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by art.horne
Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

I'm having the same problem too. I don't understand why so many people are having the same/similar problem with wi-fi but not ethernet.
by art.horne
Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

James,
Go back up this thread until you see the post from MrEngman on Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:06 pm. I had the same problem and his solution fixed my problem.

Good luck,
Art
by art.horne
Fri Sep 25, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Restore from BerryBoot
Replies: 3
Views: 3009

Re: Restore from BerryBoot

Hi, KLL Thanks for the reply. It helped a lot but i"m still a long way from success! I'm a total newbie with Linux. Is there any source or tutorial on how to set up external usb hard drive to back up my KODI settings that you know of? I just want to save and restore various stages of my KODI and the...
by art.horne
Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Restore from BerryBoot
Replies: 3
Views: 3009

Restore from BerryBoot

Greetings, I have a raspberry Pi2B and am running two OS's Raspbian (wheezy) and OpenELEC 5.0.8. They are working fine. My problem is I spent hours setting up Kodi and then, using BerryBoot did a backup of KODI to the rom. Then I screwed up Kodi and I wanted to restore from the backup. Well, I ended...
by art.horne
Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

MrEngman, First, I have to learn how to type better! Those typos were why I wanted to know how to edit. I fixed them. Thank you for that. Now the BIG THANKYOU for the rest of your post!!!! I now have wlan0 access to the web. It took a while because I started doing as you suggested without first rese...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Is it possible to edit a post to correct typo or add something to it? I wanted to add one more thing to my previous post (above). When I boot the RPI the long scrolling display of the booting actions has one area that I'm not sure about. It starts near the bottom below where it says: INIT: Entering ...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Greetings, all. I'm not finding any solutions to my problem. I've googled, looked at many forums, PM'ed a knowledgeable surporter of this thread and I'm at my wits end. I've seen many other posts saying they have exactly the same problem but none of their solutions has helped me. I have a RPI 2B run...
by art.horne
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Hi rpdom, Thanks for the reply. Here is my /etc/network/interfaces file looks like after adding in the dns-nameservers. auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet manual auto wlan0 allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet manual dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 wpa-roam /etc wpa_ supplicant/wpa_suppl...
by art.horne
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Duh! I just saw that the reference to rpi-transfer was your signature. I looked up your info and saw that. Oh well. I'm learning.
Art
by art.horne
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

ok, I rebooted and checked the resolv.conf file while connected to eth0 and I now have a slightly different file so the installation of resolvconf is working. I then removed the eth0 cable and sudo reboot and got a blank resolv.conf (except for new comments). I also still can't connect to any websit...
by art.horne
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Kusti8, thanks for the reply. As I mentioned linux is new to me so I'll be asking stupid quesions for a while. I installed resolvconf ok but I don't understand the reference to rpi-transfer. Do I need to add or edit some file in the rom? I rebooted RPI after installing resolvconf but there must be s...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Here's a few other things I've found. If I plug in the eternet cable an reboot the file /etc/resolv.conf contains # Generated by resolvconf domain home nameserver 192.158.1.1 If I unplug the ethernet cable an reboot I get a connection to wlan0 and the file /etc/resolv.conf contains nothing but the c...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

I tried to install Bind9 and got a whole lot of error messages like "Something wicked happened resolving 'mirrordirector.raspbian.org:http....no address associated with hostname" I was trying to use this approach located here: https://www.samculley.co.uk/how-to-install-configure-bind9-on-raspbian-wh...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

I tried to install Bind9 and got a whole lot of error messages like "Something wicked happened resolving 'mirrordirector.raspbian.org:http....no address associated with hostname" I was trying to use this approach located here: https://www.samculley.co.uk/how-to-install-configure-bind9-on-raspbian-wh...
by art.horne
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Greetings all, I am a new user to RPI. I've been fighting a wifi problem for several weeks now and getting nowhere. I've Googled many topics and read many supposed fixes, none of which worked. Here's my problem, and I've seen many others say they have exactly the same problem. I can connect to my wi...
by art.horne
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Wi-Fi issues (Linksys WUSB54GC)
Replies: 18
Views: 2674

Re: Wi-Fi issues (Linksys WUSB54GC)

I'm having almost the same problem. I can connect to the wifi ok but can't seem to connect to the web. I can't ping anything but ifconfig shows almost the same as disorientedp except for the number of bytes tx/rx. I do have the wifi icon at the top right of the browser window and it shows "wlan0: As...
by art.horne
Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 714673

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

Help! I'm brand new with the Raspberry (and Linux) and am having very frustrating results. My number one problem is while I can get internet access with ethernet cable my wifi won't connect to the internet. If I go through all the different checks found on various tutorials my wifi network connects ...

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