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ooseven:
I installed 1.08 on  a acer aspire 3000 for a friend. I have to make a network connection
and it works till I reboot. It is set to connect automatically. It does not show up in the
network icon down by volume. When open the VPN connection it is in there.

But does not start or even let me click on it to connect. Never had this problem bfore,
had install drivers before but not this.

N4RPS:
Hello!

It SHOULD be just matter of right-clicking the network icon, selecting 'Edit Connections', deleting the connection located behind the 'VPN' tab, and adding the connection back - this time, under the 'Wireless' tab.

Now if it's adding things to VPN connections automatically, or by default, I'm clueless. I've NEVER seen *THAT* before...

73 DE N4RPS
Rob

ooseven:
Does this help?

[email protected]:~$ ifconfig -a
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:36:39:ca:e9 
          inet addr:192.168.0.12  Bcast:192.168.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::216:36ff:fe39:cae9/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:31 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:74 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:3456 (3.4 KB)  TX bytes:12752 (12.7 KB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback 
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:65536  Metric:1
          RX packets:66 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:66 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:4186 (4.1 KB)  TX bytes:4186 (4.1 KB)

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:ce:43:f8:49 
          inet6 addr: fe80::216:ceff:fe43:f849/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:115 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:22060 (22.0 KB)

Irishluck83:
What N4RPS posted would be the place to start. Editing your connection in the icon is how I've always dealt with this issue in other distros I've been on. If itstill doesn't work check you key ring to see if you password is staying stored in there. Let me know if you still have issues.

ooseven:
It is strange for sure. The only way to get it to work is to
click on the network icon and connect to a hidden network.

My network is not hidden for one. But then it will connect
to it, but when I shut it down or reboot I have to start all
over but this time when I click on connect to a hidden
network It says new or my network I made earlier. Then
it connects to it right off.

I have it set to connect on auto. So what is up with that.
I have reinstalled a few times and the last time connected
to my wireless only and when reboot I have to do the same
but this time I did not have to make a new it was in there
already.
mmmmmmmm??????

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