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Old 04-28-2011, 08:22 PM   #1
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wireless on slackware 13.1 wont work when network has a security code

ok im using a hp dualprocessor athlon 11 g42-415dx notebook pc and my wireless wont work i put the passcode in wicd program and it says bad password. So i tried the pin code on the wireless router and that didnt work so am i doing something wrong or is there something wrong with the hardware? i got the wired connection to work but cant get wireless its a little more complex. thanks in advance
Old 04-29-2011, 01:14 PM   #2
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could you please post the output of
lspci -k | grep -iA4 wire
and please tell us which encryption your wireless network is using.

Note that wicd cannot handle wpa2-encryption without configuring for wpa_supplicant.



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