[Bug 63176] Can't connect to my Kubuntu laptop to my WPA enabled network.

TFrog stgparris at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 3 18:13:53 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

I'm running a Compaq Presario R4125US laptop with a Broadcom BCM4318
chipset.  The repository debs for ndiswrapper-utils and ndiswrapper
don't work at all.  I searched the net for others with similar issues.
Others are having this issue as well.  seems those packages are broken.
I did however, download and compile the ndiswrapper version 1.23 from
source code.  From there my system recognized my chipset and was able to
see it in the network settings in the system settings.  Afterward, I
downloaded and installed Knetworkmanager like I did with Dapper.  I
attempted to connect to my home network and was not prompted to enter a
password for KDE Wallet and Knetworkmanager didn't seem to keep my
passkey.  Knetworkmanager hung at 28% while trying to configure my
network access.  The laptop works fine wired but this is the ONLY issue
I got with the new Edgy.  My desktop works fabulous and I'd love to
personally thank the person who put in the extra effort into doing the
mouse drivers.  My wireless mouse on my desktop no longer freezes to the
point of hard reset.  CONGRATS.  Otherwise a fine effort on all your

** Affects: ndiswrapper (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Needs Info

Can't connect to my Kubuntu laptop to my WPA enabled network.

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