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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to use WPA security when using laptop as hotspot with an Intel 3945ABG

When I use my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 as hotspot, I am only allowed to use WEP security instead of WPA. I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows on this laptop and when I use Windows to create 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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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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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 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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Downloads killing internet on my home network

I am currently having a problem with my wireless. Whenever I try to download anything it kills the internet for every other application(tabs within the same browser, browsers on other computers on the ...
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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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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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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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Can't connect to a wireless WPA2 network with group cipher CCMP from a T40 laptop with ipw2100

I have got the following problem. I am trying to connect my Ubuntu machine to a wireless network (WPA2 Personal). I am sure that I am providing the correct key, however I am not able to connect to the ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG drops wireless and forgets wireless pass key every 10 seconds

Long time ubuntu user here. I usually use www.ubuntuforums.org but i thought I would something here. Anyway i recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 with my Lenovo x61s laptop. Immediately after ...
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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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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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Fixed wireless then bluetooth stopped working

I've tried doing a recovery, deleted unnecessary packages. I'm a bit baffled because after updating the kernel to include the new Intel 7260 driver (to get the wifi working) Bluetooth worked a few ...
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Lenovo T431s and and wireless don't play nicely

I just unboxed a lenovo T431s and installed ubuntu 12.04.2. Everything went smoothly, but the wireless never came up. I'm pulling a a dhcp properly with NM on my wired connection, but ifconfig ...
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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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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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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 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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Lenovo IdeaPad z570 wireless adapter isn't working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

So, the anamnesis: Machine: Lenovo IdeaPad z570 WiFi-adapter: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 $ uname -a $ Linux username-Ideapad-Z570 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 ...
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Does the iwlwifi Wifi driver for intel cards support AP mode?

Ok from my research so far, there is a driver that intel works on for its newer cards called iwlwifi. there's also iwlagn and I am unsure if they are the same? Anyway, do any of them support AP mode ...
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kUbuntu 12.10 - Wireless problems with Centrino N-100

I installed kUbuntu 12.10 on my DELL XPS L501X laptop. I cant figure out how to enable my wireless connection. I have Windows 7 and the wireless is functional. Can anyone help me ? Here is a list of ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 recognizes wireless, but does not connect (Intel Centrino -N 1000)

here is my problem, I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and everything went great, but when I try to connect to any wireless network it keeps connecting and after a while it says "Wireless Network ...
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Disconnects on a Latitude e6410 with Centrino 6200 wireless

Sometimes the wireless connection is disconnected and turned off the computer must do to correct it. A full update was done to try and fix this, and I searched many forums for this problem but i ...
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Need to manually enable wireless networking on a Centrino N 6200

When I run Ubuntu automatic connected to wireless network but cannot connect to Internet till I do Disable then enable networking, Please I need solution for this issue, Help. I get this output when ...
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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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Can't modify Intel wireless settings due to “FATAL: Module iwlagn not found.” error

I upgraded my machine to 13.04 this morning, and now it won't connect to my Wifi. Here's the history: I installed Ubuntu on my Windows machine using Wubi back in Version 11.10. The Wifi didn't work ...
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Problem with connecting to some of wireless networks in ubuntu 12.10

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my lenovo ideapad Y570, and i have a big problem with connecting to some of the wireless networks. So, the one at my home is working just fine, as well as my ...
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Wifi will not connect with an Intel Wifi Link 1000

I have an HP dv7t-6100CTO laptop. I have linux ubuntu 12.04 lts dual booted. The specs of my laptop are: - i7-2620m dual core (2.7 ghz) processor - intel wifi link 1000 bgn wireless card I am having ...
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Wireless connection slow on a Dell Studio with an Intel Centrino N 1000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless with WEP extremely slow on an Acer Timeline 4810T with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000 I have a Dell Studio, and just installed via CD the 12.04 LTS version. The ...
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Slow internet with a Dell Inspiron 1525 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very slow connection on an Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN Compared my internet speed against a Windows laptop via speed test and noticed a huge difference. Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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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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Downgrading iwlwifi

I asked this question, but I'm becoming more and more certain that my problem stems from a faulty iwlwifi firmware version. Rather than muddy the water there, I'd like to ask if it's possible to ...
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WiFi stops working after a while in Lenovo ThinkPad W520 (Ubuntu 12.04)

After several minutes(I do not know how many) there is no internet connection on my laptop via Wi-Fi.Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected neither there is a signal ...
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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 7260 after kernel update

After every kernel update, will I need to redo everything from the answer here? The reason I ask is because last night the kernel update but the wifi no longer works unless I load the previous ...
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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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How do I make the LED stop blinking during network activity with an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN?

I have a hp laptop. It has a network switch that allows to disable wireless networking. It is blue when working, orange when not working. At least, that's what it was with 10.04. Now it is blue when ...
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Network manager keeps asking for login information with a Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless card

I am having problems with wireless connections when I start my computer back up from standby after a while of it being in standby, and sometimes regular power up from full off as well though less ...
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Few problems on Dell xps 15 L502 (screen brightness, bluetooth, wi-fi power management problems)

I am running ubuntu 11.10 32bit in my dell xps L502. Working well except for a few problems. Blue tooth always turned on reboot,I would like to turn it off always. Screen brightness is not saved. ...
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Wireless 2915ABG not working on a Dell XPS M140

i installed ubuntu 11.10 and i am trying to connect my laptop through wifi. but the wireless isn't working. my wilreless is: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2915ABG [Calexico2] Network Connection (rev ...
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iwl3945 vs. iwlwifi, what are the differences?

Is there a different Wifi driver to try or do I have the 'best' one already? I have a stock installation of Ubuntu Natty (11.04) on a HP Laptop with this Network controller: Intel Corporation ...