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

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14.04 Performance worse than LiveCD and touchpad/mouse/wifi not working after install

Is there a way to install using just the drivers that the LiveCD was using? It was perfect, everything was smooth and quick and worked without a fuss. However, as soon as I installed, everything went ...
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Acer 3680 Ubuntu 14.04 No WIFI

lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lsmod | grep b43 lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0a:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN ...
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ndiswrapper driver problem

I'm trying to solve my wifi problem by installing the driver, for that i think i should install the windows driver using ndiswrapper, the problem is when i want to install the driver using this ...
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Ubuntu intel wireless 3160AC not working/slow/disconnecting

I had just bought a toshiba l50-b-1q0 with intel wireless 3160AC module. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 (I heard 14 natty is even worse) and tried different kernels: 3.12rc4, 3.11, 3.13.2, 3.17. But I ...
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Linux mint wifi device noton rfkill list [migrated]

I just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. But i could not get the wifi device. I googled and found rfkill list but only the bluetooth appears on the list. When i turn of the hardware switch even the ...
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WiFi do not work properly on Macbook Pro 7.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Hej, I have issues with connecting to WiFi on my mac from ca. '09. My mac can connect to the internet through a ethernet cable and when I write sudo modprobe -r 43 bcma sudo modprobe b43 it ...
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Ubuntu Wifi issue

I have a Lenovo G510 i7 and i'm looking for days for how to enable the Wifi connection, i'm now using the LAN connection using a network cable but i want to use the Wifi Connection. The problem is ...
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Can't find my internal IP Ubuntu

I've been trying to access Apache from my host so I could access it from firefox etc. I've been following the guide How can I access Apache (on VirtualBox guest) from host? from this page but when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAP Wireless

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced issues with Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAPs. We are a school district with a dense deployment of APs (essentially 1 per classroom). Using Ubuntu 14.04, we have ...
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No Wireless Connection

I have a Lenovo G510 i7 and i'm looking for days for how to enable the Wifi connection, i'm now using the LAN connection using a network cable but i want to use the Wifi Connection. The problem is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi connection troubleshooting (other devices work fine)

I'm having problems connecting to a Wifi that I use often: Other devices like my smartphone connect fine to this network, and other customers don't have problems using it I can connect to others ...
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patching wireless adapter in ubuntu

I'm trying to use Aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 14.4.1 x64 on a virtual machine with direct access to my wireless adapter RTL8187L. i'm going to explain step by step of what i tried and what i got. it is NOT ...
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Wireless not working ( realtek RTL8191SE )

The card worked fine in windows 7. The realtek RTL8191SE wireless card won't work in ubuntu 14.04. It does show up in networks, but i can't turn it on. When i try press the: Turn on wifi in ...
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How to know If I have Wifi driver installed

I am following this guide to just test hacking Wifi, I have read in the manual of airmon-ng that entering the command airmon-ng will return interface status, under the chipset field it said "unknown". ...
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WiFI problems with 14.04 and 11bgn

I'm using ubuntu laptop and wifi router. The problem is that ubuntu works with router in modes 11b, 11g, 11bg, but not in 11bgn. In case of 11bgn it's able to connect to WiFi but can't download ...
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GUI Feature for Selecting WiFi network

In every other platform I use (Windows, OSX, Android) there's a simple GUI tool for choosing a WiFi network. You never have to enter an SSID, unless the network is hidden. Kind of essential feature if ...
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Touchpad and wireless network connection

Sir i have purchased a laptop Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series. and install ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installation the Touchpad input device is not working. I have tried to connect to wireless network of ...
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Routing traffic to certain IPs over wlan0

How can I route traffic to certain IPs over wlan0? I have an ethernet (eth0) and a WLAN (wlan0) card in my computer. I want all traffic but the traffic to certain IPs to go through eth0. For a list ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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no wireless connection on ubuntu 14.04 of my ASUS laptop

Here are the information about wireless on my laptop. Thanks in advance. #### wireless info START Report from: 21 Oct 2014 15:20 WST +0800 Booted last: 21 Oct 2014 15:01 WST +0800 Script from: 20 ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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WiFi networks appears be far away in spite of the router being close by

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm facing a little inconvenience. The WiFi networks appears as if it is very far, when, in reality, the router is near the laptop. In case of Windows (on the ...
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Problem with wifi on ubuntu 14.04

I installed a new hard drive and ubuntu 14.04 LTS i386 on an older Dell Inspiron 9300, in August 2014. Wifi worked fine for a couple of months. Several weeks ago, after running some ubuntu ...
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Wireless icon not showing in the panel

I just installed the Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant see wireless icon in the panel or any settings related to the wireless icon.
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How to setup wifi network

I'm a new Ubuntu user, i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my laptop (ASUS) and the ethernet connection works with no problems. The problem is, I can't connect to any wifi connection and i can't see ...
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nm-applet: No Certificate Authority certificate chosen

I have access to a wireless network that uses Protected EAP (PEAP), and requires a certificate. I don't have the certificate installed, and after I enter my password for the network it complains that ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS for HP Laptop with Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth radio

Installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS recently on my HP 15-R074TU Notebook. Everything is working fine (WiFi also working fine) except for Bluetooth. The laptop has a Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth Radio. The ...
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How to know if I can have wifi on my PC using ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

I would like to know if my PC supports wifi. I am using ubuntu 13.10
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No network devices detected when installing Elementary OS Luna

I have laptop which had Windows 8 previously installed. But now I removed that and only want to install Elementary OS. The problem I am having is that when I was trying to install it No Network ...
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Ubuntu Touch doesn't connect to open WiFi

I brought my Nexus 7 (2013) running Ubuntu Touch to a coffee shop today. I was unable to get it to connect to the open WiFi there. The same Nexus 7 happily connects to my home WiFi, which uses WPA2 ...
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Ethernet and wifi are gone

Just rebooted an HP SpectreXT netbook after a Kubuntu update and there's no more network access. ifconfig only shows 'lo'. In the network manager I cannot turn on wifi. The ethernet cable is connected ...
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Network Manager unexpectedly disconnecting from wireless

lspci: Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> NetworkManager state is now CONNECTED_GLOBAL Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> Policy set 'ECURB' (wlan0) as ...
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Over 750 kb/s wifi disconnects

I have wrote before topic but I found out a new information by testing torrent downloading, if the limit is on 750 everything is fine, but if unlimited, my download grows up to 1-2mb and dies. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 'takes over' wireless Brother printer

I have this weird problem with my Brother dcp-J552dw printer. I have installed drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and everything is working properly (the connection is wireless). Also, there are ...
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MacBook Pro not recognizing Wi-Fi networks running Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

Previously, when I had just booted Ubuntu from a flash drive, the driver was available to install in the software update section in system settings, but I finally installed Ubuntu and when I go to ...
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Hardware Switch Disabled After Hibernate

After I woke up my ubuntu from hibernate the hardware switch light was disabled and the specs also say that the hardware switch is blocking. (forcing the wifi to be off) In actuality, I have never ...
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Unstable Wireless connection.

I have troubles with wireless connection. I am connected and after few minutes I register no internet connection but in status bar is listed that i am still connected. When I try to reconnect I need ...
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How to use two ADSL lines simultaneously

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm working in an office that basically has 2 ADSL lines, Telecom and Vodafone Italy. Basically my computer is connected to Telecom via the ethernet port with access to ...
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Tata Photon + is not starting up,Why this? [on hold]

I'm bored while operating these OS, it's seems very hard.Not understanding anything what to do?
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Create wirless interface?

i want to create an wirless interface using iw. sudo iw dev wlan0 interface add wlan1 type station after when i look at ifconfig -a there is: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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WIFI PEAP frequently disconnecting

I'm experiencing frequent and random disconnections under my university wifi. I'm using a PEAP security protocol and I set everything correctly but I can't stop getting disconnected. I tried with a ...
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telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable

I am not able to connect to gmail with telnet using any of the ports. I am using this command: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 and it gives following error: Trying 74.125.68.108... Trying ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 wifi disabled (greyed out)

I have an ASUS-eee 900 which I recently started using as a network server with Lubuntu 14.04. I've added two 32Gb USB thumbdrives for this. All was running OK for the last two weeks, when suddenly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi Problem

I know this problem is being asked many places..But I cant get a proper help from any of the previously answered question. I updated from 12.04 directly to 14.04..it installed just fine...problem ...
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How to connect to a wireless (Wi-Fi) network using a USB wireless adapter

So I'm using a scrap desktop PC (with windows XP on it) to test out Ubuntu, and I was wondering if it's possible to connect to a wireless network via a USB wireless adapter (a USB stick that acts as ...
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T400 wireless adaptor not work

My wireless card wlan0 on Thinkpad T400 can work for a short while, after each booting into Ubuntu 12.04. But after a while, maybe an hour later, it starts not working. Here are the outputs of ...
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Centrino Advanced-N 6200 / Dell Studio 1569 Slow Internet

I'm hoping someone can help me here, it's a confusing problem. I've been having an issue with my wifi on my computer. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and my laptop is a Dell Studio 1569. What's weird is this ...
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Transfer wireless card's driver from uduntu to debian

I'm kind of new to linux and I just installed ubuntu and I'm attempting to install the debian distribution as well but I can't get my wireless card to work there. I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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hostapd start error message

Error Message Configuration file: start Could not open configuration file 'start' for reading. Failed to set up interface with start Failed to initialize interface My Hostapd.conf file ...
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wlan0 is missing, shows lo instead (14.04)

I've tried all the solutions I've found on the internet but none of them have worked. In my laptop, I have a Realtek RTL8723AE wireless card. It was not getting consistent connections, so I was ...