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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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Fresh eOS Installation - WiFi not working. Laptop has no Ethernet Port

I've just installed eOS on to a HP Steam laptop which was extremely slow on Windows. eOS was installed as the primary OS, no dual boot, and I selected the option to completely wipe the hard drive. 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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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 Issues with Elementary OS

Whenever I connect to my network, it connects fine for about 10-15 minutes until it still shows up as connected to the network in the upper-right corner but if I try to do anything that requires ...
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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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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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How can I use WiFi on my notebook computer?

After installing elementary OS (elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016.iso / Juno) on a recently purchased notebook computer from HP, the device no longer has WiFi. No wireless devices are found under ...
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new Elementary user, wifi && graphics questions

I've done my homework and started using Elementary on my Acer Swift 3 the wifi connectivity is terrible, windows gave me constant stable connection, where elementary fails to do that Should i use ...
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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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No wifi on Macbook Pro mid 2010

I'm switching to Linux to save my old 2010 Macbook, since it is almost unusable with the newer versions Mac OS. I just finished setting up Elementary OS, but the wifi will not work. During setup, I ...
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Problems when recognizing wifi connection

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the wifi is recognized with a low signal percentage although it is on the side of the modem and when I am a bit far away it does not even recognize it....
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Can't get wifi on my Lenovo Ideapad 320

I can't get my wifi to work on my Lenovo Ideapad 320. I think I have tried all solutions that I've found on the internet. I have Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki installed on my pc. Any ideas how to get it ...
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Wi-fi network completely disables when I close lid (suspend)

My wi-fi completely disables not allowing me to enable it again (see photo) when I close the lid of my laptop. I found a post regarding the same issue but the solution posted there did not work for ...
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Wifi interface not displaying

I have a fresh install of elementary os and I cannot connect to wifi. Only way to access internet is through LAN. I found similar problems on this forum but none of them could fix my problem. some ...
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Can't connect to internet with my old MacBook Air running Elementary OS

I've installed the Elementary OS onto my old MacBook Air. I can't get the laptop to recognize and connect to my wifi though. Any suggestions? Pix... 934 shows that I don't have a regular LAN ...
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Very weak wifi strength

I just installed a fresh copy of elementary os on my Asus TP500LB laptop and for some reason the wifi strength is very bad. I normally study at school in the library and just yesterday I was there but ...
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Wireless Networks Not appearing Elementary Loki 0.4.1

(Posted on Ubuntu, they suggested I take my question here. xpost below) Complete noob so forgive me. I'm setting up a relative's computer and we've installed Elemerntary OS (0.4.1 Loki) The kernel is ...
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After booting from disk no wifi access appears only ethernet wired

I want to try elementary OS before installing so I booted from ISO disk Loki 0.4.1. After start up, there is no internet connection. when I click on the icon, the open window only shows a connection ...
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Can't switch to wireless mode

Some days ago I install on my PC elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki with parallel Win 8.1. But I have a trouble. When start elementary OS, I have only wired connection and can't switch it on wireless. The ...
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Lost access to wifi

I am using an Alpha Litebook with Eos. It was funcitoning well. I tried to update the os via the application centre and it hung before finishing. Once rebooted, all access to wifi dissappeared. I ...
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Wifi Internet access problem

I installed elementary os loki recently. There was a problem that the wifi kept asking for password again and again. I run a terminal command to disable 802.11n. The command solved that problem but ...
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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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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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Trouble logging into public wifi hotspots

I am admittedly relatively inexperienced in Linux so maybe I am missing something. I have gotten the wifi to work on my laptop (an HP Pavillion DM4 Beats edition) and it connects fine to something I ...
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Why can't my Lenovo laptop connect to my school wifi?

I have a lenovo ideapad 100S - 11IBY running Windows 10 Home (not updated) which only has problems with my school wi-fi. Apart from that it can connect to every other wifi spot (bus wifi, home wifi, ...
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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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Asrock DeskMini Wifi kit

is there anyone who knows if the Asrock DeskMini Wifi kit is supported by the current eOS Juno Kernel? Thank you.
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Elementary won't connect to internet with dual boot

I have a dual boot with Windows 10 and Elementary Loki. Internet has always been faster on Windows (which I've wondered about for a while), but now Elementary no longer connects. The internet icon ...
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Wifi still dont work after a new fresh install

Well I'm realy new in Linux and I install Elementary os juno but. I have a problem i cant use wifi in win 10 it was no problem but I realy want to use my notebook with wifi and not with an Lan cable. ...
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Wifi and keyboard backlight on Lenovo Y720

I loved the OS, easy to use and soo smoth, great for college students! I'm running on a Lenovo Y720 and, sadly the keyboard backligth and wifi has stoped working :/ i'm using dual boot, win 10 for ...
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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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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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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 ...