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wifi

by phil66 / October 21, 2015 10:20 AM PDT

I have a pc without a wireless card with ubuntu 14.04 installed. It is hardwired to the modem
I want to add a laptop over the wireless portion of the modem. The modem is capable of handling wifi
Is it possible to have a hardwired desktop and wireless laptop on the same modem

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Clarification Request
Given only this level of detail?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 21, 2015 10:24 AM PDT
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It's a maybe. Without the model numbers of the network gear I can't check out the wifi capable modem's features. It should be OK but my answer has to remain "maybe."

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wifi
by phil66 / October 21, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

Router info
Sagemcom
modem router sageomfast 1704 Windstream
253339947
mac 7c034c3aa06
sn n7108515015207
wireless info
ssid win-aa08
key bzkwa9w
win ma/serial 7c034c43aaa08
Black case with green w on top
has wireless lamp in display array

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Link tells me it can do this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 21, 2015 11:26 AM PDT
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