I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 8.1. My Wifi is working in windows but not in Ubuntu. I gave the following command in the command terminal.

 nmcli nm
running         connected       enabled         enabled    enabled         enabled   
lspci -knn | grep Net -A2
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30)
    Subsystem: Lite-On Communications Inc Device [11ad:0806]

Though it says wifi is enabled, yet it's not working. I have an Acer Aspire E5-573 laptop.

  • Please edit your question and add output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 terminal command. – Pilot6 Jul 22 '15 at 13:33
  • This adapter is not supported in linux yet. – Pilot6 Jul 22 '15 at 13:43
  • Is a there a way out? – Rricha Jalota Jul 22 '15 at 13:50
  • Well. There is a driver ath10k. And firmware can be found. But there is no ready solution for this chip. And patch to kernel is needed. Nothing easy. – Pilot6 Jul 22 '15 at 13:52
  • I suggest reporting it to launchpad. The solution can be made, but not here for sure. – Pilot6 Jul 22 '15 at 13:58

This wireless adapter is not supported by linux kernel.

I suggest reporting this to launchpad. In this case there is a chance to get a fix. But you will need to co-operate with testing.

Connect your laptop to internet by wire and run in terminal

ubuntu-bug linux

and follow the instructions.

You can also post a link to your question here for reference.

  • Will it work on ubuntu 15.04 ? – jbmyid Oct 20 '15 at 14:07
  • Bug reporting works on all Ubuntu releases. – Pilot6 Oct 20 '15 at 14:35
  • Sorry I mean the does wifi works on ubuntu 15.04 ? for specified adapter. – jbmyid Oct 21 '15 at 5:45
  • No. There is the same kernel in 15.04. – Pilot6 Oct 21 '15 at 13:12

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