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
EDDIEHADLEY
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
eddie@eddie-HP-Stream-Notebook:~$
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

JeremyB
Level 19
Level 19
Posts: 9479
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”