<SOLVED>Asus Aspire Wireless

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<SOLVED>Asus Aspire Wireless

Postby PolarBearInTheJungle on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:01 am

Just installed Mint 14 on a three-year old Asus Aspire One. The computer cannot find its wireless card. I've seen some pretty complicated threads on these sorts of issues, can somebody walk me through what to do here?
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Re: Asus Aspire Wireless

Postby AlbertP on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:14 am

I suppose you mean Acer Aspire One instead of Asus?

Please open Terminal from the menu, run these commands and post the output here:
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inxi -N
rfkill list
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Re: Asus Aspire Wireless

Postby PolarBearInTheJungle on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:20 am

Yeah,sorry, Acer.

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sylvia@sylvia-Aspire-one ~ $ inxi -N
Network:   Card-1: Atheros AR8132 Fast Ethernet driver: atl1c
           Card-2: Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY driver: b43-pci-bridge
sylvia@sylvia-Aspire-one ~ $ rfkill list
0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
   Soft blocked: no
   Hard blocked: no
sylvia@sylvia-Aspire-one ~ $
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Re: Asus Aspire Wireless

Postby AlbertP on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:22 am

Ok, that is Broadcom BCM4312 wireless. Please connect to wired internet and install firmware-b43-lpphy-installer from Software Manager. Then the wireless should start working.
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Re: Asus Aspire Wireless

Postby PolarBearInTheJungle on Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:31 am

Awesome. Thanks!
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