Tom Lewis
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Multipul Wifi Networks

Sat May 18, 2013 2:28 pm

Hello Raspberry Pi Community!

I finally got around to setting up my wifi dongle, which is awesome, I would like to be albe to take my pi to a friends and auto connect to his wifi when im there, could I pre-enter the ssid and psk details? would I just duplicate the auto wlan0 settings?

Here is my current interfaces file.


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auto lo

iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet static

auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wpa-ssid SKY88888
wpa-psk IIIIIIII

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Re: Multipul Wifi Networks

Sat May 18, 2013 6:06 pm

You need to set up the /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file in combination with the /etc/interfaces file, which will allow you to set up multiple networks, as well as connections to open wifi (Mickey D's, Starbucks, etc.) if so desired. There are a ton of examples on this forum on how to do that.
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Re: Multipul Wifi Networks

Sun May 19, 2013 1:06 am

Two files to edit:

And yes, you can use the gui one.
then look in your start menu for the wifi gui.

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