1
vote
0answers
43 views

How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
1
vote
2answers
128 views

Creating a wifi hotspot from a wired connection on Macbook for iPhones

I am trying to configure my own hotspot. I've tried following the instructions in this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/180734/297819 with no use. I don't have 'AP' appear in "Supported Interface ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

macbook air wireless NIC drivers installed, not finding networks [duplicate]

I will keep this intro short and mostly just post terminal output. Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on original MacBook Air alongside OS X using rEFInd. Lubuntu boots properly, but I cannot connect to ...
0
votes
1answer
565 views

MacBook Air - with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit wireless card is not recognized, mouse pad do not work properly

Bought brand new Macbook Air and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit successfully but major hardwares are not compatible such as WiFi card and mouse pad is not working smoothly like in OSX it does. How ...
2
votes
0answers
144 views

Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 2012 macbook pro 13.3 (unibody)

Yesterday, I finally was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mid-2012 macbook pro 13.3in (NON-retina). I'm very new to this and I'm not sure how to get the wireless driver. I've already gone through a ...
1
vote
2answers
136 views

Strange wifi issue (incorrectly maxed-out signal strength), Ubuntu 14.04, Macbook Pro Late 2013

OK, so currently I'm having some issues with my wifi -- it sporatically stops working and reports my wifi strength is 100% (-3dBm+, which is obviously incorrect). It worked just fine back in 13.10. I ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

DNS fails intermittently in 13.10 after update

After update of the following packages: https://gist.github.com/xgdgsc/d52ab6a05adafb152221 I get intermittent DNS failure for less than 1 min every a few minutes. At the same time, other devices ...
0
votes
0answers
209 views

Create Access Point on Ubuntu 13.10 (Macbook Pro 5,5)

I was wondering how to create a Wireless network with my Macbook (5,5, 2009) using Ubuntu (13.10). I got that tutorial, that use ap-hotspot: ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Attempting to Install ath9k from compat-wireless broke networking and sudo (Ubuntu 13.10 Macbook Pro 4.1)

I'm having an issue with my system when I tried to install ath9k from the compat-wireless (downloaded 3x I believe). I rebooted after it installed and I cannot connect to wifi or Ethernet, and sudo in ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Cant get Wifi working on my Mid/Late 2010 Macbook

I installed a fresh Ubutnu 13.10 on my mid/late 2010 Macbook (bought in November 2010) When I search the web, it says that you should just install Additional Drivers. Well, I did that, and ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
153 views

Can't get Wifi working on MacBookAir 2,1

I found this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookAir2-1/Lucid) that says that the MacBook Air is supported, but the page is very outdated and the newest version listed is Lucid. I don't ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Connecting to public library wireless

So this is odd. When I'm at home, I can connect and stay connected to the wireless router. When I'm at work at the library, Kubuntu won't connect to the public wifi. The only way I can get around this ...
1
vote
1answer
105 views

ubuntu 12.04 on macbook pro 9,1. Wireless internet disconnects intermittently

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my mac. The wireless driver is showing an erratic behavior and disconnects every now and then. Please help! lspci -nn; dmesg|tail 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Can't connect to or search Wi-Fi

I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu; I think it was 13 or something. Anyway, I got it running, and now I've been trying to connect to my Wi-Fi AP. No matter where I go I don't see an option ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

All networks are hidden for me

I've been setting up my Ubuntu (on a Macbook Pro, 64 bit), and I've run into a bit of a snag with wireless. The first time I started up Ubuntu, the first thing I did was connect to my router via ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Installed Ubuntu on a macbook pro and am running into errors with internet

I recently installed Ubuntu (64 bit, 12.04) on a mid-2012 Macbook Pro, and I've been having some really annoying issues. Chief among them is that my wireless doesnt seem to function properly. I've ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 12.04 and MacBook 4,1 wireless problem; NO wired connection

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot with OS X Lion on my MacBook 4,1 (early 2008). Wireless doesn't work. Ubuntu knows--get the Broadcom driver, right? Sure, but the problem is I'm tethered to ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

swapped an xubuntu hard drive into a macbook. Works fine aside from no wireless?

(backstory, may or may not be helpful) So I'm trying to get at least one of my laptops to work correctly. My current hard drive was having issues in my cf-29 toughbook, I believe due to heat ...
0
votes
0answers
274 views

Ubuntu 12.04 on Macbook pro 8,2 bcm4331. Cannot detect wireless networks

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my macbook pro 8,2 and my wireless card is bcm4331. I tried many things and it worked for a while actually. However, now it is not working again. It is enabled, but no ...
0
votes
1answer
479 views

How to set up WiFi connection on a MacBook (early 2008)/Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The system works OK but I can't get a wireless Internet connection. So far, I can only get a wired connection (about 50 cm from the modem). I went through various ...
0
votes
1answer
412 views

Unable to connect to wifi, 12.04 macbook pro

Just intalled ubuntu 12.04 on my macbook pro. Tried installing additional drivers to be able to use my wifi card. It says the activation failed and to check /var/log/jockey.log I went here to try and ...
0
votes
0answers
235 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi issues Macbook 7,1

Ok, so I have a Macbook Pro 7,1 (mid 2010) installed. I installed it a few months back and had A LOT of problems trying to get the wireless to work. After much searching I found a solution, I believe ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Is there a better alternative to bcmwl-kernel-source for Macbook Airs?

I am running 13.04 on an 11-inch mid-2011 Air, and I'm having problems with my wireless card (a Broadcom BCM43224). The driver from bcmwl-kernel-source is selected in Additional Drivers, and, while my ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Is my ISP throttling Ubuntu?

today I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Air. I noticed that the internet speed (as well as torrent, direct download and wget speed) is no more than 50kb/s... I have another PC in the house ...
1
vote
2answers
256 views

Why is the wireless on my 2008 Macbook no longer working after upgrading to 12.04?

I know this question has been raised a number of times in this forum, but after searching for a solution for nearly 3 hours, I am at my limit. I own a Macbook from 2008 (not a Macbook pro). I was on ...
0
votes
1answer
633 views

2008 MacBook WiFi doesn't work with Ubuntu 13.04

I had Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard installed on my MacBook. It was getting slow, so I backed it up and installed Ubuntu 13.04. But now my WiFi doesn't work.
1
vote
1answer
944 views

Macbook 3,1: Wireless not enabled on startup after upgrade to 13.04

After having upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 the wireless device has stopped working. It simply does not show up in the panel nor in the network settings. lspci gives: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: ...
0
votes
1answer
499 views

WiFi not working on MacBook Pro running 12.10

I've seen many other posts like this and found one other where the problem was resolved, but the terminal commands given were for a different pcid than mine. I ran several commands including: sudo ...
0
votes
1answer
379 views

Extremely Slow And/or Unreliable Wifi on a 2009 Macbook Pro With BCM4322

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my late-2009 Macbook Pro (7,1), I was experiencing very slow wifi speeds, sometimes dropping below 1 kb/s and never reaching much higher than 45 kb/s. I tried ...
1
vote
0answers
300 views

MacBook install no wifi - how to install without a working NIC?

Fist up I apologise if this has been asked. A quick search did not seem to answer my query, so it's off to crowd support land with this question: I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 using a USB install on ...
1
vote
0answers
179 views

How do I install ubuntu 12.10 on my new macbook pro retina?

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBP retina, but it just will not work properly. I have tried a few different guides, but it seems that none of them have worked. I have tried setting the ...
0
votes
1answer
613 views

Driver trouble with my BCM4331 on my Macbook Pro 9 2

I've finally gotten my wifi working on my Macbook Pro 9 2 (Fully booted with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) ,but it is only working on the Broadcom STA/WL driver that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I've ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can't discover Wifi Network on my MACbook Air upon first reboot after installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Air 2008. Installation went smoothly and I even managed to install other programs, and to navigate on the internet. After the first reboot I got a ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 5,5 (Wifi Issue)

I know this question gets asked almost every day with a different Macbook version, but I can't seem to find anything definitive for a Summer '09 MBP (5,5). I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wifi won't ...
2
votes
0answers
583 views

Cannot connect to WiFi VirtualBox Ubuntu 12.04 on MacBook Pro [duplicate]

I run two VMs on a MacBook Pro: Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both can connect to LANs via hardwired connections; Windows 7 connects also connects automatically to any authorized WiFi network. Ubuntu ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Wireless on Macbook Pro late 2011 No Internet Access

Is there a way I can download all the dependencies of b43-fwcutter_011-1_i386.deb and broadcom-wl-5.100.138 that I download from Mac OS X to use with Ubuntu. The late 2011 MBP doesn't have a ethernet ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How to fix a Broadcom 43224 (rev. 01) in ubuntu 12.10, running on a macbook pro 6,2?

I've googled for 3 days so far, with no success, so I'll be straightforward: How do you get it to work? this is the output for lspci -v: 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 ...
1
vote
1answer
647 views

Help with Macbook and 12.10

What is the latest version of Ubuntu I can run with working Wifi on my Macbook 4,1(early 2008)? I dual booted my Mac OSX Lion alongside 12.10 but can't figure how to get the wireless to work. Ergo, I ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Broadcom BCM4331 can not connect to WPA networks [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my early-2011 MacBook Pro. I installed the broadcom wireless driver and I cannot connect to WPA secured networks. How do I fix this?
0
votes
1answer
882 views

Wireless is connected but keeps showing “problem loading page”

My wireless does not keep disconnecting to the point where I have to manually enable it. I just manually enable it as soon as I log in. Just clarifying as I read some other issues like this. I'm ...
3
votes
5answers
28k views

Enable wifi firmware on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,1, but my wireless driver says that the firmware is missing, I've tried with many methods on the internet but I haven't found anything, so, what do I have to ...
0
votes
4answers
8k views

Which version of Ubuntu should I install on a macbook pro (intel)?

I already installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my MacBook Pro, And everything worked alright except for the WiFi (it said something about the firmware) and because I'm new in this I couldn't fix it, So my ...
0
votes
1answer
938 views

12.04 & 11.10 macbook pro issues. Trackpad and Mouse aren't working. Can't login or boot from cd

I just updated my macbook to 12.04 LTS and upon install my wi-fi wasn't working or even showing up for that matter. I then downgraded to 11.10 via booting from an install disc. Upon downgrading to ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

MacBook Pro 8.1 (13") WiFi issues

I know that this has been asked before but I have a problem connecting. I've installed all updates and Ubuntu 11.10 through UEFI on my MacBook Pro (no MBR booting). I've gotten the WiFi card ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

Getting wireless to work on Ubuntu 11.10 (on a mac machine)

I have a 2008 white 13.3 inch macbook that now solely runs ubuntu. However, I cannot get wifi or cable to work on it. Regarding the cable, it atleast tries to connect but eventually disconnects from ...
3
votes
1answer
569 views

Wireless Connection Freezes on a Macbook Pro (early 2010 model) with a BCM4322

I have a MacBook Pro (early 2010 model), and I've been having problems with the network connection periodically stopping. The wireless network indicator shows that the signal is at full strength (it ...
0
votes
1answer
310 views

Unstable wireless on MacBook 2,1 with Ubuntu 11.10

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 as the sole OS on my old white MacBook 2,1. The wireless seems really unstable. The signal is always full, but sometimes I can browse, sometimes I can't. Sometimes I can ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I enable wireless on a Macbook Pro 5,2 (17-inch from mid-2009)?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 on my Ubuntu partition on my macbook pro and I love it. Except I have no wireless option/icon to select a wireless network. I have done some digging online to see ...
0
votes
1answer
415 views

Broadcom 4331 card sees wireless networks but can't make a connection

I followed the steps to get the broadcom 4331 card working on ubuntu 11.10. You know where you dont use ndiswrapper, and you patch the kernel and stuff. Okay so i did this. Good news: ubuntu sees ...