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by yinyang37
Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

I appreciate everyone's help, I really do!! I am just so frustrated!! At home, even in the same room as the router, the wireless keeps dropping. At work, it's on a shelf, and sitting directly under it, i still have the issue. I am giving up on Linux and going back to Windows, there's no point in hav...
by yinyang37
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Google Chrome and Linux Mint 12 (Lisa)
Replies: 15
Views: 23085

Re: Google Chrome and Linux Mint 12 (Lisa)

Thank you all!! I was able to finally get it downloaded...now hoping it works like the Chrome I used on windows....

:mrgreen:
by yinyang37
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

How far did you get with http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man4/iwi.4.html ? vanDoom, I'm afraid not so far....it's too technical for a newbie like me. I have no idea where to find my kernel configuration file to do what it wants me to do. :? To compile this driver into the kernel, place th...
by yinyang37
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

I'm sorry AlbertP, I misunderstood. So if my card should be ok, any other suggestions? I really appreciate everyone's input and patience with my attempts to learn.
by yinyang37
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

These outputs look like you're just connected to the network named AIW52. Intel wifi cards generally work well with Mint, especially the older generations; I've never seen any complaint about the 2915 card. Thanks AlbertP, Yes I am on AIW52 now, but I've been on other newtworks with the same droppi...
by yinyang37
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

wow, you guys are great...I go to sleep for a few hours, and wake up to more help! Thank you!!

screenshot attached
by yinyang37
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

It only let me post 3 attachments, here's the last one
by yinyang37
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

ok, update~ I didn't try that last bit of info yet because as Murphy's Law would have it, my wireless was doing pretty well today, and I thought maybe somehow by typing those commands it fixed itself, but no such luck. It just went out again. But here are the screen shots as requested. You will noti...
by yinyang37
Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

Oops, sorry, I posted a wrong command. Instead of inxi -Gx which gave graphics data, I meant: inxi -N no problem, here ya go: diana@diana-Latitude-D610 ~ $ inxi -N Network: Card-1 Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5751 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express driver tg3 Card-2 Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG [Calexico2] Networ...
by yinyang37
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

It will be useful to know what kind of wireless card you have, so please post the output from sudo modprobe -l | grep ipw Here's the output: diana@diana-Latitude-D610 ~ $ sudo modprobe -l | grep ipw [sudo] password for diana: kernel/drivers/tty/ipwireless/ipwireless.ko kernel/drivers/net/wireless/i...
by yinyang37
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

Re: My wireless keeps dropping!!

Thanks so much for both prompt replies. Here's the terminal output: diana@diana-Latitude-D610 ~ $ inxi -Gx Graphics: Card: ATI M22 [Mobility Radeon X300] bus-ID: 01:00.0 X.Org 1.10.4 drivers ati,radeon unloaded: fbdev,vesa Resolution 1024x768@60.0hz GLX Renderer Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV370 GLX Version ...
by yinyang37
Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My wireless keeps dropping!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2302

My wireless keeps dropping!!

Hello all, I have seen numerous posts on this topic, but no clear cut answer (at least to me). I am very very new to Linux and have zero knowledge , so please bear with me. My wireless keeps dropping randomly. It can be within 10 minutes of loggin on, or an hour, almost always when idle, and often w...

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