--- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, Roy <linuxcanuck@...> wrote:
> This sounds like a lot of work to get a driver. How can you get
> build-essential or a driver without either a working wired or wireless
> connection? I have never heard of this situation with Ubuntu (only Debian
> with its stripped kernel).
> I think that something else is wrong because wired works OTB in Ubuntu in
> just about every case and Atheros is fairly common and should be supported
> in the kernel. If it was me then I would try the live disk again. Try a web
> browser in both wired and wireless networking. If the connection works then
> it should work when installed and something went amiss in the installation.
> Then I would do a fresh install. I would also consider using the newer
> Ubuntu 12.10 or Mint 14 unless you need LTS.
> Using Kubuntu 12.10, 64-bit
> Location: Canada
If it were me I'd bale on that install too. Some struggles aren't worth the effort.
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