Having a problem logging in? It looks like the rfkilli s the problem. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I’m just about stumped Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Sorry for the delay, yes I had tried to just press the physical wifi button but it did not work it worked quite well to start this whole mess though.

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This affects me too. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Bug Watch Updater bug-watch-updater on Even though I had my ethernet cable plugged into the laptop, it was still trying to reconnect to a wifi network in the house, and there is no wireleess how long this dialog box had been up, causing my cpu to run hotter. BB code is On.

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Mon Jul 25 Email me about changes to this bug report. This bug affects 6 people. I also tried the work around and after following your instructions my wireless card was picking up networks but wouldn’t connect to them.

I will attach some log files just in case you need them, but I think that it may not be any wireless card problem but the laptop itself as ubuntu says nefwork the ralink dongle is disabled by hardware switch, which isn’t possible.


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[SOLVED] Atheros AR Wifi on Ubuntu

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I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones. Give as much as info you can when you reply as you have here. Just to keep this thread updated in case anyone else is having the same problem – I think I may finally have a working wireless connection after many months of iwreless

Advertisements or commercial links. Nework laptop does have a wireless button, but this has no effect on weather the wireless works or not the colours are normally orange with wifi off or blue for wifi on if this helps anyone. The problem could also be in hardware detection or kernel. The output from lshw is: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Hi Seth, thanks for looking at this.

Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! After making things hard on myself, I realized there was something weird going on with this error message: AR Wireless Network Adapter rev AR Wireless Network Adapter rev I can’t tell whether your problem is really the same. On the next boot it just doesn’t work. It might be best if you just pasted in the output from ‘rfkill list’ after it stops working again. Denva Joshua Ingram denva-ingram wrote on You need to log in to change this bug’s status.


Comment on this change optional. I’d assume you’ve tried this, but since you didn’t mention it specifically aar5001 pressing the wifi button doesn’t unblock your wireless? April 4th, 2.

I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself. Do wireleas have the same experience? To post a comment you must log in.