[xubuntu-users] wifi interface not starting with Xubuntu 11.10

ru1812 at gmail.com ru1812 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 19:28:13 UTC 2012

Hi Lee Have a look at this link
they talk about having a similar problem to you with random disconnections  
and having to reboot to reconnect
the work around may solve your issue:)

On , Lee Gold <leegold at operamail.com> wrote:
> I have, Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or

> AGN [Kedron] Network Connection (rev 61)

> This laptop wifi often does not start in Xubuntu, I try everything I

> know how to do but usually I have to reboot then it starts.

> I try, sudo ifconfig wlan0 up

> and get:

> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not possible due to RF-kill

> now: Unknown host

> sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower on, doesn't help.

> Is there a way to find out what the issue is and fix. It's intermittant

> in a way, sometimetimes it doesn't happen. A reboot usually fixes it.

> Thanks

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