Questions tagged [wifi-hardware-switch]

internal wifi-switch, with either on|off function, triggered by special keyboard-key.

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I want to disable the wifi hardware key on my laptop, it keeps fluctuating on/off on its own. I want it to be always on [migrated]

My wifi hardware switch keeps switching on and off without me doing anything every 5 minutes or so. Is there anything I can do about this frustrating problem? My idea is to somehow disable the switch, ...
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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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Wifi Adapter problems , Sometimes laptop recognizes wifi and sometimes doesnt even show it

At the beginnin git was fine like for almost a month there was no problems with wifi . Most of the times on startup it doesnt even show that there is wifi , but sometimes whenever the wifi is working, ...
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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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WiFi does not work correctly on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a RT3290 WiFi adapter and default drivers for this adapter (rt2800pci & rt2x00pci) does not work. So I installed rt3290sta driver from Github. But now, when I start the computer, there is ...
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Unable to use Wifi Button on HP 2570p once logged in, but functional on login screen

Whenever I press the wifi button on my HP 2570p, it just toggles from on to off then on again quickly, instead of toggling the activation of wifi until I press it again. It works perfectly when I a ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 can't find WiFi option in my dell laptop

I used rfkill list all this command and i get only 1: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no How can i enable my WiFi option in my dell laptop
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Xubuntu 18.04 “Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on a laptop that does not have a hardware switch or an Fn combination to enable/disable Wi-Fi

I have an old Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A3667G laptop that runs the latest LTS version of Xubuntu. I "hacked" Xubuntu onto it because I was unable to boot it from USB using anything else than the floppy ...
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Proble with not recognizing the wifi connection [duplicate]

I have changed my macbook pro operating system to Ubuntu Linux last night. That night the wifi network was recognized but this morning it does not recognizing wifi network at all . Please help. here ...
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ubuntu 18.04 LTS not recognizing intel wifi card 8260 on dell latitude E7470 laptop

My wifi was working up until today, when I could not turn on wifi and in the wifi settings window it says "wifi adapter not found". I've been looking at all answers to do with keywords "ubuntu wifi ...
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why hp pavilion i7-5500U airplane hardware button not working

after system suspend airplane mode activated telling that wifi is hardware disabled. Aeroplane mode not working
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Wi-Fi is off. My hardware switch is broken

I picked up a cheap laptop and threw Ubuntu 19.04 on it. And it says wifi switch off. But the thing is the hardware switch is completely broken off. Is there anyway I can get past a hard blocked wifi ...
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Machine is running very slow after installing the OS

I was using 18.04 LTS vs previously, the major problem I faced is the wifi hardware issue and can't able to solve that. I am using an HP notebook,1 TB HDD and 8 GB of ram. secondly, my system boot ...
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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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Ubuntu says WiFi hard blocked

I had installed Ubuntu on my HP machine (hp - r074tu) and now the Wireless connection is not working. When I'm about to turn on Wi-Fi it says it's hard blocked. I tried with the hardware key present ...
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HP Elitebook 840 G4 WIFI light stays Orange

I am posting here with a quick question. I have been using Ubuntu 18.04 for sometime now. I love it but i have one little thing that bugs the heck out of me. The WIFI works fine and even the WiFi ...
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Newer/smaller laptops are giving “No Wi-Fi Adapter Found” message [duplicate]

I have one older 15-inch laptop (HP Notebook) and two newer 14-inch laptops (Lenovo Ideapad and HP Pavilion). The same thing is happening when I use Ubuntu on the two newer ones, but not on the older ...
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My Mi Mini Wifi Router isn't working

I recently came to Ubuntu from Windows 10. I used a Mi Mini Pocket Wifi router USB device(/MI WLAN USB Adapter) for creating hotspot from my computer. But, in Ubuntu, I can't use that. I installed a ...
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rfkill shows wifi is hard blocked, but there is no way to unlock it

I have a Laptop Pavilion HP 2000, and it have dual boot on Linux Mint (Tessa) and Windows 10. For some strange reason, the wifi led on the fn keys shows the wifi as disabled, and pressing it doesn't ...
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wifi adapter problem rtl8723bu created new problem

I have installed driver rtl8723bu for poor wifi signal problem. now problem is solved but i am seeing two interfaces for same(only one usb adapter) wifi adapter. ifconfig screenshot: Gnome wifi ...
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wi-fi hardware disabled in ubuntu 18.04 how to fix this?

i am using acer 4755 laptop with core i3 2310m proc. it can't turn on wi-fi. on windows OS acer laptop usually use fn + F3 to switch the wi-fi on.but it doesn't work. how to install the driver ...
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Wireless card RT3290

I have got problem with Wireless card RT3290. I have laptop ASUS X550LC with card RT3290 and I can't connect with internet. I know that problem is: Code: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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USB WiFi adapter problem

Just installed Ubuntu 18.10 today n I figured my USB WiFi adapter is not working. My internal adapter is not powerful enough to be used since my room is quite far from the router (university student ...
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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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Network Switching

Is there a way to switch between Wireless and Wired connections without switching either of the connections off when both are connected? I am using 18.04.
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How to unblock Hard Blocked wifi in ubuntu 18.04?

My HP Laptop using Realtec network adapter is not able to connect to wifi. As it shows Airplane Mode On :- Use Hardware switch to turn off I tried pressing it 100 times but no result. Also I tried ...
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18.04 MSI GS65 wifi hardware switch disabled after suspend

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04 on MSI GS65, running into what seems to be a persisting age old issue: WIFI IS DISABLED BY HARDWARE SWITCH AFTER SUSPEND only can comeback up after reboot. sudo ...
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Wireless adapter issues in win10/Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot

I am still learning ubuntu. Any help is highly appreciated. I was trying to access 5GHz wifi band and so got a usb wifi adapter - Dlink DWA-171 AC 600 I have tried the following from other questions ...
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How to enable Wifi toggle key (f12)?

I run Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP, and before dual booting, when I only had Windows, I would always press the F12 key to turn the Wifi on and off easily. Now that is the only key that doesn't work on Ubuntu....
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Lenovo G580 Athreos AR9485 wifi very weak [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and started encountering WiFi problems, the signal is so weak that I have to keep my phone within 2 feet or else the signal is gone, but this is not the case ...
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No Wi-Fi adapter found (BCM4312) [duplicate]

After Connecting to the Wi-Fi Nothing is Shown, I have newly install Ubuntu 18.04. how can I fix it? There is a blank window as shown below: Update: My Wired Cable also not working now. Output of: ...
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Intel AC 7265 Wireless card not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on to my HP Omen laptop. So far I love the system, but my wireless, audio and second monitor do not work. I have an Hp Omen with an Intel AC 7265 Wireless card. Here ...
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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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How can I reverse my wifi from monitor mode to normal mode?

In a course named ethical Hacking for beginners , I learned that wifi has some modes in which we can switch between but I don't know that what was the normal mode and how to switch on it I used ...
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My wifi is hard blocked in Ubuntu

My wifi is not working in Ubuntu 16.04, it is hard blocked, but there is no any physical switch that i can turn it on. Here are some useful info about my device: ##### lspci ##########################...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Card Wifi hard blocked after waking up from suspend in Ubuntu

I have been facing this problem in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for over an year now and somehow there seems to be no fix online! Wifi appears to be hard blocked after the laptop wakes up from suspend. The only ...
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Wireless is hard blocked

I am using HP Pavilion 15 PC. I dual booted my PC with Ubuntu 16.04; and had windows 10 previously installed on my device. The wireless report (latest - after edit mentioned below) : https://paste....
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Can't switch on wifi [duplicate]

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP 630 and when I try to turn on wifi, it does not work. I have read somewhere that it may be the wifi button but it doesn't turn on and the fn works ...
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HP Wifi button and wifi not working

I am using hp laptop and recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I was previously using windows and wifi button was working fine in that so I think Wifi button is okay but in ubuntu it is always orange (...
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Can not enable WiFi in Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo Yoga 2 11

This topic is beaten all over I know, but for this specific device, everything is extra weird. I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 “2-in-1” thing which is alright and has had Linux on it since the day I ...
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Problem with wi-fi

I have a problem with The wi-fi, I was use windows and I have converted to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "last version", but when I connecting to internet with wi-fi, the Connection keeping stopping every 2~5 ...
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Ubuntu Network Adapter issue [duplicate]

I use HP Notebook and have installed Ubuntu 17.10. I have issue with Wi-Fi system of Ubuntu. If my network router is placed close to the notebook, then only it recognizes Wi-Fi range from it. If I ...
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Non detection 3G/4G mu736 huawei card at ini [duplicate]

Why always my Kubuntu non detect my 3G/4G Card? Always, when I turn on my computer, I need to do this steps to turn on the 3G/4G Integrated card mu736 huawei - model [http://consumer.huawei.com/...
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how to connect wlan0

I had wifi connection on Ubuntu 16.04 with no problems, but now it is off and wlan0 status is "disconnected". What command or shortcut should I use to get wifi going again?
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WiFi device is hard blocked

My WiFi is hard blocked according to rfkill list. I have tried rfkill unblock all (although it's used for soft block/unblock). I have checked my BIOS settings, and WiFi is not disabled there. I am ...
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i cannot open the wifi connection window, only lan [duplicate]

i just downloaded ubuntu. i am not a programmer and this is my first experience with linux. lil problem: i cannot connect to wifi because the only option available is lan connection. please help me ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Wi-Fi will not turn on

I'm having problems with my Wi-Fi. I can't turn it on. I looked at the network settings and airplane mode is on. I tried to turn it off, but every time that I close the window, the airplane mode is ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Installer not connecting seeing any wireless networks?

It's somewhat bizarre because on the first attempt it did see all the wireless networks around me. I then put in the password for mine and attempted to complete the install. However it could not ...