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can't go online using live cd on Mac


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#1 pedrwilliams

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 09:10 AM

I have an old mac

iMac 7.1  with OSX10.4.11 .   One GB memory. I can get Ubuntu 16.04 to load from live CD  (desktop looks OK) but it won't go online. I can also load puppy linux (tahr pup) but it won't go online . Any advice gratefully received!



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Posted 30 December 2017 - 03:59 PM

Probably a wifi card inside that hates linux, typical Apple malarkey.

 

You could always get a external wifi dongle of some kind like this one:

 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EQT0YK2/ref=psdc_13983791_t3_B002SZEOLG


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Posted 30 December 2017 - 11:45 PM

Have you tried WiFi on puppy?

 

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 04:07 AM

Thanks for replies . I am trying to go on;ine using a wired connection . I do not want to use wireless.






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