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lipesmile
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Wifi disconnection problem

Post by lipesmile » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:57 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm using Mint 18.2 64bit cinnamon and it's running so fine, but today it started to ask for wifi password everytime, like 15 minutes it ask the password again, How I can fix that ?

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Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Post by kc1di » Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:29 pm

we need a little more information about your system - Please go to a terminal and type

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inxi -Fxz
and post the results here.
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Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Post by lipesmile » Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:58 pm

I run the command, the output is:

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           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.10.0-38-generic
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n driver: wl bus-ID: 04:00.0
           IF: wlp4s0 state: dormant mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

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Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Post by kc1di » Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:34 pm

If you haven't already go to the Driver Manager tool under Administration and click on it.
Does it offer you a different broadcom driver? if so install that driver and try again.
It should be using the WL driver not B43
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