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If you need to post a question on the forum about non working wireless, please be sure to include the following information so people can help you:-

Open a terminal, and post the output from the following six commands:-

For a USB wireless adapter:-
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lsusb
and
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sudo lshw -C network
and
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iwconfig
and
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ifconfig
and
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sudo iwlist scan
and
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rfkill list

For a PCI (or PCIe) wireless adapter:-
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sudo lspci -vnn | grep -i net
and
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sudo lshw -C network
and
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iwconfig
and
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ifconfig
and
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sudo iwlist scan
and
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rfkill list



If necessary, either:-

a) use an ethernet cable to connect to your router to post the output to this forum.
or
b) copy the output to a text file .. copy the text file to a USB stick .. move the USB stick to another PC that has working internet .. and post the output to this forum.
« Last Edit: December 23, 2019, 05:51:34 pm by PCNetSpec »
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