Questions about using Wireless connections in Ubuntu. This tag is not limited to Wifi only.

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wifi and bluetooth not detected on toshiba NB505

I am using toshiba NB 505 and have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wifi and bluetooth are not working. It is unable to detect and also does not start. please help.
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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Use live usb or iso as repository OR installing wifi drivers from Live USB

I've faced this issue numerous times: I make a fresh install, and it turns out that the proprietary drivers were not installed. Now I face a chicken and egg problem of trying to install the wifi ...
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no wireless after upgrading to 14.04, worked before upgrade

I have a Linksys ae2500 USB wireless adapter, which I successfully got working using all kinds of arcane sudo and ndiswrapper stuff in my previous version of Ubuntu. It looks like I've still got the ...
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How to install BCM4312 WiFi drivers?

I've got an HP 311 NVidia ion laptop with a BCM4312 WiFi card. What I already did: installed 14.04 by thumb drive looked for additional drivers; no additional drivers available download ...
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problem entering my wifi password

I had to reset my chromebook laptop to it's factory settings,which wiped everything I had saved.Now it is asking me for ssid network name and password.Would that be the password I set up for my ...
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Brother MFCJ435w wireless scanner won't launch, Ubuntu 13.4, Invalid argument error [on hold]

Re-installed scanner driver, can't get the wireless scanner to work
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How to install Idea 3GNet Setter in Linux

I've bought an Idea 3G Net Setter and they have provided "Linux driver" and these are the installation details: 2 Driver installation 2.1 Launch command line By using “ALT+F2”, input” ...
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Google lightning fast but all other sites painfully slow - ubuntu 12 lts -firefox and chromium wi-fi hotspot

Hi I am new to linux and have had a play with a few different distros (linux mint, ubunto 11, 12 and 14 and lubunto) over the weekend but I have a common problem I have found with browsing (happens ...
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Itermittent Loss of Wireless 14.04 dual boot on Mac

I'm very new to Ubuntu, but very excited to start learning it. First, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 currently on a mid 2011 MacbookPro on a dual-boot. Most of the questions I'm finding on here are ...
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Bluetooth doesn't working Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Bluetooth doesn't working ubuntu 14.04. It doesn't find my device phone. pleaze help me! p/s: my english bad Infomation: lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a WIFI-LAN-Router drops packets between LAN and WIFI

I would like beeing able to exchange packets between WIFI and LAN. My Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a lan-wifi-router has two physical Ethernet Ports (p4p1 and p5p1) as well as a WIFI Module ...
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How to install usb wifi adapter?

I'm new to linux environment and I'm using both latest Ubuntu and Lubuntu on my systems. I learned pretty much cmd lines but not every function they have. For example I can modify grub files using ...
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Updated to 14.04, can't connect to the wireless network

So I dug out my 5+ year old netbook, and updated the Ubuntu to release 14.04 (from 10.04) and now it can see the wireless connection and it says it connects to it, but it does not load any pages in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Issues connecting to Wifi with Asus USB-AC56

I recently installed the drivers for an Asus USB-AC56 WiFi adapter. I had success connecting using the instructions posted to How do I install an ASUS USB-AC56 WiFi adapter? I have since rebooted and ...
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no wifi after booting until suspend

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop no wifi connections were detected. After suspending then waking the system wifi networks became visible and I was able to connect. On subsequent suspensions ...
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Missing WIFI driver on ASUS X551MA laptop

The WIFI does not seem to work by default, and I cannot seem to find any resource online. Where would I start looking? Output of lshw looks as follows ubuntu description: Notebook product: ...
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No wireless network connectivity after installation

I am shamefully not the sharpest person when it comes to computers, so what on earth compelled me to do this on my own is beyond me. I installed Ubuntu through my thumb drive and now it is completely ...
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How to install WiFi driver?

I have a fairly new Gateway Tower. I couldn't play most games on it in Windows 7 so I suspected a glitch in the OS and installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. My WiFi still works on Windows, as that is ...
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Is this a bad wireless card?

I have been having a weird wifi card issue. First, the hardware details from lshw: product: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz wifi card: Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 ...
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WiFi disconnects few seconds after boot in 14.04

So, basically every time I boot into Ubuntu I have to manually unplug my WiFi wireless adapter and plug it after few seconds. After that It works fine. This is info about my wireless adapter: ...
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Problems with wifi driver?

My Wi-Fi driver, I think, is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it shows ...
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12.04LTS Wicd wifi Broadcom B43xx hangs at 'Validating authentication'

What should I look for in the terminal window in order to diagnose this? 12.04LTS Wicd connecting to wifi Broadcom B4301 hangs at 'Validating authentication' Earlier posts pointed to an issue with ...
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WiFi not working on dell inspirion 1520

so I have the broadcom mini WLAN card enabled bubthe only option I set is to connect an Ethernet cable or in my case use USB therthering on my phone there is no way to revert to windows because I ...
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Wifi connected but internet not working [duplicate]

There is problem with my wifi connection. Its shows as connected but still internet is not working. I tried making my mobile as hotspot then try to connect my laptop to it, it worked. So problem is ...
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Why is Wi-Fi from BSNL not working with Ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) on my system. BSNL Wi-Fi is not working; I mean Wi-Fi is detected, but I can not connect to it. When I use other Wi-Fi networks with the same ...
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How to fix unstable wireless internet connection with BCM4312?

I installed ubuntu 14. I'm having unstable wireless Internet connection with my BCM4312 card. It's connected and after few seconds it's gone. Please have a look at the wireless script. What can I do ...
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Slow wifi download speed Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Centrino 2030

I've been through a few posts, and the common solutions suggested there have not fixed my slow download speed issues. I'm not too good with diagnosing my issue, but I'll be sure to add more ...
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Connecting to Wi-fi [on hold]

Ok. So I am absolutely new to Ubuntu and I have the 10.10 version installed because the other versions wouldn't boot on my computer and every time I tried to boot them it would say missing operating ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14 on my Acer Aspire 4755G can't seem to install drivers. Help? [on hold]

So I bought a (relatively) new Acer Aspire 4755G. It didn't come preloaded with a OS so I thought it would be the best time to try out Linux. So I installed the latest Ubuntu and gave it a go. ...
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Wifi not resuming after suspend

Wifi worked fine on my dell inspiron e1505 with broadcom 4311 wifi. Since upgrading to 14.04, wifi does not work after resuming from (close-the-lid) suspend. If I then manually put it in suspend ...
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Can ubuntu be used to print from school networked printers?

I have looked through some questions but haven't found any direct answers- I am considering a Chromebook because of the cheap price, but not being able to connect to my school's networked printers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Ralink RT5372 slow and unstable speed

I have the usb dongle: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 148f:5372 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5372 Wireless Adapter Ubuntu is using the default RT2800 default driver. The speed of my RT5372 goes "up and down". ...
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Wifi not working - Broadcom b4312

And i have tried almost all the solutions to get my wifi work . I have compaq laptop with broadcom b4312 wifi adapter. I have tried installing bcmwl-kernel-source and then b43 drivers. The result for ...
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How to install Dlink dwa525 driver for ubuntu 12.04?

I just tried out the following steps to install the d-link driver. sudo apt-get update wget ...
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Wifi has trouble randomly disconnects in ubuntu Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 Touch Dual Mode 15.6” Notebook Intel Core i7-4500U and my wireless connection keeps disconnecting and the only way to reconnect it is to unplug my network ...
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Intel Centrino Wirelsess-N 1030 not getting connected on generic mode in ubuntu 14.04

I really need your help guys. I am very new to ubuntu. I am facing the weird problem in ubuntu. I tried upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 which I think I made a big mistake in my life. I have ...
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I want to install wifi card, but my additional drives is empty

Today, I install Ubuntu 14.04 version. And I want to connect my wifi. But the system cannot find my wifi card in the additional drivers, by the way my additional drivers window is empty. How to solve ...
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Start a second WiFi on laptop

I use standard Ubuntu 14.04 with network-manager. I am connected to a wifi with my second wlan1 card. How do I tell network-manager to let me configure my wlan0 card on my own with ifconfig? In ...
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Diconnected you are now offline

I have been using Ubuntu for about two weeks now. Originally I got the message Disconnected: You are now offline Showing just an outline of the wireless icon. A wired connection works fine however. ...
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Wifi drivers not working on Ubuntu 14.04

it shows the wifi connections but doesn't connect. It asks for authentication every few seconds. The wifi card is BCM43142 802.11b/g/n. It's written below "this device is not working". shows no ...
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WiFi connects to modem but no internet. Ubuntu 14.04.1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my HP Pavillion 17. I can connect to my router fine just get no internet connectivity. As soon as I plug in a ethernet cable all is fine *-network ...
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Wifi not working and adapter for bluetooth not found

There is GUI for bluetooth.But when I try to set-up new bluetooth device,it just pops up as No adapter found . Also when i execute "rfkill list all" command it doesn't show anything. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 connect to a wifi network using command line [duplicate]

i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 server and i need to connect to my WiFi network. how can connect to wiki network only using command line.
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Sandstrom wireless mouse

I've just bought a Sandstrom wireless mouse (USB) and it's playing up on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. After about 2 minutes of use the pointer freezes as I move the mouse across the screen - only for a few ...
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When sharing network connection, unable to access internet

When I share network connection through Wifi, after while im unable to access internet. From quest and also from host. Reconnection of internet connection in host solve problem for a while (2-15) min. ...
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Help me with installing modem driver software

I am having Huawei ec 150 Data card. It works well with the default network programs in Ubuntu. My network provider offers 3g speed upto 1gb for two days There after the speed will drops as per the ...
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Newbie to Ubuntu today w/Windows 7-64 bit dual boot system

I just downloaded and installed Ubuntu on HD side-by-side W/windows7 64-bit, transitioning to Ubuntu & rid of windows eventually. I know zip about Ubuntu, but all seems fine except for my WiFi ...
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Acer Aspire wifi on Broadcom b43 not working

lspci -v 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GSE Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03) Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 022f Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0 ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a sony vaio and I can no longer detect wireless networks, how do I fix this?

I have a Sony Vaio, bought in 2013 so it's a fairly new model. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I cannot connect to wifi- or even detect any wifi. I've tried to install drivers and even tried a ...