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Old 02-27-2011, 01:16 PM   #1
igonzalez
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Lightbulb Ubuntu doesn't recognize wireless card on Grundig laptop.


Hello, this is my first time posting a message and I have a problem with my Grundig's (model GNB-250D) laptop wireless card.
I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 and tried to use a wireless connection to browse the internet but it didn't detect any, it seemed strange as it worked perfectly on Windows. I can browse the internet fine if I use an Ehternet cable.
Any clues on what could be causing this?
Thanks.
 
Old 02-27-2011, 02:40 PM   #2
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this may be because Gruding didn't release open source driver. Therefore you have to install it manually. Please include iwconfig output and wi-fi card model for more help.

3 workarounds to install wi-fi on linux
 
Old 02-27-2011, 05:04 PM   #3
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Hi, according to lspci the wireless card is a Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88w8335 [Libertas] 802.11b/g Wireless (rev 43).
My iwconfig outpout:
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.
 
Old 02-27-2011, 05:27 PM   #4
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/mrv8k
will this help?
 
Old 02-27-2011, 07:38 PM   #5
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I tried it and, sadly it didn't work. Thanks anyway.
 
  


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