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Old 06-09-2014, 01:18 PM   #1
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No WiFi light on HP zv6000 laptop


I am trying to revive HP zv6000 laptop by replacing windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04. In doing so I can no longer connect to my network wirelessly,also WiFi light does not illuminate. Does Ubuntu have a diagnostic program or any solution would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 06-09-2014, 03:52 PM   #2
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try jockey, additional driver installation software in ubuntu.

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jockey-gtk has been moved to 'Software Sources' in 12.10 Quetzal.

To access it, open the software center. Open 'Edit' --> 'Software Sources' and than "additional drivers"

4 ways to get wifi working on linux
 
Old 06-09-2014, 08:15 PM   #3
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Did you try the hardware switch? On older laptops, it's generally a physical switch on the side, but on newer laptops it's a keypress like Fn + F2 or something.
 
Old 06-09-2014, 08:59 PM   #4
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To build on what maples said, you could check the Fn keys and see whether there is one with a picture that sort of looks like an antenna on it.

I lost my wifi on one laptop for a month until I figured out one day I'd toggled the wifi Fn key by accident.
 
Old 06-10-2014, 02:35 PM   #5
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Sorry but neither suggestions had any affect. Driver check shows it to be installed and functional, but still no WiFi lite and no LANs showing. Hard wire eternet connection works fine. Also I inadvertently deleted device manager from desktop, snyway of getting it back?
 
Old 06-10-2014, 06:40 PM   #6
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Have you tried
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rfkill list
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/...ntation/rfkill
 
Old 06-10-2014, 06:54 PM   #7
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Also I inadvertently deleted device manager
I hope this is not a Windows misinterpretation of a APPLICATION in linux.

http://www.noobslab.com/2014/01/linu...nd-device.html
 
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What kind of wireless chipset is installed?

Running the lspci command in a terminal should reveal that. Post the portion of the output related to the wireless back here, being sure to surround it with "code" tags for readability, which become available when you click the "Go Advanced" button to the right of the "Post Quick Reply" button at the bottom of the reply window.
 
  


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