Wireless Internet

Juan De Mola juan.demola at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 22:14:46 UTC 2009

Check if you have the restricted repositories enabled. Some patented
software/drivers came from it.

On 4/11/09, BT Bennett <guitar_deigratia at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I opened hardware drivers and it didn't ask me for my password and it didn't
> give me any checkboxes to check off.
> --- On Sat, 4/11/09, Steve Reilly <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> wrote:
> From: Steve Reilly <sfreilly at roadrunner.com>
> Subject: Re: Wireless Internet
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
> <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009, 2:18 PM
> BT Bennett wrote:
>> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg
>> Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
> this is the line your looking for.
> now go to system> administration> hardware drivers enter your password
> as youll be changing system settings.  there should be one, or a couple
> lines there that say atheros hardware layer and/or support for atheros
> hardware, you want to check those boxes.  this will dl the drivers for
> the wireless chipset. follow instructions after that, reboot, and in
> your taskbar the network icon will show wireless access points
> available, im sure you can figure it our after that, if not post back.
> good luck.
> steve
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