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"./configure --with-cards=hda-intel" "make" "make install" these ran without error, but when I rebooted there was still no sound. After a spot of gooogling , and more in desperation than expectation, I installed pulseaudio and pulseaudio-utils. My laptop then refused to boot! but after a lot of fiddling around taking out the battery etc it booted up ...
Buying a known-working card is a much better idea, specially if you want access point (AP) mode. In general, the Intel cards are very good. http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi This is a very valuable wiki which details which devices /drivers work, and in which kernel they were introduced. http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users
Go through the process Click on the network-manager indicator and select "create new wifi network" from the dropdown menu. I first selected the wlan1 card and named the network "pineapples". I have it set to ad-hoc and under ipv4 it's set to "share connection with other computers", no security. Also, I clicked to connect from the chromebook ...
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