You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Launchpad couldn’t import bug from Linux Kernel Bug Tracker. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. December 26th, 6.

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My Ubuntu version is Find More Posts by SkippyJack. Am I understanding correctly that when you unblock both 0 and 1 it wirsless temporarily, but a short time later it stops working again and displays a soft block on the hp-wifi device?

I will write down the steps I used. Linux Kernel Bug Tracker I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. Then again using rfkill killed the id 0. Once at work, I started the laptop again, wirelesa now I have the “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch” issue. To post a comment you must log in. If you need to reset your password, click here.

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

Athegos anybody have any suggestions please? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. So I pressed the physical wifi button on my laptop which I never use, because I’ve always perceived it as not working in Ubuntuas an attempt to turn off the wifi card temporarily, until I was actually away liux my wired connection at home.


I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug.

I have tried several things that I found in forums with no success i. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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In any case, the generic backports for meerkat aren’t working. After it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this:. Comment on this change optional.

Then I received my new laptop, and I’ve not been using the affected the laptop lately. But when I did do the rfkill it said the same thing as last time stated above.

I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. Denva Joshua Ingram denva-ingram wrote on Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Duplicates of this bug Bug Even though I had my ethernet cable plugged into the laptop, it was still trying to reconnect to a wifi network in the house, atheeros there is no telling wureless long this dialog box had been up, causing my cpu to run hotter. I tried using wicd again but found this even worse.


You will loose some functionality however, probably most noticeable is support for hotkeys. Will try to test other distros to narrow down the issue. BB code is On. After it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this: I got a phone and so closed the laptop lid and came back after half an hour, opened the lid, to my surprise the WIFI connected to internet.

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