I performed a lsmod grep “ath” Here’s the output: Any help is greatly appreciated. Maybe you should make one of those, too. It takes 2 reboots, which is odd, and a slight PIA, but since it worked immediately sending via wifi right now , I would say it is a good solution: Select the old one doesn’t say 5XXX and click on Deactivate. The wireless switch on the machine seems to be software controlled and not by ubuntu. Being lazy, I told it to keep the password.

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February 7th, 8. I would imagine this wireless connection would show up here.

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I too have an eMachine E courtesy of Woot! I’m very happy it was this easy for me.

Join Date Feb Beans 4. I finally found a reference to some drivers which seemed reliable, in the sense that they were in default repositiories accessible through apt-get.

Ok, I did some checking around, and decided that because of all enachine the broken links on the madwifi page, and because they moved away from sourceforge, etc, that I wanted a more reliable solution. But it kind of looks like yours is on — try right-clicking on the Network Manager and making sure Enable Wireless is checked.


Maybe you should make one of those, too. It’s finding valid wireless networks but I still can’t connect to anyone of them. February 7th, 5. No other drivers are present.

This is what worked for me. If you left-click on the network icon to the left of the speaker icon in the upper menubar assuming you haven’t changed things around on your desktop too muchyou’ll see a list of the wireless networks around you. February 7th, 9.

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Does anyone have any fixes for this issue? Now it’s up to you to connect to them. I’ll read Jimro’s entries about the kernel update Any help is greatly appreciated.

It was very strange and I have to do it at every boot up but it does work. It states at the bottom of this window, “This driver is activated and currently in use. When I run the iwconfig command, here are the results: February 7th, 7. Unless I am doing something really stupid February 6th, 1. I am posting this via my Ethernet eth0 connection. I performed a lsmod grep “ath” Here’s the output: It doesn’t see it.


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