I was able to complete the first 2 steps in Hadaka’s list. Whatever cut the connection a wired connection to my router stuffed the system and I cannot find anyway to get it back through ‘Connection manager’ or through ‘Network management settings’. What I did after the first failure was to go back to the usb stick: After reboot, I was unable to connect to the internet either with a wired connection or with wifi and I couldn’t find a way round this. After reboot, the wireless icon still shows ‘wireless disabled’ and clicking on it has no effect. Kubuntu appeared fully functional.
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Modem activity blinking lights ceased as did disk activity. November 25th, 5. Again I had to use the power button to shut down.
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This happened both times. Using the Driver Manager in the system settings, I clicked to install a driver for the wifi.
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The third sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller would not work because I cannot get an internet connection. What I did after the first failure was to go back to the usb stick: Kubuntu appeared fully functional. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.
This is the first time I have seen the wireless icon but unfortunately bbcm4318kfbg is disabled and no clicking or rebooting will get it enabled.
November 24th, 3.
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After reboot, the wireless icon still shows ‘wireless disabled’ and clicking on it has no effect. November 23rd, 1. November 25th, 7. After reboot, I was unable to connect to the internet either with a wired connection or with wifi and I couldn’t find a way round this. About problems due to upgrading.
A restart failed to complete correctly – leaving the Kubuntu logo in the centre of a dark screen and only a prolonged push on the power button would shut the pc down. Bringing old hardware back to life.
Does anyone have any advice on installing a driver for the wifi card? November 25th, 4.
From a live usb of Kubuntuit was apparent that the wifi would not connect and a driver was required for the wifi card which Kubuntu identified as a ‘Broadcom Corporation BCM [AirForce One 54g] November 24th, 2. Join Date Apr Beans Hidden! When you have a working and fully updated system using wired internet access you could try this: November 26th, 9.
That’ll have to wait till tomorrow. I waited for about half an hour – just in case.