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I have a dual boot laptop (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). Under Windows I can access internet via my wireless router. Under Ubuntu I can't. I can "see" my neighbors routers (about 7) but mine "is missing". I tried to manually force the wireless connection but no success. As I'm not a guru IT, any help will be highly appreciated!

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Just a guess but there might be too much networks to display and maybe you missed the show more arrow >. Try issuing iwlist scan or iwlist <interface> scan from terminal to see the available networks. In order to see which is the wireless interface issue iwconfig. Btw you might have more luck on – Alex Apr 14 '13 at 15:43
Also, you don't have a hidden SSID I suppose? – Seth Apr 15 '13 at 18:02

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