[Durham] WiFi does not work on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Dougie Nisbet dougie at highmoor.co.uk
Tue Sep 11 06:08:06 UTC 2012

On 09/09/12 12:27, Richard Mortimer wrote:
>  [ ... ]
> 1 - try downloading live CDs (well I guess using a USB flash stick 
> would be more appropriate since I doubt the netbook has a CD/DVD 
> drive) of different distros and see if any of those work better. At 
> the least that would point to a source of a working driver/kernel that 
> might be able to fix the problem. I noticed that the Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 
> 1 images were released the other day so it might be worth trying those 
> too.

That rings a bell. @Olly, did you not find something along these lines 
when you fixed Ian's laptop? I recall the wifi worked fine when booting 
of a livecd but not from an installed system.

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