On 15 February 2012 11:11, Sean Miller <sean@sean...> wrote:
> I have two laptops that are both Currys brands (Advent and e-Machines) and
> they always used to run Ubuntu fine.
> Lately, though, there's no wireless at all... doesn't detect anything at
> all, so I assume it's a driver issue of some sort.
> As I am not currently anywhere near a wired connection I can't investigate
> whilst online - I know it's a long shot, but anybody else got one of these
> brands and had a problem and know why?
> No problem with Linux Mint etc... just Ubuntu... (have tried Kubuntu too,
> and same symptoms)....
You'll have to find out what the wireless hardware is on the machines and
search for issues or drivers. They're probably Broadcom and need either
ndiswrapper or the firmware loading for them - I seem to recall that this
has been taken out of Ubuntu recently.
"more of a stain than a globule"