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[Bug 1586875] Re: Support for Qualcomm Atheros AR928X WiFi chipset
I should also just add that this WiFi adapter has worked great for me
previously under Ubuntu 12.04 (.1 through .5).
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Support for Qualcomm Atheros AR928X WiFi chipset
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
A number of other Ubuntu users and myself have encountered difficulty
when upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS due to our WiFi chipset not being
supported. When I inquired about it on the Ubuntu Forums, I was
informed that this chipset was last known to work on Ubuntu 14.04.3,
and no longer in Ubuntu 14.04.4.
I had bought this network adapter about a year ago from a Linux-
friendly retailer specifically because it said it would work
harmoniously with Ubuntu. But because it is not supported in 16.04, I
am left without Internet access on my desktop, which I require for
work and for pleasure.
Unfortunately, connecting to my router with an Ethernet cord is not an
option, as the distance is too great and awkward. In the meantime, I
will have to revert to Ubuntu 14.04.3 to hopefully get Internet on my
computer. I hope this will be resolved soon. I'd really like to
continue using the latest Ubuntu versions.
My Ubuntu Forums post:
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