You should not have to do this with any cards made in the past few years, but there can be exceptions. Ubuntu knows its there: For USB devices, use lsusb. This information was last pulled 15 hours ago. Repeat the command above and note the difference between the two. I usually test with OpenDNS

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Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch” None, the status of the bug is updated manually.

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AR Wireless Network Adapter rev It doesn’t help fix the bug, but here’s a workaround. Thank you for your reply.

August 28th, 2. Network card wlan0 has wreless IP address wlan0 Interface doesn’t. The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2.


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Results 1 to 9 of 9. Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point. To post a comment you must log in. Speaking to the OP, this does not work, qr5001 explained above. Man, how could I know? The network-manager of ubuntu disallowed me to configure wlan.

– Connected to WPA-secured network, but no internet – Ask Ubuntu

AR Wireless Network Adapter rev 01 0a: Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel? Because of this, some seemingly different devices can be internally identical and thence use identical drivers.

Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter? Hello and thanks Seth, I can’t uoad the rfkill as my laptop overheated and am currently writing this on my blackberry. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

I had done a lot to try to get networking working. I’m connecting to both networks from the same machine. Works out of the box with Ubuntu 7.


It also seems to be detected correctly by the kernel no errors except “link not ready”! This question is unlikely to help any future networ it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet. My Ubuntu machine can connect to my WPA network, but there’s not a trickle of internet to be found.

AR Wireless Network Adapter [c: Natty, Atheros Communications Inc. Other two shouldn’t be needed. AR Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Page History Login to edit. The wireless with ubuntu has been giving me fits.