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[ubuntu] Wireless problem with Atheros Ar8162 ubuntu 12.04

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi All, We are finding it difficult to make the wireless work in my friend's laptop. It is a Dell Inspiron. Running on Ubuntu 12.04 with 3.2.0-30-generic kernel. lspci | grep -i ethernet Code: 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR8162 Fast Ethernet (rev 10) Earlier rfkill was showing that the wifi was hard blocked. However wired internet was working fine. So, after few googling we installed the alx driver from compat-wireless-2012-05-10-p.tar.bz2 This is how we did it. Code: tar -xvf compat-wireless-2012-05-10-p cd compat-wireless-2012-05-10-p scripts/driver (Hardware)