Networks can be identified by hovering over the circles: an access point is identified by its name (ESSID); a mesh-portal point is identified by its channel number (1, 6, or 11).You can also search for an access point by name in the search bar at the top of the page.Networks that are locked are identified by a badge.To activate your network connection, click once inside the circle that corresponds to your chosen access point.You connect to the Internet from the Neighborhood view. The name of the access point is displayed when you hover over it.You connect by “clicking” in the center of the circle.Go to the Home View—by using the key with one circle found in the upper-left corner of the keyboard—to check your connection.By hovering over the circle icon, you will find details about your connection status.
You make your connection from the Neighborhood view.Mobile ad hoc networking via 802.11s Wi-Fi mesh networking is used to allow many machines to share Internet access as long as at least one of them can see and connect to a router or other access point.The latest version of the OLPC XO is the XO-4 Touch.Your current connection status is shown on the Home view.(The XO was designed for wireless access because in the developing world, wireless is actually the fastest, most reliable, and least expensive way to connect.) Go to the Neighborhood view to connect to an access point.The center of the circle will blink while the laptop is trying to connect.Once you are connected, the rim of the circle turns white.The subnotebooks are designed for sale to government-education systems which then give each primary school child their own laptop.Pricing was set to start at 8 in 2006, with a stated goal to reach the 0 mark in 2008 and the 50-dollar mark by 2010.If you have a password or passphrase, go to Hex Converter to get the hex key.Also, with the Apple Extreme you need to set “shared key”.