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Old 07-13-2011, 03:28 PM   #1
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Missing firmware preventing internet connection? (ubuntu 11.04)

I'm really new to ubuntu (just did a dual boot or whatever you call it last night)and I can't figure out how to connect to my home wireless internet. I checked in one of the menus, and it says "firmware missing". Does anybody have an idea of what I need to do to fix this? If I haven't been specific enough, please ask for more information. I'm not really sure what to include.
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find your wifi chip. One of lsusb, lspci, or lspcmcia should list it.

Armed with that information, go to and find the chip


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