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Old 06-22-2009, 02:31 PM   #1
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Smile how should i connect to my wireless network at home in ubuntu 8.10???


Hello everyone...
i am absolutely a newbie. yesterday only installed ubuntu 8.10...
i have a netgear router. Now, it detects the wireless network. bt i dont know how to connect to it..
it gets connected to wired broadband very easily..
plz tell me in detail coz ive searched a lot in google and failed...
thanx
 
Old 06-22-2009, 11:58 PM   #2
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Do you get a signal meter in the notification area on your desktop? If so, double click on that. You may be prompted to enter your WPA/WPA2 credentials if you have your network secure.

If you don't see a signal meter, please cut and paste output from the following commands:

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lspci ; ifconfig
 
Old 06-24-2009, 01:41 PM   #3
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hey thnx SONIKK... BUT....
yeah, d signal is visible.. how 2 make out if d key is wpa128bit/LEAP/WEP etc etc... ive tried all d options and entered d key in each.. bt it asks again and again for the passkey.. and finally it doesnt connect...
now what shud i do.........
 
Old 08-04-2009, 07:30 AM   #4
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hey thnx SONIKK... BUT....
yeah, d signal is visible.. how 2 make out if d key is wpa128bit/LEAP/WEP etc etc... ive tried all d options and entered d key in each.. bt it asks again and again for the passkey.. and finally it doesnt connect...
now what shud i do.........
Hi, I have the same problem.Did you get solved your problem.It is funny that VIsta and explorer can not find my own modem&net work but finds my neighbours or when I am with my daughters home I could get connected.

Write to me if you have an answer. I am also trying.
 
  


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