Enabling wifi
(08-02-2016, 02:36 AM)pfeerick Wrote:
(06-30-2016, 05:20 AM)c4tich Wrote: I made the proposed changes and it doesn't work, the command sudo iwconfig wlan0 gives the following output

wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start
run-parts: /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with return code 1
Failed to bring up wlan0.

Sorry for not getting back to you sooner c4tich. I'm assuming you didn't make any progress as you didn't come back with a suitably joyous response Wink

Sounds more like it's something wrong with the /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file. Double check that it is formatted correct, and there aren't any missing quotation marks or braces - they are always in matching pairs - one to open and one to close. 

Otherwise, try a simpler version of it with just the network ssid and psk.

ssid="Wireless Network Name"

Also, so you get any response'sudo iwconfig'? Does it at least indicate that the wireless module is functioning?

@hawk: Glad you got your wireless up and running, it certainly makes life easier when you can use wifi instead of wired connections!


I'm not the OP but I am someone who is experiencing the same exact problem! I did your changes and I'm still failing here. Sudo iwconfig shows "no wireless extensions" for eth0, dummy0, sit0, and lo...

What should my next steps here be?

Also, I've attached an image just to verify that I in fact plugged in the wifi chip to the appropriate place, lol. All pins are in, but it does feel loose....

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