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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 and Ethernet Disabled after last Freya update [duplicate]

I updated my Elementary OS like always with the update manager. After reboot no internet anymore. No Wifi and no ethernet worked. I run sudo lshw -C network *-network DEAKTIVIERT ...
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WiFi connection dropping

I have just installed Freya. On the fresh boot it always finds my WiFi and connects to it. But, after some time it drops. Then, it never connects to the connection again until restarting the laptop. I ...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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Just installed freya but dont know how to connect to WIfi

When I click on the internet icon the WIFI option is not displayed . The wired (Ethernet) option it is listed and I can connect just fine using a wired connection but don't know what to do about ...
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Folding at home “Connection Error: 111: Connection refused”

I am trying to install Folding at home. I installed it using software center. When I start the client FAHControl I get: Connection Error: 111: Connection refused ERROR on connection to 127.0.0....
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wifi drops signal, but indicator shows connected

I have an HP Stream 11 Netbook, that I used to run Xubuntu on for about half a year. I decided to switch to freya, but have been having connectivity problems. The WiFi signal will drop out, but the ...
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WiFi Option not available

I know WiFi related issues have been posted many times. My issue is a bit different. I had faced frequent WiFi disconnection issues and following different threads and videos, I was trying to correct ...
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No wlan - ath9k (network dialog is grayed out)

I'm using freya and had wlan without any problem since weeks/months. Today I installed the printer driver for a Canon Pixma MG2950. Because I can't set up this printer for wireless printing in linux ...
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Wired and Wireless connection missing

After changing proxy for LAN to use manual proxy, I removed it only not to be able to connect to the internet via LAN or Wifi, I searched online for similar problem and solution, but after following ...
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Vodafone Dongle Freya

As a Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS user on a Samsung ATIV-Ultrabook I wanted to try elementary OS Freya as a possible alternative as it already includes the necessary wireless drivers. When using my Vodafone ...
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Wireless not working on Lenovo G50-45

Primeramente los felicito en la realización de gran SO. He instalado en una portátil (laptop) lenovo G50-45 de un amigo, y tengo problema con el wireless, conecto el wiffi y dura como máximo 15 ...
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WiFi Driver Freezes

I installed this WiFi driver, as I have Mediatek MT7630E. It connects and works pretty well, but whenever it disconnects my computer freezes. So I tried blacklisting some drivers: sudo nano /etc/...
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WiFi keeps dropping and won't connect

I have elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 Installed on my HP Pavilion G6 2014TX laptop. My college WiFi connection connects at first but it keeps on dropping after 2-5 mins and doesn't connect after that. My ...
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Bridge wlan0 to eth0 without DHCP

I'm currently trying to set up an access point in my lounge, using my Sony Vaio with elementary OS installed. I have successfully created an access point & can connect to the Internet that way ...
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Wireless card stopped working after kernel upgrade

So I upgraded to kernel 3.19.0, which went fine except that the wireless card stopped working. I would have searched for the driver for the wireless card, except that I'm on a laptop with no ethernet ...
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How can I reset my network adapter?

Many times my network adapter just stops working, the only option is to reboot anyway.Is there a way to reset network adapter in a session so I won't have to reboot my computer many times?
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WiFi disconnected and hidden from SSID (available wifi network) list

I've noticed that my WiFi would suddenly disconnected and not listed in the available WiFi network list. I have to turn on airplane mode/disable WiFi to get it connected back or listed in the list. ...
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Internet dropping after 5-10 minutes

I have a stable wi-fi connection at my house. After 5-10 minutes, I can no longer stay connected to the internet. The dock will show that I"m online and connected to the wifi, but nothing loads. I've ...
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Compatibility Belkin N1 Wireless Express card (F5D8071)

It seems that my Belkin N1 Wireless Express card (F5D8071) is not compatible with Elementary OS. For Ubuntu there seems to be an experimental driver: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/...
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Unable to connect to own WiFi network (Freya)

I'm having real trouble connecting to my own network. I can find the network (SSID) and enter the password just fine, but it can't connect from there. It keeps saying I'm disconnected. Tried ...
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Wifi problems after restart or suspend

when I restart or suspend my machine I suddenly cannot connect to my wifi network, what I read on other posts is to use this line code: sudo killall NetworkManager This help when I'm just using my ...
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Running diagnostics on a driver bug? [duplicate]

I own an HP ProBook 450 G2 with Freya installed over it. My WiFi driver keeps crashing and I have to enable it through a tip I found in a forum post, by executing. sudo rmmod rtl8723be && ...
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How can I get my USB WiFi Adapter working for my installation?

I am trying to install elementary OS Freya to my desktop PC at home. I have a Netgear WNDA3100v3 USB WiFi adapter that does not appear to be PNP with Freya. The apartment I live in does not have any ...
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How can I create a wireless hotspot?

My laptop dual boots Windows 10 and elementary freya. Using connectify and even cmd, I can create a WiFi hotspot in Windows. However, access point mode is not supported in freya. I tried almost every ...
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How to prevent Freya to try to connect to a specific WiFi network?

I have annoying issue that my laptop is always trying to connect to my neighbour's WiFi which although it has a very weak signal strength always beats my access point placed in the same room with the ...