I need help with wifi/internet.

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NintenisAwesome
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I need help with wifi/internet.

Postby NintenisAwesome » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:04 pm

I'm using Linux Mint 14 and I just installed it besides Windows 7, but It won't connect to my wifi, and it won't even connect when I have it connected with a wire. I went to the settings and my wifi network didn't show and neither did my wired network. I have no clue what to do. (I wanted to post this in networking but since I just signed up I can only post here. )

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Re: I need help with wifi/internet.

Postby NintenisAwesome » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:36 pm

Anyone?

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Re: I need help with wifi/internet.

Postby alicajmacandie » Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:03 pm

Have you tried reinstalling the driver for your wifi?

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Re: I need help with wifi/internet.

Postby catweazel » Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:22 pm

NintenisAwesome wrote:I'm using Linux Mint 14 and I just installed it besides Windows 7, but It won't connect to my wifi, and it won't even connect when I have it connected with a wire. I went to the settings and my wifi network didn't show and neither did my wired network. I have no clue what to do. (I wanted to post this in networking but since I just signed up I can only post here. )

The make and model of your NIC and/or machine would help.
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Re: I need help with wifi/internet.

Postby jjhiza » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:57 pm

Hey guys, I'm new to the forum, so please bear with me.

So, Ubuntu 13.04 works perfectly on my Satellite L855, but no other distro seems compatible with my 8188ce WiFi drivers, which is frustrating.

As an example, I have the latest LMDE installed on my HP G60 230US, and it works fine, but the distro won't pick up WiFi on the Toshiba.

I've read a bunch of forum threads, regarding the 8188ce drivers, and apparently, they suck... Can anyone recommend some drivers that are compatible with the) Satellite series, or am I just going to be stuck running Ubuntu?
Device: Toshiba Satellite L855-S5372 / Processor: Quad Core Intel i7 3630QM Ivybridge 3.4GHz / RAM: 16GB
Linux Mint Debian/64 bit/Cinnamon - kernel version: 3.11.8-1

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