Questions tagged [wifi]

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

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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 wireless network after installation of elementary OS Juno

I just installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on an Acer Aspire 5750Z; nothing else is on the hard drive. During installation, a popup indicated some "WiFi networks available" and that I could connect one ...
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Problems with WIFI

I just installed elementary on my Windows PC and I have problems with wireless network : the WIFI networks are not detected. You can see the wireless connexion is enabled, but it says it is disabled.....
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Macbook Pro 2012 WiFi card not supported?

When I was installing elementary OS i could connect to WiFi. This was when I was using a USB flash drive to hold the elementary image. I booted into the USB drive, connected to my WiFi, then clicked "...
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Selected Wifi in menu bar differs from System Settings>Network page

When looking at the list of wifi networks in the menu bar's wifi icon it seems to show (as indicated by the check mark) that I am connected to a network that I am not actually connected to. The system ...
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HP 15-da0103ng WIFI not working

I just bought an HP 15-da0103ng. Unfortunately WIFI is not working with elementary OS 5. I tried several approaches to install a Driver for Realtek 8821CE but so far nothing turned out to work. Can ...
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Can't Select Existing Wireless Network In Loki

The wifi selector in the upper right generally shows my list of networks, and when I want to change a network, I click the network I want, a check is placed in the circle beside the network, and the ...
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new elementary OS user, wifi && graphics questions

I've done my homework and started using elementary OS on my Acer Swift 3 the wifi connectivity is terrible, windows gave me constant stable connection, where elementary OS fails to do that Should i ...
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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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How do I activate the internet?

I am connected to the network, but I can not open any page in the browser nor does it work in the App Center I'm on Juno 5.0
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How to Install Driver for Realtek RTL8822BE in Juno

I'm a total newb to Linux, and I'm not that computer savvy in the first place. Please forgive me if this question is merely an advertisement for my ignorance. I managed to get eOS Juno installed on ...
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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Some bugs I found + 'code' related questions

I have downloaded and install elementary OS 5.0 Juno for a few days now and during that time, I think I have noticed some bugs, mostly just minor. For starter, every time you log in to the OS, the ...
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Can't get my WiFi (D-Link DWA-182 Wireless USB Adapter) running

I am trying to install WiFi drivers for elementary os on my stationary PC by exchanging downloaded files (ubuntu packages) using a WiFi connection from my laptop. I downloaded several ubuntu packages ...
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Problem with my wifi netwowrk

my name is Francesco, i send you one question for the problem with my wifi. I Install today this OS but my Wifi don't start. My network wifi is REALTEK 8821CE and my os don't find them. If you have a ...
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Broadcom 4360 Wifi (2013 MacBook Air) on Juno?

Just installed Juno on a 2013 MacBook Air. It's got a Broadcom 4360 wireless chip, which works great on the Live CD/USB, but the driver isn't there after install. Is there a simple way to get ...
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Juno no wireless after upgrading from loki

I've just installed Juno and wireless networking is not working. Clicking the networking item in the top right, it just gives a switch for Wired and the Network settings... items. There is no entry ...
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Power Setting doesnt work

Elementary OS Juno. Dell Inspiron 5767. I try to prevent my laptop from suspend after some time of inactivity. I choose "Never" in both Plugged In and On Battery, but Laptop still suspend after some ...
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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 connection is weak (rtl8723be)

My laptop's WiFi card is rtl8723be. It keeps disconnecting even when the hotspot is two metres away. Please help :)
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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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wifi network unclaimed : broadcom

My wifi connectivity has recently stopped. I am using an HP Probook with elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. I use the app manager to maintain my software state. As far as I can tell the device is still there. ...
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Juno 5.0 beta first startup after install no wifi MPB 6,1

After installing Juno, even after trying it from the live CD with the wifi up and running successfully, at the first startup of Juno, wifi is not installed on MBP 6,1
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Turn off Bluetooth by default

Okay, so I've browsed answers to this question but found none to be satisfying. The question is: how can I make eOS behave like literally every other OS I know and keep the settings for wireless ...
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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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BCM43142 and linux kernel 4.15.0-24-generic

I've got trouble - wi-fi not working on 4.15.0-24-generic. I tried rebuild module: Building initial module for 4.15.0-24-generic ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-headers-4.15.0-24-generic ...
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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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How can I disable networking and bluetooth indefinetly?

On my laptop I'm only holding high sensitive data. I want to disable the OS from going online or connecting to bluetooth devices at all and indefinetly. I want it to be impossible to go online with ...
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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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Wifi not working after installation

I'm new to Linux so please bear with me. I've just installed 0.4.1 Loki from a USB drive and whereas the WiFi worked when I booted up from the USB drive, it doesn't after full installation. If I go ...
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How can I get the wl driver to work?

Wifi works with the live USB. But once installed, I get nothing. I tried to sudo modprobe wl, but I get a message that says Module wl not found in directory /lib/modules/4.13.-32-generic. It's a ...
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Wireless Network not working after Installation

I have just installed Elementary OS. My WiFi is not working. There are tons of solutions out there, and i have no idea which will work. Rather than trying all of them, it would be nice to have a ...
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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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How can I connect to the free wifi in cafe

I'm in the Starbucks and I couldn't connect to their free wifi, login page just wouldn't show up(any browsers). I tried to direct to the login page by copying login link form my smartphone, but it ...
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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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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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Wifi not working after kernel upgrade

I have a laptop HP Pavilion with Realtek wifi card. It didn't have a driver for Linux until end of last year as you can see here. Then I installed it when it was released from this repo It worked ...
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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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Problem wifi with network card rtl8723be

I have installed yesterday elementary os, it's all good but i have a problem with my network card rtl8723be. Anytime i turn on my pc i should put those string in the terminal: sudo modprobe -r ...
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Wifi problem, help please [solved]

it turns out that my laptop had windows and I decided to put linux, specifically Elementary OS. Even though everything is fine, WiFi does not. The speed is much slower, I have 60mb and in windows I ...
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I don't know how to connect to WiFi

Just installed elementary os, I don't know how to connect to WiFi? I read some forums and sites but I didn't found anything interesting and useful
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RT8188eu driver problems (very old bug)

After official kernel update, my rt8188eu chipset was not working on desktop machine. There was no wifi option in network settings. So I downloaded the driver from GitHub and compiled myself, and it ...
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Can't switch to wireless mode [duplicate]

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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Compatibility chart

I am planning to move to Elementary OS and was wondering if there is a kind of compatibility chart. I'm planning to buy an ASUS UX390UA, but I would like to have everything working properly. Like ...
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Krack attack security updates?

I just read about the Krack attack, which describes a weakness in the WPA2 protocol that impacts almost all devices that use WiFi. More info: https://www.krackattacks.com/ https://github.com/...
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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 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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