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Linux Mint 18 WiFi rt3290 fix
### Fix for linux-firmware
I had some warnings/errors while installing linux-firmware
# dpkg -i linux-firmware_1.158_all.deb
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.8.0-53-generic
W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_dmc_ver1_01.bin for module i915
Warning: No support for locale: en_AU.utf8
#
To fix this
# curl -LO https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kbldmcver101.tar.bz2
# curl -LO https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kblgucver914.tar.bz2
# curl -LO https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/bxtgucver87.tar.bz2
# curl -LO https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/bxtdmcver107.tar.bz2
# tar xf kbldmcver101.tar.bz2
# tar xf kblgucver914.tar.bz2
# tar xf bxtgucver87.tar.bz2
# tar xf bxtdmcver107.tar.bz2
# cp -t /lib/firmware/i915/ bxt_guc_ver8_7/bxt_guc_ver8_7.bin kbl_dmc_ver1_01/kbl_dmc_ver1_01.bin kbl_guc_ver9_14/kbl_guc_ver9_14.bin bxt_dmc_ver1_07/bxt_dmc_ver1_07.bin
# dpkg-reconfigure locales
# update-locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8
# locale-gen --purge --no-archive
# dpkg -i linux-firmware_1.158_all.deb
# reboot
### Fix for linux-firmware
Download rt3290sta-2.6.0.0.dkms.tar from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw6He1mvtZ9GSHRMYjhSeVhUMWc/view
# sudo tar -xvf rt3290sta-2.6.0.0.dkms.tar -C /usr/src
# sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 --force
# sudo reboot
# sudo ifconfig <wireless_network_interface> up
# sudo service network-manager restart
#### References
https://askubuntu.com/questions/99651/apt-get-warning-no-support-for-locale-en-us-utf8
https://askubuntu.com/questions/253632/how-do-i-get-a-ralink-rt3290-wireless-card-working
https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=223559
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