Can't get wireless to work with kubuntu 9.04
bbales at cox.net
Fri Jul 31 18:46:21 UTC 2009
On Friday 31 July 2009 12:07:36 Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Friday 31 July 2009 05:52:31 Bruce Bales wrote:
> > Greetings -
> > Wireless on my laptop with kubuntu 8.04 was not easy. I had to
> > sudo iwconfig ath0 essid bbs key (the wep code) and then
> > sudo dhclient each time I booted up.
> > Then I upgraded to kubuntu 9.04 and the iwconfig line no longer works.
> > The iwconfig line gives me "ath0 no such device."
> > I tried wlan0, wlan, eth0, ath1 and wlan1 -- same result.
> > Wireless was working long enough to install and update 9.04.
> > The main page has an icon which says "network management" Clicking on
> > that then "network connection" then "enable wireless" then "manage
> > connection" gets me nowhere.
> > I would greatly appreciate some help on this.
> > bruce
> Have you tried just "iwconfig" at the cli to see if any wireless interfaces
> are recognized?
> Best Regards / Med venlig hilsen
> Thomas Olsen
I don't understand it, but here is the output of iwconfig.
bruce at laptop:~/docs$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"linksys"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2352 B
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
pan0 no wireless extensions.
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