This message was posted on behalf of Intel Corporation
We understand you are having some issues when installing the Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 in Linux. Please be aware that for drivers and other issues with Linux, you may check the Linux Community page, or dedicated forums for this OS.
Also, we would like to mention that the N 1000 has reached End of Interactive Support, as noted in the document: Customer Support Options for Discontinued Intel® Wireless Products.
In our best effort, you can find Firmware download links and other relevant information in the following advisory: Linux* Support for Intel® Wireless Adapters.
We hope this information is helpful for you.