I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Visit the following links: Then I did today’s system updates via Synaptic , which seemed to include a new kernel? Join Date Jun Beans 6.

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You will loose some functionality however, ztheros most noticeable is support for hotkeys. It might be best if you just pasted in the output from ‘rfkill list’ after it stops working again. Results 1 to 4 of 4. The output from lshw is: Changed in linux Ubuntu: My question is how or why did it get soft blocked in the first palce? Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

– Atheros AR Wireless connection is not working any longer

I see Matthew Garrett already suggested you try unblocking it. Ar50001 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. This bug affects 6 people. Ubuntu knows its there: Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled wirelesx hardware switch” 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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This was tried way back when with “sudo rfkill unblock all” and it worked for about 5 wr5001 until the user tried to connect to an AP, but then the hp-wifi I can only assume kicked back in and hard blocked everything. The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug. Visit the following links: I’ve managed to get a little further than before.

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[SOLVED] Re: wireless (Atheros AR5001) was working on squeeze, then stopped

What I need to get: Wireless networking For a modest investment, you can set up Internet access in your home or office, and broadcast it to computers in other parts of the building without running wires. I had actually managed to remove, I think the HP driver, from the kernel, and that was a wirwless workaround. And I can answer the above atjeros forgive the syntax it’s from memory, but the text is correct.


I installed Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio laptop about 18 months ago because the pre-installed Vista is awful and am generally loving my linux experience. Bits from lshw for search engines so other people can find this: So I pressed the physical wifi button on my laptop which I never use, because Wirepess 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.

Join Date Apr Beans March 2nd, 1. I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks wirelwss only connect to unsecured ones.

Bug # “atheros ar wireless: device not managed” : Bugs : network-manager package : Ubuntu

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself. Brad Figg brad-figg on Find More Posts by SkippyJack.