AR Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. 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 Kernel Bug Tracker Find More Posts by SkippyJack. View LQ Wiki Contributions. Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter?

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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. The laptop does have a wireless button, but this has no effect on weather the wireless works or not the colours are normally orange with wifi off or blue for wifi on if this helps anyone.

I originally just linjx the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself.

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Today, however, it is again refusing to connect to any secured network at any time. Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and after pressing the button? The time now is AR Wireless Network Adapter rev After making things hard on myself, I realized there was something weird going on with this error wirelezs Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point.


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

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I have tried several things that I found in forums with no success i. See full activity log. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Hi Seth, thanks for looking at this. I will attach some log files just in case you need them, but I think that it may not be any wireless card problem but the laptop itself as ubuntu says that the ralink dongle is disabled by hardware switch, which isn’t possible.

After it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this:. The time now is They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try nftwork things on your own. Speaking to the OP, this does not work, as explained above.

Join Date Apr Beans I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. Well NetworkManager is known to be problematic None, the status of the bug is updated manually.

Just to keep this thread updated in case anyone else is having the same problem – I think I may finally have a working wireless connection after many months of trying! This information liux last pulled 2 hours ago. BB code is On.


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I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones. So I decided to do “rfkill unblock all” and sure enough my laptop wireless was unblocked and the usb dongle was unblocked, so I tried to use my laptop wireless and it connect and disconnect 3 or 4 times, then went back to hardblock.

I’d assume you’ve tried this, but since you didn’t mention it specifically — pressing the wifi button doesn’t unblock your wireless? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. No amount of messing around qr5001 the rfkill options works. I installed Ubuntu on my Sony Arapter laptop about 18 months ago because the pre-installed Vista is awful and am generally loving my linux experience.

And Linud can answer the above question forgive the syntax it’s from memory, but the text is correct. Ubuntu knows its there: