[xubuntu-users] Version 12.04 - and wifi

Ralf ranfyy ranfyy at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 08:27:43 UTC 2013


2013/4/17 Neil Winchurst <neilwin at drofle.co.uk>

> I have used Linux for about 13 years now. Have also set up wife and
> daughter on it. I have tried various distros over the years, but I have now
> settled on Xubuntu.
>
> I bought a new laptop for my daughter last summer and installed Xubuntu
> 12.04 (an LTS version). She was living at home then, has since got married
> and so now lives about 15 miles away. She has never had any problems with
> wifi, or anything else come to that.
>
> I use a desk top so I am linked to the router via a cable, so that works
> of course. I have also settled on Xubuntu 12.04.
>
> My wife was running an old version of Mint Xfce so I have persuaded her to
> upgrade. I have now installed Xubuntu 12.04 on her laptop. I linked it to
> the router via a cable while I was installing. Now that I am trying to set
> up wifi I am being told that no wifi can be found. Looking at Google it
> seems that there is some problem with this version. Is that correct?
>

1st we need more info about the WiFi hardware.
The output of 'lsusb' and 'lspci' should be a good start.



> Can anyone suggest where I should look now please? Perhaps I should
> install version 12.10 instead if that works with wifi??
>
> Thanks,
>
> Neil
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