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Wireless not connected in ubuntu

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i have an hp notebook with atheros wireless card>>i installed ubuntu 8.10(interpid ibex) and it works beautifully except the wireless part< additional info--using wep key -64bit passphrase.
--with xp and vista it works fine on same machine.

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Try installing wicd

apt-get install wicd


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