Check Driver If you ran and saw a driver bound to the device then let's test to make sure it's communicating with the kernel. These might include mailing lists and web chats where you can ask about your wireless adapter, for example. Jkirchner that was actually my first step and I believe I downloaded the necessary proprietary driver but it still didn't work. Basically, after lurking the internet for a while, some people said that maybe I can try to use stable nvidia-352 instead of new drivers. It is possible the driver and connection is ok but the wireless device is disabled and can't be used.
The audio device in question is just a pair of off brand headphones, however I know those aren't the problem. Thanks in advance for the help! If there is a simpler way to do this as well, please do tell. You will need to reboot and check to see if the wireless card can now see networks to enable you to connect as normal. If you recently updated the kernel you are running, you should still have your prior kernel installed. When i removed the ubuntu-desktop and then installed the xubuntu-desktop.
The laptop is an Asus A53S i7 2670. But either way I was hoping someone here could help. So, what I did was I blindly enter a password twice and the driver installation continues. Thankfully, Ubuntu has some useful help pages in their that you can also read through. Further info is in posts 22 and 27.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. I am trying to get my system to work I just installed Ubuntu 16. Assuming the apt package is still within your cache, then you can go to the Terminal and enter: sudo apt-get install network-manager If you have removed this cache, then you can use an Ethernet cable to connect by plugging this into your Ethernet port and running the above command again. I never would have thought too look to apply the driver. As explained under , if there is a line saying configuration:. Read the output to see what manufacturer made your video card.
Here are some actionable solutions if users find themselves having an issue connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Note: the biggest issue users will face is having a wireless card that is made by Broadcom. I didn't know if I needed to update drivers or if possibly my computer was just to old and I was stuck. You will need your password. I'll try uninstalling Ubuntu, although I'd rather save that as a last resort because some of the programming software I have on it is a veritable sumbitch excuse my language to go in and reinstall and re customize. Visit the following links: If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please.
The changes should include some information about your wireless adapter. I have not had any driver issues with ubuntu; only windows Any suggestions? Ubuntu is a powerful, free open-source operating system that is good for beginners who want to explore Linux and seasoned professionals who want a solid, secure system for projects and the like. And anyway, the number 2 would be a Mac, ahead of Windows on many counts. The system will boot directly to the latest kernel installed. Look through them and see if you can identify it. They all work, and they all work with Ubuntu.
It will even load your file system in a safe read-only mode. Turn off apport After removing the old crash reports, if you still get the same error message, then you can completely turn off apport to get rid. Code can be found on Any issues can be reported Additionally, feel free to message us if your non-spam! Refer to this question so that we know it isn't a duplicate. These crash report files cause the error message to appear everytime Ubuntu boots. When it opens you should see your Broadcom card, install what is needed.
I am trying to get my system to work I just installed Ubuntu 16. We have , either with a graphical Boot Repair tool or by using standard Linux terminal commands. They all work, and they all work with Ubuntu. Remove all the nvidia modules. Thank you ardvark71 and beachboy2 I think I may just switch to a more lightweight version of Linux.
To learn more, see our. That should do the trick. Despite this, the new card has been rock solid since installing it 4 months ago. I'll start with the most likely solutions first, then move to the more obscure solutions. But last night Ubuntu asked me for a partial download said, something not installed correctly - something like that , so I follow Partial Download process. Otherwise, you will likely have to boot with a special kernel flag.
The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: nvidia-304 : Depends: xorg-video-abi-11 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-12 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-13 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-14 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-15 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-18 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-19 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-20 but it is not installable or xorg-video-abi-23 Depends: xserver-xorg-core but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. I've then changed the display manger to the same but it was also not working. So you might want to disable them. Drivers for most standard computer hardware are included in the Linux kernel in Ubuntu. Something could always go wrong. Be sure to remember if you want to back those up, too. That is what led me to go look for it.