wifi hotspot problem w Maverick

Brian Wootton Brian.Meg at btinternet.com
Fri Jan 7 13:10:19 UTC 2011

On 07/01/11 12:00, kubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.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)?
and what have you got in /etc/resolv.conf?

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