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Hi,  i cant connect to internet my dell d830 using wifi

It see the access ports, but once i hit connect, the wifi refreshes and sees no networks

I have dual boot with win 7 and it works fine from there



regular lan works, but i need wifi

old question was here
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Q_27961547.html
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by:Alexios
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Hello
Is your wireless adapter supported ?

give us the model and also a print out from the commands
iwconfig
ifconfig
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by:Ess Kay
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its a
RTL8188CU


the driver i found on

marked as RTL8188CUS


Im newish to linux, cant open the instruction because they are pdf and Dont have pdf viewer.

There is an install.sh file included, not sure how to run it
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by:Alexios
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a print out from the commands
iwconfig
ifconfig
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by:Ess Kay
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Cant,  no internet,  lol
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by:Alexios
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Come on...

You do not need internet
copy and paste it to a text file and access it from your win7
iwconfig.gif
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by:Ess Kay
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ok, ill do when i get home
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by:Ess Kay
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iwconfig
ifconfig

root@bt:~# ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1c:23:9b:7d:00  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:17

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:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1769 (1.7 KB)  TX bytes:1769 (1.7 KB)


# iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

wlan1     IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=0 dBm  
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr=2347 B   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:on
         
wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=off  
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
         
eth0      no wireless extensions.
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Here I can see two wireless adapters

The one is switched off and the other is working
Is that correct?
You have two wireless adapters?

Now type this command and post the results
airmon-ng start wlan1
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by:Ess Kay
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one is the local adapter, doesnt work well(it see connections the when you click connect it sees nothing), the other is the dongle i am trying to install which works works well
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by:Alexios
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ok nice
send the results of the command that I wrote before
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by:Ess Kay
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root@bt:~# airmon-ng start wlan1


Found 2 processes that could cause trouble.
If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after
a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them!

PID      Name
1510      dhclient3
1567      dhclient3
Process with PID 1510 (dhclient3) is running on interface wlan0


Interface      Chipset            Driver

wlan1            Unknown       rtl8192cu - [phy1]
                        (monitor mode enabled on mon0)
wlan0            Broadcom      b43 - [phy0]
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by:Alexios
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Your card is working fine

Keep the other disabled and run wicd
Try to connect to your wireless network
Screenshot-1.png
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by:Alexios
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Glad to help
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