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Month: May 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Connected but without TDE

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2014 08:26:28 -0800
On Tuesday 06 May 2014 07:23:00 you wrote:
> Hello,
> By installing something like Ubuntu 14.04 I can easily have a wifi
> connection and even install some Trinity apps.  This is by using the
> most recent repos (Raring, 13.04) as instructed in
>lation. However, when the core TDE packages are selected (using
> Synaptic), they appear as broken - missing several dependencies.
> OTOH, if I try to use Ubuntu 13.04, with which I hope the Raring
> repos are compatible, then I can't get a wifi connection - my machine
> (Lenovo Thinkpad T440s) is too recent, and I have already gone thru
> the hassle of installing firmware, drivers, etc. to no avail.  It's
> the same problem with Exe Gnu/Linux or a live CD Image for Ubuntu
> with Trinity preinstalled.
> Any ideas?  For now I can use Windows or a distro without TDE.  Also
> I think of selling the Thinkpad and using a less demanding (and
> expensive) machine.
> Robert

That wifi card probably needs the driver in the newer kernel provided by 
14.04. Switching desktop environments isn't the issue. I do not know 
what versions of Ubuntu work with option is a backported 
kernel, if available, for the Ubuntu that does work with TDE.