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You need to install firmware-b43-installer. If you do not have an alternative internet connection, do it this way. If you installed bcmwl-kernel-source, then remove it. sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source Download these files http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_015-9_amd64.deb ...
This will work on your current kernel wget https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_media/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi-7265-ucode-126.96.36.199.tgz tar zxvf iwlwifi-7265-ucode-188.8.131.52.tgz cd iwlwifi-7265-ucode-184.108.40.206 sudo cp iwlwifi-7265D-12.ucode /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-3165-12.ucode Reboot
nmcli command-line client for NetworkManager can be used to view security types of nearby wireless access points. nmcli device wifi list Result will show up as following: result image
In many cases, the issue with "...i'm getting a good connection when im close to the router.. but once i step a few meters away .. the signal drastically drops..." is a sign that the Linux driver is unable to sense and change to the antenna connector that is active, that is, has the wire connected. This is a well-known issue with the rtl8723be. There are a ...
You need to edit your blacklist file to remove blacklist rt2800pci You can edit by using gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf This will eliminate the need to modprobe the module every reboot
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