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Old 06-11-2009, 06:33 AM   #1
rcochen
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Installed Ubuntu 9.04 on laptop-cannot find networkmanager and and connect to wireles


I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my Dell Laptop. The icon for Networkmanager does not show up on the system tray. Unable to connect to my wireless network.
 
Old 06-11-2009, 10:53 PM   #2
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Open a terminal, type in
Code:
lspci|grep Net
ifconfig
lsmod
and give us the output
 
Old 06-24-2009, 11:49 AM   #3
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any answer?

Just trying to get into Ubuntu myself and same problem - no Network manager option in the system->administration menu

Also, network-admin doesn't work from a command line, prompts me to install gnome-network-admin.

sudo apt-get install gnome-network-admin

results :
"Couldn't find package gnome-network-admin"


via Synaptic :
gnome-system-tools is installed




lspci | grep Net
0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01)

iwconfig
wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg EESID:""
etc.
 
  


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