I have downloaded Mint 19.3 and am running it on an HP Stream 13. My wifi router is showing up in Networks and seems to be connected. However, when I open a browser (Firefox, then Chrome to see if there was any difference) I just get the error message "Server Not Found"? If I connect my phone, thereby creating a wired connection, all works fine.

I cannot connect an ethernet cable because this is not an option on an HP Stream.


Try pinging a network in the terminal with the ping command (such as google's DNS server and see if you get a response. You can also run the command ip addr and see if you have been issued an IP address from the router. These are a few commands you can run to get a better understanding of the underlying issue of why you cannot connect to the internet. Please update on the results of these commands.

  • Tried ping and got Network is unreachable. – Andy Jun 1 '20 at 16:27
  • Sorry, I am trying to copy the answer as requested, but heve exceeded the characters available! – Andy Jun 1 '20 at 16:50
  • And were you issued an IP address? (from the ip addr command) – TheEmbeddedGuy1 Jun 1 '20 at 18:53
  • I got 14 lines of script starting "!: lo LOOPBACK..." and ending "valid lift forever preferred lift forever" ? – Andy Jun 1 '20 at 19:54

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