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Old 05-04-2011, 08:11 AM   #16
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how good is the unity platform?
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Right now I have mixed feelings but with unity and gnome 3. I also feel like nothing really happened for ubuntu on this release. I have used gnome 3 on fefora 15 and I like some of the integration parts. I feel that the next release will set some milestones now that the new shell is up and running well. I can't wait six months lol
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how good is the unity platform?
Here is a good guide to using Unity that may help you decide:
Old 05-07-2011, 05:45 AM   #19
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One additional step

Hi, just to add. I had to do `sudo modprobe b43` in order to load the driver and get it working.

Old 05-07-2011, 05:49 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by tommcd View Post
See this page from the Ubuntu help site to troubleshoot your problem:
I had to do `sudo modprobe b43` to load the driver and get it working. Installation did not load it nor reboot.
Hope modprobe once will add it to modules list.
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Hi I've been following this for a few days now with the same problem and I think I'm almost there. Now nm-applet is saying "wireless is deactivated by hardware switch"(but at least it's saying something now), what do I do?
Old 05-08-2011, 07:37 AM   #22
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Switch it on
Old 05-08-2011, 08:11 AM   #23
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I never switched it off lol! I wasn't even aware a switch existed expect the keyboard shortcut (Fn+F2), which I've tried (and which is hardly hardware). Thats why I think it's really a software problem
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Wifi Problem solved

I figured it out today, Just switch your desktop to classical view instead of Unity and your wifi will be back!! it is Unities bug and cannot activate wifi, though everything is working fine i.e. the drivers, the button, all is OK but problem with Unity interface.
Old 12-16-2011, 07:17 AM   #25
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try this..worked for me

Just follow the simple steps here


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