearson
<kb9vqf@...> wrote:

> Off the top of my head Ubuntu ships with non-free firmware by default and
> allows insecure operations (such as using WEP--WEP is practically useless
> and provides no real protection) by default.  Debian has a more privacy-
> and security-conscious stance, and does not ship non-free firmware by
> default among other restrictions.
> Personally I prefer the Debian approach, but that is due to my years of
> experience with Linux and my preference to know of potential security
> problems.  Most users (including myself when I was just getting started so
> long ago) instead find this frustrating and spend long hours with Google
> trying to figure out why things are not working. ;-)
> Tim

Thanks.  I'll look for a wired connection or WPA-secured network and
have a go at the Debian version.