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firstly I'm new to Ubuntu. Well my problem is I have RTL8187L Wireless USB adapter and I'm using Ubuntu 10.10.However, stock driver shipped with this Ubuntu won't work with my adapter. It detect the device and allow me to connect to AP but after 10 seconds, it will disconnect itself. So I went to Realtek website, download and install the new driver. However, after restart Ubuntu can't detect my adapter anymore. How can I fix this problem and where can I find suitable driver for this adapter. Please help me expert...

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 18 '12 at 22:38

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maybe the old driver is now blacklisted instead of replaced or they are now both blacklisted...check /etc/modprobe.d/ for anything relating to your wireless card. –  hbdgaf Apr 27 '11 at 1:15
I've got it to work after following some tutorial on net however same problem happen.It can found wireless signal, connect to it but can't browse the internet. Even ping to google won't do. –  eamai Apr 27 '11 at 1:24
I would look at this: aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=r8187 –  hbdgaf Apr 27 '11 at 2:47
specifically at the end: On recent kernels, the patched driver fails to work in normal WPA/WPA2 mode. In this case, use the patched ieee80211 driver for injection and use the mac80211 version for normal WPA/WPA2. In order to do this you will have to blacklist the unwanted module based what you plan to use your system for. IE For injection, blacklist the rtl8187 module. For WPA/WPA2, blacklist the r8187 module. –  hbdgaf Apr 27 '11 at 2:50
This question has no information and activity for a very long time. I am closing it for now. If by any reason you think this question is still viable or useful in anyways or that there is still a good chance it will be answered please flag it to a moderator or add a comment with the reasons why you want it open. Regards –  fossfreedom Feb 18 '12 at 22:38

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