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The download page for Chrome Canary tells me: Chrome Canary is currently not available on the linux platform. You can try Chrome Canary for Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit or OSX. The list of channels doesn't show any Canary build for Chrome.
So it seems to boot directly to Windows. No, it does not directly boot to Windows 8. If you shut down your computer properly (no standby), it should boot like any other computer before, including performing a power-on self-test (POST). The only difference is, that UEFI machines can perform this whole process much faster. Branding = Confusion A source ...
Please get a temporary internet connection; ethernet, tether or however. Open a terminal and run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer After it completes, reboot and let us hear your report. If your wireless is still not working, check for clues: dmesg | grep b43 rfkill list all
First, the command you use for parsing video cards in this case: lspci | grep VGA Is not a reliable way to do this. Reason is that for some video cards, they're not listed as a " VGA compatible controller", they could be a " Display controller", or a " 3D controller", a more reliable way to do this is: lspci -nn | grep '\[03' ...
for the wireless you have, it's Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n You might need to install the proprietary driver for it. Please connect to the Internet by using the Ethernet port (for download the driver), and open your dash, search for "driver, you will see a tool for this: Select the driver, press "apply changes" It should do the trick. ...
Not claiming to be an expert here, but here is what I found. After seeing one of my interfaces named "rename2", I checked the file /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. There I could see that both my second and third NIC had the same name, eth1. After changing the last of them to eth2, and rebooting, everything was back to normal.
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