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omofona
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problems with wireless

Post by omofona » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:44 am

hello!
I have just installed lmde 3 cindy on my old hp computer. underneath you have the basic characteristics of my computer.
my problem is that the computer is not able to access wireless network although it can find them.

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System:    Host: hp Kernel: 4.9.0-8-686 i686 (32 bit gcc: 6.3.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.11-1) dm: lightdm Distro: LMDE 3 (cindy)
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP G5000 (GF767EA#B1A) v: F.15
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 30C6 v: 78.10 BIOS: Hewlett-Packard v: F.15 date: 03/09/2007
           Chassis: type: 10
Battery    BAT1: charge: 65.3 Wh 99.0% condition: 66.0/66.0 Wh (100%) volts: 14.8/14.8
           model: Hewlett-Packard Primary serial: N/A status: Charging
CPU:       Dual core Intel T2080 (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB flags: (nx pae sse sse2 sse3) bmips: 6915 
           clock speeds: min/max: 800/1733 MHz 1: 1333 MHz 2: 1733 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 945GM/GMS 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:27a2
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.2 drivers: intel (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1280x800@59.98hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 945GM x86/MMX/SSE2
           GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 13.0.6 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:27d8
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.9.0-8-686
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom Limited BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN bus-ID: 06:00.0 chip-ID: 14e4:4311
           IF: N/A state: N/A mac: N/A
           Card-2: Realtek RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
           driver: 8139too v: 0.9.28 port: 2000 bus-ID: 08:08.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8139
           IF: enp8s8 state: unknown speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 120.0GB (9.3% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST9120821AS size: 120.0GB serial: 5PL45P4Y
Partition: ID-1: / size: 110G used: 11G (10%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 46.0C mobo: 26.8C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http: //ftp.cixug.es/mint/packages cindy main upstream import backport
           deb http: //ftp.udc.es/debian/ stretch main contrib non-free
           deb http: //ftp.udc.es/debian/ stretch-updates main contrib non-free
           deb http: //security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
           deb http: //www.deb-multimedia.org stretch main non-free
Info:      Processes: 174 Uptime: 54 min Memory: 1042.9/2010.6MB
           Init: systemd v: 232 runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 6.3.0 Client: Unknown python3.5 client inxi: 2.3.5

sleeper12
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Re: problems with wireless

Post by sleeper12 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:02 pm

Did you set up Wifi in Network Connections?

satan666
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Re: problems with wireless

Post by satan666 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:23 am

I had the same issue. This was the fix I found:

Go to the text file at: etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf (make sure you open this text file as root)

or alternatively enter this into your terminal:

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sudo nano /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf
(I found it easier to simply navigate to the text file rather than use the nano program in the terminal)

add the line:

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[device]
wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no 
Save and exit

then restart network:

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sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager
(enter this command in the terminal)

JeremyB
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Re: problems with wireless

Post by JeremyB » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:38 am

You likely need to install firmware-b43-installer and reboot

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Re: problems with wireless

Post by cliff58 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:20 am

satan666 wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:23 am
I had the same issue. This was the fix I found:

Go to the text file at: etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf (make sure you open this text file as root)

or alternatively enter this into your terminal:

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sudo nano /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf
(I found it easier to simply navigate to the text file rather than use the nano program in the terminal)

add the line:

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[device]
wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no 
Save and exit

then restart network:

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sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager
(enter this command in the terminal)
Had the same problem using two different USB wifi sticks and this worked for me, thank you! 8)

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