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Old 04-13-2012, 03:53 AM   #1
sherpa Steven
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wireless connection won't work

Hi! i'm new to linux and i have to say it rocks! I waited this long to start using it on my personal computer because i used to work only on macintosh but now i use a PC and Ubuntu 11.10
anyway, here's my problem:
when i try to connect to wireless network, the system lists all the available networks in my area but when i click on them, nothing happens, the system doesn't even freeze and doesn't seem to be trying to connect, nada. It doesn't ask for my WEP key or anything.
I have to connect using a good ole cable and i can't connect outside of my home... bummer!
anybody got an idea? (rethorical question, i'm sure it's an easy problem but i'm such a noob with PCs...) thank you guys!
Old 04-13-2012, 04:21 AM   #2
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There is certain possiblity that your computer is having problem with encription, you can try to disable that but you will have security issue than.

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