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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 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. ...
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USB Wi-Fi Antenna for Desktop

My desktop does not have an internal wi-fi card however I have purchased a usb wi-fi antenna which works fine for my needs. I can't seem to get the wifi to work after installing Elementary OS. What is ...
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How to install drivers for TP LINK WN822N v4 Wireless USB Adapter?

I'm new to ubuntu and linux. I recently installed elementary OS a few months ago on my Dell N4050 laptop. It has a built-in wireless adapter which is working fine. I then bought a TP LINK WN822N ...
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Ralink RT3290 driver help elementary OS loki

So i need help, when i install OS, wi-fi works about 1 hour, then i have "wiriless is disabled" at NetworkManager, so i tried to down and up interface, reboot, but without result. So i find http://...
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Intel Wifi 8260 not working [duplicate]

I just install Elementary Loki on my new PC. I install the additional driver and I got an option for an proprietary module for my intel micro controller. I install it and reboot. Ethernet is working ...
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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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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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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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Xiomi Mi Book: Wifi not working

Just tried installing this on my laptop, completely new to Linux. I managed to find out from other answers that the issue is that there is no native support for my network card, and that I need to ...
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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

I'm on Elementary OS 0.4 and i've a problem with the wifi connection, i tryied to fix it with all i've found on the web, but it still doesn't work. With " lshw -C network " i got that: *-network ...
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Only on Elementary OS Loki 0.4, wifi and ethernet works for about 5 seconds, then nothing

Normally I've found all I need without asking a question, so please forgive me for making my first post on Stackexchange. Basically on Freya, and in Windows, my wifi and ethernet connection is fine, ...
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Wireless is always disabled, cant unable it

I just upgraded from Feya to Loki and I really like it! There is just one thing thats not working properly on my computer. With my wlan stick connected i can turn on wireless, but instead of listing ...
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Wifi has odd behavior

I´m using a HP Stream 13 which has a Realtek RTL8723BE (or similar) wifi/bluetooth chip with elementary OS Loki 0.4. Wifi is always working after reboot of system. Sometimes my network show great ...
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Can't see home Wifi (up and working) after changing wireless network name

I changed the Wireless Network Name in my router and the channel from 3 to 13. The Wifi works perfectly since I can connect via my cellphone (using the new name) In Loki I can't even see my ...
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WiFi is not working on Loki

I have just installed elementary OS Loki and it looks great. I have one problem though. WiFi is not working. During installation it worked perfectly and I was able to connect to my home network and ...
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Loki - wifi problem Intel 3160 AC - no WPA connection

I have installed Loki 0.4 today and encountered a problem with my wifi. My network is detected and works if I do not protect it with a passphrase, but when I try to use WPA it does not work. When I ...
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No WIFI access after update

I've got here a notebook running elementary OS. There's been an update some days ago that apparently disabled its WIFI completely - it doesn't show any networks and I can't connect to anything. I've ...
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Wifi Problem With Elementary OS

I am a noob at linux so don't be harsh please. I installed Elementary OS on my Dell Inspiron 7559 and the install was fine but, wifi networks don't show up and ethernet works perfectly fine. Can ...
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Dell XPS Wi-Fi drivers

I've been searching around on here and haven't located an answer. The OS install went well, but I have no wireless connections available. My machine is a Dell XPS 12 9250. It is running an Intel chip ...
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I downloaded yesterday some updates from software center as usual and both wifi and ethernet do not work anymore

Hi everyone. I have a macbook from 2009, I downloaded and installed updates from the Software Center as usual yesterday night and after the reboot both wifi and ethernet did not work. The network ...
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How to get WiFi drivers to work?

I have ID 0846:9020 NetGear, Inc. WNA3100(v1) Wireless-N 300 [Broadcom BCM43231] I bought few years ago. I have to move my computer to apart of the house where Ethernet will not reach.
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Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi drivers missing after install

I just installed the latest elementary OS and am missing Wi-Fi drivers. My chip is a Ralink RT3290. I've tried practically every guide which apparently 'solves' this issue, but none have worked thus ...
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no wifi after upgrade

Just last night (7-18-16) did an os upgrade. Now the wifi on my HP Stream 13" does not work. Any Ideas? And it doesn't have an Ethernet port to download software to.
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Wifi networks not detected in elementary OS. Ethernet working

My problem is that wifi networks in the vicinity are not detected even though the wifi module is (apparently) turned on, and ethernet is working fine (I had to get that working manually as well): I ...
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Low wifi strength on Loki

Is there any wifi strength related bug on Loki or Ubuntu 16.04? I've been experiencing low strength and therefore low speed. I'm on a fresh Loki installation running on an HP Laptop with a Realtek ...
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XPS 13 (9350) wifi issue in Loki (but not in Ubuntu 16.04)

I tried to install Elementary OS Loki on my dell XPS 13 (8350) as Freya didn't support the Broadcom BCM4350 wifi card. This card works out of the box with Ubuntu 16.04, but isn't recognized by Loki. ...
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Network-Adapter doesn't get used by system

I recently reinstalled Elementary OS (Freya 0.3.2) on my Laptop, but how ever the Networking seems not to work properly. I've got a "Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter" which gets ...
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Wifi connectivity issue during the installation of Freya

I wanted prove this linux distro (I heard good things about it), but I'm having this problem with the wifi connection: it simply doesn't work, both during installation and after i have installed the ...
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usb wifi TL-WN725N_WN723N not working + problem in network setting

hi guys, i am on elementary OS Loki, updated to latest. currently my wifi is not working as in ubuntu and the wifi tab in network setting shows disabled even tho i have it clicked. the wifi is working ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

Just got a WiFi adapter for my laptop and WiFi is working correctly in elementary OS.But Bluetooth is not showing and shows as if there are no Bluetooth adapters installed. Output of sudo lshw -c ...
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How to set wifi driver settings to prefer 5 GHz channel over 2.4 GHz

I pretty much just want to ask this exact question: askubuntu forum only for elementary (freya). I cant figure out how to do it with the normal network settings. As the solution in the askubuntu ...
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Identify the WiFi

I install elementary os on Lenovo Ideapad Y700. the laptop run before with win 10 and every thing work fine. after installing elementary os the system doesn't identify the WiFi but its let me to ...
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No network capability [duplicate]

Just downloaded the most recent update today. After restart, I have no networking capability whatsoever. No wifi, no wired, nothing. Opening networking through settings gives me an error message to ...
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How to optimize internet speed?

I installed elementary OS Freya 64bit dual boot with Windows 7 on an ASUS Z54C laptop. I have an extremely slow Wifi connection on elementary OS but when I boot on Windows 7 it's really fast. How do I ...
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WiFi service stops after system resumes

After resuming the system from suspend, the WiFi service stops working and wifi icon disappears. I tried registering a service at /etc/systemd/system/resume-wifi.service folder. [Unit] Description=...
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Can't connect to WiFi

I am a noob when it comes to Linux, as I was just convinced by a friend to switch from Linux from Windows. I have been trying to solve this problem for about a week and searched many forums, but have ...
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How do I install WiFi drivers?

So I just installed the elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya 64-bit and my WiFi driver is not installed. Running lspci tells me my WiFi card is Intel Corporation Wireless 3165 (rev 81) Where can I get the ...
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Network shuts down after sometime

I just installed Elementary OS on my ASUS laptop. The internet (WiFi) seems to stop working (though it shows as connected) after some time of use. I have noticed this happens when I haven't booted ...
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WiFi gets disconnected after 5 to 10 minutes

Laptop WiFi gets disconnected after about 5 to 10 minutes. WiFi connection works after restarting but again will get disconnected after some time. WiFi hardware used is: Realtek rtl8723be I have ...
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WiFi icon on wing panel disappeared

Since WiFi icon disappear on wingpanel I'm unable to connect to the new WiFi networks. the connect button on the Network settings also not working, can anyone tell me how to fix the network icon or ...
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Can't get ath10k (Killer Wifi 1535) to work on Freya [closed]

i've installed Freya and everything is working nicely out of the box, except the WiFi. My laptop has a Killer 1535, so i followed their instructions (http://www.killernetworking.com/support/...
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Both WiFi and Ethernet don't work [closed]

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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No Wi-Fi after sleep

my Wi-fi won't work after sleep. My card is Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev c3). /var/log/syslog says : Mar 8 00:31:15 Laptop kernel: [ 1396.243632] iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: Failed to load ...
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How to downgrade to a older kernel

I inadvertently updated my Linux kernel to version 4.2.0-30 from 3.19.0-33 and it has broken my WiFi and USB drivers, is there a way for me to downgrade my kernel using some sort of cached version?
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elementary OS freya wireless constantly disconnects

hi i'm having a wifi issue, i have win7 and ElementaryOs (ubuntu 14.04) on my toshiba satellite c55-c5206s with a broadcom BCM943142Y and the wifi randomly disconnects, it doesnt happen while im in ...
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Public Hotspot not connecting [on hold]

I recently installed Freya on my computer and removed Windows so the only OS I have is Elementary... I've been getting a problem where the laptop refuses to connect to BTWifi (large Isp in the uk) I ...
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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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I can't get network-manager to connect to a network

Like I said, I don't know how to get the stock network manager to connect to a network. I am on a late 2010 MacBook Air, so I don't have an ethernet port. I need wifi to connect to the internet. ...
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WiFi dropouts with router but not with mobile WiFi hotspot in elementary OS

Recently I dual booted my laptop HP Pavilion Notebook ab219tx with Windows 10 and elementary OS 0.3.2. At first it connected to my WiFi but poor signal and internet speed is also very slow even ...
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Problem with Mediatek MT7630E and kernel 4.4

I recently bought an Asus X554LA laptop, on which Freya works flawlessly. Unfortunately the internal wifi board (Mediatek MT7630E) is not supported on Linux, there are some unofficial drivers but I ...