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Help with Network Connections

Postby Bosnmark » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:22 pm

Hey guys... I'm new to Linux and am in need of some assistance. Both the Wireless and Wired connections dont work on my pc with mint 14, yet it works fine in windows 8. I've looked through a few sources and ran a few commands.

bismark@bismark-h8-1420t ~ $ inxi -N
Network: Card-1: Ralink Device 3290 driver: rt2860
Card-2: Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet
bismark@bismark-h8-1420t ~ $ sudo /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWifi/
[sudo] password for bismark:
* I. scanning WIFI PCI devices...
-- Ralink corp. Device 3290
==> PCI ID = 1814:3290
* II. querying ndiswrapper...
l1c63x64 : driver installed
device (1969:1091) present (alternate driver: alx)
netr28x : driver installed
device (1814:3290) present (alternate driver: rt3290sta)
* III. querying iwconfig...
easytether0 no wireless extensions.

ra0 Ralink STA ESSID:"" Nickname:"RT3290STA"
Mode:Auto Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:1 Mb/s
RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Link Quality=70/100 Signal level:0 dBm Noise level:0 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

lo no wireless extensions.

* IV. querying ifconfig...
easytether0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 6a:9b:6e:77:87:aa
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::689b:6eff:fe77:87aa/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:6584 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:9304 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:500
RX bytes:5617299 (5.6 MB) TX bytes:945475 (945.4 KB)

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:722 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:722 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:72544 (72.5 KB) TX bytes:72544 (72.5 KB)

ra0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 68:94:23:bd:b9:71
inet6 addr: fe80::6a94:23ff:febd:b971/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:744945 frame:744945
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Help with Network Connections

Postby grimdestripador » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:21 am

From what I see, Both Wired and Wireless hardware are detected.
It also seems you have some sort of wired connection as your IP is

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