It explains all the steps required to configure wireless LAN among the available networks in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver).

How To Configure Wireless LAN In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
How To Configure Wireless LAN In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
October 14, 2018

In this tutorial, we will discuss all the steps required to configure Wireless LAN in Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). The system must have a wireless card or device connected to it to allow to connect to available networks. We might need to check for the proper driver in case Ubuntu does not support the device out of the box.

Step 1 Open the Quick Settings Panel by clicking the icon on the top right as shown in Fig. 1.

Settings Panel

Fig. 1

Step 2 The Quick Settings Panel shows that the system is not connected to any network as shown in Fig. 2.

Network Status

Fig. 2

Step 3 Click on Select Network from network selection options as shown in Fig. 3.

Network Selection

Fig. 3

Step 4 Identify your network from the available networks as shown in Fig. 4.

Network List

Fig. 4

Step 5 Now choose your network from the available networks by clicking on it as shown in Fig. 5.

Choose Network

Fig. 5

Step 6 In case the network is password protected, it will ask to fill the password as shown in Fig. 6 and Fig. 7.

Wireless Password

Fig. 6

7-network-password

Fig. 7

Step 7 Now click on the Connect Button after providing valid password. On success, the wireless symbol will be displayed as shown in Fig. 8.

Wireless Success

Fig. 8

Step 8 We can see the active network by clicking the top right icon as shown in Fig. 9.

Active Network

Fig. 9

This is how we can configure Wireless LAN in Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver).

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