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

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Wifi stops working after closing the lid/suspending linux

I have installed ubuntu 20.04 in my hp 340s G7 laptop and have chosen dual boot with both windows and ubuntu. whenever i close my lid/usethe suspend option on linux the wifi stops working and shows ...
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wifi problem,wifi-hardware-switch, madwifi

i dont see wifi, no conected-in my macbook pro Mid 2012 processor 2.5 ghz dual-core intel core i5 ram 4G no encuentro el wifi solo me puedo conectar con cable
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The pk-client-error-quark message appears when trying to switch to Broadcom Wi-Fi driver

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 but the laptop could not access the wireless LAN. In Software & Updates I enabled the Broadcom proprietary Wi-Fi driver but got the pk-client-error-quark ...
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Wifi USB adapter not found Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have two operating systems: Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on the same PC. When I boot windows 10 - everything works fine. When I load ubuntu 20.04 - it fails to turn on the WiFi adapter. This problem ...
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Wifi hard blocked on Dell Latitude 7480

I can't get the wifi working on my laptop. > iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. enp0s31f6 no wireless extensions. wlp2s0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access ...
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W-iFi is unavailable in Ubuntu 22.04

My laptop: Toshiba Satellite C55-A-1HN Wireless driver: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Link: https://www.linux.org/threads/wireless-lan-hard-blocked-yes.37703/ After a new installation of ...
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Wi-Fi Drivers on Ubuntu

Whenever I try and update my Wi-Fi driver I get the following error: ‘’’pk-client-error-quark: The following packages have unmet dependencies: bemwl-kernel-source: Depends: dkms but it is not ...
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How do I automatically disable internal wifi adapter when I plug in external USB wifi adapter, and auto-enable it when I unplug the USB adapter?

When I plug in the external USB wifi radio, I currently turn off the internal radio by manually executing: sudo modprobe -r ath9k Note:"ath9k" is the driver of the internal wifi adapter ...
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How to switch between two WiFi adapters in command line?

I managed to get my external wifi adapter (MT7601u) work in my raspberry pi 4 thanks to help from chili555. Now I have two wifi interfaces, wlan0 (raspberry pi's built-in wifi) and wlx8c882b02d94e (...
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How do I disable the manual WiFi hardware switch?

My laptop has a manual networking hardware switch on it. It hasn't caused me many issues until I switched to Ubuntu. Now, it randomly shuts itself off, requiring me to turn the networking switch off ...
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No WIFI Adapter Found - ASUS

I need some help. I installed Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS and my WiFi doesn't work "No wifi adapter found". Its a ASUS Vivobook. thank you ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 11 ...
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How do I get the wifi on my computer to work?

The wifi on my MSI PS42 laptop stopped working after an Ubuntu Base update. Only ethernet functions at present. Problem has not fixed itself after updating from 21.04 to 21.10. Looked into additional ...
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How to connect to my phones's hotspot automatically as soon as it is detected by my desktop?

I have two devices through which i access the internet on my Ubuntu 21.10 desktop:a portable broadband device (always active/on) and my android phone's hotspot (active occasionally to save battery). ...
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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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WIFI gets HARD BLOCKED on Ubuntu 20.04.2, HP-15 series

One Fine Day..I don't want to shut down my computer, So, “Suspended” it, When turned on next time , the problem starts, WiFi – Not Turning ON, Its not a detection problem, or Driver not found or any ...
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USB WiFi adapter issues

The laptop is: SONY VAIO VGN-CR490 The adapter is: TP-LINK Archer T2U AC600 v3 It is recognized: rfkill list all mike@mike-VGN-CR490E:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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20.04 WIFI keeps hard blocking randomly

as the title suggests, by WIFI keeps getting hard blocked randomly. This happens in middle of some video stream or even if it is idle. I have tried disabling automatic suspend in Settings > Power ...
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Wifi doesn't connect and i always need to use modprobe b43 to see wireless networks

I use a broadcom b4313 wireless adapter and its switch doesn't on unless modprobe b43 and also when connecting to a wireless network, i put the right password, it loads and show me the dialog ...
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WiFi driver not working in 20.04 LTS. When I try to install bcmwl-kernel-source it gives error [duplicate]

WiFi driver not working in 20.04 LTS. When I try to install bcmwl-kernel-source it gives error eamon@eamon  ~  sudo apt-get --purge remove bcmwl-kernel-source Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Sony Wifi Disabled (Hard Blocked)

My computer model is Sony SVE15137CXW. Wifi is disabled by hard block. I cannot disable airplane mode to turn on Wifi. airplane mode's screen photo I tried solutions which are in this link: https://...
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wireless connection error

I just installed fresh ubuntu 20.04 i updated the proprietary driver under the additional software app it shows it uses the driver. when i am connected with ethernet it shows the wifi is connected but ...
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Wifi disconnecting on closing screen of laptop

As soon as I close the screen, Wifi gets disconnected and if I try to reconnect it, it shows Hardware disabled error as shown below: I have tried the solution given in disabled by hardware switch but ...
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hardware not working while on battery

I am a complete beginner to linux. My first distro is Ubuntu and I have installed it on my laptop Asus Vivobook 15 x512da. My problem is that when I am using the laptop on battery, laptop's bluetooth, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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