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  1. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Sooo.... an update.

    I was still having issues with the signal strength. If I moved to my dining room, no walls in between the computer and my router I'd lose all connection. After researching for...
  2. Thread: Video device.

    by xinemae
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video device.

    Awesome Mugatu, thanks! Will try and post here later.
  3. Thread: Video device.

    by xinemae
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    [ubuntu] Video device.

    I have a Lenovo ideapad p500, and the integrated webcam isn't working when I use programs like Cheese or Google+ from my Chrome browser. I've been able to "hangout" in Google+ in the past on this...
  4. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Seems like things are better... it was such a random thing. It is definitely faster than it has ever been, with Windows 8 or Ubuntu. So far, it isn't completely halting, which has me holding my...
  5. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    cecilia@cecilia-Lenovo-IdeaPad-P500:~$ nm-tool

    NetworkManager Tool

    State: connected (global)

    - Device: wlan0 [Rogers] ------------------------------------------------------
    Type: ...
  6. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Okie dokie, done.



    I haven't rebooted since last night lol fell asleep early.



    Not sure if it's more stable. Should I run the following to check the strength?
  7. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    with that bit of code there my wireless was disabled and then re-enabled... was that the goal? :D There are 4 other devices connected wirelessly to this router and have pretty good connections.
    ...
  8. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    cecilia@cecilia-Lenovo-IdeaPad-P500:~$ sudo modprobe r8169
    cecilia@cecilia-Lenovo-IdeaPad-P500:~$ nm-tool

    NetworkManager Tool

    State: connected (global)

    - Device: wlan0 [Rogers]...
  9. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Thanks! will try and then post results. Sorry for the delay! I greatly appreciate the help.
  10. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Verzx, I didn't know how to find the name of my wireless adapter, but yea that's what I thought I needed to do. I just didn't know how to figure out what I had... I googled for help and was sent to...
  11. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    (standard input):01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 05)
    grep: 0280: No such file or directory
  12. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    (standard input):01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 05)
    grep: 0280: No such file or directory
  13. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Thank you for your help, I will run and post ;)
  14. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    I'm not entirely sure what I did to make you take such a negative turn. If my wording was the cause, then understand that wasn't the intent. I fully admitted to being new to this, and your response...
  15. Re: Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    Dual booting isn't possible with Windows 8 home edition, so yes, it was wiped clean. No I do not believe he made a recovery set from windows before doing so. I won't ever be going back to windows lol...
  16. Lenovo P500 poor/unreliable wifi signal NO connection hard wired

    I apologize ahead of time, I am SO new to Ubuntu that I am only just learning how to navigate the system.

    Here's my issue. This machine came with windows 8. I wasn't happy with that OS so at the...
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