[xubuntu-users] wifi - Xubuntu vs Knoppix on HP dv7 laptop

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 06:40:18 UTC 2014

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 2:10 AM, Steven Grace <sgrace at pobox.com> wrote:
> On 02/03/2014 08:24 AM, Teresa Binstock wrote:
>> Wifi works easily via Knoppix 7.2.0 CD but I can't get wifi to work via
>> Xubuntu 12.04.3 CD. I think I have entered correct info into edit
>> network connections (BSSID, MAC address, etc), but just can't get wifi
>> to connect during Xubuntu trial using CD (on HP dv7 laptop).
>> I've been trying for days, have read many webpages, can't solve the
>> problem, thus this post. I would prefer Xubuntu if wifi can be tested
>> and made to work on the dv7.
> I have an HP laptop with Broadcom wifi running Xubuntu 12.04. Wifi did not
> work "out of the box" but worked fine once I installed the proprietary
> driver (Settings > Additional Drivers).
For some pointers see this thread:


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