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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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“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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Wireless not working - ASUS X450J - Qualcomm Atheros [duplicate]

I just did a clean install, overwriting my old Windows. I'm pretty much a novice and don't know where to start. I've tried reading a few answers that seemed relevant but find it all a bit confusing, ...
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Wifi issues on laptop after update

This issue is driving me nuts. I have a HP laptop with an Atheros wifi built in adapter. I have had Windows on this machine for a long time and everything worked fine, so I decided to try out Ubuntu ...
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atheros wireless ar9285 driver

I have been having problems with wireless on Ubuntu 10 and above, Mint 11 and above. The problem is in the driver for the wireless... I can see that there is no driver installed and yet it works but ...
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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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How do I create a system file /etc/modprobe.d/ath9k.conf?

I have NO IDEA about Linux. My wireless adapter (atheros) will not work - I've tried extensive troubleshooting with @danatela (bless his/her heart) here: Wireless not working - ASUS X450J - Qualcomm ...
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AR9285 Wireless network problem Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Lenovo Ideapad using the live USB. My problem is that I cannot connect to my wireless network. My wireless adapter is recognized as Atheros Communications Inc ...
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Wireless network adapter stays hard blocked

I recently installed Ubuntu for the first time and I really like it. But there is one problem I can't get rid off: my wireless adapter stays harblocked. So the option enable wifi in the network menu ...
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Problem with laptop dell 3537: the wifi stop working

I bought a laptop dell 3537. I make the updates and after that the wifi stops working. This is my wifi card: 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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HP Probook 4520s mobile broadband

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 but it doesn't see the mobile broadband on my HP Probook 4520s. I don't know linux very well and have no idea what to do. The internal modem is Qualcomm Atheros AR9285. ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter not working on Ubuntu 13.10

Solution 1 Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows. I have an Atheros AR9485 adapter. It worked well for a few weeks and now won't work anymore although it still works for ...
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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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Internet and perhaps even wireless connection gets disconnected intermittently

I am new to Ubuntu. I bought a Dell 3537 - preloaded with ubunbtu. After, upgrading to the latest updates, my wifi stopped working. I found https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...able/v3.9-rc4/ and ...
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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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ath9k driver suddenly doesn't see channel 13 anymore

Suddenly, after upgrade to Linux kernel 3.11.0-19, my wireless card with the ath9k driver is no longer seeing the 13th channel, even though it worked fine for the last year and half. It also still ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts wifi works fine for install but once I reboot I get hardware switch is turned off

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 lts on an ASUS laptop. At the beginning of the install it recognizes my wireless adapter and I am able to connect. Everything works fine all the way through the install. ...
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Network Manager showing nonsense after update (March 2014) [12.04.4 LTS (3.5.0-47-generic i686)] [closed]

After my recent update, Network Manager is showing this: My question is: How to fix this? How to remove additional(cloned) wireless device? Is there a config file for this? The icon is showing "no ...
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Atheros AR9462 WiFI very unstable & package loss

I'm having severe issues w/ package-loss and a generally bad connection w/in a WiFi-network at my uni. I'm usually encountering a package loss of ~50% and aborting connections which makes working w/ ...
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wifi doesn't work on lenovo G500 with ubuntu 13.10

I have been using ubuntu for more than 10 years but this is first time I could not get around an issue with a solution. Any help would be great as I have tried everything available that I found on the ...
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hostapd does not create a wifi network [closed]

I'm trying to setup a wireless AP to share a wired internet connection over Wi-Fi. It's a newly built PC, and at first I thought that the wireless card might be defective, however everything works ...
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Wireless network always disconnect after 30 minutes

I've recently installed xubuntu 12.04 on an old eeepc 1005PXD and everything seems good except the wireless network that keep disconnecting after approximatively 30 minutes of use. Here it's the ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s)

Recently I took a lenovo g500s laptop. the product id is LENOVO_MT_20245. after the installation, it could not recognize LAN network adapter. After googling I found out that it has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Wifi only works after turning the PC to standby (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a PC on which I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 in dual-boot with Windows 8.1. My problem is when I start the PC on Ubuntu, wifi doesn't work, but if I put my computer in standby then I get it out ...
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Wifi connection problem with Atheros AR9485 problem

I'm currently working in 13.04. The network manager indicates that the WIFI is always connected. However, the Internet connection only last a few seconds and then it disconnects. The problem only ...
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Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Card Doesn't Work After Updating

Today I bought my first laptop with Ubuntu installed. Everything was working until i decided to make the Update. I used the update manager, installed all the update, but then my wireless stop ...
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No network drivers after ubuntu netinstall

After a minimal/net installation of Ubuntu 13.04 (mini.iso) both drivers for wifi and wired network are missing. Wired: Atheros 8131 I did some research here and it seems to compile the needed ...
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can't manage to get the ath9k driver working on laptop (wifi adapter atheros AR9285, ubuntu 12.04)

im trying to get aircrack working i get this when using the airmon-ng start wlan0 command. root@ubuntu:/home/bryan# airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, ...
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ath9k 802.11n 300Mbps at low speed

I'm testing my new home 802.11n network. router - slax 7, kernel 3.8.2, AR9382 mini pci-e (sparklan WPEA-121N) wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"xyz" Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.412 GHz ...
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Wireless in 13.10 or similars doesn't work!

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10, I tried to connect wireless but It didn't detect any network. This is what happens when I check my wireless: :~$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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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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constant authenticationpassword for WiFi and not finding server on

Ubuntu 12.04.03 needs constant authentication password for WiFi and not finding server on hp pavilion g6 i3 core 64bit. I had Atheros AR9285 802.11 b/g Wifi adapter and Realtek PCIe FE Family ...
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University wifi quietly disconnects on AR9285 [duplicate]

I have trouble with Ubuntu 13.10 on my university wifi. I connect, and it works fine for five seconds to five minutes, then the connection quietly disappears. It does not indicate that anything is ...
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Can't connect to network with TL-WN722N (AR9271) USB adapter

I already tried couple guides to solve my problem, but still I am not able to connect with my TL-WN722N to wifi network. Device is up and recognized. joe@G580:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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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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ASUS Z87 Pro Bluetooth not finding other devices with 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a machine with ASUS Z87 Pro motherboard, which ships with it's "Wi-Fi GO!" wireless networking built in, which is based on a Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Can't connect to or see my wifi ssid

Today I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. I am unable to see my home SSID or even connect to it. I've tried to connect as a hidden SSID but I always get prompted for authorization although my key ...
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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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AR9485 biiiig problem

i really need help guys , i have a Samsung NP300E5X ,with wireless hardware ath9k AR9485 ,, i am different of all the problems i read ,mine work really fine , and connect easily to wifi routers , but ...
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Can't control connection bit rate using iwconfig with Atheros TL-WN821N (AR7010)

I'm trying to reduce the connection bit rate on my Atheros TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 usb wifi adapter due to frequent instability issues (reported connection speed goes down to 1Mb/s and I have to ...
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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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drivers for atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 wireless cardh

Today i bought my new dell laptop with ubuntu 12.04 Lts installed.Everything was working fine untill i installed all the updates with the update manager and my wireless card (atheros QCA9565 / ...
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“no Adapters found” for Bluetooth in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but the Blueetooth assistant is showing: no adapters found on clicking any functionality such as "set up new device". I have unblocked Bluetooth using rkfill command. ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - No wireless networks detected

I made a bootable usb of ubuntu 13.10 to try it before installing. Right from the start no wireless networks are being detected or shown in the list. I don't have a wired connection. "Enable ...
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Wired and Wireless both are unclaimed on Alienware 18x

I just got my new Alienware 18x and I have installed Ubunt 12.04 (12.04.3) on my system. But unfortunately my wired and wireless both are not working. I am posting here output of all the important ...
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Command Not Found when running 'svn'

I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 from a usb drive. I am having issue with my wifi connection. I tried to update the network adapter but ran into this problem with the svn command. sudo svn checkout ...
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The Atheros AR8161 alx.ko slow with 3.11.0-14

When I boot my machine with the 3.11.0-14 kernel configuration my ethernet card is very slow. I talk about less than 1/3 of the speed when I boot de machine with the 3.11.0-13 kernel configuration. ...
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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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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 ...