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CalmWaves
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Wifi not working after installation complete restart

Post by CalmWaves » Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:15 am

I am new to Linux mint. I installed Linux Mint 18 Sarah yesterday. When I installing linux mint Wifi worked fine. Just after the installation complete restart it shows Wifi unavailable. There is no any issue with my Wifi. I search about this issue on web. But I found things saying to install broadcom drivers.

Since

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$ lspci | grep Network
02:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe
says its Wifi adapter is Ralink. Some times it work when I restarted the Network Manager service by typing this command.

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systemctl restart NetworkManager.service
Some rfkill list output when wifi is not working

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$ sudo rfkill list 
0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
when I am on ethernet connection iwconfig output even though Wifi router in on.

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$ iwconfig
wlo1      IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=0 dBm   
          Retry short limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          
eno1      no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.
how to solve this issue? please help.
Last edited by CalmWaves on Sat Jul 23, 2016 4:01 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Wifi not working sometimes after restart

Post by bbaker6212 » Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:42 pm

This might help: http://onthim.blogspot.com.br/2015/06/i ... er-on.html
Commenters at bottom of page says it works, but is there a more formal fix? I worry about non-standard downloads. Note the Ubuntu 16.04 link at the bottom here which he updated May 2016:
June 20, 2015
Install Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi driver on Ubuntu 15.04 based distributions
Ralink. RT3290 is a PCIe device which combines 802.11bgn Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 devices in a single chip. Currently, Linux kernel has experimental support for RT3290 wireless through the module named rt2800pci. The state of this module is such that in many circumstances you will have very weak wireless signals.

Ubuntu 15.04 comes with Linux kernel version 3.19 and the problem of weak RT3290 wireless signals is still prevalent since by default Ubuntu 15.04 will be using Linux kernel rt2800pci module. However, there is a official driver available for Linux from MediaTek for Ralink RT3290 STA wireless device. This driver will fix weak signal and many other problems
on Ubuntu 15.04 based distributions. To install this driver simply download the following file and after extracting the file in the Home directory of your Ubuntu, follow the instructions in the ReadMe file inside the extracted RT3290 folder.

RT3290 Linux Driver
http://www.mediafire.com/download/l3zoc ... 290.tar.gz

After installing the driver hopefully you will have better wireless experience in your Ubuntu system :)

For fedora users, please try the following:

http://www.mediafire.com/download/uk5u9 ... ora.tar.gz

*Updated package for Ubuntu 16.04 based distributions. Also suitable for Ubuntu 15.04 based distributions:

http://www.mediafire.com/download/zyfql ... u16.tar.gz

Posted by Imam at Saturday, June 20, 2015
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Re: Wifi not working after installation complete restart

Post by CalmWaves » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:16 am

Thank you very much. It worked.
I download from here http://www.mediafire.com/download/zyfql ... u16.tar.gz.

But after that I face the issue on this comment http://onthim.blogspot.com/2015/06/inst ... 5852532107

And reply to that comment by the author worked for me.

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Re: Wifi not working after installation complete restart

Post by bbaker6212 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:57 am

So it's working now?
Linux Mint Mate 19.1 k/4.15, Windows 10, Manjaro 18.03 Xfce k/4.19.24-1 MX-Linux 18.1 Lenovo Ideapad G50-45 8GB
Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB, Core i5-8250U, 8GB RAM, Samsung EVO 850 SATA SSD, 14GB Optane M.2 PCIe NVMe, QCA9377 WiFi

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