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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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Wifi has odd behavior

I´m using a HP Stream 13 which has a Realtek RTL8723BE (or similar) wifi/bluetooth chip with elementary OS Loki 0.4. Wifi is always working after reboot of system. Sometimes my network show great ...
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Can't see home Wifi (up and working) after changing wireless network name

I changed the Wireless Network Name in my router and the channel from 3 to 13. The Wifi works perfectly since I can connect via my cellphone (using the new name) In Loki I can't even see my ...
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WiFi is not working on Loki

I have just installed elementary OS Loki and it looks great. I have one problem though. WiFi is not working. During installation it worked perfectly and I was able to connect to my home network and ...
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Loki - wifi problem Intel 3160 AC - no WPA connection

I have installed Loki 0.4 today and encountered a problem with my wifi. My network is detected and works if I do not protect it with a passphrase, but when I try to use WPA it does not work. When I ...
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No WIFI access after update

I've got here a notebook running elementary OS. There's been an update some days ago that apparently disabled its WIFI completely - it doesn't show any networks and I can't connect to anything. I've ...
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Wifi Problem With Elementary OS

I am a noob at linux so don't be harsh please. I installed Elementary OS on my Dell Inspiron 7559 and the install was fine but, wifi networks don't show up and ethernet works perfectly fine. Can ...
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Dell XPS Wi-Fi drivers

I've been searching around on here and haven't located an answer. The OS install went well, but I have no wireless connections available. My machine is a Dell XPS 12 9250. It is running an Intel chip ...
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I downloaded yesterday some updates from software center as usual and both wifi and ethernet do not work anymore

Hi everyone. I have a macbook from 2009, I downloaded and installed updates from the Software Center as usual yesterday night and after the reboot both wifi and ethernet did not work. The network ...
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How to get WiFi drivers to work?

I have ID 0846:9020 NetGear, Inc. WNA3100(v1) Wireless-N 300 [Broadcom BCM43231] I bought few years ago. I have to move my computer to apart of the house where Ethernet will not reach.
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Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi drivers missing after install

I just installed the latest elementary OS and am missing Wi-Fi drivers. My chip is a Ralink RT3290. I've tried practically every guide which apparently 'solves' this issue, but none have worked thus ...
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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 networks not detected in elementary OS. Ethernet working

My problem is that wifi networks in the vicinity are not detected even though the wifi module is (apparently) turned on, and ethernet is working fine (I had to get that working manually as well): I ...
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Low wifi strength on Loki

Is there any wifi strength related bug on Loki or Ubuntu 16.04? I've been experiencing low strength and therefore low speed. I'm on a fresh Loki installation running on an HP Laptop with a Realtek ...
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XPS 13 (9350) wifi issue in Loki (but not in Ubuntu 16.04)

I tried to install Elementary OS Loki on my dell XPS 13 (8350) as Freya didn't support the Broadcom BCM4350 wifi card. This card works out of the box with Ubuntu 16.04, but isn't recognized by Loki. ...
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Network-Adapter doesn't get used by system

I recently reinstalled Elementary OS (Freya 0.3.2) on my Laptop, but how ever the Networking seems not to work properly. I've got a "Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter" which gets ...
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Wifi connectivity issue during the installation of Freya

I wanted prove this linux distro (I heard good things about it), but I'm having this problem with the wifi connection: it simply doesn't work, both during installation and after i have installed the ...
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usb wifi TL-WN725N_WN723N not working + problem in network setting

hi guys, i am on elementary OS Loki, updated to latest. currently my wifi is not working as in ubuntu and the wifi tab in network setting shows disabled even tho i have it clicked. the wifi is working ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

Just got a WiFi adapter for my laptop and WiFi is working correctly in elementary OS.But Bluetooth is not showing and shows as if there are no Bluetooth adapters installed. Output of sudo lshw -c ...
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How to set wifi driver settings to prefer 5 GHz channel over 2.4 GHz

I pretty much just want to ask this exact question: askubuntu forum only for elementary (freya). I cant figure out how to do it with the normal network settings. As the solution in the askubuntu ...
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Identify the WiFi

I install elementary os on Lenovo Ideapad Y700. the laptop run before with win 10 and every thing work fine. after installing elementary os the system doesn't identify the WiFi but its let me to ...
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No network capability [duplicate]

Just downloaded the most recent update today. After restart, I have no networking capability whatsoever. No wifi, no wired, nothing. Opening networking through settings gives me an error message to ...
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How to optimize internet speed?

I installed elementary OS Freya 64bit dual boot with Windows 7 on an ASUS Z54C laptop. I have an extremely slow Wifi connection on elementary OS but when I boot on Windows 7 it's really fast. How do I ...
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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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Network shuts down after sometime

I just installed Elementary OS on my ASUS laptop. The internet (WiFi) seems to stop working (though it shows as connected) after some time of use. I have noticed this happens when I haven't booted ...
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WiFi gets disconnected after 5 to 10 minutes

Laptop WiFi gets disconnected after about 5 to 10 minutes. WiFi connection works after restarting but again will get disconnected after some time. WiFi hardware used is: Realtek rtl8723be I have ...
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WiFi icon on wing panel disappeared

Since WiFi icon disappear on wingpanel I'm unable to connect to the new WiFi networks. the connect button on the Network settings also not working, can anyone tell me how to fix the network icon or ...
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Can't get ath10k (Killer Wifi 1535) to work on Freya [closed]

i've installed Freya and everything is working nicely out of the box, except the WiFi. My laptop has a Killer 1535, so i followed their instructions (http://www.killernetworking.com/support/...
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Both WiFi and Ethernet don't work [closed]

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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No Wi-Fi after sleep

my Wi-fi won't work after sleep. My card is Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev c3). /var/log/syslog says : Mar 8 00:31:15 Laptop kernel: [ 1396.243632] iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: Failed to load ...
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How to downgrade to a older kernel

I inadvertently updated my Linux kernel to version 4.2.0-30 from 3.19.0-33 and it has broken my WiFi and USB drivers, is there a way for me to downgrade my kernel using some sort of cached version?
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elementary OS freya wireless constantly disconnects

hi i'm having a wifi issue, i have win7 and ElementaryOs (ubuntu 14.04) on my toshiba satellite c55-c5206s with a broadcom BCM943142Y and the wifi randomly disconnects, it doesnt happen while im in ...
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Public Hotspot not connecting [closed]

I recently installed Freya on my computer and removed Windows so the only OS I have is Elementary... I've been getting a problem where the laptop refuses to connect to BTWifi (large Isp in the uk) 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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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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WiFi dropouts with router but not with mobile WiFi hotspot in elementary OS

Recently I dual booted my laptop HP Pavilion Notebook ab219tx with Windows 10 and elementary OS 0.3.2. At first it connected to my WiFi but poor signal and internet speed is also very slow even ...
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Problem with Mediatek MT7630E and kernel 4.4

I recently bought an Asus X554LA laptop, on which Freya works flawlessly. Unfortunately the internal wifi board (Mediatek MT7630E) is not supported on Linux, there are some unofficial drivers but I ...
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My WiFi won't list any available SSID

So after clean install of elementary OS freya and install some packages i got an issue with my WiFi connection. it says disconnected and nothing shows up but i have many available WiFi in my place. ...
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Wifi and Ethernet Disabled after last Freya update [duplicate]

I updated my Elementary OS like always with the update manager. After reboot no internet anymore. No Wifi and no ethernet worked. I run sudo lshw -C network *-network DEAKTIVIERT ...
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WiFi connection dropping

I have just installed Freya. On the fresh boot it always finds my WiFi and connects to it. But, after some time it drops. Then, it never connects to the connection again until restarting the laptop. I ...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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Just installed freya but dont know how to connect to WIfi

When I click on the internet icon the WIFI option is not displayed . The wired (Ethernet) option it is listed and I can connect just fine using a wired connection but don't know what to do about ...
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wifi drops signal, but indicator shows connected

I have an HP Stream 11 Netbook, that I used to run Xubuntu on for about half a year. I decided to switch to freya, but have been having connectivity problems. The WiFi signal will drop out, but the ...
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No wlan - ath9k (network dialog is grayed out)

I'm using freya and had wlan without any problem since weeks/months. Today I installed the printer driver for a Canon Pixma MG2950. Because I can't set up this printer for wireless printing in linux ...
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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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Vodafone Dongle Freya

As a Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS user on a Samsung ATIV-Ultrabook I wanted to try elementary OS Freya as a possible alternative as it already includes the necessary wireless drivers. When using my Vodafone ...
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Wireless not working on Lenovo G50-45

Primeramente los felicito en la realización de gran SO. He instalado en una portátil (laptop) lenovo G50-45 de un amigo, y tengo problema con el wireless, conecto el wiffi y dura como máximo 15 ...
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WiFi Driver Freezes

I installed this WiFi driver, as I have Mediatek MT7630E. It connects and works pretty well, but whenever it disconnects my computer freezes. So I tried blacklisting some drivers: sudo nano /etc/...
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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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Bridge wlan0 to eth0 without DHCP

I'm currently trying to set up an access point in my lounge, using my Sony Vaio with elementary OS installed. I have successfully created an access point & can connect to the Internet that way ...
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Wireless card stopped working after kernel upgrade

So I upgraded to kernel 3.19.0, which went fine except that the wireless card stopped working. I would have searched for the driver for the wireless card, except that I'm on a laptop with no ethernet ...