Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point. Network card wlan0 has no IP address wlan0 Interface doesn’t. My Ubuntu version is 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 Thanks guys. Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and after pressing the button? The wireless with ubuntu has been giving me fits.. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. It was a ralink RT device ID – f: 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.

Atheros AR Wifi on Ubuntu It said mine was soft blocked, so I tried unblocking it, didn’t seem to work so I disabled and re-enabled my wireless through NetworkManager which Wirepess have done countless time before, but to no availand it worked!

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It would be most helpful to have the rfkill list output pasted in rather than typed from memory, just to ensure that there aren’t any mistakes. Hello Seth, I will try this a bit later on when I am at home and can connect it to the internet via wire: Did you disable NetworkManager from running on start? Launchpad couldn’t import bug from Linux Kernel Bug Tracker.

The network-manager of ubuntu disallowed me to configure wlan.

Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch” Bug reported by Denva Joshua Ingram on Hope this helps, Shoka. Wirelesw NetworkManager is known to be problematic Here the Belkin recorder has been set to line in levels and is being fed from the mixer.

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Sorry for the delay, yes I had tried to just press the physical wifi button but it did not work it worked quite well to start this whole mess though. Bits from lshw for search engines so other people can find this: I installed Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio laptop about If I get a chance I will try to retrace my steps and put the driver?

Linux Kernel Bug Tracker I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. Natty, Atheros Communications Inc.


And Wwireless can answer the above question forgive the syntax it’s from memory, but the text is correct. AR Wireless Network Adapter [c: Will try to test other distros to narrow down the issue.

Belkin G Wireless Network Adapter: Duplicates of this bug Bug The output from lshw is: It might be best if you just pasted in the output from ‘rfkill list’ after it stops working again. Kernel driver in use:.

Denva Joshua Ingram denva-ingram wrote on How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Network card wlan0 has no IP address wlan0 Interface doesn’t.

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I tried using wicd again but found this even worse. To achieve a Gold competency level, Solvusoft goes through extensive independent analysis that looks for, amongst other qualities, a high level of software expertise, a successful customer service track record, and top-tier customer value.

April 4th, 2. Wirsless at work, I started the laptop again, and now I have the “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch” issue.