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Netbook won't connect to internet (SOLVED)
« on: March 20, 2019, 06:57:25 pm »
I got a little netbook on Peppermint 9 and just can't figure out how to get to the network manager to connect it. Usually netbooks and laptops automatically have a box that pops up and starts searching for the wi fi. This does not happen.
« Last Edit: May 09, 2019, 11:49:42 pm by Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) »
My computers: Asus notebook x102B, running on Peppermint 9. Asus c300 Chromebook and an old Dell inspiron mini netbook running on Mint.


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Re: Netbook won't connect to internet
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2019, 10:50:15 pm »
Down by the clock (bottom/right of screen) you'll see a wireless network icon .. normal left-click it, and you should see a list of available wireless networks .. click YOUR network, and you'll be prompted for the wireless key .. enter it and click "Connect" .. you should now be connected.


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Re: Netbook won't connect to internet
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 01:41:22 pm »
Thanks Mark- done that.
My computers: Asus notebook x102B, running on Peppermint 9. Asus c300 Chromebook and an old Dell inspiron mini netbook running on Mint.


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Re: Netbook won't connect to internet
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2019, 02:27:59 pm »
So is this (SOLVED) ?
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Re: Netbook won't connect to internet- SOLVED
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2019, 10:35:47 pm »
Sorry Mark- I had to pop out to the shops and hurry back as had visitors so forgot.
My computers: Asus notebook x102B, running on Peppermint 9. Asus c300 Chromebook and an old Dell inspiron mini netbook running on Mint.


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