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I just copied the driver information from the lspci command, and searched it on this site. I found the answer in Wi-Fi working on Macbook Pro 8.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. I had to change a few things to make it work for me. Here's what I did: Run the following in the terminal: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...


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I have a Sony Vaio and struggled for a long time to get the Wifi to work with Ubuntu 14.04 (something to do with the Wifi card and the kernel possibly?). I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, with third party software and updates ticked during install and it now works perfectly.


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Just sudo modprobe -r acer_wmi and sudo rfkill unblock all Then to make it permanent echo "blacklist acer_wmi" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/acer-wmi.conf


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First, find out which driver is installed: lsmod | grep -e wl -e brcmsmac This: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers suggests that the correct driver is brcmsmac. If you have wl, you will have much better performance with the former. Remove the incorrect driver: sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source Reboot and let us hear the result.


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Most routers have a factory reset button, you need to press it for about 10 seconds, and it will reset everything. Also, most routers have their default passwords printed on the exterior of the router, or on the box it came it. If all else fails, you can find the default password for a specific type of router on the Internet. Reset button on a TP-LINK ...


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Since the bcmwl driver needs a patch to work with kernel 3.16 you need to get the Utopic version, just click the link for what Ubuntu version you have and then choose a mirror site to download from. Then double click on the downloaded file 64 bit version 32 bit version


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With a computer with working internet go to http://packages.ubuntu.com/utopic/amd64/bcmwl-kernel-source/download and select a mirror site to dowload from. Copy the file to a USB, DVD or whatever to get in on the Ubuntu pc and double click on it to install


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About the only couple things you can do is have the wifi access point set to WPA2 with no WEP or TKIP, check the results from iwlist scan for your connection. And with the intel card gksudo /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf and see if there is a line options iwlwifi 11n_disable=8 if a line exists that shows 11n_disabled=1 change it to 8, save, exit and reboot



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