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Title says pretty much all. Ubuntu v.12.10.

I'm an absolute Linux newbie, so I can say much more than this. But please, let me know what info to provide and how and I'll make the necessary edits.

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We need to know a bit more about the hardware, but generally, the problem is that drivers are not installed. I think you might find this helpful - . Good luck!

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Unlucky but this caused my wireless capability to disappear altogether! –  Bogdan Dec 18 '12 at 23:06
Then i would follow the advice that @alex provided –  kyle_hamblett Dec 18 '12 at 23:08
Could you suggest how to reverse this? Because Alex's advice didn't seem to work either, I may be wrong but I have a feeling that the tutorial you posted has something to do with it. Wireless seems to have completely disappeared from ubuntu. –  Bogdan Dec 18 '12 at 23:15
From experience, 12.10 didn't work very well for me. how recently did you download 12.10? –  kyle_hamblett Dec 18 '12 at 23:17
A couple of days ago. It's been generally acting up so in my limited experience I agree with you! Would it be sensible to downgrade to 12.04? –  Bogdan Dec 18 '12 at 23:21

To solve your problem, just type this in Terminal (you can open it by pressing Cltr + Alt + T or just searching "Terminal" in the dash)

sudo apt-get install linux-wlan-ng linux-wlan-ng-firmware

This will install the drivers for any Wireless N device. After doing this, you should reboot (so that changes take effect).

Update: I have never tried this on your network card, but on a D-Link DWA-525 Wireless N card, but yours should work.

Hope this helps.

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After doing some research, I found that may solve your problem. This may turn on WiFi again, I'm not an expert, but it may help. –  Alex Spataru Dec 18 '12 at 23:29
Unfortunately no! 'rfkill list all' doesn't even do anything. Ubuntu 12.04 here I come! –  Bogdan Dec 18 '12 at 23:32
linux-wlan-ng is totally irrelevant for Intel hardware. –  gertvdijk Dec 28 '12 at 22:31
I just tried, and it didn't work. –  kiewic Mar 3 '14 at 18:20

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