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Offline Dragonsblood

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WiFi Hiccup
« on: March 21, 2015, 03:24:40 pm »
I just copped a Toshiba Mini Laptop that I want to install Peppermint 5 on. Well, I can't get WiFi to turn on. It asks for a access code, but it won't access the net.

I tried Fn-F8 twice and all of that to no avail. Any pointers???

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Re: WiFi Hiccup
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2015, 05:55:49 pm »
Hi Dragonsblood how's it going?  Are you running Peppermint Five as a full installation or, is it a Live Session?
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Re: WiFi Hiccup
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2015, 10:19:07 am »
As well as answering Andy's question, can you open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and post the output from these 4 commands:
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sudo lshw -C network
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lspci -vnn | grep -i net
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sudo rfkill list
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sudo iwlist scan
if you haven't got a wired internet connection that you can post the output via, it'd be easiest to copy the output to a text file then copy that text file via a USB stick to a PC that does have an interweb connection.
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Re: WiFi Hiccup
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2015, 05:00:45 pm »
Is the access code a security code for the WiFi connection from the router? If so check the side of your router sometimes it's on a label from the service provider.
« Last Edit: March 23, 2015, 05:02:33 pm by josephd »
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