Jeffrey Warren as per :
[    0.136514] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: BIOS _OSI(Linux) query ignored

Hence, as per
an update is available for your BIOS (1202). If you update to this
following , does it change

If not, could you please both specify what happened, and provide the output of 
the following terminal command:
sudo dmidecode -s bios-version && sudo dmidecode -s bios-release-date

Please note your current BIOS is already in the Bug Description, so
posting this on the old BIOS would not be helpful.

For more on BIOS updates and linux, please see

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  14e4:4727 [Asus 1015PE] WiFi disabled in BIOS upon installation of
  Ubuntu 13.10

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  I successively upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 on
  my Asus EEE PC 1015PED, and upon booting, I saw "wifi disabled via
  hardware switch" in the network-manager toolbar menu. rfkill list

  4: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: no
        Hard blocked: yes

  and I wasn't able to use the hardware switch (Fn-F2 or the custom
  button) or sudo rfkill unblock all to enable it. I struggled for a
  long time with drivers, but eventually found that it was simply
  disabled in BIOS, and by enabling it there at boot time, it worked

  I'm not sure if this is a bug in an installer, or if there should just
  be an advisory in network-manager or in the Network system prefs
  indicating ways to enable wifi, but I didn't want anyone else to have
  to struggle as much as I did.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
  Package: linux-image-3.11.0-14-generic 3.11.0-14.21
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-14.21-generic 3.11.7
  Uname: Linux 3.11.0-14-generic i686
  NonfreeKernelModules: wl
  ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
  Architecture: i386
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  warren     2306 F.... pulseaudio
   [   24.161461] init: anacron main process (1036) killed by TERM signal
   [   51.494938] atl1c 0000:01:00.0: irq 46 for MSI/MSI-X
   [   51.509895] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready
   [   51.515677] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready
   [   64.223104] perf samples too long (2525 > 2500), lowering 
kernel.perf_event_max_sample_rate to 50000
  Date: Sun Dec 29 11:40:56 2013
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=f83d49e0-b9d7-4bb9-8a7c-eca9b7eb48c5
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-01-18 (711 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
  MachineType: ASUSTeK Computer INC. 1015PE
  MarkForUpload: True
   0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.11.0-14-generic 
root=UUID=224d803b-2f44-4541-8acb-508041eb63f7 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
   linux-restricted-modules-3.11.0-14-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.11.0-14-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.116
  SourcePackage: linux
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-12-28 (1 days ago) 06/12/2010
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: 0502
  dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M. 1015PE
  dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
  dmi.board.version: x.xx
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 0x00000000
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
  dmi.chassis.version: x.x
dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0502:bd06/12/2010:svnASUSTeKComputerINC.:pn1015PE:pvrx.x:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rn1015PE:rvrx.xx:cvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:ct10:cvrx.x: 1015PE
  dmi.product.version: x.x
  dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.

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