loss of Internet Access on Ubuntu 10.04

Alan Pope alan.pope at canonical.com
Tue Mar 31 20:43:27 UTC 2020


Hi Glenn,

On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 at 21:38, Glenn K0LNY <glennervin at cableone.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm going to see if I can just upgrade this Ubuntu 10.04 on the Asus
> netbook.
> I cannot seem to get WIFI on it, so I plugged it directly into my router
> via Ethernet cable, and it still does not access any web pages using FF.
> I checked to ensure the "work off line" was not checked.
> So I'm wondering, when Ubuntu gets out of date, does it disable its
> Internet connectivity?
>

No, that doesn't happen intentionally


> Or does anyone have any ideas?
>
> <https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-accessibility>


What's more likely is either device failure, or the forward march of
progress. Newer wireless access points often drop support for older Wifi
standards.

Also, 10.04 is well out of support :D

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