Chipset found in several different wireless device manufacturers

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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How can I install the Atheros AR8161 drivers without an internet connection?

Following this question How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? To be able to compile I need some packages. Is there any "bundle" of the required packages ...
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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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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 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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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 doesn't work

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my Acer Aspire 4349 with AR9485 wireless network adapter. The wired connection works fine, but I can't connect to wireless. The enable wireless tab is not listed on ...
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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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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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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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Cannot connect to password protected wireless networks on a Samsung NC20

My problem is pretty much a duplicate of wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional but there was no proper answer there and I couldn't ...
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Windows Blue Screen Like Problem in Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

Facing this weired problem in ubuntu 13.04. Even after upgrading to 13.10 the problem exists. Its appear like windows blue screen. Suddenly this screen appears. I had to push the Powerbutton for ...
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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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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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Which Country Has All Wifi Channels Open? [closed]

As in US , we can't use anything above 11, which country has all channels available for use on Wifi?
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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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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 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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“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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Intermittent Internet connection using wireless LAN, Acer Aspire S3, Ubuntu 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire S3 running Linux Mint 14 / Ubuntu 12.10. The problem with my wireless is that it keeps disconnecting from the Internet for about 1 minute at a time. It does this every ...
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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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Wireless won't associate after 12.04 upgrade

I have a problem connecting to my wireless when I upgraded to 12.04 from 10.04. I have the Atheros 9285 card and it's using the ath9k driver. The failure is: [ 3262.329542] wlan0: authenticate with ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't connect to wifi after 13.10 update - Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0030] (rev 01)

I updated Ubuntu to 13.10 last night and wifi was working fine until I went to wake up my computer this morning and no WiFi connection. I am on a iMac with Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network ...
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Wake-On-LAN 13.04 problems

I've been trying to get WOL to work for weeks on my Ubuntu server 13.04 install but it just doesn't seem to work. I notice when I suspend the server with "sudo pm-suspend" or via the desktop gui, ...
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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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How to install ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection?

How do I install the ethernet driver on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with working wireless connection? goutham@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Update drivers for TL-WN851ND

Today I bought a new PCI wireless card, TP-Link WN851ND, with Atheros AR9227 chipset. It has 2 antennas and is compatible with Wifi N so I thought it would improve the quality of the signal. But ...