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

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Why do I have to turn on wifi by commands every time Ubuntu starts?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Lenovo G50-30. When I installed Ubuntu I got some troubles with the WiFi. I couldn't turn it on/off. I searched on Internet and found out some commands to fix ...
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Intel Wireless 7260 card not working at all Ubuntu 15.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, my wifi will not work. I have the Intel 7260 Wireless AC card and my system is saying that the wifi is disabled due to the hardware switch, but I can't turn on ...
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Connecting over WIFI to Samsung Smart TV UE55H6470

I am able to do this using windows 8 but no success using ubuntu. Any suggestion? :D
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Can't see 5ghz networks, despite iwlist channel results

I can't detect 5ghz wireless networks, despite iwlist channel saying I should: $ iwlist wlan0 channel (...) Channel 36 : 5.18 GHz Channel 38 : 5.19 GHz Channel 40 : 5.2 GHz ...
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Wi-fi is enabled but unable to view Wi-Fi networks. [system wireless is ON]

Please help me. My Wi-Fi is not working from few days but my LAN is working fine. System wireless is ON. System is updated according to me. system has : Network controller [0280]: Intel ...
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Missing WiFi drivers on old Mac

I am having trouble with the Wifi drivers on my new instillation of Ubuntu. This is my first time using Linux, but I am familiar with Unix from OS X. I have replaced OS X with Ubuntu on an older model ...
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Wifi detection during server install

I built a new box, that I intended to run ubuntu server on. I first installed ubuntu desktop 15.04 on it and it went without a hitch. During installation I was asked for wifi network/password which I ...
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TRENDnet TEW-648UBM 802.11n 150Mbps Micro Wireless N Adapter not working

Okay, so I purchased a usb wireless adapter for about 25 bucks in the hopes that it might work better than my on-board Broadcom one. When I type in the following command: lsusb I get the following: ...
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Wireless issues for Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit)

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and I'm having some issues with my wireless internet. When I boot up Ubuntu, it connects to the internet fine and I'm able to use it. But, sometimes after a while it ...
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RTL8723be: poor and unstable wireless in Ubuntu (from 14.04 to 15.04)

I have a Lenovo G40-70 laptop, which comes with RTL8723be driver. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (with Kernel 3.16.0-38-generic), but this bug also occurs in 14.10 and 15.04. Even with options rtl8723be ...
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Why can't I download the certificate from a wifi network?

Trying to log into my library's network but it keeps saying that I need to designate what certificate to use- the only options are ignore or designate. Designating involves finding some cryptic file ...
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rtl8192ce can't associate to access point

I'm at the very beginning of the Ubuntu Installer where it asks to connect to a wireless network. The router, linksys, shows up on the screen, but fails to connect. When I run iwconfig I can see that ...
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Cannot connect to university wireless network, “disconnected - you are now offline”

I have trouble connecting to my universities wireless networks. My computer (running Ubuntu 14.04) shows me the available networks and tries to connect to them. It fails continuously just showing the ...
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wifi working only when connected to ethernet cable, but is hard blocked when disconnected from Ethernet

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hp-pavilion laptop alongside the pre-installed windows 8. My wireless LAN is hard blocked and I have tried all possible option available on the Internet ...
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Ubuntu gnome 15.04 Problem regarding Wifi

I dual booted windows 8.1 and ubuntu gnome and everything was perfect.But i wanted to connect to a wifi it tells that it was connecting and after that it's not connected.It's not even connecting to ...
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issue with wireless connectivity in ubuntu 14.04

I have lenovo z5070 and ubuntu 14.04.2 is installed on it. I was downloading with my laptop and i left my laptop to sleep when i waked up the wireless was gone. Even there was no option for enabling ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Wifi Disconnecting After few minutes

I have Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN. I am successfully connected to a network and doing works for minutes. Suddenly I noticed after few minutes that not a single page is opening, showing resolving ...
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XPS 13 with infinity display internet troubles

I have a new XPS 13 with infinity display,and with a Broadcom network controller: BCM4352 802.11ac. The Ubuntu version I'm running right now is 14.04. It's a beautiful machine, but I keep having wi-fi ...
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D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 RTL8191SU Wont Connect to Network (14.04)

Having a problem with getting my D-Link usb Wi-Fi dongle to connect to my wifi network. The dongle works, it scans and gives back the SSID's that are available, however when I try to connect, it ...
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wireless not working after installing Lubuntu 14.04

after i installed lubuntu my wifi is not working. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 25 May 2015 17:02 IST +0530 Booted last: 25 May 2015 16:38 IST +0530 Script from: 21 May ...
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D-Link DWA-127 rev B1 drivers

Did anybody stumble upon this device before and knows where to start looking for drivers? lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 2001:3d04 D-Link Corp. Was searching the Internet for an hour and ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Macbook Broadcom 4331 was working, now enable wifi isn't an option. (14.04)

I've tried a few different fixes from here and a couple other places and I just can't get the wifi to show up at all anymore. It was working (not good, it was slow and would frequently drop), ...
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Wireless is not Working(Ubuntu 14.04, Dell vostro 2520)

My laptop cannot detect any wireless, I have just installed UBuntu 14.04 on Dell Vostro 2520. Some details I can give below: sudo lspci gives: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation ...
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dns finished no internet

Hello i just recently moved from windows 8 to ubuntu ,It happens that randomly it cannot connect to the internet, appears this message: dns finished no internet, Check your Internet connection Check ...
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How to persist on a wifi connection after disconnection?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Default Drivers Removed?

During a recent software update on my HP Elitebook 8530w running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the Software Update crashed after partially downloading a selection of updates. Since then it appears that some of my ...
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ap-hotspot not working after update to 15.04 (64 bit)

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit). My `ap-hotspot' configuration was functional in the earlier installation. In the current scenario, the devices present around my computer are no ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 lost wi fi

I have a very robust network with 6 iOS, 3 MacOS, 1 Win8.1, and 2 Wii connections all working flawlessly. Since I updated my Ubuntu workstation to 15.04, I've noticed that my connection speed has ...
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Xubuntu not showing wireless interflace

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04. The wifi worked fine,until i restarted my machine (it's an old toshiba nb100). The wifi didn't connect,it doesn't show up in ifconfig , in /etc/network/interfaces, or in ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't detect Broadcom BCM4312 Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1545 (that was actually pre-packaged with Ubuntu 10.x in about 2010). For some reason, it doesn't have the capacity to scan for nearby wi-fi ...
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Torrent being used by another person in the network [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I know it comes with Transmission (even through I never used it or any torrent client in Ubuntu). I know that it can be a little dangerous if you use torrent clients ...
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Offline Driver Installation intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connection [on hold]

I have recently acquired a Dell Vostro 200 with a missing hard drive, i got a hard drive off a optiplex 720, and it now has GB160, i installed PCLinuxOS LXDE, was ecstatic to boot it up, and when i ...
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Comcast Router and Toshiba Satellite 15.04

I cannot connect over wifi to my comcast xfinity router with my toshiba satellite S55-B5280 but ethernet does work. How can I fix this?
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Remounting SMB shares when changing between wifi/wired networks

I've been battling with this for a while with mixed results. I frequently move my laptop between it's dock (wired) and my couch (wireless). Anytime I switch networks, I have to manually run "sudo ...
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D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 RTL8191SU hard time connecting

I have a D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 with a RTL8191SU chip set. Under Ubuntu 14.04 it will connect to the router occasionally, most of the time it tries and fails over and over. It seems to connect with out ...
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802.11n with ath9k: only 90 Mb/s

I have Atheros device for Wi-Fi (ath9k), the router is a Dlink DSL-2750B. I have configured the router only for 802.11n but I don't have 300Mb/s. This is the iwconfig output wlan0 IEEE ...
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Help! Forcibly install an older version of a Windows 7 driver on Ubuntu(Xfce)

Background Explanation: The latest version of the Windows 7 driver of my wireless network adapter is really bad and messes up the internet connection. On my Windows 7 computers I therefore use an ...
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Wifi cannot be turned in. No option to turn it on in network manager

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. I am able to use wifi normally in windows but cannot do so in Ubuntu. I installed the latest drivers and also tried installing the ...
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Network & WiFi problem not working on lenovo G50-70

This is my first use of Ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.4 but the WiFi is not working. I don't understand how to activate them. What should I do? lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 && rfkill list: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Access point

I am trying to activate my access point on Ubuntu to share the cable University connection with my mobile phone. But I get zapped by the following: "(32) Access Point (AP) mode is not supported by ...
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15.04 ASPIRE 5750g WIFI connected but doesn't work

I have a problem with my PC, it is connected via wifi but the browser doesn't load web pages. With Windows 7 the problem persists, so it is maybe a hardware problem. How i can check this? Other ...
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Can't enable wifi on ubuntu 15.04?

I recently upgraded my laptop from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 a few weeks ago and until yesterday everything was fine, but now I can't connect to any wireless network. I already rebooted many times, no ...
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WAN over wifi and eth to LAN

I have a USB Network card (TP link 722n) in my system. It has been recognised by the system. I do need to connect to a remote network over wifi and access internet. SSID:WHATEVER WPA2 ...
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new install 15.04 now lost wifi, connects but no ping. also gobi not enabled

toughbook cf19 mk3 xubuntu 1504 64bit worked on wifi for a week then lost it. gets IP etc. but no ping not even to local address except local-host. also since upgrading from 1404lts Gobi has never ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu? [on hold]

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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changing the priority of network interface

I want my ppp0 connection to have higher priority over wlan0. I added following lines to /etc/network/interfaces file. iface wlan0 inet dhcp up ifmetric wlan0 20 ...
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Partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110

I would like to ask about partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110 with Windows7 Starter. I want to make a dualboot in it together with Ubuntu 14.04. But the thing is, it already have 4 partitions and it ...
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Port 22: connection refused

I am pretty new to Ubuntu so please if you can answer to this question explicitly. I have two laptops one is running on MAC OS X 10.8.5 (OS X Mountain Lion) and the other one running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless stopped working after installing updates

To be completely clear - I've been successfully using 14.04 for several months now. However, this problem just happened when I installed some routine updates. My computer is an HP Pavilion DV6. There ...