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    Wireless issue Ubuntu Mate 18.04

    I am unable to see any wireless devices on my ThinkPad P53. I am able to connect to the internet via ethernet.. I have run the attached shell script provided here: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=370108 Below is the output.
    wireless-info.txt


    Any help is appreciated!

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    Re: Wireless issue Ubuntu Mate 18.04

    Code:
    52:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:2723] (rev 1a)
    	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device [8086:0080]
    	Kernel modules: wl
    Not (yet) supported by this kernel. Run

    Code:
    sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source
    and see here

    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....4#post13759604

    ALternatively, update to kernel 5.1

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    Re: Wireless issue Ubuntu Mate 18.04

    Thank you so much for the help. Ended up updating the kernel. Works like a charm!
    Last edited by jmbell1989; 1 Week Ago at 08:00 PM.

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    Re: Wireless issue Ubuntu Mate 18.04

    Updating the kernel is better, otherwise you need to compile again after a kernel update of 5.0

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