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No wireless extensions

Postby seavagabond on Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:48 am

Hello, I installed Mint 14 Nadia Cinnamon on a Zoostorm Intel Pentium DC B980 2.4GHz with no OS new laptop but I can only connect through the ethernet cable since the WIFI is missing. Everything else works perfectly (pretty awesome in fact!). The tchnical support emailed me a .tar.gz .package with several drives for Ubuntu but I don't know how to install it, when I extract the file it creates a directory with tar.bz2 extention that contains several folders. Can anybody advice please?

The following is the result of running: sudo /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWifi/mintWifi.py

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* I. scanning WIFI PCI devices...
-- Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 8723
==> PCI ID = 10ec:8723
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* II. querying ndiswrapper...
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* III. querying iwconfig...
eth0 .

lo no wireless extensions.

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* IV. querying ifconfig...
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:90:f5:db:37:92
inet addr:192.168.0.12 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::290:f5ff:fedb:3792/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:7795 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:6159 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:8023789 (8.0 MB) TX bytes:900038 (900.0 KB)

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:530 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:530 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:57942 (57.9 KB) TX bytes:57942 (57.9 KB)

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* V. querying DHCP...
Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8)
utility, e.g. service smbd reload

Since the script you are attempting to invoke has been converted to an
Upstart job, you may also use the reload(8) utility, e.g. reload smbd
RTNETLINK answers: File exists
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