Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm not able to see (or access) my WiFi in Ubuntu.

tharcisyo@tssd:~$ iwlist scan
eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.
wlan0     Failed to read scan data : Network is down.
share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

Have you tried this:

tharcisyo@tssd:~$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.