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Acer notebook aspire one linux will not connect to wi fi.

The wi fi light is on but will not connect to enternet. i keep getting error report "firefox can not find server at www.yahoo.com" check your computers network connection, if computer is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that firefox is permitted to access the web" then i click on settings and network center but it will not click. please help!!! excatly the same linux aspire one netbook aoa 110 aw version does not connect to interent network center icon cannot click on no network icon in right hand corner but orange wireless light is solidly on

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    Swappeddatbirth Wayne May 31, 2009

    thats is the problem i cannot reinstall connections because it will not let me click on to the icon "the network centre" and i cannot access connection point on the desktop tool bar ethier is thee a way to wipe the netbook and start again as a new user ?

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Hi I am Vortash I find that Linux is having a fair amount of problems at the moment , possibly because of the trend to drift towards beta programs and systems not sure , but it sounds like the program is corupt if it was windows the fix would be simple .. i would say re-eneter your wireless /lan / earthnet card .. drivers depending on how your connecting , and press repair connection .. I think I would go a simillar way here and re-install connections .. hope this helps Vortash

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    clive pearson May 31, 2009

    So can you use any other part of the notebokk ? can you start it in dos for instance ..?

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    clive pearson May 31, 2009

    I couldnt view the videos as you have them set on private sorry

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