Can't login to wifi, doesn't ask for password

I can't get wifi to work properly on my laptop. It finds networks just fine, so the adapter is working, but when I try to connect, it doesn't ask for the password, it just gives me an error message that a password is required. It happens when I try to connect to either of my home network (private and guest), as well as when I, just for testing, try to connect to the neighbor's networks.

I've tried using the LTS kernel, no difference.

I'm using Garuda LXQT, if that makes any difference.

The error I get:

Error name: net.connman.Error.PassPhraseRequired
Error message: Passphrase Required

So, it can see that a password is needed, but instead of asking for it, it just tells me that it needs it.

Help!

My hardware:

System:    Kernel: 5.10.56-1-lts x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
           parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-lts
           root=UUID=7f65e856-ae54-4400-a818-ababe091a71c rw [email protected] quiet splash
           rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1
           loglevel=3
           Desktop: LXQt 0.17.1 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: cairo-dock, lxqt-panel wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1
           dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: K73BY v: 1.0 serial: <filter>
           Mobo: ASUSTeK model: K73BY v: 1.0 serial: <filter> BIOS: American Megatrends v: 223
           date: 04/10/2012
Battery:   ID-1: BAT1 charge: 40.4 Wh (100.0%) condition: 40.4/57.7 Wh (69.9%) volts: 12.3
           min: 11.1 model: ASUSTEK PA3533U type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: Full
CPU:       Info: Dual Core model: AMD E-350 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Bobcat family: 14 (20)
           model-id: 1 stepping: 0 microcode: 5000029 cache: L2: 512 KiB
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 6386
           Speed: 1043 MHz min/max: 800/1600 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1043 2: 801
           Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
           Type: l1tf status: Not affected
           Type: mds status: Not affected
           Type: meltdown status: Not affected
           Type: spec_store_bypass status: Vulnerable
           Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
           Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full AMD retpoline, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling
           Type: srbds status: Not affected
           Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:  Device-1: AMD Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: radeon
           v: kernel bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:6760 class-ID: 0300
           Device-2: Alcor Micro ASUS USB2.0 WebCam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-3:2
           chip-ID: 058f:a016 class-ID: 0e02
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.13 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: ati,radeon
           unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa display-ID: :0 screens: 1
           Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1600x900 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 423x238mm (16.7x9.4")
           s-diag: 485mm (19.1")
           Monitor-1: LVDS res: 1600x900 hz: 60
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD CAICOS (DRM 2.50.0 / 5.10.56-1-lts LLVM 12.0.1)
           v: 3.3 Mesa 21.1.6 compat-v: 3.1 direct render: Yes
Audio:     Device-1: AMD SBx00 Azalia vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
           bus-ID: 00:14.2 chip-ID: 1002:4383 class-ID: 0403
           Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.10.56-1-lts running: yes
           Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no
           Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: no
           Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.33 running: yes
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: ASUSTeK
           driver: r8169 v: kernel port: d000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
           IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
           vendor: AzureWave AW-NB037H 802.11bgn driver: ath9k v: kernel port: d000
           bus-ID: 04:00.0 chip-ID: 168c:002b class-ID: 0280
           IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
Bluetooth: Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros AR3011 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
           bus-ID: 4-4:2 chip-ID: 0cf3:3005 class-ID: e001
           Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 3 state: up address: <filter>
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 31.22 GiB (3.4%)
           SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
           ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Seagate model: ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB
           size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s
           type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> rev: 0002 scheme: MBR
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 931.51 GiB size: 931.51 GiB (100.00%) used: 31.22 GiB (3.4%)
           fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
           ID-2: /home raw-size: 931.51 GiB size: 931.51 GiB (100.00%) used: 31.22 GiB (3.4%)
           fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
           ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 931.51 GiB size: 931.51 GiB (100.00%) used: 31.22 GiB (3.4%)
           fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
           ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 931.51 GiB size: 931.51 GiB (100.00%) used: 31.22 GiB (3.4%)
           fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
           ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 7.76 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
           dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 6280.4 C mobo: N/A gpu: radeon temp: 64.5 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 195 Uptime: 14h 24m wakeups: 15 Memory: 7.77 GiB used: 1.32 GiB (17.0%)
           Init: systemd v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 12.0.1 Packages:
           pacman: 1602 lib: 452 Shell: fish v: 3.3.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.8
           running-in: alacritty inxi: 3.3.06

Sorry,
no inxi -Faz
no help.

Edit your post please.

Are we all here to guess which network adapter you are using?

BTW,

:slight_smile:

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A little search couldve helped I guess :eyes:

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