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Dual boot Windows 10 and Kali, wireless drivers issue?

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So, sadly, every thread I come upon doesn't relate to my problem. Whenever I boot Kali 2016.1 live everything works fine except it doesn't connect to the internet. From what I gather, the following info should help:

root@kali:~#ifconfig
eth0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
    ether *Some address* txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet)
    Stuff, stuff, and stuff
lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING> mtu 65536
    inet 127.0.0.1 net mask 255.0.0.0
    inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 scooped 0x10<host>
    loop txqueuelen 0 (Local Loopback)

root@kali:~# lspci -nnk
01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 10)
        Subsystem: Lenovo RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [17aa:3814]
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0041] (rev 20)
        Subsystem: Lenovo QCA6164 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [17aa:3545]

It would also be useful for me to note that I don't have a wired or wireless connection on the Kali boot, only when my USB is out and I boot in Windows (wireless).

asked Aug 26, 2016 by Samuel  

This is dual booting. I have to install firmware from what I gather, I even have the firmware and am sitting on my Windows desktop trying to figure out how to put the firmware in my Kali USB. (effectively)

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That is not a bug. Kali will not establish an internet connection unless you do it yourself with:

sudo ifconfig eth0 up
sudo dhclient eth0
answered Aug 26, 2016 by Steven  
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