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    no detection of wireless connections

    Hi

    I currently enjoy the pleasure of running a dualboot of Ubuntu 12.04 along win7.
    As both a google search and the Ubuntu Forum shows, i too am facing issues
    regarding my realtek wlan. For starters i should say i installed Ubuntu via a USB key(not sure if it matters.)

    lspci -nn | grep 0280 gives me this info:
    03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:8723]

    iwconfig gives me this:
    eth0 no wireless extensions.

    lo no wireless extensions.

    dmesg | grep -i firm gives me this:
    [ 0.391757] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: BIOS _OSI(Linux) query ignored
    [ 6.010746] psmouse serio2: elantech: assuming hardware version 3 (with firmware version 0x250f01)
    [ 6.602018] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI(PEGP) defines _DOD but not _DOS



    Fortunately i do have a wired connection available but only for so long. Hope u guys can help.
    Last edited by frankie5555; April 9th, 2013 at 06:53 PM.

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