wifi hotspot problem w Maverick

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 08:32:35 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:22 AM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Running 10.10 I have a, to me, new problem with connecting to a wifi hotspot
> system that have worked in earlier versions.
>
> I connect to the unsecured router w/o problems. Normally you then open a
> browser, try to go to any site and gets redirected to a login page from the
> provider. This worked in 9.10 and 10.04, though come to think of it I had
> another computer last time I was here.
>
> In any case it works in Windows 7 with same computer and wifichips
> (Broadcomm, sadly). In Kubuntu I connect, try to open a page and it hangs
> nicely on "looking up whatever.com". No activity on the network can be seen,
> nothing in logs. Have tried using Networkmanager and Wicd, no difference.

Are you using the hotspot's DNS server(s)?




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