I just installed linux mint 11 yesterday. I cannot get the wireless to register, it says that firmware is missing but I can not figure out how to make it work. I am still a newbie and would appreciate any help possible. Thank you.
lspci lists pci things. You do it by typing in 'lspci' as root. If you don't have it, you should install it because it's really necessary. I see a 'b43' in there, which may mean you have a broadcom chip, which may need proprietary drivers.
How do you install ispci? i tried sudo-apt get install ispci but it did not work. i also looked for it the package manager... Sorry you gotta use total lamans terms with me. thank you tons though.... Im still totally lost....
There's not a secret name for lspci as far as I know. Google finds nothing about installing it so I think it comes installed. Are you running lspci as root, or just sudoing it or what? When I mean as root I mean from a root console, not with sudo, because it may not be in your PATH. What happens when you do 'which lspci'?
I have successfully installed the latest Linux Mint for the very first time on an old (2001) Gateway 600 laptop. I still have my old Windows XP on this too.
I cannot figure out how to get the wireless connection to work (to connect to my home router).
I have tried installing my only... (5 Replies)
I am running Linux Mint Gloria on my PC. I have ADSL broadband connection which require login and pswd connection to connect. I have SmartAX MT841 modem which has wireless card free with it. I also have recently purchased DELL inspiron 1545 machine which have Vista preinstalled in it. Now I want to... (0 Replies)