[xubuntu-users] WiFi on "Try It"?

steve verner.steven at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 23:10:38 UTC 2014

Yes. You lose everything you change when you restart a loiveDVD.

On 14-06-02 06:15 PM, Robert Miner wrote:
> Thanks for the input, Dave.  I'm such a newbie (to Ubuntu), that am 
> having trouble following recommendations! Anyway, did use the first 
> step you recommended, and found that the Broadcom Linux driver was 
> turned off.  Turned it on and it appeared to download.  Restarted 
> Ubuntu, but still no wireless.  Not even sure it was the correct 
> driver, but I'll (try to) attach a screenshot.  Since I'm using a Live 
> DVD in the "try it" mode, I wonder if I lose the driver whenever I 
> restart.  That happened when I tried to correct the time to the local 
> time zone!
> I don't know how to access the Synaptic Package Manager -- couldn't 
> find it on the computer when I did a search.  Thanks.
> PS Tried to attach the screenshot that I saved in :ictures, and 
> there's nothing there.  Again, it looks like I may not be able to make 
> changes to the  DVD, so I lose everything when I reboot.  I'm nervous 
> about installing it on the hard drive until I know I can get 
> wireless.  Chicken or the egg???
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 9:19 PM, Dave Hills <dave.hills.2009 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:dave.hills.2009 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi Guys,
>     I don't know if this is related but I had trouble with the
>     Broadcom wireless driver following a clean install of Xubuntu
>     14.04 on my HP Eny6 Sleekbook. I installed the drivers using the
>     Additional Hardware -> Software & Updates window:
>     http://www.divnut.com/Xubuntu/Screenshot_additional_drivers.png
>     It didn't work to begin with, no Wireless networking at all.
>     Debugging using synaptic package manager I found the
>     "broadcom-sta-common" package was missing. Installed using
>     Synaptic all worked OK.
>     http://www.divnut.com/Xubuntu/Screenshot_broadcom_packages.png
>     Will log a bug in Launch Pad, if its still repeatable now.
>     Best regards
>     Dave
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