Trouble with wireless setup

mischa falkenburg because_productions at
Thu Apr 15 01:53:29 BST 2010

Scott Lavender wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 9:20 AM, mischa falkenburg 
> <because_productions at 
> <mailto:because_productions at>> wrote:
>     Hi, I am writing this via my Xubuntu (9.04) installation, but I've
>     also
>     installed Studio (8.04) on this box so I'll have my choice in Grub.
>     OK, the install went alright...except it wouldn't detect any network
>     stuff, etc.
>     So, it appears to be a functioning install, but I'm unable to get the
>     wifi network connection going...even with it set to DHCP. Is it
>     because
>     of the difference in the versions? Does 8.04 have a "problem" because
>     it's 8.04 instead of 9.04?
>     Any help greatly appreciated.
>     Mischa
> network manager was not installed by default in Hardy 8.04.  This was 
> a conscious decision by the developers.
> If you do not have it installed you might try that first.
> Some have reported having to turn on "roaming mode" also.
> Here is a link that might help:
> ScottL
How to install NM w/out 'net connection? Is it possible to "pull" it off 
a more recent disk of Ubuntu?


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