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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Wi-Fi doesnt work after update

My wi-fi stopped working. I used to have this problem from time to time and service network-manager restart was always enough to fix it, but after system update the wi-fi doesn't work at all even ...
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problems with wifi rtl8723be

I recently install elementary and I found that I can't connect to any network, I looked for in Google and it's a problem with drivers. If you know about please answer me, please.
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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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Ralink RT3070 driver problem

I'm trying to get my Alfa Networks WIFI dongle (based on RT3070) to work, but it seems that the necessary package (firmware-ralink) is not availabe in elementary os. It is in the non-free debian repo. ...
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Realtek RTL8101 Wi-Fi services on Loki (elementary OS 0.4)

Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI EXPRESS FAST/GIGABIT Ethernet Controller Laptop is Hp-r014-tx
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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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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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Wireless Connection disabled in elementary OS on Lenovo t430s. Help?

Totally new to elementary OS and Linux, but I have been working hard to try to understand more about this wonderful world of Linux. I will cut it short - my wifi was not working on Windows 10, ...
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Can't switch to wireless mode

Some days ago I install on my PC elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki with parallel Win 8.1. But I have a trouble. When start elementary OS, I have only wired connection and can't switch it on wireless. The ...
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Can't get my usb wifi adaptor working

Well,I am getting problems with my usb wifi adapter (output by lsusb) Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter, Here is an another guy ...
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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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wifi not working..kernel update not working

my wifi adapter is Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 and wifi is not working . i searched for my adapter driver on intel site and found this :http://www.intel.in/content/www/in/en/support/network-and-...
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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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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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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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WiFi does not work anymore

I installed elementary OS on a hp laptop, and everything was working fine. Suddenly, after 3 days Internet connection does not work anymore. The laptop connects to the WiFi, but Internet won't work. I ...
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My wifi has stopped working, unclaimed network?

Like the title says, my wifi card seems to have stopped working. My ethernet is working fine though. The results from my lshw -C network are as followed *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network ...
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Wifi network keeps disappearing (Intel 3160 wireless card)

I have a lenovo b50, recently installed elementary os. While the wifi is theoretically working at times, it keeps fooling around after coming back from sleep mode. What it does is, that it suddenly ...
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Loki Wifi keep turning off on ASUS X45U Laptop

My wifi keep turning off after 5 seconds First time first, i cant activate nor deactivate the wifi by Fn + F2 (Asus laptop problem, same old with Freya) usually i did connecting wifi by sleeping and ...
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Wifi Internet access problem

I installed elementary os loki recently. There was a problem that the wifi kept asking for password again and again. I run a terminal command to disable 802.11n. The command solved that problem but ...
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Problems with WiFi after recent loading of Loki 0.4

After recently installing Elementary Loki 0.4 I cannot seem to get WiFi to work and updates are stalled "waiting for package manager lock" after authentication. this seems to mean that I cannot load/...
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Touchpad and wlan not working

I just installed Elementary on my Lenovo S21e. Looks really good but my touchpad and wifi are not working. hope this can be solved. greets, Maarten
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Very weak wifi strength

I just installed a fresh copy of elementary os on my Asus TP500LB laptop and for some reason the wifi strength is very bad. I normally study at school in the library and just yesterday I was there but ...