Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Wifi connection with ubuntu 9.04 on Dell 1501

1. Install a driver
"Broadcom STA wireles driver"

2. /etc/network/interfaces

Add the lines below to the:
gksu gedit /etc/network/interfaces

iface eth1 inet dhcp
wpa-psk secret
wpa-driver wext
wpa-key-mgmt WPA-PSK
wpa-proto WPA
wpa-ssid dlink
auto eth1 - is a gateway IP
dhcp - is an option for dynamic IP
secret - is a password for access point
dlink - is a name of the point

3. /etc/resolv.conf
gksu gedit /etc/resolv.conf


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