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I've recently switched my OS from Windows to Ubuntu, and I am having troubles with connecting to the wireless network in my house. I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed as the only OS on my computer. When I boot up, no matter how many times I try, it just prompts me over and over and over for my network password.

I've got a process to get it to work, and it very consistently does so. I put in an Ubuntu 10.04 Live CD, then I log in to the network. It works the first time, every time. Then I reboot back into 11.10, and then it logs in automatically. I've had Ubuntu installed for about 10 days now, and this happens every single time. I would rather not go through this process every time I boot up my computer.

My wireless adapter is: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)

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you need to go into the wireless network properties and save your password. – Shekhar Dec 27 '11 at 15:50
    
@Shark: It's saved already. When it prompts me for the password, the password is already there. It just fails to log in when I click connect, unless I go through the process I outlined in my question, at which point, it doesn't even prompt me, it just connects automatically. – Benjamin Lindley Dec 27 '11 at 15:54

Before you solve the problem with your wireless. Try wicd first and see if it works :) It's a better wireless manager.

http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php

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