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Old 02-13-2014, 05:48 PM   #16
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idProduct 0x7811 EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8188CUS]
That is a realtek chip.

https://wiki.debian.org/rtl819x

Tells you what is going on. Zorin/Ubuntu/Mint are all based on Debian.

Quote:
Non-free firmware is required for all drivers, which can be provided by installing the firmware-realtek package. RTL8192U firmware is currently not packaged (588142).
Pretty much explains it. You probably have the driver but not the firmware installed (maybe, just a guess on my part).

Ask Ubuntu pretty much has Zorin covered for troubleshooting this.

http://askubuntu.com/questions/23527...o-troubleshoot

errrr

Quote:
Broadcom corp BCM4318 802.11g adapter
Is that a internal wireless card? If so. You need to turn it off in bios. I had to disable internal wireless card on my Acer Aspire One ZG5 once while troubleshooting it and using a wireless usb pendrive in place of it. Disabling wireless in bios cleared up
that conflict problem for me. This can be verified with a

Code:
lspci -knn
command that will show if that broadcom card is a internal pci card. To avoid confusion in this thread.

Anytime I sub a wireless usb for internal pci wireless card. I turn off the internal wireless card off in bios first.

Edit: @Ztcoracat This might help also (Maybe)

Last edited by rokytnji; 02-13-2014 at 05:56 PM.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 06:45 PM   #17
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Here is the firmware:

https://packages.debian.org/squeeze/firmware-realtek
 
Old 02-13-2014, 07:24 PM   #18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by parker.hugh View Post
again, thanks for your time in answering my post.

when I open the Ew-7811Un_Linux_1.0.0.3.zip file

I see EW-7811Un_linux_v2.0.939.20100726.tar.gz.zip

when I open this, I get

rtl8192CU_linux_v2.0.939.20100726.tar.gz

when I right click this file I don't get option to "Open in Terminal"

Am I missing something here? maybe I should extract this file?

sorry to keep asking questions.

regards,

Hugh
Your fine asking questions is how you learn. Your very Welcome-
That file gave me trouble to- It's designed that way.

Now that the driver is ready to be install and your only one click away from installing it(by opening the terminal) let's let that driver sit for a minute and foucus on the firmware.

What rokytnji said makes sense.
Quote:
You probably have the driver but not the firmware installed-
Download the firmware from here-
https://packages.debian.org/squeeze/firmware-realtek

Once your on that page scroll to the bottom of the page on the far left you will see 'Architecture'
and under the word Architecture you'll see 'all' Click on all.
Upon doing so you will be directed to a mirror page. I don't know your location so you will have to decide which http to pick.

If it helps any I am in North America and I generally choose the
http.us.debian.org/debian/ link.

Once you you click on the correct mirror for your area a small window should open and show you the firmware that is 131 kB and read something like this-
Code:
firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
Save the file.

I propose that you install the firmware first and restart your computer.
If you still can't get your computer to go online after that; than obviously the driver is not installed.

To install the firmware

-Become root and put in your password.
-Change directory to your Downloads directory $cd Downloads
-At your Downloads # (prompt) run this:
Code:
dpkg --install firmware-realtek (name of your package).deb
Press Enter and dpkg will do it's job to install the firmware.

Restart

Let us know if your online after that.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 07:26 PM   #19
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Hi, thanks again for quick reply.

yes, Broadcom corp BCM4318 802.11g adapter is an internal wireless card.

I had a look at the BIOS and found under "Device Options"
there is an entry called "Embedded WLAN Device Radio" Enabled
is this where I should change to Disable?
do you think is this for the internal wireless card?
 
Old 02-13-2014, 07:38 PM   #20
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do you think is this for the internal wireless card?
To verify that it is post the output in code tags (little pound sign under the smiley 3 over to the right)
Code:
lspci -knn
 
Old 02-13-2014, 07:44 PM   #21
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here is the output for lspci -knn

Code:
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ lspci -knn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS480 Host Bridge [1002:5950] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel modules: ati-agp
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS480 PCI Bridge [1002:5a3f]
	Kernel modules: shpchp
00:04.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS480 PCI Bridge [1002:5a36]
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp
00:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS480 PCI Bridge [1002:5a37]
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp
00:13.0 USB controller [0c03]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 USB Host Controller [1002:4374]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
00:13.1 USB controller [0c03]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 USB Host Controller [1002:4375]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci_hcd
00:13.2 USB controller [0c03]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller [1002:4373]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
00:14.0 SMBus [0c05]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 SMBus Controller [1002:4372] (rev 11)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: piix4_smbus
	Kernel modules: i2c-piix4
00:14.1 IDE interface [0101]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 IDE Controller [1002:4376]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: pata_atiixp
	Kernel modules: pata_atiixp
00:14.3 ISA bridge [0601]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge [1002:4377]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
00:14.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge [1002:4371]
00:14.5 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 AC'97 Audio Controller [1002:4370] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_atiixp
	Kernel modules: snd-atiixp
00:14.6 Modem [0703]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI IXP SB400 AC'97 Modem Controller [1002:4378] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_atiixp_modem
	Kernel modules: snd-atiixp-modem
00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration [1022:1100]
00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map [1022:1101]
00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller [1022:1102]
00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control [1022:1103]
	Kernel driver in use: k8temp
	Kernel modules: k8temp
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955 (PCIE) [1002:5955]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: radeon
	Kernel modules: radeon, radeonfb
02:01.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5788 Gigabit Ethernet [14e4:169c] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: tg3
	Kernel modules: tg3
02:02.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN [103c:1356]
	Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
	Kernel modules: ssb
02:04.0 CardBus bridge [0607]: Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515 Cardbus Controller [104c:8031]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: yenta_cardbus
	Kernel modules: yenta_socket
02:04.2 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller [104c:8032]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: firewire_ohci
	Kernel modules: firewire-ohci
02:04.3 Mass storage controller [0180]: Texas Instruments PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Controller [104c:8033]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: tifm_7xx1
	Kernel modules: tifm_7xx1
02:04.4 SD Host controller [0805]: Texas Instruments PCI6411/6421/6611/6621/7411/7421/7611/7621 Secure Digital Controller [104c:8034]
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company MX6125 [103c:308b]
	Kernel driver in use: sdhci-pci
	Kernel modules: sdhci-pci
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:05 PM   #22
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I downloaded the firmware and ran "dpkg --install" command and here is output...

Code:
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd downloads
bash: cd: downloads: No such file or directory
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd Downloads
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser privilege
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ su
Password: 
su: Authentication failure
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ sudo su
[sudo] password for hugh: 
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb: command not found
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# sudo su
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
Selecting previously unselected package firmware-realtek.
(Reading database ... 101079 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firmware-realtek (from firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb (--install):
 trying to overwrite '/lib/firmware/RTL8192E/main.img', which is also in package linux-firmware 1.79.1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# ^C
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads#
it seems to have failed. any ideas on the cause?

Hugh
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:08 PM   #23
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I'm waiting for rokytnji to read that output I don't have experience with the lspci -knn command-
I'm Sorry honesty IMO is very important here.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:12 PM   #24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by parker.hugh View Post
I downloaded the firmware and ran "dpkg --install" command and here is output...

Code:
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd downloads
bash: cd: downloads: No such file or directory
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd Downloads
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser privilege
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ su
Password: 
su: Authentication failure
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ sudo su
[sudo] password for hugh: 
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb: command not found
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# sudo su
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
Selecting previously unselected package firmware-realtek.
(Reading database ... 101079 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firmware-realtek (from firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb (--install):
 trying to overwrite '/lib/firmware/RTL8192E/main.img', which is also in package linux-firmware 1.79.1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads# ^C
root@HP-Compaq-nx6125:/home/hugh/Downloads#
it seems to have failed. any ideas on the cause?

Hugh
Code:
dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser privilege.
The dpkg command has to be ran as "root".
Try sudo dpkg --install (name of your pkg).deb
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:19 PM   #25
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Make sure that the directory that the firmware is sitting in is open and keep it open.
Then open the terminal and run:
Code:
sudo dpkg --install (name of firmware).deb
Hit Enter
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:19 PM   #26
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I tried as you suggested....

Code:
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd Downloads
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
[sudo] password for hugh: 
(Reading database ... 101079 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firmware-realtek (from firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb (--install):
 trying to overwrite '/lib/firmware/RTL8192E/main.img', which is also in package linux-firmware 1.79.1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$
I don't know the root password so can't run "su" command, do you think this is the problem?

Hugh
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:34 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by parker.hugh View Post
I tried as you suggested....

Code:
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~$ cd Downloads
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg --install firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
[sudo] password for hugh: 
(Reading database ... 101079 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firmware-realtek (from firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb (--install):
 trying to overwrite '/lib/firmware/RTL8192E/main.img', which is also in package linux-firmware 1.79.1
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 firmware-realtek_0.28+squeeze1_all.deb
hugh@HP-Compaq-nx6125:~/Downloads$
I don't know the root password so can't run "su" command, do you think this is the problem?

Hugh
Not knowing the root password is a problem yes but this is error is a problem as well.
Code:
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
I (think) this is a package error that has to be corrected.
I'll have to ask the member that taught me Debian to be sure.
In the meantime I will look up the error and be back to tell you what I have found.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:38 PM   #28
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thanks again, I'm in UK and it's now 1:38am so I need to call it a day. I do appreciate your help tonight. I'll login tomorrow again.

Hugh
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:41 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by parker.hugh View Post
thanks again, I'm in UK and it's now 1:38am so I need to call it a day. I do appreciate your help tonight. I'll login tomorrow again.

Hugh
Your Welcome.
I private messaged my friend that taught me Debian to get his take on this dpkg error-
I'll help you tomorrow when you have time.

I found this thread where a man at Ubuntu had the same error as you do.
http://askubuntu.com/questions/79930...al-broken-pipe

You might have to force the overwrite but I do not know with certainty if this is wise for you to do. I will wait for rokytnji and see what he thinks.

Sorry for the delay parker.hugh but I prefer to be safe with your system than sorry. I prefer to learn from one that knows. You agree?

http://www.webupd8.org/2011/02/fix-d...erwrite-x.html

Last edited by Ztcoracat; 02-13-2014 at 09:10 PM.
 
Old 02-13-2014, 11:02 PM   #30
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I don't know the root password so can't run "su" command, do you think this is the problem?
su might not work. Zoring is an Ubuntu derivative, so it might have the root account disabled and use Buntu's retarded system of sudo abuse. If that is the case, you will would need to use sudo for every command requiring root access. But sudo also requires the root password. So if you do not know the root password, then yes, that is a problem. The password can be changed, but I do not remember the exact procedure. It involves interrupting the boot process, changing the password, then booting.

As for the broken pipes; the error message is telling you two versions of the same package cannot be simultaneously installed. Follow the advice in Ztcoracat's link and remove one of the packages.

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