Wireless disabled by hardware switch

To get back your wifi, type in a terminal:

root# rfkill list

and then you will see something like this:

0: phy0: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: yes
Hard blocked: yes
1: hci0: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

As you can see the phy0 is soft and hard blocked, so you need to unblock it:

root# rfkill unblock 0


root# rkill unblock all

and then press “Fn + F2” for a Dell laptop, and then restart your networking:

root# service network-manager restart

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