Did you find a solution to this problem? I have the same issue. I even purchased the UP_Store wifi dongle. Same issue.
Hi edgar and CliffR,
For older kernels, there's a workaround for a wireless issue related to the Linux rtl8192cu driver that might help:
As suggested on another post, the output of https://wiki.up-community.org/Software#Requesting_support_for_Linux_OS may help me troubleshoot this issue as well.