wireless connectivity

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Aug 27 11:10:15 UTC 2010


Hi Avraham

On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 08:08 +0300, Avraham Hanadari 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, 

No way!

> 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.
> 

Do you have a network icon in your top right panel?  Is it the fan
shaped icon for Wireless, or the two up and down arrows for Wired?

Is Wireless built in to your PC, or are you using a USB dongle? Can you
give us some details.

Give us some examples of the lettered choices you are seeing.

Tony
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