Wlan0 in the system but does not go online?

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    • Wlan0 in the system but does not go online?

      rpi3b with kernel 4.14something connected through ethernet to a windows 7 machine and it seems to work fine, boots fine and no issues to log into webgui and ssh.
      Want to use wifi for internet connection, Ipv4 set to dhcp and ipv6 disabled, wlan shows up under network/interfaces in webgui but adress field is empty.
      Its not a hardware malfunction, the rpi goes online with wifi just fine with raspbian, all i need to do is chose my wifi among a dozen and type in the password.

      Been googling and searching for a couple of hours but found no solution, any idea whats wrong? drivers not installed properly?

      Ifconfig
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      enxb827eb04ee8f: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
      inet 192.168.137.5 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.137.255
      ether b8:27:eb:04:ee:8f txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet)
      RX packets 8761 bytes 2004282 (1.9 MiB)
      RX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 frame 0
      TX packets 12056 bytes 14683033 (14.0 MiB)
      TX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 carrier 0 collisions 0


      lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING> mtu 65536
      inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0
      inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 scopeid 0x10<host>
      loop txqueuelen 1000 (Local Loopback)
      RX packets 1379 bytes 148374 (144.8 KiB)
      RX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 frame 0
      TX packets 1379 bytes 148374 (144.8 KiB)
      TX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 carrier 0 collisions 0


      wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
      ether b8:27:eb:51:bb:da txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet)
      RX packets 0 bytes 0 (0.0 B)
      RX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 frame 0
      TX packets 0 bytes 0 (0.0 B)
      TX errors 0 dropped 0 overruns 0 carrier 0 collisions 0


      wlan0:avahi: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
      inet 169.254.11.31 netmask 255.255.0.0 broadcast 169.254.255.255
      ether b8:27:eb:51:bb:da txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet)



      Iwconfig
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      wlan0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:off/any
      Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=31 dBm
      Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
      Encryption key:off
      Power Management:on


      lo no wireless extensions.


      enxb827eb04ee8f no wireless extensions.


      Ip addr show
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      1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000
      link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
      inet 127.0.0.1/8 scope host lo
      valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
      inet6 ::1/128 scope host
      valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
      2: enxb827eb04ee8f: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group default qlen 1000
      link/ether b8:27:eb:04:ee:8f brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
      inet 192.168.137.5/24 brd 192.168.137.255 scope global enxb827eb04ee8f
      valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
      3: wlan0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state DOWN group default qlen 1000
      link/ether b8:27:eb:51:bb:da brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
      inet 169.254.11.31/16 brd 169.254.255.255 scope link wlan0:avahi
      valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever




      Result of some commands i tried.

      iwlist wlan0 scan -> wlan0 No scan results
      sudo iwlist wlan0 scan -> wlan0 no scan results
      sudo iwlist wlan0 scan -> wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Device or resource busy

      nmtui
      unable to save connection: connection is read-only

      nmtui-connect
      no wifi/wlan0 shows up