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mrpbjnance
January 25th, 2009, 06:39 PM
I am new to ubuntu. I am one of what looks like many who are having trouble with their wireless card not working. I got ndiswrapper and installed a driver that I now see. But I still do not see any wireless networks. How can i tell if my wireless card is even recognized and working?

Thnaks!

Abu_Dayya
January 25th, 2009, 07:13 PM
lshw should tell you if your wireless card is installed or not. If its there but still not working, you should check how to use ndiswrapper to install the drivers for your specific card. search ndiswrapper guides in these forums and you should find plenty of information

philinux
January 25th, 2009, 07:20 PM
I am new to ubuntu. I am one of what looks like many who are having trouble with their wireless card not working. I got ndiswrapper and installed a driver that I now see. But I still do not see any wireless networks. How can i tell if my wireless card is even recognized and working?

Thnaks!

Which version of ubuntu have you got running?

Kevbert
January 25th, 2009, 07:24 PM
Please enter the following commands in terminal and post back the results:

iwconfig
iwlist scanning

mrpbjnance
January 27th, 2009, 01:13 AM
I am on unbuntu 8.10

mike@Ubuntu:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

pan0 no wireless extensions.

mike@Ubuntu:~$ iwlist scanning
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

mike@Ubuntu:~$