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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 the same as ad hoc networks. There is significant difference between the two. In short, ad hoc networks ...
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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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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 /lib/firmware/...
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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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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 wireless 8260 - unclaimed network

I have a thinkpad yoga 14, and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Wireless isn't working. sudo lshw -c network has (for the relevant device): zck@my-computer:~/Downloads$ sudo lshw -c network *-...
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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 on ...
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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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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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How can I install Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 drivers?

First time trying Ubuntu and the wireless is not recognized. Can someone point me to directions how to install the wireless drivers? It is an Intel Dual Band Wireless - AC 3165. Thanks! kevin@kevin-...
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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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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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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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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 11....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unreliable wireless connection with an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230

I know there are many questions on this site about wifi issues but I have searched and can't see to find an answer to mine. So here is the deal, a few weeks ago my house got a new router and since ...
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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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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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Installing Intel iwlwifi firmware for UNCLAIMED Wireless 8260?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built PC. My motherboard is a Gigabyte H170N-WIFI and I am currently trying to get the wifi up and running on it. In terminal, when I run lshw -C network ...
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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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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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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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HP Pavilion x360 wireless problem

I got a new HP Pavilion 13 x360 and I'm having issues with wireless. I've poked around here and ubuntu forums, but no existing solution for my problem seems to exist. I've installed Ubuntu MATE dual ...
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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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What's the correct way to configure wireless connections in Ubuntu Server 15.10 with systemd?

With reference to this question (How do I set up a wireless connection after install Ubuntu Server 15.10? (systemd)), is there a canon way of configuring a wireless connection using systemd, because ...
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No wlan0 interface after uninstall Ubuntu 13.04

I am using Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 0578 Well. I made a very stupid mistake such that many important packages are deleted (Cause cannot connect to network , weather wire or wireless). Therefore , I ...
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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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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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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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Install Intel AC 8260 wireless drivers offline

As my laptop does not have Ethernet port, to set up wireless, I need to install drivers offline. My Ubuntu version is 14.04.3, and kernel version is 3.19.0-25-generic. Output of the command: lspci ...
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wpa_supplicant ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu Server on a spare computer with a broken graphic card, and I needed to setup my wifi. I thought No problem, I've done it before from the command line, in Arch Linux., only the ...
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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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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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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 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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Intel wireless not working at all

To start off I am very new to Ubuntu so when explaining do not use shortcuts please because I will not understand. So I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Hp Envy and the wireless card is not working. I ...
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Intel AC7260 wifi card disconnects and have to restart

I have a Dell XPS 9333 with Ubuntu 15.04 and Intel wifi card (ac7260). The wifi-ac connection is slow and it disconnects after couple of minutes (it varies). After the disconnect I have to reboot in ...