Ipw2200 needs updating
After a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Latitude D600, I'm having wireless issues.
The operating system slurps data like there is no tomorrow, especially when systems are set up using the express settings.
Experienced users may disable telemetry and data collection partially during setup, and then some more afterwards using the Registry or Group Policy.
What makes this problematic however is the fact that it is nearly impossible to stop all of the data collecting that is taking place.
While users may disable some, for instance by using privacy tools (of which there are plenty), others cannot be disabled or stopped that easily, for instance because of hardcoded host and IP address information that bypass the Hosts file of the operating system.
Windows 7 and 8Windows 7 and 8 users have been plagued by "upgrade preparation" updates but left alone otherwise up until recently when it comes to this new level of data collecting.