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Old 09-05-2011, 03:06 AM   #1
65Stang
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New Install of Ubuntu 9.10, network manager not working


I just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my son's Dell Inspiron 1526 laptop and couldn't connect to the network manager. I read some other posts and killed the network manager and installed WICD, but that program won't start up.

ifconfig

Link encap:local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:225.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:240 (240.0 B) TX bytes:240 (240.0 B)

iwconfig
no wireless extensions


Any ideas?

Vic
 
Old 09-05-2011, 08:04 PM   #2
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ubuntu 9.10 is out of support-

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

Use a newer version, or change distros.
 
  


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