wireless connectivity

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 12:33:12 UTC 2010

On 26 August 2010 06:08, Avraham Hanadari <avhanadari at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> Just installed 10.4 in a desktop machine; just Ubuntu, no dual boot.
> Seems to be fine, BUT I have no wireless connection. My previous
> experience with Ubuntu has always been with dual boots and perhaps the
> installation took a peek at the Windows connection, because it seems to
> me the wireless connection was right there at the beginning. This time
> there is not even the classic selection of various wireless servers in
> the neighborhood. I am presented with a frankly bewildering aray of
> lettered choices and am quite completely lost.
> This letter is being written on another machine, until I can get
> connectivity on my new Ubuntu machine.

Suggestion: connect it to a wired link, ensure that it is fully
patched & up to date, then try again.

The way I do this is:

sudo -s
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y

Reboot and repeat to ensure that there is nothing missing or held over.

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