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[SOLVED] Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by KenanQHD » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:50 am

Hi everyone,

I am using Linux Mint Sylvia. This morning, my ethernet connection to my laptop stopped working. However, wifi WAS working.

I tried plugging in the ethernet cable from my wifi router into my laptop to see if that would work, but it didnt. Plugged the cable back into my wifi router and now my wifi doesnt work either!

What is going on? Did my laptop do something to screw up my ethernet connection and wifi router?

The only thing i can think of is that i updated linux-libc-dev from version 4.4.0-121.145 to 4.4.0-122.146 and ifupdown from 0.8.10ubuntu1.2 to 0.8.10ubuntu1.3 today. Could that be a problem?

Samsung NP700G7C
Linux 18.3 64bit
Linux kernel: 4.13.0-39-generic
Processor: intel core i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40 GHz x 4
Memory: 8GB
Hard drive: 90GB
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7870M
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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by Pjotr » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:56 am

Try if it helps when you boot from an older kernel. They're hidden under the section Advanced in the Grub bootloader menu.
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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by KenanQHD » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:26 am

Pjotr wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:56 am
Try if it helps when you boot from an older kernel. They're hidden under the section Advanced in the Grub bootloader menu.
Unfortunately that did not work.

Even my phone wont work with wifi. I have windows 10 dual booted and the internet doesnt work on that either.

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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by Pjotr » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:03 am

KenanQHD wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:26 am
I have windows 10 dual booted and the internet doesnt work on that either.
Did you perhaps disable wifi by means of the Fn key combination for it?
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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by KenanQHD » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:26 am

Pjotr wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:03 am
KenanQHD wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:26 am
I have windows 10 dual booted and the internet doesnt work on that either.
Did you perhaps disable wifi by means of the Fn key combination for it?
No I did not. No devices are connecting to the internet

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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by wallyUSA » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:36 pm

Could be your ISP is down?

You could try to reset or reboot your router.
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Re: Ethernet Stopped Working. Now no wifi either.

Post by KenanQHD » Wed May 02, 2018 12:10 am

wallyUSA wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:36 pm
Could be your ISP is down?

You could try to reset or reboot your router.
Hahaha, you were right. The school campus I live on disabled the internet for the day. Everything is back to normal.

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