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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wifi cannot find any devices

i'm running elementary 5.1 on a huawei matebook 13 with Amd drivers. my WiFi cannot find any devices it's only working with wired connection
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Magicbook 14 (amd version) wifi drivers not working realtek 8821ce (SOVLED)

git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtw88.git cd rtw88 make sudo make install its worked finally
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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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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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Can't connect to encrypted wireless networks via gui

When I try to connect to an encrypted wifi via the gui I get an error message that says "This wireless network could not be connected to." (see screenshot below). I'm not being asked for ...
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Changing channel in router increases speed but only until next startup, how to do it permanently?

Very new to elementary Os and linux in general. I have an hp bs661tx laptop with realtek RTL8723DE wireless adaptor. So, I installed elementary a couple of days ago and found it very nice, except that ...
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TP-Link Archer T4U Plus driver

I can't find a driver for this adapter model
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ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available

I am running the latest version of Elementary 5.1.7 Hera on my Dell XPS 15 but I get the message ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available, after about a minute when running a ping. Internet access ...
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No Wireless Under Devices

I recently installed elementary OS on my desktop and it seems that Wifi is not available under devices. Has anyone else experienced this and know how to fix this issue. Motherboard is ASUS PRIME B450M-...
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No WIFI on Initial Installation - VERY Novice User

The short, technical version: upon initial installation of Elementary 5.1.7 onto a Lenovo Flex 5 AMD Ryzen 4700U I am unable to connect to wifi. The Network settings read “Wireless Is Disabled” ...
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WIFI problems in Huawei Matebook d15

I have had a lot of problems with the wifi driver when installing elementary os. This is my first time with linux, so I would appreciate the help. My notebook is a Huawei d15 Matebook, and I have ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting

I recently changed apartment and suddenly I keep loosing the wifi connection even though I do not have problem on other laptops or my phone. I saw that other persons were also experiencing that issue ...
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No wifi option available at all

I'm trying my hand at ElementaryOS, but not only am I not able to get wifi to work, I'm not even seeing it as an option. I've looked through the knowledge base and tried all of the solutions that I'...
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MacBook A1181 4,1 sees wifi but won't connect Broadcom 4321

Installed enlightenment on an old pc laptop. Super easy. Same thing with the MacBook until running into this glitch. I have tried several of the fixes others have used but just am not making any ...
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Slow wi-fi in new elementary 14/08

The new elementary os comes with a driver for 8723de out of the box, which is great. But there is a problem of low speed. Changed ant_sel values for the standard driver, didn't help. Installed the ...
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Elementary OS Wifi not available

I often incur the issue that the Wifi connections are not shown. Neither is the WIfi functionality displayed in settings (see photos attached to this post). This occurs every 3-5 boots, and rebooting ...
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Wifi roaming between different access points

I set up an early 2008 MacBook (the white one) successfully to run elementary os. everything but one thing works very fine. At my place there are several AP serving a wifi with the same ssid and pwd. ...
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Wifi doesn't show up

I decided to install ElementaryOs alongside with Windows 10 (dual boot), and I have spend all day looking for an answer to my problem and nothing works. If I open the settings on ElementaryOs it only ...
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Elementry OS Broadcom BCM43142 wifi not identifying all wifi networks

I am running Elementary OS/ Ubuntu 18.04 ( Linux 5.4). Following is the details of my Wifi Driver using command sudo lspci -v My wifi name is Airtel_5485834783 but it does not get listed in the list ...
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(Solved) i have problem with Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN Drivers on Elementary OS (Wifi is disabled all the tiem no drivers working)

git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtw88.git cd rtw88 make sudo make install its worked finally