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Old 01-08-2013, 12:38 PM   #1
bjmeneely
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Question Wireless on CQ57


I just installed Mint 14 on my Compaq CQ57. Seems to work OK, I'm here with it. I'm using the wired network connection. How do I enable wireless? I don't see an icon in the bottom tray. Does that mean I don't have the driver install properly?
 
Old 01-25-2013, 12:48 AM   #2
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Hi:

Finding out what Network Interface Card you have first should help.
Once you know that you can look for a driver for it but most distro's come with the drivers you need.
Run the command:
Code:
lspci
This is good for all the PCI buses in the system and all devices connected to them.
A useful command to diagnose and see what you have.

If you discover that you do not have a NIC you'll need a USB Adapter and a driver for that.

You should have a network/interface file that shows all the wired and wireless information.
In my case in the network/interface file I had to comment out the wired arguments to get my wireless working even tho I had the adapter.

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I don't see an icon in the bottom tray
Do you mean you don't see an icon in the tray that is the indication for a wireless connection?

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=109356
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=52663
 
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