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AR9285 Wireless network problem Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Lenovo Ideapad using the live USB. My problem is that I cannot connect to my wireless network. My wireless adapter is recognized as Atheros Communications Inc ...
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Unable to connect to Wireless after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I am using Asus U56E laptop and after installing Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8, I am unable to connect to the Wireless. I have been trying to solve this problem since two weeks and couldn't solve ...
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How do I enable the alx ethernet driver on Ubuntu 13.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on my Lenovo IdeaPad laptop and am having trouble getting the Ethernet to work. The alx driver required for my laptop's AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet controller to ...
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how to solve “/lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/build: no such file or directory” error

I installed ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on my desktop HP Elite 7500, but I have no ethernet connection. I have an Atheros ethernet card is. I have downloaded drivers to install. I extracted files. When I try ...
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How to install AR5523 chipset wifi in Ubuntu 12.04?

My usb wifi device is OvisLink Evo-W108USB lsusb Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0cf3:0002 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5523 (no firmware) I tried to install rpm from manufactured after convert to .deb ...
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Can connect to wireless. No internet connection

I'm connected to my wireless but I can't get any internet. ubuntu 12.10 Network Card: Atherors AR928X Adapter. ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWAddr 70:1a:04:3e:26:06 ...
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Intermittent Internet connection using wireless LAN, Acer Aspire S3, Ubuntu 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire S3 running Linux Mint 14 / Ubuntu 12.10. The problem with my wireless is that it keeps disconnecting from the Internet for about 1 minute at a time. It does this every ...
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rosewill wireless pci card not working

Relevant specs Rosewill RNX-N250PC2 pci wireless adapter Biostar A780L3c motherboard Ubuntu 12.10 On first install on 12.10, wireless card worked perfect out of the box. However, after updating ...
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300 mbps on Atheros Chip

I cannot get speed higher than 150mbps. My card seems to support HT40 and my asus router have it enabled. What can I do to enable 300mbps? iphy phy0 Band 1: Capabilities: 0x11ce ...
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how to install driver for atheros ar8161 in ubuntu 11.10

I am completely new in using ubuntu, studying painful and trying to find a way. most discussions are for ubuntu 12.10, so what packages should I install for this driver if I use 11.10?
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Wifi keeps prompting for password

Hey my wifi keeps prompting for the WPA2 password. Is there something that I need to do with Network Manager? Linux version 3.5.0-17-generic (buildd@roseapple) (gcc version 4.7.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro ...
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Wired internet isn't working

I would really appreciate help on this. Alright, so after searching for while on why Ubuntu wasn't connecting to the internet, someone told me that it may be the chip I had. The only information I ...
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How to solve wireless issue in 12.10 in LG N460-P.BG55P1

I've just removed the freaking Windows 8 from my LG N460-P.G55P1 (which came with it) and installed Ubuntu 12.10 32bits... You see, The thing is that i discovered later that my laptop came with a ...
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Atheros ar9285 can't connect to specific AP

My laptop (asus UL80J) has Atheros AR9285. the ubuntu is 12.10 -64 bit the problem is my wirless adopter work good with all AP that I have except one I tried: dmesg |grep wlan And it gave me ...
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12.04.2 - after the last update my qualcomm atheros gigabit ethernet driver is lost

after the last update the driver is lost. I have tried hard (several nights) to get it running. Now with the last update it's gone. Any thoughts why this is not supported natively? What is the best ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Not recognizing Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

I built my own computer about a month ago and loaded Windows 7 on it, and then decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on instead. It doesn't recognize my ethernet cable, and I cannot get any internet ...
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How do I enable Wireless networking with an Atheros 9485 device?

I have an Asus vivobook with Windows 8 preinstalled and tried dual boot with ubuntu. I'm new to linux and this was my first install. I installed ubuntu 12.10 but I couldn't connect to wireless ...
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No wireless networks

I recently installed ubuntu side by side with windows 7. Everything works fine except for the fact I can't get it to pick up wireless networks around me, have tried multiple things. There are no hard ...
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Network not working in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I have a motherboard with an Atheros R8161 network interface card, running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit with 3.2.0-030200-generic kernel. I've built and installed the alx drivers from ...
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How do I get my network drivers working? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G580 with Atheros AR8162 Ethernet and Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Driver. I try the this: How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working? but it doesn't work. When I type ...
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Network Card Atheros problem Ubuntu 12.10

I installed ubuntu 12.10 and my wireless card seem to have a lower performance compared to linux mint (any edition) - I mean it worked fine there. For example it cannot connect to a router placed in a ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9485 wireless card working?

Recently i updated my 12.10 ubuntu, ever since i got this strange wifi internet problem. Net works fine on the initial boot, after couple of web requests from a browser or command line or any tool, ...
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What package should I install for driver of the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet Controller without net?

I've read in this Question that a new package exists for this driver. But I am confused. There are a lot of packages and I don't know which one do I need. I have a DellVostro-3460, Ubuntu 12.10, ...
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Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 wireless usb stick

A short time after accessing the internet, the browser/download times out. Before the timeout, the internet works OK briefly; afterwards, the wireless is still connected with a strong signal, but ...
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Atheros AR8161 Ethernet card not working on 12.10 on an ASUS N56VM

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64bits) (3.5.0-18 kernel) on an ASUS N56VM and the ethernet card isn't working. Wireless card works okay. The card is Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Lan Driver for Atheros AR8132

Is it possible to install a driver for lan Atheros AR8132 network card on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I have an error like peripheral not supported when I clic on the wifi icon. Thanks for your help!
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Weak Wireless Signal - Atheros ar5008x drops connection

I'm dualbooting Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows Vista and while Vista handles the signal perfectly (4 or 5 bars out of 5 and never drops) Ubuntu shows 1 or 2 bars and drops the signal constantly if the ...
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How to install network drivers in Dell Inspiron 5420?

I am using Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd gen). Wireless and wired works fine in Windows 7, but I do not get any in Ubuntu 12.04. lspci gives the following data: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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Atheros wifi not working 12 LTS

I know this question has been discussed thousand times, but I think my situation is little bit different. I am using a Giada Mini PC this model The wifi works well with Lubuntu (light version of ...
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How to install ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection?

How do I install the ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection? goutham@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Atheros AR9285 with ath9k driver [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.10 64bit system, and my WiFi driver is kinda crazy. WiFi card in my notebook is AR9285 Atheros with ath9k driver,and after rfkill unblock all command it is able to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boot hangs at purple screen when integrated NIC (ethernet card) is enabled in BIOS

Here's my weird problem, with a UEFI Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits installation on an Inspiron 14z ultrabook with an integrated Atheros AR8162 ethernet card (NIC). If the AR8162 card is enabled in BIOS, ...
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No wireless detected for atheros AR8162

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R 5420 and after installing Ubuntu 12.10 the Atheros AR8162 wireless can't be detected. I'm very new to ubuntu.
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Problems with wireless internet connection with 12.10 and Atheros AR9287

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Gateway NV53a laptop. I find that when using a wireless connection rather than a LAN cable, my internet connection is very slow and unstable. Normal speeds are ...
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Need to restart to detect wireless again, (Xubuntu 11.10 AMD 32 bit)

My wireless connection tends to break from time to time. When that happens, there are no wireless networks displayed in Network Manager. WICD can't detect any either. The only thing I can do is to ...
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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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wireless doesn't work

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my Acer Aspire 4349 with AR9485 wireless network adapter. The wired connection works fine, but I can't connect to wireless. The enable wireless tab is not listed on ...
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atheros ar5bmd22 wifi drivers

I have >120mb BB connection, via wifi on windows i get around 90+mb connection. I have an Asus RT-N66U Dark Night router, like i said on all other devices i have no issue. But using ubuntu 12.10 on ...
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(Solved) ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set channel 2: mac80211_setchannel() in Kismet and Ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my computer with an Atheros AR5007 wireless card. I want to use Kismet but when I run it it starts displaying the message: ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set ...
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Wired connection doesn't work in Quantal - Toshiba c850

It has Realtek Wireless RTL8723AE card and Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] I was able to get the wireless working from Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized but cannot get the ...
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Cannot connect wireless internet with an Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n wi-fi adapter

I am new to Ubuntu, Am trying to connect to wireless network but in the network center i cannot even select a local network there are no listings, In windows its straight forward enter in a key, ...
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Wireless internet works on W7 and on University Network but is extremely slow at home

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with an Atheros wireless card. My internet speed in W7 is great. My internet speed in Ubuntu 12.04 at a university network is great. My internet speed in Ubuntu 12.04 at my home ...
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Drivers for wifi card Atheros AR928X - Find and install

I am new in Ubuntu and I had a big trouble with wifi. My ubuntu 12.10 doesn't detect my wifi card and I can't toggle the "activate wireless" option on the tasks bar (it is grey). I searched for ...
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How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller on 64-bit 12.10 using an Internet-connected 32-bit 12.04 PC and a USB flash drive?

How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller on 64-bit 12.10 using an Internet-connected 32-bit 12.04 PC and a USB flash drive? Having bought a new HP Elite desktop PC and ...
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Can't connect to wifi using an Atheros AR9271 802.11n usb-adapter

I'm just installed an Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC as a second OS in addition to my Win7. And got a problem with wireless connection. My network works in 802.11g mode and my usb-adapter is compatible with ...
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How can I install the Atheros AR8161 drivers without an internet connection?

Following this question How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? To be able to compile I need some packages. Is there any "bundle" of the required packages ...
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Atheros AR9285 wireless extremely slow [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, and things were going great.. But suddenly, the wifi connection went extremely slow. I have a 20 M connection and normally download files al 1 MB/s or so.. but ...
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Atheros 922 PCI WIFI is disabled in Unity but enabled in terminal - How to get it to work?

I am trying to get my PCI Wireless Atheros 922 card to work. It is disabled in Unity: both the network utility and the desktop (see screenshot ...
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Cannot get Atheros AR9285 to work on 12.10

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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How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working?

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, my ethernet network card did not work, I tried to do the same procedure as did the version of ubuntu 4.12, but it didn't work. Does anyone have a clue how to do it? ...