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I am a real novice with Ubuntu. A friend gave me a laptop with it installed. It didn't seem to have a problem picking up the WiFi at work, but I have just got an iPhone 5 and am using it as a hotspot (it works for my android tablet)

I think there is a problem with the settings. I can open the Network Manager, but it says the wireless network is unmanaged, and I cannot turn the switch to on (I can click it but it refuses to stay in the on position).

I am a real newbie here. If anyone can help, it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance, Sam

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Can you still connect to other wireless networks? –  Dr_Bunsen Jan 16 '13 at 8:52

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