[xubuntu-users] Wireless card not recognised as wireless FIXED

Nigel Wilkinson nigel at waspz.co.uk
Wed Sep 5 20:04:53 BST 2007


On Wed, 11 Jul 2007 21:15:29 +0100
Nigel Wilkinson <nigel at waspz.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi Guys
> 
> a while ago I upgraded to Feisty from Xubuntu 6.10. In 6.10 my
> wireless card worked great but in feisty when I select system |
> network from the start menu it is seen as a wired connection even
> though the interface is seen as wlan0. This of course stops me
> configuring it.
> 
> I have an IBM T23 and the wireless card is a Prism 2.5 (which as a
> good record of working with Linux) and I have had working on various
> distros as well as Xubuntu 6.10.
> 
> Anyone know how to get round this?
> 
> Cheers
> Nigel
> 
Just in case anyone else has this problem I fixed it by installing the
linux-wlan-ng package.

Reboot and hey presto one wireless card recognised.

Cheers
Nigel
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