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Re: WiFi works during install, not after



On Sat 29 Oct 2016 at 17:26:38 +0100, Lisi Reisz wrote:

> On Saturday 29 October 2016 15:30:51 Carl Fink wrote:
> > On 10/29/2016 10:21 AM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 26 October 2016 18:24:04 Carl Fink wrote:
> > >> Thanks.
> > >>
> > >> I actually remember seeing it now that you remind me.
> > >>
> > >> Define "desktop". I set up Xfce4.
> > >
> > > But did you do so DURING INSTALLATION?  So the complete question, which
> > > you have still not answered in its entirety, was:
> > > "Did you install a desktop during the installation?"
> > >
> > > Desktop is as defined in tasksel during the installation.  (Tasksel uses
> > > the actual word "desktop")
> > >
> > > The "during", which you have continued to ignore, is important and could
> > > be the crux of your problem.
> >
> > Quibble: not "ignore". Fail to understand the question. Functionally thea

What was there not to understand. To quote:

  > Did you install a desktop *during* the installation?

The "during" is highlighted. It's an easy enough question to answer. How
many mails was it before we got a definitive answer?

> > same, intentionality different.
> >
> > Yes, during installation.

Not that it will alter the OP's point of view: the functionality of
installing Xfce from the installer is not the same as installing from a
running system.

> Right, so that is not the problem.  I'm afraid I stand by my ignore - you 
> clearly do understand "during", so you were ignoring it!! ;-)
>
> Did you install the laptop stuff during installation?  If not, try rerunning 
> tasksel (it is a command that is available and seems not to require root) and 
> making sure that you have got the laptop stuff as well as the desktop stuff.  
> I don't know what you do about the fact that you have not at this moment got 
> running wi-fi, which you did have last time you ran tasksel, but run it 
> anyway and see if it helps.

Running tasksel will not repeat or replicate the d-i environment.

He hadn't got running wi-fi because he had cocked something up. Maybe he
has it now,

-- 
Brian


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