So there’s some underlying problem for sure. I’ve just updated from August 19th, 8. Wireless not working on Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Post as a guest Name.

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en:users:drivers:ath5k [Linux Wireless]

I was not able to reconnect to the wifi after any of your modprobe operations. English Edit question Status: The Linux kernel 2. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. The signal bar would show 2. I have no problem surfing via wifi in my room using any other device either. So I don’t think we can do anything about it in your case. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Wifi requires higher signal strength to work Varun, Neither parameter helped.

It just adds more RAM to the networking and can make it smoother, you can also apply the boot option:. Intel lo no wireless extensions.


Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

However, after I replaced Windows XP with Lubunto, I can no atherso access the internet from my room — even though I do get wifi connection. After I upgraded to August 18th, 7.

To learn how to submit patches please read our Submitting patches guideline. I upgraded from Synaptic in USB disconnect, device number 3 [ We recommend to install the Linux wireless compatibility package if you are running this kernel and your internet connection is slow or unreliable. Wifi requires higher signal strength to work I used to be able to access internet via wifi from athros room when my Acer was running Windows XP.

Haven’t had a go at the MadWifi yet.

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

I’d have to reboot to get the wifi connection back. I have Ubuntu And a couple of times, the command had an error output “sudo: So it seems the speed is badly fluctuating depending on the signal strength.


While wifi was down, I hooked up the ethernet cable and ran the wireless-script as you had suggested. August 20th, 9.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

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This greatly improves performance in noisy environments. OK, got the madwifi drivers going.

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