If you’d like to help with the ongoing work to diagnose that bug that would be very helpful. Duplicates of this bug Bug In the output, look for a device with the name “Acer WMI hotkeys”. Can you provide the output from the steps I gave in comment 18? Hi – hope somebody can help me. None, the status of the bug is updated manually. Phoenix Technologies LTD dmi.

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The problem is that the laptop is starting with the wifi default to off. I’ve managed to get a little further than before. So I pressed the physical wifi button on my laptop which I never use, because I’ve always perceived it as not working in Ubuntuas an attempt to turn off the wifi card temporarily, until I was actually away from my wired connection at home.

However the button still isn’t running.

en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless

Per Moller per-moller wrote on If I get a chance I will try to retrace my steps and put the driver? However, once i do rfkill unblock all, further rfkill list never returns. Jean-Baptiste Lallement jibel on If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


If you’d like to test it you can follow these instructions to enable the proposed archive: And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. This was tried way back when with “sudo rfkill unblock all” and it worked for about 5 minutes until the user tried to connect to an AP, but then the hp-wifi I can only assume kicked back in and hard blocked everything. It would also be interesting to know whether any of your hotkeys worked. Okay, test build is available at: Boot affected machine and observe soft block state on wlan rfkill switches.

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It was a ralink RT device ID – f: Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter? This bug affects 6 people.

Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

How is your Wicd configured? Make sure you use strong pass-phrase.

I have tried rfkill list output works initially and rfkill unblock all. It will give you detailed information, parameters and switches for wifi configurations.

Debian Linux Configure Wireless Networking With WPA2

Following advices read here or on askubuntu. I used it w. Ubuntu knows its there: Find More Posts by SkippyJack.


Do you have wpa-supplicant installed? Wireless disabled on startup. The bug was originally reported against a fairly old kernel, so I’d like for you to test the most recent natty kernel to verify that your wifi still doesn’t work there.

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Email me about changes to this bug report. All times are GMT Just too makes sure it was the correct event I tried the volume keys that I know work and they showed up correctly. Seth Forshee sforshee wrote on But when I did do the rfkill it said the same lunux as last time stated above.

No wireless networks are listed, Just “wireless is disabled” listed. It is static solution and today world is dynamic.