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Old 11-08-2018, 07:53 AM   #1
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Wink Networking - Wireless - Not showing.


I have Linux 17.3

The wired connection works fine. On "Network Settings / Networking it shows nothing for a wireless connection.

In the Terminal I typed in: iwconfig and got the following:

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ inzi-Fxzd
inzi-Fxzd: command not found
victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ sudo apt-inxi-Fxzd
[sudo] password for victory:
sudo: apt-inxi-Fxzd: command not found
victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

ppp0 no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $

Thanks!
greencedar

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Old 11-08-2018, 11:25 AM   #2
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Do you have a wireless network adaptor? If so, do you know what kind? What does
Code:
cat /proc/net/dev
return? What do
Code:
lsusb
and
Code:
lspci
return?
 
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:08 PM   #3
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Networking - Wireless - Not showing

RandomTroll,
Thank you. Here is what I found:

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ cat/proc/net/dev
bash: cat/proc/net/dev: No such file or directory
victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 046d:c077 Logitech, Inc. M105 Optical Mouse
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 03f0:c111 Hewlett-Packard Deskjet 1510
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c31d Logitech, Inc. Media Keyboard K200
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev b5)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6 (rev b5)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation H61 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 05)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 09)
victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $

Also, you asked, "Do you have a wireless network adapter? Is so, do you know what Kind? Below is my answer.

Yes. Kind: The Wireless adapter is D Link, Model: N300, DIR-6191; 9 dbi, 2.4GHz

Also, in the next room my daughter has a Windows 10 laptop and the wireless works fine on her computer.

Thank you for your help.
greencedar
 
Old 11-08-2018, 09:22 PM   #4
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Is that a wireless pci card or a USB dongle?

I ask because of this, which refers to an N300 USB dongle: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2151236

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Old 11-08-2018, 10:55 PM   #5
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As far as I know any d-link device with a DIR model number is a router and the closet device to the posted number is a N300 DIR-619L. What is the make and model number of your computer?

Nothing in the output of the lsusb or lspci command shows a wireless adapter.
 
Old 11-08-2018, 11:10 PM   #6
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The information you've given us doesn't show a wireless network adaptor. That your daughter has one on her computer is a different matter. How do you know that you have one? It doesn't show up as a USB device (which lsusb would reveal) or built-in (as lspci would). I can turn off the wireless adaptor in my computer; perhaps you have a built-in adaptor that you've turned off?
 
Old 11-08-2018, 11:34 PM   #7
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Networking -Wireless- Not showing.

Quote:
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Is that a wireless pci card or a USB dongle?

I ask because of this, which refers to an N300 USB dongle: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2151236
Frankbel,

Thank you for responding.I did check out your link.

The dlink N100, DIR-6191 that I referred to is not a USB dongle.

Also, I am in the process of studying the other posts concerning this subject. Give me a little time to study the responses and how I should answer.

greencedar
 
Old 11-09-2018, 12:47 AM   #8
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Networking - Wireless - Not showing

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As far as I know any d-link device with a DIR model number is a router and the closet device to the posted number is a N300 DIR-619L. What is the make and model number of your computer?

Nothing in the output of the lsusb or lspci command shows a wireless adapter.
Michealk,

You are correct. I am still learning the proper technical words. I do not have a wireless adaptor; the dlink N300 DIR-619L is a router.
Concerning the make and model: The make is Asus. I have tried numerous commands to find the make and model number in the Terminal but to none avail. I pasted the commands from various internet site to find it but the terminal usually winds up saying< "Command not found."
For example: sudo dmidecode or uname -r or sudo uname-r or dmesg or sudo dmesg or product_version.

I am not sure what I am doing wrong.

greencedar
 
Old 11-09-2018, 12:50 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RandomTroll View Post
The information you've given us doesn't show a wireless network adaptor. That your daughter has one on her computer is a different matter. How do you know that you have one? It doesn't show up as a USB device (which lsusb would reveal) or built-in (as lspci would). I can turn off the wireless adaptor in my computer; perhaps you have a built-in adaptor that you've turned off?
RandomTroll,

If I do have a built-in adapter, how can I find out if I turned it off?

Thank you for your patience in dealing with me.

greencedar
 
Old 11-09-2018, 06:05 AM   #10
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Thumbs up Make & Model Number of Linux Rosa 17.3 dmidecode -t baseboard

Quote:
Originally Posted by michaelk View Post
As far as I know any d-link device with a DIR model number is a router and the closet device to the posted number is a N300 DIR-619L. What is the make and model number of your computer?

Nothing in the output of the lsusb or lspci command shows a wireless adapter.
Michaelk,

I think I have a little more knowledge on how to put coding into the terminal. Is the following information what you wanted?

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ sudo dmidecode -t baseboard
# dmidecode 2.12
# SMBIOS entry point at 0x000f04c0
SMBIOS 2.7 present.

Handle 0x0002, DMI type 2, 15 bytes
Base Board Information
Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
Product Name: H61M-E
Version: Rev X.0x
Serial Number: 130713916012067
Asset Tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
Features:
Board is a hosting board
Board is replaceable
Location In Chassis: To be filled by O.E.M.
Chassis Handle: 0x0003
Type: Motherboard
Contained Object Handles: 0

Handle 0x001C, DMI type 10, 6 bytes
On Board Device Information
Type: Ethernet
Status: Enabled
Description: Onboard Ethernet

Handle 0x004E, DMI type 41, 11 bytes
Onboard Device
Reference Designation: Onboard IGD
Type: Video
Status: Enabled
Type Instance: 1
Bus Address: 0000:00:02.0

Handle 0x004F, DMI type 41, 11 bytes
Onboard Device
Reference Designation: Onboard LAN
Type: Ethernet
Status: Enabled
Type Instance: 1
Bus Address: 0000:00:19.0

Handle 0x0050, DMI type 41, 11 bytes
Onboard Device
Reference Designation: Onboard 1394
Type: Other
Status: Enabled
Type Instance: 1
Bus Address: 0000:03:1c.2

If this is the information that you need; fine. If not, let me know. If you know the exact code that I need to put into the terminal please let me know.

Also, the above Linux Rosa 17.3 is at my house. At our church computer I use a Linux 18.3 Sylvia with a US HP tower, a US distro, and the wireless comes up in Networking and works just fine. The Linux Rosa 17.3, my computer at our house, which does not show a wireless on the Networking, has a Taiwan bought Asus tower and a Taiwan distro.

I do appreciate your help and the help and advice of all those that have given me advice.

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Old 11-09-2018, 06:29 AM   #11
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Ethernet Interface Terminal Information.

Here is some further information concerning the Ethernet Interface.

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ sudo lshw -c network
[sudo] password for victory:
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 09
serial: ac:22:0b:2b:9e:8b
size: 100Mbit/s
capacity: 1Gbit/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full firmware=rtl8168f-1_0.0.5 06/18/12 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
resources: irq:26 ioport:e000(size=256) memory:f0004000-f0004fff memory:f0000000-f0003fff

I hope this is helpful information.

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While most laptops theses days have built in wireless capability it isn't necessarily the same with desktops. Either the HP included a wireless adapter or whoever purchased the computer at the church had one installed.

The reason wireless is not showing is because there isn't one installed in your computer. You will need to either purchase a PCI wireless card or USB wireless adapter.
 
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:26 AM   #13
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Michaelk,

Thank you I appreciate your conclusion.

As I have never purchased either a PCI wireless card or a USB wireless adapter I will have to check at the computer store for one or the other. When I install one of them I will post the results on this this thread.

I do appreciate all of your postings and reply. If anybody else has anything to say please do so.

greencedar
 
Old 11-09-2018, 03:08 PM   #14
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Hard thems very hard
 
Old 11-11-2018, 04:44 AM   #15
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For those who may have a similar problem with no wireless capability built in the computer I hope that the following will help.

1. I bought a TOTO Link, N150USM; 150Mbps wireless N Mini USB adapter; Version B1702.
2. After inserting the USB wireless adapter I inserted the installation disc.
3. Selected, Autorun.exe/wine/NU50INSTALL/License Agreement/Install/Configuration Tool/ Install/ Restart the computer.

In checking the Terminal I can see the change; it now accepts the "dlink-25E8" wireless adapter I had previously installed:

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"dlink-25E8"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: A0:AB:1B:79:25:E8
Bit Rate=43.3 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry short limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff
Link Quality=49/70 Signal level=-61 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:2 Invalid misc:283 Missed beacon:0

eth0 no wireless extensions.

victory@victory-System-Product-Name ~ $


The USB wireless adapter is working just fine.

I do hope that my experience will be of a help to someone else.

Again, I do want to thank all those who helped me understand the terminal, commands, in order to find out what the problem was and solve this problem.

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