TP-link wifi doesn t connect

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mariolan
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TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by mariolan » Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:37 pm

I have linux mint 18.3 and an wifi extender TP-link TL-WA830RE that doesn t connect.

The common comands are listed below

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ario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: mario-MS-7252 Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: MATE 1.18.0 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   Mobo: MSI model: MS-7252 v: 1.1
           Bios: American Megatrends v: V3.7 date: 10/25/2008
CPU:       Single core AMD Athlon 64 3500+ (-UP-) cache: 512 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 svm) bmips: 2009 speed/max: 1000/2200 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA C51G [GeForce 6100] bus-ID: 00:05.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1280x1024@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV4E
           GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 17.0.7 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card NVIDIA MCP51 High Definition Audio
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:10.1
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.10.0-38-generic
Network:   Card: NVIDIA MCP51 Ethernet Controller
           driver: forcedeth port: cc00 bus-ID: 00:14.0
           IF: enp0s20 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 680.4GB (1.5% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_DT01ACA0 size: 500.1GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: HDT722516DLA380 size: 164.7GB
           ID-3: USB /dev/sdc model: DataTraveler_2.0 size: 15.6GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 456G used: 5.4G (2%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0
           ID-2: /boot size: 472M used: 68M (16%) fs: ext2 dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 2.08GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 80.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 171 Uptime: 54 min Memory: 407.3/1934.1MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35 

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mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ rfkill list all
mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ 

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mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ iwconfig
enp0s20   no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

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mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ uname -a
Linux mario-MS-7252 4.10.0-38-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 10 16:32:20 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ lspci -nn | grep Ethernet
00:14.0 Bridge [0680]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP51 Ethernet Controller [10de:0269] (rev a1)

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mario@mario-MS-7252 ~ $ inxi -nx
Network:   Card: NVIDIA MCP51 Ethernet Controller
           driver: forcedeth port: cc00 bus-ID: 00:14.0
           IF: enp0s20 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full
           mac: 66:77:44:22:33:11
could you hepl me?

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Re: TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by JeremyB » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:29 pm

Is this a network extender that connects to you computer with an ethernet cable and actually connects to wifi?

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Re: TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by mariolan » Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:39 pm

Yes!!

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Re: TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by JeremyB » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:04 pm

Have you followed the instructions that came with the extender?

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Re: TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by AZgl1500 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:23 pm

JeremyB wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Have you followed the instructions that came with the extender?
I have the same extender and was never able to get it to work.

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Re: TP-link wifi doesn t connect

Post by mariolan » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:56 pm

I set the WIFI in a W7 laptop and then put de WIFI in the linux mint PC and work it OK
Thanks!!!!!

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