Quote Originally Posted by Rajeshtl View Post
first time when I ran 'sudo ifconfig wlan0 up' it asked for my password and when I typed in it did nothing,then I entered the second one and it gave me this results

lo Interface doesnt support Scanning
eth0 interface doesnt support scanning
wlan0 interface doesnt support scanning: network is down...

Network is not down...I have a desktop which is working fine.

THen I typed in the same commands again
for the first one this time I got SIOCSIFFLAGS: Unknown error 132
second one gave the same results...

Appreciate your help...

I just did 'rfkill list'
these are the results:
dell-wifi:Wireless LAN
Soft Blocked : no
Hard Blocked : no
Phy0:wireless LAN
Soft Blocked : no
hArd blocked : no