Wifi connection unstable

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  1. KFoltz

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    Just installed Elementary OS 5 on a Dell Optiplex 745 and ran updates. Hardwire ethernet runs cleanly. The network manager holds a wifi connection for at most 10 minutes. On disconnecting it will only reconnect with a reboot. Wifi card is a Ralink RT2600 that works cleanly in Windows 7 and OpenSuse.

    lshw -class network shows:

    Code (Text):

     *-network:0              
           description: Wireless interface
           product: RT2600 802.11 MIMO
           vendor: Ralink corp.
           physical id: 0
           bus info: pci@0000:04:00.0
           logical name: wlp4s0
           version: 00
           serial: 00:0e:8e:05:b5:9b
           width: 32 bits
           clock: 33MHz
           capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
           configuration: broadcast=yes driver=rt61pci driverversion=4.15.0-43-generic firmware=0.8 latency=64 link=no multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11
           resources: irq:16 memory:df8f8000-df8fffff
      *-network:1
           description: Ethernet interface
           product: RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
           vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
           physical id: 2
           bus info: pci@0000:04:02.0
           logical name: enp4s2
           version: 10
           serial: 00:e0:4c:aa:1b:d4
           size: 10Mbit/s
           capacity: 100Mbit/s
           width: 32 bits
           clock: 33MHz
           capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
           configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=8139too driverversion=0.9.28 duplex=half latency=64 link=no maxlatency=64 mingnt=32 multicast=yes port=MII speed=10Mbit/s
           resources: irq:18 ioport:dc00(size=256) memory:df8f7f00-df8f7fff memory:df900000-df91ffff
     
    Can anyone suggest a fix?

    Thanks
     

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