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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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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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Any one using Surface Pro 4 ? I have ramdon wireless conection lost?

Since the previous elementary OS i have this issue I really want to use this OS as my primary OS but beside this wireless isue I have also another issue that wasn't in the previus OS that i have no ...
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Wireless Problem

I'm new to Linux and I've started to use Elementary Os. Im so happy with it but I have a problem. I saw this problem too Mint and Ubuntu too. When I open my Computer I have internet connection. Then ...
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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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Wifi keeps searching and won't connect

I have HP Notebook 15 having Realtek rtl8821ce with Juno installed. This driver worked for Wifi. But now every time system starts or resumes from suspend, Wifi keeps on searching and fails to connect ...
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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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No wifi on Juno

Newbie here, eOS seems to work pretty well apart from the fact that i can't connect to the internet through wifi, it doesn't even show any available networks. Just a network settigs button. My wifi ...
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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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USB wireless not working

How to install Realtek 8812bu wireless adapter have install cd for Linux I can unzip but after that I’m lost. I grasp terminal sudo just don’t know the commands and libraries. This USB WIRELESS ...
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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 with Toshiba Satelite

I loaded OS on my Toshiba laptop. After it was loaded and restarted there was no wifi connection and it didn't show in the connection settings. The only thing I had was Ethernet. I went to the ...
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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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How do I use macchanger with elementary OS?

I have recently installed elementary OS. I have installed macchanger and have tried to use it. It appears that macchanger works, given is spits out a new MAC address for my wireless NIC. However, ...
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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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share internet connection through usb

It's possible to share laptop's WIFI connection to a mobile through USB?. I think Hot-spot might do the trick but, Turning on the Hot-spot , will disconnect from any connected wireless networks
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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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Atheros AR9287 disconnecting after 5 min

Just installed eOS and I'm a bit new to linux, so some help would be much appreciated. just installed on an Acer Aspire with an atheros AR9287 wireless card. when I boot it will connect to the ...
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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 '...
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Wi-fi network completely disables when I close lid (suspend)

My wi-fi completely disables not allowing me to enable it again (see photo) when I close the lid of my laptop. I found a post regarding the same issue but the solution posted there did not work for ...
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Wifi interface not displaying

I have a fresh install of elementary os and I cannot connect to wifi. Only way to access internet is through LAN. I found similar problems on this forum but none of them could fix my problem. some ...
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How can I disable networking and bluetooth indefinetly?

On my laptop I'm only holding high sensitive data. I want to disable the OS from going online or connecting to bluetooth devices at all and indefinetly. I want it to be impossible to go online with ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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WiFi does not work after first install

I just installed elementary OS on my Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S, using a qualcomm atheros qca6174 wireless card. After installation WiFi does not work. The switch is on, but I says "wifi is disabled". ...
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Having issues with wireless connections on fresh elementaryOS install (0.4.1 loki)

This is the same post as I asked on reddit a while ago; I couldn't get a solution to my problem there, so here I am. I've seen multiple questions similar to this, but none of them had a working ...
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Wifi not working after installation

I'm new to Linux so please bear with me. I've just installed 0.4.1 Loki from a USB drive and whereas the wifi worked when I booted up from the USB drive, it doesn't after full installation. If I go ...
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How can I get the wl driver to work?

Wifi works with the live USB. But once installed, I get nothing. I tried to sudo modprobe wl, but I get a message that says Module wl not found in directory /lib/modules/4.13.-32-generic. It's a ...
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embarrasing wifi mac question

ive been trying to get the wifi working on a mid 2010 macbook pro - its a funny one as ive never managed to get wifi working on this machine before other than through ios. Anyway if anyone can help me ...