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getting online

Postby sparkytechrob on Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:01 am

I just installed Linux Mint 14.1 on my laptop and I can't get online, if I go back to windows wireless works fine. please help.
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Re: getting online

Postby nerdtron on Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:14 am

What is the model of your laptop?

And run this command on the terminal and post the contents here.
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inxi -Fxz
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Re: getting online

Postby sparkytechrob on Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:25 am

My laptop is a: HP Compaq nc6120 Notebook PC
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Re: getting online

Postby nerdtron on Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:09 am

maybe you need to install the wireless drivers.
connect using an ethernet cable and run the command in the terminal
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sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer


restart the laptop and see if wireless works.
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