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Old 09-16-2010, 07:10 PM   #1
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Cannot Connect to Wireless signals with Ubuntu 10.04. HELP PLEASE!!!!


Hey guys, I am very new to ubuntu, barley got it today in fact, have my laptop dual booted running Win7 and Ubuntu 10.04. I haven't worked with the terminal at all so i have no idea what I'm doing with this. I'm having a problem connecting to the wireless Internet. It has the icon at the top but doesn't recognize any signals. Works fine using land line though. My laptop has the wifi on/off button on it but that doesn't seem to be doing anything. Need some help. Thanks
 
Old 09-16-2010, 08:40 PM   #2
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Dont know what i did, but i went to System>Administration>Hardware Drivers and saw that i could download 2 wireless drivers, cant recall their names. At first i was not able to download them but then when i rebooted my system i got a pop-up telling me to update so i did and only then was i able to download wireless drivers and now im all set.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 08:47 PM   #3
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I would suggest that you check the Ubuntu site for futher info. It's one thing Ubuntu does very well: documentation.

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