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I am using an Lubuntu 12.04 with a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop.

Everything works fine except the wireless connection doesn't work. If I plug the cable in it works right away but I can't get the wireless to connect.

I have the network manager open, and it detects the networks around, but when I click a given network, one without a password, the tray icon for the network manager just display an arrow going continuously in circles forever.

It's like the wireless is working but that there is just some tiny thing somewhere blocking. And I get no error or anything.

What can I do to get the wireless working?

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Mar 22 '13 at 10:06

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Can you tell us what wireless hardware you have? – RolandiXor Feb 12 '13 at 15:58
Please include this information in the body of your question :) – RolandiXor Feb 12 '13 at 16:04

i would try iwconfig to see whats going on

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question updated. – Hermann Ingjaldsson Feb 12 '13 at 16:22
This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. – Eric Carvalho Feb 12 '13 at 16:39
ok sry, but now we know that is interface is detected – riimzzai Feb 12 '13 at 17:19
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Ok, now five days later the wireless works without problems. I didn't change anything and I have no idea why the system behaves this way.

I recommend storing this question just as documentation.

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I suggest that you remove your ESSID and/or your access point from your post above. Having both publicly is not that safe ;) – riimzzai Mar 22 '13 at 9:42
thanks ;lijlkj;lkj;lj; – Hermann Ingjaldsson Mar 22 '13 at 10:01

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