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I allways wonder about the broadband in my Intel WiFi Link 5100. I have a wireless n network at home and this is confusing.

In windows 7 the adaptere says it is at 350mbps with win drivers. In ubuntu, conection informacion just say 150mbps. Same adapter, same N-Network. Im using Intel Opensource driver, I 'd check at the modules and intel module is active.

Why is this happening?

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If you have the following file:


edit the file

sudo gedit intel-5300-iwlagn-disable11n.conf

change the following line from:

options iwlagn 11n_disable=1


options iwlagn 11n_disable=0

If you do not have that file there may be another cause.

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Thanks ill try at hom an feedback here – Jhonnytunes Mar 28 '12 at 15:55
Nope, I dont have this file :S. – Jhonnytunes Mar 29 '12 at 12:37

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