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

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Lenovo Z50-70 broeadcom wireless not working

I can't find proper driver for my broadcom wireless nic lspic -vv 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Device 43ae (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 0622 Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ ...
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Unable to turn on wifi ubuntu 14.04

Recently i bought a hp i3-5010u laptop. I am tried to connect to my WI-fi. But, i could not see any wi-fi connections. I tried to turn on wi-fi on pressing f12 button. But, for f12 bluetooth is ...
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System unable to detect wireless driver/connections Lenovo G50-80 Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic), alongwith Windows 10. I am unable to connect to the wireless on my Ubuntu OS. I'm posting outputs of certain commands : tyagi@tyagi:~$ ...
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch

I have tried to unblock it using the rfkill command and when I use the rfkill list command it gives this: ~$ sudo rfkill list [sudo] password for brandon_x_fox: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi in HP ProBook 455G?

As in title, after changing operating system from 12.04 lts I can't connect to Wi-Fi, Ethernet connection works. It doesn't shows anything about Wi-Fi like disconnected. In software & updates I ...
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WIFI USB adapter - Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 instalation

I'm new to Ubuntu and I try to figure everything out by reading this forum. But right now I have a problem and I can't find a good manual on Google. I know its possible to use the "WIFI USB adapter - ...
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Kali Linux, HP Stream 11 (11-d000no) internal wifi not detected. External works fine [on hold]

I just bought an HP Stream 11 (11-d000no) and installed Kali Linux. The problem is that it don't recognise the internal wifi card, I got an external one and that works just fine. Anyone know where I ...
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How to cleanup old wireless networks from the dropdown list

Once when there was a very boring lecture at Uni, 300 students started making random networks. For some reason some of them stayed and are still there. I have never connected to them, and they are not ...
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Connecting Linux PC and Android [on hold]

How to connect PC running Crunchbang 11 Waldorf and Samsung Galaxy Core Plus? Wifi, via USB or any other way?!
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JBL ON BEAT A WAKE PROBLEM [on hold]

Hey I have a problem with my JBL ON BEAT A WAKE it's showing me on the screen "UP 9" and i cannot use it. Thank You
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Scheduling wifi

I want to start my wifi (enable wifi) let's say 10 minutes later or a specific time. How can I do that on ubuntu? Thanks.
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wireless is connected but no internet

i have a new installation of ubuntu (14.04), i installed it with internet via ethernet, and after restart tried using wireless but it says its connected and i cant connect to the internet. im a noob ...
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ap-hotspot connects to android but not kindle

I have a kindle voyage and a nexus 7. I used ap-hotspot but while my Nexus connects without any problem, kindle always shows connection failed. Any fixes please?
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Check security mode of connected Wi-Fi network

How do I check the security mode of the connected Wi-Fi network, using the command-line interface? I want to know whether the current Wi-Fi connection is protected with WPA, protected with WEP, or is ...
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Wireless Connection Lost After a Few Minutes

I first noticed that the wireless connection was dropping more frequently than usual when watching a lot of videos on YouTube, and the HTML5 player was "unloading" in favor of the Flash player which ...
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Can't connect to the internet via ethernet or wi-fi on version 15.04

I've just got home internet. the modem is all installed correctly and I am getting internet on my phone through wi-fi, but I can't get my desktop to connect. It says that I am connected but when I ...
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how do you manually connect to wifi ubuntu 14.4 LTS

Ive been at this for a while now. I just can't get it. How do you manually connect to wifi on ubuntu 14.4 LTS? Or maybe coding for terminal? I am going to Florida in a couple hours. Id like to use my ...
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Ralink RT3090 wifi hard-blocked on IdeaPad S205

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on someone's IdeaPad S205. Ever since booting from live USB, WiFi wasn't available, saying it was "disabled by hardware switch". Yes, I have rebooted a couple of ...
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Failed to connect Internet

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.04, my computer is a Sony Vaio 32 bits, AMD E-450 APU. Suddenly, with no previous problems before this, I tried to connect Internet and out comes this: Failed to ...
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how to scan my wifi connection?

I used to do it with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard, but 1.0.6 new version isn't allowed for Linux and I can't find previous version 1.0.5. The target is identify all devices connected into my wireless ...
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Block connections to open WiFi networks

My users are using Ubuntu on corporate laptops. They don't have sudo permissions. IT security policy deny connections to open WiFi networks. How to setup Network Manager to deny connections to that ...
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Failed to add/activate connection. (32) Insufficient privileges

I am doing a fresh install of a minimal Ubuntu system with MATE desktop environment. When I click on NetworkManager's icon and then a wireless network to connect to, I receive a dialog box that says: ...
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First time Ubuntu user, Firefox not working

I am brand new to Linux, but I got an old tablet pc and installed lubuntu on it. Everything seemed to go great but I cannot browse the Web with Firefox, it just says it can't find the server. The ...
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WIFI fails after connecting

After connecting to the WIFI, my connection fails (this is normally after 15-30 minutes). I then go to network manager and find all the WIFI points have disappeared. The only way to connect up again ...
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How to transfer files between my Android device and my laptop via WiFi? [duplicate]

Is there an application that I can install in my Ubuntu laptop and will allow me to transfer files via wifi to and from my Android device, which has Zapya installed?
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WiFi not working - 15.04 - Broadcom BCM4313 [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

I will first start by describing my problem: I have a 2 WiFis that I want to use on Ubuntu, they first worked and then after a few days they stopped stopped working. I tried reinstalling the machine, ...
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WiFi Has Stopped Working on MacBook Pro 7,1 with Unbuntu 14.04

Okay, so I'm very confused about what is going on with my computer. Below is my initial query, followed by an update to the situation. Initial Query I have recently removed OS X on my MacBook Pro ...
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Realtek rtl8723be.conf file doesn't exist | wireless not working | HP probook 455 G2

I have 15.04 Ubuntu MATE build and i cant get my wireless to work. I've tried everything , installing rtlwifi_new drivers, this is also happening with MINT and 15.10 beta 1 release. I tried it with ...
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lenovo wireless driver [on hold]

i bought lenovo g50 with windows 8 pre-installed.i installed ubuntu 14 tls,but i can connect to the internet only via ethernet cable.it writes wifi has been switched off by hardware switch.what ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be card

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a laptop with a rtl8723be card and I can't get an stable wireless connection. After 2 or 3 min my wifi disconnect and I have to reboot. I have tried this solution: echo ...
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pointer is not working in ubuntu

sir i have a problem. in my laptop window already installed and i installed the ubuntu os also but things is that when i open my ubuntu os it open but then after the pointer is not working. i just ...
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Problem with wireless 14.04 (RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and am h aving trouble getting my wireless working. I've run Ubuntu desktops before, but I just can't get it working, and I'm not sure what to do. This is the output of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not enable wifi (wireless type : RTL8723AE)

sts@sts:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Wireless network disabled

i have a hp pavillion laptop. i have installed ubuntu 15.04. for the first time ubuntu has problem detecting wireless network. i am posting data here. if anyone could help me out it would be of great ...
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How to setup WiFi for Ubuntu gnome 14.04 lts [on hold]

I'm trying to set up WiFi. I don't understand how to. Something w the network? Please help. Thanks, Emily.
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Can't get solid internet connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu desktop on a computer with a Windows 7 partition. That part worked fine. I can boot into Ubuntu fine. What doesn't work fine is the internet. I have tried two devices with ...
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Inconsistent Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 fixes work for a day then never work again

So for the past week I've been having an issue where Linux is saying my wifi is disabled via hardware switch. The only problem is that my laptop has no hardware switch for the wifi but it has a ...
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Why my Ubuntu block wlan & how to unblock?

Everytime I boot Ubuntu, my wifi lan is Soft-blocked. ( I did rfkill list, rfkill unblock wlan to verify the case. In addition I note that it is blocked some seconds after boot is finished). how can ...
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Cancel 'rfkill wlan' at boot?

When I boot, my Wifi is always soft-blocked. In terminal, sudo rfkill list does: 0:hcio: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:yes Hard blocked:no How can I definetly unblock Wireless LAN ?
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Ethernet controller windows 7 ultimate 64bit [on hold]

I got a problem with my wireless adapter, It's strange, I couldn't find a solution for it. My network adapter is: Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection, in the device manager, in the other ...
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Internet Randomly Stops Working, But Starts Working Again Upon Reboot

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just installed it today on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Before marking this as duplicate, please hear me out. I have read countless posts on this issue, but none have ...
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Wireless stops working soon after computer start when using WPA2 encryption

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working some time after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem is not ...
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Acer Netbook thinks I am wired instead of wireless

I had windows 7 on this. Worked sometimes. Thought I would try Linux so downloaded Ubuntu 12.xx. Then it wanted to upgrade to 14.x. I said OK. tried to load Canon printer BUT saw Ubuntu had authorized ...
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TP Link WN 725n driver

I dual boot ubuntu with windows. since my internal wifi card is damaged i have to use TP Link WN 725n. how to install its drivers without having any internet connection Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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Macbook Pro - Wifi connectivity

I have installed 14.04 on a Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). It is equipped with the Broadcom BCM4360 (id [14e4:43a0]) Like many others, I had issues with the wireless driver. I found, and ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
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No WiFi with Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion 15

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate partition (Windows 8.1 on another one). During the installation the setup could already not detect a WiFi network. It only showed something like "Realtek ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...