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Old 03-21-2010, 11:56 AM   #1
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Wireless connection works but doesn't show in iwconfig command

Ubuntu 9.04 with working wlan. I had to restart router & wap. It doesn't seem to ever retry to connect. I know my router & wap are good, I have wireless working on other laptop (running Puppy)

I had to go into 'edit connections' in drop down and use 'wireless' tab then edit 'wireless connection 1' and hit 'apply'

is there a better way to do this?

also, no connections show up with command 'iwconfig'

with ifconfig, eth1 si showing data my ip address and packets sent & rcvd. I think I'll try do duplicate this event and use 'ifconfig eth1 down' and then up again to see if it reconnects.

Last edited by jayunplugged; 03-21-2010 at 12:24 PM. Reason: found something and will try something
Old 03-22-2010, 01:29 PM   #2
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Try wicd as a network manager, works quite well.


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