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Old 06-22-2011, 09:31 PM   #1
KrissyMarie
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Unhappy Wireless Driver says it's activated, but doesn't work


Hey guys,

I've been with Ubuntu since about 10.10 and a little before, but did a trial. I just installed 11.04 tonight, and my wireless driver is having an issue. I installed it, and reset my computer to complete the installation, but it still doesn't pick up anything wireless, just Ethernet.

If anyone could help, that would be amazing. Thank you very much.
 
Old 06-22-2011, 09:38 PM   #2
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First, we need more info. What is the make and model your machine? Is it a laptop, netbook, desktop, or some other kind of computer? Also, we need to know what kind of wireless card we're dealing with, open a terminal and try running lspci. Look through output, and if you can't figure it out, post it here. It is most likely a driver issue.
 
Old 06-22-2011, 09:46 PM   #3
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00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 011c
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 011c
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 45
Memory at fc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
I/O ports at 1800 [size=8]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: i915
Kernel modules: intelfb, i915

00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (secondary) (rev 03)
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 011c
:

^ that is everything that came up when I typed lspci into the terminal. It is a laptop. An Acer Extensa 4620z. Since I installed 11.04 without installing the updates, due to my disc drive being broken, and sparing my fingers the pain of holding the drive to work, I'm going to see if the update is an issue =/ I just realized that, but knowing my luck lol, probably won't work.
 
Old 06-22-2011, 10:01 PM   #4
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It didn't work. Go figure lol
 
Old 06-22-2011, 10:40 PM   #5
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I figured it out. Thanks to this guy:
http://computerandu.wordpress.com/20...-ubuntu-11-04/

^ pure genius c:
 
  


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