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Old 01-01-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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wifi connection on ubuntu


How do I check for available wifi-signals with Ubuntu? I am using version 11.04 on my laptop. So far what I have been doing is right clicking on the network connection in the upper right, and this step doesn't seem to work unless I know the address I want to use already.
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Old 01-01-2012, 04:25 PM   #2
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Hi

When you right click network icon the drop down menu should show available networks, Dose yours show any
 
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No it does not. It shows that my wireless connection is not available, and when I click on allow wireless nothing happens.
 
Old 01-01-2012, 04:46 PM   #4
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Is this on a laptop if so is the switch for wireless on. What sort of wireless device do you have, When you installed Ubuntu did you have a wired connection during install
 
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yes I am using a laptop and I did use a land-line to install Ubuntu. I just found the wireless connection button on the laptop . Thank you for your help. It works now.
 
  


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