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Old 08-20-2016, 03:36 AM   #16
Ivoney
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I also have same realtek rtl8723be wifi problems on Linux Mint 18, i used rock.new_btcoex to fix it and it works.

1. Download and extract rock.new_btcoex
install:
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cd rock.new_btcoex
make
sudo make install
2. check your ant sel
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modinfo -p rtl8723be
3. Tes ant sel
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sudo modprobe -r rtl8723be
sudo modprobe rtl8723be ant_sel=1 / sudo modprobe rtl8723be ant_sel=2
iwlist scan | egrep -i 'ssid|level'
4. then do modprobe on ant sel which find wifi signal.

Source Install Realtek RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless driver On Ubuntu and Linux Mint

it works on mine, hope it works for you too, Good luck.
 
Old 08-20-2016, 06:08 PM   #17
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Hi actinide...

I noticed you started a new thread here. Do you consider the issue(s) mentioned on this thread resolved? If so please mark it as "SOLVED" by clicking on "Thread Tools" directly above your initial post.

If not, please explain what is happening. Did the suggestion offered by Ivoney help at all?

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