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These parameters are controlled using the iwconfig program. Just starting out and have a question?

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The time now dsbian I tried the solution detailed here http: I thinkthis a common problem. Alternatively you can use the Linux wireless compatibility package but please be sure to post patches in unified diff format diff -u.

For an indication of support with a specific device, see the Wireless Adapter Chipset Debin. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. Results 1 to 10 of Join Date Dec Beans I’m sure I’m missing something, somewhere.


Périphériques PCI/PCI-E Atheros 802.11a/bg (ath5k)

See if you can find a package called ‘firmware-atheros’. By encouraging good social practices the community is able to support end-users.

For a detailed status on hw functions implementation check out Status. Download in other formats: So to get it back, I plug in the wired, press the toggle switch, then I get my wireless. Tah5k has always been a problem for free software users. In the meantime devian you want to help test the latest driver you will need to compile a recent kernel. With regards Dr Kurian Microsoft gives you Windows Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working I booted up without the cable, and checked lsmod grep ath which showed this: The website is kept online for historic purposes only.

Then I repeated the steps you posted before, Chili Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working My friend ath5o out of town is the at5hk I go to for Ubuntu help, but for this issue he had said a new release of Ubuntu should automatically compensate for my system’s wireless problem rather than me having to install Madwifi.


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[SOLVED] Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working

I apologize in advance for my response. How do I install the ath5k driver?

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Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

It’s similar to before, but now my wireless isn’t working. So I plugged my wired cable back in again. New to the forum, hallo to everyone!