First you’ll need to remove and blacklist any existing madwifi drivers: The convenient function keys offer quick control over the laptop’s wireless capabilities. It used to drop and re-connect about once every minutes. Madwifi Driver Recommended for Ubuntu 8. If you never use the device’s wireless feature, you can also disable the wireless adapter through BIOS, so you don’t have to manually disable it each time you restart the computer. Results 1 to 10 of

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Alternatively you might check your hardware with the lspci command. If this doesn’t work try a fresh install of Ubuntu this means reinstalling it from LiveCd or a bootable USB stick and then install the plug-in from the link given before.

It’s probably worth checking before you start, too. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor wwifi.

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Locate the hot keys at the top of the Asus Eee PC keyboard. You can install the Skype client available here http: The built in webcam should work out of the box in Ekiga and Skype 2 Beta for Linux. The “F2” key, depicted with a radio tower icon, controls the wireless adapter. It simply gets the internet from the ethernet cable, and broadcasts it via the wifi card working as a hotspot. Press “Fn-F2” again to re-enable wireless. Press “Fn-F2” to disable wireless. Change this setting to “Finished” and the webcam will function.


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How to Disable the Wireless on an Eee PC

However, when wireless networks are unavailable, disabling the wireless adapter will conserve battery power. May not be applicable to current supported releases of Ubuntu but may affect wireldss.

First remove startup for linux-restricted-modules-common because asuz causes conflicts with the madwifi drivers. Microphone The microphone does not work by default Bug You will certainly need the net On the connection drop down list, it says WiFi disabled by hardware switch, however there is no switch on the laptop.

To get wireless to work at least for theyou need to install an additional package. Make sure the module is properly removed when the system goes down by adding it to the halt shutdown script.

It is supported in Intrepid using the free ath5k driver in the linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic package.


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Last Jump to page: This is due to a module not being removed and the sound subsystem remaining active Bug The other solutions above produced at best a connection that was intermittent. Accessed 29 December Again, it worked great.

Page History Login to edit. Until suddenly it 1015pm occurred while I was trying to configure a VPN. Pause for a few seconds, then hit the power button once and the machine will shutdown gracefully.

The wireless adapter on your Asus Eee laptop PC keeps you connected to your business through available Wi-Fi hot spots. Then turn off your video. The new driver should be wirelrss use when it comes back up. The convenient function keys offer quick control over the laptop’s wireless capabilities. The time now is There are currently two bug reports up on launchpad: