Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

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Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

Post by greatdane808 » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:28 am

I have Linux 18.3 on my HP Pavilion Notebook - 17-g119dx. Whenever I sleep/hibernate my computer, I am unable to connect to Wifi after my computer wakes up. I tried toggling the wifi button on and off, but it doesn't work. The only thing that gets the wifi working again is restarting my computer.

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Re: Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

Post by kc1di » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:12 pm

Next time try this command in a terminal see if it works.

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systemctl restart NetworkManager
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Re: Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

Post by kc1di » Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:57 am

if the command in my last post works , follow the recommendations in this thread to make the change permanent : viewtopic.php?f=53&t=271572
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Re: Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

Post by tgwilt » Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:25 am

kc1di wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:12 pm
Next time try this command in a terminal see if it works.

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systemctl restart NetworkManager
The uppercase letters helped, but Network Manager still doesn't show any wifi availability. Luckily, WICD reconnects the wireless network, blithly ignoring the peeved state of Network Manager which shows the following message: Unavailable. 802.1x supplicant failed. This is better explained here: https://www.cisco.com/assets/sol/sb/WAP ... 93617.html

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Re: Unable to connect Wifi after sleeping HP computer

Post by greatdane808 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 3:17 pm

I just reinstalled linux mint and now my computer is set to never suspend, but only to hibernate. It's a workaround, but it works for me right now. Thanks!

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