Older models , , A use the Atheros ARx chip. Using the function keys to disable the wireless works correctly. I’m at my wit’s end. Wicd, another GUI wifi configuration, is very simple and is a good choice for people who do not want to or cannot run NetworkManager. July 6th, It also plays nicely with rtsta.

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For information on why the madwifi driver is not free, see. One of the biggest consumers of power on a laptop is the wireless radio.

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What does this price mean? Ede you have an older EeePC, please see the previous section. There is a weird twist though: You may also like.

RaLink RT Wireless The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price. However, beware that particularly with the rt driver, configuring wifi with this method is prone to failure.


I posted another thread about this in the absolute beginners forum herebut I was advised to repost in this forum. You should install eeepc-acpi-scripts from http: My card seems to be using rtsta as a driver. For WEP, you specify the key as follows: The wifi tries to connect for a while, then pops up the “Wireless Ere Authentication Required” window. Below is the suggested information for a first post: Network configurators There are three ways to configure your wireless network. July 5th, 2.

Wicd, another GUI wifi configuration, is very simple and is a good choice for people who do not want to or cannot run NetworkManager. I plugged in my ethernet cable this morning and booted the netbook, hoping to get a wifi connection, and it didn’t work.

Please read the section below which corresponds with your hardware. To get a newer driver you can either follow these steps to use the more recent ath5k driver with the current 2.

Hardware-specific configuration

The ath5k driver loads, creates a wlan0 interface, but does not list any access points. I am now unable to get my wifi to work reliably. This item doesn’t belong on this page. LXDE’s lxpanel has one.


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When your wireless is connected, please run: I haven’t mistyped the password see below. If I hit “connect” it will try again for a while, then pop up the window. Older models, A use the Atheros ARx chip.

The models with Ralink and? Install the wireless-tools package. This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past.

Hardware-specific configuration WiFi configuration differs depending on which model of EeePC you own.