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Basically I've attempted to find the networks which I know are there and I continue to recieve the message

 

~$ iwconfig

lo no wireless extensions.

 

eth0 no wireless extensions.

 

pan0 no wireless extensions.

 

 

 

iwlist scan

lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

 

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

 

pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

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hi what wireless card have you got in this machine ?

 

try lspci to list your pci devices or if its usb, try lsusb

 

paste the results here

 

cheers

anyweb

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Thanks, I am still trying to figure out everything with this system....I converted my HP Pavilion over about a week ago. any help anyone could give me would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

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can you paste the results here ?

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here's what i got

 

 

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)

 

in addition to the wireless not working i only have one of three usb ports working. i am trying to learn more about how these things function and whatnot, so that when i do encounter problems like this i know what is wrong and how to fix them. i'm definitely a noob though.

 

ps sorry it took me so long to get back to you on this i've been pretty busy, thanks

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