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What is causing my Intel 7260 bluetooth device to disconnect when I unblock it with rfkill?

SOLUTION: The problem appears to be that the Bluetooth module does not work well with xHCI in Linux. There is a BIOS setting labeled "XHCI PRE-BOOT MODE", which must be set to "Disabled". If it is ...
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Wifi Problems with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 on Ubuntu 12.04

So I have searched high and low and nothing seems to work. I bought this Lenovo p500 IdeaPad, got rid of Windows8 and threw Ubuntu 12.04 on here. My Centrino Wireless-N 2230 card seems to be giving ...
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very slow wifi after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

I upgraded yesterday from ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 and now my wifi connection is incredibly slow. ping google.com takes upto 270 ms with 46% packet loss edit: It appears that this issue is ...
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Intel wireless 7260 driver crashes, how do I work around it?

I'm having problems with the Wifi on my Xubuntu 13.10 and my new Lenovo X240 laptop. Sometimes the driver crashes. lspci|grep -i wi 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 wifi gets disconnected after some time

i'm using a dell laptop the wifi turns off automatically after some time and only if i restart the machine it work this happens very often I have already tried the MTU method it is in automatic ...
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What's wrong with my wireless?

I am having issues with my wireless connection. My connection is constantly disconnecting, then attempting to reconnect, reconnecting momentarily, then disconnecting etc. on times scales that range ...
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Very slow, intermittent WiFi speeds with 14.04 and Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the harddisk of a Lenovo Y650 Ideapad laptop. The wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]. Initially I could not connect to any ...
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Fresh install of 14.04 - now unable to connect to Unifi Access point (others work)

After installing 14.04 is can no longer connect to my Unifi Access Point (worked in 13.10 and works from windows on dual-boot machine). After a long pause, simply asks for password again. Syslog ...
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How do I get wireless Wake-on-Lan work with an Intel 5100 AGN?

How can I make a wireless wol with Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN from a hp laptop ?
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Bad wifi connection Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235

My Dell XPS 13 have a terrible connection and I have a limited range of where it will connect to my router(15-20ft). I have tried to turn off the power manager but it doesn't seem to make too much of ...
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Wireless Internet

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on an HP Pavilion dv 4000 laptop. It does not show any wireless networks to connect to. The computer has a switch on the keyboard to turn on wireless, but it doesn't ...
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Intel Wireless Dual Band AC-3160+Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I have downloaded iwlwifi-3160-ucode firmware to /lib/firmware, but don't know what to do next. The wireless connection starts, then stops to ask for password every 5 seconds. lspci -v 00:00.0 Host ...
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Wireless with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Samsung Series 5 530U3C-A0J and while Ethernet works, I am having trouble with wireless LAN. It manages to establish a connection to my router without any problems, but ...
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14.04 Wifi Unstable

Wifi will repeatedly cut out after an undetermined amount of time. I've read the Unstable wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04 but I don't want to disable N mode b/c I want the faster speed. I have ...
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Wireless not working on Dell XPS 17 after installing 12.04

I (linux newbie) have a Dell XPS 17 and tried to install Ubuntu 12.04. After installation all WLAN accesspoints near are detected. But I can not connect (but I am able to connect with other computers ...
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Wifi constantly dropping at Univeristy

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with the Intel 7620 AC card. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and while I'm at school my Wifi drops constantly. I don't experience this issue when I'm in Windows. I was ...
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No longer able to use WiFi, adapter Intel WiFi Link 5100, Ubuntu 12.04

Computer: Acer Aspire 7730. Only Ubuntu installed. Hi, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday and WiFi worked out of the box. But now the WiFi does not work anymore. It was after I did a sudo apt-get ...
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Wireless connection drops on Intel Centrino 6235

I am in a wifi network at school which has secure access and I have been using it for months now, but the problem started a few days ago. Every 3-5 minutes I lose internet access, but retain the ...
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Mobile Wireless access point keeps dropping

I have a Wireless access point on my phone that I've just set up. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 provided by ATT Wireless. When I first set it up, Network Manager recognized the access point and I ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch Lenovo Y40

I recently got a lenovo Y40 laptop and after i installed ubuntu 14.04 (also in the live usb) Wireless doesn't work. It says that it is disabled by hardware switch, however the hardware switch doesnt ...
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How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?

How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot? Point to be noted: Wireless hotspots aren't same as ad hoc networks. Significant difference is there. In short, ad hoc networks aren't ...
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Dell Inspiron N7110 Wireless Driver not working

I've been trying to figure out how to get my wireless driver to work since I installed Linux a month ago because Windows was crapping out on me. I'm new to Linux, so I'm unfamiliar with how to get ...
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“SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not possible due to RF-kill”?

I am getting this error as a part of this problem here but since this problem is totally different issue I think it is better to consider this issue separately. My wlan0 is down. When I try to turn it ...
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Hp pavilion G6 with intel wireless 1030, driver is loaded but hard blocked, and no wifi

This notebook wireless isn't working. I have loaded the correct driver, but I get a message that the device is hard blocked. If I press FN + F12 it will only Enable/Disable soft block. Below id ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless constantly prompts for password with Intel 7260 and backports 3.11

When I first got my laptop I had the same problem as described in No wireless for Intel Corporation 7260 version 63. I followed the instructions and everything worked perfectly for several months. A ...
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Intel Wireless 7260 card doesn't connect to WiFi sometimes

(Also posted in Reddit) I have a strange problem. My machine sometimes (more often no than yes) doesn't connect to my home wifi. I can connect to android devices hot spot easily. Windows machine ...
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Lost wireless connectivity after installing older kernel

I've successfully reinstalled the 3.13.0-27-generic kernel but now I don't have wireless connectivity. I know I did the last time I booted up with that kernel. HELP!?
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USB and Network adapters don't work after Ubuntu 14.04 fresh install. No ethernet, wifi, bluetooth, usb

After a failed upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (see), I fresh installed from a life usb. In the test system and in 13.10 usb and all my networks were working out of the box (bluetooth, ethernet, ...
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Wifi internet is not working in ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

My internet works properly for Windows. When I switch to Ubuntu through vmware the internet is not working. I have also installed virtualbox ,but there internet is working without any issues. I am ...
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Which iwlwifi firmware for Intel WiFi Link 5100?

After upgrading to 13.04 the wifi usually fails to find a network and after a while the network manager crashes. After some digging it looks like the iwlwifi firmware version for my PC Intel WiFi Link ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Centrino Wireless-N 130 (rev 34) dropping connection

I have just started using Ubuntu for the first time. My wifi connection keeps dropping (it never did in Windows). I have read various threads, but people say it's wireless card specific and I haven't ...
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Can't connect using PRO/Wireless 3945 ABG card with 12.04LTS

I can't connect to Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 12.04 with an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG card. What can I do? Every time I try to connect to a wireless router it keeps asking for a password and even though I ...
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Intel wireless 7260 does not work on Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo x240 laptop which has a Intel Wireless 7260. I don't know why the network connection does not show anything. Actually nothing comes up; no internet connection. ...
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Can an Intel Wireless 7260 work as Access Point?

Is there any way to make an Intel Wireless 7260 (rev 73) to work as Access Point? I couldn't find anything useful around. I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and under /lib/firmware there are: iwlwifi-7260-7.ucode ...
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Cannot connect to home wireless after upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10, still able to connect to my phone hotspot though?

I'm no longer able to connect to my home wireless since upgrading to 14.04, though my other devices still connect to it fine. The problem computer can still see all the available wireless SSID's, and ...
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Slow wifi after with Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak]

After upgrading from kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 suddenly my wifi connection is very slow. Ping times are varying from 200 up to 1500 ms to www.google.nl. When I connect my ethernet cable they drop to ...
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bad wifi connection with Lenovo X240 under Ubuntu 14.04 — intel wireless 7260

On my Lenovo X240 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything, including the LAN connection, works very smoothly except from the WiFi. The computer connects to a WiFi hotspot but after a few bytes ...
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Wireless 11A does not support on Lenovo L440 (Intel 7260)

After upgrade to 14.04, the Intel 7260 on Lenovo L440 does not support 11a support. It works well on 13.10. lshw -c network *-network description: Ethernet interface product: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Intel 7260 AC Wireless driver does not work properly

I have dell xps 13 developer edition with ubuntu 14.04. Actually when I bought the machine it came with ubuntu 12.04. Before upgrade to 14.04 the wireless driver was running perfectly. After upgrading ...
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No wireless for Intel Corporation 7260 version 63

I have a Dell XPS 12 running Ubuntu 13.10 and it doesn't appear to find it's wireless. I have tried the suggestions here but they made no difference peter@xps:/lib/firmware$ ls -l ...
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Driver for Intel centrino n-2230 with FRU 04w3765

I got fed up with my Lenovo e530's BCM43228 that didn't start working so I bought a special Intel centrino n-2230 04w3765 because of Lenovo whitelisting the wifi cards on BIOS. Now I faced a smaller ...
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Continuous deauthentication on a WPA Enterprise network (eduroam)

I have a Dell XPS13 9333 with Ubuntu 13.10 and a wireless interface Intel 7260. When I connect to the eduroam network at my university (WPA Enterprise, PEAP, MSCHAPv2, with CA), the connection works ...
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Intel Centrino slow speed (14.04)

First, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in a XPS 14 with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 wlan card. My wlan speed is terrible, I get 5.5~6MB/s using wlan, for comparison I have another notebook with Killer-N ...
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Wireless issue on Lenovo Thinkpad L540

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L540. It has problem with the wifi connection. When just booted it works then suddenly it drops the connection and cannot even see the wifi ...
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Weird Wireless Issue on 12.04

I am having this weird issue with my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless n130). If I restart the computer via the interface when it restarts it doesn't seem to recognize my wifi card. However when ...
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NetworkManager doesn't see my wireless card

System details: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, kernel is 3.5.0-45-generic, laptop is Dell Sputnik 3 XPS 13, wireless card is Intel Wireless 7260(rev 6b) I was having trouble connecting to my campus CS wireless ...
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How do you detect the firware version

I have an Intel Card N 7260 on my Lenovo. I would like to know if the firwmare version supplied by Ubuntu 13.10, is older or matching the upstream version . Could you tell me how to detect the ...
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older hp laptop with ubuntu on it won't connect to the internet?

i recently put ubuntu on my older laptop and this is the first time i've really used linux. It will let me connect to internet if i use ethernet but not wirelessly. How can i fix this?
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Intel 7260 works during installation but not after reboot

Before you hit dupe: I've already attempted the steps listed in No wireless for Intel Corporation 7260 version 63 question. I have the proper microcode loaded into /lib/firmware and I'm running ...