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Old 03-20-2011, 04:26 AM   #1
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Red face why is my wi-fi not working


I have a lenovo g550 laptop,I cant get my wi-fi to work. I`m what you called a coputer moron without patience,I had tried everything and this thing still not working,I turned the switch on and off, I pressed the f5 key I even rebooted my computer. Can some one help me please.
 
Old 03-20-2011, 04:37 AM   #2
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What os?

In debian this would be the nonfree drivers available through Synaptic if you add nonfree to source.list.
firmware-iwlwifi
 
Old 03-20-2011, 05:42 AM   #3
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try your luck with pinguyOS that have drivers included.

4 ways to install wi-fi on linux
 
  


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