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Howto: Thinclient - Wireless LAN for Gentoo Linux

Here a Howto how you can connect to WLAN Access Points (over WPA/wpa_supplicant) with yout Thinclient.

If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:

Required software

The required software has to be installed with the following command(s):
chroot /gtc/test /bin/bash -c 'env-update &>/dev/null && source /etc/profile && emerge net-wireless/wpa_supplicant'

Changes in /gtc/test/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf

File permissions:
Owner: root
Group: root
Permissions: -rwxr--r--

Click here for a download of the complete file: /gtc/test/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf

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Configure these parameters to fit in your environment.

ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
ctrl_interface_group=wheel
eapol_version=1
#ap_scan=2
fast_reauth=1

network={
        ssid="home"
        scan_ssid="0"
        mode=0
        #bssid=XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
        #bssid=XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
        proto=WPA RSN
        key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
        #phase1="peaplabel=1"
        #phase2="auth=MSCHAPV2"
        priority=10
        pairwise=CCMP TKIP
        group=CCMP TKIP
        identity="username"
        psk="XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"
}

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