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wifi drivers debian

Postby werkman2 on Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:11 pm

i have a dell vostro 1510 laptop, but my wifi doest seem to work. when i do lspci -vv i get this,< Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)>
any body cann tell me where to find the driver or what do i have to look for in synaptic? thx for your help
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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby Oscar799 on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:29 am

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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby ej64 on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:50 am

you need to install firmware-iwlwifi from the non-free repos.

Usually sufficient is:
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sudo aptitude install firmware-iwlwifi

After reboot your wifi should work
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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby irtehun on Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:29 pm

I am having the same problem but on Lisa and the non-debian version. I cant find the firmware package. what repo do i need to fix this?
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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby ej64 on Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:48 am

^ Look -> there
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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby werkman2 on Sat Dec 31, 2011 6:17 pm

thx verry much

ill try it after new year when im no so drunk.
happy new year for every body wherever on the world you are and all the best for 2012

like my tripple boot win7 linux mint, and debian.. but always boot mint first, becuse its prettyer to work with
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Re: wifi drivers debian

Postby ajeliuc on Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:28 pm

Just installed LMDE to my friends laptop.. it is acer aspire 5538G. no wi-fi too. tomorrow will try your method. thx
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