wifi hotspot problem w Maverick

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 13:36:43 UTC 2011


On 07/01/2011 15:10, Brian Wootton wrote:
> 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?
>
well, I am not there at the moment but it does list the nameservers I 
can see on the Windows side when I am connected.





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