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Pi 3 WIFI ISSUES

Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:52 pm
by Maikoule
Hi everyone,

I'm running my raspberry pi3 with the official full Jessie img that is supposed to include wifi setup, but I don't have the wifi icon on the top right of the screen and when i use the request
ifconfig -a
it prints :
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it seems that the firmwares aren't installed
How is it possible to install it?

Thx you

Re: Pi 3 WIFI ISSUES

Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:53 pm
by fruitoftheloom
Maikoule wrote:Hi everyone,

I'm running my raspberry pi3 with the official full Jessie img that is supposed to include wifi setup, but I don't have the wifi icon on the top right of the screen and when i use the request
ifconfig -a
it prints :
2016-04-03-174533_1024x600_scrot.jpg
it seems that the firmwares aren't installed
How is it possible to install it?

Thx you
In your picture the "2 Screen" Network Icon is showing on the TaskBar :?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/anothe ... ace-update

Re: Pi 3 WIFI ISSUES

Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:23 pm
by Maikoule
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it's my ethernet connexion, when I unplug the wire and restart the RPi3, it displays that the eth0 is down, but nothing about wlan0

Re: Pi 3 WIFI ISSUES

Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:25 pm
by ice-minus
I switched back to using TP Link mini dongle. Had nothing but problems with internal wlan and Netgear Nighthawk router

Re: Pi 3 WIFI ISSUES

Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:34 pm
by Maikoule
It's weird, as if it was unable to find the hardware....