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Just install Ubuntu 13.10 on my second PC to try a Linux OS. I'm working as developer on windows based platforms but I'm completely fresh in Linux/Ubuntu.

When I try to connect to WiFi (WiFi adapter seems to work properly- I can see the networks), I enter the password (I'm using WPA2-PSK) hit 'connect' but after couple of seconds I receive the authentication dialog again (I double checked the password- It's correct). It's seems that the network adapter can't authenticate the connection with the router although the password is right.

My Network adapter: Realtek RTL8187SE Wireless Lan Controller.

As offered in several others answers, I tried to remove and forget the network that I trying to connect, restart the system and connect again. But it didn't help.


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If this is your own home network, try temporarily removing authentication and connecting. Just to make sure that the problem is in authenticating and not more general. Just to clarify, I am not recommending you leave it unlocked. – terdon Mar 16 '14 at 17:18
Have you checked under /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ whether the said profile(s) are listed?? If so, try removing from there and restart the network manager, then check. :) – AzkerM Mar 16 '14 at 17:29
Thanks for the advises, but it didn't work.. I tried to disable the network authentication and to check the folder but no success. LAST UPDATE: I managed to connect to my phone hotspot (with WPA2 security). I think that my router have anything to do with this problem. – Sherni Mar 16 '14 at 18:09
It is safe to run it was written by me and some good friends it will help diagnose your wireless issue. Paste this command in a terminal wget -N -t 5 -T 10 && chmod +x wireless_script && ./wireless_script It will download a script and create a file named (wireless-info.txt, or wireless-info.txt.tar.gz) in your home folder paste the contents of the file here then paste the link back here. No internet then go to this link for running the script without internet. <>; – Wild Man Mar 16 '14 at 18:27
I ran the script and the result is pasted here pastebin. Thank you for your help. – Sherni Mar 16 '14 at 22:02

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