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Wifi disconnection problem

Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:57 pm
by lipesmile
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 ?

Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:29 pm
by kc1di
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.

Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:58 pm
by lipesmile
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

Re: Wifi disconnection problem

Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:34 pm
by kc1di
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