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Old 10-16-2011, 11:30 PM   #1
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Problem closing ubuntu 11.04 linux wireless, now firefox won't connect


I am a fairly new linux user and I have a problem between firefox and linux.

I closed my wireless connection on my ubuntu 11.04 linux the other day and then tried to connect firefox and it won't connect.

HELP, Help, help. what do I do???

Last edited by cajunchief; 12-10-2011 at 12:05 AM. Reason: FIXED IT
 
Old 10-17-2011, 12:10 AM   #2
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Cool

Hi CajunChief,

Can you please provide some more detail as to what exactly you did? What do you mean by "closed your wireless connection"? Can you open a terminal and type
Code:
iwconfig
and post for us what you get? Thanks.

Also, just as a side note, this sort of thing
Quote:
HELP, Help, help. what do I do???
isn't useful in helping us solve your problem. We know you're here because you need help, and we're here to try and work with you to find solutions that hopefully benefit us all.
 
Old 10-18-2011, 03:56 AM   #3
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still need help

zerodragon,

Hi thank you for helping.

I did an iwconfig and this is what it showed:


cajunchief@cajuncomputer:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.



As far as the side note, point taken...

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:"cajunchief"
Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.412 GHz Cell: 3E:E0E:54:6F:BF
Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff

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Old 10-18-2011, 09:44 AM   #4
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Thanks.

what about

Code:
lspci
?
 
Old 10-19-2011, 07:24 AM   #5
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HERE IS MY LSPCI input.

Quote:
Originally Posted by thezerodragon View Post
Thanks.

what about

Code:
lspci
?

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 4 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 02)
05:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
06:01.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)
06:04.0 CardBus bridge: ENE Technology Inc CB-712/4 Cardbus Controller (rev 10)
06:04.1 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Memory Stick Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.2 SD Host controller: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Secure Digital Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.3 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc: (rev 01)
 
Old 10-19-2011, 09:18 PM   #6
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It seems like your wireless card and network are both detected, do you have the right network key?
 
Old 10-19-2011, 11:00 PM   #7
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The proper key

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It seems like your wireless card and network are both detected, do you have the right network key?
ZERODRAGON,


Yes the key is correct. I know that it is. I can't get the firefox browser to find the wireless internet.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 12:24 AM   #8
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Earlier you said
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I closed my wireless connection on my ubuntu 11.04
can you explain what you did, exactly? Thanks.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 07:47 AM   #9
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Here is what i did

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Earlier you said can you explain what you did, exactly? Thanks.
IN unbuntu 11.04 (now 11.10) I had clicked on the up-arrow/down-arrow button area and selected the Disconnect option under
the "wireless" area. and now I have no wireless.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 04:17 PM   #10
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Quote:
selected the Disconnect option under
the "wireless" area. and now I have no wireless.
can you reconnect/undo what you did? Can you see your network in the list of available wireless networks?
 
Old 10-20-2011, 09:35 PM   #11
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Here is my current status

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can you reconnect/undo what you did? Can you see your network in the list of available wireless networks?


I can get the wireless to connect. However when I open up the firefox browser I get the following message:

"SERVER NOT FOUND"

when it is looking for my www.google.com website.
 
Old 10-20-2011, 09:43 PM   #12
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Okay, maybe the problem exists with Firefox. can you tell me what happens if you try:
Code:
ping -c 4 www.google.com
 
Old 10-21-2011, 05:48 AM   #13
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here are my ping results

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Okay, maybe the problem exists with Firefox. can you tell me what happens if you try:
Code:
ping -c 4 www.google.com
ping -c 4 www.google.com
PING www.l.google.com (74.125.47.104) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from yw-in-f104.1e100.net (74.125.47.104): icmp_req=1 ttl=53 time=13.9 ms
64 bytes from yw-in-f104.1e100.net (74.125.47.104): icmp_req=2 ttl=53 time=13.6 ms
64 bytes from yw-in-f104.1e100.net (74.125.47.104): icmp_req=3 ttl=53 time=13.6 ms
64 bytes from yw-in-f104.1e100.net (74.125.47.104): icmp_req=4 ttl=53 time=13.8 ms

--- www.l.google.com ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 3004ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 13.664/13.780/13.974/0.189 ms
 
Old 10-21-2011, 03:26 PM   #14
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According to your ping results, you are connected to the internet. When you open up Firefox, what exactly is the error message? Do you get it for every site you visit?
 
Old 10-21-2011, 05:31 PM   #15
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My firefox message is

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according to your ping results, you are connected to the internet. When you open up firefox, what exactly is the error message? Do you get it for every site you visit?
" server not found"
 
  


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