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Old 06-14-2006, 08:25 AM   #1
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Wireless internet in Ubuntu not working


I am a super nubie, not only to linux but to computer maintenance in general, and I need your help!
I cannot connect to wireless internet. I have dual boot with GRUB, running both ubuntu 5.10 (breezy badger) and Windows XP. I can connect with windows, but not ubuntu.

Here are some details. Tell me if I'm missing some crucial piece of information.

D-Link card
D-Link router
cable connection through WOW Cable
I used a troubleshooting guide
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WifiDocs/Wir...eShootingGuide
and followed the steps until I got to 4.2.4 - 3, scan for a router, and typed "sudo iwlist scan" into the command line and saw that my card isn't picking up the signal somehow. The response was "wlan0 No scan results". The other devices said "Interface doesn't suport scanning."
Home-made computer
 
Old 06-15-2006, 01:35 AM   #2
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Hi,

Do you use ndiswrapper ?
For my laptop (with build in wirelesscard acer aspire 3000), the ndiswrapper, used when you apt-get it doesn't work.
So I removed it, and installed the latest version from ndiswrapper by source.
For this you first need to install the kernelheaders

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`
make distclean
make
make install

Take a look at
http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/m...ng_ndiswrapper
or
http://www.google.be/search?q=instal...-US:unofficial

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