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I have a saved wpa_supplicant configuration file that is on a thumb drive which i use for every time I set up Arch. It took me about 45 minutes to work out how to set up wpa_supplicant right, but now it is simply a matter of copying the file off the flash drive (well I don't even need to do that really) and running wpa_supplicant -iwlan0 -B -c/path/to/file.conf and dhcpcd -l 9999999 wlan0 (I need to manually specify a long lease time or it drops out to early).

Once I have the DE set up I use wicd or networkmanager and the above is no longer needed, but it saves me heaps of time when I'm still setting things up at the start.
:O

Does your adapter work OOTB? I needed packages from AUR so I was connected to ethernet anyway.
    
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I used Ubuntu 11.04 on my netbook as well, but after one week I put 7 again.
I put 7 on my notebook after trying Arch on it.

Within 2 days, I was in the Arch installer.
    
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Does your adapter work OOTB? I needed packages from AUR so I was connected to ethernet anyway.
Yea it works fine out of the box. It's a Realtek 8187 chip.
    
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