I am a noob at linux so don't be harsh please. I installed Elementary OS on my Dell Inspiron 7559 and the install was fine but, wifi networks don't show up and ethernet works perfectly fine. Can someone help me out please.

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Your wireless card is not supported by the 3.19 kernel.

To upgrade the kernel, run this command

sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-core-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-video-all-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-input-all-lts-xenial libwayland-egl1-mesa-lts-xenial

Reboot your computer and try connecting to the Wifi.


I had the same problem with every Linux distribution on my Asus X552 and the only solution I found is to put laptop on sleep and then turn it on again and wifi will work.

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