[SOLVED] ubuntu 9.10 LG r405 wireless Howto Atheros AR5001 AR5007EG AR242x

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Wow, this one feels like a rite of passage for my linux skills. It took lots of time, but I got it. Many thanks to all who contributed info over the years on these odd chipsets. The core of the solution is here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=921589 The problem with most of the solutions that put in the madwifi driver is that this laptop uses the Fn+F6 key combo to turn on or off the card -- and apparently that does not work with any of the linux driver s (Hardware)