Wifi happens

Over the weekend, I spent many hours tinkering with my laptop to get it connected to Wifi at home. I’ve gotten nowhere messing around in NetworkManager (even with help from my hubby who knows how to navigate in the Terminal). I was starting to worry that the TRENDnet wireless PC card I bought due to the attraction of hefty rebates would not work with my laptop or Ubuntu in that matter. But all the frustration flew out the door in less than an hour today. Continue reading “Wifi happens”

Cannot get TRENDnet TEW-441PC wireless card to work in Ubuntu

After I had Ubuntu installed successfully on my laptop, my next project is to get it work with Wifi. I wasn’t sure which PC card to buy at first. Then I read about MADWiFi‘s compatibility with the TRENDnet TEW-441PC wireless card and the rebates for that card which ended yesterday through CompUSA so I went out and bought it. Continue reading “Cannot get TRENDnet TEW-441PC wireless card to work in Ubuntu”