But it was color coded for the windows machine it used to be. You can try going into the settings panel search for additional drivers, for me the wifi driver was there but disabled, so you just need to enable it. I also double checked the drivers. That is what the LiveUSB is for, to test the waters before committing. If you want any suggestions on apps to help maintain your kernel, please let me know! Edited by pcpunk, 30 May –
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UFW is very good, and it don’t really need tweaking, it’s defaults are great, until you learn how to tweak it there is probably no need unless you just want to learn. Bob Jacobsen said on September 14, at 1: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.
How to enable Wi-Fi in Linux Mint? – Linux & Unix
I must check when I next use the machine There is nothing wrong with my network nor the laptop, so it must be Mint’s fault. Thanks for the guide! If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Good thing I still have my older Windows 7 Laptop working so I can ask for advice here. The devs should try to get this sorted as the world needs an alternative to ms.
After logging in you can close it and return to this page. Owl said on July 29, at Thanks for the tip. No proprietry drivers are in use. You would need the open source driver, do a search for your driver and Mint open source equivalent. Just Bucket said on August 31, at 5: View LQ Mintwifj Contributions.
How to enable Wi-Fi in Linux Mint?
Yes, you are fine without any Antivirus as long as you practice good browsing. This article saved me.
Apart from Linux, I love classic detective mysteries. I recently installed Linux Mint All my other computers can get access, plus, before when the laptop has Windows XP, it could also find and connect.
All I had to do was pick the right wireless network from the list and enter the password to connect to mintwifii.
Fix WiFi Not Connecting In Linux Mint 18 And Ubuntu 16.04
And using this trick again saved me. Comments Dan said on March 27, at 4: IQuit said on May 8, at I have to think that there might be some improvement not WIFI, alas now that I bulleted it and rebooted.
Visit the following links: This is why these operating systems will never become mainstream, why not just make the wifi work?
I also double checked the drivers.
Connecting Linux Mint to WiFi network – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
That is a great command line btw Thank you for your interest in this question. I do know how lonux produce a list of installed packages, but need to be on Linux Box to run them to be sure I’m steering you right.
Mint Xfce is the only thing I run on my dual boot laptops. I’ll post the solution I found as a self-answered question to save other users the headache.