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Old 10-19-2009, 09:48 AM   #1
TuezdaeButterfly
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Question Can't figure out how to get my wireless working on linux mint 7 - Gloria


Hi guys,

I'm super new to everything linux, I've installed "Gloria" but I can't figure out how to get my internet working. I'm on a wireless connection but for some reason I can't pick it up from linux. Please help.

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Old 10-19-2009, 10:44 AM   #2
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Linux Mint w/less connection

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Originally Posted by TuezdaeButterfly View Post
Hi guys,

I'm super new to everything linux, I've installed "Gloria" but I can't figure out how to get my internet working. I'm on a wireless connection but for some reason I can't pick it up from linux. Please help.
Before you can setup wireless you must setup your system with an ethernet
cable in order for the system to "see" your hardware.
Afterwards it will be easy to setup wireless.
 
Old 10-19-2009, 11:12 AM   #3
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Before you can setup wireless you must setup your system with an ethernet
cable in order for the system to "see" your hardware.
Uh, no, a wired connection is NOT a prerequisite to getting wireless working.


In order to help the OP, what we need is a description of the wireless card, in particular the chipset. So if you could post the output of lspci, we can point you in the right direction.
 
  


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