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How can I connect to wi-fi with this old laptop? [duplicate]

I recently got an old Dell Latitude-D610 laptop that was running Windows XP, I think, so I completely deleted XP and put Ubuntu on. Before I put Ubuntu on, the wi-fi was working just fine, but now it ...
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computer stalls when wireless activated

I have an old, slow laptop that runs XP and am trying to salvage it with Linux. I'm using the ubuntu 13.04 disk that came with Linux Starter Kit, running it as a live disk on my Toshiba Satellite ...
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Setting up LAN Ubuntu 13.04 and sharing files

My hardware is: * Acer Apsire labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 * Fujitsu Siemens labtop with Windows XP SP3 * A wireless router with 4 wired ports in addition * A Wired router with 4 ports * Crossed ...
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How to make a LAN between Ubuntu 13.04 and win XP sp3

I have brand new Acer Aspire e1 labtop with Ubuntu 13.04 installed. This computer is set up to speak with my wLAN. Is it possible to make a LAN between my old winXP sp3 to my new Ubuntu Acer? The ...
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Wifi disconnects when Ethernet connected

I'm using a WiFi connection on Ubuntu 12 and connecting to XP directly via Ethernet cable. I've set the ipv4 settings of the Ubuntu wired connection to: share with other computers and restarted. ...
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How do I use my Ubuntu machine as a bridge to allow an old XP machine internet access?

My ubuntu box is connected to the home network with a G wireless card. My wife wants internet access with an old XP machine for light email and a typing program that links to a database for progress ...
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Wireless ad-hoc network between Ubuntu and MS Windows

I have setup a wireless ad-hoc connection between two laptops: one running ubuntu and the other MS XP. I have assigned static IP to both the laptops and both get connected quite easily. I can access ...