[ubuntu-uk] Wireless adapter, network-manager, and WPA

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 16:59:14 BST 2007


On 17/10/2007, Matthew Larsen <mat.larsen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> My card is supported by default on Feisty, but there is a lot of
> missing functionality. I have a strange problem where I have to go
> into the CL everytime I connect to a network:
>
> 1) Select Network
> 2) Connects: but only on IPv6. God knows why.
> 3) Fire up console: sudo ifconfig ra1 192.168.1.2 up
> 4) sudo dhclient ra1
>
> Bizzarre. I'm being optimistic and hoping Gutsy will fix all this.
>
> Regards,
>
>
> On 17/10/2007, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 17/10/2007, Neil Greenwood <neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hwyl i bawb/Hello all,
> > >
> > > I've just installed a Linksys wireless adapter in my laptop. It's the
> > > WPC54GX4, which isn't mentioned in the wiki as being supported, and
> > > the only thread I found on the forums said it still wasn't working...
> > >
> > > However, I used ndiswrapper with the drivers on the CD that came with
> > > the adapter, and it appears as wlan0. When I try to set it up in
> > > network-manager, everything looks fine except that the encryption
> > > drop-down only lists the two WEP options (ascii and hex). I wanted to
> > > use WPA, and my access point is already configured with a WPA key.
> > >
> > > I've got wpa-supplicant installed. Can anyone suggest another reason
> > > why WPA isn't an available option?
> > >
> > > Diolch yn fawr/Thanks,
> > > Neil.
> > >
> > > --
> > > ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> > > https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> > >
> >
> > Hi, I have had similar problems with supported cards, I would be
> interested
> > to see peoples opinions...
> >
> > --
> > Kris Douglas
> >       Softdel Limited Hosting Services
> >
> >       Web: www.softdel.net
> >       Mail: kris at softdel.net
> > --
> > ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> > https://wiki.kubuntu.org/UKTeam/
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Matthew G Larsen
>    > mat.larsen at gmail.com
>    > matthew.larsen at logicacmg.com
>
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>

<1 day before we find out :)

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Kris Douglas
      Softdel Limited Hosting Services

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      Mail: kris at softdel.net
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