[ILUG-BOM] debian : with closed drivers : any particular variant?

Dhruva lokegaonkar dhruva at lokegaonkar.in
Mon Nov 19 13:01:30 IST 2018


Can you tell us what WiFi card your laptop has (or what laptop you use)
WiFi should work fine out of the box but some cards need special drivers sometimes (like realtek)

On 19 November 2018 11:47:29 AM IST, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:
>hi,
>
>i installed debian 9 on my laptop and it isn't supporting the wifi 
>sub-system.
>i tried minimal-install of fedora 29 and the wifi is supported but 
>remains unconfigured.
>so basically, the wifi drivers do exist under linux, just not under 
>stock debian.
>
>is there any particular variant of debian (other than ubuntu and 
>derivates) i should try out to check if it would support wifi
>networking 
>under my laptop?
>
>thanks,
>
>~mayuresh
>
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