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by Topher
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Using MX-16 - A Scanning problem
Replies: 4
Views: 521

Solved - Using MX-16 - A Scanning problem

I have an HP Photosmart 7820. Using xsane, it recognized the device but I get the error message of: Failed to start scanning: Invalid argument. Checking the internet, I saw that there were problems with xsane with that same error message but the fix seemed to be beyond what I can do. So I tried usin...
by Topher
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Encryption Questions in MX-17
Replies: 4
Views: 1488

Re: Encryption Questions in MX-17

As a follow on question. What about if a new user is added; is the new user's home also encrypted with their own password?
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

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sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-acer.conf <<< "blacklist acer_wmi"
Thank you asinoro, I can now use wifi. :happy:
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

root@mx:/home/karen# lsmod Module Size Used by nls_ascii 16384 0 nls_cp437 20480 0 vfat 20480 0 fat 69632 1 vfat uas 24576 0 usb_storage 69632 1 uas cpufreq_conservative 16384 0 cpufreq_powersave 16384 0 cpufreq_stats 16384 0 cpufreq_userspace 16384 0 uinput 20480 1 nfsd 327680 2 auth_rpcgss 61440 ...
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

nmcli radio wifi on
That didn't do anything
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

I did rfkill unblock all then: ifconfig wlan0 up then right clicked on the network manager icon but trying to enable wifi does not work. I then pressed fn12 and ran ifconfig wlan0 up and got: SIOSCSFFLAGS Operation not possible due to RF-kill I then tried to enable wifi with the network manager whic...
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

karen@mx:~ $ lspci -nnk | grep -A2 0280 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 [8086:095a] (rev 59) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 [8086:5010] Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi karen@mx:~ $ rfkill list all 0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:...
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Re: Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

I have looked at the different HP manuals trying to find one that showed the exact model I have and none have shown the same right side / left side views that I have. But they do show that the fn12 key controls wireless on/off. But pushing that fn key doesn't seem to do anything. I have tried variou...
by Topher
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 5806

Solved - Trying to get wifi to work on an HP 17-bs0xx laptop

My sister got beguiled by QVC to get an HP 17-bs0xx laptop and then sent it to me to put MX on it for her. The NetworkManager shows: wifi is disabled lspci: 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 15) 02:00.0 Network...
by Topher
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: MX KDE
Topic: (Solved) Update caused KDE PIM problem
Replies: 6
Views: 2700

Re: Update caused KDE PIM problem

I found my answer - I had to do this: sudo mkdir /var/lib/mysql-files
That fixed things for me. Heart attack avoided. :p

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