I am a newbie to linux, have been running with mint for the past 2 months .. my first time out of the windows environment. I changed my ISP 2 days ago, new router etc ... no problems with the new connection to my notebook as I always have been running wireless. This morning when I went to check the notebook it showed my network was disconnected, no wireless connection and it wouldnt connect. All my other devices on the network have no problem with the wireless connection (ie xbox, wife's notebook running windows etc)
For some reason I cannot locate my router and the wireless connection .. its as if the device has been disabled .. when I connect the notebook with a lan cable there is no problem with a connection .. its just wireless which has disappeared.
How can I fix this please ?
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inxi -Fxz System: Host: gothic-HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC Kernel: 4.4.0-53-generic i686 (32 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.2.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.2) Distro: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Machine: System: Hewlett-Packard (portable) product: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC v: 087A110000385B10000620100 Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 183E v: 56.32 Bios: Insyde v: F.25 date: 05/29/2013 CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7-3632QM (-HT-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB flags: (lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 17559 clock speeds: max: 3200 MHz 1: 1359 MHz 2: 1220 MHz 3: 1356 MHz 4: 1252 MHz 5: 1382 MHz 6: 1281 MHz 7: 1343 MHz 8: 1316 MHz Graphics: Card-1: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series] bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: ati,radeon,intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: email@example.com GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes Audio: Card Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-53-generic Network: Card: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 08:00.0 IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> Drives: HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (20.4% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: HGST_HTS545050A7 size: 500.1GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 455G used: 92G (22%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 ID-2: swap-1 size: 4.19GB used: 0.01GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5 RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 64.0C mobo: N/A gpu: N/A Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Info: Processes: 235 Uptime: 1:18 Memory: 1076.8/3940.3MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.3.461) inxi: 2.2.35