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

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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu Version too old for WPA/WPA2? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 7.04 on an "ThinkPad Z60t" for tests and now want to connect to my WLAN-network. The problem is that I am not able to select WPA/WPA2 but only WEP hexadecimal/WEP ASCII. I assume ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Air 2013: Wireless driver problem [on hold]

I've recently installed the 14.04 final beta on my mid-2013 Macbook air, triple boot with rEFInd. After doing some reading online, and using a USB wireless drive, I installed bcmwl-kernel-source, and ...
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Disable 802.11n for a specific network

I was having some problems with the wifi connection with a specific router, and solved them completely by disabling the the n standard: sudo modprobe iwlwifi 11n_disable=0 This network is a network ...
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Connecting two computers, one of them running on sub network

I want to be avaiable to connect my windows computer to ubuntu with samba, synergy, etc. The ubuntu computer has no wifi card, so i use my android device with usb theatering, the windows 7 computer is ...
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Wifi is not working, host with no internet connection [on hold]

I built a 4.4ghz amd with 32g ram and 1tb hd along with a secondary 240g ssd for my gaming. This is my ABSOLUTE first time utilizing and attempting to run a non Microsoft Windows OS. Now, the ...
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Wifi on Esprimo V5535

i still have problems getting my Esprimo V5535 from Fujistsu Siemens, to open wlan. I have looked everywhere and failed. It is an ath5k driver and the computer sees it. It says : eth1 Link ...
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USB Wifi RTL8188CUS 802.11n cannot connect

I'm a novice Linux newbie and I'm trying to use the adapter mentioned above in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but it wont work. I have read other questions on here, but nothing helps. Adaptor is finding the ...
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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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Lubuntu remembers secure WiFi connection login credentials

At our school, students log on to their Internet accounts as follows: Student A logs on to the Internet account by logging onto the school's secure WiFi connection with his login name and password. ...
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Not able to connect to Tata Photon PLus on Ubuntu 12.04.2

It seems recently there was some upgrade of Tata Photon Plus and now we need to give Dailer Pin Code '0000' to enable it before it can be used. Due to this, I am not able to use Tata Photon Plus on my ...
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I'm having a wireless USB adapter problem [on hold]

I'm using a mini-usb wireless adapter and it continuously disconnect from my Wifi network... do anyone know how to fix that? please!
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anywhere to download WINE for xubuntu?

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB WiFi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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wifi stops working requires removing and reinserting wifi adapter

I am using 12.04 LTS. My wifi stops working but when I remove and reinsert the USB wifi adapter it re-establishes the connection and works for awhile again. I am using a microsoft WIFI adapter.
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Ubuntu 13.10: Unusable when gaming with power not plugged in

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu, but I have been having issues gaming when not plugged into an outlet. When I am plugged in my laptop runs flawlessly, however, when not plugged every thing runs fine ...
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neither kubuntu 13.04 nor ubuntu 12.04 can detect network (wired/wireless) activity

Thanks for reading, i have an HP mini 110-1030LA, it had Windows XP, tottaly functional, a little slow but funtional, i decided to install kubuntu saucy (32 bits), everythings seems to be better, the ...
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How can I disable the network status notification bubbles?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu, with a Wi-Fi adaptor that Ubuntu detected flawlessly. When the internet drops out, Ubuntu gives me a notification bubble in the top right of the screen, e.g. ...
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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Wifi adapter help [duplicate]

I'm trying to make the system recognize my usb wifi adapter. The adapter is a Cisco wireless G-band I believe.
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How do I config wireless Ubuntu 12.04 Dell xps410 [on hold]

How do I set up wireless? I've entered the security, network name under ssid.
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Dell E5520 Upgrade to 12.10 & 13.10 No wifi [duplicate]

lspci 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n I have performed all steps of the url and wifi works, but disappears when restarting laptop the wifi disapear and not ...
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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WiFi not working in Backtrack 5r3 Acer Aspire V3-571 Laptop having “Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ether” integrated wireless card [on hold]

I am new to the Linux, I have installed backtrack 5r3 in one hard disk partition alongside with windows7 in another partition in Acer Aspire V3-571 laptop having "Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 ...
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Opening ports won't work?

So I have internet connection sharing set up and I'm getting wifi on 1 computer, and sending it thru ethernet to the other, and I'm trying to run a server on the one w/o wifi. That would work I think ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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How to share ethernet over wifi without creating access point?

I have company internet with internal IP and proxy settings, I want to share this Ethernet connection over wifi, but creating accesspoint is somehow not working may be due to IP architecture, I want ...
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How do I install hackingtools that are not in repository?

I tried to follow the instructions here: http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=73572 apt-get install nmap driftnet charon yamas wireshark tshark kismet cleven cowpatty But some packages are not in ...
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I can't turn on my wireless?

My wifi is off and when I go to the network symbol it says network enabled but it doesn't say anything about wireless. I have this dell ispiron mini that doesn't have a physical wifi switch I have ...
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Ubuntu and WiFi Speakers

I recently bought a set of panasonic Wi-Fi speakers, I switch them on and Ubuntu 13.10 sound I can see the panasonic speakers. I am using a Lenovo U410 ideapad. What is odd is that as soon as I switch ...
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wifi detection take long time ubuntu12.04

I recently install ubuntu 12.04 on laptop DELL celeron 3521,the big issue that the wireless detection take long time to be detected (4minutes30seconds-avg) after i start the system. after detection ...
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Netgear wnda3100v2 taking forever to establish wi-fi connection

I got my Netgear N600 WNDA3100v2 set up as described here: Unable to get wireless netgear WNDA3100v2 to work However, I've been having problems establishing the wi-fi connection. Basically it takes ...
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Wifi issues on laptop after update

This issue is driving me nuts. I have a HP laptop with an Atheros wifi built in adapter. I have had Windows on this machine for a long time and everything worked fine, so I decided to try out Ubuntu ...
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Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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My wifi is not working on 13.10

My laptop specs are: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection Processor: Intel Core 2 CPU T5600@1.83Ghzx2 Graphics: Intel 945GMx86/MMX/SSE2 Memory: 2.0 Gig OS Type: 32-bit ...
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help connecting wirelessly lubuntu 12.04

Okay, so you will probably think I'm crazy, but I had so many problems with Windows, I decided to reinstall XP...fat lotta good that did. So I tried lubuntu, not knowing anything about it or ...
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No Wireless on version 12.04

I am attempting to change from Windows XP to Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron laptop. This is a home-use laptop, and its main us is wireless internet surfing. In following recommendations found online, I ...
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How to reinstall realtek rtl8192ce on ubuntu 13.10?

I want to remove the wifi driver from Ubuntu, then reinstall it. I know how to install it (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFh2EZhUKgs), but don't know how to remove it first. I'm a novice user, so ...
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Gigabyte Z87N-Wifi Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless card not found

I recently replaced my motherboard with a Gigabyte Z87N-Wifi mobo and a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. The dual LAN is being recognized however I am not able to use wifi. The wifi adapter is an Intel ...
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Bluetooth issues with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hello I have a Dell XPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed as stock. I also prefer using a mouse so I purchased the Lenovo thinkpad BT mouse (MOBTC9LA). The laptop has BT support and includes Bluez for ...
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wi-fi issues 12.04

Absolute non technical beginner here so please bear with me! Have installed 12.04 on an old Dell 630M and all works well apart from the fact that the wi-fi keeps dropping out from BT router just a few ...
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D-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 with Ubuntu 13.10

Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 , I'm not able to make it working on Ubuntu 13.10. I read a number of threads but I could not find the solution. It is certainly due to my limited knowledge of ...
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wireless adapter problem with edubuntu 12.04

I am using Edubuntu 12.04 on HP Probook. My wireless symbol disappeared after installing some software from the software center. I have un-installed them but it not appear and wireless controller of ...
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install wifi driver in ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on an HP 2000 notebook, and after installation there is no list of wireless connections.What I can do to enable Wifi?? 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. ...
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Can't Connect To A Wifi on 13.10

So few days ago i got a new Laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 installed on it. It works fine when i connect with wired ethernet, it even sees the wi-fi just when i double click it, it tries to connect and then ...
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Problem in wifi connectivity in ubuntu 12.04

ubuntu 12.04 asks for wireless password, attempts to connect, asks for password, attempts to connect...... the cycle continues. The problem isn't with the router or connection as I connecting with ...
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Unable to get wireless netgear WNDA3100v2 to work

After a long struggle I was able to successfully install the ndiswrapper and the windows driver. The driver is reported now as installed: sudo ndiswrapper -l bcmwlhigh6 : driver installed device ...