I’m not sure what driver I have installed now, but I was never offered a choice, so far as I recall. I installed Ubuntu Were you offered more than one choice of proprietary drivers? Is there a tick mark against Enable WiFi? Join Date Nov Beans 9. Where would I look, or what terminal code would I enter, to find out for sure? References 1 Acer Support:

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What is the one you have installed now?

Results 1 to 10 of I have acer laptop and using broadcom too, many story with it along ubuntu November 25th, 3. November 26th, 7.

I think it’s supposed to be: November 26th, No Wireless Connection Please use code tags – if you are using New Reply button – highlight text and use the button in the text box header.

I installed Ubuntu Please look in your user directory and find the file it produced.

How to Reset the Wireless on an Acer Aspire One

Simple checks that can eliminate obvious causes. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Wait until the wireless icon turns gray, then right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and click “Enable” to reset the adapter.


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Acer Aspire One Netbook : cannot launch Wifi hotspot [Closed]

Before I post an answer, let’s see if you have firmware installed: OKAY, got it fixed finally; after suggestions on the Ubuntu forums and messing around with drivers, what finally worked was installing Wicd.

Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. I gather I need to try installing some new drivers other than the proprietary ones provided, but I’m having trouble figuring out how that’s done. Please attach it to your reply using the paperclip tool in the reply box.

Find out yours by entering “lspci -vnnd 14e4: November 26th, 9. If those answers do not fully address your question, please wifj a new question. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. I’ve done a lot of googling and I gather there’s a lot of issues with Broadcom cards, but some of the answers are for earlier ubuntu builds and many of them are a bit confusing for a new user.


All Broadcom chips have an id that begins with “14e4: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers 47 answers. Press “Fn-F3” again to reset the adapter and re-enable Wi-Fi.

[SOLVED] Acer Aspire One D No Wireless Connection

The purpose of the wireless script is to gather information so we can assist you. Attached to the adapter is an antenna that enables the netbook to receive Wi-Fi signals broadcast from nearby devices.

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Acer Aspire One Netbook : cannot launch Wifi hotspot

She received an A. It says wireless is neither soft nor hard blocked.

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