Questions tagged [wifi]

WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.

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Wifi keep disconnecting

I am new to Elementary OS, I have just installed it two days ago, Some reason my wifi disconnects after few minutes. I am using dell inspiron 7000. I never has this issue in Ubuntu before.
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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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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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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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Can't find wireless wifi setting in Hera

I don't see the wireless wifi setting after installing. Am i missing any drivers? here's my usb list.. what to do now?
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Wireless doesn't appear on my device

I have installed elementary os with a dual boot on my laptop. Nevertheless, I can't connect my computer to the wifi because the wireless icon doesn't appear in settings. I've look in the web but I ...
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Problem after suspend: sudo command doesn't work, wifi does not connect

On my laptop, after waking from suspend, the wifi does not connect and does not find any. And while trying to fix the problem, I found out that sudo commands in terminal would not execute either. (...
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Atheros AR9485 works ONLY on live-media

MY SITUATION Recently I decided I wanted to change OS my Samsung NP270E5E, as Windows 10 was getting considerably slow and stuttery and I need it to be smooth enough to let me work without hiccups. ...
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Slow Wifi, want to make fix permanent

After installing Elementary OS, there was no wifi adapter. I followed these instructions and it worked, however, my wifi was extremely slow compared to other devices using the same network. The fix ...
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Atheros AR9271 just doesn't work!

So I have tried everything I know. I have also installed firmware-atheros as suggested in some other posts. I don't understand why my AR9721 USB Adapter isn't working because I seem to have ...
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Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2x2) not working on my 5,1 Hera install

Ok, so, I've done just about everything I could think of to try and resolve this issue. I've updated the kernel to 5,2,1, since 5,1+ was said to have support for the card? Either way, didn't work. I'...
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Wi-Fi NIC is failing after about an hour - Surface Pro 3 | running 5.1 Hera

I have a driver issue or something that is causing my Wi-Fi to intermittently fail. This is a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. Here's the Wi-Fi NIC config: crimKid@ElmnlryOS-SP3:/etc/pm/sleep.d$ sudo ...
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Inamax Wireless Adapter not working

My apologies for being a n00b but I am dusting my linux back off after many years on Windows and exploring Elementary OS. I like what I see so far but I cannot get my wireless adapter to work. Does ...
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2015 Macbook Air Can't connect to WiFi (BCM4360)

Is there a guide for getting this working offline? Every guide I've found has come up short for me, and I have no way to connect to ethernet. Bluetooth tethering doesn't work either. I can connect to ...
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wifi not showing up at all

hi im still new to linux and just dual booted my hp 14-bs091tx with windows, after the installation (and when on the installation prompt) no wifi adapter showed up even when using terminal to turn on ...
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I have no WiFi option avaliable

I just switch to Elementary OS a couple of days ago. I'm in troubles, because i can't connect my laptop (Notebook HP - 15-da0004la) the option to connect wirless doesn't even appear, i can only ...
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No 5 GHz wifi networks detected

I recently installed elementary OS Juno on my MacBook Pro 10,1 (Early 2013), dualbooting with MacOS. After initially not having any wifi at all after installation, I followed the instructions here ...
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How to install wireless drivers via USB?

I just installed elementary on my new laptop besides the Windows 10 boot it came with. Problem now is, wireless connectivity isn't working. After looking into multiple threads regarding the problem, I'...
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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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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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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 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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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Troubles WIFI 5G on MSI A10 modern | Intel wifi AC 9560 - elementary OS Hera

I have a brand new MSI MODERN A10 with i7 10 and 2 gb geforce. It came without OS and i installed my OS of choice ELEMENTARY OS HERA that is based in UBUNTU 18.04.03 LTS. Since the instaliont of the ...
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Newbie to Elementary - wifi is disabled - other suggestions on here just don't work

Tried the suggestions ons on here but they won't work. Says there is firmware missing. I've got a Honor Magicbook 14 if that helps. When i type lspci i get: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices,...
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Network Manager requires frequent restarting to access the internet when connected via a mobile hotspot

When connected to a mobile hotspot, after 15 minutes or so, I need to restart the Network Manager to access the internet. Wifi shows connected to the network but Firefox shows no internet. This ...
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“Cable unplugged” For wireless connection

I have a USB dongle for Wifi, a TP-Link one, which is basically a realtek card (I believe). In the beginning it worked, now though Switchboard shows the oxymoron "Cable unplugged" on my ...
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Hera won't recognize my usb wifi unless I replug it

I installed EO yesterday and I've had a couples of bugs related to wifi. First, Hera will recognize my Mercusys N150 Wireless USB Adapter(MW150US) but only when I unplug it and then plug it again. ...
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No wifi access points

Am i supposed to have wlan0 and wlan1? also, as you can see, i have no "access points" how can i connect to wifi?
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No Wireless Connection On Elementary OS On Hera 5.1

I am using the Hera 5.1 I tried to restart network manager and there was a pop up but when I open Network Settings there was only vpn and proxy???
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Wifi turns on and off in irregular intervalson Lenovo Thinkpad T460

I just installed EOS Hera 5 on the Thinkpad T460 and EOS runs fine so far but for one issue: The wifi gets dropped and picks up in irregular intervals - which is more than annoying. I tried the ...
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wifi not working after sleep/ suspend

wifi not working after sleep/ suspend. the only solution that works for me is to reboot the system. please provide a permanent solution. I am using HP laptop and recently switched to elementary hera ...
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Intel 8265 Stopped Working w/ ElemOS Loki

I've been using ElemOS Loki for the past few years just fine until today when my wifi card stopped working and can no longer connect to the internet (no ethernet port unfortunately). I've tried ...
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Wifi driver Lenovo T420s - Where to find find driver?

WiFi card is no go with Elementary OS. Works fine with Ubuntu so know card is ok.
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Lenovo T420S WiFi where to find driver?

Works fine with the latest Ubuntu. I found this on another search: The Broadcom wifi chipset requires a proprietary driver to work. Run these commands to install and enable it. sudo apt-get install ...
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Occasional problems with WiFi after boot

Something must be wrong with my network setup. I have two different issues with my system, having QCA9377 adapter on board, both happening only after boot. annoyingly frequently I can't connect to ...
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WiFi is not working at all Surface Book 2

My WiFi is not working on elemtary OS, using Surface Book 2. I have tried rebooting many times, even restarting the WiFi through terminal, however it didn’t work and now even the wing panel has ...
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'No access ports available' on old Mac Mini (2009)

I should start by saying I am pretty new to Linux and this is my first use of Elementary OS, so apologies in advance for sounding like a noob. (loving what I've used so far though) I followed ...
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I have installed ubuntu 20.04 and now elementary OS and never got the WIFI conncted

*-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:04:00.0 ...
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wifi on the HP Stream 11

My question is about wifi code Hi I.m new and pulling my hair out, successfully installed E OS on a HP Stream 11 blue edition, I have the next edition up, purple and the wifi braodcom will not load/...