[ubuntu] Enable Wireless - unchecked and greyed out

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, I'm hoping you can help with a query. I'm running Ubuntu Linux 9.10 and have been connected to my wireless modem/router (linksys) without any trouble. Until today, when I foolishly decided to change my system password. I was prompted for my network password which I thought I had correct, but apparently didn't. Now, when I click on my icon for internet connections the 'enable wireless' button is unchecked, and greyed out, so I can't click it back on. I logged into my modem/router and re-set the password, and that's all okay. In the meantime I'm connected via the cable to the router. I checked the settings and my network is disabled as per below. I've unplugged and restarted the linksys, and also my laptop several times. I know this set up works, I just need to find the 'switch' to turn the wireless networking back on. Thanks for your help! Lisa lisa@lisa-laptop:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for lisa: *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Atheros Communications Inc. physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0 logical name: wmaster0 version: 01 serial: 00:15:af:1e:a5:bf width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix bus_master cap_list logical ethernet physical wireless configuration: broadcast=yes driver=ath5k latency=0 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg resources: irq:19 memory:dc7f0000-dc7fffff lisa@lisa-laptop:~$ ^C lisa@lisa-laptop:~$ ^C lisa@lisa-laptop:~$ (HowTos)