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Thread: Lost Wireless with Official 14.04

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2013

    Lost Wireless with Official 14.04


    So, I've been running the updated daily build of 14.04 for several months, no problem. With the last, presumably "official" update, I've lost my wireless connection. I get an "empty triangle." When I right click on it, I don't see the toggles for wireless and overall networking, and when I left click, instead of seeing networks I get "connection Properties: eth0, status: error." Presumably this means my ethernet isn't connected, but it works fine when I connect that up.

    There's also a "lo, status: idle drop down, and I get the older wireless icon in the tray, but clicking on that leads nowhere useful.

    Sooo, I downloaded the official version, which does exactly the same thing. Is this a bug in the official version, or am I missing something simple?


    Last edited by wjbmd48; April 18th, 2014 at 02:15 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: Lost Wireless with Official 14.04

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Lost Wireless with Official 14.04

    Can you post a screenshot of what you see in the dropdown menu please? More than one screenshots if required. A couple of things you described sound a bit unfamiliar to me (I am still on 12.04.1 by the way )

    To show us a detailed information about your wireless setup, please follow the "Wireless Script" link in my signature, download and run the script as per instructions there, and post back the report it generates.

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