Connect Linux to WLAN with 10 numeric digit ascii key
I've frustratingly spent the last 2 hours trying to connect my laptop running ubuntu 10.4 to my WEP wlan (I know its not secure but I cant afford a replacement). Seems the problem maybe with the ascii key lenght. Its 10 numeric digits similar to this 1234567891
All my devices android phone, PS3 and windows desktop connect fine but linux wont have it.
iwconfig wlan0 essid wireless key s:1234567891 gives an error
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument.
which i think means its not happy with the key length even though its correct.
wicd manager gets stuck trying to obtain am ip address.
I've tried installing network-manager but the applet says wirless device network not managed?
I'm not changing the key to 5 or 13 characters and reconfiguring all my other devices so how do I connect linux to this network??
Thanks in advance for any help.
Back to Windows 7 for me :(