Re: Cannot connect to WiFi.
- Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:26:24 +0100
- From: Jeroen Mathon <jeroenmathonmac@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Cannot connect to WiFi.
Have you tried using a different interface to configure the network instead of using the GUI one? Like `nmtui` < Highly reccomend this as fallback for when the gui acts up. On 11/16/2017 04:21 PM, Cindy-Sue Causey wrote: > On 11/16/17, Jeroen Mathon <jeroenmathonmac@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> On 11/16/2017 11:28 AM, Eric S Fraga wrote: >>> On Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 at 19:48, Juan R. de Silva wrote: >>> >>>> When "Authentication Key is required" dialog pops up and the key is >>>> entered,j Connect button remains grayed out/disabled. Thus there is no >>>> way to get through but pressing Cancel button. >>> What type of security are you using? WEP or WPA? I had this problem >>> with a WEP using access point. Switched to WPA and was fine. >> >> A good thing to also note is the length of the key. >> >> I think that the minimal length for the key was something arround 8 >> characters. > > That's a good one. One of them is 13 characters. I only know that from > messing around with it a couple years ago. > > While doing the same earlier this year, nothing reminded that you need > that odd amount. It seems like that occurred in multiple unrelated > places, too, while I was "grasping at straws". :) > > If I come across my specific case use again, it's at least wishlist > worthy to have some kind of advisement/reminder, e.g. at least a > cursor hover triggered tip, there in your face when you're first > setting that up.. > > Cindy :)
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