info on connection wirelessly 10.10 laptop HELP!

Asked by JEFF HEMEKE on 2010-10-08

it seems like when someone answers a question and you try to respond, nobody answers anymore. i still need help PLEASE!! im sorry to be a pain, but this is all new to me, and theres isn't any faq,s on this subject. and i need wireless for school. it,s a great os, if you can get it running properly. my desktop work,s great, but i,ve been trying with my laptop for almost 2 week,s now. someone please help. thank you.

wireless connect with ubuntu 10.10 HELP!

i loaded the live dvd of ubuntu 10.10, on my laptop, and it wont connect wireless. it says i have a wireless connection called 2wire115, i try to connect, i put in my key, and a min. latter it asks for my key again. this goes on until i hit cancel.
sudo: ipconfig: command not found
rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo ipconfig-A
sudo: ipconfig-A: command not found
rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ ipconfig
No command 'ipconfig' found, did you mean:
 Command 'tpconfig' from package 'tpconfig' (universe)
 Command 'iwconfig' from package 'wireless-tools' (main)
 Command 'ifconfig' from package 'net-tools' (main)
ipconfig: command not found
rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"rokalotjeff-lap"
          Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: None
          Bit Rate:11 Mb/s Sensitivity:1/0
          Retry limit:8 RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=0/70 Signal level=-122 dBm Noise level=-122 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:10
          Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0 “Sudo <ipconfig-a>”.
“man sudu_root”
man sudo_root
this is what i get when i try to look for the wireless info. please help!

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo
ifconfig

[sudo] password for rokalotjeff:

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr
00:00:39:66:a2:ea

          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST
MTU:1500 Metric:1

          RX packets:0 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0

          TX packets:0 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0

          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000

          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX
bytes:0 (0.0 B)

eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr
00:02:2d:7d:dd:d3

          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST
MTU:1500 Metric:1

          RX packets:0 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0

          TX packets:0 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0

          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000

          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX
bytes:0 (0.0 B)

          Interrupt:11 Base
address:0xc100

lo Link encap:Local Loopback

          inet addr:127.0.0.1
Mask:255.0.0.0

          inet6 addr: ::1/128
Scope:Host

          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING
MTU:16436 Metric:1

          RX packets:8 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0

          TX packets:8 errors:0
dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0

          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0

          RX bytes:480 (480.0 B) TX
bytes:480 (480.0 B)

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo
iwconfig

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:""

          Mode:Managed Frequency:2.457
GHz Access Point: None

          Bit Rate:11 Mb/s
Sensitivity:1/0

          Retry limit:8 RTS thr=2347
B Fragment thr:off

          Encryption key:off

          Power Management:off

          Link Quality=0/70 Signal
level=-122 dBm Noise level=-122 dBm

          Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid
crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0

          Tx excessive retries:0
Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ l susb

ls: cannot access susb: No such file or
directory

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo l
susb

sudo: l: command not found

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ l spci

ls: cannot access spci: No such file or
directory

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo l
spci

sudo: l: command not found

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$

rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ sudo l susb
[sudo] password for rokalotjeff:
sudo: l: command not found
rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
rokalotjeff@rokalotjeff-lap:~$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 01)
00:00.1 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 01)
00:00.3 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 01)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 83)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) IDE Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 03)
01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB PRO/100 VE (MOB) Ethernet Controller (rev 83)
01:0a.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1410 PC card Cardbus Controller (rev 01)
01:0b.0 CardBus bridge: Toshiba America Info Systems ToPIC100 PCI to Cardbus Bridge with ZV Support (rev 33)

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2010-10-08
peter b (b1pete) said : #1

...'it seems like when someone answers a question and you try to respond, nobody answers anymore'...

pls understand that this help is provided by VOLUNTEERS on their FREE time. this question is the same on #128322 and it was answered within 1 HOUR and it took you 3 hours to post 2 v confusing replies. pls see the record of #128322

I'm a volunteer, the reply to your 2 confusing posts came in 4 hours. if you're not happy there is is always PAID help available from ubuntu.

JEFF HEMEKE (rokmonstr9) said : #2

thank you for your time.