How to set up wireless internet in ubuntu 10.04.1
traveller at petlover.com
Sat Oct 9 03:42:01 UTC 2010
On 08/10/2010 5:46, Ashim Kapoor wrote:
> Dear Tapas,
> In my windows I see my own wifi as well as the neighbour's wifi connection.
> Here is the output of iwlist :-
> ashimkapoor at ubuntu-laptop:/var$ iwlist scan
> lo Interface doesn't support scanning.
> eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
> wlan0 Failed to read scan data : Network is down
> pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
> Waiting for your comments,
> Many thanks,
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at gmail.com
> <mailto:mightydreams at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Ashim Kapoor <ashimkapoor at gmail.com
> <mailto:ashimkapoor at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I recently installed ubuntu 10.04.1. The wired lan internet works
> fine , but
> > I am unable to install the wireless netgear internet. When I do
> > ->administration ->network tools and choose wireless interface it
> does not
> > let me edit the ipv4 settings.
> > What do I have to do ? Please explain.
> > Many thanks,
> > Ashim
> I searched this thing on internet and before I can suggest some thing
> I want to know is your wifi card being detected on your system.
> If possible for you just go to some friend who has a wifi and see if
> you can see wifi of friends network being detected
> on your laptop.
> If you are comfortable with command line
> then post the output of
> iwlist scan
> If everything is working, the resulting output will yield something
> wlan2 Scan completed :
> Cell 01 - Address: 00:1A:70:46:BA:B1
> Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1)
> Quality=66/100 Signal level:-46 dBm
> Encryption key:on
> IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
> Group Cipher : CCMP
> Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
> Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
> Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
> 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
> 12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
> Extra: Last beacon: 68ms ago
> If you get this output (plus data for other AP's), then the interface
> is able to receive data (at least).
> Post the results here.
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Try installing WICD. It's the only thing I've found that connects my
D-Link units. After installation, you will probably find the program in
the Internet menu. HTH
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