[xubuntu-users] glitch installing Xubuntu 14.04.4

Ralf ranfyy ranfyy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 15:34:28 UTC 2016

Teresa Binstock <tcbinstock at q.com> schrieb am So., 10. Juli 2016 um
16:16 Uhr:

> A verified PAU05 purchaser (Amazon) said he had success installing Xubu
> with the PAU05, and a Panda-help tech (after my lament) installed Xubu
> 14,04.4 on an in-house computer using the PAU05 and was successful.
> Installing 14.04.4 on my dv7t seems to reset "1: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN"
> to "Hard blocked: yes", and that setting was resistant to change on my
> computer. {
> http://www.samundra.com.np/unblock-disabled-wireless-card-in-ubuntu/1125}
> Mt dv7t has no finger accessible Wifi swith, and the dv7t continued to use
> the PAU05 while running W7. From dv7t:
> tcb at dv7C:~$ rfkill list all
> 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
>     Soft blocked: no
>     Hard blocked: no
> 1: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN
>     Soft blocked: no
>     Hard blocked: yes <-------
> 2: phy1: Wireless LAN
>     Soft blocked: no
>     Hard blocked: no

Post the output of:
  lsusb # in a Terminal

"brcmwl" looks like a Broadcom chipset. AFAIK they always need firmware

Also might give you an idea what went wrong:
  dmesg | grep -i wifi
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