Ubuntu Networking :: Clean Start With Wireless Config ?

Apr 30, 2010

I had put in a broadcom 4318 (airforce) card and it showed up in network tools as wlan6 with multicast disabled, inactive, and etc. the bf cutter tool also showed up in hardware drivers.

However, after trying to get the card functional - it no longer shows up in network tools nor is bf cutter in the hardware section.

I tried installing broadcom's proprietary driver among some other solutions. I'm running karmic 9.10.

How to start with a clean slate and get my wlan6 to appear again, so I can install this proprietary driver or use driverloader?

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Ubuntu Networking :: No Wireless After Clean Install / Get That?

May 19, 2011

Here is my output of lspci:
$ lspci
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57780 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8192SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 10)
I connected via ethernet just fine, but wireless is crucial for this laptop, and the additional drivers GUI program says nothing (or at least it finds nothing).

Am a bit stuck on what to do?

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Oct 15, 2010

Yesterday I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10 by a clean install. My laptop is an acer aspire 5050 with a IEEE 802.11 b/g Wlan wireless card. I am using only Ubuntu in my laptop. Today I noticed that wireless is dead. The indicator is off and I can see that there is not detection of any wireless networks in the "Wireless Networks" menu. In this point I must inform you that I didn't experience any wireless problems with the two previous versions of Ubuntu (9.10 & 10.04). Below you can see the outputs (in italic format) of some commands that I peformed in terminal:

*1st command

sudo ifconfig -a:

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1b:24:6b:03:1d
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::21b:24ff:fe6b:31d/64 Scope:Link


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Jun 19, 2011

So Ive got a windows laptop which I've tried dualbooting with linux from time to time, and I tried doing a clean install of 11.04 and I didn't need to do any configuration or download any drivers for my wireless to work, it works out of the box.The only problem is the connection will randomly get a weak signal and sometimes will drop for a few seconds, making web browsing or downloading anything quite a pain.What's worse is if you look at my other thread I tried this with a clean install of kubuntu but I couldn't even make the wireless connection work at all in kde.Here's the output of my lscpi:

01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57780 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
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Aug 7, 2010

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Jan 26, 2010

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Mar 16, 2011

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MB Asus p8h67-m evo
CPU Intel i7 2600k cpu
RAM DDR2 8gb

Ive install clean minimal server config (11.3 x64), make all updates from yast2, than reboot, than from yast2 start installation of XEN (in Virtualization, not in software management), reboot, set Xen dom0 to boot and than, after login, starting yast2 and got on blue screen with text "Loading modules,

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Oct 6, 2010

I recently purchased a Netgear WG111v2 802.11g wireless usb adapter for use with an ARM embedded device (loaded with the ARM port of ubuntu). It uses the rtl8187 driver and, when attached to my laptop, connects perfectly through NetworkManager. Unfortunately, I am not working with any ui on my embedded device so I won't have that luxury and must connect via the terminal. Unfortunately, I'm not able to connect this way on either my laptop or the embedded device (they both CAN pick up surrounding AP's through iwlist scan though). I'm able to set the ssid through

Code: sudo iwlist wlan0 essid "woot" and my access point is temporarily open (no wep/wpa). When I bring the device up using

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Apr 13, 2010

I spent $70 on a brand-new Wireless-N adapter for my Ubuntu computer in hopes that I could get it to connect to the main router in the house and get me internet access. However, the driver install CD is designed for Windows and thus will not run. I have tried to get it to set up, but it takes no action when plugged in and I am still without access to the internet. what I can do to get my computer connected and save me from having wasted $70?

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Jul 3, 2009

I have a typical 'linksys' style home wireless router (whose IP is .

If I use DHCP, everything works fine:


However, if I try to give myself a static IP,


(I also never understood why the DNS server should not be the real dns server address (some external ip) rather than the router's address? but that is what gets set automatically when using DHCP)

So using manual, it connects, but then the internet doesn't work. The only difference I see when I go to "connection information" when connected with dhcp vs manual is in dhcp mode there is a "default route:". Is that the problem? How do I set this "default route" / what is it?

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Dec 2, 2010

my wireless network connection is not working but wired connection is working .at networkmanager wireless connections are not showing .

[walkingtree@localhost ~]$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.422 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thr=2352 B


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Sep 1, 2010

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May 13, 2011

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May 28, 2010

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Apr 15, 2011

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Jan 18, 2011

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Jun 22, 2010

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May 3, 2010

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Jan 22, 2011

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Jan 28, 2011

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Jul 19, 2011

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Nov 15, 2010

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My laptop is a HP dv6420la.

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Jan 20, 2011

I have a new HP G62-352CA with the Realtek 8191SE wireless. I am running Ubuntu 10.10 everything works fine except every time I restart the computer I have to press fn f12 to restart the wireless. Is there a way to have it default on at startup?

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Oct 10, 2010

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Aug 13, 2010

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Jul 4, 2009

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Where I can get my wireless network running by typing the following lines of code:


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Also, I'm totally new to linux and I don't really understand what the 1st line of code is doing? The 2nd is just to check that the 1st line worked, and the 3rd does the settings for the wireless network I'm connecting to.

If you want to get into why I have to do this every time, then look at my original thread. But I started this new thread just to find out how I can get these lines of code done automatically at startup.

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Mar 31, 2010

I built out a headless VMWare v2.0.2 Server. I managed to work all that out but now I'm having some trouble getting my virtual machines on the server. I installed both proftpd and vsftpd but neither server lets me log in. 'Login Failed' is always returned (using the only account on the machine - created during the install).

So I decided to install samba, but samba chokes on large files. I tried over and over again to copy a 10GB VMDK file over samba and it gets to 5% or so and suddenly tells me there is a network problem and dies (which there is no network problem as these machines are all on the same subnet plugged into the same gigabit switch).

So now I'm back to FTP. Unfortunately when I ran apt-get remove proftpd, it didn't remove any of the config files (/etc/proftpd/*) so I manually deleted them. Now when I try to reinstall the FTP servers they won't start because the config files are gone. What's the apt-get syntax to completely uninstall these servers as if they had never been installed so I can start clean? I really don't want to have to do a complete system re-install just to fix 300KB FTP servers.

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Output terminal:

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