Anyone using a USB wireless dongle as access point on fedora?

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Mon Apr 25 03:28:07 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-04-24 at 17:22 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I should also be sure to setup wireless security
> and not broadcast my SSID, etc. (so as not to
> attract the MIS department's attention, who
> would surely tell me I'm not allowed no matter
> how secure I make the interface :-).

If they're doing their job, then not broadcasting your SSID isn't going
to help.  It's just a name being transmitted in part of the traffic.
You're still transmitting, and some other parts of those transmissions
provide identifying information.

[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r

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