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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Dell Latitude D620 wifi

This is a new installation of ElementaryOS on a Dell Latitude D620. All the files have been updated, but the wi-fi card is not enabled. Doing a sudo lshw -class network Gives me: *-network ...
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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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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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Wifi problem, help please [solved]

it turns out that my laptop had windows and I decided to put linux, specifically Elementary OS. Even though everything is fine, WiFi does not. The speed is much slower, I have 60mb and in windows I ...
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I don't know how to connect to WiFi

Just installed elementary os, I don't know how to connect to WiFi? I read some forums and sites but I didn't found anything interesting and useful
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TP-LINK TL-WN725N - slow WIFI connection, Loki

Just bought TP-LINK TL-WN725N V2. Loki recognized it properly, I was able to connect to my home wifi network. However, it works pretty slow. I'm onlt able to achieve ~15Mb/s, being ~3 meters from the ...
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RT8188eu driver problems (very old bug)

After official kernel update, my rt8188eu chipset was not working on desktop machine. There was no wifi option in network settings. So I downloaded the driver from GitHub and compiled myself, and it ...
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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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Compatibility chart

I am planning to move to Elementary OS and was wondering if there is a kind of compatibility chart. I'm planning to buy an ASUS UX390UA, but I would like to have everything working properly. Like ...
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Krack attack security updates?

I just read about the Krack attack, which describes a weakness in the WPA2 protocol that impacts almost all devices that use WiFi. More info: https://www.krackattacks.com/ https://github.com/...
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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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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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First installation

I have a lot of question before my first installation of a linux distribution. For my next job (i'll start in 1 month), i'll use a computer (with Linux). So i'll try to learn to use it before i start ...
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Automatically create WiFi hotspot after boot

Elementary allows for creation of WiFi hotspot in "network settings" menu. However, the Hotspot mode is turned off at every boot. How to make Elementary automatically create WiFi Hotspot at launch, if ...
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Wireless button will not switch on

Basically, title... I'm new to this os as I just installed it. Google didn't return much. Essentially, the wireless button will not go to the "on" position, however the ethernet button will.
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Wifi won't show up [Solved]

So I decided to screw around with operating systems I I downloaded this. I'm a complete noob so my question is: I can't turn the wifi on. I googled this about 20 times and none worked. So, can someone ...
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Wifi Notification in Wingpanel doesn't correspond with real status

In Wingpanel it seems that I have no or low wifi-connection. But my connection works fine. If I click on the wifi-icon and the list opens up, than all the curved lines of my connection are highlighted....
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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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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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How to remove Hotspot profile from ElementaryOS network settings

A few weeks ago i was messing around with creating a Hotspot but after testing it i didn't want to have it anymore, now every time my laptop starts it automatic login to the test Hotspot i created, i ...
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WiFi is not working in Loki 0.4.1 (HP Pavilion)

I am a total newbie here, and cant figure out how to get the Wifi to work on my laptop (HP Pavilion AB Series). Steps I did take: Reinstalled Elementary with Ethernet connected and checking on two ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on Dell XPS 13 9350

I am using a Dell XPS 13 9350 with a Broadcom BCM4350 wifi card. I'm unable to connect to wifi or even see the option to in the network settings area. Troubleshooting steps taken: typed sudo apt-get ...
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Wireless not connecting Lenovo v510 - How to download drivers?

I entered the following code with the respective outputs rfkill list all 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft ...
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Wireless Internet Connection - Loki new (clean) install

I successfully installed Loki on my new laptop that initially came Windows 10 preinstalled, and was capable of connecting to wireless internet. Because I already own a Windows machine, I decided to ...
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Why does my wifi keep doing this?

This started happening after the OS update today. [ 1518.424042] ath: phy0: Unable to reset channel, reset status -22 [ 1518.434738] ath: phy0: DMA failed to stop in 10 ms AR_CR=0xffffffff ...
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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 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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Will a USB WiFi adapter that works for other Linux distros work with Elementary OS?

Super noob question but I'm assuming the drivers are probably the same. The USB adapter in question is this one. Thanks in advance!
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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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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), ...