Have Ubuntu 10.10 on Toshiba Laptop and Brother Wireless printer HL-2170W Everything worked OK and could install printer and print. However now system will not find printer, only thing I can think of that is different is that I installed all updates a few nights ago. If I go to System/Admin/Printing/Add Printer/Find - it will not find it. Have removed and reinstalled the Cups printer config tool. I am new to Linux. System will print when booted to Vista.
Bought a Canon all-in-one (printer, copier, scanner) today, which prints beautifully on XP & connects to our WiFi without problem. Only downside, is it can't find a driver for Linux. Anyone out there using this printer under Linux, or any pointers to the right driver?
I need straight forward directions on how to do this. I installed samba on ubuntu and I shared a number of ubuntu files. No luck.Xp can't see ubuntu and the reverse is also true. My searches just end up off on some tangents. Example, researching samba - I get the entire manual on samba - can't find the specifics I need within that document.
For some reason, ubuntu cannot find local wireless networks. In fact, the Broadcom wireless card Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n seems to be incompatible with ubuntu. I've tried numerous 'solutions' on the Internet, but none of them seem to work on my computer. Tutorials I've visited have recommended downloading the b43 drivers from the Synaptic package manager and also the bcmwl-kernal-source package. Nevertheless, the wireless never turns on and Additional Drivers never shows anything at all. After several exasperating hours of trying to get my wireless running I've decided to turn to the forum for help. I'm sure there's probably more information I should supply, but I'm honestly not sure what that would be.
I have a Brother DCP585CW and have installed the drivers from Brother and it worked fine on Ubuntu 9.10 on both my desktop and laptop. I have installed 10.04 on both and now the problem. It works fine on the desktop but I get a problem on the laptop. It is a wireless printer and I can print to it but only after I do 2 things each time I reboot the laptop. I have to configure it through cups (http://localhost:631) because it keeps getting set to being connected via USB and letter rather than A4 paper on each boot but the correct setting is:
I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop in a wireless system at home. It's all working fine. I can browse the internet without any difficulties. The problem is that I cannot print to my HP Laserjet 1022nw. The IP for the printer is 192.168.2.2 and I can reach it (and print) from my windows machine. But, if I use the laptop it cannot reach the server at 192.168.2.2 and all print jobs freeze. It's odd because I used the Ubuntu network printer install AppSocket/HP JetDirect connection and it found the printer at socket://192.168.2.2:9100 and installed the correct Foomatic driver. But now the browser cannot get to 192.168.2.2 and it wont print. What am I missing?
As I have recently figured out, it is very hard to set-up a Brother MFC-J415w wireless printer on a 64 bit machine, so to save you from spending hours searching the Internet and trying different drivers, I will tell you how to set one up.
Step one: Download the 32-bit driver from this link: http://welcome.solutions.brother.com...html#MFC-J415W. When prompted, save the file.
Step two: Open the terminal and type in the following commands:
Depending on what you've tried before, some of these directories may already exist. Step three: Type the following commands:
I have a 64 bit laptop and i am using the 64 bit version of ubuntu 10.10. i am wanting to setup a lexmark x4650 printer which has wifi built in and can do wireless printing. i have the driver from lexmark installed but it is the i386 version which i know is the 32 bit version. and i know that 32 and 64 bit versions don't work so well together. i've gone through all kinds of help on these forums and for some reason when go to print a test page, it comes back with an error statement. i will have to try it again so i can post it verbatim.
i have a similar thread in the 64 bit thread so if it can be locked or deleted and have just this one, that would be cool. this same printer is not connected to any computer for it's wireless printing ability. it is a stand alone but all of my families laptops can use it since they have the software on theirs. they are using windows 7 which is what i have also, but i am switching to linux since i am not a fan of microsoft at all. i despise everything they do. i love linux and the community around it and i just want to get this printer setup so i can make the last and final switch. this is the only thing holding me up.
I've used windows all of my life, and never really looked at Linux, so thought it would be a good time to see outside of the box! I installed Ubuntu 9.10 a couple of weeks ago after reading a few Linux Newbie books and deciding it would be the best distro for me. Being completely new with Linux it's proving difficult doing certain things which I would have done with a couple of clicks in Windows, however I've managed to get past some of the problems after hours of searching and messing about. I managed to set my wireless network up, and with a great struggle my wireless printer using cups- which now seems to be printing fine over the network, its IP is 192.168.0.105. However even after reading lots of info and tutorials on Forums & Blogs nothing seems to work regards to my scanner (which is an all-in-one printer SX515W).
The information is completely overwhelming. I've been told to use iscan with the network plugin which I downloaded from [URL] after installing and running image scan or xscan the printer would scan for a couple of seconds and then it would stop, and I'd have to reset my printer. I read the documents supplied, blogs, and forums telling me to do certain things such as:
Like I said, being new to Linux I'm completely lost with what I'm doing or what I should be listing here! This is my last resort really, if I still can't get this thing working I may just give up because it's so stressfull!
I have: 1) A desktop PC running Ubuntu 10.04 and a Virtualbox guest, Windows XP. My printer is connected and operates via XP. Yep, its a Windows-only printer, but the VB file-sharing allows me to print Ubuntu files. 2.) Another desktop running Puppy Linux. 3.) A netbook running XP as a native install.
No. 1 and 2 are connected to a Level One router by ethernet cable. No. 3 is wireless. All 3 machines work fine independently, with no problems accessing the internet. Getting these machines to "see" each other seems to be harder than falling off a log! How to share files and the printer, especially on how to configure the router. The manual that came with it doesn't seem to explain how to do this. It assumes that all your devices are either wired or wireless, with no hints about how to network wired and wireless machines together.
I need to direction here: my laptop (F10 gnome) is cat5 dhcp connected to a dlink 524 router with IP 192.168.150.1. This in turn is connected to an arris modem with ip 216... Local IP is 192.168.100.1 (default). It works, connects to internet, supplies dhcp address to dlink. All this is upstairs in my ham room upstairs. My wifes laptop downstairs usually connects wirelessly to the dlink, and hence to the arris. Also works to the internet. There is a linksys (ddwrt software) running as a wireless repeater also located downstair, with box ip 192.168.1.1.
It is "joined" to the dlink router via wireless, hence it function, wireless repeater. It works, I have used it like this many time. However, I cannot seem to get a connection to the Brother printer (which has a print server function). It is connected to the linksys repeater via a lan cable. Gets an ip via dhcp. I think it should work, since my wife can connect to the linksys repeater, either wireless or wired, and surf the internet thru the dlink router via the repeater-dlink wireless repeater link. I must be missing something obscure (to me, at least).
I have a Canon PIXMA MG5250 stand alone wifi printer thats connected to all my windows computers and laptops. Now I want to install a computer with Ubuntu 10.10 and connect this printer also wireless by wifi.
I had previously been having loads of problems getting my wireless printer to work with Linux [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1453697]. Everything is working fine now. However, something that confused me is that whenever I tried to ping the printer _before_ I got it working, it would fail with a _different_ IP address. That is, the command 'ping x.y.z.3' would fail with a message saying it was unable to contact 'x.y.z.2'
Now I am looking at my router - for something unrelated - and I've noticed that rogue IP address shows up in the list of connected devices. It has a MAC address but for the device name it lists "<unknown>". Should I be concerned about this? how to figure out what this device is?
I have the following machine : laptop : Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless : Intel Pro Wireless 3945 (ipw3945-1.2.2 + ipw3945d-1.7.22 + ipw3945-ucode-1.14.2 / eth1) Printer : HP C4580 Photosmart wireless (hplip-3.9.8) Ethernet : Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0100Base-TX (b44.ko / eth0) External Modem : Siemens CL-110 ADSL OS : Fedora 6+11 (currently on fc6)
The external modem is connected via the laptop ethernet and provides the internet connection. The printer is connected via wireless adhoc to the laptop's IPW3945 wireless card. I use firestarter as firewall. When firestarter is disabled everything works fine. If enabled it blocks my printer. I have tried to open every possible port via firestarter (according to several other threads) with no luck. My printer is set (under system-config-printer) as :
I am trying to configure a Travelmate 2490 to connect to my wirelessr router, a TP-Link TL-WR941ND. It does not show up in the list when I use network manager. However when I look to see if there is a driver for my wireless network in the computer it seems to find one. I am quite a beginner so some basic troubleshooting would be great.
I have recently switched my samsung n130 with windows 7 starter to the ubuntu netbook remix. When I go onto it, it doesn't even look for a wireless connection. All there is is a wired auto ethos. How can i get my netbook to recognize my wireless connection in my house?
I was using ubuntu 9.04 and everything was working flawlessly with my network. The only problem with 9.04 is that it was unsupported and I couldn't install the packages I wanted to such as Cairo dock so I decided to upgrade to 9.10 which is a lot better. However I ran into a problem that I never had on 9.04. I cant connect to MY wireless network (my Belkin wireless card can detect networks but not mine) I have a netgear router WNDR3700v2 with WPA2 encryption. I thought that the encryption was the problem so I turned it off and ubuntu could still not find the SSID through the network manager. My SSID broadcast is on.
Just installed Ubuntu on my sister-in-law's emachines. Suddenly, her computer's not finding any wireless networks (although the other two Linux computers in the house find and connect just fine, as did her computer when it ran Windows).
00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 Host Bridge (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge 00:06.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
I know some wireless card can work in Master Mode but it seems use madwifi driver. I know madwifi doesn't support usb dongles find a usb wireless card which can work as AP under Ubuntu. I have check this list [URL] I am not sure if ar9170usb.ko and its device support Master MOde.
I just installed Ubuntu 10.4 LTS and it will not find my homes network. When i search for networks it shows everyones but mine and i know its not hidden, because my windows machine finds it NP. when I hard wire it, it works just fine only the wireless is the problem.
I am new to Ubuntu and have just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell D600. My wired network is working perfectly however, my wireless card is unable to detect wireless networks. I am using a Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 wireless card. I have updated the drivers and it is installed correctly as far as I can tell. My card seems to be working, but it doesn't detect any wireless networks. I know that my wireless is functioning, because I can log on successfully with a windows laptop. In addition there are 5 or 6 other networks available, so it should be able to detect something. I am new, so please let me know what information you need and, if possible, how to find it.
Here is the results of "lshw -C network" from the terminal below:
mikee@mikee-laptop:~$ lshw -C network WARNING: you should run this program as super-user. *-network:0 description: Ethernet interface product: NetXtreme BCM5705M Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Broadcom Corporation
Just installed ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell inspiron 1525 laptop. Everything got installed right, and I elected to select the sta driver rather than the B43 driver. After restarting, the b43 option disappeared. The wireless said it connected, but when i went to firefox it wouldn't load and said server not found. My wireless card is a bcm4312. Any ideas as to why this is not working?
I recently installed the Maverick Meerkat distribution and am having problems getting it to find and connect to my wireless network. Additional info: I am using a Toshiba laptop and used the wubi installer to get Ubuntu.
ive just installed the aircrack package in my dell vostro 1310 which i bought with its ordinary wireless card ( hell knows what it is. couldn't find..).At the very first time while trying to reach my wireless internet i was using backtrack 4 and i was not sucesfull.. that would be good normally, but it was not. because i couldnt do it cuz my wireless card wasnt being recognized by airmon..so i tought..i can use my wireless with ubuntu... then i got ubuntu again.. and intalled the aircrack.. as i run it i found ou t that still it wont find my wireless card...do i need any further config. to make it work with aircrack ??i can only find eth0, which is my wired network device....
I went out and purchased a Sabrent PCI wireless 802.11n card with the RT2860 chipset because it was on the ubunutu compatibility list and has linux driver available from the manufacturer. I was impressed that the card worked in wireless G mode out of the box, which is a great start....
However, I can't find any wireless N networks. Dual booting I can find/use my N network, but in ubuntu I can only find my G network. This is somewhat frustrating because I bought this card and a new (read: expensive) Linksys E3000 router specifically to run a nice new N network...
I have downloaded, made, and installed (reboot) the latest driver from the manufacturer, but it still won't find any N networks. I found a few posts by searching here and google that alluded to changing this line: "HT_OpMode=1" (from 0 to 1) in the config file RT2860STA.dat located in /etc/Wireless/RT2860STA/ and a reboot. It didn't work for me.
Frankly all this rebooting is starting to **** me off ... I have spent most of last night trying to setup my 180$ wireless network and its still no better than the freebie DDWRT54g based wifi it replaced. I am frustrated, perhaps someone wiser in the ways of ubuntu and wireless N can shed some light on the situation....
I forgot to mention I am on Karmic Kola, amd64 with the standard gnome.
I'm trying to find a command or application that will tell me what drivers my wifi card is using.
I've been googling for a while now and all I get in return for any query I try are articles about folks having wifi troubles.
The Ubuntu install works fine but my Windows install seems incapable of connecting. I've recently realised that I think it all started when I installed 10.04. I think 10.04 might have rewritten the firmware on the wifi module and now Windows can't connect. I'm not sure if this is possible but it is the only solution I can come up with considering that I've now tried 2 different version of Windows and they both have the same problem.
Anyway anyone know of a command or app I can use to discover which driver my card is using at the moment so that I can begin my investigations.
I'm new to Ubuntu. Today, I took my old Compaq Presario V3010US and gave it life with Ubuntu 10.04. The hard drive was erased and replaced with the Linux OS stuff. Ubuntu recognizes most of the hardware except my Broadcom wireless card. I find this to be a pain because i'm a newbie to linux stuff. Anyway, can anyone help me fix this? I thank you for your time reading this.