Overcoming Ubuntu Wi-Fi Not Working

One of the biggest issues I still see cropping up for Ubuntu (and other distributions) are challenges connecting to Wi-Fi networks. This article will provide actionable solutions to overcome common Ubuntu Wi-Fi issues.

Excellent networking stack – befuddled configuration?

Despite what you might read elsewhere, the networking stack for today’s Linux distributions is very good. While there are certainly exceptions, most wireless devices today are detected using drivers already provided by popular Linux distros. And on those occasions where this isn’t the case, newbie friendly distros provide various proprietary driver tools as a reliable fall back option. (Read the rest)