Drivers Problems

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20HJIGSAW
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Drivers Problems

Post by 20HJIGSAW »

Just installed linux mint and I can't get on my wireless network. Also the driver are not in use when you go to device manager. I have an intel processor: HOckey20
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Re: Drivers Problems

Post by frosh »

As far as I can tell, the graphics driver you're using (i915) should be okay. I don't know why you're getting two outputs for drivers here though.

To help with your wifi, it would be useful if you posted the output of inxi -N.
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Re: Drivers Problems

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I found this forum here to do a command that might fix my wifi issue. I'm going to attach it. I did the first command, but it shows that I need to go to a website I think git clone. Please bear with I'm new but extremely fascinated on linux and really eager to learn as much as I can. Beside the little set back. I do notice how faster it is compared to windows 10.
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Re: Drivers Problems

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Open the driver manager and tell it to install the graphics driver it listes.
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Re: Drivers Problems

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First make sure your secure boot is turned off in Bios. Secure boot conflicts with Realtek drivers.
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Re: Drivers Problems

Post by Lord Boltar »

The reason your Driver manager does not list drivers is due to the Kernel already has your driver - Device drivers only show if the kernel has no usable drivers like with NVIDIA cards - bottom left screen says "No Proprietary Drivers are In Use"

please run inxi -Fx or inxi -n as "frosh" had suggested in your terminal so we can see your specs to better help you.
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