hp and wifi - NEVER works in install

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jlzaugg
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hp and wifi - NEVER works in install

Post by jlzaugg » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:23 pm

I just installed Mint on my fourth HP machine, and every time I do it, the wifi doesn't work. On the other three machines, there is a hardware switch but on this one there isn't. If someone remembers the fix off the top of their heads and can pin a post about it, that would be helpful for all the other suckers who still like HP machines.

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Re: hp and wifi - NEVER works in install

Post by JeremyB » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:46 pm

On the problem computer, what are the results from terminal for

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rfkill list

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Re: hp and wifi - NEVER works in install

Post by JoeFootball » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:49 pm

Try some of the ideas in this article from the Easy Linux Tips Project.

Incidentally, on my HP laptop, it was item 1.7 from there that got it working for me.

Joe

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