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November 30th, 2008, 04:03 PM
Looks like this


As im sure you all know but i dont have gnome network manager i dont know what i have. I am currently connected with a ethernet cable but i cant get it to connect wirelessly, if i had gnome network manager im sure i could do this easly so im wondering how do i get it?

November 30th, 2008, 04:14 PM
Try running the command

sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome

November 30th, 2008, 04:18 PM
Try running the command

sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome

Done says i already have latest installed, it says wireless disabled. After doing a bit of research maybe my wireless card needs the drivers downloading?

Anyone know how i can find out what my wireless card is called?

November 30th, 2008, 04:21 PM
eth1 unassociated ESSID:off/any Nickname:"ipw2100"
Mode:Managed Channel=0 Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:0 kb/s Tx-Power:off
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

Do i need drivers?

November 30th, 2008, 04:42 PM
The screenshot is gnome-network-monitor.

Do you dual boot? If you have Windows, boot into Windows, enable wireless and boot back into Ubuntu. (Wireless was greyed out on my laptop till I did this.)