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Old 03-17-2010, 06:41 AM   #1
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Mandriva 2010 wireless not connecting to Network(ssid)

I just installed Mandriva 201o-power pack. It seems nice and all
BUt the problem i'm havin' is i use VPN as my internet connection type, and i cannot install the VPN packages with out an internet connection.
So I am connect to my Ad-hoc wireless connection in order to update my packages and install the required packages for VPN.

I network manager reads all wireless connections available, I selected my ad-hoc (wireless connection), it tries to connect and after awhile it tell me "connection failed". I really dont know why i cannot to the wireless conection.

I need help on
1 connecting to my wireless signal or
2 Installing my Vpn pptp networt manager

Last edited by Poalines; 03-17-2010 at 07:17 AM.
Old 03-23-2010, 12:20 PM   #2
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Don't know if Wicd is possible for Mandriva, but I have always good experience using wicd (instead of network manager that's not so good) for Ubuntu/Kubuntu


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