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Connect to WiFi network through Ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

I am using my WiFi network adapter on the laptop to connect to the internet on Ubuntu 10.04. I have tried the following steps and got the below messages on the Ubuntu terminal. Please let me know what ...
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How can I display the list of available WiFi networks?

WiFi works fine on various Wifi networks. But the list of avilable networks accessed from the toolbar icon of nm-applet by no longer appears. I just see the known networks. The list of hidden ...
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ubuntu 14.04 connect to a wifi network using command line [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 server and I need to connect to my WiFi network. How can I connect to my WiFi network using only the command line.
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How to recover from uninstall of ubuntu-desktop?

In my infinite wisdom, during a system upgrade, I somehow managed to remove 'ubuntu-desktop' and several other key packages. As a consequence, my desktop is now gone - I only see a standard X terminal ...
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Can't configure wireless now that WPA2 is enabled! [closed]

I had removed network-manager as soon as I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Earlier I used to do the following to connect (successfully) on command line: iwconfig eth2 essid NASA dhclient eth2 Now that WPA2 ...
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How to Connect/Disconnect to WiFi Via Terminal [duplicate]

I just have a quick question that I have been researching for a while now... How do you connect/disconnect to a wifi network in ubuntu via terminal? I tried several commands that failed. I have been ...
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How to disconnect from wireless connection manually using the command line without using network manager?

I don't want to use WICD or NetWork-Manager. What should I type to disconnect ? EDIT: This one is different from the ones above, I want to disconnect. Another thing, I don't want use WICD nor Network-...
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Cannot connect to the Internet, wired or wireless

I have no network connections (wired or wireless). I know nothing about Ubuntu or its commands. All I can tell is that both of the interfaces are enabled but they do not connect. I need some ...
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Trying to find if internet connection is 2.4 or 5ghz, in order to purchase proper tv streaming stick

I'm currently in the market for a Tv streaming stick, and I planned on purchasing the chromecast... but I just read that it only runs on 2.4 ghz, and some of the others will run on either 2.4 or 5. I'...
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wpa_supplicant does not connect with “ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument” error!

Ubuntu Server 12.04 is installed on my desktop system (in text-mode, no X-Window is available) and I have no wired Ethernet connected, just wireless network is available. I use TP-Link TL-WN723N USB ...
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connect wireless & wired network

I want to build a network that consists of 3 PC's: a Client, a Server and an Intermediate. Client connects with intermediate wirelessly while Server connection with Intermediate is wired. So ...
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Mistake by un-installing file manager – blank screen

I have un-installed PcManfm, default file manager from Lubuntu as I was too annoyed by it and wanted to install Dolphin. To avoid any conflicts I did this before installing Dolphin and stupidly I ...
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Wifi not working Lenovo G50-30 Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo G50-30, and today I updated to Ubuntu 16.04, and my wifi is no longer working. The output of ifconfig doesn't show the wifi either.
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how to connet to hidden network from terminal [duplicate]

My Ubuntu graphics has stopped working. I can only access the terminal. So I am trying to connect to a hidden network through the terminal. I have tried using iwconfig for the same. But with no ...
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(Ubuntu Server 14.10) Cannot connect to wireless [duplicate]

I just recently acquire a computer that had windows on it, and the wireless worked fine. I installed Ubuntu, removing windows. Having started it for the first time, I find that I am unable to connect ...

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