Ubuntu – My wireless is hard-blocked


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WI-FI doesn't work (Hard Blocked)

I'm new to linux and i am having trouble getting my wireless to work

I've found the following things

 Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: yes

and :

*-network DISABLED      
       description: Wireless interface
       product: RT3090 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe
       vendor: Ralink corp.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
       logical name: wlan0
       version: 00
       serial: 6c:62:6d:19:38:b9
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=rt2800pci driverversion=3.2.0-25-generic-pae firmware=0.34 latency=0 link=no multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
       resources: irq:16 memory:fdfe0000-fdfefff

Can you please tell me what to do?

Best Answer

  • Try:

    rfkill unblock all

    ..or what RobinJ mentioned, try the hardware switch on your laptop:

    hardware wifi wireless switch

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