Turn on WiFi

Raquel raquel at thericehouse.net
Mon Mar 30 14:22:14 UTC 2009


On Mon, 30 Mar 2009 06:58:26 -0600
"Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Raquel wrote:
> > On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 16:36:47 -0600
> > "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>     Somehow I had the hardware left on because my 8.10 was able
> >> to get WiFi. But today I set up Jaunty and it found the WiFi for
> >> about 30 minutes and then it quit. I went back to 8.10 and now
> >> it can't find WiFi either.
> >>
> >
> > I found out that all the pretty lights which work with Vista may
> > not work with Linux.  I recently bought a new HP G70-246US.  I
> > removed Vista and installed Ubuntu 8.10.  I had a whale of a time
> > getting the wireless to work until I got rid of Network-Manager
> > and installed WICD.  Now it works wonderfully!
> >
> > Go to http://wicd.net/download.php and follow the instructions.
> > It will remove Network-Manager for you as it installs.
> >
> > I understand that WICD will come with Ubuntu 9.04.
> >
> >   
>     First WIDC does not come with 9.04 but it is easy to get with 
> apt-get wicd which I did on Jaunty. It did delete the network
> manager software almost in total. I went to the web page and did
> everything indicated and WDIC tried to work but it was not able to
> turn on the laptop WiFi hardware and it does not work.
> 
> 
> Karl
> 

What is the network card?  Results of #ifconfig, #iwconfig, #iwlist
scan?

Like I said, I'm not an expert so, I don't know.  Sorry.

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