wireless local area network (WLAN)

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How to serve a webpage on connection to WiFi network

I would like to be able to serve a local webpage (on a LAN) when someone connects to a WiFi network. This happens quite often in libraries, cafes etc, so i'm sure it can be done, but I have no idea ...
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How to secure adhoc networks

What is the right way to secure adhoc networks? WPA_NONE is a cruel hack (doesn’t work most of the time, discards important packets, ..), WEP is not secure and Open… open is open. IPSec is a level to ...
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How to use zeroconf?

Do I run it in a command line? Do I run it as a GUI application? I think it discovers resources available through a local network and assigns addresses to the resources. What happens next? Is this ...
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Is it possible to identify computers in the network by their names?

I will have several laptops which will be used by other side to build a local network. Some of these laptops will be working as web servers and other as clients. I will not have any control over the ...
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How to use the mode master with the ath5k driver?

In this page, they says that we can use the AP mode with the ath5k driver since linux 2.6.31 I am using Ubuntu Karmic with : linux 2.6.31-16-generic I would like to share my eth0 WAN connection ...