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Wifi not working with Linux Mint


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#1 Freekeek

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 11:43 AM

Mod Edit ~Al1000
Split from: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/648096/how-to-enable-wi-fi-in-linux-mint/



hai. i am new person in linux.  i have a same problem. and i can not connect to internet with Wifi. this is my result in terminal
 
code :
System:    Host: HP-Laptop-14-bs0xx Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3  Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Machine:   System: HP (portable) product: HP Laptop 14-bs0xx v: Type1ProductConfigId
           Mobo: HP model: 831F v: 17.36 Bios: Insyde v: F.21 date: 07/24/2017
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-7200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           clock speeds: max: 3100 MHz 1: 699 MHz 2: 700 MHz 3: 685 MHz
           4: 699 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Device 5916
           Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Sun XT [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M / R5 M330]
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 620 (Kabylake GT2)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.0.7
Audio:     Card Intel Device 9d71 driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.8.0-53-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169
           IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek Device d723
           IF: N/A state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (1.1% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_MQ01ABD1 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 33G used: 6.3G (21%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda7
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 4.18GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda8
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 38.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 31.0
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 215 Uptime: 6 min Memory: 1009.6/3836.0MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.2.35
 
somebody can help me to fix my problem?
thanks

Edited by Al1000, 20 November 2017 - 05:13 PM.


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#2 MadmanRB

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 11:54 AM

Seems like that wifi card isnt supported (yet) in linux

 

 

Here is a somewhat cheap replacement:

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EQT0YK2/ref=as_at/?imprToken=TiHz2Etjzf89MVpQGak6Vg&slotNum=2&ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00EQT0YK2&linkCode=w61&tag=wireless2016-20&linkId=c8598a4619fd2144bed2463f850e8b54

Reasonably priced and linux friendly


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#3 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 07:07 PM

TP-Link wifi USB adapters seem to be willing to work straight out of the box with Mint, certainly the TL-WN823N does and it is available for between 10 and 15 £UK

 

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