[Resolved]WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

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kilowatt2
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[Resolved]WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Postby kilowatt2 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:13 am

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Intel Dualband Wireless AC 3165


At times my WiFi stops working on my Laptop. The network panel app shows the network options but shows no signal and I can't reconnect to any router.

Is there a command that I can use to restart my Wifi device and/or the networking app for the panel?

This does not occur in Windows 10 even with suspension of the laptop.

TIA

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Re: WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Postby kc1di » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:44 am

Hello killowatt2 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
you can restart network services with this command in the terminal.

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systemctl restart networking

it would be nice to figure out what's causing the disconnects.
Have you tried using the Driver Manager found in the control center.
It may provide additional drivers you can try for your card.

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Re: WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Postby JeremyB » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:31 am

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sudo sed -i 's/3/2/' /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/*

Then reboot, if it works it means that power management was the problem

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Re: [Resolved]WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Postby kilowatt2 » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:14 am

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sudo service network-manager restart


By using this command the applet is restarted and the wifi connection is made again.

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Re: [Resolved]WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Postby kc1di » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:43 am

Glad it's working for you :)


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