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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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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, the first startup 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 ...
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Wireless Network not working after Installation

I have just installed Elementary OS. My WiFi is not working. There are tons of solutions out there, and i have no idea which will work. Rather than trying all of them, it would be nice to have a ...
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Wifi not working laptop Prestigio smartbook 133s

TRUBLE WITH WIFI PRESTIGIO SMARTBOOK 133S
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Can't connect to or view networks after closing laptop

I have an HP Stream notebook laptop that used to run Windows 8.1, but recently I bought a USB flash drive, so I wiped my laptop clean and installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. It was working fine. I was ...
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Elementary OS Loki wifi will not connect 2018

I've got a fresh install of Elementary OS, and am unable to connect to wifi. Details below. Elementary OS Version: uname -ra Linux waynes-world 4.13.0-37-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 7 ...
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wireless disconnected problem

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad TSeries and my wireless isn't working. Like a lot of people, the wireless doesn't connect, just says "Enable wireless to discover nearby wireless access points.". I've been ...
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Loki - “Connect” button disable when trying to connect to a hidden network

I just hide my Wi-fi connection at home and since then I have to add again the network manually every time I shut down and turn on my computer. Steps to reproduce: 1.- Connect to hidden network. 2.-...
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How can I connect to the free wifi in cafe

I'm in the Starbucks and I couldn't connect to their free wifi, login page just wouldn't show up(any browsers). I tried to direct to the login page by copying login link form my smartphone, but it ...
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elementary os wifi bug problem

I have an access problem with internet connection after succesfully get an ip from AP cisco aironet 3800. I can't do internet's activity such as browsing, downloading, etc. It's opposed, if i connect ...
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wifi connection too slow

Yesterday I installed Elementary OS on my PC. The process was very simple following the indications given. The pc is working very well, looks very good, the system is very intuitive and I am convinced ...
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E OS Loki Wifi still drops even with kernel 4.13.0

I've tried several methods I could find but my wifi still drops after waking up from sleeping/suspending. The icon only shows Ethernet option. uname -r 4.13.0-36-generic lspci ... 08:00.0 Network ...
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Can't connect to internet with my old MacBook Air running Elementary OS

I've installed the Elementary OS onto my old MacBook Air. I can't get the laptop to recognize and connect to my wifi though. Any suggestions? Pix... 934 shows that I don't have a regular LAN ...
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Wifi Not working properly

I have problem connecting to internet using my office wifi OFFICE WIFI: Google Chrome works Terminal cant connect properly doing update or downloading software center not working mail client not ...
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Unable to see Wifi conncections

After trying Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki using Live USB, I installed the OS on my dual boot machine (Lenovo Z510) by replacing pre-existing Ubuntu. Everything worked perfectly fine in the USB live mode - ...
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It found my wifi during installation but it is missing after rebooting

I installed the os (Loki 0.4.1) on my Dell XPS M1530. At the beginning of the install it found my wireless network. I checked the boxes to install 3rd party drivers, and to download updates. The ...
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Elementary os wifi keeps trying to connect but never does

Does anyone know how to fix this? My PC is dual booting windows and elementary os.
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My wifi suddenly has stop working (unclaimed network)

It was just fine, until the update, after that my WiFi stop working. When i type lshw -C network it show this: *-network NO RECLAMADO descripción: Network controller producto: BCM43142 ...