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Old 12-13-2016, 02:17 PM   #1
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Can't turn airplane mode off


I can't get my wifi to turn on and airplane to turn off.

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0: sony-wifi: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: yes
3: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: yes
rfkill shows it to be a hard block, but moving my hard switch on my laptop doesn't make a difference. My wifi worked fine in windows, but since I replaced windows with linux, I'm having issues.

Here is some more info from my system:
http://pastebin.com/gd88Wwq7
 
Old 12-13-2016, 03:28 PM   #2
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Code:
sudo rfkill unblock all
try that then report back ..
 
Old 12-13-2016, 04:16 PM   #3
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sudo rfkill unblock all
try that then report back ..
First thing I tried, nothing.
 
Old 12-13-2016, 04:30 PM   #4
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What make and model of laptop do you have?
 
Old 12-13-2016, 04:31 PM   #5
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First thing I tried, nothing.
damn, did you try to reset your device, by actaully pulling it out and putting it back in? seeings how it looks like you try using the switch. and / or if you still have windows installed on it. go in and fix it in windows.
 
Old 12-13-2016, 04:42 PM   #6
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damn, did you try to reset your device, by actaully pulling it out and putting it back in? seeings how it looks like you try using the switch. and / or if you still have windows installed on it. go in and fix it in windows.
I replaced windows with Linux during my install. And yes. I've been through all the basic stuff at least a few times each. I think my issue isn't typical.
 
Old 12-13-2016, 05:04 PM   #7
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I replaced windows with Linux during my install. And yes. I've been through all the basic stuff at least a few times each. I think my issue isn't typical.
yes it is, well maybe not. I know I had a similar problem where windows shut my wifi card off, hard. (*$&))@!*$$& Windows. I couldn't get linux to turn it on, or my button. Had to use windows again. .... the most I could tell you is what I'd find on google.
 
  


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