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Originally Posted by rokytnji Here is what I got harry@harry-laptop:~$ iwconfig eth1 essid harrybelkin Error for wireless request "Set ESSID" (8B1A) : SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post
    Here is what I got

    harry@harry-laptop:~$ iwconfig eth1 essid harrybelkin
    Error for wireless request "Set ESSID" (8B1A) :
    SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not permitted.
    Ok yeah, my fault, I forgot you have to use sudo.

    Put sudo in front of those two commands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruven View Post
    Ok yeah, my fault, I forgot you have to use sudo.

    Put sudo in front of those two commands.
    Gotcha will try it now
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    Ok this is where I am at now

    harry@harry-laptop:~$ iwconfig eth1 essid harrybelkin
    Error for wireless request "Set ESSID" (8B1A) :
    SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not permitted.
    harry@harry-laptop:~$ sudo iwconfig eth1 essid harrybelkin
    [sudo] password for harry:
    harry@harry-laptop:~$ sudo dhclient eth1
    Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.6
    Copyright 2004-2007 Internet Systems Consortium.
    All rights reserved.
    For info, please visit ISC DHCP

    Listening on LPF/eth1/00:15:00:10:0a:ce
    Sending on LPF/eth1/00:15:00:10:0a:ce
    Sending on Socket/fallback
    DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
    DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
    DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 13
    No DHCPOFFERS received.
    No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
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    Unplugged land line and got the disconnected banner in Network manager icon. I replugged it in.
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    Ok, so it looks like NetworkManager is preventing you from manually connecting using iwconfig, so you will either have to use NetworkManager or uninstall it and use the network tool.

    I hate that ubuntu does this.

    Now, we have to figure out why NetworkManager isn't picking up your wireless card correctly.

    I am on my ubuntu computer in my garage now, but am attempting to remove NetworkManager completely so I may be in-and-out so to speak. I will look around to see what I can find in a few though. All I can tell you right now is to get on google and do some searching for "Network Manager Intel 2915 Ubuntu" and that may get you somewhere.

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    Still no wireless connection.
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    Will do.Network Manager Intel 2915 Ubuntu
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    I saw a thread where it said install fwcutter from synaptic package manager. its for extracting broadcom 43xx firmware. I am not going to install till I hear from you.
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    This is what Network manager says with the land line plugged in. I cant pull this up though with the land line disconnected because connection information becomes greyed out the minute I disconnect land line.

    Screenshot-Connection Information.jpg
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    Gruven, I think this is a good link to solve my problem but I don't know what tar file to download and after downloading it how to install. Couls you please look at it.

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...er/+bug/217006
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