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Meeting Saturday 11th October

The provisional agenda for the next meeting can be found at It’s on the twiki so feel free to edit any items. The minutes of the last meeting are at The date for this last meeting was input wrong and was actually 23/09/03 NOT August as stated in the link. The last meeting […]

Update on activities since last meeting see minutes

Minutes can be found at Training & Support See last post – Training will start on October 23rd, it might be an idea to incorporate a surgery night with one of the training nights to clear some of the PC boxen out of the office. If we do this it might be a […]

11th October – Taking Control

Saturday October 11th 10.30-5 Flax Drayton, South Petherton, Somerset Attendance free • Bring and share lunch • Crèche Suitable for old hands and raw beginners alike! Please confirm attendance before October 9th, especially if you require the creche for your children For more information contact UpStart on 0845 458 1473 Email or visit […]

Building a FreeBSD access point

I’ve built myself an access point using FreeBSD, and it’s dead easy! I have: One old P200 box (96meg ram, ethernet card, 2gig disk) One d-link dwl-520 prism 2.5 card A fresh install of FreeBSD on it ( ) Then to change this box into a functional access point takes just 5 commands! # […] email addresses email addresses are now available.. current retreval methods are pop3 imap and webmail. Server addresses: pop3: smtp: imap: webmail: please email to request an account 🙂

Buffalo WLI-PCM-L11GP

hermes chipset pcmcia card Pros: reasonably cheap good linux support external antenna (lucent connector) Cons: not as many options as a prism based device (perfect for client use tho) Uses: laptops, multia (or other desktop with pcmcia bridge) based clients Available from: