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I am just getting started using ubuntu, and am very unfamiliar with the OS and cannot seem to see my wireless connection under network connections, can someone please help me?

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We will need more information to answer your question. e.g can you see other wireless devices or is it just yours you cant see. – stephenmyall Nov 13 '12 at 13:06

Open up terminal by

Shift + Ctrl + T  

Then type following command to determine which version of MBP you have.

  sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name

You might wanna check here

and here.

Hope this helps.

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