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Old 12-12-2009, 10:37 PM   #1
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wireless connection asus m51


First let me say i`m am very impressed with the effort that has gone into ubuntu 9.10, my version. Computer is working very well on wired, has the wireless turned on but won`t connect. help please
 
Old 12-12-2009, 10:39 PM   #2
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Is your wireless card detected by Ubuntu?
 
Old 12-12-2009, 11:24 PM   #3
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I have the same problem, I'm able to connect at home but unable to connect at school. I'm able to see the connections, any advise?
 
Old 12-26-2009, 12:20 AM   #4
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wireless

if I put in a wep code and it says connect, does that mean i have entered the right code. still trying to find my way. After i enter this code I still can`t connect wireless
 
Old 12-26-2009, 01:03 AM   #5
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What distro? What desktop environment? Where does it say connect? What other messages does it give? When you go to the internet, can you access stuff?

People will help you if you give lots of information.
 
Old 12-26-2009, 04:37 AM   #6
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The short answer to the original question is: "no". The system will attempt to connect with whatever info you type in. If it's wrong, it won't connect.

BUT--as jmite says--you have to give us more info on your system. What wireless card?, what OS? (eg version of Linux), what internet connection tool? etc.
 
Old 12-26-2009, 08:21 AM   #7
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just install wicd and let it do all the work for you....

http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php

Last edited by elsheepo; 12-26-2009 at 10:00 AM.
 
Old 12-26-2009, 09:23 AM   #8
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I agree with wicd.
 
Old 12-27-2009, 12:32 AM   #9
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thanks everybody I will work my way through everything .I`ll let you know how it goes.
 
Old 12-28-2009, 05:20 PM   #10
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no wireless

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

pan0 no wireless extensions.
I`m still trying to get wireless working. All the help has got me this far.
using an asus laptop m51, ubuntu 9.10
what does the above tell me
 
Old 12-28-2009, 06:48 PM   #11
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Hello leo114,

the above tells you that your wireless adapter is working but needs to be configured.

Markus
 
Old 12-29-2009, 12:54 AM   #12
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What is the easy way to do this. And thanks
 
Old 12-29-2009, 02:18 AM   #13
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Look at documentation for your distro: https://help.ubuntu.com/9.10/internet/C/index.html
 
Old 12-29-2009, 02:25 AM   #14
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I merged your latest thread into the previous one on wireless---please do not start new threads on the same subject where you already have one open.

Your iwconfig output says that your wireless driver is installed--all you have to to is put in the right settings---eg the ESSID, encryption, etc. I think people have already suggested the Ubuntu network manager. You can also try WICD---if it's not already installed, you can surely get it using the Ubuntu package manager.

You can also do the settings in the terminal using iwconfig----see the man page for details.

Have you tried to see if it sees your local access point(s)?
Code:
iwlist wlan0 scan
 
Old 12-31-2009, 06:11 PM   #15
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dear pixellany,
I tried that code It said no scan results
 
  


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