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by gonzo01
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - keyboard problem - new msi laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 788

Re: keyboard problem - new msi laptop

Determined that F3 key at boot is for MSI Recovery options - which no longer exist as i reformatted HD and SSD for Linux. These options are not required by me. Google eventually provided answers:- F11 at boot gives Boot Options Esc at boot accesses laptop's Bios Apart from 1 incorrectly functioning ...
by gonzo01
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: SOLVED - WiFi network problem

Finally asked Google the right question

result was old post - answer to WiFi On/Off is Fn+F11

Thanks to all who posted.
by gonzo01
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: WiFi network problem

more info: mx network assistant hardware detected 02:00.0 Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168NGW [Stone Peak] [8086:24fb] (rev 10) 03:00.0 Qualcomm Atheros Killer Gigabit Ethernet Controller [1969:e0a1] (rev 10) Wifi Status enabled Ip address External IP address: 137.59.252.227 IP address f...
by gonzo01
Thu May 31, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: WiFi network problem

thanks tascoast

I'll check the modem/router setup

meanwhile, here are the specs for the combined wifi/bluetooth in the laptop

https://ark.intel.com/products/94854/In ... ss-AC-3168

says it runs with linux
by gonzo01
Thu May 31, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: WiFi network problem

determined that wireless must not be activate (???) as led is not lit - laptop is set to airplane mode by default this is supposedly turned off with Fn/F10 but cant tell - cant explain seeing neighbours wifi laptop manual only lists wifi on/off via on-screen icon, which of course being a manufacture...
by gonzo01
Thu May 31, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - keyboard problem - new msi laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 788

Re: keyboard problem - new msi laptop

found this thread re msi notebook keyboard problems https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=295141.0 I only have problems with |\ key - \ though next to space key, though there is another key for |\ which works. Not sure about F3 key - needed to access BIOS - have managed to access on initial setup...
by gonzo01
Thu May 31, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - keyboard problem - new msi laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 788

Re: keyboard problem - new msi laptop

Counted keys - 102 incl keypad and function keys

set keyboard to Generic 102 key (Intl)pc
from Generic 105 key (Intl)PC ( default on install)

no difference re | \ keys

have also updated kernel to 4>13>0-1-amd64(x86-64)
by gonzo01
Thu May 31, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: WiFi network problem

Stevo really appreciate the help This particular laptop has been around for at least 1 1/2 years so I'd expect everything to work, though our friend Google shows many instances of problems with MSI Gaming laptops having problems with linux Anyway, as you suggested:- bill@laptop:~ $ sudo update-pciid...
by gonzo01
Wed May 30, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - WiFi network problem
Replies: 16
Views: 1903

Re: WiFi network problem

as requested $ inxi -N Network: Card-1: Intel Device 24fb driver: iwlwifi Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: alx bill@laptop:~ have tried rebooting laptop/modem-router - my network still is not autodiscovered though neighbours wifi are listed. laptop info from ...
by gonzo01
Wed May 30, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: SOLVED - keyboard problem - new msi laptop
Replies: 8
Views: 788

SOLVED - keyboard problem - new msi laptop

Keyboard problem - new msi laptop

|/\ key gives <> in terminal

keyboard defaults to Generic 105-key (Intl) PC

hardinfo shows AT Translated Set 2 Keyboard

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