I just installed arch linux on my laptop.
But after rebooting, I can't connect to the internet.
Wi-fi is the only available connection to me.
I used the command wifi-menu then after choosing my wifi and entering my passkey, I still can't connect to the internet.

This is the error I got:

Job for netctl@wlp6s0\x2dWifi.service failed. See 'systemctl status netctl@wlp6s0\x2dWifi.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for details.

This the output after running systemctl status netctl@wlp6s0\x2dWifi.service

netctl@wlp6s0\x2dWifi.service - Networking for netctl profile wlp6s0x2dWifi
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/netctl@.service; static
Active: inactive (dead)
Docs: man:netctl.profile(5)

Please help. I tried to follow the wiki for netctl but it doesn't work. Maybe i just missed something.


Make sure you have the wpa_actiond package installed. The service you want to start is netctl-auto@interface.service Replacing interface with the name of your interface. Based on your question, that would be wlp6s0


Try disabling all netctl-related systemd services, then use wifi-menu -o to generate a profile then type the following:

netctl enable yourprofile

It should work :) but im not sure...

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