Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. It’s really frustrating to buy a new notebook to use only with Ubuntu and not be able to use its wi-fi connection. Or could someone at least guide me through how to locate the package acting as a driver, and then it’s maintainer – so I can raise the issue with them? If so are there any recommendations. It’s not a proper one:

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Join Date Aug Beans Post as a guest Name. Post as a guest Name. Linef4ult 3, 10 It’s really frustrating to buy a new notebook to use only with Ubuntu and not be able to use its wi-fi connection. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The first time wireless worked great, but after I updated Ubuntu wireless did not work.

Please consider accepting the answer if you think it answers your original question: Accordingly, could you please try that again? Please paste output of lshw -c network.

Set to 1 for software crypto default 0 bool parm: Now, at least when I do an lsmod, the driver appears to be loaded. Sign up using Facebook. However, is it normal for the Linux driver greatly reduce the wireless working range?

[xubuntu] Realtek RTLAE wireless drivers

I’ve left home, and am trying to connect to my grandparents WiFi, but it ppci won’t take it. Sign up using Email and Password.

I was uneasy about installing a driver from a Dropbox anonymous source, as it was linked in other threads, and I even tried to contact Realtek’s support directly to no availbut your high reputation made me think it was worth a shot.

They usually do that, and it’s symptomatic that not even the Windows drivers are available on the official website I guess this indicates this is a fairly new chipset. At the moment linus is regularly flipping between the lowest possible whilst still connected and full bars – without me moving position. The password box keeps appearing 8022.11n though I’ve made a typo.

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I continued tried issuing commands probing the issue I didn’t get as far as changing anything and rebooting – trying the function keys, BIOS etc. August 24th, 5. Forum rules Before you post please read how to get help. A new solution to this problem is needed as as it currently stands, Bus Device Thanks for your time. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

I am now convinced this procedure has bricked my wlan adapter – windows still recognizes the device but there is some problem because it no longer senses any wireless connections. Please follow the “Wireless Script” link in my signature, follow the instructions in the linked post and post back the report the script generates. I did all of the above and got the same compile error and fixed it with your suggestion.

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A newer version of the driver, compatible with the 3. I’ve tried messing with ndiswrapper in the past, and honestly, it was a nightmare – I’d rather stick with the native Linux driver, buggy as it seems to be. Just want to confirm: