[SOLVED] Not able to detect any WIFI

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maxue
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[SOLVED] Not able to detect any WIFI

Post by maxue » Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:59 pm

Hello dear users of Linux Mint,
I'am completely new on Linux, I just changed from Microsoft. So please excuse me if this topics has already been discused, but I tried various solution and nothing worked for me .
I installed Linux from an USB. I can't see any WIFI, I connected the computer with a network cable and tried various solution but nothing worked.
Maybe here you could find some diagnosis to help me ?
Thank you for your answer !

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inxi -Fxz
System:
  Host: Akoya Kernel: 4.15.0-55-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc 
  v: 7.4.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.0.10 Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa 
  base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Notebook v: Type1ProductConfigId 
  serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: HP model: 8224 v: 84.26 serial: <filter> UEFI: Insyde v: F.38 
  date: 03/13/2017 
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 18.4 Wh condition: 26.3/26.3 Wh (100%) 
  model: 13142 HS04041 status: Charging 
CPU:
  Topology: Quad Core model: AMD A8-7410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics 
  bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Puma rev: 1 L2 cache: 2048 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm 
  bogomips: 17566 
  Speed: 998 MHz min/max: 1000/2200 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1063 2: 1575 
  3: 1282 4: 1124 
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Mullins [Radeon R4/R5 Graphics] vendor: Hewlett-Packard 
  driver: radeon v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: ati,radeon 
  unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1600x900~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: AMD MULLINS (DRM 2.50.0 4.15.0-55-generic LLVM 8.0.0) 
  v: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.2 direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: AMD Kabini HDMI/DP Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard 
  driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.1 
  Device-2: AMD FCH Azalia vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:14.2 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-55-generic 
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet 
  vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 2000 
  bus ID: 02:00.0 
  IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM43142 802.11b/g/n 
  vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: N/A port: 2000 bus ID: 03:00.0 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 24.68 GiB (2.6%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD10JPVX-60JC3T0 
  size: 931.51 GiB 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 903.91 GiB used: 12.26 GiB (1.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-1 
  ID-2: /boot size: 704.5 MiB used: 152.2 MiB (21.6%) fs: ext4 
  dev: /dev/sda2 
  ID-3: swap-1 size: 10.95 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-3 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 68.2 C mobo: 45.0 C gpu: radeon temp: 61 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:
  Processes: 218 Uptime: 7m Memory: 10.70 GiB used: 1.31 GiB (12.2%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 
  inxi: 3.0.27 
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Re: Not able to detect any WIFI

Post by sleeper12 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:38 pm

It seems you have no wifi driver. See if this helps:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... html#ID1.2

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Re: Not able to detect any WIFI

Post by kc1di » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:05 pm

That boadcom card works best with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver. it's on the .iso you just have to install it.
good luck.
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/
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Re: Not able to detect any WIFI

Post by maxue » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:05 pm

Hi,

Thank you for taking the time to answer me,
As I already saw in another post the problem seemed to be the secure boot. I disabled it in the BIOS and now the wifi is detectable.

Have a nice evening

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Re: Not able to detect any WIFI

Post by sleeper12 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:22 pm

Ok, I'm not sure how disabling Secure Boot got you a wifi driver, but 8).

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