[ubuntu-za] FW: Books

Craig A. Adams craigaa at karg.co.za
Thu Feb 14 04:38:42 GMT 2008


Hi Andre,

If you are able to find an alternative way to connect the machine, try
to install wifi-radar from the universe repository and see if it can
detect your wireless network.

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/wifi-radar-simple-tool-to-manage-wireless-profiles.html#more-392

Kindest Regards

Craig A. Adams


On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 18:35 +0200, André Truter wrote:
> Hi Jonathan
> 
> Nope nothing, I still see the neighbours wireless but not mine. 
> 
> André  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: André Truter [mailto:andre at sensorysolutions.co.za] 
> Sent: 13 February 2008 02:47 PM
> To: 'Ubuntu South African Local Community'
> Subject: RE: [ubuntu-za] Books
> 
> Jonathan
> 
> I normally see one of my neighbours wifi but not mine, but this also tells
> me it's working. I've tried sitting next to it 50cm from router nothing. As
> I'm not getting a screen I've deleted it from my notebook.
> 
> I'm setting up Kubuntu on my desktop now, someone told me to try this. The
> same wifi card is in there a Ralink when I'm finished I'll try the no
> security and let you know.
> 
> André        
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> [mailto:ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Jonathan Sparks
> Sent: 13 February 2008 02:25 PM
> To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Books
> 
> Hi Andre,
> 
> I have not been using Ubuntu or Linux for long but have had problems 
> setting up my wireless network so for what it is worth try going back to 
> basics. If you are connecting at work your card and setup must be OK.
> 
> Make sure you are in range. Sounds stupid but my broadcom based card in 
> my laptop connected fine from my bedroom when in XP, but wouldn't in 
> Ubuntu. I ended up moving the router to the kitchen.
> 
> Turn off security settings (WEP, WPA ect) on router to try get it to 
> connect like that first.
> 
> Make sure DHCP is turned on on the router.
> 
> Cheers
> Jonathan Sparks
> 
> André Truter wrote:
> > That's the problem I don’t what to buy a book and it's not going to give
> me
> > info on how to configure hardware or it's based on older versions. Will it
> > make a difference or is all the releases the same that one book can be
> used
> > for all Ubuntu commands and configurations?
> >     
> > Well if it search for a wireless network nothing is found. If I try to
> > connect manual it's not connecting. 
> > At work we have one from Duxbury "NetGear" and no problem it see's it I
> add
> > the key and I'm on.   
> >
> > André
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> > [mailto:ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Morgan Collett
> > Sent: 13 February 2008 11:27 AM
> > To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
> > Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Books
> >
> > On Feb 13, 2008 9:48 AM, André Truter <andre at sensorysolutions.co.za>
> wrote:
> >   
> >> Is there any books you can recommend for me to get myself up to speed on
> >> Linux and Ubuntu?
> >>     
> >
> > There are lots of Ubuntu books. Search Amazon books for Ubuntu Linux...
> >
> > They are pitched at readers with different levels of experience, so I
> > can't recommend anything specific. The only one I have is the first
> > edition of the Official Ubuntu Book which I bought more for historical
> > reasons and to support the authors than to get something out of it.
> >
> >   
> >> Can anyone help me to get Ubuntu7.10 to see my wireless SMC 2804WBR
> >>     
> > router?
> >
> > Please tell us more about the problem and configuration.
> >
> > Regards
> > Morgan
> >
> >   
> 
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