[ubuntu] Intermittent wireless problem on realtek 8192E

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I've got a Samsung N210 netbook, with a Realtek RTL8192E card. It's been working fine for 2 years on Windows 7 Starter, but I really want to move to Ubuntu. I feel it has a nicer interface, faster, and I just want to support the whole open source principle. So I dumped the Win 7 OS and went for it. Everything works OK... except the wireless card. Slight hitch. On my try out (running from USB), I made the mistake of forgetting I was using the LAN cable (with which it worked fine). Still now, with the wireless, I can "see" the lan (and others), connect to mine fine, and just about get (Hardware)