View Full Version : [ubuntu] Wireless networks Won't Log On

November 19th, 2012, 08:43 PM
Hi. I have loaded Ubuntu onto a new hard-drive ( I am logged in on my old one ). I have a Belkin wireless USB receiver. And a UPC wireless modem. The UsB is connected and is recognized on Ubuntu...But Ubuntu will not find any wireless networks???.....UPC use WAP security, if that is of any baring???.....It was suggested i open a terminal session and type lshw -C network...... This took my quite a while to figure out how to do.....But i got it eventually. There's a ton of stuff comes up. I can't copy and paste because i have to keep changing hard drives...It says i should run it as a "super user" ....A separate window did open up with the Modem name asking for authentication . I put in the correct password. The box disappears for like 30 seconds and comes back asking again.
Description : wireless interface
Physical : is 2
Bus info : usb@1.3
Logical : Wlan@
......Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Please bare in mind, i have never used Ubuntu before & i am a VERY basic Desk top user,so "Idiot" terminology would would be useful if that suits........Thank you.

November 20th, 2012, 03:15 AM
Thread closed. Please do not post duplicates, it dilutes community effort.