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Old 10-12-2007, 12:22 PM   #1
superflymug
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Exclamation Help Me Please!!! new to ubuntu


Ok I am new to ubuntu I have a belkin wireless G plus MiMo usb adapter
It will see networks but will not connect I have been reading forum after forum and still nothing to help. So if anyone can help me I would much appreciate it.

I have already installed ndiswrapper-common-1.43-lubuntu2_all.deb
and wifi-radar_1.9.6-Oubuntu4_all.deb
I also cant get any updates right now because of no internet.

Please help and quick I loved Linux Redhat and haven't used it in forever pluse concussions dont help remembering anything for it.

Thanks
Superflymug's PC

System:
Xp Pro. Ver. 2002 SP2
Ubuntu

Computer:
Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 CPU
6600 @2.40GHz
2.40 GHz, 2.00 GB of Ram
8800GTS nvidia graphics card

Other:
Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO USB Network Adapter
Logitech mx5000 bt keyboard and mouse

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Old 10-12-2007, 02:09 PM   #2
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What does iwconfig report back?
 
Old 10-12-2007, 03:19 PM   #3
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What does iwconfig report back?
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 IEEE 802.11g Frequency:2.412 GHz
RTS thrff Fragment thr=2346 B

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 00:0F:66:CE:00:46
RTS thrff Fragment thr=2346 B
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
 
Old 10-12-2007, 04:03 PM   #4
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Have you checked the /etc/network/interfaces file? It needs to have the ESSID of the router you're trying to connect to and the WEP key if you're using WEP security.

It's usually a lot easier to first turn off all security on the router and see if you can connect. If so, then all the issues are related to the security settings.

This may get you pointed in the right direction: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=12045

You might try lsmod to see what modules are being loaded. You only want ONE module running for the wireless NIC.

There is a Wireless Networking forum here if your main issue is Wifi.

Good luck.

Dave
 
  


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