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    No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    I have finally installed UNR on my flash drive to learn that I can't use wireless. I searched for proprietary drivers, whatever that is and nothing came up. (You can tell I'm not very smart at this stuff haha)

    What should I do?

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    I believe the HP Mini's need the bcmwl driver. Try opening a terminal and installing this:

    Code:
    sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
    Then restart your computer.

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    I tried that, but it says there is no such package. D: Do you think maybe it's because it's on a flash drive?
    Last edited by Ryasaurus; February 26th, 2010 at 10:17 PM.

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    Try doing a

    Code:
    sudo apt-get update
    and then try installing that package again, it definitely exists.
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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    I can't do the update, because it can't connect to the internet. And the HP Mini doesn't have an ethernet port. And my other computers won't boot from a usb drive.

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    You can go to this site and download the deb package then:

    http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/i3...ource/download

    Plus the HP mini does have an ethernet port, its on the left side towards the front. You have to remove the plug to it.
    Last edited by Apollo87; February 27th, 2010 at 06:38 AM.

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    If you can get it connected hardwire for just an update you should be fine.

    I had ubuntu on my 1030nr and wireless started working after an update. If it doesn't then run ndiswrapper using the windows drive from hp.com

    Hope that helps!

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    test

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    Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    For the record, I'm encountering this exact same issue on an out-of-the-box installation of Lucid on my 1030nr as well. Fortunately, the same fix provided above is still valid!

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    Smile Re: No Wireless on HP Mini 1030nr

    Solution posted by Apollo87 worked for me too.

    I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my HP 1030NR (scrapped old Ubuntu 9.10 that was on it). After all updates were downloaded, the wifi still did not work. In fact, I could not even power on (thru the slider switch on the front right) the wifi at all!!!

    Thanks Apollo87 for posting the solution

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