Chipset found in several different wireless device manufacturers

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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. ...
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Cannot connect to a Wifi network chipset AR9287 [closed]

After updating my newly installed ubuntu 10.10. I can't connect to the wifi network anymore although it is showing it. Tried to install manufacturer driver INF file via ndiswrapper only makes things ...