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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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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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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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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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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 is not working when bluetooth is connected

Wifi is not working when Bluetooth is connected. I connected my laptop with JBL buetooth speaker, and after that internet stop.
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Help please! Installed Elementary OS Juno 5 and have no Wifi options

I installed Elementary OS on my HP Notebook - 15-bw024na for the first time and I can't find a way to connect the wifi. It shows no icons or connections. I am new to Linux and was using Windows 10 ...
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LinSSID does not work

I've installed LinSSID by the "Applications" graphical interface but it doesn't launch. LinSSID shows up in the dock for a while with no window on the screen. I've uninstalled it, thanks to the ...
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Elementary Installer Stuck on Wifi Selection Screen

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my Macbook Pro 15" early 2013 and the installer freezes on wifi selection system. I can select a Wi-Fi, enter a password or continue without selecting a wifi. ...
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wifi problem in dual boot

Hi earlier i used ubuntu 14 and 16. Now am using elementray and i have same problem every time. for ex: when install elementray firs i try it bu clicking 'try without installing' there my wifi is ...
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Wifi doesn't appear in network settings

4.1 on an iMac dual core intel as my main OS. Until today, the wifi network was working fine, but suddenly as i started again my computer this afternoon, i cannot find wireless connections in my ...
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Wi-Fi found but no access points -challenge with HP EliteBook G2

and greetings from Finland, Europe. I've been a linux user for past 12 years, and decided to switch to Elementary when I bought recently a used Elite HP G2 Laptop, tried around 6 different distros ...
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Randomly Losing Internet connection but still shows connected

A lot of times I will be watching youtube and the video will stop loading. then I try to load another web page and my web browser says no Internet connection. I normally use opera but when I use ...
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Switching from ethernet to wifi. Wifi won't connect

I have fully functioning WLAN and Ethernet on my eOS machine. When I disconnect from Ethernet, both Wired and Wireless network interfaces are greyed out in the Network Settings. I can set to ...
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Installed Loki and access to the internet does not work

I have just installed Loki and although the wifi was discovered in both try before install mode and during installation process, access to the internet either by wifi or Ethernet is not working post ...
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Trying to fix wifi problem, modinfo error

So, I have the RTL8723BE problem. I tried to fix it. I downloaded rtlwifi and installed it (success), but at some point, I lost my wifi connection. Then, i got the "modprobe: ERROR: could not insert '...
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Having issues with wireless connections on fresh elementaryOS install (0.4.1 loki)

This is the same post as I asked on reddit a while ago; I couldn't get a solution to my problem there, so here I am. I've seen multiple questions similar to this, but none of them had a working ...
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embarrasing wifi mac question

ive been trying to get the wifi working on a mid 2010 macbook pro - its a funny one as ive never managed to get wifi working on this machine before other than through ios. Anyway if anyone can help me ...
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Wifi not working laptop Prestigio smartbook 133s

TRUBLE WITH WIFI PRESTIGIO SMARTBOOK 133S
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Can't connect to or view networks after closing laptop

I have an HP Stream notebook laptop that used to run Windows 8.1, but recently I bought a USB flash drive, so I wiped my laptop clean and installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. It was working fine. I was ...
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wireless disconnected problem

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad TSeries and my wireless isn't working. Like a lot of people, the wireless doesn't connect, just says "Enable wireless to discover nearby wireless access points.". I've been ...
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Loki - “Connect” button disable when trying to connect to a hidden network

I just hide my Wi-fi connection at home and since then I have to add again the network manually every time I shut down and turn on my computer. Steps to reproduce: 1.- Connect to hidden network. 2.-...
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elementary os wifi bug problem

I have an access problem with internet connection after succesfully get an ip from AP cisco aironet 3800. I can't do internet's activity such as browsing, downloading, etc. It's opposed, if i connect ...
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wifi connection too slow

Yesterday I installed Elementary OS on my PC. The process was very simple following the indications given. The pc is working very well, looks very good, the system is very intuitive and I am convinced ...
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E OS Loki Wifi still drops even with kernel 4.13.0

I've tried several methods I could find but my wifi still drops after waking up from sleeping/suspending. The icon only shows Ethernet option. uname -r 4.13.0-36-generic lspci ... 08:00.0 Network ...
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Wifi Not working properly

I have problem connecting to internet using my office wifi OFFICE WIFI: Google Chrome works Terminal cant connect properly doing update or downloading software center not working mail client not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Elementary os wifi keeps trying to connect but never does

Does anyone know how to fix this? My PC is dual booting windows and elementary os.
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Dell Latitude D620 wifi

This is a new installation of ElementaryOS on a Dell Latitude D620. All the files have been updated, but the wi-fi card is not enabled. Doing a sudo lshw -class network Gives me: *-network ...
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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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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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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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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 ...