I was in the middle of switching desktop environments, so networkmanager had just been uninstalled, everything was fine because its instance was still running in the background. But I was with a friend and they jokingly closed my laptop lid, this locked my laptop and since gdm had just been removed I cloudnt sign in. Now I have no WiFi and my laptop is not capable of ethernet.
Everything would normally be fine but I can't seem to authenticate with my router using wpa_supplicant. I believe the protocol is not correct but I don't have iw installed so I can't check the protocol of my router. Any idea what I should do now?
thanks to dirkt
I was read the docs, which is where I should have started, my biggest issue was I didn't know how to use wpa_cli. Got it to work tho, pretty sure the issue is that my WiFi appears twice with the same ssid for 5ghz and 2.4ghz but after I used wpa_cli it started working right away thx dirkt👍👍👍