What drivers are you trying to install?
Why do you need to connect to Wifi using the terminal?
What drivers are you trying to install?
I do not understand what drivers you think you need.
Please type this in a terminal - again:what is inxi? how do i acess it?
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SMG wrote: ↑Mon Sep 26, 2022 10:23 amI do not understand what drivers you think you need.
The Intel graphic driver is in the kernel and should load automatically when you boot. There are no proprietary Intel drivers you can load. The open-source nouveau driver will load for the Nvidia GPU. You do not need the proprietary Nvidia driver at this point because your system defaults to using the Intel graphics.
The audio drivers also load from the kernel and the information you provided earlier indicate they all loaded.
Device-1: Intel Comet Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel
v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 chip ID: 8086:06c8
Device-2: NVIDIA driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.1
chip ID: 10de:228b
Device-3: Razer USA type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
bus ID: 1-1.3:7 chip ID: 1532:0511 serial: <filter>
If you do not have internet working then perhaps you need a different Wifi driver, but I do not understand why you think you need audio or graphics card drivers.
Can you provide the inxi data for us? To do that, please open the System Reports app and click the System Information tab on the left. Your computer's information should come up in the right pane. Then click Copy, and paste the results into a reply window here so we can see how Linux Mint views your hardware.
If you can not get it from your installed version, maybe you can get it from a live session version.
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System: Kernel: 5.15.0-41-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.2.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 5.4.8 tk: GTK 3.24.33 wm: Mutter vt: 7 dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Linux Mint 21 Vanessa base: Ubuntu 22.04 jammy Machine: Type: Laptop System: Alienware product: Alienware m17 R4 v: 1.13.0 serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <superuser required> Mobo: Alienware model: Alienware m17 R4 v: A00 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: Alienware v: 1.13.0 date: 07/07/2022 Battery: ID-1: BAT1 charge: 58.9 Wh (79.9%) condition: 73.7/86.0 Wh (85.7%) volts: 12.1 min: 11.4 model: COMPAL PABAS0241231 type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: N/A Memory: RAM: total: 31.12 GiB used: 1.46 GiB (4.7%) RAM Report: permissions: Unable to run dmidecode. Root privileges required. CPU: Info: 8-core model: Intel Core i9-10980HK bits: 64 type: MT MCP smt: enabled arch: Comet Lake rev: 2 cache: L1: 512 KiB L2: 2 MiB L3: 16 MiB Speed (MHz): avg: 800 min/max: 800/5300 cores: 1: 800 2: 800 3: 800 4: 800 5: 800 6: 800 7: 800 8: 800 9: 800 10: 800 11: 800 12: 800 13: 800 14: 800 15: 800 16: 800 bogomips: 99199 Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx Graphics: Device-1: Intel CometLake-H GT2 [UHD Graphics] vendor: Dell driver: i915 v: kernel bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:9bc4 class-ID: 0380 Device-2: NVIDIA GA104M [GeForce RTX 3080 Mobile / Max-Q 8GB/16GB] vendor: Dell driver: nouveau v: kernel pcie: speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 8 ports: active: eDP-1 empty: DP-1, DP-2, DP-3, HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:24dc class-ID: 0300 Device-3: Realtek Integrated_Webcam_HD type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-7:4 chip-ID: 0bda:5538 class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter> Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 126.96.36.199 driver: X: loaded: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa gpu: nouveau display-ID: :0 screens: 1 Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1440 s-dpi: 192 s-size: 254x191mm (10.0x7.5") s-diag: 318mm (12.5") Monitor-1: eDP-1 model: AU Optronics res: 1920x1440 hz: 60 dpi: 128 size: 382x215mm (15.0x8.5") diag: 438mm (17.3") OpenGL: renderer: llvmpipe (LLVM 13.0.1 256 bits) v: 4.5 Mesa 22.0.1 direct render: Yes Audio: Device-1: Intel Comet Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:06c8 class-ID: 0403 Device-2: NVIDIA GA104 High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 8 bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:228b class-ID: 0403 Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.15.0-41-generic running: yes Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.99.1 running: yes Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.48 running: yes Network: Device-1: Intel vendor: Dell driver: igc v: kernel pcie: speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: N/A bus-ID: 3f:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:3101 class-ID: 0200 IF: enp63s0 state: down mac: <filter> Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 vendor: Rivet Networks driver: iwlwifi v: kernel pcie: speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 40:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:2723 class-ID: 0280 IF: wlp64s0 state: down mac: <filter> Bluetooth: Device-1: Intel AX200 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-14:7 chip-ID: 8087:0029 class-ID: e001 Report: hciconfig ID: hci0 rfk-id: 2 state: up address: <filter> bt-v: 3.0 lmp-v: 5.2 sub-v: 237e hci-v: 5.2 rev: 237e Drives: Local Storage: total: 4.21 TiB used: 15.84 GiB (0.4%) ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Samsung model: PM9A1 NVMe 2048GB size: 1.86 TiB speed: 63.2 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 36308129 temp: 60.9 C scheme: MBR ID-2: /dev/nvme1n1 vendor: Samsung model: PM9A1 NVMe 2048GB size: 1.86 TiB speed: 63.2 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 36308129 temp: 42.9 C scheme: GPT ID-3: /dev/nvme2n1 vendor: Western Digital model: PC SN530 NVMe WDC 512GB size: 476.94 GiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 21113012 temp: 39.9 C scheme: GPT ID-4: /dev/sda type: USB vendor: SanDisk model: Cruzer Blade size: 14.32 GiB type: N/A serial: <filter> rev: 1.00 scheme: MBR Partition: ID-1: / size: 1.83 TiB used: 15.8 GiB (0.8%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 ID-2: /boot/efi size: 511 MiB used: 35.7 MiB (7.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme1n1p1 ID-3: /media/assaf/8A38-57DA size: 14.31 GiB used: 7.3 MiB (0.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1 Swap: ID-1: swap-1 type: file size: 2 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 file: /swapfile Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 48.0 C pch: 51.0 C mobo: N/A Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A Repos: Packages: apt: 2061 No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list 1: deb http://packages.linuxmint.com vanessa main upstream import backport 2: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy main restricted universe multiverse 3: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-updates main restricted universe multiverse 4: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jammy-backports main restricted universe multiverse 5: deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jammy-security main restricted universe multiverse Info: Processes: 324 Uptime: 16m wakeups: 6 Init: systemd v: 249 runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 11.2.0 alt: 11 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: gnome-terminal inxi: 3.3.13
No, they do not need to be installed manually. For most people all the drivers they need are already included with the kernel and or the operating system and will load automatically. There are some exceptions for very new or specialized equipment for which proprietary drivers might be needed.
The display app should save the change when you click the Apply button. If it is not, there may be a bug.
This data shows you need to update your system. Open Update Manager and install the updates available there. There have been quite a few updates for Cinnamon. Maybe one of the updates will fix the fragmentation issue.Warlock1111 wrote: ↑Sat Oct 01, 2022 8:26 aminxi -Fxxxmprz [/code] i hope that i wll help find the solution
inxi -Fxxxmprzagain so we can see if the updates helped. I'll then explain how to get the proprietary Nvidia drivers, if you want them.
which i would assume would require an internet connection which bring me back to the question.This data shows you need to update your system. Open Update Manager and install the updates available there. There have been quite a few updates for Cinnamon. Maybe one of the updates will fix the fragmentation issue.
That is a completely new issue and I recommend you make a new topic in the Networking section of the forum and make sure to copy and paste your inxi output from this post. By providing that information and posting on that forum, the people who normally answer Wifi questions will see your issue and help you. I do not normally help with Wifi issues.
SMG wrote: ↑Wed Oct 05, 2022 1:16 pmThat is a completely new issue and I recommend you make a new topic in the Networking section of the forum and make sure to copy and paste your inxi output from this post. By providing that information and posting on that forum, the people who normally answer Wifi questions will see your issue and help you. I do not normally help with Wifi issues.
Your Wifi driver is showing as installed, but I do not know why it is not up and running. There are a variety of reasons that can happen, so it is better if you create a new topic.
Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 vendor: Rivet Networks driver: iwlwifi
v: kernel pcie: speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 40:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:2723
IF: wlp64s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Your issue of "Mint can't boot" was solved quite a while ago and this topic should be marked solved.
You're welcome. Please go to your first post in this topic, click the pencil icon, and add [SOLVED] to the beginning of the title so others know you are no longer seeking help on this issue. (animated gif courtesy of user BJZilberman)