On 07/07/07, jaytee(a)clear.net.nz <jaytee(a)clear.net.nz> wrote:
My landlord has agreed to share his wireless
a fee) with me and has provided me with the password. If I
boot into windows, add the password it all works but with
Ubuntu I cannot get a connection. so far I tried ascii and
hexadecimal but no connection i have the networking set to
dchp the router address is 192.168.1.254 do I need to turn
off dchp and use a fixed address? Or is there some other
thing I may have missed?
Ubuntu 7.04 has zero-conf wireless (and wired) networking. You should
be able to click the icon in your panel, type in the key, and away you
go. This is assuming your wireless card is supported in Ubuntu (most
cards should be though).