How to Install Intel Wifi Driver on Ubuntu 24.04

April 3, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Ubuntu 24.04 Installing Intel Wifi Driver Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-step How to Install Intel Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 24.04 Noble LTS GNU/Linux.

And the Intel Wireless Devices on Ubuntu are currently supported by the iwlwifi Kernel Module.

List of iwlwifi Linux Driver Supported Devices (since Kernel Version):

    Wi-Fi 6E products
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX411 (5.14)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (5.14)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 (5.10)
  • Wi-Fi 6 products
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (5.2)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (5.1)
  • 802.11ac products
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9462 (4.14)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9461 (4.14)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9260 (4.14)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9560 (4.14)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 8265 (4.6)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 3168 (4.6)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 8260 (4.1)
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 3165 (4.1)
  • 802.11n or 802.11ac products (SKU dependent)
  • Intel® Wireless 7265 (3.13)
  • Intel® Wireless 7260 (3.10)
  • Intel® Wireless 3160 (3.10)
  • 802.11abgn products
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 (3.2)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 (2.6.36)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 (2.6.35)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advance-N + WiMAX 6150 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 (2.6.30)
  • Intel® WiMAX/Wi-Fi Link 5350 (2.6.27)
  • Intel® Ultimate N Wi-Fi Link 5300 (2.6.27)
  • Intel® WiMAX/Wi-Fi Link 5150 (2.6.29)
  • Intel® Wi-Fi Link 5100 Series (2.6.27)
  • 802.11bgn products
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 (3.2)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 (3.2)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105 (3.2)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135 (3.2)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100 (2.6.37)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130 (2.6.37)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 (2.6.36)
  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 (2.6.30)

(But also the Legacy Devices are backed by ipw2100, ipw2200 iwlegacy Drivers.)

However a Backport of this Driver with the latest fixes and improvements is available on the Apt Repository.

But for some of the latest Intel Wifi 6 Cards AX201+ it may be required the Firmware Setup, an Updated Kernel and currently also some manual Driver Fixes.

Again for these same Intel Wireless 160Mhz models a Kernel Upgrade may be required.

Finally, this Setup is valid for all the Ubuntu-based Distros like:

  • Linux Mint
  • Zorin OS
  • Lubuntu
  • Elementary OS
  • Kde Neon
  • Pop_OS!
  • Xubuntu
  • Linux Lite
  • Bodhi
  • Puppy
  • Kubuntu
  • LXLE
  • Trisquel
  • Voyager Ubuntu
  • feren OS
  • Peppermint
  • Linux Ultimate Edition
  • (You may just need to Discover what’s the Parent Release)
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