Avoid using keywords unrelated to hardware support. This ‘wrapper’ around Windows drivers should be tried as a last resort only, as it’s very inefficient to emulate a Windows environment on Linux for hardware drivers. If you’re not familiar with these basic steps, start reading this and this. In case multiple devices are listed, locate the device concerned. Install them all at once by issuing e. Not happy about them being mutually exclusive on my Yoga 3. Bunyk Try searching your distro’s packages using sudo apt search package name and see if that shows a possibly renamed updated package.
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The Bdoadcom rebrand does usually not affect the hardware support in Linux, but the used chipset does. This may overwrite system files and confuse your package management.
Follow all steps below, as your problem may be two- or three-fold:. On some computers, including the Macbook Air, the correct wifi drivers are included but not enabled by default because they’re proprietary. Go to Identifying the exact hardware and see if you can see some error messages when you plug in your device. Before posting a new question, search this site using keywords from Identifying the exact hardware. Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Try another cable if any you’ve esup is working.
It’s hard to undo all the changes done by sudo make install in case you want to revert your actions. Try the latest stable Linux kernel. Most vendors just use chipsets from manufacturers like Broadcom, Atheros, Ralink or Intel while the product itself may not carry this name. Ddup should I provide in a new question?
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If such output is present, your device is already failing on communication on USB-level. You might need to install lshw first. Use linux as a keyword with it, rather than Ubuntu.
Stability and performance are usually reported as low. Try to see if Ubuntu suggests to install additional drivers.
Preparation In this answer I’m assuming you’re familiar with at least the following tasks: Hardware requiring special care Broadcom BCM43xx devices. All relevant unexpected or errors output from the options in this answer. Relevant output of the steps done in the Identifying the exact hardware section. In case you don’t see any kill switches listed: Installing newer drivers These are some obvious, sane and harmless steps to take, avoiding the ones listed in Things to avoid if possible.
Check for output mentioning unable to enumerate USB device. If your only card is failing at this point, find alternatives to this and be creative, e. Bunyk Try searching your distro’s packages using sudo apt search package name and see if that shows a possibly renamed updated package.
Try to be sensitive for ‘general’ information about your device, rather than focusing on specific solutions, e. Identifying the exact hardware The product you have was probably sold using a retail name completely irrelevant to you issue.
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This ‘wrapper’ around Windows drivers should be tried as a last resort only, as it’s very inefficient to emulate a Windows environment on Linux for hardware drivers. The kernel you’re running and the versions you’ve tried. But I’m not able to install linux-firmware-nonfree on ubuntu