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mobodick
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no wirI eless connection

Post by mobodick » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:33 pm

I just installed Mint 17.3 on Lenovo Think pad from a bootable USB disk that I created. I'm able to access internet with wired connection but doesn't recognize wireless network. I've installed same distro or 2 or 3 desktops and it connects right away to available wireless networks. On the ThinkPad it doesn't happen. I thought it was a driver problem but driver manager did not solve my problem. I was thinking of upgrading to most current Mint version but I just wondered if anyone had any better advice. Thanks.

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dave8671
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Re: no wireless connection

Post by dave8671 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:55 pm

Hi there need much more information to help.

Thinkpad model and type on the bottom of the laptop. Check the wifi switch if you have one most of the time its not switched off but... I use thinkpads too please post the output of these commands.

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lshw -C network

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rfkill list

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