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Wifi very slow in Linux Mint

Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:24 pm
by oscar325
My wifi very often gets slow (using Linux Mint 19,2 Cinnamon) I belive its the system problem in Linux Mint cause it is a good wifi, worked fine before installed Linux, and works fine on other devices such as Android and Windows computers. Does anyone know how to fix it? I was thinking of buying a Wifi adapter for Linux, might that help? Or is it something I should install or a setting I should change? Thank you on forhand for helping.

Re: Wifi very slow in Linux Mint

Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:45 pm
by JeremyB
Open a terminal window and enter these 2 commands

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wget -N -t 5 -T 10 && chmod +x wireless-info && ./wireless-info

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cat wireless-info.txt | nc 9999
Post termbin URL from terminal

Re: Wifi very slow in Linux Mint

Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:57 am
by sepimarsha
Hi Jeremy, have have followed some of your replies closely... thanks for your contribution!

I have just posted the information you requested to the guy above. You may read that I have an AC9650 wifi card that is very very slow in mint 19 specially the 5 GHz band. you had posted a script the beginning of this year that took care of the issue 1.5 months ago. I guess one of the updates has overwritten the modifications you imposed. Could you please, unless you have better ideas, post that script again? Thanks so much

Slow 5GHz WI-Fi

Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:11 am
by sepimarsha

the P52 uses an AC9650 wifi card which works well in Windows. WiFi in Linux, specially that on the 5 GHz band is really slow. We have a "GB" connection but the download speeds do not exceed 2MBs in Mint 19.2. We had this problem 1.5 months ago, but I found a script posted by JeremyB that took care of the problem. I cannot find this script again. Should anybody have this script, barring any better solutions please post it!

Thanks so much


sean@sean-ThinkPad-P52:~$ iwconfig
enp0s31f6 no wireless extensions.

enx00051b911b5b no wireless extensions.

wlp0s20f3 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:"marshall_CLL"
Mode:Managed Frequency:5.805 GHz Access Point: 90:58:51:C9:4C:43
Bit Rate=780 Mb/s Tx-Power=22 dBm
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=63/70 Signal level=-47 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:477 Missed beacon:0

lo no wireless extensions.