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Debian not wifi working

Postby Debian4l1fe » 2019-11-19 15:21

Why reglar Debian not work with my wifi, but Debian Apartheid Cyberwar Edition works?
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Re: Debian not wifi working

Postby cuckooflew » 2019-11-19 17:01

Such a original question, and Gee whiz, I have never heard of such a problem. But looks like a few others have had problems with wifi on debian:
http://forums.debian.net/search.php?keywords=Wifi+Not+wroking+on+Debian
Search found 6511 matches: +Wifi -wroking +Debian

Sums up to: there could be many reasons the wifi does not work, most of them are mentioned in the numerous results. edit: Remember : 0 details = 0 good answers, 1 good question + clear details = many possibly good answers.
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Re: Debian not wifi working

Postby arochester » 2019-11-19 17:10

Do you mean Apartheid Linux Antiforensic Debian Edition?

Like Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) it might have originally come from Debian, but it is no longer Debian.

By default Debian only issue libre/free software, although other apps can be added later.

The firmware to make your wifi work is not libre/free software. It is classed as non-free.

As a shortcut, you can use the unofficial disk which included "non-free". https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unof ... -firmware/

Otherwise, you need to:'
Find out what your wireless chipset is.
Alter your sources list to include "contrib" and "non-free".
Install the correct firmware.
Reboot
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Re: Debian not wifi working

Postby Debian4l1fe » 2019-11-20 16:14

Cuckooflew: Thank you! You are very smart man. In my country we call people like you thayokraoy.

Arochester: No, I mean Cyberwar Edition on Linuxtracker. I try both normal Debian and Apartheid Debian. Apartheid is only one detecting wifi. I think I use Apartheid. Easier than normal Debian.
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Re: Debian not wifi working

Postby cuckooflew » 2019-11-20 21:20

Your welcome, and it appears :
I try both normal Debian and Apartheid Debian. Apartheid is only one detecting wifi.
It appears this Apartheid probably does come with the firmware needed, where as Debian does not, this is normal for Debian, as Arochester mentions,
As a shortcut, you can use the unofficial disk which included "non-free". https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unof ... -firmware/
, will probably have what you need to get wifi working. You can learn more about wifi not working on Debian here.
A good starting point is : https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi
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