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tendouser
May 15th, 2021, 02:54 AM
I've noticed that my wifi card in my vivobook x540sa is not working fine sometimes.

Is a realtek


*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: enp2s0
version: 07
serial: 9c:5c:8e:d5:5a:98
capacity: 100Mbit/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=5.8.0-53-generic firmware=rtl8106e-1_0.0.1 06/29/12 latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=MII
resources: irq:18 ioport:e000(size=256) memory:81300000-81300fff memory:a0000000-a0003fff
*-network
description: Wireless interface
product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
logical name: wlp3s0
version: 00
serial: c8:ff:28:af:38:cd
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=rtl8723be driverversion=5.8.0-53-generic firmware=N/A ip=192.168.0.6 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11
resources: irq:19 ioport:d000(size=256) memory:81200000-81203fff

Any suggestions to replace it with? Is it true atheros wifi cards are the best for linux distros?

thxs in advance guys!
cheers!

hk42
May 15th, 2021, 09:56 PM
For WI_FI USB dongles are much better than any integrated chips :
They can be placed in strategic places far from the interference generated by the computer.
They can easily be removed in case of suspected hacking.
They can be used on several devices .
They are quite cheap.

jeremy31
May 15th, 2021, 10:42 PM
Is this an Ubuntu install?

tendouser
May 17th, 2021, 02:13 AM
yes

it's focal hwe!