Ubuntu 10.10 WiFi Problem

When I installed Ubuntu 10.10 ( maverick ) in my Compaq Laptop, everything was perfect except WiFi.

The never detected the Wireless network, even I could not turn the WiFi button on.

I found the problem to be on rfkill keeps blocking the wireless.

Solution:

1) $sudo rm /dev/rfkill

2) Reboot the system

3) $sudo rfkill unblock all ( try to see the output of ‘sudo rfkill list’ to see if it is switched on )

Now you should be able to connect to your wireless network 🙂

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