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

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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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Please help. Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 through bootable USB. I cannot get wifi due to the Broadcom driver not loading

System Preferences > 'Software' > search for 'additional drivers'. I select: Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernel source (proprietary) Asked to enter my password for ...
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Slow Wifi after upgrading

I'm relatively new to ubuntu. I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 and now my wireless adapter is extremely slow. before the upgrade it was much faster. can anyone help? thanks. HP Envy 15-j011dx Realtek ...
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Wireless not working on Asus F552CL-SX049H

I tried Ubuntu 14.04 live on my Asus F552CL-SX049H, and the wireless is not working. Running lspci gives the following result: [...] 03:00.0 Network controller: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn ...
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Can't instal epson inkjet printer driver

When I try to install the epson-inkjet-printer-201207w driver, things go bad, real hard. Process finishes with error and breakes apt-get. What could I do to install my L355 printer?
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TP-LINK TL-WN722N bad connection quality

I have a TP-LINK TL-WN722N wi-fi adapter, and I suffer from bad connection quality on ubuntu. Dowload speeds may vary from 3 MB/s down to 40 kB/s, ping is unstable a online games are unplayable. On ...
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Asus WiFi LED not working

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus N76VB and my WiFi is working, but my WiFi LED is not (it's always off). It does work in Windows, so it's not a hardware problem. The LED is visible in ...
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WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [on hold]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Under networking menu at the top, it is not showing any WiFi options. How to get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?
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Nintendo DS unable to aquire ip from ubuntu 12.04

I want to connect my Nintendo DS (does not support WPA or Ad-Hoc) to the internet, but i can't just change the encryption from WPA to WEP every time i do so, so i connected my pc via ethernet cable to ...
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How can I connect to wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 with LXDE? [duplicate]

I have upgraded my desktop (which runs LXDE desktop environment). In the previous version I had a network manager icon which if I right-clicked, I could see various network options like enable ...
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Terminal fails to connect to my shcool's wifi

I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi of my school. It connects to Internet, and I am able to run it on firefox but it fails to work on terminal. I get these outcomes: kadir@kadir:~$ sudo iwconfig eth0 ...
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TECHNICAL SUPPORT REQUIRED [on hold]

I have a DIGISOL universal dongle for internet and simcard is airtel with 3g data connectivity. my dongle is not connecting on my laptop,message is displaying "DIAL FAILED PLEASE RETRY LATER",however ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Wireless with Lubuntu 14.04 on notebook

Will tweaks have to be made or drivers reinstalled to re-obtain wireless if I download Lubuntu 14.04? I have an HP 5101 Mini and have never done such an installation before. My netbook runs on XP at ...
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How do I get a Ralink RT3290 wireless card working? [on hold]

The title is self-explanatory, and I'd rather have an Ubuntu version I can actually use. I have had Wi-Fi issues before with 12.10 onwards (I started with 12.04 this February), and could never figure ...
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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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Wifi adaptor isn't recognized by Ubuntu 13.10

I have an Pavilion G6-1d80NR with a Realtek RTL8188CE WiFi card. I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 and aside from having to tweak the nomodest setting from the Ubuntu setup ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Problems with wireless mouse

I've just upgraded to the latest release, but unfortunately it is kind of useless without my mouse, the mouse works but, at random intervals it will stop working... one possibility is that I have both ...
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adaptador de red usb tl wn 8200 nd v1

hola les escribo desde argentina yo he tenido este inconveniente tambien con el adaptador TL-WN8200ND_V1 en ubuntu 12.04 y no encuentro la manera de instalar los drivers para que me funcione. cuando ...
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Extremely slow connection with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card

Recently upgraded into 14.04 from 12.04 using ubuntu update manager. After the system restart, the browser is not showing the web pages(although the wireless network is present/connected and running). ...
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Cannot connect to wireless in Lubuntu 14.04

I have tried all afternoon to fix this, but now I give up. I am trying to set up an old XP PC with Lubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly fine, except for the wireless connection. Connecting with ethernet ...
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“ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device” for wlan0

Error message on boot re kernel wireless. I tried running sudo ifconfig wlan0 up and it returns ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
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How to setup a Netgear Wnda3100v2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have never been a Linux user before (I'm familiar with Windows 7) and I would like some help on setting up the Netgear Wnda3100v2 wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have the installation ...
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Installation 14.04 freezes at 'Starting bluetooth daemon [ok]' on Sony Vaio VGN-FJ3S [on hold]

i'm tryin to install ubuntu 14.04 from DVD but installation freezes less then a minute after the beginning, with the screen stucked with "ubuntu" name and the dots below. Same result with 13.10. Tryed ...
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WN3100 Wifi Dongle will not work with WPA2 Broadcom (BCM43231)

I can not get my Wireless dongle to work at all with WPA2 encryption. I noticed some people mentioned my same model works with WPA2. It works if I connect via WEP but that reduces my speed by a lot. ...
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No wireless connection ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my laptop. Somehow I cannot get a wireless internet connection anymore. I'm not sure what to do. The Laptop had windows xp before and everything worked ...
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Network connection stops working after establishing bluetooth connection with a device

On Ubuntu 12.04 after connecting via bluetooth to speakers (which work and sounds goes through) the network connection stops working. Network interface is there, wireless connection is there (full bar ...
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I own a Lenovo B590 Laptop with i3 (3Gen) processor and 2 GB ram. I have installed Linux Mint Maya. The problem [on hold]

.........is that it always show network disconnected. Its isnt detecting my college wifi network. I checked the driver and found that is has none external driver. I badly wants wifi net, pls help to ...
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Use Eduroam to connect to PEAP and MSCHAPv2

I'm been using Eduroam on my Ubuntu-client for the last three years now, and with every new version, there is harder and harder to connect to Eduroam (my university network). Up until now it has ...
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No wired or wireless Internet after 14.04 upgrade [on hold]

I seem to be having an issue connecting to the internet after I upgraded to 14.04. As soon as the upgrade completed, I could no longer connect to the internet or wireless. Wireless could "connect" but ...
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Wifi [ath9k] not working on 14.04 LTS

It's work on Debian 7 but not on ubuntu how do I fix it. I can't enable it. rfkill unblock all rfkill list 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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usb devices not working before unplugging and plugging them again

On every new boot up my usb devices that are already plugged before boot doesn't work properly. To be more specific. I have a Tenda wireless adapter that isn't recognized after every boot up and i ...
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Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnection many time per hour [on hold]

I have notebook HP ProBook 455 G1 (H0W30EA). Yesterday I am install ubuntu 14.04 last release. And my ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi connecting is bad and second OS windows (wi-fi connection) at this notebook ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. Problems with internet connection

I have a problem with the internet connection, I tried to connect through the Ethernet but after some time Ubuntu says me “Wired cable not connected” or something like this. Other possibility that ...
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Could someone give me the overview for adding to the kernel?

I've built my own kernels in Gentoo before so I'm no novice. I just did the dist-upgrade for xubuntu to 14.04 but alas the new kernel image wont support my Wireless NIC. Thank Goodness I still had ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 macmini

I just installed 14.04 on a Mac Mini, and the wireless drivers are not working. I went into "additional drivers" and choose the broadcom proprietary drivers (like I did in 12.04) but they're not ...
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How do i change the network to wireless instead of wired?

How do i change my network from being a wired network to a wireless one ? its driveing me bonkers i have already tried typing in my wireless name and password and everything else that needed to be ...
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kubuntu 14.04 - wireless connects but cannot ping or navigate

I just installed kubuntu 14.04. Wi-fi scans correctly the networks, connects correctly via WPA to the wifi network, but can't ping 8.8.8.8 or navigate. Any hints? Here follows a report: ########## ...
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networking wireless ethernet adapter

anydata wireless ethernet adapter #2 ( USB modem with CD Drive for TCMA setup - AnyDATA HS-USB Modem for internet connection) can`t install on ubuntu 13.10 and connect on internet.
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 stuck: 'Trying to remove non-existant caller id.' [on hold]

I'm currently trying to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using a DVD that I've burnt. The upgrade seems to have got stuck in a loop though (I'm writing this using another computer). I have the terminal ...
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Wifi[Model:MT7630e] and Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. i.e. all the hardware are certified by Ubuntu but still no drivers available. The Same problem was with ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: mouse and wireless not working on startup

yesterday everything worked fine but today both the mouse/touchpad and the wireless card are not working after boot. The mouse starts to work after a sudo modprobe psmouse but i don't know what to do ...
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Cannot create wifi hotspot

I used connectify to create hotspot in windows. in ubuntu 12.04 i want to create an hotspot, i tried ap-hotspot to create hotspot but it is showing Your wireless card does not support Access Point ...
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Start wicd before waiting for network configuration

I have a small, usually headless media server at home, and I'm attempting to change its primary network interface from wired ethernet to WiFi. To that end, I installed wicd, which seems to be great ...
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Intel wireless 7260 on Ubuntu [on hold]

Have tried multiple methods for compiling and installing the required firmware for my wireless adapter. iwconfig returns the device. Here s what I did: I have kernel 3.13 so I downloaded iwlwifi 3.14 ...
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I have a lenovo g530 and installed ubuntu 12.04 now wifi wont work

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my lenovo g530 and now wifi wont work i keep trying rfkill but it wont show anything. any help out there???
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Wireless woes hp envy dv6

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 had wireless working on HP envy dv6. I logged out and now wireless will not work message I get is to turn on hardware switch. Nothing is turned off on bios. Can anyone help, I ...