fix ubuntu 11.04 wifi problem

no wifi on 11.04?

SHOW LIST

sudo rfkill list

RESULT

1: phy0: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no
2: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no

yes means softblocked. use this:

1.sudo rfkill unblock all sudo rfkill list all

OR

2.sudo rmmod -f acer-wmi sudo rfkill unblock all sudo rfkill list all

cheers 🙂

how to start networking ubuntu

Mess your connection? here’s how to start networking ubuntu from console

/etc/init.d/networking start
/etc/init.d/NetworkManager start
ifconfig
ifconfig wlan0 up
iwlist scan iwconfig wlan0 essid essid_name dhcp wlan0

cheers 🙂