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Old 10-31-2012, 10:36 AM   #1
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can't see wifi


Hello!

So i made some kind of changes with my wlan0 2 month ago ...

after that i didn't used my linux so i just recognised that i can't see my wireless adapter at all ... even in network adapters.

what can i do?
 
Old 10-31-2012, 10:41 AM   #2
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It would be helpful to know what this means:

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So i made some kind of changes with my wlan0 2 month ago ...
Also helpful would be the distribution you are using and some specs on the computer.
 
Old 10-31-2012, 11:01 AM   #3
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i changed my mac address.

i'm using debian.

i'm not home now so when i will i'll post the exact code which i used
 
Old 10-31-2012, 11:53 AM   #4
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Is it related to this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ss-4175431732/

It sounds as if wireless was working at that point. What changed since 10/14?
 
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Is it related to this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ss-4175431732/

It sounds as if wireless was working at that point. What changed since 10/14?
wrong thread ))


i used this kind of commands:
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sudo gedit /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh
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killall dhclient
killall dhclient3
ifconfig eth0 down
ifconfig eth0 hw ether 001B2F1359C3
ifconfig eth0 up
ifconfig wlan0 down
ifconfig wlan0 hw ether 001B2F1359C3
ufcibfug wlan0 up
/sbin/dhclient
/sbin/dhclient3
then i deleted but still i can't see my wireless ...
 
Old 10-31-2012, 12:37 PM   #6
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When you say you can't see your wireless, does that mean the wireless works on the laptop but you cannot see a connection? If so, someone else may have to chime in as I am not sure what you have done with those commands.

The thread I referenced above made it sound like the main purpopse you wanted a macid change was to access a wireless network you were not a part of. I assume you are trying now to connect to one you are a part of?
 
Old 10-31-2012, 12:51 PM   #7
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Wireless network is off ... there is nothing about wireless adapter in my linux ... i can't even see wireless adapter in network setting
 
Old 10-31-2012, 07:40 PM   #8
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Is there a hardware key to turn if off and on?

One of my laptops has a function key that can disable the wireless (it's got a little radiating antenna symbol on it).

I hit it by accident once and it was a month before I figured out that the wireless wasn't broken, just turned off, and I didn't need that warranty repair after all.

Another laptop has a button on the front next to the audio jacks to turn the wireless off and on; on that one, it's not so easy to hit it by accident.
 
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Is there a hardware key to turn if off and on?

One of my laptops has a function key that can disable the wireless (it's got a little radiating antenna symbol on it).

I hit it by accident once and it was a month before I figured out that the wireless wasn't broken, just turned off, and I didn't need that warranty repair after all.

Another laptop has a button on the front next to the audio jacks to turn the wireless off and on; on that one, it's not so easy to hit it by accident.
yes there is but thats not he problem ...

p.s i already reinstalled my os ... now its working fine
 
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Thanks for the update.
 
  


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