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HP Stream 11 WIFI issue
« on: June 09, 2020, 09:32:37 am »
I recently helped my brother in law install Peppermint 10 on one of his older HP Stream 11s.  It was running Windows 10 but we chose to do a complete replacement with Peppermint. We got the OS to install just fine, however we cant get it to connect to WIFI.  He thinks it's WIFI driver issue since it doesn't even seem to recognize WIFI since the install.  Has anyone had any experience fixing this issue?  Any help is appreciated. 

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Re: HP Stream 11 WIFI issue
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2020, 09:38:16 am »
I moved your post into the Networking forum... some of the other threads here may help. Also please read thru

https://forum.peppermintos.com/index.php/topic,6713.0.html

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Re: HP Stream 11 WIFI issue
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2020, 11:40:23 am »
Thanks and my apologies for originally posting in the wrong section.  Also, I will continue to scan through the archives as was suggested.  I've already forwarded a few suggestions to my bro in law to try.  I hope to be able to mark this post solved in the near future.   

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Re: HP Stream 11 WIFI issue
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2020, 01:43:59 pm »
No worries, it's sometimes confusing to know which subforum to place support requests in the physical card is hardware, but it's mission is networking. Please suggest to your b-i-l that we're here to help when he joins our forums. That way he may more easily provide the requested info. Because as we all well know, searching the www for specific help with any one distro, is sometimes an exercise in extreme frustration.

Search in the upper right corner of our page's menu bar sometimes provide an overwhelming number of responses. But we always hope folks do that first. As @Slim.Fatz mentioned, our team is small, spread a bit thin at the moment and many issues have already been marked (SOLVED).

HINT: we also have a little used crunchbang inspired search... click on Menu, then type in the run/search box:
 
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!p hp stream
and all relevant posts in our forum will automagically appear.

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« Last Edit: June 09, 2020, 04:52:25 pm by spence »
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Re: HP Stream 11 WIFI issue
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2020, 02:08:00 pm »
I recently helped my brother in law install Peppermint 10 on one of his older HP Stream 11s.

HP Stream 11" often had Broadcom wifi chipsets.

Can you open a terminal and enter

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sudo lshw -C network
Please post the results within code tags