6/6/2014 2:31 PM, Stanisław Findeisen wrote:
> On 2014-06-06 14:39, Jack Wilborn wrote:
>> I guess that's funny, I configure my wifi in the interfaces file... Oh
>> well... I know I had lots of problems with configuring of my wireless
>> interfaces mostly because they were proprietary chip sets. I guess you
>> are loading a 'blob', the term used for the extracted firmware of the
>> manufacturers software.
>> The 'wireless-tools' package is the best to interface with as the 'iw'
>> commands are very useful. I will try and dig my notes up with the
>> commands that I used and post them for you..
>> It seems like you should be able to at least figure out where the wifi
>> is connected, i.e. usb or pci buss, I bet on the pci buss as it's faster
>> I believe...
>> On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 12:01 AM, Stanisław Findeisen
>> On 2014-06-05 23:08, Jack Wilborn wrote:
>> > Might be that the wireless is 'wlan0' instead. Might want to look at
>> > your config files to see it it's being used. The items you are using
>> > (like 'lsusb', I assume you used 'lspci -vv' or something like
>> that) are
>> > tools that read all ports, and usually the wifi stuff is located on a
>> > psi connection (does not have to be)..
>> > What installation stuff did you do? (like 'wireless-tools') that
>> > give you some indication of if it's working. Plus I think the 'lo' is
>> > the local loopback.
>> > Jack
>> According to the wiki:
, when using
>> NetworkManager, the wireless interface should not be referenced within
>> Debian's /etc/network/interfaces file.
>> So I didn't take any configuration steps, besides installing (aptitude)
>> the packages:
>> firmware-iwlwifi (non-free)
>> and their dependencies.
>> I am using KDE. It says that network-manager-kde:
is a dummy
>> package, and that network-manager-gnome:
works in KDE
too. But I can't see a systray applet anywhere, unless I run nm-applet
>> from the command line.
>> I also disabled openvpn on startup (I think it was installed as one of
>> the dependencies).
>> openvpn 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:off
> I'm sorry, but it was simply disabled in the BIOS config. :)
> The reason I couldn't find the right configuration switch was that it
> was in Security -> I/O Port Access, instead of Config -> Network.
> This +
a proper stanza in /etc/network/interfaces solved the issue. No
> NetworkManager needed.
LOL, don't you just LOVE how manufacturers make those settings