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Wifi suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04

Per request, here is the solution to fixing the Failed to start INIT ucode: -5 issue Solution First, before you even move onto any steps having anything to do with the Linux kernel itself, make sure ...
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Connect to wifi from command line on linux systems through the iwd (wireless daemon for linux)

1) From the non-interactive mode , you can scan and list the available access points : iwctl station wlp8s0 scan iwctl station wlp8s0 get-networks The wifi credentials are stored under /var/lib/iwd ,...
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Bluetooth Mouse Lag

Solution from reddit from @ashughes in an above comment -https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxquestions/comments/bc15f8/bluetooth_mouse_is_laggy_very_limited_pollrate/ez3ufhs/ sudo nano /var/lib/bluetooth/...
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firmware-iwlwifi missing in debian 9

Package firmware-iwlwifi is in the non-free section of Debian and not "enabled" by default. Add "non-free" to your entries in /etc/apt/sources.list like described here (scroll down a bit). Example ...
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How to add an IE field for my wifi hotspot?

IE stands for Information Element. They are transmitted as part of the beacon frames and carry all kinds of information such as SSID, supported rates, etc. Information element ...
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What are the most reliable wifi commandline tools? iw vs wpa_cli vs nmcli

IW The command iw is generally used to configure the wifi devices , it can be used to connect to an open wifi network or to an access point protected by a WEP key. The limitation : It is not ...
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Locating Drivers for Intel AX200 Wireless on 5.1 Kernel

Update: The driver has been released for all major kernels here Original: According to the product page it's a pre-certified solution and the driver has not been published yet. Even Linus's ...
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Locating Drivers for Intel AX200 Wireless on 5.1 Kernel

Just upgrade to the latest Linux Kernel, >5.1, and use the latest firmware for the Wireless adapter: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005511/network-and-i-o/wireless-...
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Intel Wireless 8260 slow

There was a bug report filed against Ubuntu a few years back that said echo "options iwlwifi 11n_disable=8" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf Would help regain the performance by enabling ...
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iwlwifi: Failed to run INIT ucode: -5

The only way to recover from this is to remove the device, and rescan. This forces the kernel to re-add the device, and resolves all wifi issues. echo 1 | sudo tee /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:03:00.0/...
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Some of your hardware needs non-free firmware files to operate. The missing firmware files are: iwlwifi-2030-6. ucode iwlwifi-2030-5

Your sources.list is correctly configured to install the non-free package firmware-iwlwifi which provide the iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode firmware. to install it: sudo apt update sudo apt install firmware-...
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2.4 GHz Wi-Fi associating timing out

Solved by applying options iwlwifi i11n_disable=1 to /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf On newer versions the option is renamed as 11n_disable
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WiFi card on new build is not recognized by Linux Mint 17.3

According to wireless.wiki the Intel® Wireless 8260 device is supported by the kernel 4.1 and later , Install build-essential and linux headers download iwlwifi-8000-ucode-25.30.13.0.tgz from here ...
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iwlwifi: Failed to start INIT ucode: -110

The solution to my actual problem of lost connectivity has been solved thanks to an answer on the AskUbuntu StackExchange. The solution was to disable power management as follows: sudo iwconfig wlan0 ...
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WiFi doesn't work on Debian

According to the official website , the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 is supported by the kernel version 4.1 and higher. to get the wifi install the latest kernel from backports Edit your ...
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How to configure an interface in /etc/network/interfaces to start in monitoring mode?

Are you looking to put it in monitor mode, or promiscuous mode? There is a difference between those two: Definition Monitor mode Sniffing the packets in the air without connecting (associating) with ...
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WiFi scans show SSID of a powered off network for several scans afterwards

In the default configuration wpa_supplicant might display scan results that have been cached for some time. Add this line to your wpa_supplicant.conf file to have the scan results only show those ...
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kernel: wlp2s0: failed to remove key (1, ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff) from hardware (-22)

Kernel Bug 198357 - iwlwifi: failed to remove key (1, ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff) from hardware (-22) lists the issue as: CLOSED CODE_FIX Kernel Version: 4.15.0-rc6-00048-ge1915c8195b3 Regression: Yes My ...
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Debian wifi hard blocked, working only after suspend

Upgrading from debian stretch to the buster (testing) release fixed the issue for me. Edit: If you don't want to upgrade to a testing distribution, there is also the option to install a newer kernel ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Problems (No adapter found)

run this on terminal: sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-ideapad.conf <<< "blacklist ideapad_laptop" and reboot. This should unblock your Wi-Fi.
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iwlwifi: Failed to start INIT ucode: -110

After recent update of OpenSUSE 15.3, my ASUS ROG laptop with Intel(R) Wireless-AC 9560 adapter started suddenly losing Wi-Fi device. To find out what was the reason (and wireless adapter model) I ...
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No Wlan or Bluetooth Debian 8.7.1 with Intel 8260 card

According to the official website the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 work on kernel version 4.1 and higher. You can add the backports repo to your sources.list deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian ...
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Wifi is not working in kali-linux

Your Terminal output rfkill list shows the following issue: The GNU/Linux kernel is loading the acer_wmi kernel module, even though you are NOT using Acer hardware. Both the acer_wmi and intel_wmi ...
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firmware-iwlwifi not working on linux kernel 4.6 - debian jessie

Install the latest driver from here wget https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_media/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi-7265-ucode-16.242414.0.tgz tar xvf iwlwifi-7265-ucode-16.242414.0.tgz cd iwlwifi-7265-ucode-...
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What are the most reliable wifi commandline tools? iw vs wpa_cli vs nmcli

Network Manager is the default manager on an Ubuntu installation, and I believe most users don't find issues with it, so I'd assume its quite reliable. Network Manager additionally has a GUI interface ...
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iwlwifi kernel error on kali linux

Kali does not ship with some wireless drivers. I have had this issue with my Broadcom card. Complete the installation without installing any wireless driver. Skipping the wireless installation will ...
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Remove SSIDs without name in iwlist wlan scan

$ iwlist wlan0 scan | grep 'ESSID:"..*"' ESSID:"OpenWrt" ESSID:"dlink" ESSID:"tplink" ESSID:"linksys" ESSID:"tenda" ESSID:"pi" ...
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