HP Stream 11 Realtek Driver Fix On Mint 19 Destroys Networking

Questions about WIFI networks and devices
Forum rules
Before you post please read how to get help
Post Reply
Level 1
Level 1
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:52 pm

HP Stream 11 Realtek Driver Fix On Mint 19 Destroys Networking

Post by EDDIEHADLEY » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:58 pm

have the same problem with jpoor wifi on HP Stream 11 used two commands posted here are results

Code: Select all

eddie@eddie-HP-Stream-Notebook:~$ inxi  -Fxz
System:    Host: eddie-HP-Stream-Notebook Kernel: 4.15.0-34-generic x86_64
           bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
           Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine:   Device: laptop System: HP product: HP Stream Notebook v: Type1ProductConfigId serial: N/A
           Mobo: HP model: 815E v: 32.25 serial: N/A
           UEFI: Insyde v: F.19 date: 01/18/2018
Battery    BAT0: charge: 21.2 Wh 58.8% condition: 36.0/36.0 Wh (100%)
           model: Hewlett-Packard Primary status: Discharging
CPU:       Dual core Intel Celeron N3050 (-MCP-) 
           arch: Airmont rev.3 cache: 1024 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 6400
           clock speeds: max: 2160 MHz 1: 498 MHz 2: 555 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Integrated Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
           version: 4.5 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Series High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-34-generic
Network:   Card: Realtek RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: rtl8723be port: 1000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: NA (-)
           ID-1: /dev/mmcblk0 model: N/A size: 31.3GB
           ID-2: /dev/mmcblk1 model: N/A size: 125.8GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 29G used: 16G (61%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/mmcblk0p2
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 181 Uptime: 3:02 Memory: 675.3/1853.0MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56 
eddie@eddie-HP-Stream-Notebook:~$ rfkill list
0: hci0: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
Last edited by JeremyB on Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: split from https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=259382

Level 20
Level 20
Posts: 10185
Joined: Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:17 am

Re: HP Stream 11 Realtek Driver Fix On Mint 19 Destroys Networking

Post by JeremyB » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:10 pm

In terminal do

Code: Select all

sudo apt install dkms git build-essential
git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git
sudo dkms add rtlwifi_new
sudo dkms install rtlwifi-new/0.6
Reboot, and disable Secure Boot in BIOS/UEFI settings

Post Reply

Return to “Wireless”