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You can use the iwconfig tool to find this info out: $ iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"SECRETSSID" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: 00:10:7A:93:AE:BF Bit Rate=48 Mb/s Tx-Power=14 dBm Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Power Management:off Link ...
Please take a look at this tutorial that shows how to setup a wifi client. Specifically the section on setting it up via the command-line as you're trying to do. Tutorial's titled: WiFiHowToUse, specifically this section. There are some slight differences in the steps outlined in this tutorial from what you've described thus far in your question. For ...
When you say you installed it alongside windows do you mean that you are dual booting windows and mint? Or are you running a virtual instance within windows? Either way try this from the command line: ifconfig wlan0 up && iwlist wlan0 scan | egrep -i "ssid|cipher" If you get some kind of error check to see if you even have a wlan0 config file in ...
I have a similar mac that I run Arch on assuming you have a broadcom card there are three possible drivers that may (or may not) work. (broadcom-wl) works for me. Also check pm-utils for powersaving settings. Further details on both can be found on the Arch wiki here For further help post the wireless card info found with lspci.
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