OpenSUSE Network :: How To Config USB Wireless Lan

May 13, 2010

This is my 1st time to use openSUSE After install

lsusb -v
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0411:0137 MelCo., Inc.
Device Descriptor:
bLength 18


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Fedora Installation :: Can't Config The Network Config ( IP Address ), Due To The Error Of Network Manager?

Jan 17, 2010

When I install the FC11 by using"Install or upgrade an existing system"or"Install system with basic video driver"mode...Point 1, I can't config the network config ( IP Address ), due to theerror of network manager...Point 2, I can't enter into the text mode to do the installation steps.Remark:The machine is provide Web,DNS, and Mail Server on the NET ( Internet )

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: 11.3 Wireless Config And Hibernate?

Aug 13, 2010

just completed an new install of 11.3 on a laptop and have a couple of wireless config questions.the wireless is set for ifup mode and have been using iwconfig to set the ssid. is there a preferred way to automatically set the ssid? something that avoids setting a fixed ssid in ifcfg-wlan0. this laptop had 10.3 and to restart the network after wake-up from hibernation i had to run a script from pm-utils/sleep-d. it looks like i may have to do the same for 11.3. or does 11.3 have a better way?(NetworkManager in 10.3 gave me all kinds of grief, so i stopped using it. perhaps it is improved in 11.3, but i have not given it a chance.)

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Fedora Networking :: Wireless Configuration Does Not Show Up In System-config-network

Sep 1, 2010

This may fall under the "ain't broke don't fix it" category but it's driving me nuts. I've got the Broadcom 4322 wireless adapter in my laptop and it works fine with broadcom-wl driver and kmod. However there is no ifcfg-eth1 file and the card does not show up in system-config-network.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: When Click The Button To Connect To A Wireless Network This Message Apears:Network Management Disabled?

Mar 23, 2010

When i click the button to connect to a wireless network this message apears:Network management disabled

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OpenSUSE Network :: Can't Authenticate VNC After Samba Config

Apr 1, 2011

First, like a dummy I did not backup the Samba config file before making changes. Using openSUSE as ftp and http server, was following tutorial to share between openSUSE and windows. I was using VNC to access machine to edit Samba config file, after altering the the file VNC authenication fails. I can still authenicate locally and through the ftp.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Every Boot Requires New Ethx Config

Feb 27, 2010

new Install of 11.2 every time i boot i have to config network devices via Yast Control Center. I now have 8 eth configs for my one local net adapter. Why does the MAC address change each time? I cant use my routers built in MAC filter and MAC control functions if this keeps changing. So each time i boot i need to also go into my router and build a new MAC address profile based on the new MAC address before i get Internet access. Security to the point of no access...I hope this is just a bug in the system. I thought MAC addresses were firmware/device specific? What I need is one eth config that works each boot. And I need one MAC address that does not change between boots.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Config Files For Multiple IP's On VLANs?

Jun 10, 2011

How can you do it with individual ifcfg-* files?

I've tried adding them like this:

Filename: ifcfg-vlan1:0

but it fails on ifup, thinking it might be the filename (the vlan tagging being picked up from the name) I tried renaming it but still no go.

I can add IP's via ifconfig, eg ifconfig vlan1:0 netmask up

and I'm pretty sure I could add multiples to the ifcfg-vlan1 file but how do I add them from individual config files?

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OpenSUSE Network :: Samba Config For DHCP Client Laptop?

Jan 11, 2010

I'll try not to be too wordy. Want to get my openSUSE 11.2 (fresh install) laptop to see my network shares ...not to be a server or share any files. I've looked at 50 websites and everything seems to be "server" and "share" oriented. Maybe I (newb) am confused by the terminology...

I have a router that provides DHCP. My LAN PC's consist of a Vista laptop, an XP DAW, and a Kubuntu file server. Somehow I got Kubuntu configured properly, all of the Windows machines can access it and vice-versa. The Kubuntu smb.conf does not work on this laptop, and it seems overkill -no shares needed here. And yes, I get DHCP and interweb on the laptop -posted this with it.

All I want is access to my (other) network drives from this (openSUSE 11.2) laptop. Not a server, not to share. This is easy... right? It's driving me nuts Is there a Samba configuration that will let me jump onto networks and surf Windows/Samba shares like any old Windoze box browsing Network Neighborhood? Do I have to be a Samba guru?

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OpenSUSE Network :: Alternative To RHs System-config-authentication Application?

May 25, 2011

I would like to know what is OpenSuse application that does the same job of RH's system-config-authentication application. I need to test Active Directory authentication while setting up Samba file server to use AD accounts and ACLs.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Knetworkmanager Detect Wireless Network But Doesn't Automatically Connect

Apr 17, 2010

at start, knetworkmanager detect wireless network, but doesn't automatically connect - I have to restart it to make it work properly. Instead, it gives that error:


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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Connect Ipod Touch To A Wireless Ad-hoc Network Of Laptop?

Apr 13, 2010

On Opensuse 11.2, I would like to connect my ipod touch to a wireless ad-hoc network of my laptop. I have no wireless WIFI-router at home, so I have to use the laptop as a router to the internet. I know I have to enter a static IP adres and my router's address, but where ? I haven't found any place under network tools to do this, only saw some fields with SSID's and MAC addresses to fill in.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: LiveUSB Cannot Connect To Non-broadcast SSID Wireless Network

Sep 30, 2010

I've got openSUSE 11.3 running via liveUSB on a netbook and no matter how many times I try, I cannot get wireless to connect to my network.

My network is:

- non-broadcast
- WPA2 Personal
- G

The netbook is fairly recent from Asus and wireless works perfectly with Fedora 11 and Windows XP.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Wireless Card Detected But Unable To Scan The Network

Oct 27, 2010

1 ) make and model of wireless device Athreos 5k

2 ) driver version in use dont know

3 ) any error message. -

abhishek:/ # sudo /usr/sbin/iwlist scan
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.
eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

4 ) what you have tried to rectify the problem.

Tried to install all the patches.

5 ) any trouble-shooting guide you have tried to follow. - The previous two stickies

6 ) openSUSE version 11.3

7 ) type /sbin/lspci -v" in a terminal; copy and paste the section that identifies your wireless card and it's chipset. 07:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)

Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 137a
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 23
Memory at c2000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]


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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Intel 3945abg Wireless Network Card Cannot Connect To Router Automatically

Apr 8, 2010

I clicked "Network Settings", and I found that the ip address was wrong, which is "", and netmask field is empty, so I modifed the configuration file located in /etc/sysconfig/network, named ifcfg-wlan0, added one line(NETMASK= ''), saved it and reboot the system. After rebooting the system, I still found the ip address is wrong and netmask field is empty, so I have to use ifup command to activate my card manually every time the system starts.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: GNOME 3 Broke AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter - Could Not Make A Connection

Apr 23, 2011

I own an ASUS N61JV-X2 notebook PC. It has an Atheros Communication, Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter. 03:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) 03:00.0 0280: 168c:002b (rev 01) I cannot see any SSIDs including my home Verizon FiOS 802.11 G WPA2-AES-TKIP encrypted network. I went to Starbucks to try to connect to their free Wi-Fi and I could not make a connection. How do I solve this problem so that I can connect to a SSID of my choice and make a wireless connection while using GNOME 3?

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: After Hibernate Or Sleep Can't Connect To Any Wireless Network?

Nov 5, 2010

I'm moving from other distros. and I'm currently loving openSUSE and I'm probably going to stick with it for a long time.I have already googled for this, but I found no solution, but I figured this should be a common problem... Does google searches inside this forum?Now... for my problem, whenever I hibernate (suspend to disk) or sleep (suspend to ram) I can't resume my wireless connection nor connect to another.I don't know if this is an issue if I use cables, because I simply don't with my netbook:The hardware in question is an ASUS 1005HA eee pc, running openSUSE version is 11.3 fully updated. Didn't mess with wireless connections, nor kernel or hibernate settings

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Configure Wireless From YAST> Network Settings?

Jun 24, 2011

I am trying to configure a wireless connection from YAST under the Network Settings tool.It doesn't seem to do anything. My USB wifi device is detected in YAST > Hardware and I am using the module it says Hardware is using. It doesn't seem to save the module under YAST> Network Settings> Network Card Setup. Is this tool broken or useless? It seems setting up WiFi should be easier than this. YAST should work shouldn't it?

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OpenSUSE Network :: Setup A Wireless With Linksys Wireless Router And HP Laptop Dual Booting Vista & Suse 11.2

Jun 20, 2010

I'm try to setup a wireless network with my linksys wireless router and my HP laptop dual booting Vista & Suse 11.2. I have the vista networked, just fine. Where I can share files and the printer connected to my desktop. But I want to be able to use Suse in the same way, full time and to stray away from Vista. My wife and kids like easy. So I'm trying to transform them and show them something new.

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OpenSUSE :: The KDE Network Monitor Requires 3 Reboots Before Being Able To Connect To Wireless Network

Mar 10, 2011

After installing 11.4, I need to type in the command to update the firmware for a broadcom wifi adapter. Then I needed to reboot, twice, before the system knew to use the adapter (where the adapter wifi light goes from orange to blue).

Then I needed to add my wireless network and type in my key. But the key does not take. If I click on my wireless network icon, it just re-asks for the key and does not connect nor give any other message. Network icon continues to display no connection.

So I need to reboot again.

When the system starts again, the adapter is blue, I click on the icon for my wifi network and it connects without asking for my key and I can then set to start my wifi by default.

Now my wifi works fine.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Wireless Not Responding, Hardware / Unable To Enable It Through Network-manager Applet?

Apr 4, 2010

I recently installed OpenSUSE 11.2 and everything works fine except wi-fi card, of course. The problem is that after installation the system recognized the card (is was listed in network devices in Yast) but I was unable to enable it through network-manager applet. Though the device could make scanning through terminal (found article in docs but didn't fully understand wpa_gui). Then i was stupid enough to delete the device from Yast list to try to reinstall it. So the problem is that i simply can't do this cause i see no way to re-detect. That is the goal is to at least turn back to post-install system state and try to enable wifi card again.

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Network Manager Stuck On 'setting Network Address' Then Continuously Prompts For Hex Or ASCII Key

May 28, 2011

When I attempt to connect to a wireless network, the network manager asks me for the network's password, then says 'setting network address' for 20 or so seconds, then asks me for some random Hex or ASCII key in the same type of window I put the password in (Secrets for Noel -- KDE Daemon). Since a key is already typed into the window, I press OK, which then causes the network manager to go back to 'setting network address', then the window pops up again and keeps repeating itself.

I'm running Opensuse 11.4 with KDE, and my driver is ath9k. I don't know much about linux so please don't tell me to 'recompile this' or 'change this setting' without explaining how to do it. Please help, I've been unable to connect to wireless in OpenSUSE for 2 weeks now.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Network Manager Won't Connect To Wireless Router

Apr 15, 2010

All settings are correct as far as i can tell. The wep key works on all my windows boxes. When i have connect automatically enabled it never tries to connect. if I go to edit it it pops kde wallet up i put in credentials. wallet goes away then nothing happens. if i double click connection to my router also nothing happens. I have the wep key in there and i even made it visible to make sure.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Unable To Connect To Wireless Network / Enable It?

Aug 9, 2010

I am using OpenSuse 11.3 and Network Manager is giving me a headache by not connecting to WEP based wi-fi network.It works in a wi-fi at my office while at my home, it shows / detects the network but keeps asking me over and over.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Network Manager Not Detecting Wireless Device?

Sep 25, 2010

Having a hard time getting NM to detect wireless usb device: Linksys model WUSB600N. Here are a few commands I do know about.

lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
irda0 no wireless extensions.


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OpenSUSE Network :: Connecting To The Wireless Network - Linksys WMP600N

Jan 24, 2011

I'm having some trouble connecting to the wireless network here at home. The PC has a Linksys WMP600N wireless network card, which works fine under several versions of Windows. In Opensuse however, I cannot get it to find the network. Even though my laptop is right next to it, which has perfect connection to the network. The router is a Linksys WRT610N.

I've tried running iwconfig and iwlist scan in the terminal, but the scan returns no results and iwconfig indicates it does not have a connection to a network. I've turned off IPv6 as I read this can sometimes cause issues. I've also tried issuing the computer a static IP address, figuring the DHCP might be causing problems, but all to no avail.

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OpenSUSE Network :: Continued Inability To Get On Line Wireless Network

Jul 30, 2011

Presently have installation of 11.3, win 7, and Ubuntu 10.04 in a multiple boot. Win 7 and 10.4 are connected wirelessly, no problem getting on line.I know little or nothing about wireless as I created a network in win 7, installed Ubuntu and it recognized my network immediately and I was on line effortlessly Suse was a first choice and its been on my HD a while with no access. So this will be my last shot to gain some insight to getting it on line.

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OpenSUSE Network :: NetworkManager And DNS - Connecting To Other Hosts When Using Another Wireless Network

Aug 21, 2011

since a few weeks I have a problem connecting to other hosts when I'm using another wireless network, which has a different DNS IP than I have in my network. I have to change /etc/resolv.conf to change the nameserver. Can NetworkManager control the nameserver? If yes, how?

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Connect To Wireless Network Before KDE Loads Up

Apr 11, 2010

One of the biggest issues i have at the moment is that my network based plasmoids on my KDE desktop load before my wireless network connection is established, so i'm thinking it would be best to start up the wireless connection at boot time. On previous distro's, I did this with netcfg but I can't seem to figure out how to do so in OpenSUSE 11.2. Is this the best way to manage this issue or is it possible to set a delay before the plasmoids load up?

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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Suddenly No Wireless Network Card

May 5, 2010

I am running SLED 11 and My Networkcard is Intel PRO/Wireless 5300. In short, it is not there anymore! I mean I was connected and everything and the next time I restarted It could not detect any wireless network. I deleted the wireless network card in hopes that the OS will automatically detect it on startup and set it right but NOPE. When I check the hardware information in YAST, it is listed there and it is also working under Windows.

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