How to set up wireless internet in ubuntu 10.04.1
theunknownandrew at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 04:32:33 UTC 2010
On 18 October 2010 09:46, Ashim Kapoor <ashimkapoor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I installed WICD but it still says no wireless networks found. Any advice
> would help.
> Many thanks,
> On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Traveller <traveller at petlover.com> wrote:
>> 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,
>> > Ashim
>> > 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
>> > system
>> > > ->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
>> > like:
>> > wlan2 Scan completed :
>> > Cell 01 - Address: 00:1A:70:46:BA:B1
>> > ESSID:"lwfdjf_rad"
>> > Mode:Master
>> > Channel:1
>> > 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:tsf=000000da45e7c18a
>> > 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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Check if your Wireless card is listed as supported on Linux here
This is a good read too,
I found both of these links here :
Hope this helps.
The NetworkManager applet was buggy in the Karmic Jaunty release but
its greatly improved since Karmic, I can tell you this; coz I was one
of the privileged few too have experienced this.
& RU d~_*b
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