Chipset found in several different wireless device manufacturers

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How do I make my Atheros AR9285 wireless adapter work?

Today I installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on to my lenovo B570 using wubi.exe. After booting up, I discovered that I could not turn on wireless networking. I have a Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I ran ...
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Wireless stopped working on a Gateway LT2805u

Gateway LT2805u Netbook Running Ubuntu 10.04. Wireless suddenly stopped working. rfkill shows no output. And the wireless card shows "Unclaimed". Card is an Atheros (ar9285 i think). My hardware ...
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Wireless with a AR242x / AR542x Atheros wireless adapter doesn't work on an Acer Aspire One ZG8

I'm asking that how to get wlan on? When I click connections(or something)-button, then I'm trying to get wirless connection on, but it wouldn't go on, so could you help me guys, please? More ...
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Ndiswrapper driver loaded but not being used

I have a TP-Link TL-WN851ND wireless card that doesn't work properly (slow and disconects from time to time) with the regular ath9k driver. I tried to make it work with ndiswrapper and followed the ...
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Should I install additional drivers?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu. I have a laptop. This is designed for Windows 7. Anyway I want to install Ubuntu here. I used Ubuntu Server several times, but all in the virtual machines. So installation on ...
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Wireless LED doesn't stop blinking on an HP dv5 with an Atheros AR5007

So, I'm having this problem with the WiFi LED which doesn't stop blinking when I'm using the Internet. I have tried many different solutions. I have searched a lot in other topics on Google, Ubuntus ...
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How can I use a TP Link USB wireless adapter without having to reinstall the driver every time?

I'm new to ubuntu 11.10. I've followed some guides on how to install usb wifi drivers. Everything is fine but here's my problem: everytime i boot up my system my wifi adapter is not working. In ...
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Extremely slow internet wired connection in Asus x101h, Ubuntu 11.10

My ethernet connection is very slow (it was also with 11.04). It works fine with another PC with XP. Also, WIFI is OK in Ubuntu. I've checked several help pages, but nothing seems to work: The ...
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Random disconnects with an Atheros AR5008

For the most part my Wireless network works perfectly fine. But about once a day, at random times I get disconnected and the key ring authentication for my wireless pops up. All of the correct ...
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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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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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ath error - Could not stop RX, DMS failed to stop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on an Asus EeeBox PC (EB1012P) using Unetbootin to create a bootable live USB. I didn't notice any errors or ...
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Slow and unresponsive wireless on an Atheros AR5212

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my home desktop and am having problems with the wireless network. It actually makes the connection, but it is so slow and unresponsive it is unusable. My wireless network ...
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Slow wireless with an Atheros AR928X [closed]

I have problems with PB Easynote TJ65 and Ubuntu 11.10. The wifi connection is slower compared to 11.04.... annoying during live video streaming (TV, etc...) Could you help me, please? Here some ...
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Frequent disconnects using wlan AR9285

I'm getting a large number of disconnects from my wireless when I switched to oneiric server (I did not see these happen with oneiric desktop) from my AR9285 wireless LAN device. Here is the syslog ...
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Problems with D-link Dir 600 and my AR9285 wireless card [closed]

Since yesterday, when I upgraded Ubuntu to 11.10, I've had a very slow wifi connection. My route is a D-Link Dir 600. With Ubuntu Natty all worked fine. In fact on the same netbook, I have Linux ...
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How do I install a driver for an Atheros AR9285?

How to install the driver for Atheros AR9285 in Ubuntu 11.10. Still no package for 11.10 according to this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Atheros/AR9285 Here is the output of ...
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Wireless doesn't connect after suspend on an Asus K52F

I'm on an ASUS K52F running Ubuntu 11.10 with the AR9285 wireless card. Wifi works acceptably before suspending, after it doesn't show any networks. the only solution I've found is a full reboot.
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“Wifi hardware switched off” on an HPG61 (Atheros 9285)

Yesterday I upgraded my Ubuntu Natty to Oneiric on my notebook HP G61 (wifi card Atheros ar9285). When I start on normal mode wifi dont work: menu under tray-icon says; "Wifi hardware switched off". ...
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How to disable a laptop's built-in WiFi NIC when using a PCMCIA one?

I have a weak (having to reconnect frequently) "Intel Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300" built-in WiFi module in my Dell E5500 laptop and prefer to use a PCMCIA "Atheros AR5008" instead. On Windows I just ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 wireless card working?

Hi I have a Sony Laptop with Sandy Bridge chipset. I installed the new version of Ubuntu 11.10 because of I read that this release should have support for this chipset. In fact, almost all devices of ...
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Cannot change soft block setting to “no” for AR9287 Wireless Network

My wireless works, but I have to right click the network manager applet and enable wireless on every boot which is annoying. This is the output of rfkill normally: x@Triela:~$ rfkill list 0: ...
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Why does my wifi randomly disconnect?

Happens sporadically, in 5-20 minute intervals; as soon as I reconnect to my school's network (sometimes requires re-authentication), it works fine until the next failure. When plugged into ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 working?

I've just decided to jump into the world of Ubuntu, so far I encountered no problems until I tried to connect to my wireless network. I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop, Acer Aspire 5333-2880, which has ...
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My netbook freezes everytime i turn on WLAN on Ubuntu

Everytime i try to use WLAN connection on my netbook (Asus Eepc) my Natty freezes and i'm forced to restart and use my ethernet connection... How can i resolve this? I've an Atheros board.
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What can I do about rsync of large files killing my laptop's wifi connection

When I run a rsync to backup my home folder over the network like so: rsync -avhz --progress --delete /home/dbdean/ david@tv.local:/home/backups/david/ I seem to have problems with my quite large ...
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SSHFS hangs during file copy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System freeze caused by ath9k driver I use sshfs to handle transfers between servers, but have been running into problems since installing 11.04. I'm not sure if the ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9287 working?

I'm running Windows 7 normally on my Acer laptop, and it works like a charm. However, whenever I boot up Ubuntu, the network card doesn't even seem to exist. I've looked for hours for a solution, to ...
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WiFi too slow with an Atheros AR928X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card? Hey guys! I've updated my Ubuntu 10.10 and since then, with 11.04, i've notice that my wifi connection is too ...
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Atheros AR2413 not working after upgrade [closed]

I do not know much about networking, so I need some help here. I have used Ubuntu since 8.04 and my WiFi has worked ever since. I upgraded to 11.04 today. After first boot (with a LiveCD) my the ...
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System freeze caused by ath9k driver

I have had this issue with 10.04, 10.10, but I was able to solve it by custom compiling the driver from recent sources. And I had to re-compile, very painfully, whenever there was a kernel update. ...
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Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card?

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, my internet connection is as slow as hell. I have tested my other 10.10 machine and it is just as quick as the first one was. What has happened? Why is ...
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No wireless after resuming from suspend?

When I resume my computer from suspend it doesn't want to connect to any wireless connection. It looks like it is connecting, but after a while it asks me to retype a password for wireless connection. ...
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Atheros Wifi works on one desktop computer but not another

My Wifi card worked on my old desktop fine but is not working whe I moved it to my new one. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C network -network UNCLAIMED description: Ethernet controller ...
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Wireless on an Atheros AR9285 is slow and disconnects

I installed Ubuntu on my notebook yesterday. All right except wi-fi connection. I found wi-fi network (based on D-link dir-300) and connected. But it works too slow and disconnect every 1-3 minutes. ...