How to configure a wifi connection in Ubuntu 10.10 maverick

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Left click on the Network manager icon , and select the available wifi connection. If the wifi connection is DHCP enabled ie it automatically connects and configures itself, then you can straight away start browsing.

ubuntu wifi connection

If DHCP is not enabled, then right click on the network icon and select Edit connection.

Now go to IP4 setting and select manual method. Click on add and fill up the required IP informations and clcik on Apply button.

ubuntu-edit wifi connection

 

Now left click on the network icon and select the Wifi connection to establish the connection. Once it gets connected, lets check if the connection has correct IP address or not. Right click on the network icon and select Connection information. It must show all the information about the Wifi Connection if configured properly.

ubuntu connection information