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WiFi not working after updates

I have a Compaq Presario F700 running Ubuntu 14.04 which I just recently installed. The WiFi was working fine and after I installed the updates the WiFi stop working. It's an Atheros ar242x/ar542x. ...
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How to install Ath5k driver?

I've just installed on my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. My wifi doesn't connect. My wifi is an Atheros. I've tried to use this http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath5k#Enabling_ath5k instructions, but ...
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How to use Atheros ath5k driver with aircrack-ng?

I have read pages and pages of wiki and I'm just more confused than ever as to driver and patches to use with the aircrack-ng suite. The card chipset is ath5k but the info is conflicting as to which ...
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Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter

I googled the problem and found this link: http://sage.bt/tips/get-atheros-ar242x-ar542x-wireless-card-to-work-on-ubuntu.html Unfortunately when I input the command into the terminal I get this ...
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Why is my machine flooding the wireless with LLC protocol packets? [closed]

Shortly after upgrading to the recent kernel 3.2.0-36-generic I started to notice that my wireless connection got seriously jammed: Anything over the web (SSH, HTTP(S)) appears to be a bit slow. ...
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Atheros wireless not working

I have been struggling hard since i have installed Ubuntu 10.10 but it has been difficult for me to get my wifi working. So here is what i tried. First i checked whether i have the driver using the ...
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Can't detect wireless connections with an Atheros AR2413 on an Acer Aspire 3630

This is a new installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an acer aspire 3630. The cd drive is broken so I had to install Ubuntu over network (and I suspect it did not install all the packages in the normal ...
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Wi-fi with ath5k - bad connections after idle

I used some older Ubuntu (so I guess it used madwifi), now I installed new Ubuntu 11.10, but I got problem with wifi, it uses ath5k - everything works, downloading etc, but if I stay to read some page ...
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How to Activate wifi in Toshiba Satellite C655?

I've recently bought a Toshiba Satellite C655. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled. I've never had a notebook before, but as a desktop user, I was a Ubuntu user since 2 years, and I've never had a ...
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Atheros AR242x wireless on an Acer Aspire XG8 not working after upgrading to 11.10 [closed]

Netbook: Acer Aspire ZG8 OS: 11.10 Previous OS: 11.04 Wireless: Atheros AR242x / AR542x Driver: ath5k Problem: Wireless networking worked fine until upgrading to 11.10. Since upgrading I ...
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Wireless problems with Atheros AR9285

I have a Samsung N210 and just installed Ubuntu. I'm new to Linux and I have some problems. I'm using Linksys WRT110 Router. When I'm connected via ethernet cable everything's fine but when I unplug ...
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How do I install the ath5k driver?

I'm trying to install the ath5k driver in Maverick, but the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EeePC/Fixes#Wireless don't work. I've tried to install (sudo apt-get install) ...
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Need wired/wireless atheros driver for AR9285 and AR8152

How can I install atheros drivers to my Toshiba laptop (64bit), manually? I need AR9285 wireless adapter, and AR8152(v1.1) wired, fast ethernet. I cannot connect my UberStudent1.0 (linux OS, ...
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Enable only 802.11b/g in a 802.11n in atheros wireless card

I sometimes connect to a defective wireless AP in my office, whose 802.11n is somehow faulty. My Maverick netbook has an atheros AR9285 wireless, which supports 802.11n and wants to connect the AP ...
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Acer Aspire One AOA110 randomly hard blocks WLAN0 - How to stop it [closed]

My Aspire One netbook is now a notbook. It's an AOA-110 that has worked fine forever and a day (currently with Maverick UNR, fully updated). Last night, I was ereading and went to go online to ...
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Cannot connect through wireless interface on a server?

lshw -C network shows *-network description: Wireless interface product: AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Atheros Communications Inc. physical id: 0 bus ...