For example Here’s the output from the Ethernet device. All available for free download. This can be done in a few ways, one way would be to try and determine specifics about the hardware. Old distributions with older kernel could need drivers. Even I have the same problem. I have no idea what that means but still no ethernet Any ideas where I should go next?

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If so download it on another computer and bring it over via USB thumbdrive and install it per their directions.

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Help needed for Internet Connection Quote: If the additional drivers fail, see: Even I have the same problem. Thanks again all – I will keep in mind some of the tips that have been passed along such as trying LL on a computer before wiping and also connecting via Ethernet when initially doing an install until everything is updated.

Could you please provide some solution for this. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

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Also the DOS commands work on a lot of old machines that people upgraded from Widows 7 to 8. It looks like the internal Ethernet NIC is foobar.


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Note that registered members see fewer aireless, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. If there isn’t any driver available on their site then you’ll have to see if you can find a driver that’s compatible with your dongle. I did use wireless before that when I had windows installed on my Dell, but then I switched to Ubuntu and the option for Wireless never worked. Find More Posts by jsteel. But these DVDs work perfectly in my desktop. Do you see the network icon in the top right corner?

It is saying I require an administrative password which the owner cannot recall having. Also if it’s a USB device you might have some luck in using the lsusb command adding more verbose switches, lsusb -vvv to try and get more info out of the system about the hardware.

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Please do provide me help in this Introduction to Linux – A Wire,ess on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an inspironn tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Please login or register. Running transaction check Running transaction test Transaction test succeeded Running transaction Installing: You have a couple of options here.

BB code is On. In the replies on the Acer Aspire post someone made a comment about LL 3. I believe there is a way to mount the installation media so that is is used as repository, this is on the edge of my understanding right now.

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I also re-booted in case that was required, still no go. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. The snapshot shows no wireless option here. November 18, ,