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  1. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)


    your old version of linux-firmware-nonfree worked when I installed it in place of firmware-b43-installer. it connects to networks faster and resumes from suspend correctly. thanks so...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    yes, the internet works with firmware-b43-installer installed, but it is flaky. I thought from your chart that getting linux-firmware-nonfree might alleviate this problem. Sometimes when I resume...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    I followed your instructions in post 7 while offline with no ethernet or anything and ran the script again like you said.

    ########## wireless info START ##########

    Report from: 02 Dec 2014...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    thomas@thomas-swagbook-pro:~$ sudo modprobe -rf bcma
    [sudo] password for thomas:
    modprobe: FATAL: Module bcma is in use.

    lsmod says that bcma is in use by b43. If I unload b43 and bcma, lspci...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    ########## wireless info START ##########

    Report from: 01 Dec 2014 14:48 EST -0500

    Booted last: 01 Dec 2014 12:32 EST -0500

    Script from: 20 Sep 2014 23:04 UTC +0000
  6. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    still no wifi connection after following your instructions. I have an ethernet cable so I can use online methods.
  7. [SOLVED] Re: No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)

    uname -r

    cat /etc/issue
    Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS \n \l

    lspci -nn | egrep '0200|0280'
    01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM57765 Gigabit...
  8. [SOLVED] No wireless connection with bcm4331 (linux-firmware-nonfree)


    My wifi connection suddenly became flaky with ubuntu a couple of months ago, and I found you broadcom wireless table which instructed me to install linux-firmware-nonfree. I removed...
  9. [ubuntu] Computer loses internet connection, then freezes shortly after

    My computer loses it's internet connection randomly, then always freezes about ten seconds afterward. It does not respond and I have to power it off by holding the power button. My wifi card is the...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: nVidia proprietary drivers black screen instead of login screen

  11. [ubuntu] nVidia proprietary drivers black screen instead of login screen

    Upon installing the proprietary nVidia drivers for my graphics card, my ubuntu install gives me a black screen when it would normally get to the login screen. I installed the drivers by just using...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: How to install in BIOS emulation mode instead of EFI?

    I assume you have rEFInd/rEFIt installed

    When installing ubuntu, go to the section where you select what part of the disk to use and hit "Something Else"
    Create two partitions, setting the first...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Boot Camp or Virtualization?

    I would dual boot. (what you call boot camp)
    On my macbook pro, the procedure basically went like:

    1. Install rEFInd
    2. Make space for the ubuntu install by partitioning
    3. make an ubuntu live...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: CPU's are stuck at 100% because ofCPUminer please help

    When you log into your computer, go into a terminal (ctrl-alt-T) and type the following commands (you'll need your password)

    sudo killall cpuminer

    if that does not work:

    ps -ax | grep...
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    Re: Old Macbook frozen on startup.

    did you reformat the whole disk before you installed ubuntu?

    go into gparted on the live usb you made. enter gparted, select your hard disk, and select devices -> create partition table

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    Re: Installation on UEFI Windows 8 Sony Vaio.

    you're going to want to use rEFInd...

    Download -
    Installation -
    Go to the install link and...
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    Re: OS X user new to Linux.

    Unetbootin is your friend...
  18. Re: Fonts messed up after kubuntu install, no .fonts.config

    Somebody please help, this is driving me nuts
  19. Re: Fonts messed up after kubuntu install, no .fonts.config

  20. Fonts messed up after kubuntu install, no .fonts.config

    After installing the kubuntu-desktop package, my firefox fonts have turned ugly. This is true of Unity and KDE. I googled the problem and the answer is apparently to delete ~/.fonts.config, but I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: initramfs boot issue

    choose advanced options for ubuntu, then choose one of the kernels at the bottom of the list.
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    [ubuntu] ubuntu boots up, x fails to start

    I have run ubuntu on my macbook pro 9, 2 for almost a year now. I have to use proprietary driver, so plymouth doesn't work and the screen is very ugly on bootup. I decided that instead of watching...
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    Re: Tug of war - Community vs Mods - to 200 (or -200)

  24. [SOLVED] Re: Live USB installation ending in "No bootable device" during first real start-up.

    If you are on an EFI system, try installing rEFInd. On my setup, you have to run the grubx64.efi file from refind. Otherwise, I get the same error you do. Also, try using the partition table syncing...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Fresh install, starts in text mode every time

    Try entering your username (all lowercase) and password to log in.

    Then enter these commands to re-install lightdm.

    sudo apt-get purge lightdm
    sudo apt-get install lightdm
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