"On some systems, Ubuntu and other Linux systems will install as
if they they had always been right there on your system. Other
times, thereâ€™s a piece missing.
Hereâ€™s how to patch up the last piece (or two)
of your system if not everythingâ€™s working
"The Biggie: Get Wi-Fi Working
"You might load in an Ubuntu CD or USB drive and have your Wi-Fi
working right away, as if it was built for this Linux stuff. Or you
might spend an annoying bit of time searching out Windows drivers
and re-jiggering them for Linux use. Itâ€™s hard
to tell, but itâ€™s very annoying to encounter
Wi-Fi problems right offâ€"since, you know, you
canâ€™t go online to find a solution, or download
the right fixes."