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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction to Wireless

    1. Radio Waves

    2. Connections Without Wires

    3. Wireless Alphabet Soup

    4. Bluetooth

    5. Cellular Data

    6. Infrared

  2. Chapter 2 Wi-Fi on Your Linux Box

    1. Quick Start

    2. Chipset Compatibility

    3. Four Steps to Wi-Fi

    4. Linux Wi-Fi Drivers in Depth

  3. Chapter 3 Getting On the Network

    1. Hotspots

    2. Wireless Network Discovery

  4. Chapter 4 Communicating Securely

    1. The Pitfalls of WEP

    2. The Future Is 802.11i

    3. WPA: a Subset of 802.11i

    4. WPA on Linux

  5. Chapter 5 Configuring Access Points with Linux

    1. Linux-Friendly Wireless Vendors

    2. Commercial Wireless Equipment Overview

    3. Configuring Access Points

    4. Flashing Your Access Point

  6. Chapter 6 Building Your Own Access Point

    1. Hardware

    2. Software

    3. Linux-Powered Off-the-Shelf

  7. Chapter 7 Bluetooth

    1. Quick Start

    2. Bluetooth Basics

    3. Bluetooth Hardware

    4. Linux Bluetooth Support

    5. Installing the BlueZ Utilities

    6. Basic Configuration and Operation

    7. Graphical Applications

    8. Cool Bluetooth Tricks

  8. Chapter 8 Infrared

    1. IrDA in the Kernel

    2. PC Laptop with Built-In IrDA

    3. Infrared Dongle

    4. Sharing a Network Connection over IrDA

    5. Connecting to the Internet with a Cell Phone

    6. Transferring Files with OpenOBEX

    7. Synchronizing with a Palm

    8. Pocket PC

  9. Chapter 9 Cellular Networking

    1. Cellular Data

    2. Some Cellular Carriers

    3. Phones and Cards

    4. Sending a Fax

    5. Text Messaging

    6. Acceleration

  10. Chapter 10 GPS

    1. Uses of GPS

    2. A GPS Glossary

    3. GPS Devices

    4. Listening to a GPS

    5. Mapping Wi-Fi Networks with Kismet

    6. GpsDrive

    7. Other Applications

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