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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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Can't activate wireless from WingPanel

I am facing a problem in that after turning off wireless I can not reactivate from the wingpanel! When I click on the wireless switch in the network nothing happens and I have to enter network ...
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How to install Realtek 8723BE wifi driver?

Just installed Elementary OS on an HP Stream notebook and the wifi will not connect. It detects the network, asks for a password sometimes, but never connects. Had the same problem in Lubuntu. I think ...
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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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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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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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Elementary OS on Macbook won't display wifi settings. How do i fix?

Hello. I am trying to use elementary on my macbook pro, but i won't display wifi unless i plug in usb wifi dongle. So, the drivers are missing i suppose. I had this issue before and it was solved with ...
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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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How to install iwlwifi?

I have a new Carbon X1 and as a first step I try to install the wifi-driver. I checked arch and it says I need iwlwifi https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Lenovo_ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_(Gen_5) i ...
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How can I enable my HP Wi-Fi when it doesn't show in the network menu?

I can't use Wi-Fi on my HP Notebook as the network menu only shows Ethernet. description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14E4:4365] vendor: Broadcom Corporation [14E4] ...
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Wifi not working Elementary OS Loki 0.4

I install Loki 0.4 on a MacBook White Dual core 2,4 Ghz. The wifi is there but try to connect and time run out (server not found). I think it may be wifi drivers. Please help.
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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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Something's up with the network indicator

The network indicator in the wingpanel has been behaving strangely lately. Every now and then it would just display the icon stating that I'm not connected to the Internet (as seen in the screenshot ...
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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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Wifi can't connect, Ethernet can

I can't seem to fix the wifi connection. Even if I restart Elementary, I still have no option about wifi connection. I can only connect to internet by using Ethernet cable. Is there any way to fix ...
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No WiFi with Loki and Intel Dual Band AC 3168 card

I am attempting to make the switch from Windows to Linux, and decided to give Elementary a try. I installed Loki, but I and unable to get WiFi working. It did not work when I booted from the install ...
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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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Network not working after i close lid of Dell XPS 9550

So, i have a 2016 Dell XPS 9550, 4K screen , i7, 32gb Ram and a 1TB M2 SSD. Elementary runs blazingly fast as my native OS. But i have a small bug, when i either have my dell dock plugged in via USB ...
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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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Wi-Fi does not work

Yesterday I installed Elementary 0.4 for the first time and there were no problem at all. I installed the upgrades sudo apt-get update/upgrades and all the other things like VLC etc. This morning I ...
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No wifi access points with rtl8723be

Just newly installed Elemntary OS Loki, I see wifi settings, but no any access points visible. When I go to windows 10, all wifi networks are in the list. My wifi adapter is Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 ...
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WiFi USB dongle that work

After updating to kernel 4.4 my old realtek will not work anymore, so I tried wirh a TP-Link Archer TU1 but without success... I would want to ask if exist a WiFi USB dongle that works out of the box ...
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No Internet connection after an updte OS Loki

I had Internet via a USB WiFi Adapter until I did an update two weeks ago. After the update every time I connect the wifi my PC freezes. So I thought let me connect via Ethernet which I have been ...
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Wifi down after waking up from a long suspend

All, Here is some background info My Chip : Intel 7265 wireless chip. My OS: eOS loki My kernel: 4.8.0-39-generic x86_64 My wifi will down after waking up from a long suspend. Within network ...
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XORG issue from frozen trackpad - crumb!

Good morning, Running Loki w/ 4.8.0-34-generic kernel on a 2016 HP Spectre x360 w/ edge drivers loaded (so I can get my wifi to work; Intel 8265 doesn't work in Loki). Last night I left the OS ...
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Empty window popping up after resume from suspend

After resuming from sleep (i.e. opening the laptop lid) an otherwise empty window is on top with title "..." and a spinner as content. How can I get rid of this?
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How to make sure the wireless network is the network whose status is used for the top bar

I have a successful wifi connection, yet the top bar is showing a network icon with an x on it (presumably indicating a bad network connection). I assume the cause is the two virtualbox networks I ...
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Network going down until restart

Nearly once for a day, my Elementary OS Loki says that "WLAN is not connected", and this persists until I do systemctl restart network-manager two or three times in a row. What does this issue ...
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Recent update problems

I did an update this morning and lost Internet connectivity, both wired and wireless. I think it may be a firmware problem, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to check what firmware I have. I'm ...
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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 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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Need advice about custom drivers for Realtek RTL8188ee

My NIC is a Realtek RTL8188ee. I'd noticed my browsing speeds on Ubuntu (well, elementary) were slower than on Windows. I did some searching and found this page on GitHub which claims this is ...
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WIFI sometimes not working

I just installed Elementary OS on my Lenovo Yoga. During install everything worked as expected. No when I reboot sometimes no networks are found. To fix this I got to reboot various times. How can ...
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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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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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IPv6 doesn't work but IPv4

I have new installed Elementary OS 0.4 Loki and it recognizes my network card (Broadcom BMC4328) but I cannot connect with my WiFi connection at home. Password and all is OK. I activated the tethering ...
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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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WIFI is not working

My wireless LAN is not working on elementary Loki. I am working with a yepo 737s.
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Why cant i connect to my wifi hotspot

All of a sudden today I cant connect to my Lenovo a700 hotspot from wicd or default network manager. It always says validating authentication and I didn't change the password or SSID. So I can't ...
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Slow Internet connection (WiFi) while using elementary OS Loki (Ralink RT3060)

My Internet connection is painfully slow and irregular on elementary OS Loki. I'm connected to the Internet via WiFi through a PCI antenna. What I experience is that I get disconnected from time to ...
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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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What do the three dots on the network icon mean?

Trying to diagnose my sudden lack of wifi, but I have no idea what this icon means.
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Intel 8265 doesn't work in Loki

I just purchased a 2016 hp specter x360 (7th gen Intel) that comes equipped with an Intel 8265 dual band wifi (https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi). In the initial installation ...
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Newbie Q re: a RTL8723BE wifi fix, and how to install one

I've been playing with Loki for a few days and generally like it on my new chromebook replacement (HP Stream 11), so I'll probably be popping in here to ask a few more questions. This one is about ...
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Wired and Wireless issue

On Live CD everything works well. But after installation and several system updates via AppCenter Wireless has become unstable (drops connection) and Wired doesn't work although I returned to 4.4.0-...
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how do I install Mediatek MT7630E Wifi driver for elementary loki

I have only just got elementary Loki and am brand new to linux. When Installed elementary onto my ASUS TP500L laptop the wifi didn't work. I saw another question for the same wifi driverProblem with ...
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NetworkManager is delaying my boot. How can I solve it without breaking functionality?

After a recent update or maybe after connecting to a TTLS wifi network my boot time increased in 10 seconds. I could make it faster by disabling "Connect automatically to this network" on the ...
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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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Wireless Using Intel Wireless 7260 Won't Activate (eOS Loki)

Whenever I attempt to activate my wireless setting, it immediately turns off. I have no problem using wired. I am using an Intel 7260 dual-band, and the Bluetooth works just fine.
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Intel 7265 Chipset, Elementary can't connect to wifi

Ran: lspci -vvnn | grep Network 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 [8086:095a] (rev 59) I'm not sure how to check to make sure my driver is up-to-date or if the ...
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WiFi on MacBook Pro (12,1 - Early 2015)

After following instructions in a number of other threads, I am still unable to get the built-in WiFi on my 13" MacBook Pro (12,1) to show up or work under the latest version of elementaryOS. ...