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wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"mynetwork"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: 00:aa:bb:cc:cc:dd
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=51/70 Signal level=-59 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:19 Missed beacon:0
I have AT&T U-verse gateway that supports up to Wireless G. On my 9 year old laptop running Windows 7 I have an old Linksys Wireless G dongle plugged in and it maintains 100% signal strength to the wireless network. However, my LMDE laptop fluctuates wildly between 60% - 9x% Wifi signal strength. Sometimes browsing will go smoothly and then it will just "spin" waiting for response from the page. I can compare the same site on both laptops and the windows machine loads the page instantly and LMDE machine much slower. If I ping google from a terminal I do not get any packet loss and the response times are about 50 ms (same as on the windows machine). I'm not sure how to ts this at this point, but I need to get this fixed. Suggestions? Any help is appreciated.