ath9k is a free open source driver for Atheros 802.11n and AHB wireless.

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WiFi is unstable on Dell Inspirion 42100

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side on my Windows 8.1 Dell. I then upgraded to Windows 10. At first it worked great but now Ubuntu can only connect to WiFi after running Windows for about 15-30 ...
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Wifi problem with one particular SSID

I have a Wifi problem with only one SSID. My internet works with any SSID except one. I used wireless-info script to generate reports: Connection okay Connection not okay How can I fix the ...
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Difficulty in connecting to wifi on my Ubuntu 14.04. HP-pavalion g6

I am not able to connect to wireless network on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I reinstalled the OS but still getting the same problem. I went through certain post and ran wireless-info.txt on my machine ...
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TP-LINK WN722N (ath9k driver) install on Ubuntu touch 15.04 (Nexus 10- manta)

I've been through all the relevant threads on this and they are either outdated, conflicting and/or dont work. My Nexus10 sees the atheros AR9271 device on Bus 001 USB but does not create an ...
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Installing Backport Driver for ATH9K

I wanted to install ath9k driver from backport. I have downloaded the version 4.4.2. But when I want to make it on my ARM module with linux on it I get this error: root@nitrogen:/usr/src/...
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wifi ath9k does not work with ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new laptop lenovo ideapad 300-14isk, and I can't use the wifi. i installed ubuntu 15.10 and updated the OS via Ethernet. see uname -a : Linux laptop-Lenovo-ideapad-300-14ISK 4.2.0-27-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Atheros AR922X [168c:0029] Wifi PCI memory region reserve error

I've been struggling with this for a while. Can't make my PCI Wifi card work on a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm attaching the wireless-info.txt by the 'wireless-info' script. Please note the first ...
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Wifi suddenly stopped working after Asus laptop went to sleep mode (Ubuntu 14.04) (Atheros AR9485 ath9k 168c:0032)

I have set up my brand new Asus laptop (F555L) with Ubuntu 14.04 (as the only OS installed) about two weeks ago. Wifi worked just fine right from the start. Two days ago it suddenly stopped working ...
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Hostap: wlan0 authentication timed out

I have made a PC an Access Point using the following link: https://seravo.fi/2014/create-wireless-access-point-hostapd But whenever I connect to the AP my kernel prints the following error: wlan0: ...
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Switch the defualt driver for TL-WN722N from ath9k to ath9k_htc

I am running linux Mint 17.3. I have a TL-WN722N Wifi Dongle. The distribution loads the ath9k driver by defualt when I plug it in. The chipset however is 9271 which works better with the ath9k_htc ...
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Atheros AR9485 behaviour is broken after update to 15.10

So, I updated to 15.10 from 14.10 and now I have to deal with major WiFi shenanigans. It is not blocked. It sees all the networks clearly. I can see it in nmcli and iwconfig. So, if I try to connect ...
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wifi host and access point simultaneously error from wpasupplicant (single device)

I have a ath9k chipset based USB wifi module connected to my ARM board running on ubuntu. I am trying to connect to a access point and at the same time create a hotspot using the tutorial by @...
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I can't connect to wireless network on ubuntu 14.04

well, my wireless network was working fine, but soundly I can't connect any more to the network here is some details sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:...
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Can't install ath9k WiFi drivers

When I try to make, I get the following errors:
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Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel

Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel I need assistance from the community, please. I seem to have stumbled upon a big issue with support for bluetooth on these ...
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No Internet, but Wifi connection after Update to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) from 13.10

I updated recently to 14.04 from 13.10, everything seemed to work fine, but after the second reboot the system connects to the network, but no internet is working. I tried already plenty of solutions ...
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Installing 403-ath_regd_optional.patch

I'm new to patching and I need to install this patch https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/package/kernel/mac80211/patches/rev=39442 This is supposed to patch backports-3.15.1-1 package As you can ...
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How do I connect to multiple wifi networks?

How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time with only 1 WiFi-adapter? I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu-PC simultaneously: The first with internet ...
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Problems with Wireless since upgrade to 14.04

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L750, which has a Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter in it. When I was running 13.10 it all worked perfectly fine, but ever since I upgraded to 14.04 - ...
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can't manage to get the ath9k driver working on laptop (wifi adapter atheros AR9285, ubuntu 12.04)

im trying to get aircrack working i get this when using the airmon-ng start wlan0 command. root@ubuntu:/home/bryan# airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, ...
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ath9k 802.11n 300Mbps at low speed

I'm testing my new home 802.11n network. router - slax 7, kernel 3.8.2, AR9382 mini pci-e (sparklan WPEA-121N) wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"xyz" Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.412 GHz Cell:...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.10 in ASUS U32U Laptop

i'd installed ubuntu 12.04 but i could have the wireless adapter working during the install assistant, but when i started the first time appears the message wireless adapter connection closed. So i've ...
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Wireless in 13.10 or similars doesn't work!

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10, I tried to connect wireless but It didn't detect any network. This is what happens when I check my wireless: :~$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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How do I get the ath9k driver of backports-3.12-8 installed on Xubuntu 13.10?

I downloaded the 3.12-8 kernel files linux-headers-all.deb, linux-headers-generic_i368.deb; linux-image-generic_i386.deb from kernel.org and installed them via: dpkg -i *.deb Now I'm trying to ...
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Can't connect to Wireless 13.10

I am having problems with my wireless connection using ath9k, I cannot connect to any wireless network. I can connect to the wireless network fine on windows 8.1 but when using ubuntu gnome I have no ...
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Cannot access internet until visited once in an IP with browser, DNS-problem?

Just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. Wireless HW: lspci -k 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Can't install wifi driver in 12.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3521 with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter inside. After an update the WiFi broke and I cannot seem to fix it. I tried to follow the steps from ...
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Error backports install ath9k using 12.04 LTS

make clean make Below Error after make install command (kernel ver. 3.8.0.33-generic) Let me know what the problem. root@msis1:/home/msis_park/Downloads/backports-3.12-1# make install Building ...
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wifi connected, but no internet access after update, i've tried it all

After an update on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've lost internet access although I can see the WiFi connection. I've tried all the solutions I could find on Google and on this forum, but nothing worked. I know ...
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Spotty wireless on Acer C7 with 13.04

My Acer came with the Atheros AR9462 and it's giving me problems. The ath9k nohwcrypt solution seems like it helped a little bit--but only delayed the inevitable dropping networks every few minutes, ...
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Unable to connect to wireless on 13.04

Network manager can see my home network and says strength is ok or even good, but won't connect. Sometimes it asks for my password repeatedly but usually it just tries to connect for a bit and then ...
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Atheros AR9462 WiFI very unstable & package loss

I'm having severe issues w/ package-loss and a generally bad connection w/in a WiFi-network at my uni. I'm usually encountering a package loss of ~50% and aborting connections which makes working w/ ...
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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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Serious problem with WIFI device and driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: [Solved]Wireless cycling between connected and disconnected I am running a laptop powered by Acer Model: Acer Aspire 4250 Processor: E450 APU Ram: 2GB Wireless : Atheros ...
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How to resolve wireless disconnect problem in Atheros ath9k

I have a non stopped problem in my Acer Aspire 5733 model using Atheros ath9k driver. WiFi is working when router is in nearby location, there is nothing updates by Acer for Linux. I also using rfkill ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 wireless drivers?

I purchased an HP laptop with the Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 (QCWB335) wireless adapter. I understand that this adapter is currently not supported on Ubuntu 12.04 and there is no way to get wireless ...
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Cannot get Atheros AR9285 to work on 12.10 [duplicate]

I've already went through all possible advices and still cannot start my Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I have a laptop Toshiba Portege Z830 where the WiFi already worked under Windows 7. But after ...
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Slow wifi on Ubuntu 12.04 wifi driver ath9k

For the last couple of days my wifi connection is extremely slow. I am pretty sure that it is caused by the driver. Can this be improved? lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ...
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. iwconfig wlan1 shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is there ...
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Update drivers for TL-WN851ND

Today I bought a new PCI wireless card, TP-Link WN851ND, with Atheros AR9227 chipset. It has 2 antennas and is compatible with Wifi N so I thought it would improve the quality of the signal. But ...