I installed ubuntu on my old HP. it is the 11.10 version. I cannot find out how to connect it to my wireless network. I can't even get it to scan for available networks.
Link to my pastebin: http://pastebin.com/ZJS9y6Vq
OK, I will try to keep the terminal to a minimum because you are new to linux, but trust me it is a wonderful tool once you get used to it.
First we need to determine if Ubuntu 'sees' your wireless card. This is kind of like
Then copy all the output and paste it to a pastebin so that we can see if the correct
If it turns out to be the wrong one, you will either need to check out which one to insert (
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I have a Vostro 1000 with the same wireless card and I found that Ubuntu detects the card but does not install the correct drivers.
To solve the problem install the correct driver for this wireless card and remove the incorrect driver (bcmwl) which Ubuntu installed by default.
And I had the wireless card working again! Because I upgraded the Ubuntu version and with the last it worked fine after installation.
Or if you prefer, it can be done with Synaptic by