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Tue Nov 4 18:17:31 UTC 2008
On Tue, 4 Nov 2008 09:41:37 -0500
"Michael Haney" <thezorch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 7:51 AM, Shams Fantar <sethurf at free.fr> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On my laptop, I try to set up the wifi card.
> > If I configure the wifi directly in /etc/network/interfaces, no
> > problem :
> > auto wlan0
> > iface wlan0 inet dhcp
> > wireless-key XXXXXXXX
> > wireless-essid linksys
> > Well, good thing, but I would like to use any software for the
> > wifi. I don't want to do that manually. Because, with this way to
> > do, I have to do everything in command line to be connected to any
> > wifi network.
> > So, I found some graphic softwares to do that. Like wicd, I get "no
> > wireless networks found". I tried other graphic softwares, same
> > thing. What to do ? Because my wifi card is recognized by Ubuntu,
> > anyway.
> > Thanks and see you.
> I'm curious, has support for Atheros wifi adapters been addressed yet
> or not? Ubuntu 7.10 detected the card and drivers appeared in the
> Hardware Drivers Manager but even with them enabled it still wouldn't
> work under Network Manager. I have an Acer Aspire 4520 which uses an
> Atheros wifi adapter with, ewww, a Broadcom chip. Atheros recommends
> the MadWiFi drivers which are a part of Ubuntu Restricted Extras, but
> they didn't help. I read that the new Kernel is supposed to address
> wifi compatibility problems with Atheros adapters so I'm wondering if
> anyone has an Acer laptop and got wifi working. Anyone?
Seems to have been worked for 8.10. Resease Notes state it is still
having issues with suspend, though.
Disclaimer: I don't have any wireless, myself.
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