Cannot maintain internet connection

By April Marshall

I am running Mint 18 (I had the same problem on Ubuntu 14.04 – so I assume this is a general Ubuntu problem) where my internet connection goes out intermittently.

It stays connected to the wifi, but suddenly it cannot resolve any addresses. I have to turn wifi off and on again to reconnect (which is a pain since this is my media server)

I tried tailing the system log and saw something about resolver waking up- but wasn’t sure if that was something to do with it or what it meant- couldn’t find anything.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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