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Old 12-29-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Network connection problem


I have just installed linux opensuse kde 12.2 and I am having problems connecting to my network I know everything is ok on my network in fact the only way i can get online using linux is on my guest network. I have no problems connecting to my main network using windows 7 need help
 
Old 12-29-2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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Hello randy93085, welcome to LQ,

could you please explain, what's your main network and your guest network??? How are they different?

Please in Windows open the dosshell (cmd) and post the output of the command
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ipconfig /all
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Hello randy93085, welcome to LQ,

could you please explain, what's your main network and your guest network??? How are they different?

Please in Windows open the dosshell (cmd) and post the output of the command
Code:
ipconfig /all
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by main network I mean my regular wireless secure connection Im thinking that it will connect to the guest side of my network cause it isn't wep or wpa or wpa2
 
Old 12-29-2012, 11:25 PM   #4
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by main network I mean my regular wireless secure connection Im thinking that it will connect to the guest side of my network cause it isn't wep or wpa or wpa2
 
Old 12-30-2012, 04:28 AM   #5
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In order to connect to a secure wireless network you will need the same SSID and key as for Windows. You may check the settings in Windows. In Windows look at "Properties of Wireless Network"->"Security"

Suse afaik uses Yast for this settings.

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Old 12-30-2012, 06:32 PM   #6
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i have the name and the password but the my regular connection will not connect but the guest connection connects everytime
 
Old 12-30-2012, 06:40 PM   #7
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my main problem is it see s my wireless connection but will not connect to it and once i have tried to connect to it it disappears from my connection list and the only option i have is to connect to my guest network what can i install or download to correct this problem
 
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You should at first read the documentation of your distribution (Suse) and find out which way they configure the network, probably Yast.

It should be possible to configure to which network the interface connects in a case when there are several networks available.

Since your computer can establish a connection to a wireless network, most likely your hardware and also your drivers on Linux are ok.

As about your network, as long as you don't post what I wrote above, I think noone can help you.

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Old 12-30-2012, 06:49 PM   #9
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ok i have just downloaded some updates and now my connection is working but whenever i restart my computer it doesnt see the connection until i turn my wireless off and back on and then it connects no problem so what can i do to make it connect automaticlly
 
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ok i have it working now thank u for ur help anyway
 
Old 12-31-2012, 07:30 PM   #11
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:02 PM   #12
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im not really sure what fixed the problem all i know is i downloaded a series of network updates in yast and then i tried it and it work sorry i dont know which update worked and thanks for the help
 
  


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