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Old 02-25-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
Captain Zombiee
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Problems with wireless drivers for toshiba satellite m115-s3094


Im very new to linux and ubuntu I am having issues with my wireless card i have been trying to update the chipset for hours and I just cant seem to get anywhere im using it with a wired internet connection right now I know its PRO/Wireless 3945ABG by intel and im trying to get the iwlegacy http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlegacy to work but im having problems understanding it as I am new to linux please id like some help thank you
 
Old 02-26-2013, 11:17 AM   #2
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Since you haven't mentioned your Ubuntu version,i can't give you "exact" instructions.
Ubuntu can install third party drivers via the "Hardware Drivers" app.
Try finding the app,if you can't then open a terminal and run this.its command for the same app.
Code:
/usr/bin/jockey-gtk
It will search for drivers on your system(may take some time). Then you should see driver for your wireless card.Click on activate.Remember that it will not work right away,you will have to restart your computer.After the reboot it should work.

Note:You will need Internet access to download the driver so plug in a wired Internet connection.I downloaded and installed driver for my Broadcom b43 wireless card using the same method(i used a usb wireless card to connect to the hotsopt)
 
Old 02-26-2013, 11:30 AM   #3
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you can also install the driver through aptitude.
Code:
sudo aptitude install firmware-iwlegacy
 
  


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