Questions tagged [airplane-mode]

Airplane mode is a setting available on most cell phones, smartphones and other electronic devices that, when engaged, suspends many of the device's signal transmitting functions.

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How can I prevent airplane mode from getting turned off on restart?

For some reason, airplane mode gets turned off on restart. This is a ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen6, running Ubuntu 22.04 (GNOME), but earlier Ubuntu versions were the same. Ideally, I would like Ubuntu to ...
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how to turn off airplane mode

I am a beginner to ubuntu and linux. I have installed 20.04 alongside windows 8.1. My laptop is HP Pavilion g6-2200ee notebook. My problem is that I cannot turn off airplane mode due to which I cannot ...
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Airplane mode is on whenever I suspend my device and won't turn off

I’ve recently installed Ubuntu on my HP laptop and I went through the setup flawlessly. I started to realize that whenever I suspend my Ubuntu it literally stops me from enabling WiFi which is ...
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Turning off Bluetooth turns on Airplane Mode in 20.04

First of all, I've set AutoEnable=false, yet on system start, Bluetooth is always turned on by default. Secondly, when I try turning it off, Airplane mode turns on. Then I've to switch off the ...
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Airplane hardlocked and rfkill do not work on lenovo thinkpad

I have a problem with my airplane mode that refuses to turn off even when I use rfkill. Does anyone have a solution for me? I am using ubuntu 20.04 on a lenovo thinkPad X200 Thank you for your help!
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how to prevent airplane mode from turning on when I turn off wifi?

When I turn off wifi on ubuntu 20.04, the airplane mode turns on, and when I turn it off, the bluetooth turns on, is this a bug or what? I also had same behaviour in 18.04 I want to have the behaviour ...
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Cannot disable airplane mode on laptop with faulty lid sensor

Problem : Unable to disable airplane mode. It says use hardware switch to turn off. OS : Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Laptop Model : HP 15 r074tu Description : The lid sensor of of laptop is not working. In ...
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Can not reenable Bluetooth from System Settings after disabling Airplane mode

After deactivating Airplane Mode, I can not re-enable Bluetooth from System Settings. I would like Bluetooth to be reactivated from System Settings: When Airplane Mode is deactivated Or, when I click ...
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Airplane mode not disabling on Ubuntu 20.04

Problem: Laptop : HP 15 r074 tu OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS with Windows 10 dual boot. In Ubuntu not able to turn off Airplane Mode, it says "Use hardware switch to turn off" but my laptop don't ...
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why airplane mode turns on automatically?

I am using Ubuntu 20.10 on a fujitsu T901 laptop. Ubuntu automatically activates airplane mode and therefore wifi turns off and connection gets lost. there is no obvious pattern that I could ...
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Airplane mode - Use hardware switch to turn off; HP ProBook 4540s

I am using HP Probook 4540s. I am unable to turn off the airplane mode. Thus, neither WiFi nor Bluetooth is working. rfkill list all shows the following output: Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes ...
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Airplane mode activates automatically and disables bluetooth, and wifi does not work

I'm using a HP laptop running the new Ubuntu 20.10 groovy gorilla My kernel version is 5.8.0-29-generic Everything was fine until today, when airplane mode started to turn on automatically and disable ...
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Hardware airplane mode because of broken wifi chip

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. I want to use an external Belkin F7D1101 v1 USB wifi adapter. Ubuntu recognized it but I can't turn it on. It says I have to press the Hardware switch (which ...
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Dell Latitude E6410/ ubuntu 20.04/ Airplane mode switch on automatically

I am using 20.04 and 16.04 versions (dual boot) in my Dell latitude E6410 . In both Operating systems Airplane mode turning on automatically, no matter how many times I switched it off. I am using 16....
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Airplane mode turns on automatically after closing the lid

I am using an HP 15-da1058TU laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now whenever I close the lid, the airplane mode turns on automatically, and wifi and all services stop working. But I don't want this and ...
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How to get out of airplane mode

Ubuntu 20.04 recently went into airplane mode, how to get out? I tried to use the rfkill command and it did not work and the iwconfig
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Strange turning on of airplane mode when pc boot

I have trouble with Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. Everytime on pc boot the airplane mode is turned on by unknown reason. I never turn it on, it is automatic. When I'm turning it off, then the bluetooth mode is ...
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Wifi does not work after coming out of Suspend mode in Ubuntu 20.04

Automatic Suspend happens once I close the my laptop lid or it is idle for a certain time. In suspend mode, Screen and other parts of the computer switch off to save power more info here. When I ...
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How to have airplane mode by default on in ubuntu 20.04

I am electrosensitive and need my computer to be always with the airplane mode on and since I updated to ubuntu 20.04, bluetooth and wifi is on time to time. Is there a way to force the airplane mode ...
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Airplane Mode turns on automatically

I am using an HP Pavilion 15 ab032tx laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot. Whenever I shut the lid down and then reopen it, the airplane mode turns on automatically. Here is what I ...
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Airplane mode goes off only after suspend - Ubuntu 20.04 HP rtl8723be

This problem is reverse of mostly discussed issue. I had window 10 in my system. Airplane hardware switch(F12) and wifi was working normally. Then I replace OS with latest Ubuntu 20.04 I followed ...
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Unable to turn off hardware airplane mode

Whenever my laptop goes to sleep mode, or I leave it unattended for sometime the hardware airplane mode gets turned on by itself! and toggling the hardware button does not work. I have tried: sudo ...
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Disable Airplane mode forever - 19.10

I have a desktop computer that doesn't have a function key and I've never seen any setting for Airplane mode before. I was doing a remote Zoom session with someone who was on a Mac and they hit some ...
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Permanently disable Airplane mode

I'm having a problem finding a way to permanently disable the Airplane mode feature. Every time I close my HP Stream laptop's lid it goes into airplane mode, so no emails are incoming. Strangely there ...
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Unable to turn off the airplane mode and wifi is not working ubuntu 20.04

Hi I just switched from windows 10 to Ubuntu. I have HP Probook 4540s and it has wireless button but it seems like it is not working as I am unable to turn off the airplane mode and cannot connect to ...
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Wifi Hardware Blocked Lenovo Thinkpad L420

Sometimes when I restart the laptop, the wifi will turn off and can't be turned back on. I tried sudo rfkill unblock all I also pressed the airplane button on my laptop, but it still can't. My ...
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HP laptop goes into AIRPLANE mode after suspend.How to fix it?

I recently added Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 to my laptop (HP pavilion 15 ab032tx). Everything works fine except: When I close the lid, then later reopen it, Ubuntu goes into airplane mode and ...
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Airplane mode gets turned on and stuck after sleep mode

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS dual booted with Windows 7 on HP Envy 15. After my laptop goes into sleep mode (lid closed) it will turn on airplane mode but the button to turn it off is greyed out and ...
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Wi-Fi does not work after restarting PC, airplane hardware mode

I restarted my PC, an ASUS X555L with Ubuntu 18.04. No wifi network appears and airplane mode is activated. Results: iwconfig enp5s0 no wireless extensions. lo no wireless extensions....
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Airplane Mode ON - use hardware switch to turn off

Wifi not working in my HP Laptop. It's always on in airplane MODE. rfkill not working anymore. Please HELP if there is other way or something. I really tired on other solution found in internet. HELP ...
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How can I disable Bluetooth automatically everytime I turn OFF Airplane Mode?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I never use the Bluetooth so I always turn it off. That means: if I disable wifi the device goes into Airplane Mode. I get that it makes sense to turn on Airplane Mode when ...
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Can't turn airplane mode off - it requires a hardware switch that my lenovo

Can't turn airplane mode off - it requires a hardware switch that my lenovo laptop x130e does not have. Ubuntu 18.04 rfkill list all tells me that both the WiFi and Bluetooth are hardware blocked ...
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Wifi Hardware Switch Not Working on HP Pavilion 15-n201nr Notebook PC - Hardware Blocked

I have an HP Pavilion 15-n201nr Notebook PC which appears to be stuck in airplane mode under any version of Linux I install. (I have tried Ubuntu 19.04, 18.04, and Fedora Workstation 30.) This is ...
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Airplane mode key (Fn + F12) not working in HP ab027tx running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The 'Airplane Mode' key on my laptop is not working in ubuntu since I have dual booted my laptop on windows and Ubuntu. Wifi hardware is Realtek RTL8723BE. Please help.
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Hp laptop stuck in airplane mode after suspend

I have an HP laptop with ubuntu 18.04 installed on it. Every time i suspend ubuntu, once i turn it on the laptop is in airplane mode. I am unable to disable the airplane mode it says use hardware key....
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Turning off wifi in Ubuntu 18.04 turns on aeroplane mode

Whenever I turn off wifi, aeroplane mode is turned on automatically . Is this a bug in Ubuntu 18.04? Output of rfkill list after wifi is turned off: 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes ...
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Airplane Mode doesn't turn off and there is no switch

First of all I am new to the site and Ubuntu. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570. Original Os was Win7. Later I had installed Win10. I used to use it with Airplane Mode and WiFi both on. Don't ask me why ...
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Enters airplane mode after suspend / resume, can't toggle it

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on an MSI GS65 Stealth Thin w/ a Nvidia Geforce 1070, and when I close the lid to suspend, and reopen the lid to resume, it often enters "airplane" mode and I don't see ...
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Airplane mode turns on when laptop lid is closed

I've read about two dozen various other similar issues, and none of those solutions have worked for me. I'm running a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on an HP Pavillion, and whenever I'm ...
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Airplane mode automatic turn on problem

Why does the airplane mode turn on automatically when both my wifi and bluetooth are turned off? How do I disable it?
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WiFi and Bluetooth connection problems in Ubuntu 18.04

I am not able to connect to any WiFi network instead of the one connected to during installation. In the select network menu, it does not detect any wireless network. Also, Bluetooth and airplane ...
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Airplane mode is enabled by hardware switch

I'm using an Asus X550LC model. I'm facing an issue for past 6 months of wifi disabled by hard switch tried all the solution but still cannot fix it. Recently I've installed the LTS 18.04, on checking ...
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Wifi Hard Blocked After Suspend in Ubuntu on GS65

While GS65's wifi module, Killer 1550i(which is roughly Intel 9560), doesn't supported in \~4.17 kernels, I managed to get the wifi working by compiling latest iwlwifi kernel module and including them....
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Aiplane mode key not working in GUI but working in TTY

I installed ubuntu 18.04 on Xiaomi Mi Air 12.5. The keyboard has aiplane mode key. And when i press this key on TTY and change to GUI, i see that airplane mode is toggled. But if i press this key on ...
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18.04 keeps going into airplane mode and I need to reboot the computer

I find that if I leave my laptop unattended for a few hours, it sometimes goes into airplane mode. I can't switch the wifi back on using the settings menu and when I mouseover on the upper right hand ...
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How to preserve airplane mode in Ubuntu 18.04 lts [duplicate]

I used to have ubuntu 16.04 lts . Now I have 18.04 lts . In 16.04 when I disabled wifi , that option was preserved after shutdown and boot . Now in 18.04 lts if I disable wifi the option is not ...
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Cannot deactivate airplane mode

I have an infoway laptop WP1710. It had Windows installed on it. I installed Debian on it and the wifi was working. After this, I installed Ubuntu 17.10. Wifi is not working in Ubuntu but is working ...
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Add Airplane mode to System menu

How to add the airplane mode to system menu? quick shortcuts.
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Unable to remove airplane mode keyboard shortcut

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 and can't figure out a way to remove the keyboard shortcut to airplane. First I tried to remove the shortcut, but airplane mode doesn't appear in the settings. Then I tried to ...
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Airplane mode not persistent after boot

When I enable airplane mode on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS through the network settings (dash->network) it will be disabled after a reboot and the networking capabilities back to normal. When traveling for many ...
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