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Thread: No wifi on JoliOS ver. 1.2

  1. #1
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    Question No wifi on JoliOS ver. 1.2

    My wired works fine, but my wireless does not. I searched to see if it was blocked, my switch is set to enables. The device also shows up when I put lspci into a terminal. When I click the network icon though, it only shows a wired connection. And the wifi light it orange, meaning it's disabled. It also doesn't show up again when I put ifconfig into a terminal. Just shows Eth0 and Loopback.

    I've tried reinstalling JoliOS but it didn't fix anything. Here's all my information:

    JoliOS ver 1.2 ( No windows installed at all )
    HP Pavillion dv6000
    WLAN card: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN

    I've been working on this for hours .. I hope one of you guys know how to fix this^^

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    Re: No wifi on JoliOS ver. 1.2

    No an Ubuntu or official flavour question. Moved.

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    Re: No wifi on JoliOS ver. 1.2

    Hi love4shadow

    Assuming that in your attempts to get your wifi working you have installed the recommended driver (bcmwl-kernel-source) and not tried anything else, this is what I suggest you try.

    With a ethernet cable plugged in open a terminal and
    Code:
    sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source
    Do not reboot because occasionally this removes the wired driver as well.

    Now in the terminal
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer
    When that has finished
    Code:
    sudo modprobe b43
    should bring the wifi to life. If it works a reboot will make the changes permanent.

    If it does not work we shall try something else.

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