Sign up ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

The Ethernet works but the wifi does not. I have updated everything and it had no help. And I know that it works because less then 24 hours ago it had windows vista on it and would work. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

You might need to add wireless firmware for Linux. Open your terminal and copy/paste this command:

sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer

It's worked for me a couple of times. Good luck!

share|improve this answer
Thank you, This however did not work. Do you have any other ideas? – Brandon Morgan Dec 16 '13 at 4:21

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.