I have a laptop with one built-in wired nic (eth0). I sometimes use a
wireless pcmcia card (eth1) or a wireless usb dongle thingy (wlan0).
What I'd like to be able to do is plug in an ethernet cable, or plug in
eth1 or wlan0 and get my connection up. The problem is that different
networks have different configs.
All the wired networks support dhcp. But all have different printers.
Some of the wireless networks require an essid and/or a wep key. And
once connected, I'd like to reconfigure the printers.
I've apt-cache searched and found a number of these tools, and wonder
which ones people might recommend. I'm not that interested in a gui -
I'd really like something to just do it's thing in the background.
The one that looks the most intriguing is ifplugd and waproamd.
Has anyone dealt with this problem and what did you use? If not, does
anyone have this problem and would they be interested in any solution I
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