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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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WiFi not working on all networks?

I have an ASUS ul30vt laptop with Ubuntu (and Windows). At home i have not problems connecting to our wireless network, but on my school after the holidays they have changed the network and when i try ...
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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 ...
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Wireless won't associate after 12.04 upgrade

I have a problem connecting to my wireless when I upgraded to 12.04 from 10.04. I have the Atheros 9285 card and it's using the ath9k driver. The failure is: [ 3262.329542] wlan0: authenticate with ...
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WIFI looses connection with AR9285 - have to disconnect / connect to regain internet?

I have a G73JW laptop using Ubuntu 12.04. It has an Atheros AR9285 card. While wifi seems to work fine most of the time, about every hour or two it will loose the connection to the internet. The ...
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Is the wireless driver from Live USB different from the standard install?

Linux newbie here. I've been trying to use Ubuntu (x64) as my main OS since 11.10, but my wireless connection on it has been very unstable, droping every other 5-10 mins. For this reason I see myself ...
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Wireless not working with an Atheros AR9285

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and found my wireless card is not detected by OS. I tired to detect it by network manager but still it is not get output of the required command: toor@Linux:~$ sudo ...
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How do I get a Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter working?

Hi ask ubuntu my wireless is not working so here is my info : System Using : Lenovo Z570 $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any ...
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Atheros AR8152 ethernet connection not recognized

tried a lot of different answers people gave around the web... none of them worked I get wireless internet and all.... but whenever I tried going wired it doesn't even recognise the option of a ...
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Wireless shuts on and off every few minutes with an Atheros AR9285

The wireless on my Acer Iconia tab w500 running Ubuntu 12.04 shuts on and off every few minutes. This affects all other devices on my wireless network, including a Windows 7 PC, MacBook, and iPod ...
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Wireless connection drops every 30 seconds on an Asus EEE PC with an Atheros card

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and my wireless connection disconnects every 30 seconds. I am using an Asus Eee PC with an Atheros wireless card. I tried to find out how to solve this, so I gave up ...
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Ethernet conection not working Atheros AR8152 OS 12.04

I have instaled Ubuntu 12.04 but my network conection doesn't work and i know it's becouse of the drivers I've run $ lspci | grep Ethernet and this is the result 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: ...
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Unable to connect to wireless internet on an Acer Iconia W500 with an Atheros AR9285

I'm using an Acer Iconia W500, and immediately after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04, it is unable to access the internet. It was able to access the internet just fine before the upgrade. It seems to be ...
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Bluetooth (Atheros AR5BBU22) not working

Bluetooth can't see devices. In Windows 7 working properly. Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Wireless connection with an Atheros AR9285 keeps dropping every 20 minutes

There are other questions on this but none have been taken very far in their analysis. I get disconnects very often - sometimes every 20 mins or so, but sometimes even every few minutes. The way I ...
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Atheros Wireless card shows up as two different models? [closed]

Hi I've been fighting these wireless drivers for a few days and just recently i noticed that the model the Wireless controller appears in lspci is different sometimes. This is the data i have after ...
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wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional [closed]

Hi I am new to Linux coming from Mac. I have several macs and formerly windows systems connecting to Netgear wpn824 router wirelessly. I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my daughter's Samsung NC-20 ...
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Atheros AR242 wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter just did a clean install of 11.10 on a new SSD. and i can't turn on Wi-Fi. Used google and found a number of answers ...
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Wireless card soft blocked ath9k

So i'm a new user to Linux and downloaded the Wubi installer of 11.10. Unfortunately, it's been a month and I still cannot figure out how to change my wireless soft blocked to No. I cannot get online ...
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Wifi stopped working on Acer Aspire 3680 using 11.10

A while ago the WiFi on my Acer Aspire 3680 just stopped working. The switch is on and it can see my network, but it will not connect. It has an Atheros AR2413 802.11bg NIC. rfkill shows there are no ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR8131 ethernet card working?

I have an Atheros AR8131 Ethernet card on a Lenovo b560 laptop. Sometime in the past, probably at some upgrade or other my wired connection stopped functioning. I know the card is ok because it works ...
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USB wireless card Atheros AR9271 not working in VirtualBox [closed]

i cannot get my card (TP-Link TL-WN722N) to work on BackTrack 5 r1 (kernel 2.6.39.4), installed on VirtualBox #lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR9271 802.11n Bus ...