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Old 12-04-2005, 06:46 PM   #1
Patrick_Rhodes
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Wifi connected but browser does not work!


I have spent days just trying to get a linux dist to recognize my wifi card, and now finally I have Kanotix to the point where the KWiFiManager shows me connected to an open network in my neighborhood wit a decent signal strength. However, when I open firefox or irc Chat or any other browser I cannot connect to the internet. Any Ideas?
 
Old 12-04-2005, 07:46 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Patrick_Rhodes
I have spent days just trying to get a linux dist to recognize my wifi card, and now finally I have Kanotix to the point where the KWiFiManager shows me connected to an open network in my neighborhood wit a decent signal strength. However, when I open firefox or irc Chat or any other browser I cannot connect to the internet. Any Ideas?
Can you ping the router device ? Because that sort of sounds a little "firewall-ish" too me.
 
Old 12-04-2005, 09:07 PM   #3
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If your wireless router is still on defaults, the IP might be 192.168.1.1 if it is Linksys.
 
Old 12-04-2005, 09:26 PM   #4
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Sounds like a dns problem, check you etc/resolv.conf to make sure you have the correct dns server.
 
Old 12-06-2005, 11:09 PM   #5
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dhcpcd

Your wireless connection should be under wlan0, try this as root,

dhcpcd wlan0

if it worked... there should be no error msg, if not plz post the error msg.

Also type iwconfig as root and post the output of that plz, and thanks.

Last edited by chylde; 12-07-2005 at 01:15 AM.
 
Old 12-07-2005, 10:42 AM   #6
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You can be connected to the access point, but still not have internet access. Check in KWifiManager to see if it is showing a valid IP address for your computer.

You can also check with iwconfig from a root console.

You might want to try finding another wireless router to connect to just to see what happens.
 
Old 12-07-2005, 03:12 PM   #7
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if there are any other computers on you network just check and see if they can get online, almost ever one here has given advice that shuld help you but if your still haveing problems then i would restore my router to defult, install new Firmware and try again. you also might be haveing an ip conflict with other computers on your networks so run them all off and try the commands ( 1. su 2. dhcpcd ath0 or wlan0 or dhclient ath0 or wlan0 ) good luck!
 
  


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