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Old 05-17-2008, 08:03 PM   #1
randell6564
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Connect via Wireless using Ubuntu 7.10 and Linksys


Hey folks.
It's been a long time sinse I have been here with my stupid questions. So please forgive me if I am repeating myself.

I just installed 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) onto my 20Gig IDE slave. (Dual Booting with Windoze), and I cannot remember how to get connected to the internet.

I am using a Linksys WUSB11 ver.2.6 Wireless Antenna, trying to connect to an open network that is made available by the apartment complex that I reside in. The ESSID is 'Rodeway'. It is an Unsecured Network, but for some reason, I still cannot get on the internet.

Could someone please help me configure my network files? This antenna has always worked before with Ubuntu 7.10.
Thanks!
 
Old 05-17-2008, 11:40 PM   #2
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If the apartment wireless will do DHCP, then your wireless should work out of the box. You need to check. You should also try searching for your card on these forums:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ireless-78482/

When it worked before, did you need to install a driver?

Is this the same apartment complex as before?
See: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ubuntu-542813/

You sure the ESSID is "Roadway" and not "RoadwayGrove"?

Check support:
http://linux-wless.passys.nl/query_p...ndname=Linksys

Read the notes:
http://at76c503a.berlios.de/

Otherwise we want to see the output of:

iwconfig
lsusb for usb wireless card.

And have a look for the driver with lsmod. Check dmesg for mention of the card.

Last edited by Simon Bridge; 05-17-2008 at 11:47 PM.
 
  


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