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Old 06-18-2007, 02:44 AM   #1
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connecting to wireless network

cannot get wireless connection to work.I am on orange france and have a sagem router which came with a usb laptop is aging so I dont expect it has a wireless card fitted is this needed or
will one of the programs that come with kubuntu ie.
kwlan kwifi prismtumbler if so!!how do I install them or am I totally of track and need to rethink.
the router works well on the pc which is connected by usb.and the laptop by rj45 cable but I would like some flexibility.
any assistance gratefully accepted.
Old 06-18-2007, 04:00 AM   #2
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To see if you have a wireless card, type command:
Pour voir si vous avez une carte sans fil, type commande :
sudo iwconfig
You should get something like this if you have wireless:
Vous devriez obtenir n'importe quoi de pareil si vous avez la radio :
eth1      unassociated  ESSID:off/any
          Mode:Managed  Channel=0  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Bit Rate:0 kb/s   Tx-Power=30 dBm   Sensitivity=8/0
          Retry limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          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
If you get a message that says "no wireless", then you can buy a PCMCIA wireless card or a mini pci wireless card if your laptop has a spare pci slot.
Si vous recevez un message qui n'indique aucun sans fil , alors vous pouvez acheter un PCMCIA carte sans fil ou un mini PCI carte sans fil si votre ordinateur portable a une fente disponible de PCI.


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