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Wifi configuraton on ubuntu 14.04 or wifi not working with ubuntu 14.04

I'm in my universtiy and they provide WIFI privileged with a unique username and password, now I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, turned on wifi, given my username and password but I couldn't configure ...
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How to completely reset ubuntu networking settings?

I would like to reset my network settings and services entirely as if starting from scratch. I had recently installed Ubuntu a few days ago, and deleted a important boot file. After installing Ubuntu ...
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Wifi does not work with internet

I just cretaed a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu. My Wifi works properly in windows, but it does not let me go on the Internet when in Ubuntu. DHCP seems to work since I apparently received a 192.168.1.3 ...
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I can't connect using ssh or mpd when on wireless network

My 13-04 works as expected when ethernet is connected, but when it's on wifi, I can't reach the machine from other machines on the network. My plan is to use it as a music player from android and ...
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Copy wireless configuration between clients

We have a group of kiosk-type machines that we are configuring and we would like to have wireless as an option as some of the locations do not have the luxury of an ethernet wall jack. We are using ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Network Configuration

I recently bought a new Linksys E3200 router, and after much trouble, got it working, but I can only connect to it via Static wireless settings in my Connections Manager. I want it to be DHCP ...
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How can I get my laptop's hardware configuration?

I would like to to see all parts of my Dell laptop, especially my wireless card (but including other information other like CPU and GPU). I tried some commands in the terminal as root but I didn't ...
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Configure a network card on public IP and Wifi usb dongle on LAN

I have an Ubuntu Server running on 12.04.1 LTS with the GUI installed too. My server has an internal gigabit ethernet card which is configured to serve a web app on a Public IP. At this point I did ...
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(Solved) ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set channel 2: mac80211_setchannel() in Kismet and Ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my computer with an Atheros AR5007 wireless card. I want to use Kismet but when I run it it starts displaying the message: ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set ...
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How to change wlan0's channel

When setting the channel to wlan0, I get an error: SET failed on device wlan0 ; Device or resource busy. I tried to shutdown wlan0 by: sudo ifconfig wlan0 down and wlan0 did not appear in the ...
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Configuration of the Network Manager via DBus: how to set the ad hoc mode

I have an hard nut to crack: a nice bottle of italian Chianti wine to the solver! :) To automatically configure WiFi, I first have to kill the Network Manager and than activate the WiFi via the ...
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Wireless configuration using /etc/network/interfaces documentation

I followed the tutorial here and was able to properly configure my network: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202834&page=181 I know of the documentation in ...
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how to share WIFI internet to lan port?

i have installed 11.10 Ubuntu i have internet in mobile then create hospot for access internet in laptop... now main thing is that how can i share that to lan(eth0). Path of internet Mobile WIFI ...
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How to avoid trying to connect to a stranger's network with known SSID?

My Laptop knows an access point of my uncle's place. He is using a standard one given by the ISP, e.g. FRITZ!Box 6360 Cable. Alas, at my home there is also an access point with the same SSID. Ubuntu ...
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How to find which WiFi frequencies are being used the most near by?

We have a lot of WiFi connections nearby and I'd like to know which band has the least interference. I'd like to to know how many connections are on each band and pick the best to configure my router ...
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Prevent/stop wpa_supplicant from starting

wpa_supplicant seems to somehow be auto started at boot. # ps auxwww |grep wpa root 915 0.0 0.0 28824 1232 ? S 17:36 0:00 /sbin/wpa_supplicant -u -s How do I disable this ...
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What do I need to have GUI to auto detect & connect to Wireless Network

I am on LXDE + Minimal Ubuntu for sometime. I am lost at how to troubleshoot or connect to Wireless networks. So I am looking for a GUI tool, perhaps light-weight & relatively easy to use, that ...
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How can I make NetworkManager ignore my wireless card?

I do not want NetworkManager to list or manipulate my wireless card. Can I hide its interface from NetworkManager somehow? I have tried adding this in /etc/network/interfaces, iface wlan0 inet ...