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Old 10-11-2010, 07:02 AM   #1
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Question installed wireless driver


I downloaded and installed the driver for my D-LINK WIRELESS N NANO USB adapter DWA-131. I still cannot get on the internet with it.Does anyone know how to find the Wireless drivers on my MSI U135DX notebook the original operating system was Windows7 starter which I got rid of and installed Ubuntu 10.04 lts, everything works perfectly except for the wireless connection, I can get on the internet using an USB ethernet adapter but would like to use wireless as well,any help really appreciated .
MSI U135DX notebook
RAM:1gb
HDD: 250gb
OS: Ubuntu 10.04lts
RF: 802 11b/g/n
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Old 10-11-2010, 05:33 PM   #2
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From a quick Google search it appears it has an Atheros Chipset which is supported by Linux.... What does iwconfig show?
 
Old 10-12-2010, 02:35 AM   #3
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Hi,

Refer this link.
 
Old 10-12-2010, 05:43 AM   #4
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tony@msi-laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 RT2860 Wireless ESSID:"" Nickname:"RT2860STA"
Mode:Auto Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:1 Mb/s
RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Link Quality=10/100 Signal level:0 dBm Noise level:-143 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

eth1 no wireless extensions.

tony@msi-laptop:~$
 
Old 10-12-2010, 05:50 AM   #5
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You have wireless adapter;If you refer link in post no.#3,you will get connected!
 
Old 10-12-2010, 06:25 AM   #6
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Using wicd

I'm using WICD as my network manager will that make a difference, should I return to Ubuntu's network manager.
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Old 10-12-2010, 07:00 AM   #7
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Try to follow what's mentioned in the guide.Why not referring the guide.Give it a try.
 
  


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