My Lenovo y520 sees NO wireless networks [FIXED]

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dykestm
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My Lenovo y520 sees NO wireless networks [FIXED]

Post by dykestm » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:05 pm

That's right, I don't see any wireless networks. I am sending this on the wired connection, which works great.

Output of inxi -Fxz

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inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: dykestm-Lenovo-Y520-15IKBM Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
           bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine:   Device: laptop System: LENOVO product: 80YY v: Lenovo Y520-15IKBM serial: N/A
           Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: SDK0J40709 WIN serial: N/A
           UEFI: LENOVO v: 5XCN24WW date: 07/18/2018
Battery    BAT0: charge: 40.4 Wh 100.0% condition: 40.4/45.0 Wh (90%)
           model: SMP L16M3P24 status: Full
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-7700HQ (-MT-MCP-) 
           arch: Skylake rev.9 cache: 6144 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 22464
           clock speeds: max: 3800 MHz 1: 900 MHz 2: 900 MHz 3: 900 MHz
           4: 900 MHz 5: 900 MHz 6: 899 MHz 7: 900 MHz 8: 900 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Device 591b bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Card-2: NVIDIA GP106M [GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile] bus-ID: 01:00.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
           drivers: modesetting,nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.02hz, 1920x1080@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2)
           version: 4.5 Mesa 18.2.8 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel CM238 HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-20-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Atheros usb-ID: 001-003
           IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 256.1GB (19.2% used)
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: SAMSUNG_MZVLW256HEHP size: 256.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 234G used: 46G (21%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 68.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 51.0
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 275 Uptime: 4:54 Memory: 3124.3/15932.0MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56 
output of rfkill list

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rfkill list
0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: yes
	Hard blocked: no
2: hci0: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: yes
	Hard blocked: no
Thanks.
Last edited by dykestm on Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.

JeremyB
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Re: My Lenovo y520 sees NO wireless networks

Post by JeremyB » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:34 am

Check in UEFI/BIOS settings and see if WLAN is enabled there

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