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WIFI not working after LMDE installed

Postby hapete on Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:11 am

After installing LMDE my wifi will not connect. I am using wpa2 personal security settings and each time i try to logon it asks for the login credentials. After I enter the login credentials it gets caught in a loop wanting the credentials entered again. It does recognized the wifi signal, I just cannot connect. Any help on where to look would be greatly appreciated! I like everything else about LMDE and would really like to get the wifi working! Here is my system info!

[127]hp@mars ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System: Host: mars Kernel: 3.11-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.8.1) Desktop: Cinnamon 2.0.14 Distro: LinuxMint 1 debian
Machine: Mobo: Gigabyte model: GA-MA785GM-US2H version: x.x Bios: Award version: F11 date: 05/17/2010
CPU: Dual core AMD Athlon II X2 250 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm) bmips: 12053.6
Clock Speeds: 1: 3013.402 MHz 2: 3013.402 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RS880 [Radeon HD 4200] bus-ID: 01:05.0
X.Org: 1.14.3 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1680x1050@59.9hz
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880 GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 9.2.2 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RS880 HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 4200 Series]
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:05.1
Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:14.2
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.11-2-amd64
Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: r8169 ver: 2.3LK-NAPI port: ce00 bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Card-2: Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter driver: rtl8192ce port: de00 bus-ID: 02:00.0
IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 332.3GB (1.4% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD2500AAKS size: 249.9GB
2: id: /dev/sdb model: HDS728080PLAT20 size: 82.3GB
Partition: ID: / size: 34G used: 4.5G (14%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 10.49GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 37.4C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 139 Uptime: 2:17 Memory: 593.2/3456.6MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.2
Client: Shell (bash 4.2.45) inxi: 1.9.14
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Re: WIFI not working after LMDE installed (Solved)

Postby hapete on Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:01 pm

Wifi is now working! I changed my wifi card to a ralink and it is now working fine. Seems the realtek was incompatible!
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