can not find or connect to wireless router

Asked by vg30dettscn on 2009-01-25

Ive just installed ubuntu 8.10 on my computer, but it wont find nor connect to my wireless router. What do i do?

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nhasian (nhasian) said : #1

to try to get your wifi working go to System → Administration → Software Sources click on the Updates tab, then check the box for Unsupported updates (intrepid-backports). after you've enabled the backports update your ubuntu software from a terminal with the commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

you may need to reboot. after that go to System->Administration->Hardware Drivers and enable any restricted drivers you have available.

if that doesnt work, Open a Terminal from the menu Applications → Accessories → Terminal and type:

lshw -C network

post the output here.

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