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Questions tagged [iwlwifi]

iwlwifi is the wireless driver for Intel's current wireless chips.

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Wifi on Lenovo P1 with Ubuntu 18.04 no longer works

I followed a tutorial that recommended installing Ubuntu 16 LTS at first and then upgrading to 18.04 to deal with the long boot time problem due to random number generation. During installation, ...
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Possible conflict between iwlwifi and r8168 network drivers

nice people! I have two network adapters in my desktop. One built into the motherbord that uses the wlp5s0 interface and the iwlwifi driver, and another, a pci one, that uses enp6s0 interface and ...
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Wi-Fi stops working from time to time

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my Lenovo Thinkpad E560 laptop. From time to time the wifi somehow stops working. I can see it is "connected" to router, but when trying to reconnect, it does not find ...
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How to undo the installation of backport-iwlwifi?

I cloned backport-iwlwifi and ran cd backport-iwlwifi && sudo make && make install. Is there any way to undo this?
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What is “options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1” in WiFi setting?

One of the common solutions for improving WiFi signal is to use this command options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 in /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf And the number can be 0, 1, 2, 8. I was unable to find ...
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ubuntu 18.04 having problems with wifi and bluetooth

On my laptop Dell Vostro 14 3445, I am facing problem to start wifi and Bluetooth. I don't think that that is a hardware issue in my laptop as it would work with the windows OS before I switch to ...
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Queue 10 is active on fifo 2 and stuck for 10000 ms

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS a few days and started having issues with the wifi adapter (intel dual band wireless ac-3160), where it would randomly stop working after some point of time (sometimes ...
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INTEL AC 7265 wifi freezes

Please, anybody, help me. It's been about 2 months since I've installed ubuntu on my HP Envy laptop. First installed Ubuntu 16.04 and than updated to 18.04. The wifi randomly freezes although the ...
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NUC7i5BN wireless connection issues with ethernet and wifi connect in Intel® NUC

model: NUC7i5BN OS: Ubuntu 16.04 I have a NUC7i5BN, using ethernet cable to connect with other PC and using wifi connect Internet. Sometimes, after reboot will found that wifi interface is missing. ...
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ubuntu 18.04.1 copper ethernet is now wlp2s0 - no wifi interface available - eno1 just sits there

Dell Latitude E6430 - ive not fooled around with things so this is an update thats got this confused. I now have copper wired ethernet connectivity, somehow via my wlp2s0 interface instead of the ...
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Proper way to fix slow WiFi

I have a laptop - Jumper EZBOOK 3 PRO. It has the wireless adapter - Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165. I've installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and have a problem with super slow WiFi connection. And there ...
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Configure iwconfig with advanced parameters

I have a wireless network which is configured in the following way : Wireless security as WPA & WPA2 Enterprise Authentication as PEAP CA certificate --> None Peap version --> Automatic Inner ...
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Ubuntu server cannot detect my WiFi (Intel 8265) card

My Ubuntu server cannot detect my WiFi (Intel 8265) card. Because the installer can't detect my WiFi card, it won't proceed. I don't have the same issue when installing Ubuntu desktop. How do I ...
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No wi-fi on Ubuntu 14.04 with Intel

I'm a total noob at Ubuntu so I've come for help. I have to use ubuntu 14.04 for my work, which obviously is not ideal as it's a bit outdated, and I can't get wi-fi to work. I'm 95% sure I'm missing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Intel Wifi 9560 not working

I cannot get my wifi card to get working. Ive tried different kernel versions and downloaded the latest firmware from intel webside and copy them into lib/firmware. When running dmesg | grep iwl i get ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Wifi internet intermittent and disconnects frequently

I am having some problems with my wifi on my laptop. I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04. My network controller is Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev83) (from lspci). Running dmesg | ...
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Wi-fi cannot be turned on on Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to mention that this is my first time installing any Linux distribution so I don't have much experience. A few days ago I decided to install Ubuntu on my laptop that was just sitting ...
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How to load amsdu_size=3 with the iwlwifi module

I have a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7265 WLAN and need to use it for monitoring. To enable monitoring, amsdu_size=3 needs to be loaded with the iwlwifi module What command should I run to do this?...
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Losing connection to wifi randomly, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Dell XPS 15 9530

I have been having trouble with my wireless card. Here is what I get from dmesg: A@B:~$ dmesg | grep iwlwifi [ 4.410812] iwlwifi 0000:06:00.0: loaded firmware version 17.948900127.0 op_mode iwlmvm ...
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How to select antenna with Intel wifi driver?

This question and answer Low Wi-Fi signal in HP laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 explains how to solve a wifi weak signal problem by selecting the antenna in the case of a Realtek network adapter. Is there ...
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Wifi connectivity suddenly very low

My wifi connectivity suddenly lost a lot of its performance on a Lenovo 100s laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. On places where I got nearly to full connectivity earlier one week ago, I now have very ...
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slow wifi ubuntu 18.04 with intel card

I have tried the usual things of disabling my ipv6 and have changed the conf files too but my wifi is very slow. Here is the content of the file cat /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf # /etc/modprobe.d/...
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Connected, but no internet(? inside WiFi sign) [Mobile hotspot]

I'm having this issue for the last 3 days that the internet doesn't work, even when connected with good signal strength. I get this question mark(?) inside the WiFi signal bar. WiFi works on Windows ...
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no network adapter with 18.04 on lenovo E480 [duplicate]

I got a Lenovo E480 and installed xubuntu 18.04 (ubuntu boot from usb had the same problem). I read at several places, that the WIFI would work, but it doesn't work for me. The wifi hardware is Intel ...
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No Wifi connection on Ubuntu 16.04

since I bought my new laptop, with a wifi card Intel Wireless AC 9260, I cannot connect to any wireless network. When I choose the network to connect it tries to but at the end it displays a behavior ...
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Ubuntu 18. wifi won't authenticate

Using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Vostro. Wifi has been working fine for several months, including on release 18.xx. Suddenly it will not connect to my wifi network that it has been connecting to for ...
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Intel Wifi device slow [duplicate]

i have a new laptop and installed Xubuntu 18.04 (Bionic). Everything works, but one thing: The Intel wifi module [8086:2526] is dog slow (max. ~2.5 Mbps). I measured that within the LAN and to the ...
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Weird Ubuntu 18.04 iwlwifi issue

I'm having trouble connecting my laptop to a wifi network at work. I never had a problem on my home wifi, but at first it wouldn't connect at all at work. After googling around, I deleted the iwlwifi....
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: Wifi not working after kernel updates

Dell laptop is installed with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version, after kernel updated to 4.15.0-24-generic from 4.15.0-23-generic made wifi non functional. Wifi is not showing under settings menu. lspci 00:...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Wifi slow on HP Laptop with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 & Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI

Here's my setup: description: Wireless interface product: Centrino Wireless-N 2230 vendor: Intel Corporation logical name: wlo1 version: c4 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz ...
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5G download speed much slower than 2.4G on Ubuntu 18.04 despite higher bit rate

I have a new machine with an Asus ROG STRIX H370I main board, with an Intel 2x2 802.11ac wi-fi with MU-MIMO support. My cable connection speed is around 800-900 Mbps (both upstream and downstream), ...
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Weak WIFI signal Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak] Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu in Dual boot with Windows 10, my WIFI in Ubuntu is always down to two or three bars where Windows is full, the connection is slow and sometimes totally disconnect, is ...
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Backport for iwlwifi

I am currently new to deeper system administration with ubuntu. My new PC has compability problems with ubuntu (to be exact: the WIFI). http://forum.gigabyte.us/thread/4007/linux-wifi-driver-aorus-...
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iwlwifi Wifi Microcode SW error detected (Ubuntu 18.04 x64)

I can connect to my home wifi network. However, internet browsing speed is just very slow. Interesting fact is, I can connect to the same network from my Windows machine and I don't see any problems ...
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Intel Wireless-AC 9560 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I recently finished my PC build using a motherboard with a built in Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560. While Bluetooth is working in Ubuntu 16.04, WiFi is still not working. I tried installing the ...
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Wifi Hard Blocked After Suspend in Ubuntu on GS65

While GS65's wifi module, Killer 1550i(which is roughly Intel 9560), doesn't supported in \~4.17 kernels, I managed to get the wifi working by compiling latest iwlwifi kernel module and including them....
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Trouble installing wireless drivers

I have this wifi card that wasn't working with Ubuntu due to driver issues. I figured that this Intel Wireless 8260 (4.1) driver would be the one to solve my problem but when I downloaded and tried to ...
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Unstable wifi connection leads to non-responding desktop and programs

I'm new to Ubuntu and running it in Version 16.04.4 LTS on a Thinkpad L560. Currently I experience issues with my wifi connection: Sometimes the connection drops (although the status bar shows that I ...
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RTL8188ee WiFi very slow

I recently bought a tp-link Archer wn781nd for my desktop. The WiFi speed is very slow compared to my laptop. My OS is Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.13.0 -41 I had a similar problem when using my laptop ...
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wireless and wired network can not working

system information below dev@dev-ubuntu:~$ sudo lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename: xenial ...
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Ubuntu 18.04- Wifi No networks found

It was working fine yesterday night, but when I booted this morning firstly it took an awfully long time to boot like 5 minutes and then it wasn't connecting to any WiFi networks and also it isn't ...
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No sound and wifi after installing kernel headers ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed updated kernel headers sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) sudo apt autoremove Upon restarting, I've lost my wifi and sound input and ouput. It seems to be driver ...
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Can't connect to wifi - Wifi device wlp1s0 disconnected

Been having trouble with wifi on my laptop for a few months now when I am in ubuntu. Out of nowhere, I no longer see a network symbol in the top right of my UI. Wifi connections that I already had ...
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How can I set a particular network to prefer 5Ghz channels in 17.10?

My laptop has an Intel ac-8260 wireless adapter. I recently upgraded to 17.10 from 16.04. I recall it being trivial in 16.04 to set network manager to prefer to prefer 5Ghz channels for a specified ...
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Ubuntu 17.10: Neither WiFi nor Bluetooth works

Background Going to just the normal settings application, it is clear that nothing is working with the WiFi or BT UI. The on/off switches don't work and no wifi or BT devices are visible. Thus I am ...
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wifi connected but not transferring any packets Ubuntu 14.04

The charity I work for has a number of Dell Latitude E6420/E6430/E6230 on which WiFi doesn't work using modern wireless APs when Edubuntu 14.04.1 is installed. They work fine on an old D-Link 802....
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Loop authentication wifi Asus K56CB

I try to connect to my wifi, then I input password, it try to connect and then ask to input my password again. So I can't connect. My wifi adapter is Intel 2030m and Laptop is Asus K56CB, Ubuntu 17.10....
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Deactivate 5GHz Wi-Fi

I have been having trouble with my wireless network card, both on Windows and Ubuntu, but in the case of Ubuntu my problem boils down to this: the laptop connects to the Wi-Fi just fine, ...
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Unable to shutdown when wifi is enabled in 17.10 (iwlwifi errors)

In the past few days my 17.10 install does not shot down when wifi is enabled. For example when I run sudo shutdown now I get the error messages iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Error sending ...
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Wifi not working on Dell Latitude 7480

I'm working on Dell Latitude 7480 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. The current kernel version I'm using is v4.4.0.116-generic. The WiFi does not work at the moment. I followed the instructions given here- ...