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Old 09-23-2011, 01:21 PM   #31
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I'm pretty sure you need to boot into the live cd to get to the option to create the usb stick; which you then try as a live system before using it to install to your machine.
sorry i am getting to the converstaion late but the fedora installer has an option to write the iso to a bootable usb (live-usb) even with persistant space.

i think unetbootn does the same thing.
 
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The distribution is, essentially, Fedora 14 with some "Ubuntu" code added to make the user experience "smoother."
that seems unnecessarily weird. so is it apt-get or yum (apt-yum/ yum-get) ?
 
Old 09-23-2011, 02:09 PM   #33
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I was talking about KNOPPIX cd version, not Fedora nor Ubuntu.
 
Old 09-23-2011, 02:24 PM   #34
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Need os advice

Hey again guys annother question

I want to use peppermint os as i like it but i need help with the wireless drivers and please dont post saying you bed a wired connection as i don't have one and need a way with out a wired connection please
 
Old 09-23-2011, 02:47 PM   #35
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can you give us information like this post:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ci#post3940376
 
Old 09-24-2011, 04:39 AM   #36
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can you give us information like this post:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ci#post3940376
I cant give much information as I dont know what information you want.

All i know is that I've ran peppermint two on here off a usb stick and tried to connect to my android wi-fi tether (witch is my only internet connection) and it found the tether, I pressed connect, and there was just a little circle spinning around where the network icon is. does this mean I need the drivers?

Thanks
 
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the obvious questions are:
- does the laptop work with other wifi routers ?
- does your wifi router (evo) work with other laptops ?
(i suspect it is trying to connect but your fone isnt dhcp'ing correctly.)

these commands are to help us to know what your system thinks is installed (not necessarily to get you connected).
Code:
lspci # will tell us the pci devices you have in your system.
lsusb # will tell us the usb devices you have in your system.
lsmod # will list all the driver modules loaded in your system
ifconfig # will tell us what network interface cards you have turned on in your system.
ifconfig -a # will tell us all the network interface cards you have in your system.
iwconfig # will tell us which of your network interface cards has wireless capability 
cat /etc/resolv.conf # will tell us what dns server you are using
now that we know that, this should get you connected:
Code:
sudo iwlist device scan # this will use the device interface (that from the above command, we found out has wireless capability) and scan for wireless routers that are accessible.
sudo iwconfig device essid "myssid" # assuming no security, use that device to connect to your router.
sudo dhclient # will attempt to get ip-address, subnet mask, dns server information automatically from your router assuming dhcp is turned on on your router.

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Old 09-24-2011, 01:29 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by schneidz View Post
the obvious questions are:
- does the laptop work with other wifi routers ?
- does your wifi router (evo) work with other laptops ?
(i suspect it is trying to connect but your fone isnt dhcp'ing correctly.)

these commands are to help us to know what your system thinks is installed (not necessarily to get you connected).
Code:
lspci # will tell us the pci devices you have in your system.
lsusb # will tell us the usb devices you have in your system.
lsmod # will list all the driver modules loaded in your system
ifconfig # will tell us what network interface cards you have turned on in your system.
ifconfig -a # will tell us all the network interface cards you have in your system.
iwconfig # will tell us which of your network interface cards has wireless capability 
cat /etc/resolv.conf # will tell us what dns server you are using
now that we know that, this should get you connected:
Code:
sudo iwlist device scan # this will use the device interface (that from the above command, we found out has wireless capability) and scan for wireless routers that are accessible.
sudo iwconfig device essid "myssid" # assuming no security, use that device to connect to your router.
sudo dhclient # will attempt to get ip-address, subnet mask, dns server information automatically from your router assuming dhcp is turned on on your router.
Do i type these in terminal? what do i with what it says? sorry really not good with codes and networks.
 
Old 09-24-2011, 01:48 PM   #39
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Do i type these in terminal? what do i with what it says? sorry really not good with codes and networks.
instead of asking, why not just try ? also, are you able to answer the questions above so that we know whether the fone or the laptop is messed up ?
please copy-and-paste this line into a terminal; then copy-and-paste the output into your next reply (this diagnostic info will help us determine what type of hardware you have so we can assess your issue)
Code:
echo uname: && uname -a -m -p && echo lspci: && lspci && echo lsusb: && lsusb && echo lsmod: && lsmod && echo ifconfig: && ifconfig && echo ifconfig -a: && ifconfig -a && echo iwconfig: && iwconfig && echo resolv.conf: && cat /etc/resolv.conf

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Old 09-25-2011, 05:04 PM   #40
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Ive found out that when i use peppermint two it will connect to other open wireless networks just not my android tether. So am unsure what to do.

But i typed that diagnostic code in and got this :

Code:
echo uname: && uname -a -m -p && echo lspci: && lspci && echo lsusb: && lsusb && echo lsmod: && lsmod && echo ifconfig: && ifconfig && echo ifconfig -a: && ifconfig -a && echo iwconfig: && iwconfig && echo resolv.conf: && cat /etc/resolv.conf
uname:
Linux localhost 2.6.23.9lw #105 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jun 27 18:56:59 EDT 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
lspci:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel 945GME Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) HD Audio Controller: Realtek ALC662G/268 (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 4 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros AR5006EG 802.11 b/g Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
lsusb:
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 0000:0000  
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000  
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000  
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000  
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000  
lsmod:
Module                  Size  Used by
aufs                   95956  3 
wlan_tkip               8384  0 
wlan_ccmp               4480  0 
wlan_xauth               640  0 
wlan_wep                3904  0 
wlan_acl                2048  0 
wlan_scan_sta           7232  1 
fastoffdrv               768  0 [permanent]
sdhci                   9292  0 
mmc_core               14852  1 sdhci
pciehp                 22232  0 
pci_hotplug             7688  1 pciehp
cpufreq_conservative     3080  0 
cpufreq_userspace       1388  0 
cpufreq_powersave        640  0 
cpufreq_stats           2256  0 
cpufreq_ondemand        3532  1 
acpi_cpufreq            3604  1 
freq_table              1608  3 cpufreq_stats,cpufreq_ondemand,acpi_cpufreq
jmb38x_xd               3776  0 
xd_card                18696  1 jmb38x_xd
flash_bd                5056  1 xd_card
mspro_block             9860  0 
jmb38x_ms               4484  0 
memstick                4292  2 mspro_block,jmb38x_ms
snd_hda_intel         269072  1 
fmaud                 142820  1 snd_hda_intel
snd_seq_oss            20160  0 
snd_seq_midi_event      3008  1 snd_seq_oss
snd_seq                27920  4 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_seq_device          3468  2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
ath_pci                68256  0 
snd_pcm_oss            26208  0 
ath_rate_atheros       23424  1 ath_pci
wlan                  126744  9 wlan_tkip,wlan_ccmp,wlan_xauth,wlan_wep,wlan_acl,wlan_scan_sta,ath_pci,ath_rate_atheros
ath_dfs                25796  1 ath_pci
ath_hal               147200  3 ath_pci,ath_rate_atheros
uhci_hcd               13644  0 
snd_pcm                41028  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
rng_core                2180  0 
r8101                  16400  0 
snd_timer              11012  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd_page_alloc          4168  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
snd_hwdep               3524  1 snd_hda_intel
battery                 6472  0 
thermal                 8092  0 
video                  10896  0 
backlight               1860  1 video
ac                      2116  0 
output                  1280  1 video
button                  3536  0 
processor              18624  2 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
snd_mixer_oss           9856  2 snd_pcm_oss
snd                    27236  9 snd_hda_intel,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_hwdep,snd_mixer_oss
soundcore               2976  2 snd
usb_storage            34656  0 
ehci_hcd               20300  0 
atkbd                   8912  0 
psmouse                13320  0 
ifconfig:
ath0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:22:68:C3:6D:87  
          inet addr:192.168.1.17  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:8263 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:8128 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:6188515 (5.9 MiB)  TX bytes:2106509 (2.0 MiB)

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1E:68:A3:41:ED  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
          Interrupt:17 Base address:0x6000 

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

wifi0     Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-22-68-C3-6D-87-C8-51-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00  
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:31658 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:1265
          TX packets:9101 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:199 
          RX bytes:8435207 (8.0 MiB)  TX bytes:2326599 (2.2 MiB)
          Interrupt:18 Memory:e04e0000-e04f0000 

ifconfig -a:
ath0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:22:68:C3:6D:87  
          inet addr:192.168.1.17  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:8263 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:8128 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:6188515 (5.9 MiB)  TX bytes:2106509 (2.0 MiB)

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1E:68:A3:41:ED  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
          Interrupt:17 Base address:0x6000 

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

wifi0     Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-22-68-C3-6D-87-38-3D-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00  
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:31658 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:1265
          TX packets:9101 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:199 
          RX bytes:8435207 (8.0 MiB)  TX bytes:2326599 (2.2 MiB)
          Interrupt:18 Memory:e04e0000-e04f0000 

iwconfig:
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

wifi0     no wireless extensions.

ath0      IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"MB525 7629"  Nickname:""
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: 98:4B:4A:B6:92:CD   
          Bit Rate:54 Mb/s   Tx-Power:18 dBm   Sensitivity=1/3  
          Retry:off   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=94/94  Signal level=-1 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:1135  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

resolv.conf:
# generated by NetworkManager, do not edit!

nameserver 192.168.1.1

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Old 09-26-2011, 10:11 AM   #41
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Ive found out that when i use peppermint two it will connect to other open wireless networks just not my android tether. So am unsure what to do.
are you able to tell us if you have wpa enabled or what the router ip-address is ? (i dont have an android fone so i dont know how to get that info)
 
Old 09-26-2011, 10:14 AM   #42
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Ive found out that when i use peppermint two it will connect to other open wireless networks just not my android tether. So am unsure what to do.
are you able to tell us if you have wpa enabled or what the router ip-address is ? (i dont have an android fone so i dont know how to get that info)

edit: maybe the fone isnt pointing to the correct dns server ?
 
Old 09-26-2011, 03:50 PM   #43
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^ i cant edit posts for some reason.

by wifi-tether, do you mean that the laptop is connected to the fone thru wifi ?
or is the fone connected to the laptop thru usb cable ?
 
Old 09-27-2011, 03:25 PM   #44
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^ i cant edit posts for some reason.

by wifi-tether, do you mean that the laptop is connected to the fone thru wifi ?
or is the fone connected to the laptop thru usb cable ?
Yes the phone is connected to the pc thru wireless from the phone itself no routers etc the phone is sending its internet via wireless to the pc there is no encryption on it its open.
 
Old 09-29-2011, 04:11 AM   #45
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Also It tried to install ubuntu onto my memory stick the otherday using unetbootin and it said something is wrong with the "squashfs" file? i downloaded the latest one from ubuntu website and it came up with the same problem, am i missing someting here?
 
  


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