wifi driver problem

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entropy23
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wifi driver problem

Postby entropy23 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:02 pm

Hey everyone

I'm a greenie on kxstudio (it's also my very first time on a linux system so I still have much, much to learn), and after the installation my first reflex was to connect to my wifi but nothing I tried works. I came here for help because I can't find any useful information from the other forums (especially because I'm still a noob and most discussions get technical very quickly)

I had no available connections whatsoever, so I think that the problem comes from the network card driver not being installed properly. I use a MediaTek 802.11n usb adapter and I have no access to an ethernet cable (although I can tether my phone as I'm doing now).

I'm completely lost, so any help would be much appreciated

Cheers

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Re: wifi driver problem

Postby khz » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:54 am

Welcome.
Have you done that yet?
khz wrote:If "dmesg" shows something, then install the missing packages.

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Yours@LAW/DAW ~ $ dmesg | grep failed

Example "dmesg" output "firmware: failed to load rtl_nic/rtl8168g-2.fw": Search with Startpage (or Google) after it. >> "apt-get install firmware-realtek"

Always use the LAN cable connection for Internet connection during installation.
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