newbie question

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 5 21:46:41 GMT 2010


On 11/04/2010 11:39 PM, Bob Schmidt wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I installed ubuntu 10.10 on my hp dv9260 x64 and everything worked
> flawlessly, including wireless. I even have skype working out of the box
> which is very unusual for me anyway.
> 
> But now after a few days, for some reason my wireless will not connect.
> It sees the wireless network, but it will not connect. I can plug in a
> ethernet cable and everything works fine, it is just wireless.

Open a terminal (get used to this - Applications|Accessories|Terminal -
right click and save to panel so you'll have easy access later) and
issue these commands:

$ sudo lshw
[note: you can also use 'sudo lshw -c network' to show only the
networking portion, but I'd like to see the entire machine info)]
$ nm-tool
$ ifconfig
$ lspci -v
$ lsmod

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