CHAPTER 31 Tweaking Wireless Connections

These days it’s becoming increasingly rare to find a small network that doesn’t have a wireless component set up. Wired connections—particularly Gigabit Ethernet connections, which run at a theoretical speed of 1000Mbps—are the networking speed champs, but they’re not always convenient. If you want to access your network or your router’s Internet connection from another room, another floor, or even the back patio, the only practical solution is to cut the cables and go wireless.

This chapter assumes you have a wireless network up and running and that you’d like to make ...

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