What Wireless module am I using?

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LLS
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What Wireless module am I using?

Post by LLS » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:16 am

What wireless module am I using?
Or more specifically how do I enter it in a terminal command such as "modprobe"?
The reason I as is when I try to enter it in terminal it tells me "module not found" so I'm obviously not inputting it correctly. Tried several variations and get same result.

Output from lshw below

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sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for cbdb:       
  *-network                 
       description: Wireless interface
       product: Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Plus Bluetooth
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       logical name: wlp1s0
       version: 99
       serial: 04:d3:b0:db:05:d8
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwlwifi driverversion=4.15.0-20-generic firmware=29.1044073957.0 ip=192.168.2.103 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11
       resources: irq:127 memory:b1000000-b1001fff
Thanks!

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Re: What Wireless module am I using?

Post by WharfRat » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:49 am

If you right-click on your network connection applet and choose connection information it will list the driver.

sudo modprobe modue_name as in sudo modprobe psmouse will load it and sudo modprobe -r psmouse will unload it.
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