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Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have an ethernet port and don't want to switch to another Linux distribution. Does the Beta support this chipset or is Ubuntu and Acer R7 a deadend?

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Please edit your question to add details of your wireless device from the terminal: lspci -nn | grep 0280 –  chili555 Jan 27 at 23:01
    
This has been handled in depth at [askubuntu.com/questions/55868/… [1]: askubuntu.com/questions/55868/… –  gekken Jan 30 at 21:59
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Actually I really don't know what is your pc's properties. But my laptop has Broadcom wifi adapter. When I installed ubuntu my wifi card wasn't working, i connect it to internet with an ethernet cable than let it to install additional devices which Broadcom listed in it. After installation it works like a charm. If not, you can manually install broadcom-sta-drivers to make it work.

Have a nice day..

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