From looking online, it seems that other ubuntu users have a drop down menu on the top right with available wifi networks, but I don't. Right now I'm using an ethernet cable and the only available options are:

Wired Connection 1
VPN connections
enable networking
Connection information
edit connections.

  • Run the command iwconfig in a terminal and edit your question, pasting in the output. Some info about your system and the type of wireless adapter would be peachy keen too. – Organic Marble May 16 '16 at 23:05
  • Please see: askubuntu.com/questions/425155/… – chili555 May 17 '16 at 0:26

I think the best for you would be following this official troubleshooting guide:


I used it and it helped me solve my situation after installing additional drivers for my specific hardware.

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