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I have used Ubuntu, PClinuxos, and Mint, all to come to the same problem. They see the wireless card, but I can't get to the internet. Please help, I want ...
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    RA61 connects to network but not internet


    I have used Ubuntu, PClinuxos, and Mint, all to come to the same problem. They see the wireless card, but I can't get to the internet. Please help, I want to start using linux but I need to get past this issue. Thanks.
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    You say in the title that you can connect to the network - is that by pinging the gateway, or another box on your network? If so, can you ping back in to the linux box? If not, how do you know that you're connected to the network (the wireless card might be recognised but not be being used )

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    Run 'dhclient wlan0' and tell me what happens.
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