Dell laptop cannot activate wifi in Cinnamon 18

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FilB
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Dell laptop cannot activate wifi in Cinnamon 18

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Just removed Win 10 and installed Mint Cinnamon 18 on my Dell 1545 laptop. Now I can't get the wifi to function making the laptop almost useless unless I can Ethernet it. Has anyone solved this issue 😡?

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Re: Dell laptop cannot activate wifi in Cinnamon 18

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Please generate an overview of your system like this:
- Launch a terminal window (this is how to launch a terminal window);
- make the terminal window full screen, to avoid chopped lines;
- Copy/paste this command into the terminal:

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inxi -Fxz
(if you type: the letter F is a capital letter)

Press Enter.

Copy/paste the output in your next message.

Do the same with the following four commands:

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rfkill list all

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iwconfig

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lsusb

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lspci
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Re: Dell laptop cannot activate wifi in Cinnamon 18

Post by mrmajik45 »

I would plug in the install usb and install the network driver in Driver Manager (Idk if it'll work for you)
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