View LQ Wiki Contributions. Join Date Jun Beans 6. Then we done disabled the network and turned it back on and it came up with “disabled by hardware switch”. I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. I can see all the wireless networks in my area and the signal strength is good but it keeps asking me again and again for my passkey even though I am definitely entering it correctly.

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By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: After it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this:.

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[SOLVED] Atheros AR Wifi on Ubuntu

Bug Watch Updater bug-watch-updater on Linux Kernel Bug Tracker And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. Well NetworkManager is known to be problematic This bug affects 6 people. AR Wireless Network Adapter rev Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point.

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Solvusoft’s close relationship with Sireless as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: I had actually managed to remove, I think the HP driver, from the kernel, and that was a decent workaround. This was tried way back when with “sudo rfkill unblock all” and it worked for about 5 minutes until the user tried to connect to an AP, but then the hp-wifi I can wirfless assume kicked back in and hard blocked everything.

Login or create an account to post a review. I am using a Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu Comment on this change optional. The time now is Quick google search; http: I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones.


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 from my wired connection at home.


The time now is Email me about changes to this bug report. This affects me too.

Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. The laptop has been tested with ahteros live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2.

Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel?

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