I recently installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro mid 2012 alongside Mountain Lion using rEFIt boot. I am having trouble connecting to wireless network. When I click the internet icon at the top of the menu bar, no networks are shown and when I try to manually connect through edit connections, it doesen't work. I did not instal any drivers for anything, but the trackpad (even the two finger scrolling works) , brightness keys, volume keys and keyboard illumination led brightness works. So.. I am guessing it came with some drivers.
Here are my results of some things I typed into terminal
State: disconnected Device: eth0 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Type: Wired Driver: tg3 State: unavailable Default: no HW Address: A8:20:66:2A:05:23 Capabilities: Carrier Detect: yes Wired Properties Carrier: off
sudo lshw -C network
PCI (sysfs) *-network description: Ethernet interface product: NetXtreme BCM57765 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0 logical name: eth0 version: 10 serial: a8:20:66:2a:05:23 capacity: 1Gbit/s width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm msi msix pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=tg3 driverversion=3.123 firmware=57765-v1.37 latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=twisted pair resources: irq:16 memory:a0400000-a040ffff memory:a0410000-a041ffff *-network description: Network controller product: BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0 version: 02 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list configuration: driver=bcma-pci-bridge latency=0 resources: irq:17 memory:a0600000-a0603fff
Thank you, any help is great, I am only 14 and I just need a bit of help.
Also, if this doesn't work, will an older version of Ubuntu or a different Linux work?