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    the icon shows:
    wired network connection "auto eth0" active

    There is no password to get on the wireless

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    There is no password to get on the wireless
    Unplug the ethernet cable and do
    Code:
    sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
    sudo iwconfig essid "MyNetwork"
    sudo dhclient wlan0
    Where MyNetwork is the name of your wireless network. Does that connect?

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    sabrina@sabrina-laptop:~$ sudo dhclient wlan0
    There is already a pid file /var/run/dhclient.pid with pid 1596
    killed old client process, removed PID file
    Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.1.2
    Listening on LPF/wlan0/00:0b:7d:0e:cf:ba
    Sending on LPF/wlan0/00:0b:7d:0e:cf:ba
    Sending on Socket/fallback
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 3
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 6
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 11
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 15
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 12
    DHCPDISCOVER on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 14
    No DHCPOFFERS received.
    No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.

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    when I try to config eth1

    Here is the message that I get

    sabrina@sabrina-laptop:~$ iwconfig eth1
    eth1 No such device

    I have a wireless network where I have 2 windows laptop that are connected to the wireless network

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