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[ubuntu] Wireless Connection Repeatedly Drops - Dell Inspiron 500m w / 10.10

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Last night was my entree into Linux. I am a complete noob. I decided to install 10.10 desktop onto an aging Dell Inspiron 500m w/ 1.3 GHz Pentium Centrino. Router is Linksys Wireless g. 10.10 runs, but I can't seem to maintain the wireless connection. I see from the other postings that this is not an uncommon problem, but I'm not sure I recognize any solutions (or any solutions that are appropriate to my situation/configuration). My primary reasons for trying Linux are: 1. I thought learning Linux would be interesting and be a good way to get additional life out of the old laptop. 2. Tu (HowTos)