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In Ubuntu help (12.10) it just tells me to go to 'menu'. I can't find 'menu' and so therefore I can't connect to my wifi. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 off of a usb and I don't know how to connect to the internet.

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See My WiFi adapter is not working at all. Where to start troubleshooting?. Please update your question with the results from that post. –  gertvdijk Jun 28 '13 at 10:59

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Firstly, goto " System Settings" on the taskbar. Next, click on network, and then, you should see "Wireless". Click on it and slide from off to on at the top right hand corner.

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It doesn't give me the option of 'Wireless', just 'Wired' and 'Network proxy' –  Louis Nov 5 '12 at 12:57
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I believe that you don't have a driver installed. Please find out which hardware (wireless) you are using and temporarily download a package from this site : wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers Please read this too : help.ubuntu.com/10.04/internet/C/troubleshooting-wireless.html –  owl Nov 5 '12 at 13:01

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