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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 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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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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Lost access to wifi

I am using an Alpha Litebook with Eos. It was funcitoning well. I tried to update the os via the application centre and it hung before finishing. Once rebooted, all access to wifi dissappeared. I ...
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Problem wifi with network card rtl8723be

I have installed yesterday elementary os, it's all good but i have a problem with my network card rtl8723be. Anytime i turn on my pc i should put those string in the terminal: sudo modprobe -r ...
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Newbie question about Edimax EW-7811UN

I recently installed elementary 0.4 and I haven't downloaded os updates yet. The Edimax EW-7811UN wi-fi usb dongle works right off the bat with elementary. Problem is, it also used to work with ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 WiFi does not work

I'm absolutely newbie in Linux world, and wanted to try it. By looking distros in the internet, came to Elementary OS which is I liked very much due its clean design. So, downloaded it (0.4.1), ...
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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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After booting from disk no wifi access appears only ethernet wired

I want to try elementary OS before installing so I booted from ISO disk Loki 0.4.1. After start up, there is no internet connection. when I click on the icon, the open window only shows a connection ...
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No WiFi on MacBook Pro 2009 after full install [duplicate]

After running the full install I do not have WiFi anymore. I know that this can be fixed with drivers but I’m afraid I don’t know how to do that. Thanks for all help! Broadcom Inc 802.11.a/b/g/n ...
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Wifi stays Disable in HP X360 i5

I have checked all the solutions mentioned on this website but none worked for me. WIFI stays disabled. Pls. find attached below picture for the reference.
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Asrock DeskMini Wifi kit

is there anyone who knows if the Asrock DeskMini Wifi kit is supported by the current eOS Juno Kernel? Thank you.
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Wifi Issues with Elementary OS

Whenever I connect to my network, it connects fine for about 10-15 minutes until it still shows up as connected to the network in the upper-right corner but if I try to do anything that requires ...
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elementary OS WiFi problem Lenovo

I just installed elementary OS Loki on my Lenovo yoga 3 pro and can't get the wifi to work. Any suggestions for me?
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Wireless Networks Not appearing Elementary Loki 0.4.1

(Posted on Ubuntu, they suggested I take my question here. xpost below) Complete noob so forgive me. I'm setting up a relative's computer and we've installed Elemerntary OS (0.4.1 Loki) The kernel is ...
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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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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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Elementary won't connect to internet with dual boot

I have a dual boot with Windows 10 and Elementary Loki. Internet has always been faster on Windows (which I've wondered about for a while), but now Elementary no longer connects. The internet icon ...
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Wifi still dont work after a new fresh install

Well I'm realy new in Linux and I install Elementary os juno but. I have a problem i cant use wifi in win 10 it was no problem but I realy want to use my notebook with wifi and not with an Lan cable. ...
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Wifi still dont work after fresh install [on hold]

Well I'm realy new in Linux and I install Elementary os juno but. I have a problem i cant use wifi in win 10 it was no problem but I realy want to use my notebook with wifi and not with an Lan cable. ...
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Fresh eOS Installation - WiFi not working. Laptop has no Ethernet Port

I've just installed eOS on to a HP Steam laptop which was extremely slow on Windows. eOS was installed as the primary OS, no dual boot, and I selected the option to completely wipe the hard drive. I ...
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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 wireless drivers via USB?

I just installed elementary on my new laptop besides the Windows 10 boot it came with. Problem now is, wireless connectivity isn't working. After looking into multiple threads regarding the problem, I'...
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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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Why does wifi not work after elementary OS 5.0 Juno installs on my late 2008 MacBook Pro?

elementary OS 5.0 Juno works perfect on my 15" inch late 2008 MacBook Pro when I run the OS on USB stick. In particular, the wifi works flawlessly. So why does wifi not work after elementary OS 5.0 ...
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Trouble logging into public wifi hotspots

I am admittedly relatively inexperienced in Linux so maybe I am missing something. I have gotten the wifi to work on my laptop (an HP Pavillion DM4 Beats edition) and it connects fine to something I ...
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Why can't my Lenovo laptop connect to my school wifi?

I have a lenovo ideapad 100S - 11IBY running Windows 10 Home (not updated) which only has problems with my school wi-fi. Apart from that it can connect to every other wifi spot (bus wifi, home wifi, ...
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I can't see any wireless setting in loki 0.4. Please help!

There isn't any wifi setting, and i am a noob, dont know how to fix it.
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How can I use WiFi on my notebook computer?

After installing elementary OS (elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016.iso / Juno) on a recently purchased notebook computer from HP, the device no longer has WiFi. No wireless devices are found under ...
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Wifi and keyboard backlight on Lenovo Y720

I loved the OS, easy to use and soo smoth, great for college students! I'm running on a Lenovo Y720 and, sadly the keyboard backligth and wifi has stoped working :/ i'm using dual boot, win 10 for ...
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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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Wifi is not working when bluetooth is connected

Wifi is not working when Bluetooth is connected. I connected my laptop with JBL buetooth speaker, and after that internet stop.
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Wi-Fi on elementary is such a weak signal

When I use Windows 10 I have no problems with the wifi signal and it's quite strong even in my living room. The elementary os isn't picking up the signal or something and it subsequently is very slow ...
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Cannot connect to network - Keeps asking for Password

I recently tried to dual boot Elementary OS with Windows 7. I can see WiFi networks but when I try and connect to them, it asks for the password then tries to connect. After a while it stops and asks ...
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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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Wifi not working after kernel upgrade

I have a laptop HP Pavilion with Realtek wifi card. It didn't have a driver for Linux until end of last year as you can see here. Then I installed it when it was released from this repo It worked ...
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Help please! Installed Elementary OS Juno 5 and have no Wifi options

I installed Elementary OS on my HP Notebook - 15-bw024na for the first time and I can't find a way to connect the wifi. It shows no icons or connections. I am new to Linux and was using Windows 10 ...
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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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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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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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Loading animation freezing in Loki

As I have stated in the title the loading icon animations are seem to be freezing. I have experienced this in the AppCenter update tab and during the Wi-Fi connection. However after a while the ...
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My elementary OS can't detect my wifi at all, just connect about ethernet. What to do?

It doesn't detect the ability of my laptop to connect to wifi at all. About ethernet it can connect to the internet. I use a hp15 laptop in dualboot with windows 8.1, which always could connect to ...
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WiFi Printers All Disabled?

My two WiFi printers show up but are listed as "Disabled". I cannot find any way to enable them. Any suggestions? They work perfectly on my Linux Mint laptop.
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WiFi issues on 2017 MacBook Air [duplicate]

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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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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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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WiFi networks not showing in elementary OS loki

i just installed elementary os and dual booted it with my windows 10 OS. but after everything my wifi does not see networks whereas these networks show full bars in my windows os. it only shows a ...
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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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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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How to enable Wifi in elementary OS Loki?

I have a Asus K501UQ with an Intel which worked fine on my Windows partition. I've put on Elementary OS (Loki) but the card is disabled and I'm not able to enable it. rfkill list all returns 0: ...
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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 ...