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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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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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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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“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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Very slow connection on an Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN

So my wi-fi card is a Intel 5100 AGN and so far doesnt works. if anyone managed to make it work give me any hint. Ubuntu user :) tried disabling ipv6 - no result
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How do I fix slow wireless on Intel wireless cards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix slow Wi-Fi on Thinkpads or other machines with Intel wireless cards? After hours of searching the Internet for a solution for extremely slow WiFi connection ...
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How to stop constantly blinking Wifi LED?

I have a Dell E6510 and after installing Ubuntu and connecting to a wireless network, my Wifi LED keeps blinking all the time, probably in response to traffic. This is really annoying because it ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG stopped working

my wlan works right after i installed ubuntu 11.04, after several hours it just stop detecting my wlan. my wlan is an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan} Network Connection (rev 02). i downloaded ...
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Slow wireless with an Intel 4965

I just installed 12.04LTS and the wifi became extremely slow. When I booted back to windows the wifi became normal again. This happened the first time when I upgraded 10.10 to 11.04, so I stopped ...
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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 with WEP extremely slow on an Acer Timeline 4810T with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000

I've upgraded an Acer Timeline 4810T to Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine except for the darn wireless interface (network manager). I just tested the wireless interface over a non-encrypted signal ...
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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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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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Wifi losing connection, weak signal, Intel 7260 adapter

I yesterday upgraded from Windows to Ubuntu 15.04 but I have problem with my wireless adapter Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 73). It randomly loses internet connection. Restarting adapter always ...
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Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode: Intel centrino N1000 Wireless

I am a new Ubuntu user and have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook with an Intel Centrino N1000 Wireless Card. All I want is to set my netbook as wifi hotspot for my android ...
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Wifi for Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel Corporation (HP pavillion dm4 - 2070us) is not working

I have a hp pavillion dm4-2070us in which has an Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000. The problem is that my computer doesnt show the wireless networks after i upgraded my system to ubuntu ...
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How do I get wireless working on an ASUS Notebook U56E?

On version 11.04 Ubuntu I have access to my Wifi, but after I upgrade to 11.10, I can never get wifi at all. If I'm wired then it works, but if I'm not then it doesnt work.
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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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Frequent deauthentication from Wifi (Reason: 6) in a Centrino Advanced-N 6230 [Rainbow Peak]

For a few days now, my wifi is getting disrupted every few minutes. I use a 'vanilla' Ubuntu installation (i.e Unity, NetworkManager etc.). After an hour or so, the connection gets severed completely ...
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How can I troubleshoot problems with an Intel wireless card?

How can I troubleshoot the issue? Problems range through: Poor connection speeds Dropped connections Failure to connect Seemingly random disconnects Poor range Card is stuck in hardware ...
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Ubuntu doesn't reconnect to WiFi unless I reboot

I am dual-booting my laptop going between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Initially, I can connect to WiFi, but if I get disconnected for some reason, or if I restart my router, Ubuntu won't reconnect ...
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Wireless connection with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000 won't last longer than 20 seconds

My laptop is a Lenovo Sl510. It will ask me for my network key and after inputting it, it will drop after about 20 seconds, and ask for the key again, and continuously do this. I never had any ...
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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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How to get Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000 working?

Initially wireless did not work - it would find wireless and would start connecting, but it would just keep prompting for the password and never connected. I found this proposed fix on LinuxMint.com ...
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That pesky Intel Centrino wireless N + WiMAX 6150 wireless card

I'm new to Linux and just got Ubuntu 12.04 up and running on my ASUS laptop last night. Aside from the wireless everything seems to be working. The card is able to recognize networks but cannot make ...
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Unstable wireless with Intel 7260 + iwlwifi after upgrade to 15.04

My wifi connection has gone unstable and I suspect it has something to do with upgrading to 15.04. I am working on a Lenovo Yoga 2 (not pro) laptop. The wireless card is Intel 7260, the driver is ...
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Using Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) in Ubuntu

My Thinkpad X1 Carbon apparently supports Intel WiDi. I believe this should, in theory, allow me to share my screen with my Sony Bravia TV which supports Miracast. Is it possible to make use of ...
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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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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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Wireless doesn't work on an HP Pavillion DV6000 with an Intel 3945abg

So I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my HP Pavillion DV6000 and my wireless will not connect. I been searching all over the Internet for answers so this is my last resort. Nobody can quite figure it ...
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Can't find Intel Wireless-N 1000 after waking from sleep

I've tried a lot of proposed solutions, most of them adding files to /etc/pm/config.d, as well as WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225 and nothing has worked. hardware ...
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How do I get an Intel Ultimate 6300-N working?

First off I upgraded my Wifi card from a ralink to a Intel Ultimate-N 6300 and also had to install a Modded bios so the computer would accept the wifi card. I can get my wifi to connect in Windows but ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless N 1000 doesn't work on a Lenovo Z560

I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and my Wifi has stopped working. I have a Lenovo Z560 that has Intel centrino wireless-N 1000. I have searched various threads having similar problems for a ...
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My wireless card is stuck on channel -1 when I'm trying to use aireplay-ng

I have an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6200 (rev 35). I've put my card into monitor mode, started airodump-ng, etc. Even if I set my channel to 6 (happens to be the one of my access point) ...
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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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INtel 3956ABG WPA wireless not working on Thinkpad T60

I recently upgraded my Thinkpad T60 from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10. My wireless worked on 11.04 without a problem. Using 11.10, it detects all the wireless networks available, but will not connect to it. ...
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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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Wireless connection keeps dropping with an Intel 3945ABG card

After updating to 11.10 from 11.04, my wireless connection keeps dropping off from time to time. Now, I already experience this problem when I was using 10.04 (the workaround back then was to ...
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What's going on with my wireless?

The WiFi on my Acer laptop (it's a 3810TZ, with Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000) works flawlessly on Ubuntu 11.04. On 11.10, it's continually up and down, and it fills the system log with ...
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Centrino Wireless-N 1000 takes forever to connect and keeps asking for password

A few days ago I started having this problem. When I tried to connect to any WiFi Connection it would stay connecting forever, and after a minute or so it would ask me for the password again. The ...
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Wireless disappeared after upgrading on top of a tweaked kernel

I upgraded my old machine, a Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo PI 1505, to 11.10 using the alternate DVD ISO. Wireless networking was working before the upgrade. Wireless networking worked during the upgrade. ...
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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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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 ...
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Wifi has trouble connecting/constantly disconnects in ubuntu

I am trying to connect to my uni's public wifi in ubuntu. After an initial attempt that is usually successful, the connection drops after a few minutes (sometimes < 1). After that future attempts ...
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Wireless n-networks in Ubuntu 13.04 and WICD

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo E530 laptop, and found myself having trouble connecting to the company's wireless network which uses the n-standard. I have no trouble connecting to ...
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Wireless connection keeps losing connection

I'm having this annoying problem with my Ubuntu 12.04.1, upgraded from 10.04. The thing is that my wireless connection keeps going out of connection every 15-20 minutes, and sometimes I have to reboot ...
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Wireless dropping with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

a friend of mine has the same problem like many other users with Ubuntu Precise. With Ubuntu 12.04 wireless is dropping sometimes. He has to reconnect to the wifi SSID. This is the relevant output of ...
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Wireless on an Acer Aspire 1810T with an Intel 5100AGN works for less than a day, then stops working until reboot [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 1810t with an Intel 5100 AGN wifi card that has performed flawlessly on Ubuntu 10.04. I assumed the stellar wireless support would continue with 12.04 but ...
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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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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 ...