Chipset found in several different wireless device manufacturers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Not recognizing Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

I built my own computer about a month ago and loaded Windows 7 on it, and then decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on instead. It doesn't recognize my ethernet cable, and I cannot get any internet ...
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How to install network drivers in Dell Inspiron 5420?

I am using Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd gen). Wireless and wired works fine in Windows 7, but I do not get any in Ubuntu 12.04. lspci gives the following data: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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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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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 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 AR9485 wireless card working?

Recently i updated my 12.10 ubuntu, ever since i got this strange wifi internet problem. Net works fine on the initial boot, after couple of web requests from a browser or command line or any tool, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 boot hangs at purple screen when integrated NIC (ethernet card) is enabled in BIOS

Here's my weird problem, with a UEFI Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits installation on an Inspiron 14z ultrabook with an integrated Atheros AR8162 ethernet card (NIC). If the AR8162 card is enabled in BIOS, ...
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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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Wifi keeps prompting for password

Hey my wifi keeps prompting for the WPA2 password. Is there something that I need to do with Network Manager? Linux version 3.5.0-17-generic (buildd@roseapple) (gcc version 4.7.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro ...
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How can I get wireless to stop disconnecting on my ASUS X201E?

It will work for a while and then randomly disconnect. Its quite annoying, especially when streaming any sort of media. I have tried it on multiple networks and it happens regardless of network. At ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 wireless usb stick

A short time after accessing the internet, the browser/download times out. Before the timeout, the internet works OK briefly; afterwards, the wireless is still connected with a strong signal, but ...
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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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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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Can't connect to ethernet with Atheros AR8161 on Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have read most of the answers that seem relevant to this, but I thinlk my issue is different and I haven't found the answer. I have a new HP Pavilion HPE h8-1360t computer. It has Windows 7 and ...
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Network Card Atheros problem Ubuntu 12.10

I installed ubuntu 12.10 and my wireless card seem to have a lower performance compared to linux mint (any edition) - I mean it worked fine there. For example it cannot connect to a router placed in a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 / ...