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No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint [SOLVED]

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Hello again! It seems like one solution always leads to another question! :lol:

I recently succeeded in downloading LinuxMint onto my laptop. I should say that before I had Windows on it, then I boot nuked it to try to make more room. Once I got it installed I tried to get online and it said the internet wasn't connected.

I typed in iwconfig and got this

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm
Retry long limited:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off

Does anyone have any idea whaat this means? Also there was an update for the wireless when I first logged in but it wouldn't work. There was some kind of error.

I have a Compaq Presario M2010US. I'm not sure what kind of wireless chip it has, but this is the closest thing I found when I tried to look it up

Network
Card Integrated
10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless
Connectivity 54g 802.11b/g*
WLAN with 125HSM/SpeedBooster support

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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I bet you'll find the solution here: http://www.linlap.com/wiki/hp-compaq+presario+m2000. Yours probably needs the same wireless driver.
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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vindurauga wrote:there was an update for the wireless when I first logged in but it wouldn't work. There was some kind of error.
You need to connect via ethernet cable (or some other non-wireless connection) and then find hardware drivers in the menu. The error would have been that you couldn't download the driver because you weren't connected to the internet.

Alternatively you need the windows drivers for the wireless card and use the windows wireless drivers utility (also in the menu) to install them.

If you need more help you should return the output of the following terminal command:

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inxi -N
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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I tried connecting to the internet via ethernet but it still wouldn't connect to the internet.

What I don't understand is why I can't use wireless now with linuxmint (Isadora) when I could before I erased windows? If it's the same computer shouldn't it work regarless of whether it's Linux or Windows? If the ethernet doesn't work does that mean I have to buy a new driver?

Here is the output of inxi -N

Network: Card-1 Broadcom BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller driver b43-pci-bridge

Card-2 Realtek RTL-8139/8139C+ driver 8139too
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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Hi Vindurauga,
Please before you do anything to the driver check your network manager if wired and wireless connections are enabled, I don't think there is anything wrong with the drivers, if the network manager is OK but you still cannot connect to internet check your modem settings under adsl and wireless settings tabs. just to let you know what has gone wrong is that while you had windows in your computer the modem recognized the computer now without windows it can't, did you run windows alongside with Linux Mint or did you erased windows and then installed Linux Mint? Thats what went wrong when I erased windows and installed Linux and I had to reset the modem and my wireless settings so I could connect.
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Post by 1002richards »

Have you tried this simple Broadcom fix? Works on _buntu base 9.10, 10.04 & 10.10. Don't worry that it talks about Dell too.

http://www.ubuntumini.com/2009/11/broad ... armic.html
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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vin i just googled the realtek nic you have and it looks like that has had real problems with linux and win xp too . I hate to say this but your best option might be to get hold of a usb wireless dongle with good linux support or bite the bullet and get a legal copy of windows to put on there. EDIT aparantly I did not read his output close enough . :oops: I bow to remoulders better reading and knowledge.
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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vindurauga wrote:wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm
All this means is you are not connected to a wireless network, it does signify however that the system has a driver for your wifi card and has initialised it successfully. As mintnewbie suggested, have you checked that the laptop's wifi toggle switch or function key is ON and that networking and wireless are enabled by right mousing the network manager tray icon? If they are, left mousing the NM tray icon should display a list of networks within range, click to connect and enter the key if required.

If NM doesn't show any networks, open a terminal and type iwlist wlan0 scan. This should display a list of wifi networks if any are within range, post the output back here.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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To answer mintnewbie, I boot nuked everything before putting linux mint Isadora on my computer. I'm not running windows side by side or anything.

I pused the wireless button on my laptop to turn on the wireless, but it won't even light up anymore. I left clicked the Network Icon and Wireless is Enabled, Networking is Enabled, and Notifications are Enabled. When I right click it it says No Network Connection.

Here is the output of "iwlist wlan0 scan"

wlan Failed to read scan data: Network is down

All of this worked before I installed Linux. If all of the hardware is ok all I need to figure out is how to make the computer recognize it again, it that right? Also I couldn't try the solution 1002richards suggested because I can't connect to the internet through ethernet either.
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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Post the outputs of lsmod and dmesg.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

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This Is the lsmod command

laptop ~ $ lsmod
Module Size Used by
binfmt_misc 6587 1
ppdev 5259 0
dm_crypt 11331 0
snd_intel8x0 25588 2
snd_ac97_codec 100646 1 snd_intel8x0
ac97_bus 1002 1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm_oss 35308 0
snd_mixer_oss 13746 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 70662 3 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
joydev 8708 0
snd_seq_dummy 1338 0
snd_seq_oss 26726 0
arc4 1153 2
pcmcia 33024 0
snd_seq_midi 4557 0
snd_rawmidi 19056 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 6003 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 47263 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
b43 157218 0
snd_timer 19098 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 5700 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
mac80211 204922 1 b43
yenta_socket 20408 1
rsrc_nonstatic 10015 1 yenta_socket
cfg80211 126485 2 b43,mac80211
snd 54148 14 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
led_class 2864 1 b43
pcmcia_core 32964 3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic
soundcore 6620 1 snd
psmouse 63245 0
serio_raw 3978 0
shpchp 28820 0
snd_page_alloc 7076 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
lp 7028 0
parport 32635 2 ppdev,lp
dm_raid45 81647 0
xor 15028 1 dm_raid45
fbcon 35102 71
tileblit 2031 1 fbcon
font 7557 1 fbcon
bitblit 4707 1 fbcon
softcursor 1189 1 bitblit
vga16fb 11385 0
vgastate 8961 1 vga16fb
i915 282354 3
8139too 18545 0
drm_kms_helper 29297 1 i915
ohci1394 26950 0
intel_agp 24177 2 i915
8139cp 16186 0
drm 162471 4 i915,drm_kms_helper
i2c_algo_bit 5028 1 i915
ieee1394 81181 1 ohci1394
ssb 37336 1 b43
mii 4381 2 8139too,8139cp
agpgart 31724 2 intel_agp,drm
video 17375 1 i915
output 1871 1 video
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Post by vindurauga »

Heres the output of dmesg

[ 0.000000] allocated 2451840 bytes of page_cgroup
[ 0.000000] please try 'cgroup_disable=memory' option if you don't want memory cgroups
[ 0.000000] Initializing HighMem for node 0 (00000000:00000000)
[ 0.000000] Memory: 461268k/490368k available (4673k kernel code, 28184k reserved, 2122k data, 656k init, 0k highmem)
[ 0.000000] virtual kernel memory layout:
[ 0.000000] fixmap : 0xfff1d000 - 0xfffff000 ( 904 kB)
[ 0.000000] pkmap : 0xff800000 - 0xffc00000 (4096 kB)
[ 0.000000] vmalloc : 0xde6e0000 - 0xff7fe000 ( 529 MB)
[ 0.000000] lowmem : 0xc0000000 - 0xddee0000 ( 478 MB)
[ 0.000000] .init : 0xc07a3000 - 0xc0847000 ( 656 kB)
[ 0.000000] .data : 0xc0590613 - 0xc07a2e48 (2122 kB)
[ 0.000000] .text : 0xc0100000 - 0xc0590613 (4673 kB)
[ 0.000000] Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor mode...Ok.
[ 0.000000] SLUB: Genslabs=13, HWalign=64, Order=0-3, MinObjects=0, CPUs=1, Nodes=1
[ 0.000000] Hierarchical RCU implementation.
[ 0.000000] NR_IRQS:2304 nr_irqs:256
[ 0.000000] Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
[ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled
[ 0.000000] Fast TSC calibration using PIT
[ 0.000000] Detected 1296.573 MHz processor.
[ 0.004006] Calibrating delay loop (skipped), value calculated using timer frequency.. 2593.14 BogoMIPS (lpj=5186292)
[ 0.008018] Security Framework initialized
[ 0.008052] AppArmor: AppArmor initialized
[ 0.008064] Mount-cache hash table entries: 512
[ 0.008235] Initializing cgroup subsys ns
[ 0.008241] Initializing cgroup subsys cpuacct
[ 0.008247] Initializing cgroup subsys memory
[ 0.008260] Initializing cgroup subsys devices
[ 0.008264] Initializing cgroup subsys freezer
[ 0.008268] Initializing cgroup subsys net_cls
[ 0.008299] CPU: L1 I cache: 32K, L1 D cache: 32K
[ 0.008304] CPU: L2 cache: 1024K
[ 0.008310] mce: CPU supports 5 MCE banks
[ 0.008322] CPU0: Thermal monitoring enabled (TM1)
[ 0.008334] Performance Events: p6 PMU driver.
[ 0.008359] ... version: 0
[ 0.008362] ... bit width: 32
[ 0.008365] ... generic registers: 2
[ 0.008368] ... value mask: 00000000ffffffff
[ 0.008372] ... max period: 000000007fffffff
[ 0.008375] ... fixed-purpose events: 0
[ 0.008378] ... event mask: 0000000000000003
[ 0.008384] Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
[ 0.025142] SMP alternatives: switching to UP code
[ 0.035306] Freeing SMP alternatives: 19k freed
[ 0.035322] ACPI: Core revision 20090903
[ 0.048012] ftrace: converting mcount calls to 0f 1f 44 00 00
[ 0.048021] ftrace: allocating 21771 entries in 43 pages
[ 0.052114] Enabling APIC mode: Flat. Using 1 I/O APICs
[ 0.052421] ..TIMER: vector=0x30 apic1=0 pin1=2 apic2=-1 pin2=-1
[ 0.093902] CPU0: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.30GHz stepping 06
[ 0.096001] Brought up 1 CPUs
[ 0.096001] Total of 1 processors activated (2593.14 BogoMIPS).
[ 0.096001] CPU0 attaching NULL sched-domain.
[ 0.096001] devtmpfs: initialized
[ 0.096001] regulator: core version 0.5
[ 0.096001] Time: 2:01:39 Date: 10/22/10
[ 0.096001] NET: Registered protocol family 16
[ 0.096001] EISA bus registered
[ 0.096001] ACPI: bus type pci registered
[ 0.096001] PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfd9c2, last bus=2
[ 0.096001] PCI: Using configuration type 1 for base access
[ 0.096058] bio: create slab <bio-0> at 0
[ 0.096966] ACPI: EC: Look up EC in DSDT
[ 0.100358] ACPI: Interpreter enabled
[ 0.100358] ACPI: (supports S0 S3 S4 S5)
[ 0.100358] ACPI: Using IOAPIC for interrupt routing
[ 0.104049] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: ACPI brightness control misses _BQC function
[ 0.106326] ACPI: EC: GPE storm detected, transactions will use polling mode
[ 0.141409] ACPI: EC: GPE = 0x1d, I/O: command/status = 0x66, data = 0x62
[ 0.141646] ACPI: No dock devices found.
[ 0.142478] ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI0] (0000:00)
[ 0.142648] pci 0000:00:02.0: reg 10 32bit mmio pref: [0xe8000000-0xefffffff]
[ 0.142656] pci 0000:00:02.0: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0xe0000000-0xe007ffff]
[ 0.142663] pci 0000:00:02.0: reg 18 io port: [0x1800-0x1807]
[ 0.142686] pci 0000:00:02.0: supports D1
[ 0.142708] pci 0000:00:02.1: reg 10 32bit mmio pref: [0xf0000000-0xf7ffffff]
[ 0.142715] pci 0000:00:02.1: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0xe0080000-0xe00fffff]
[ 0.142740] pci 0000:00:02.1: supports D1
[ 0.142814] pci 0000:00:1d.0: reg 20 io port: [0x1820-0x183f]
[ 0.142870] pci 0000:00:1d.1: reg 20 io port: [0x1840-0x185f]
[ 0.142923] pci 0000:00:1d.2: reg 20 io port: [0x1860-0x187f]
[ 0.142984] pci 0000:00:1d.7: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xe0100000-0xe01003ff]
[ 0.143041] pci 0000:00:1d.7: PME# supported from D0 D3hot D3cold
[ 0.143047] pci 0000:00:1d.7: PME# disabled
[ 0.143136] pci 0000:00:1f.0: quirk: region 1000-107f claimed by ICH4 ACPI/GPIO/TCO
[ 0.143142] pci 0000:00:1f.0: quirk: region 1180-11bf claimed by ICH4 GPIO
[ 0.143167] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 10 io port: [0x00-0x07]
[ 0.143176] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 14 io port: [0x00-0x03]
[ 0.143184] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 18 io port: [0x00-0x07]
[ 0.143192] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 1c io port: [0x00-0x03]
[ 0.143201] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 20 io port: [0x1810-0x181f]
[ 0.143209] pci 0000:00:1f.1: reg 24 32bit mmio: [0x000000-0x0003ff]
[ 0.143261] pci 0000:00:1f.3: reg 20 io port: [0x1880-0x189f]
[ 0.143306] pci 0000:00:1f.5: reg 10 io port: [0x1c00-0x1cff]
[ 0.143314] pci 0000:00:1f.5: reg 14 io port: [0x18c0-0x18ff]
[ 0.143322] pci 0000:00:1f.5: reg 18 32bit mmio: [0xe0100c00-0xe0100dff]
[ 0.143330] pci 0000:00:1f.5: reg 1c 32bit mmio: [0xe0100800-0xe01008ff]
[ 0.143360] pci 0000:00:1f.5: PME# supported from D0 D3hot D3cold
[ 0.143365] pci 0000:00:1f.5: PME# disabled
[ 0.143397] pci 0000:00:1f.6: reg 10 io port: [0x2400-0x24ff]
[ 0.143405] pci 0000:00:1f.6: reg 14 io port: [0x2000-0x207f]
[ 0.143443] pci 0000:00:1f.6: PME# supported from D0 D3hot D3cold
[ 0.143448] pci 0000:00:1f.6: PME# disabled
[ 0.143489] pci 0000:02:00.0: reg 10 io port: [0x3000-0x30ff]
[ 0.143497] pci 0000:02:00.0: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0xe0208800-0xe02088ff]
[ 0.143536] pci 0000:02:00.0: supports D1 D2
[ 0.143540] pci 0000:02:00.0: PME# supported from D1 D2 D3hot D3cold
[ 0.143545] pci 0000:02:00.0: PME# disabled
[ 0.143573] pci 0000:02:06.0: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xe0204000-0xe0205fff]
[ 0.143635] pci 0000:02:09.0: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0x000000-0x000fff]
[ 0.143654] pci 0000:02:09.0: supports D1 D2
[ 0.143657] pci 0000:02:09.0: PME# supported from D0 D1 D2 D3hot D3cold
[ 0.143663] pci 0000:02:09.0: PME# disabled
[ 0.143697] pci 0000:02:09.2: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xe0208000-0xe02087ff]
[ 0.143706] pci 0000:02:09.2: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0xe0200000-0xe0203fff]
[ 0.143749] pci 0000:02:09.2: supports D1 D2
[ 0.143752] pci 0000:02:09.2: PME# supported from D0 D1 D2 D3hot
[ 0.143758] pci 0000:02:09.2: PME# disabled
[ 0.143794] pci 0000:00:1e.0: transparent bridge
[ 0.143800] pci 0000:00:1e.0: bridge io port: [0x3000-0x3fff]
[ 0.143807] pci 0000:00:1e.0: bridge 32bit mmio: [0xe0200000-0xe02fffff]
[ 0.143835] pci_bus 0000:00: on NUMA node 0
[ 0.143842] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Routing Table [\_SB_.PCI0._PRT]
[ 0.144034] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Routing Table [\_SB_.PCI0.PCIB._PRT]
[ 0.149988] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKA] (IRQs *10)
[ 0.150144] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKB] (IRQs *5)
[ 0.150297] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKC] (IRQs *4)
[ 0.150451] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKD] (IRQs *3)
[ 0.150604] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKE] (IRQs *11)
[ 0.150758] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKF] (IRQs 3) *0, disabled.
[ 0.150912] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKG] (IRQs *4)
[ 0.151064] ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKH] (IRQs *3)
[ 0.151211] vgaarb: device added: PCI:0000:00:02.0,decodes=io+mem,owns=io+mem,locks=none
[ 0.151224] vgaarb: loaded
[ 0.151411] SCSI subsystem initialized
[ 0.151500] libata version 3.00 loaded.
[ 0.151612] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
[ 0.151630] usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
[ 0.151667] usbcore: registered new device driver usb
[ 0.151885] ACPI: WMI: Mapper loaded
[ 0.151890] PCI: Using ACPI for IRQ routing
[ 0.152144] NetLabel: Initializing
[ 0.152147] NetLabel: domain hash size = 128
[ 0.152150] NetLabel: protocols = UNLABELED CIPSOv4
[ 0.152171] NetLabel: unlabeled traffic allowed by default
[ 0.152218] Switching to clocksource tsc
[ 0.155225] AppArmor: AppArmor Filesystem Enabled
[ 0.155256] pnp: PnP ACPI init
[ 0.155285] ACPI: bus type pnp registered
[ 0.189680] pnp: PnP ACPI: found 7 devices
[ 0.189683] ACPI: ACPI bus type pnp unregistered
[ 0.189690] PnPBIOS: Disabled by ACPI PNP
[ 0.189711] system 00:04: ioport range 0x600-0x60f has been reserved
[ 0.189716] system 00:04: ioport range 0x800-0x80f has been reserved
[ 0.189721] system 00:04: ioport range 0x1000-0x107f has been reserved
[ 0.189726] system 00:04: ioport range 0x1180-0x11bf has been reserved
[ 0.189732] system 00:04: iomem range 0xfec10000-0xfec1ffff has been reserved
[ 0.224527] pci 0000:02:09.0: CardBus bridge, secondary bus 0000:03
[ 0.224531] pci 0000:02:09.0: IO window: 0x003400-0x0034ff
[ 0.224538] pci 0000:02:09.0: IO window: 0x003800-0x0038ff
[ 0.224544] pci 0000:02:09.0: PREFETCH window: 0x20000000-0x23ffffff
[ 0.224550] pci 0000:02:09.0: MEM window: 0x28000000-0x2bffffff
[ 0.224556] pci 0000:00:1e.0: PCI bridge, secondary bus 0000:02
[ 0.224561] pci 0000:00:1e.0: IO window: 0x3000-0x3fff
[ 0.224568] pci 0000:00:1e.0: MEM window: 0xe0200000-0xe02fffff
[ 0.224574] pci 0000:00:1e.0: PREFETCH window: 0x20000000-0x23ffffff
[ 0.224592] pci 0000:00:1e.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.224606] alloc irq_desc for 20 on node -1
[ 0.224610] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.224618] pci 0000:02:09.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 20 (level, low) -> IRQ 20
[ 0.224627] pci_bus 0000:00: resource 0 io: [0x00-0xffff]
[ 0.224632] pci_bus 0000:00: resource 1 mem: [0x000000-0xffffffff]
[ 0.224636] pci_bus 0000:02: resource 0 io: [0x3000-0x3fff]
[ 0.224641] pci_bus 0000:02: resource 1 mem: [0xe0200000-0xe02fffff]
[ 0.224645] pci_bus 0000:02: resource 2 pref mem [0x20000000-0x23ffffff]
[ 0.224649] pci_bus 0000:02: resource 3 io: [0x00-0xffff]
[ 0.224653] pci_bus 0000:02: resource 4 mem: [0x000000-0xffffffff]
[ 0.224658] pci_bus 0000:03: resource 0 io: [0x3400-0x34ff]
[ 0.224662] pci_bus 0000:03: resource 1 io: [0x3800-0x38ff]
[ 0.224666] pci_bus 0000:03: resource 2 pref mem [0x20000000-0x23ffffff]
[ 0.224671] pci_bus 0000:03: resource 3 mem: [0x28000000-0x2bffffff]
[ 0.224724] NET: Registered protocol family 2
[ 0.224856] IP route cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
[ 0.225255] TCP established hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
[ 0.225404] TCP bind hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
[ 0.225552] TCP: Hash tables configured (established 16384 bind 16384)
[ 0.225556] TCP reno registered
[ 0.225653] NET: Registered protocol family 1
[ 0.225690] pci 0000:00:02.0: Boot video device
[ 0.225886] Simple Boot Flag at 0x36 set to 0x1
[ 0.225999] cpufreq-nforce2: No nForce2 chipset.
[ 0.226041] Scanning for low memory corruption every 60 seconds
[ 0.226225] audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)
[ 0.226248] type=2000 audit(1287712899.223:1): initialized
[ 0.242526] Trying to unpack rootfs image as initramfs...
[ 0.260105] HugeTLB registered 4 MB page size, pre-allocated 0 pages
[ 0.268305] VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.2
[ 0.268448] Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
[ 0.269459] fuse init (API version 7.13)
[ 0.269603] msgmni has been set to 901
[ 0.269943] alg: No test for stdrng (krng)
[ 0.270044] Block layer SCSI generic (bsg) driver version 0.4 loaded (major 253)
[ 0.270049] io scheduler noop registered
[ 0.270052] io scheduler anticipatory registered
[ 0.270055] io scheduler deadline registered
[ 0.270119] io scheduler cfq registered (default)
[ 0.270308] pci_hotplug: PCI Hot Plug PCI Core version: 0.5
[ 0.270343] pciehp: PCI Express Hot Plug Controller Driver version: 0.4
[ 0.284241] ACPI: AC Adapter [ACAD] (on-line)
[ 0.284374] input: Lid Switch as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0D:00/input/input0
[ 0.284431] ACPI: Lid Switch [LID0]
[ 0.284498] input: Sleep Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0E:00/input/input1
[ 0.284502] ACPI: Sleep Button [SLPB]
[ 0.284589] input: Power Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXPWRBN:00/input/input2
[ 0.284593] ACPI: Power Button [PWRF]
[ 0.284933] Marking TSC unstable due to TSC halts in idle
[ 0.285031] processor LNXCPU:00: registered as cooling_device0
[ 0.289339] Switching to clocksource acpi_pm
[ 0.352297] thermal LNXTHERM:01: registered as thermal_zone0
[ 0.352327] ACPI: Thermal Zone [THRM] (46 C)
[ 0.354670] Serial: 8250/16550 driver, 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled
[ 0.355133] alloc irq_desc for 17 on node -1
[ 0.355137] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.355149] serial 0000:00:1f.6: PCI INT B -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
[ 0.355158] serial 0000:00:1f.6: PCI INT B disabled
[ 0.356674] brd: module loaded
[ 0.357398] loop: module loaded
[ 0.357533] input: Macintosh mouse button emulation as /devices/virtual/input/input3
[ 0.357695] ata_piix 0000:00:1f.1: version 2.13
[ 0.357711] ata_piix 0000:00:1f.1: enabling device (0005 -> 0007)
[ 0.357720] alloc irq_desc for 18 on node -1
[ 0.357723] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.357731] ata_piix 0000:00:1f.1: PCI INT A -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[ 0.357786] ata_piix 0000:00:1f.1: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.360326] isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
[ 0.368283] scsi0 : ata_piix
[ 0.368471] scsi1 : ata_piix
[ 0.369890] ata1: PATA max UDMA/100 cmd 0x1f0 ctl 0x3f6 bmdma 0x1810 irq 14
[ 0.369895] ata2: PATA max UDMA/100 cmd 0x170 ctl 0x376 bmdma 0x1818 irq 15
[ 0.370463] Fixed MDIO Bus: probed
[ 0.370530] PPP generic driver version 2.4.2
[ 0.370636] tun: Universal TUN/TAP device driver, 1.6
[ 0.370639] tun: (C) 1999-2004 Max Krasnyansky <maxk@qualcomm.com>
[ 0.370780] ehci_hcd: USB 2.0 'Enhanced' Host Controller (EHCI) Driver
[ 0.370813] alloc irq_desc for 23 on node -1
[ 0.370816] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.370828] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: PCI INT D -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ 23
[ 0.370851] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.370856] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: EHCI Host Controller
[ 0.370902] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
[ 0.370940] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: debug port 1
[ 0.374841] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: cache line size of 32 is not supported
[ 0.428479] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: irq 23, io mem 0xe0100000
[ 0.444162] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: USB 2.0 started, EHCI 1.00
[ 0.444410] usb usb1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 0.444459] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.444476] hub 1-0:1.0: 6 ports detected
[ 0.444579] ohci_hcd: USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver
[ 0.444608] uhci_hcd: USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
[ 0.444701] alloc irq_desc for 16 on node -1
[ 0.444704] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.444716] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
[ 0.444730] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.444736] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.0: UHCI Host Controller
[ 0.444804] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
[ 0.444846] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.0: irq 16, io base 0x00001820
[ 0.444989] usb usb2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 0.445028] hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.445039] hub 2-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
[ 0.445096] alloc irq_desc for 19 on node -1
[ 0.445099] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 0.445106] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: PCI INT B -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[ 0.445117] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.445122] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: UHCI Host Controller
[ 0.445180] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 3
[ 0.445212] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: irq 19, io base 0x00001840
[ 0.445341] usb usb3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 0.445379] hub 3-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.445389] hub 3-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
[ 0.445445] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: PCI INT C -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[ 0.445452] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: setting latency timer to 64
[ 0.445457] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: UHCI Host Controller
[ 0.445507] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 4
[ 0.445538] uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: irq 18, io base 0x00001860
[ 0.445671] usb usb4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 0.445710] hub 4-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.445720] hub 4-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
[ 0.445854] PNP: PS/2 Controller [PNP0303:PS2K,PNP0f13:PSM2] at 0x60,0x64 irq 1,12
[ 0.452909] serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
[ 0.452923] serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
[ 0.453157] mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
[ 0.453364] rtc_cmos 00:01: RTC can wake from S4
[ 0.453438] rtc_cmos 00:01: rtc core: registered rtc_cmos as rtc0
[ 0.453463] rtc0: alarms up to one month, y3k, 242 bytes nvram
[ 0.453662] device-mapper: uevent: version 1.0.3
[ 0.453856] device-mapper: ioctl: 4.15.0-ioctl (2009-04-01) initialised: dm-devel@redhat.com
[ 0.456091] device-mapper: multipath: version 1.1.0 loaded
[ 0.456096] device-mapper: multipath round-robin: version 1.0.0 loaded
[ 0.460337] EISA: Probing bus 0 at eisa.0
[ 0.460348] Cannot allocate resource for EISA slot 1
[ 0.460353] Cannot allocate resource for EISA slot 2
[ 0.460357] Cannot allocate resource for EISA slot 3
[ 0.460379] EISA: Detected 0 cards.
[ 0.460525] cpuidle: using governor ladder
[ 0.460596] cpuidle: using governor menu
[ 0.461259] TCP cubic registered
[ 0.461497] NET: Registered protocol family 10
[ 0.462154] lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
[ 0.462614] NET: Registered protocol family 17
[ 0.462722] Using IPI No-Shortcut mode
[ 0.462871] PM: Resume from disk failed.
[ 0.462889] registered taskstats version 1
[ 0.463163] Magic number: 14:846:5
[ 0.463292] rtc_cmos 00:01: setting system clock to 2010-10-22 02:01:40 UTC (1287712900)
[ 0.463297] BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 0 devices found
[ 0.463300] EDD information not available.
[ 0.525628] input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input4
[ 0.540592] ata1.00: ATA-6: ST94019A, 5.11, max UDMA/100
[ 0.540599] ata1.00: 78140160 sectors, multi 16: LBA48
[ 0.540755] ata2.00: ATAPI: HL-DT-STCD-RW/DVD DRIVE GCC-4243N, 1.07, max MWDMA2
[ 0.548812] ata1.00: configured for UDMA/100
[ 0.556536] ata2.00: configured for MWDMA2
[ 1.055864] isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
[ 1.056118] scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access ATA ST94019A 5.11 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 1.056387] sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg0 type 0
[ 1.056655] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 78140160 512-byte logical blocks: (40.0 GB/37.2 GiB)
[ 1.056727] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
[ 1.056731] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
[ 1.056767] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
[ 1.056982] sda:
[ 1.061106] scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4243N 1.07 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 1.064409] sda1 sda2 <sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
[ 1.072416] Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
[ 1.072624] sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
[ 1.072743] sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 5
[ 1.095355] sda5 >
[ 1.095922] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
[ 1.209178] Freeing initrd memory: 13391k freed
[ 1.223097] Freeing unused kernel memory: 656k freed
[ 1.223921] Write protecting the kernel text: 4676k
[ 1.223976] Write protecting the kernel read-only data: 1840k
[ 1.252513] udev: starting version 151
[ 1.411126] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: ACPI brightness control misses _BQC function
[ 1.411621] acpi device:03: registered as cooling_device1
[ 1.411954] input: Video Bus as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0A03:00/LNXVIDEO:00/input/input5
[ 1.412576] ACPI: Video Device [GFX0] (multi-head: yes rom: yes post: no)
[ 1.556128] ACPI: Battery Slot [BAT0] (battery present)
[ 1.817703] Linux agpgart interface v0.103
[ 1.838430] b43-pci-bridge 0000:02:06.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[ 1.841882] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:02:06.0
[ 1.890007] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810
[ 1.896106] 8139cp: 10/100 PCI Ethernet driver v1.3 (Mar 22, 2004)
[ 1.896141] 8139cp 0000:02:00.0: This (id 10ec:8139 rev 10) is not an 8139C+ compatible chip, use 8139too
[ 1.902688] agpgart-intel 0000:00:00.0: Intel 855GM Chipset
[ 1.903100] agpgart-intel 0000:00:00.0: detected 32636K stolen memory
[ 1.917199] alloc irq_desc for 22 on node -1
[ 1.917204] alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
[ 1.917215] ohci1394 0000:02:09.2: PCI INT C -> GSI 22 (level, low) -> IRQ 22
[ 1.917870] agpgart-intel 0000:00:00.0: AGP aperture is 128M @ 0xe8000000
[ 1.929537] 8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.28
[ 1.959581] i915 0000:00:02.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
[ 1.959590] i915 0000:00:02.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 1.964921] [drm] set up 31M of stolen space
[ 2.067104] ohci1394: fw-host0: OHCI-1394 1.1 (PCI): IRQ=[22] MMIO=[e0208000-e02087ff] Max Packet=[2048] IR/IT contexts=[4/8]
[ 2.067648] 8139too 0000:02:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
[ 2.068844] eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0x3000, 00:c0:9f:52:1f:35, IRQ 16
[ 2.093218] [drm] initialized overlay support
[ 3.061695] fb0: inteldrmfb frame buffer device
[ 3.061700] registered panic notifier
[ 3.061713] [drm] Initialized i915 1.6.0 20080730 for 0000:00:02.0 on minor 0
[ 3.065752] vga16fb: initializing
[ 3.065758] vga16fb: mapped to 0xc00a0000
[ 3.065764] vga16fb: not registering due to another framebuffer present
[ 3.229558] Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 128x48
[ 3.336338] ieee1394: Host added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023] GUID[00c09f00004d556b]
[ 4.711689] xor: automatically using best checksumming function: pIII_sse
[ 4.728010] pIII_sse : 3365.000 MB/sec
[ 4.728013] xor: using function: pIII_sse (3365.000 MB/sec)
[ 4.739151] device-mapper: dm-raid45: initialized v0.2594b
[ 5.152873] EXT4-fs (sda1): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode
[ 19.609817] udev: starting version 151
[ 19.689876] Adding 1390584k swap on /dev/sda5. Priority:-1 extents:1 across:1390584k
[ 19.839565] lp: driver loaded but no devices found
[ 19.998331] intel_rng: FWH not detected
[ 20.068723] shpchp: Standard Hot Plug PCI Controller Driver version: 0.4
[ 20.374521] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
[ 20.418530] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: CardBus bridge found [103c:3080]
[ 20.418552] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: Enabling burst memory read transactions
[ 20.418558] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: Using CSCINT to route CSC interrupts to PCI
[ 20.418562] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: Routing CardBus interrupts to PCI
[ 20.418569] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: TI: mfunc 0x01a01b22, devctl 0x64
[ 20.447181] cfg80211: World regulatory domain updated:
[ 20.447188] (start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp)
[ 20.447193] (2402000 KHz - 2472000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
[ 20.447198] (2457000 KHz - 2482000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
[ 20.447202] (2474000 KHz - 2494000 KHz @ 20000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
[ 20.447206] (5170000 KHz - 5250000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
[ 20.447210] (5735000 KHz - 5835000 KHz @ 40000 KHz), (300 mBi, 2000 mBm)
[ 20.558874] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 5)
[ 20.648977] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: ISA IRQ mask 0x0cf8, PCI irq 20
[ 20.648984] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: Socket status: 30000006
[ 20.648990] pci_bus 0000:02: Raising subordinate bus# of parent bus (#02) from #02 to #06
[ 20.649008] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: pcmcia: parent PCI bridge I/O window: 0x3000 - 0x3fff
[ 20.649014] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0x3000-0x3fff: clean.
[ 20.649329] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: pcmcia: parent PCI bridge Memory window: 0xe0200000 - 0xe02fffff
[ 20.649335] yenta_cardbus 0000:02:09.0: pcmcia: parent PCI bridge Memory window: 0x20000000 - 0x23ffffff
[ 20.754371] phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel'
[ 20.755435] Registered led device: b43-phy0::tx
[ 20.755461] Registered led device: b43-phy0::rx
[ 20.755487] Registered led device: b43-phy0::radio
[ 20.755601] Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PL, Firmware-ID: FW13 ]
[ 20.794064] Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 5.10, id: 0x258eb1, caps: 0xa04713/0x0
[ 20.826123] input: SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad as /devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input6
[ 21.048205] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0x100-0x3af: clean.
[ 21.049874] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0x3e0-0x4ff: excluding 0x4d0-0x4d7
[ 21.050593] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0x820-0x8ff: clean.
[ 21.051192] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0xc00-0xcf7: clean.
[ 21.051998] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: cs: IO port probe 0xa00-0xaff: clean.
[ 21.081313] eth0: link down
[ 21.081432] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
[ 21.101887] Intel ICH 0000:00:1f.5: PCI INT B -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
[ 21.101946] Intel ICH 0000:00:1f.5: setting latency timer to 64
[ 21.128303] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 21.183807] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 21.189271] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.189279] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.189283] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Dri ... cefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 21.224669] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw
[ 21.229685] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43-open/ucode5.fw
[ 21.236615] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.236624] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.236629] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Dri ... cefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
[ 21.424031] intel8x0_measure_ac97_clock: measured 54145 usecs (2609 samples)
[ 21.424037] intel8x0: clocking to 48000
[ 24.283221] ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
[ 251.876037] usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
[ 252.022333] usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 252.122558] Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
[ 252.122737] scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
[ 252.122973] usbcore: registered new interface driver usb-storage
[ 252.122977] USB Mass Storage support registered.
[ 252.127727] usb-storage: device found at 2
[ 252.127732] usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning
[ 257.124255] usb-storage: device scan complete
[ 257.124734] scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 1.04 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
[ 257.127730] sd 2:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
[ 258.366876] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] 501760 512-byte logical blocks: (256 MB/245 MiB)
[ 258.367359] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
[ 258.367364] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
[ 258.367368] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
[ 258.370860] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
[ 258.370869] sdb: sdb1
[ 258.375365] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
[ 258.375374] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Post by LarryP »

If I read that right it looks like you picked the wrong firmware for your wireless seems like you may have picked b43 legacy instead of the other one since yours is b/g capable. I'm not sure if you have to modify anything or just reload the correct driver. Perhaps someone with more knowledge than me could answer that .
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Post by remoulder »

vindurauga wrote:[ 21.189271] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.189279] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43-open/ucode5.fw" not found
[ 21.189283] b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Dri ... cefirmware and download the correct firmware for this driver version. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
You do not appear to have the broadcom firmware installed, have you run Hardware Drivers in the Administration menu and installed all the drivers from there? If there are none listed or all are already active, check in synaptic package manager if b43-fwcutter is installed. If not install it, you will need a cabled internet connection in order for it to download the firmware.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Post by vindurauga »

Hey!
That worked! I'm proud to say that this is my first post in the LinuxMint form from my new Linux computer!

I don't know if it was just my faulty old Ethernet cable or what, but after a few tries I was finally able to connect to the Internet through the wired connection. From there it was easy to just activate the wireless driver. Now that I have wireless, the possibilities are endless! I know this was a pretty easy fix in the end but (especially as a Newbie) i really appreciate your help!

any suggestions on where to go next? :D
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Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint [SOLVED]

Post by remoulder »

vindurauga wrote:any suggestions on where to go next?
Glad you're up and running. If you want to learn more about linux, here are a few starters: http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/, http://linux.about.com/c/ec/1.htm, http://www.linuxnewbieguide.org/, http://tille.garrels.be/training/tldp/, http://fullcirclemagazine.org/
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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