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[ubuntu] Trying to get Accer laptop setup for wireless

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I am trying to get my laptop working so that I can use its wireless connection. It is an ACER Travelmate 292LCi. maybe not the best laptop! Here are some outputs that will give you a starting point to find out what is going on d@d-laptop:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release; uname -a DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=lucid DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS" Linux d-laptop 2.6.32-33-generic #72-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 29 21:08:37 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux d@d-laptop:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 01:01.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139 (Hardware)