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Old 08-22-2007, 03:22 PM   #1
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Unhappy Why can't I connect to my wireless internet?

Ok, I am running ubuntu on my dell inspiron 1150. I ran it fine from the live cd, it is installed and works on the laptop. The only problem is that i cannot figure out how to enable the computer to find and connect to my wireless internet connection that I know is up and running. (The wireless internet is Netgear). I have tried multiple things, but ubuntu doesnt even recognize that there is a working wireless thing in its vicinity! Please help me fix this problem.
Old 08-22-2007, 03:29 PM   #2
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is the light on in the wireless card?
you probably need to install drivers for it
Old 08-22-2007, 03:36 PM   #3
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The laptop has built-in wireless, and it should work. After all, when i got it, it was running Windows XP, and that picked up the wireless signal and connected to it fine.
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Is there a checklist or How To for connecting to the internet?
One that is easy to understand?


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