So I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop (hp dv8000) and having one big problem. I can't get the wireless card to turn on...
on 10/22/2009 – Made popular on 10/22/2009
I have recently just downloaded ubuntu 11.10 and before i installed, wireless worked perfectly in windows. Now that i have downloaded and installed ubuntu, i know longer have windows. I do not have a wired connection at my house, only a mifi, so my computer is useless now without internet. I really like the functionality of ubuntu, but need internet.
I am using a Linksys wpc600n wireless card that works fine in windows xp, but will not even power on in ubuntu. I tried to use the pccardctl command to get the card to turn on but it still does not turn on. Please help.
Ubuntu 12.04 with proprietary Boardcom STA Wireless driver installed
BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n wireless card
TP-LINK TD-W8101G 54Mbps Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router
Yesterday before I went to sleep, I still connect to my wireless access point, this morning when I start my laptop I don't see it in the list - there are some neighbors listed but not mine.
The WLAN is green, with my old N