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Questions tagged [wifi]

WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.

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WiFi issues on 2017 MacBook Air

So I just installed elementary 5.0 on my MacBook Air (2017), from a Flash Drive, and while the network connection seemed to work perfectly during installation, and while it saved the network info ...
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LinSSID does not work

I've installed LinSSID by the "Applications" graphical interface but it doesn't launch. LinSSID shows up in the dock for a while with no window on the screen. I've uninstalled it, thanks to the ...
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Elementary Installer Stuck on Wifi Selection Screen

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my Macbook Pro 15" early 2013 and the installer freezes on wifi selection system. I can select a Wi-Fi, enter a password or continue without selecting a wifi. ...
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Cant turn on WiFi only Ethernet

Hi guys i cant seem to turn on my WiFi at all. I can only connect through Ethernet it seems. I'm curious if I didn't download Elementary correctly. When I goto wifi it wont turn on after i select it. ...
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No wireless network after installation of elementary OS Juno

I just installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on an Acer Aspire 5750Z; nothing else is on the hard drive. During installation, a popup indicated some "WiFi networks available" and that I could connect one ...
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Problems with WIFI

I just installed elementary on my Windows PC and I have problems with wireless network : the WIFI networks are not detected. You can see the wireless connexion is enabled, but it says it is disabled.....
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Wireless Adapters issue in Elementary OS

I recently installed elementary OS on my machine, I am facing a problem when connecting to the internet. I have my inbuilt WiFi adapter in the laptop and I was using an external WiFi high bandwidth ...
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Macbook Pro 2012 WiFi card not supported?

When I was installing elementary OS i could connect to WiFi. This was when I was using a USB flash drive to hold the elementary image. I booted into the USB drive, connected to my WiFi, then clicked "...
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Selected Wifi in menu bar differs from System Settings>Network page

When looking at the list of wifi networks in the menu bar's wifi icon it seems to show (as indicated by the check mark) that I am connected to a network that I am not actually connected to. The system ...
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HP 15-da0103ng WIFI not working

I just bought an HP 15-da0103ng. Unfortunately WIFI is not working with elementary OS 5. I tried several approaches to install a Driver for Realtek 8821CE but so far nothing turned out to work. Can ...
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Can't Select Existing Wireless Network In Loki

The wifi selector in the upper right generally shows my list of networks, and when I want to change a network, I click the network I want, a check is placed in the circle beside the network, and the ...
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new Elementary user, wifi && graphics questions

I've done my homework and started using Elementary on my Acer Swift 3 the wifi connectivity is terrible, windows gave me constant stable connection, where elementary fails to do that Should i use ...
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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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How do I activate the internet?

I am connected to the network, but I can not open any page in the browser nor does it work in the App Center I'm on Juno 5.0
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How to Install Driver for Realtek RTL8822BE in Juno

I'm a total newb to Linux, and I'm not that computer savvy in the first place. Please forgive me if this question is merely an advertisement for my ignorance. I managed to get eOS Juno installed on ...
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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Wi-Fi slowing down when using Bluetooth

I am using an ASUS F402SA with a Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth chip. The problem is I can’t connect correctly to my Bluetooth speaker (Bose soundlink mini II). It will only connect if I turn on and off ...
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No Wi-Fi in elementary OS after install even though it worked in the live session

after installation of elementary OS 5.0 Juno on a Dell Latitude E6220 I have the problem that wifi does not work. During the installation as well as using the live version everything was okay. All the ...
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Randomly WiFi gets unclaimed and connection dissapears on Juno

This is a bit strange issue, since I tried to find a pattern when the WiFi gets to this unclaimed state, but couldn't figure it out. At first it was just after waking the device (Lenovo T450s) up, but ...
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Wi-Fi Button doesn't work

I have a problem with the Wi-Fi button on elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki. I'm able to open the Wi-Fi menu in the top-bar, but when I disable the wireless connection with the light-blue button I can't turn on ...
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Airplane mode turns on after closing lid with “Do nothing” on lid close setting turned on

I have Elementary OS set up so that it does nothing on lid close, although laptop stays on when I close the lid, airplane mode turns on and my wireless connection disconnects. How do I prevent this ...
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Some bugs I found + 'code' related questions

I have downloaded and install elementary OS 5.0 Juno for a few days now and during that time, I think I have noticed some bugs, mostly just minor. For starter, every time you log in to the OS, the ...
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Can't get my WiFi (D-Link DWA-182 Wireless USB Adapter) running

I am trying to install WiFi drivers for elementary os on my stationary PC by exchanging downloaded files (ubuntu packages) using a WiFi connection from my laptop. I downloaded several ubuntu packages ...
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Problem with my wifi netwowrk

my name is Francesco, i send you one question for the problem with my wifi. I Install today this OS but my Wifi don't start. My network wifi is REALTEK 8821CE and my os don't find them. If you have a ...
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LOKI Wifi disabled when laptop goes to sleep(elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki)

Hello Community members, I have a problem with my wifi. When my computer goes to sleep wireless and wired connections are getting disabled. To enable them I had to restart the system, Otherwise ...
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Broadcom 4360 Wifi (2013 MacBook Air) on Juno?

Just installed Juno on a 2013 MacBook Air. It's got a Broadcom 4360 wireless chip, which works great on the Live CD/USB, but the driver isn't there after install. Is there a simple way to get ...
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Juno no wireless after upgrading from loki

I've just installed Juno and wireless networking is not working. Clicking the networking item in the top right, it just gives a switch for Wired and the Network settings... items. There is no entry ...
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Power Setting doesnt work

Elementary OS Juno. Dell Inspiron 5767. I try to prevent my laptop from suspend after some time of inactivity. I choose "Never" in both Plugged In and On Battery, but Laptop still suspend after some ...
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How good is the support for wireless usb adapters in elementary OS? And what would some good options be?

I really want to switch to something new. I'm completely done with Windows, and I'm now considering elementary OS. But I've been doing some research, and it's my understanding that Linux doesn't play ...
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No WiFi MacBook Pro after ElementaryOS install

Just installed Elementary OS on mid-2009 MacBook Pro. During install, the installer displays and connects to my WiFi network, but after install it does not. In addition, no networks show up. There is ...
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Wifi problem: network module not loaded

i've used a little usb-key with last elementary live. Ok to every pc i use except for one: my WinPad x201 3g of Mediacom .. xfect for me but .. .. live can't load realtek module: - rtl8723bs. I ...
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Automatically switch between wired connection + hotspot on and wireless connection + hotspot off

This post explains how to Automatically create WiFi hotspot after boot. I'm using that solution but when my laptop is not connected by cable, there is no internet connection to share via the hotspot. ...
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Wifi connection is weak (rtl8723be)

My laptop's WiFi card is rtl8723be. It keeps disconnecting even when the hotspot is two metres away. Please help :)
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No wifi on Macbook Pro mid 2010

I'm switching to Linux to save my old 2010 Macbook, since it is almost unusable with the newer versions Mac OS. I just finished setting up Elementary OS, but the wifi will not work. During setup, I ...
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Problems when recognizing wifi connection

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the wifi is recognized with a low signal percentage although it is on the side of the modem and when I am a bit far away it does not even recognize it....
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Can't get wifi on my Lenovo Ideapad 320

I can't get my wifi to work on my Lenovo Ideapad 320. I think I have tried all solutions that I've found on the internet. I have Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki installed on my pc. Any ideas how to get it ...
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Wifi sometimes no longer works

Greatings, How this happens: I am on Internet on elementary OS and all of a sudden Internet no longer works, I realize this for instance because I can't load any website anymore. Then the network ...
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wifi network unclaimed : broadcom

My wifi connectivity has recently stopped. I am using an HP Probook with elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. I use the app manager to maintain my software state. As far as I can tell the device is still there. ...
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wifi problem in dual boot

Hi earlier i used ubuntu 14 and 16. Now am using elementray and i have same problem every time. for ex: when install elementray firs i try it bu clicking 'try without installing' there my wifi is ...
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Wifi doesn't appear in network settings

4.1 on an iMac dual core intel as my main OS. Until today, the wifi network was working fine, but suddenly as i started again my computer this afternoon, i cannot find wireless connections in my ...
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Wi-Fi found but no access points -challenge with HP EliteBook G2

and greetings from Finland, Europe. I've been a linux user for past 12 years, and decided to switch to Elementary when I bought recently a used Elite HP G2 Laptop, tried around 6 different distros ...
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Randomly Losing Internet connection but still shows connected

A lot of times I will be watching youtube and the video will stop loading. then I try to load another web page and my web browser says no Internet connection. I normally use opera but when I use ...
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Juno 5.0 beta first startup after install no wifi MPB 6,1

After installing Juno, even after trying it from the live CD with the wifi up and running successfully, at the first startup of Juno, wifi is not installed on MBP 6,1
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Turn off Bluetooth by default

Okay, so I've browsed answers to this question but found none to be satisfying. The question is: how can I make eOS behave like literally every other OS I know and keep the settings for wireless ...
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Wifi card not working Loki

I have come to this issue since yesterday that the only way I can get internet from using my computer is by sharing my phone's connection via USB. My wifi card seems like it is not even activated. I ...
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BCM43142 and linux kernel 4.15.0-24-generic

I've got trouble - wi-fi not working on 4.15.0-24-generic. I tried rebuild module: Building initial module for 4.15.0-24-generic ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-headers-4.15.0-24-generic ...
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Switching from ethernet to wifi. Wifi won't connect

I have fully functioning WLAN and Ethernet on my eOS machine. When I disconnect from Ethernet, both Wired and Wireless network interfaces are greyed out in the Network Settings. I can set to ...
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Installed Loki and access to the internet does not work

I have just installed Loki and although the wifi was discovered in both try before install mode and during installation process, access to the internet either by wifi or Ethernet is not working post ...
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Remote access options for off-site tech support

Thinking of installing elementary on a new, internet-only, set of workstations at the office for some of our employees. I've built some barebones PCs and want to take advantage of how lightweight ...
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Trying to fix wifi problem, modinfo error

So, I have the RTL8723BE problem. I tried to fix it. I downloaded rtlwifi and installed it (success), but at some point, I lost my wifi connection. Then, i got the "modprobe: ERROR: could not insert '...