Wireless (Vlan or Wifi) problem solved on Eee PC 701 running Ubuntu 8.10

From now ( 1/11/2008) wireless doesnt work out of the box.

To solve this issue:

First, disable closed source drivers:

System > Administration > Hardware Drivers: Desactivate Support for Atheros 802.11 wireless Lan cards

Then in terminal

sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-2.6.27-7-generic
(complete with tab with smth ending with generic to select the good kernel if the package doesnt exist)

Reboot, and voilà!

You can also get a better experience with Hotkey, webcam and sound working by installing the custom kernel, especially deseigned for Epc:


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