Chipset found in several different wireless device manufacturers

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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 ...
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Will an Atheros AR928X work with WPA2?

Basically I need only the answer to above question. Please think of that I am new to linux. For further explanation here is the full story: I have the following problem. My friends notebook (Vista) ...
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Atheros AR9285 does not work on 11.10

I have installed the 11.10 and everything went smoothly. The wifi card was automatically detected and connected to my wifi network, downloaded all the required files. But after the restart, I can't ...
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How do I get a TP Link TL WN722N wireless card working?

I recently built a barebones machine (shuttle SH67H3), installed Oneiric (64-bit) and everything was great (no wireless card but wired connection was fine). Now our router has changed locations and ...
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wlan0 does NOT show up on iwconfig [closed]

OS: UBUNTU 11.10 HW: SDIO WiFi dongle with Atheros AR6103 module PCI to SDIO adapter board Problem: The system does not recognize the WiFi dongle although the adapter board is sensing the dongle ...
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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 ...