In any case, the generic backports for meerkat aren’t working. Brad Figg brad-figg on BB code is On. I installed Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio laptop about 18 months ago because the pre-installed Vista is awful and am generally loving my linux experience. Denva Joshua Ingram denva-ingram wrote on I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones.

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Changed in linux Ubuntu: Join Date Jan Beans 2. Brad Figg brad-figg on In any case, the generic backports for meerkat aren’t working. Don’t know if this situation is related to running the updates this morning, or solely from pressing the physical wifi button on my Compaq Presario CQDX laptop.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. I also tried the work around and after following your instructions my wireless card was picking up networks but wouldn’t connect to them. Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and after pressing the button? And I can answer the above question forgive the syntax it’s from memory, but the text is correct.


en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless

Did you disable NetworkManager from running on start? The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug. More information is better than no information.

The time now is This was tried way back when with “sudo rfkill unblock all” and it worked for about 5 minutes until the user tried to connect to an AP, but then the hp-wifi I can only assume kicked back in and hard blocked everything. No upgrade log present probably fresh install dmi.

Restarted the machine twice, every time after login WIFI was connecting to the router. I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7.

Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

See full activity log. The mystery part begins here.

Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter? The only issue I have is that I have never been able to get the wireless network working. It looks like the rfkilli s the problem. May 16th, 1.


All times are GMT 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 ljnux. AR Wireless Network Adapter vendor: The problem is that the laptop is starting with the wifi default to off.

[SOLVED] Atheros AR Wireless Network Adapter

And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. Join Date Aug Beans 2. Ubuntu knows its there: I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: It did not work. Seth Forshee sforshee wrote on On the top network icon right clicked and then Enabled the wireless.

I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network.