One thing you will notice about using major application like OpenOffice with Knoppix and other ‘live’ CD distributions of Linux is that loading times can be quite slow. You are reporting the following post: Just starting out and have a question? Type iwconfig into the terminal to see what wireless network interfaces have been detected. Browse through the start menu to find an assortment of other essential programs, from media players to text editors.

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Try searching the Internet or posting in the knoppxi forums for your Linux distribution to see if there’s support for the chipset your card uses.

PCSTATS Beginners Guides PCSTATS Review – Setting up network connections with Knoppix Linux

Steps Most wireless adapters are not designed for use in Linux and depend on non-free proprietary drivers and firmware which inevitably leads to problems. It appears the wireless drivers are not being loaded.

Can I use an internal PCI modem? The above methods tend to rely on proprietary software that requires Microsoft Windows. But you don’t see any of that, you’re just on the net automatically. How do I set up WiFi connectivity in Linux?


So how do I go about installing this driver?? CNET’s Forum on Linux is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. Help answer questions Learn more. Not Helpful 4 Helpful 0. If it were any more automatic it would be a macintosh. This is one of the unfortunate sacrifices you make for the flexibility of a ‘live’ operating system you can take anywhere. Sorry, it’s mildly advanced.

References Ubuntu forums How To: Go to your browser and type in the address ” kboppix By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. There has been a significant effort by the Konppix community and some manufacturers to improve this situation and most recently released Linux distributions will support a significant number of wireless cards.

You are posting a reply to: If you are using DSL or a modem connection, you can use the included configuration utilities to set up your connection easily. Try configuring your network card manually.

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Wi-Fi on Knoppix 5.0

Please try again now or at a later time. Something happened to my USB Knoppix where Leafpad would not open anymore and also the text files wouldn’t open anymore either.

Answer this question Flag as Back to Linux forum 5 total posts. WiFi on Knoppix 5. Avoid downloading from “Unknown Source” or external store. To create this article, 19 people, some anonymous, worked to edit wif improve it over time.

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Plug your router into your internet socket if you want to share your internet.