Questions tagged [wifi]

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

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What can I do when Wi-Fi does not work after installing and I have no Ethernet port?

I've just installed elementary OS on to a HP Steam laptop which was extremely slow on Windows. elementary OS was installed as the primary OS, no dual boot, and I selected the option to completely wipe ...
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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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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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backport-iwlwifi-dkms broke my wifi

I rebooted and found that not only did I not have a wifi connection, but the System Settings Network panel had lost its Hotspot and WiFi tabs (only VPN & Proxy)! When I checked the AppCenter ...
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Wifi and touchpad issue

I have just installed Elementary os on my Lenovo Ideapad 330 but from the start, wifi or touchpad right-click not working. Any help, please. I have tried every way on internet last the keyboard also ...
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Wireless connection always disabled in elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I using elementary OS 5.1 Hera. My pc wifi adapter is D-link dwa 123. I didn't have this problem after installing Elementary os, but after rebooting, this problem occurred.
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WiFi not working on fresh install of Elementary OS 5.1

I am a relative noob. I have done a fresh install of Elementary OS 5.1 and I can't seem to get my WiFi working. Below is the output of lshw and iwconfig. pshone@Mecer:~$ sudo lshw -c network [sudo] ...
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Wifi service stops randomy

Elementary 5.1 Hera NetworkManager v 1.10.6 Lenovo Yoga 13 inch, Intel i5 My NetworkManager randomly drops wifi communications. Wifi signal strength drops to around 50% but a connection is indicated ...
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wi fi device disappears

Problem description I've got a problem with my wi fi signal and devices. It disappears from time to time depending on booting. Sometimes after running rfkill list all I can find wireless device, ...
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Wifi wont start up

My Wifi or the entire wireless tab dissappears if i boot the laptop into elementary OS with the adapter connected. So i need to dissconnect the charger boot up elementary and put it back for the wifi ...
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Intel® Wireless-AC 9560

I have an MSI Modern 14 A10RB that has an Intel® 9560 wireless adapter. While Debian and Ubuntu are able to recognize it without installing any firmware, this does not happen with Elementary. I tried ...
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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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WiFi issue on Elementary OS Lenovo

I have been heard that Lenovo devices commonly face the WiFi issue in Ubuntu. Is the same problems are there in Elementry OS? Thank you. I have tried the way in GitHub but it is not working well. ...
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Slow WiFi with router but not on phone hotspot and Screen Calibration Macbook Pro 12' mid 2012

I'm running eOS on my macbook pro mid 2012 and it's running pretty well. I'm experiencing some problems with the WiFi: I'm using the right drivers (Broadcom proprietary for BCM4331 from bcmwl-kernel-...
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Wifi Disabled with Intel Wireless Adapter 8265

I recently install ElementaryOS and have spent hours trying to get wireless enabled. I have a Toshiba Satellite L55 and went into Bios and enabled wifi power. Any information you need to help me, I ...
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Cannot connect to wifi on elementary OS

By default, "Wired" is turned off. However, available wifi is not displayed. I also cannot click "Advanced Settings" button on the bottom right corner.
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Wifi Drivers on older Mac

I installed elementary OS 5.1 on a 2011 Mac Mini. During the installation process, the installer recognized the wifi card and downloaded updates during the install. After a re-boot, the wifi was no ...
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Unable to install on Dell with Killer WiFi

The Killer WiFi hardware found in many current Dell laptops is supported from Kernel 5.2 upwards but your newest release has 5.0. When I installed LinuxMint I got around this by connecting to my ...
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I can't enable the WIFI in any way

The wifi logo doesn't show up in the top right corner and I don't have the option to connect wirelessly to any routers. I tried every command I could find to solve this problem but none of them have ...
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Can't activate wireless from WingPanel for Toshiba

On a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7260. I can not figure out how to get the driver for this model.Or if that is the problem. Thanks
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Why does my wireless turn off and say “wirless disabled” in Surface Pro 4?

I have installed elementary OS on a SurfacePro 4 and it is working mostly fine. But, occasionally, the wifi turns off and I get a message "Wifi Disabled". I cannot turn it on or toggle on/off. The ...
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What’s the reason for the missing WiFi drivers on install media?

I’m currently trying to use the latest installation media, released yesterday for elementary (version 5.1). Currently it’s showing no signs of support (drivers) for WiFi network adapters. Are they ...
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Wifi wont connect

Running from installation off flash drive only. Wifi wont connect though it sees my signal. What adjustments do I need to make use my wifi?
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Wingpanel - Wifi indicator always show turned on

Does anyone experience wifi indicator always show turned on in the wingpanel even though you have disabled it?
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My HP laptop does not detect the Wi-Fi controller

I have Elementary OS Juno installed on an HP Pavillion and I cannot activate the Wifi driver, I know that the graphics card is REALTEK Semiconductor RTL8111 / 8168/8411 8.036.00 but it does not ...
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hotspot problem

my laptops hotspot is on,but doesn't show laptops name in my mobile wifi settings.Any one knows??what the problem is?.