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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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Bluetooth not working with xHCI (USB 3.0) on Intel 7260 chipset in Asus UX301LA

I can't make my laptop's onboard bluetooth to work correctly and permanently without disabling xHCI from BIOS. Bluetooth is always shown as disabled after booting the computer. When trying to enable ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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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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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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How to create hostspot with Centrino Advanced-N 6200 wireless device?

I'm using Ap-hotspot script. but when I enter sudo ./ap-hotspot configure It say: Your wireless card or driver does not support Access Point mode Is there any way to change the device driver ...
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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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14.04 LTS, no network detected

So I'm going to explain my situation is a lot different then any I've seen on google, but maybe I'm just wording it weird? First off, I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 from terminal. (CD drive doesn't ...
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Troubleshooting a wireless connection 14.04.2

Where is the best place to submit / search information for wireless issues? I have a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 running in a System76 laptop. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.2. It ...
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Unstable wireless in Ubuntu 14.10

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10, my wireless connection is become unstable. Once every 2 or 3 minutes the network stops to work (i.e. I am unable to load any page), even if, according to the Network ...
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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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does WIFI work with dell wireless 1397 WLAN mini card?

i am going to install Ubuntu on my dell inspiron 1545 and i was wondering, does this card have Linux support?
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very slow wifi after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 [closed]

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 Centrino Advanced-N 6235 throughput

I have an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 [8086:088e] (rev 24) that is connected at 300mbit/s according to iwconfig. Using Windows 7 I get an average throughput of 11MB/s upload. On (K and ...
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How fix hostapd invalid/unknown driver 'nl80211' error?

I have Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 I installed hostapd from Ubuntu Software Center When I run this command hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf I got this: root@tarek-PC:~# hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf ...
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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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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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“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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Wifi Intel Centrino N-2230 not working on Dell Inspiron 17r SE on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had to reinstall my Ubuntu system because it was not working properly so I did with a USB installation and I kept my old /home. The Wifi was working good on my 14.10 system and even in Live CD but ...
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wifi signal fluctuates and disconnects

Version Of Ubuntu-14.04(64 bit) Laptop Maker: Dell Laptop Model: Inspiron 1525 wifi router: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] (32 bit) wifi signal fluctuates and disconnects ...
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Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak] disconnect every 10 minutes

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop machine. I use wifi to connect to the network. Everything works fine except that I am not able to access network after 15 minutes or so. I have to do ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260 can not connect

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install (kernel 3.13.0-44), fully updated (via wired connection) and with correct iwlwifi firmware driver (iwlwifi-7260-8). Lenovo ThinkPad S440. I can connect to the wireless ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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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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Install intel centrino wireless controller firmeware in linux-libre

I have the following wireless network controller: 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2200 [8086:0891] (rev c4) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino ...
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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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No success getting Intel AC 7260 wireless to work

I recently purchased an Asus 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop. NOTE: this machine does NOT have an Ethernet port! I am relatively new to Ubuntu, but it is essential that I get Ubuntu running on this machine ...
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wifi not connected with correct password 14.04 LTS on Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 130 (rev 34)

The Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 130 (rev 34) CONNECTS really good under Windows, but it DOESN'T under Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung NP300E5A, (same machine with 2 operating systems) I have ...
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No wifi connection for Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150

I am a new Ubuntu user; I recently switched over from Windows (pats self on back). However, I can't seem to figure out how to get my wireless connection to work. The only way for my connection to ...
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Centrino Advanced-N 6200 / Dell Studio 1569 Slow Internet

I'm hoping someone can help me here, it's a confusing problem. I've been having an issue with my wifi on my computer. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and my laptop is a Dell Studio 1569. What's weird is this ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch

Network manager shows the message "wireless is disabled by hardware switch" while three is no switch on the laptop to disable wireless. below is the lshw output which might help to get to the ...
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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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How to repair wi-fi, sound and printer in Ubuntu 14.04 after partition enlargement?

I cut 20 GB from the Windows partition and enlarged the Ubuntu partition from 10 GB to 30 GB. From that moment wi-fi stopped working, sound stopped working and it is not possible to print on a printer ...
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14.10 Wi-Fi connection problem

I recently started to experience problems with my Wi-Fi. I have Ubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4110. I recently began experiencing problems with my Wi-Fi. It would take randomly to stop and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAP Wireless

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced issues with Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAPs. We are a school district with a dense deployment of APs (essentially 1 per classroom). Using Ubuntu 14.04, we have ...
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Unable connect wifi with Ubuntu HP ProBook 350 g2 Intel AC 3160

Specifications: - Ubuntu 14.04 - Linux 3.13.0-37-generic The wireless driver is Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 $ iwconfig $ eth0 no wireless extensions. $ lo no wireless extensions. ...
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Getting no ACK after launching aireplay-ng

I want to deauthenticate a particular client with Aircrack-ng module. At first, I've put my adaptor in monitor mode by the following command airmon-ng start wlan0 It worked fine and added a mon0 ...
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Access point problem

:~$ sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device eth1 ; No such device. :~$ ethtool -i wlan0 | grep driver driver: iwlwifi :~$ lspci | grep ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless-N 7260 card dies randomly

On Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, after some up-time my wireless card stops working. Sometimes it helps to stop WiFi in the nm-applett (at the top right corner) and restart it to get a new connection to my WiFi, ...
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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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Wifi problems on Centrino Wireless-N 1030, replace it?

Recently I've switched from Windows to Ubuntu. I really love it, but one thing is a real pain: my wifi (Dell Vostro V131 notebook, Centrino Wireless-N 1030) isn't working most of the time with ...
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Weak WiFi signal

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook AH531 (I think wireless is Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030, 802.11 b/g/n) I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Previously I used Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7 on the ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 WiFi Hotspot

I have Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell XPS 15 L501x and have an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. In an older version could create a hotspot with my Laptop for my smartphone, but now it is not possible anymore ...
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Intel 3945ABG wifi sees only some networks

This is kinda strange. The router is set fine and I can see it from a Mac and from 2 mobile phones. Is WEP protected and not hidden or other tricks, as it comes from the box. My Ubuntu is 10.04 on HP ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect to WPA2 802.1x Enterprise Wifi [duplicate]

Recently I replaced the OS of my Samsung Smart PC Pro to 14.04, only to find that I cannot connect to my school's WiFi. The WiFi is PEAP authenticated with no CA certificate and requires the username ...
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Connectivity problems with Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN

I have a Toshiba Satellite A665-S5187X laptop with the Intel Wifi Link 1000 BGN wireless adapter. When running in Windows, it gives me no problems and works flawlessly. Whenever I try and use it on a ...
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Wifi very Slow with Intel Wireless 1000 N

ive trouble with my wi-fi connection. Browsed about 2 days here and didnt find a solution. My connection is about 300kb/s with a 16k dsl connection. ##### release ##### Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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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 ...