Does Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu work with this laptop model? At the top edge of the motherboard? Click the network that you are connecting to, and then click Configure. Understanding wireless networks A wireless or WiFi network provides all the functions of a typical wired network, but also provides for roaming. I had installed it the first time but forgot to plug it in before I went to bed, the battery died during the install Now it is all installed, need to update it but wanted to get this info pasted here as soon as possible.

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I have already installed the wireless card, and I can see where the antenna wires plug into the card It was acting buggy and is outdated so he wanted me to put Linux on it. September 20th, 5. Some wireless networks do not require encryption and the settings on this tab is automatically setup for you. It’s not the part that snaps on to the wireless card that I am questioning that part fits just fine. The only reason people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.


If the wireless network that you are connecting to uses standard encrypted communication, check the Data encryption WEP enabled option, and then uncheck the option for The key is provided for me automatically. Wireless networks have wieerless degrees of security.

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Its a PITA to run those. The Virtual Agent is currently zzb5000. There is a wireless button on the laptop. Click the network that you are connecting to, and then click Configure.

Since the computer connects to the network by radio signals rather than through cables, a person can move from place to place within the network, for example from the office to a conference room, and remain on the wierpess the entire time.

Does Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu work with this laptop model?

HP Notebook PCs – Setting Up a Wireless Local Area Network in Windows XP

I can install everything and update it through an Ethernet cable. If this describes your network, click OK and continue to Step 8. I currently have the Ethernet cable plugged in, but that is not what he wants. This thread is closed to new comments.

September 20th, 6. There is some discussion of “wireless antenna cables” in section 5 of this document. An Ad-Hoc wireless network is a peer to peer configuration generally between two computers.

On the Wireless Networks tab, each network available within range is listed under Available networks. It might not be worth the hassle. An access point connects users to other users within the network and also can serve as the point of interconnection between a wireless network and a fixed wire network. Join Date Dec Beans 2. September 20th, 2. December 18th, Tis the season for the Mefi Mall – shop fine products by Mefites!


I can’t do it with Ubuntu.

Maybe this is some incompatibility quirk with this particular wireless NIC card or maybe the BIOS itself on this type of laptop that Canonical failed to notice or otherwise address in the wireless kernel.

Connecting to the WiFi network With your wireless network adapter installed, your notebook is ready to connect to any access point, wireless router, or ad-hoc network.

I kept all my fingers crossed which really makes typing difficult and rebooted. I am asking because I am lost and frustrated with trying this so far. Please try again shortly.