Up until this morning my new installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS was working just fine. Then all of a sudden networking stopped working. I first noticed that my chrome browser wasn't working properly. Then testing with
curl www.google.com showed that network was unreachable. This was further confirmed with
I tried to see what was wrong by clicking on the drop down menu at top right of the screen where networking options are usually visible to see that no networking options were visible. I then tried searching for
settings in the applications search bar to see that settings application was no longer visible. Do I have some strange new virus or something? How do I get networking back up and running?
... 2:enp3s0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 qdisc noop state DOWN group default qlen 1000 link/ether c4:65:16:24:d5:9a brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff 3: wlp2s0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 qdisc noop state DOWN group default qlen 1000 link/ether ec:5c:68:2a:f1:51 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
So both the ethernet and wireless have no IP set.
ip route is completely blank so no routing information is set as far as I can see.