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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can Connect to a wired connection but not wirelessly!

    Since your card is displaying wireless networks that are available then that means that it is at least scanning for networks. If you go system>administration>network unlock it and then change your...
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    Poll: Re: Fully functioning linux laptop?

    I have a Lenovo R61e Thinkpad, nearly everything worked. The only issue that I have since resolved was that it did not recognize my wireless. I went through several hoops to get it to work, specifics...
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    [ubuntu] Re: firefox under wine

    I would just try reinstalling firefox 3 then, if its crashing when you try to run flash videos it may have been because the plug-in was not properly installed, or else you may have been missing one....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weird wireless problem

    I know that on my laptop when I leave my wireless hardware switch on when I shut my laptop off then restart with that switch still on it will not switch to wireless no matter how many times I flip...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Any good media players for Gnome out there, like Amarok or better?

    Personally I like VLC player for movies and Amarok for music.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Just installed but can't work out internet

    Please don't give up, stick with it...trust me its worth it from the volumes of information you learn. I have a Lenovo R61e Thinkpad that has the worst chipset imaginable to get to connect to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Dual Boot - Windows and Ubuntu

    Well, this might be a different take on things, you said you were new to linux, ubuntu specifically. Like you I am rather new to linux and ubuntu so I used wubi to install ubuntu inside of windows...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    Ok so here is my comprehensive guide to getting wireless to work on an R61e Thinkpad. Firstly, I would like to thank my mentors dmizer and pytheas22 otherwise this guide would not have been written....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    I'm conducting an experiment...will I be able to get on the wireless if I leave the hardware switch on and tell it to reboot? That and the extra module of ndis wrapper seems to be the issue...

    and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    When I run sudo iwlist scan


    melissafrench@melissafrench-laptop:~$ sudo iwlist scan
    [sudo] password for melissafrench:
    lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

    eth0 Interface...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    ok so i got rid of the extra ndiswrapper module and now it all seems fine except I can't seem to connect to my network. I checked my router and I have a 64bit hex wepkey. All it does is seem to sit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    Yeah, I know it shouldn't have and now all that I can use for interfaces according to network monitor is "wlan0:avahi" "eth0:avahi" and "lo" all of which have 169.XXXX.XXXX.XXXX IP addresses when all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    dmitzer after I ran your command and rebooted I tried to connect to the wireless the same way I just did and it timed out and I tried again and then I tried one more time then I clicked cancel and it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    yeah, something just broke when I ran my network monitor disappeared from by the clock after I tried to connect to my wireless and it timed out. Now I can't get the wireless or the wired connection...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    ok, so how do we make ndiswrapper load the driver at startup? since it doesn't do that yet.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    It Worked!! to enable roaming and then select wireless networks from that and put in the name and the wepkey. I will look back through the thread and outline what we had to do to make it work.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    Yeah, I don't exactly know HEX at all if you could give me an example that would be great...the key is 10 digits long, so how would I enter that in hex
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    Ok, so I go into system>administration>network then I choose my wireless connection with my ethernet cable unplugged and my hardware switch in the on or off position I select Wireless connection and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    hmm, I can't configure it in network tools...i get an error that says that "the interface does not exist check that it is correctly typed and that it is correctly supported by your system"
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    OOO I have a wireless connection listed in my network settings...but I'm having trouble connecting. It is a WEP connection.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    ooo I was just looking in my device manager and now i see that an ethernet controller preciously marked as networking interface is now marked as WLAN interface :D if that means anything.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    melissafrench@melissafrench-laptop:~$ sudo modprobe -v ndiswrapper
    [sudo] password for melissafrench:
    insmod /lib/modules/2.6.24-19-generic/ubuntu/misc/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper.ko ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    neither of those commands yield anything...not even an error. naturally my wireless still doesn't work. lol
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    Here is the exact url, but there were some other options that I could choose from as well listed here I chose the one that fit my system best R61e thinkpad with a b/g wireless LAN mini PCI adapter, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros Wireless Woes

    here's the output of lshw -C network

    *-network UNCLAIMED
    description: Ethernet controller
    product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
    vendor: Atheros...
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