Can't get my wireless card to work

Kim Briggs patiodragon at
Wed Nov 19 00:09:07 UTC 2008

On 11/17/08, Payton Rigsby <ubuntulisting at> wrote:
> Linux newbie again.   I bought a Dynex wireless G desktop card so I wouldn't
> have to run a giant cable through my house.   I got it, installed it and
> went through the step by step methods on what card I have and how to
> configure it for Ubuntu.   However, ubuntu recognizes I have it but I can't
> seem to detect anything, not even from my router 3 feet away [from where I
> have my desktop at] and I know it works.   In the terminal I saw my network
> options and it said my wireless card was disabled.   That's all I got.
> I've tried going under system>administration>network   and
> manually putting in the network info but it still can't find anything.
> Could someone help me walkthrough it again.
If you want to follow along with the details, you have the NoOp
answer.  I think this is the simplest way to set up wireless:


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