<SOLVED> HP bs051nl no wireless extensions

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sabella
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<SOLVED> HP bs051nl no wireless extensions

Post by sabella » Sat May 19, 2018 1:07 pm

Hi everyone
I've installed a Cinnamon 18.1 on a HP bs051nl and I can't find the right wifi driver to install after searching on google and your forum
the command inxi gives me this

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tiziano@tiziano-HP-bs051nl ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: tiziano-HP-bs051nl Kernel: 4.4.0-124-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.2.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
Machine:   System: HP product: HP Laptop 15-bs0xx v: Type1ProductConfigId
           Mobo: HP model: 832A v: 23.27 Bios: Insyde v: F.10 date: 05/10/2017
CPU:       Dual core Intel Pentium 4415U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 9215
           clock speeds: max: 2300 MHz 1: 700 MHz 2: 699 MHz 3: 705 MHz
           4: 699 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 5906 bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Kabylake GT1
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel Device 9d71 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-124-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 01:00.0
           IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Device 24fb bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: N/A state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (5.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_MQ01ABF0 size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 454G used: 23G (6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 4.21GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 180 Uptime: 18 min Memory: 844.4/3868.1MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35 
iwconfig gives me "no wireless extensions" on lo and eno1

nmcli r gives me this

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WIFI-HW  WIFI     WWAN-HW  WWAN    
enabled  enabled  enabled  enabled 
rfkill gives me this

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tiziano@tiziano-HP-bs051nl ~ $ rfkill list
0: hci0: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
the OS in fully updated and the broadcom driver doesn't seem to work...

no idea how to solve this :?

Thanks to everyone in advance :D
Last edited by sabella on Tue May 22, 2018 9:17 am, edited 1 time in total.

JeremyB
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Re: HP bs051nl no wireless extensions

Post by JeremyB » Sat May 19, 2018 2:42 pm

Use the update manager, click View/linux kernels and install kernel 4.13.0-41, then reboot

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Re: HP bs051nl no wireless extensions

Post by sabella » Tue May 22, 2018 9:14 am

It worked !!! :D :D :D

Thank you very much!

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