Re: 10.04 Atheros AR9485 168c:0032 Wireless not working
One quick thought:
Does your keyboard have an Fn key on the bottom left corner of the keyboard (probably next to the Ctrl key)? Plus, does one of your F1 through F12 keys have an antenna on it? If so, depress the Fn key and then depress the F? key to turn the WiFi on.
Some Laptops have a hardware key (linked to the Fn key) to turn on WiFi and the software doesn't pick it up. On my Zareason mini, the WiFi hardware key fails to stay on after shut down, reboot or log out. Since the Fn key is not recognized by software, it needs to be manually turned on.
Good Luck & hope this helps. If not, then hopefully another member will help with solutions.
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