I just checked rfkill list. But I think that’s the package, rather than the specific one installed? It is a machine. I installed Ubuntu What is the one you have installed now? Originally Posted by chili

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Where would I look, or what terminal code would I enter, to find out for sure? Find out yours by entering “lspci -vnnd 14e4: The time now is November 25th, 4. This will solve the problem: Accessed 28 December No Wireless Connection Please use code tags – if iwfi are using New Reply button – highlight text and use the button in the text box header.

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. Results 1 to 10 of Skip to main content. 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.


Wireless card is a Broadcom BCM; I have the “additional drivers” checked and installed I tried unchecking and then reinstalling them in case that would help, no joy, and now my home wifi connection isn’t showing up in the list of available connections, argh. No Wireless Connection I have a newly installed ubuntu November 25th, 2.

[SOLVED] Acer Aspire One D No Wireless Connection

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No Wireless Connection ohh i’m sorry. I just checked rfkill list.

Fortunately it came back when I rebooted. OKAY, got it fixed finally; after suggestions on the Ubuntu forums and messing around with drivers, what finally worked was installing Wicd. Simple checks that can eliminate obvious causes.

How to Reset the Wireless on an Acer Aspire One

Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since November 26th, 7. It will be a file named wireless-info.

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. November 26th, 9. It is not to magically diagnose and fix your wireless, although that would be awesome! If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.


– Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D (Broadcom BCM wifi adapter) – Ask Ubuntu

About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. November 26th, If there are WiFi networks listed then that proves that the wireless adapter is switched on and that there is a driver for the wireless adapter and that the wireless adapter is scanning for wireless access points and is broadcasting to and receiving radio signals from wireless access points in range.

It is a machine. All Broadcom chips have an id that begins with “14e4: