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Old 10-11-2017, 05:51 AM   #1
mr.rj
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ubuntu 16.04 wifi icon turned to lan connection


I'm using ubuntu 16.04 some times system wifi icon is turned into lan connected icon and if i restart the network manager that doesn't show any available wifi some times restart will solve this issue but i need a exact problem and proper solution for this issue.

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Old 10-22-2017, 06:13 PM   #2
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Some analysis of the problem will be needed (otherwise we're left to guess). Wireless hardware (chipset and driver) details might be useful to start with. Open a terminal and do
Code:
/sbin/lspci -knn | grep -i net -A3
Also, you could monitor the NetworkManager logging, and capture the output when your wireless connection stops working. I'm not an Ubuntu user, but I think 16.04 is using systemd, so try monitoring in a terminal window like this
Code:
sudo journalctl -fu NetworkManager
Report back with the relevant output when your connection drops.

It may well be a power management issue.
 
Old 10-22-2017, 06:38 PM   #3
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Just in case this is relevant to your situation....

https://askubuntu.com/questions/6958...wer-management

Specifically, this answer....
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The best solution that worked for me (in Ubuntu 16.04LTS) is to change the value of wifi.powersave located in /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/default-wifi-powersave-on.conf from 3 (enabled) to 2 (disabled).

This effectively makes the effects of sudo iwconfig <interface> power off permanent.
 
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I'm using ubuntu 16.04 some times system wifi icon is turned into lan connected icon and if i restart the network manager that doesn't show any available wifi some times restart will solve this issue but i need a exact problem and proper solution for this issue.
are you talking only about the icons?
is everything working normally otherwise?
 
  


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