Wifi not available working on booting manjaro. Multple restart needed

hello, I recently installed gnome manjaro (dual booted with windows 10 Home). At first I didn’t find any issues but after some days I required to reboot to get my wifi working. In current scenario I powered off and started again many times but what happens is initially my wifi gets connected to the router but gets disconnected after 30-40 secs. Then after it completely stops working. It is not able to find any nearby devices.

I have read some posts but none of them helped. Some were in very abstract manner for a noob person to understand.

below is the output of my “inxi -Fazy” command

  Kernel: 5.9.16-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.1 
  parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.9-x86_64 
  root=UUID=b461a617-e282-4829-bafc-c6bcb48e1909 ro quiet splash apparmor=1 
  security=apparmor udev.log_priority=3 
  Desktop: GNOME 3.38.3 tk: GTK 3.24.24 wm: gnome-shell dm: GDM 
  Distro: Manjaro Linux 
  Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X412FJ_X412FJ 
  v: 1.0 serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: ASUSTeK model: X412FJ v: 1.0 serial: <filter> 
  UEFI: American Megatrends v: X412FJ.302 date: 03/27/2019 
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 16.0 Wh condition: 28.0/37.1 Wh (75%) volts: 7.8/7.8 
  model: ASUSTeK ASUS Battery type: Li-ion serial: N/A status: Discharging 
  cycles: 329 
  Info: Quad Core model: Intel Core i5-8265U bits: 64 type: MT MCP 
  arch: Kaby Lake note: check family: 6 model-id: 8E (142) stepping: B (11) 
  microcode: DE L2 cache: 6 MiB 
  flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx 
  bogomips: 28808 
  Speed: 900 MHz min/max: 400/3900 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 900 2: 900 3: 900 
  4: 900 5: 901 6: 900 7: 900 8: 900 
  Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled 
  Type: l1tf status: Not affected 
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable 
  Type: meltdown status: Not affected 
  Type: spec_store_bypass 
  mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp 
  Type: spectre_v1 
  mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional, 
  IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling 
  Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode 
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 
  Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 620 vendor: ASUSTeK driver: i915 v: kernel 
  bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:3ea0 class ID: 0300 
  Device-2: NVIDIA GP108M [GeForce MX230] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nouveau 
  v: kernel bus ID: 02:00.0 chip ID: 10de:1d11 class ID: 0302 
  Device-3: IMC Networks USB2.0 HD UVC WebCam type: USB driver: uvcvideo 
  bus ID: 1-5:3 chip ID: 13d3:56dc class ID: 0e02 serial: <filter> 
  Display: wayland server: X.org 1.20.10 compositor: gnome-shell driver: 
  loaded: nouveau note: n/a (using device driver) - try sudo/root 
  display ID: 0 resolution: <missing: xdpyinfo> 
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 620 (WHL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.4 
  direct render: Yes 
  Device-1: Intel Cannon Point-LP High Definition Audio vendor: ASUSTeK 
  driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_sof_pci 
  bus ID: 00:1f.3 chip ID: 8086:9dc8 class ID: 0403 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.9.16-1-MANJARO 
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi adapter driver: rtw_8822be 
  v: N/A modules: rtw88_8822be port: 4000 bus ID: 04:00.0 chip ID: 10ec:b822 
  class ID: 0280 
  IF: wlo1 state: down mac: <filter> 
  IF-ID-1: enp0s20f0u1 state: unknown speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter> 
  Device-1: IMC Networks Bluetooth Radio type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 
  bus ID: 1-8:4 chip ID: 13d3:3526 class ID: e001 serial: <filter> 
  Message: Required tool hciconfig not installed. Check --recommends 
  Local Storage: total: 476.94 GiB used: 14.64 GiB (3.1%) 
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends 
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Intel model: SSDPEKNW512G8 
  size: 476.94 GiB block size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s 
  lanes: 4 rotation: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 002C temp: 29.9 C scheme: GPT 
  ID-1: / raw size: 199.74 GiB size: 195.6 GiB (97.93%) used: 14.62 GiB (7.5%) 
  fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p6 maj-min: 259:6 
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw size: 100 MiB size: 96 MiB (96.00%) 
  used: 25.2 MiB (26.3%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1 
  Alert: No Swap data was found. 
  System Temperatures: cpu: 41.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nouveau temp: 37.0 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 1900 
  Processes: 242 Uptime: 15m wakeups: 24 Memory: 7.63 GiB 
  used: 2.15 GiB (28.2%) Init: systemd v: 247 Compilers: gcc: 10.2.0 
  Packages: 1298 pacman: 1291 lib: 381 flatpak: 0 snap: 7 Shell: Zsh v: 5.8 
  running in: gnome-terminal inxi: 3.3.01

Debian Manjaro does not exist. Debian is a distribution, Manjaro is a distribution (as Ubuntu is a distribution, Fedora is a distribution, and so on).

What you have installed is Manjaro GNOME, GNOME is the desktop environment.

Do you have some WIFI drivers available in Manajro Settings → Hardware ?

Also please EDIT your post, select all the terminal output you posted, and click the </> button, this is currently horrible to read.

There is no option like “Hardware” in manjaro settings as I am looking. But I guess I have hardware as it can be seen in output.
output of inxi -N
inxi -N  :heavy_check_mark:
Device-1: Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi adapter
driver: rtw_8822be

Yes I am changing it. Sorry for poor presentation.I am a newbie.

OK now I can read it, thank.

Yes there is a Hardware section in Manjaro Settings. Maybe you’re not talking about the same tool (or GNOME doesn’t have this Manjaro tool)

I think my parents have the same WIFI controller on their computer, and it works with kernel 5.10 out of the box.

Do you think you can try this kernel? In Manjaro Settings → Kernel select Linux 5.10 and click INSTALL, then reboot, it should reboot on this kernel. If you want to reboot on the other installed kernel it should be simple to access the GRUB menu but for now, let see if it works good on kernel 5.10.

I don’t use GNOME so if what I’m talking about doesn’t exist for you, try to find where you change kernels in GNOME but I would be surprised this tool doesn’t exist in GNOME edition.

//EDIT: the tool I’m talking about, could be started from a terminal with manjaro-settings-manager

Ohhh there is another app “manjaro settings” I didn’t knew that only.
So there is hardware option. I am attaching its SS.

Should I install these drivers and try again?
Auto install Proprietary Driver & Auto install Open source driver?

this ^

and this ^

No i guess there is no WIFI driver section there.

current installed kernel : 5.9.16-1
I am trying to install 5.10.18-1. It is taking a bit to download once it is completed I will inform here.

okay kernel 5.10.18-1 is installed and running but same problem occurred. My Wi-fi agained gets disconnected and cannot find any nearby devices.

also I want to say that kernel 5.11.1-1 is also available if you want me to install latest one.

Nope 5.10 is good, other kernels will disappear as 5.9 for example which is already End Of Life and will be removed soon. Only LTS kernels should be used if you’re a noob as you said, don’t add too much layer of things to look after and maintain by yourself later on.

If YOU want to try go ahead, but I don’t think it is the solution for you.

Actually there is wifi driver. I was not understanding what to do. I got some driver under Manjaro settings->hardware configurations->Network controller

Can you not crop application window and show it in its entirety? I see nothing relevant, at least can’t see what I need to see.

No I just want my system to be stable. Talking about LTS it is showing latest LTS as 5.4.100-1. no other newer version is shown as LTS.

5.10 is LTS it is just not marked currently but it is LTS trust me. Also read my previous post.

Yes I trust you and I have updated the full screen picture of Manjaro Settings->hardware configurations->Network Controller

So it doesn’t seem to me you have possibility of installing an alternative driver for this WIFI controller from here. What I would recommend is to get to the basics, and search the forum. Example search:


Read the various threads and see if a recent one has a solution to have it work.

On a side note about what you were talking about

I would right click the video-hybrid-intel-nvidia-prime driver and click INSTALL to have proper support for your dual GPU system, but this is another topic that I would recommend to open a new thread for if you need help about this. But this has nothing to do with your WIFI issue.

Thank you @omano for your help. I will try searching from the suggested link.

Also can you help me understand why the same wifi adapter works fine for windows but not for manjaro linux. I want to mention that it was working fine on ubuntu which I had previously installed before I tried manjaro.

It’s a driver thing I guess, you need proper software to control the hardware properly, if the system has proper software built in, it will work properly, if it doesn’t have proper software built in, it will not work properly.

//EDIT this thread seem similar to your issue and his solution was kernel 5.11 Wifi misbehaving and this other thread has another solution RTL8822BE Wi-Fi not showing - #4 by Wollie. Try simple solution first, install kernel 5.11 and see. If it doesn’t work then try maybe the other one.