Wifi driver Linux Mint

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pat howard
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Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by pat howard » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:19 pm

I've got a HP laptop. I put on Linux mint on it. I've got no driver for it.

HP Notebook - 15-bw066sa
Wireless connectivity

802.11b/g/n (1x1) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.0 combo.
Can some one help me plz

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by Mattyboy » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:25 pm

Open the Linux terminal and run

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inxi -Fxz

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iwconfig
Copy/paste back the results.

Did you check the WiFi before you installed? Did it work?

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by pat howard » Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:39 pm

it was working on window. It working when i plug it in but no wifi

pat@pat-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

enp2s0 no wireless extensions.

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by Mattyboy » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:11 pm

pat howard wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:39 pm
it was working on window. It working when i plug it in but no wifi

pat@pat-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

enp2s0 no wireless extensions.
We need the results of inxi -Fxz to be able to help you.

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by pat howard » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:26 pm

System: Host: pat-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.7 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine: Device: laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 15-bw0xx v: Type1ProductConfigId serial: N/A
Mobo: HP model: 8330 v: 27.32 serial: N/A
UEFI: Insyde v: F.23 date: 04/03/2018
Battery BAT1: charge: 34.2 Wh 84.6% condition: 40.5/41.6 Wh (97%)
model: Hewlett-Packard PABAS0241231 status: Discharging
CPU: Dual core AMD A6-9220 RADEON R4 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G (-MCP-)
arch: Excavator rev.0 cache: 2048 KB

flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips: 9981
clock speeds: max: 2500 MHz 1: 2201 MHz 2: 2121 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Device 98e4 bus-ID: 00:01.0
Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
drivers: ati,amdgpu (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa,radeon)
Resolution: 1366x768@60.00hz
OpenGL: renderer: AMD STONEY (DRM 3.23.0 / 4.15.0-20-generic, LLVM 6.0.0)
version: 4.5 Mesa 18.0.0-rc5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio: Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Device 157a
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:09.2
Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Device 15b3
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:01.1
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-20-generic
Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Card-2: Realtek Device d723 port: 2000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: N/A state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives: HDD Total Size: 562.1GB (2.8% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST500LT012 size: 500.1GB
ID-2: USB /dev/sdb model: TransMemory size: 62.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 457G used: 15G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 62.0C mobo: 20.0C gpu: 61.0
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 200 Uptime: 5:22 Memory: 1479.4/3895.5MB
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by Dot_mdb » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:46 pm

I don't know about your specific HP laptop but I have an old HP and I remember installing a Broadcom driver. I just started up the machine with a Mint 19 live disk and I had no WiFi. I went into the menu and started up driver manager and the system knew that I didn't have the driver and what driver it should be. I had to select the button to install the driver and then hooked up a wired connection for the machine and told it to install. About a minute later I had the driver installed and then selected my wireless network and I was on the internet.

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by Anoep » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:52 am

Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Card-2: Realtek Device d723 port: 2000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: N/A state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
These are your network cards. Card-1 is your ethernet card. This card is working.

The other card, Card-2, is your wifi adaptor. As you can see, it looks like your driver is not installed. It is clear it is a Realtek, so the Broadcom driver could be installed. First check the Device manager menu if it shows a driver for your wifi network adaptor. If it shows, install this driver and reboot your system.

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by pat howard » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:51 am

Hey.
I tried pulling the driver's over by USB on install. Didn't work.
I been trying to look for the website site for the code but I can find Linux Mint.
I can find older Linux version
Does any one know when i get the Realtek / Broadcom BCM43142
Thanks

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by I2k4 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:24 am

I had wifi problems with a USB adapter using a Realtek chipset, and found the solution here:

https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... /reserve-7

Note the first step is to identify the specific chipset using

lsusb

And then follow the protocol for it, precisely. The fixes are very different for different chipsets - the one for my adapter has become a routine whenever installing new versions of Mint. Good luck.
TRUST BUT VERIFY any advice from anybody, including me. Ubuntu / Mint user since 10.04 LTS. M17.3 Cinnamon (Dell 1520). Dual booting M17.3 XFCE / W7 (Acer netbook) and M18.3 Cinnamon / W7 (Lenovo desktop). Testing M19.x 64bit on live USB.

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by thx-1138 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:38 am

...your chipset is most likely RTL8723DE. Since support for this one is still kinda messy,
wait for a guru to provide step-by-step instructions & the most up-to-date repo for it.

Maybe the mods want to better move that thread under Networking section?

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by JeremyB » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:36 am

I am on my phone, since it seems Ethernet works, run the commands at https://gist.github.com/jeremyb31/8687e ... 4aab197f0e one line at a time in terminal, then do

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cd /lib/firmware/rtlwifi
sudo wget https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/plain/rtl_bt/rtl8723d_config.bin
sudo wget https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/plain/rtl_bt/rtl8723d_fw.bin
Then reboot

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Re: Wifi driver Linux Mint

Post by tgwilt » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:56 am

Maybe the resident wireless guru JeremyB will add a helpful response.

I had problems with a rtl8112au driver that I never did get working. Instead purchased a https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LY ... UTF8&psc=1 wireless adapter. I contacted Panda support and was told it works out of the box on Mint 18.3, and is expected to work with Mint 19, but hasn't been tested yet. I'm running Mint 19, but can easily use Timeshift to go back to Mint 18.3 or even do a fresh install of 18.3. I didn't really need to upgrade, but I'm one of those strange users who is an "early adopter". Best of luck

Tom

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