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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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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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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? ...
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Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Intermittent Connectivity

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire V3-551 laptop. I have an Atheros AR5BWB222 wireless adapter. Everything works fine except for the wireless. I can sometimes connect to the wireless, ...
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No internet connection with an Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 adapter

I have Ubuntu on my netbook. It wont connect to the internet, I did a system check and I have a Attansic Technology corp. Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR 8114 PCI-E, ethernet controller (revb0). I'm not ...
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Unable to enable wireless on a Vostro 2520

I have a Vostro 2520 and not sure how to enable wireless on my machine. The details are given below, would appreciate any pointers to resolving this issue. lsmod returns Module Size ...
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No wifi connection with Atheros wifi card ar2143, gui only works in wired connection

So I've been having multiple issues installing both 12.04 and natty narwhal 11.04. I installed from a usb drive both times exactly as ubuntu.com said to onto a custom build desktop with a Atheros ...
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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 ...
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How do I get an Acer Nplify 802.11b/g/n wireless card working?

I use Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop: Acer Aspire 5349. Ubuntu 10.04 doesn't work with LAN and WLAN. Where can I download a driver: Atheros WLAN AR5B91 Driver I want .deb only, can ...
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Is there a wifi driver for AR5523 chipset, on linux kernel 3.2+?

I found this: http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar5523 But when I svn co and then try to compile it I get errors [errors here: http://pastebin.com/8BSvk9Ev ]. I don't think it was coded ...
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Cannot connect to password protected wireless networks on a Samsung NC20

My problem is pretty much a duplicate of wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional but there was no proper answer there and I couldn't ...
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Very very slow transfer speeds between Windows 7 and samba server running on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 minimal

As mentioned in the title I tried transferring files between Windows 7 and the samba server running on both Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 but both showed very slow transfer speeds. Can someone please guide ...
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Wifi and Ethernet connectivity problems after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded recently to ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10, and since then I haven't been able to connect to Internet, neither using wifi, nor using ethernet. I've been reading many posts, but not finding a ...
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 12.04 new computer

I just bought a laptop from CyberPower PC company and opted out of spending $39 for them to install windows 8. I just booted Precise Pangolin from a flash drive and installed it on my computer. ...
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Wireless unstable with an Atheros AR9285

I have a Asus eee PC 1001PX running ubuntu 12.04. Everything works well but the wifi is unstable. When I boot the wifi works fine, but after about 5-10 min it gets slow, disconnects etc and the ...
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No Wireless on Thinkpad T41 with Ubuntu 12

I just installed Ubuntu 12 on my old Thinkpad T41. I've done this once before but back then I installed Ubuntu 11 first and upgraded to 12. This time I''ve used the Mini iso file. Before the wireless ...
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Wireless hard block on ASUS N61Jv (ar9285)

Hi I just did fresh install of Ubuntu and i noticed that my wifi is disabled. In try menu it says that my hardware switch is disabled but there is no physical switch on N61Jv. I tried Fn+F2 witch ...
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How do I deactivate At1lc driver after install of Alx driver? (replacement)

I have had a problem with no wired Internet connection in 12.04 and my Atheros 8151 Ethernet card and I followed the procedure to replace the non-working driver (At1lc) with it's replacement the Alx. ...
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Wireless card causes ubuntu 12.04 to freeze on startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a TP-Link TL-WN851ND wireless card. Every time I start up, anywhere between 0 and 60 seconds after the login screen appears, the computer freezes ...
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AR9285 Wireless (Yet another) on Acer Aspire One 532h-2676

There are literally hundreds of questions with people asking about this wireless device on askubuntu.org. I've spent about 12 hours trying to get it working, to no avail. It's time to solicit some ...
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How to install Network Adapter Drivers for Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How can I install drivers for 64-bit Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) for Ubuntu 12.04. I dual boot Windows7/Ubuntu 12.04 drivers work for 64-bit Windows 7. lspic ...
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Why does my Atheros AR9285 connect at only 65 Mbits/sec?

I have an ASUS K53E laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04. Love it, the only OS so far which doesn't give me problems! Anyway, my wireless network adapter is pretty much crap. It runs at only 65 Mbit/s, while ...
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12.04 does not detect eth0(Atheros AR8162 ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working? Installed 12.04 on dell inspiron 5420. WiFi is working however wired connection does not work. In fact I can't see eth0. Can I ...
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Which Country Has All Wifi Channels Open? [closed]

As in US , we can't use anything above 11, which country has all channels available for use on Wifi?
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Wireless not working toshiba satellite c640

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. It's a dual boot system. Wirelss working absolutely fine on Windows 7. But in Ubuntu it says Wireless is disabled by hardware switch But there is not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 system freezing when not connected to LAN [closed]

I was able to install 12.04 ok on my Acer eMachines, but whenever it is unplugged from the LAN connection, the whole system freezes. I've installed the latest updates and it's still behaving the same. ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR242 / AR542 wireless card working?

I am brand new to ubuntu as a laptop platform. As a developer I've used it as an app server but with minimal interaction. So, I recently took my windows laptop and installed the latest 12.04 package. ...
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How can I change an Atheros wireless NIC region (regulatory domain) in Ubuntu?

There is a CONFIG_ATH_USER_REGD variable in OpenWrt that allows the user to override the default settings of the wireless NIC. Unfortunately grepping the Arch kernel config doesn't seem to have that, ...
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Atheros 9250 wireless card keeps on disconnecting

So I bought a Lenovo G575 laptop for learning purposes and found that the connection just simply disconnects if i'ts in use for downloading and it also does disconnect in every 2-5 minutes while ...
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How do I install atheros wireless drivers on a server? [closed]

I am trying to set up a host with ubuntu server edition on it so that I can have a file server, etc, but due to physical contraints, I'm limited to wireless only for the time being. Ubuntu Server ...