[ubuntu-uk] Wireless - Laptops

Andy Braben andybraben at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 11:53:11 UTC 2012

On 15 February 2012 11:45, Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net> wrote:

> On 15 February 2012 11:24, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
>> need either ndiswrapper or the firmware loading for them - I seem to
>> recall that this has been taken out of Ubuntu recently.
> That was the sort of thing I thought it would probably be... the
> developers making things "cleaner" by removing stuff...
> I am not sure if I am dreaming but do I not remember that at one stage
> Ubuntu used to notice drivers it didn't have and offer to download/install
> them from the web?
> If I get the machine onto an RJ45 lead is there a possibility the OS could
> still do this?

Yes - Load "Additional Drivers" and if there are any missing, it should
hopefully search and offer to install. It is certainly worth a try.


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