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strib
May 15th, 2010, 03:34 PM
I have the 10.04 version of ubuntu and i can't make it connect to my wifi.

if anyone could help that would be great

thanks
strib

readycarpenter
May 15th, 2010, 04:03 PM
most wireless cards do not have a free open source driver, so it is not bundled with ubuntu, but if you can get online once via ethernet you can run

system> admin> "hardware drivers"

your wireless card drivers should show there, install and reboot, remember you need to be online as it downloads the drivers from the Internet.

cheers

nhasian
May 15th, 2010, 04:06 PM
can you give us more specific detail about your problem? Like is your wifi adaptor seen by ubuntu but you are unable to connect to your wifi network? or is your wifi adaptor not seen at all? which network adaptor do you have?


lshw -C network