[SOLVED] Ubuntu 10.04 won't actually connect to wireless network
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This makes sense now. You'll need to get wpa_supplicant up and running to connect. Typically Networkmanager handles this in the background.
I would turn off the encryption for testing, at least to find out if my driver is working. Once that's confirmed you may or may not be able to use the higher levels of security offered by WPA2. You'll have the problem narrowed down to the encryption level at that point.
Supplicant *should* work with any driver that supports wireless extensions, but that isn't always the case. If, after testing you determine the card & driver is in fact working, you may have to lower your security level to get everything functioning properly.
Here is a link to Ubuntu specific WPA instructions.
YEA, BABY!!! IT WORKS!! It was a security issue. My router has two passwords. I had completely forgotten that. I changed security to WPA-Personal and then entered the correct password and BINGO! We're good to go. I owe you, Peacedog!