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Old 01-18-2011, 09:32 PM   #1
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I want to thank everyone who helped me. I loaded ubuntu netbook 10.10 on my presario v 6000 laptopand I am enjoying learning to navigate. I do have one problem I have a wireless nick and am using ATTwireless uverse service and I could use help setting up my network connection. If antone could point me to a tutorial or point me in the right direction it would be much appreciated

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Old 01-18-2011, 09:36 PM   #2
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You may have to enable the restricted drivers.

Check in the system > administration menu for a hardware drivers menu entry and select it
 
Old 01-18-2011, 09:36 PM   #3
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Are we talking about a 3G card to connect to AT&T? How does it connect to the computer? USB? It could be that the system just doesn't detect the hardware. What is the output of "lsusb" and "ifconfig -a"?
 
Old 01-19-2011, 05:34 PM   #4
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I have a wireless card built into the laptop nothing external or plugged in.I am not real familar with networking.but when i go to netwok connections and click on the wireless tab there is a place for the name of my net work so I typed in the name of my net work {I coppied this from my other computer to identifie the name } then I right click on the name and a box opens and the head line reads- editing {and my network name} Then below that it says connection name and it identifies my network in the box . Next it has a little bo that you can checkmark {and I did} that says connect automaticllay
then there are four tabs the first one is wireless asking you to fill in infrmation the SSID, Mode Band,Channel,BSSID,Device MAC address,CLONED MAC address,MTUThe next tab is wirleess security. The next tab IPV4 setting. And the last tab is IPV^ setting I have set up the wireless connection before on other computers and I have a dilk fromm att but it is only windows compatable I stuck the disk i this computer an it loaded all the file but I can't open any of them. I thank you for your patience and all of your help

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Old 01-19-2011, 06:06 PM   #5
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That might be the case that your WiFi card is not supported by Ubuntu OOTB. if you don't see networks available in the Network Manager, this is very likely reason.
Do you know which card is in your laptop?
 
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Old 01-19-2011, 09:00 PM   #6
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I will determine that and get back with you
 
Old 01-22-2011, 04:22 PM   #7
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we did it

I identified the wireless card and it was not installed . I downloaded the driver and here I am using the laptop to thank you all for you help
 
Old 01-22-2011, 04:38 PM   #8
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I identified the wireless card and it was not installed . I downloaded the driver and here I am using the laptop to thank you all for you help

Glad to hear you got it working and I just wanted to say "Hey Okie" Im from oklahoma too lol
 
Old 01-22-2011, 05:37 PM   #9
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I identified the wireless card and it was not installed . I downloaded the driver and here I am using the laptop to thank you all for you help
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