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Thexgene14

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I have a Zonet ZEW2500p and am new to linux. Ubuntu installed fine and everything. My wireless adapter will pick up the networks in my area and I can click on my network. No I don't have any excription like WEP or whatever. It just won't connect, it tries to for about a minute then it just stops. I looked on the web for I driver and had no luck. It says a driver is installed, I'm assuming the defualt for wireless adapters. But it won't connect. Actually, one time it did. But no websites loaded. A have a D-link Router btw. If anyone could help me out. Thanx.
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fleamailman

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Hi, welcome to geekstogo, I am not actually on ubuntu being on kubuntu(near enought though), I found that a lot of WIFI cards such as D-link were recognized in the system but didn't actually connect, I was advised by the kububtu forum to download ndiswrapper which acts as a bridge for windows drivers and the linux system(but still I had the same problem) so in the end I just had find a WIFI that worked, I found that MSI WIFI usb keys are best(they work out of the box) followed by Zyxel which worked with ndiswrapper, anyway best to ask that question on the forum of the distro
http://ubuntuforums.org/

Sorry I cannnot be more help, hope someone else can offer something else here,
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Please post the output of lspci, ifconfig, and iwconfig. I think your card is a Ralink RT2500, but please do that for me. If native drivers do not work, you'll need to use ndiswrapper. See (https://help.ubuntu....er/RalinkRT2500), (https://wiki.ubuntu....diswrapperHowto) for more information.
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