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

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UBUNTU 14.04 RTL8192cu blinking wifi led

I have a realtek wireless card and the blinking wifi led is driving me crazy. The installed driver it had was rtl8193cu but I had connectivity issues so I downgraded it to rtl8192cu and that's when ...
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Disabled WiFi but it keeps re-enabling itself; want it to stay disabled

I have an Alienware X51 desktop with a wireless card, I have it connected via ethernet and want to permanently disable WiFi from ever using itself. When running Windows, I go to device manager and ...
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How do I get to work my Atheros AR9485 Wireless card in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my ASUS D550CA, and so far things have gone great. The only problem I've got is the Wi-Fi. It doesn't work. I've got an Qualcomm Atheros AR9485. I've ...
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Failing using a mobile broadband usb modem

I get the following notice on the screen: "Your current network has a .local domain which is not recommended and incompatible with the AVAHI network service discovery. The service has been disabled." ...
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Kernel module loading order - that is module “wl”(wireless) load first, then “b44”(lan)- how to enable this order when starting up?

I have a old Dell inspiron 1720 laptop which comes with a bcm4312 wirless card and bcm4401-B0 onboard lan. # lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Not able to get a wired/wireless connection using ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 that was using ubuntu 12.04 with no problem after I made some changes to get wireless up and running. But after ubuntu 14.04 was installed from a DVD, the internet was ...
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The volume “filesystem root” has only 0 bytes disk space remaining? [duplicate]

I installed 14.04 two weeks ago and run into some strange troubles recently.It says The volume file system root has only 0 bytes disk space remaining.How to i increase the memory of that root disk and ...
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WiFi says connected but isn't

I have an Acer C720 converted over to Linux (ubunto 14.4). The WiFi used to work but it won't work at my current hotel. It says I'm connected though. Password is correct. It just says that every page ...
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problem with network manager (wireless related)

I am having problem with my wireless network for some period of time the network work fines but after some time it stop working ...trying to disconnect shows error device disconnect failed (4)did ...
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Install reliance Driver software in ubuntu 14.04

I'm Using Huawei ec 150 dongle. I need to install driver software It is quiet a big task for begineers in linux. So i took this matter over here. EDIT Output of lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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How to configure a network printer in Ubuntu 14.04

I have 2 printers on a home WiFi network that are accessed by 2 desktops running Windows. I have a new laptop on which I am learning/trying Ubuntu 14.04. How do I configure things to access these ...
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Wireless in virtualbox not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have enabled the USB nic in settings in Virtualbox manager but when I use lshw -C network it does not show the wireless nic Using lsusb shows this output: Bus 001 ...
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I am not able to connect to wifi network

I had tried every code every idea every thing but I failed wireless driver Broadcom BCM43412, but when I checked pci-id it show not supported. my pci id is 14e4:4365 and chip id is BCM43142. I tried ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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MacMini (running Ubuntu 14.04) loses wlan connection when uploading larger files (several 100 mb) via ownCloud

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an old MacMini with the intention of running it as a homeserver. Additionally I installed ownCloud and tried to sync some files both from a laptop running elementaryOS and ...
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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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Cisco AM10 USB wireless adapter not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated (and also tried a fresh install) of the most recent Ubuntu OS for my Dell Optiplex. My USB adapter worked fine before the update. Now the adapter is not working / recognized. ...
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Unstable wireless Ubuntu 14.04

The internet connection is relatively stable however it seems to drop every few minutes for 10-20 seconds. Panda Ultra Wireless N Unstable Connection ...
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WiFi adaptor cannot connect to AP

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 with a TP-Link WiFi TL-WN722N adaptor. With help from the guys here, I installed the driver for the adaptor and I can connect it to my smartphone's hot spot network. (Link:My ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 lost wi fi

I updated yesterday to 14.04. ( Just said yes to upgrade offer and let it roll ) Now the wi fi icon on my HP Elitebook stays stubbornly red. I can connect with ethernet cable ok. Any suggestions ?
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No wireless connection in menu bar

So I recently added Ubuntu to my samsung chromebook. I used the steps shown on cnnetwork. I can't open software center because I have no wireless connection in my menu bar. I tried Alt+F2 and entering ...
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Failling install Ralink RT5592 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My problem concerns the installation of a wi-fi driver (RT5592) for my new wi-fi adapter (PCE-N53) on my newly built computer. Basically, I don't manage to get the driver installed and therefore I ...
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downloading from repository

please I am new to usrp and ubuntu, I want to try out some the projects from Cgran precisely, I want to try out "Two-way relaying with network coding" but to start with I don't even know how to get ...
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How to download packages from repository? [on hold]

please i am new to usrp and want to try out some the projects on Cgran precisely i want to try out Two-way relaying with network coding but to start with i don.t even know how to get the file from the ...
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Wifi not working…still

Upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04 (which was working fine). Now wifi will not connect most of the time. Sometimes when rebooted it connects but most of the time it will not. I have not changed anything ...
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Does driver exist for Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

I'm new to Ubuntu and was wondering if Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit drivers exist for the Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 adapter. I tried searching the forums for my specific adapter, but no luck. ...
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intel wireless ac 7260 not working

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 lts in my new laptop (asusq502la) I need help to make my wireless card already look at additional drivers but don't appear anyvdriver in there. Also I already download ...
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wifi hotspot is not working..[ hard blocked:yes]

I'm completely new to Ubuntu , I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I am unable to turn on the wireless key in the network panel. Whenever I try rfkill unblock all and rfkill list all then it shows -> ...
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Wireless Drivers for Broadcom BCM 4321 (14e4:4329) will not stay connected to a wireless network

So, I'm not necessary new to Linux, I just never took the time to learn it, so please, bare with me. I just swapped out one of my wireless cards from one computer to another. This wireless card in ...
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New laptop with Atheros AR956x wireless adapter wont work on ubuntu 14.00

I Bought a new laptop Asus X451MA, it has AR956x wireless adapter the thing is is not working i had to attach a usb wifi adapter and it worked fine, I need some help guys getting the drivers for that ...
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Serious problem with mobile modems in UBUNTU to look [on hold]

I use mobile broadband using data card (modem) with sim card on Ubuntu 14.04. My friends, relatives, boss call on my sim on modem, & they hear the ring on their phone but I cannot find any alert ...
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How to configure WiFi adaptor to monitor mode

I have just successfully installed a driver (athk9_htc) for TP-Link TL-WN722N (a USB WiFi adaptor) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. My goal is to capture the WiFi traffic with Wireshark. I try to configure the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize my wireless USB adaptor

I need a little help as i am new to UBUNTU. My ubuntu is not recognizing my wireless USB adptor. I have already installed the drivers through WINDOWS WIRELESS DRIVERS. But it shows that no hardware is ...
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Upgraded 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Now Wireless Networking is Disabled

I have just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. The upgrade process went off smoothly, only asked if I wanted to keep some old configs (which I did) and I restarted the computer when finished. The computer ...
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TP-Link TP-WN727N not working on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have posted in another thread asking how to install driver for TL-WN722N. However, as I am really eager to fix the problem sooner and I noticed that someone said Ubuntu has already installed the ...
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Problems with network adapter AR956x on new laptop

I just bought a new laptop Asus X451MA with wireless adapter Atheros AR956x in which I want to use mostly Ubuntu. Well, I've just installed Ubuntu 14.01 from an usb, but when I get to the section ...
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How to install driver for TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 14.04?

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. As I am developing a WiFi product, I want to capture the WiFi traffic wirelessly with Wireshark. Having some searching in the web, I know that I can do that with a USB ...
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compatible wireless for Lucid Puppy [on hold]

please can you list compatible wifi usb for LUCID PUPPY ? the most known working usb .... Thank yo so much
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How can I get Belkin Wireless adapter N450 DB/N600 DB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I am new on this... This is what I get when execute lsusb command: zheko@zheko-FX6800-01e:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 050d:110a Belkin Components ... Any help would be greatly ...
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Wi-Fi enable is not working

I have installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo T410, but the Enable Wi-Fi is grayed out? I cannot connect to the internet
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Dell Latitude D630 Wifi driver needed

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude D630. i am in extreme need of the driver for my machine. i cant seem to find.
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how to install driver with .tar format in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i have just installed ubuntu 14.04(trusty tahr) on my hp probook 445 g1. and i want to install the drivers for audio,webcam,wifi adapter and many more things . my laptop has Realtek 802.11 b/g/n wifi ...
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Network Manager icon disapear 14.04

After installing hostapd in ubuntu 14.04. Network Manager icon disapears. Even after removing hostapd, still Network Manager icon is not appearing. During boot up, "Waiting up to 60 seconds to ...
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Why does my wireless card appears in iwconfig as a eth interface?

I wanted to identify my wireless network interface name to check my wireless network card is installed properly or not . But i am getting something different. I'm used to seeing this: $ ...
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USB Wifi Digitus DN-70440 doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have a wifi dongle "Digitus DN-70440" that cannot be recognized by Ubuntu. I have tried to compile drivers from source but always receive an error during compiling... :( In terminal lsusb command, ...
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WiFi Repeater Creation

I need to make my pc act as wifi repeater. It is possible in windows using netsh commands or connectify software http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-WiFi-Hotspot-Using-the-Command-Prompt Is there any ...
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how can I clear wrong typed wireless information?

I try to connect to a WPA2 wireless network detected by my wireless adapter and the default application for wireless connection under ubuntu 12.04. I typed some wrong information such as i should have ...
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PeerGuardian blocks my wifi ip!

I’ve tried every thing even the PeerGuardian wiki! What I get it that when it tells me to restart pgl after adding the extra ip addresses the restart fails! When I "start" PeerGuardian is gives me an ...
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Peerguardian Error

I installed PeerGuardian (thanks to a lot of help) and I get an Error massage saying : Could not use either kdesu(do) or gksu(do) to execute the command requested. You can set the path of the one you ...