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

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Wifi connects to all networks except for one

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer PC. I am seeing a problem with my WiFi recently. I can connect to all wireless networks except my home network. The connection is established, but when I connect to ...
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Error with Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor

I am new Ubuntu 14.04 user. I have a VAIO with Windows 8.1 UEFI preinstalled. My VAIO has a Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor. Since I started the Ubuntu live USB, it tells me the wireless network is ...
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UBUNTU 12.0.4 LTS freezes on wireless occassionaly

This happens only when I connect to wifi, the system freezes and would not respond at all (ctrl+alt+f7 also does not work). Restarting the system is the only option. But the annoying thing is even if ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen, 2015) Wifi Speed in Ubuntu 15.04

I just picked up a Thinkpad X1 Carbon, 3rd Generation and installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything I've tried seems to be working just fine, aside from the wifi. Initially, it does not really work at all. ...
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Problem with Wifi wireless driver realtek - disconnection after few minutes

i just bought an acer notebook and loaded ubuntu to escape windows. My problem is that the wifi disconnects from itself after a few minutes, turning only back if I reboot.The problem apprears ...
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My Lenovo Thinkpad T61 will not connect to the internet

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t61 with the 4695gn wifi card, my problem is my laptop wont connect to the internet even tho it lists all the wifi ssds that it can connect to and aswell it will keep asking ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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Connect two laptops through wi-fi

I want to connect 2 laptops using wi-fi. I don't want to share internet using this connection instead I want to test my programs which use sockets and are run on 2 machines. When I connected the 2 ...
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TP-Link WDN-4800 WLAN can ping and browse one webpage before not doing anything

I recently put together my first build, and I have a TP-Link WN-4800 WLAN for Wifi. I put it on my motherboard, and it was detected fine right away. It shows up in my network manager and can connect ...
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RTL8812AE cannot connect to 5ghz networks

I recently purchased a PEX867WAC22 PCI-E wifi card from StarTech (RTL8812AE), and have not been able to connect to any 5 ghz network due to authentication timing out. The driver it comes with is only ...
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Does WICD provide options for choosing one of internal and external wireless adapters?

I plug in my usb external wifi adapter, but I can't find where in WICD I can choose to use either the internal or external wifi adapter. Where are the options? Thanks.
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Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my Dell Inspiron 7547 from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 today, and I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. I can see the wireless connection I am trying to connect to, but I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Netgear WNDA3100v2 wifi unstable and stops working randomly

I have spend a large amount of my time trying to get my WNDA3100v2 Netgear Wifi dongle to work. After hours of searching I was able to find out how to install the needed,bcmn43xx64.inf driver for it ...
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Wiereless Not Working in Macbook Pro Retina (2014)

I am a new Linux user. I have had a problem with the detection of my wireless network adapter in Kali Linux for a while. I have posted in their forums but with no success, but as I have seen that ...
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Vodafone NetCruise dongle connection in ubuntu 10.10

I have a vodafone netcruise dongle which I want to use in ubuntu 10.10. I tried checking in edit connections but I am confused a bit . Is there a simple way to do it ? In windows, I can just run .exe ...
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no wifi on imac running 14.04 only

how do I get wifi on my mac running Ubuntu 14.04 only? I've tried left clicking the WIFI icon but there are parts missing and my pc running same had no issues. I'm using it right now... anyone else ...
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Lubuntu keyring

I have a wifi system on my pupils' laptops that requires them to enter their username and password every time they use a laptop. I run lubuntu 14.10. This opens a keyring prompt and a ca-certificate ...
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Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-Bit and have a Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter. I have tired to get it to work but have no luck. when I run lsusb command I get: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 7392:7811 ...
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How To Install Hwawei E303 Modem in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Now want to install my Hwawei E303 modem on Ubuntu. Unfortunately when I connect my modem to the USB port I don't see any popup. Also there is a setup.exe inside of ...
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Lost WiFi when loaded into my HP Laptop

I have loaded Ubuntu/Linux 14.04LTS onto my HP Laptop. I did a dual boot with Windows 8.1. Using Windows I have a WiFi connection. When I shut down and reboot into the Ubuntu/Linux I then loose my ...
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How to compile bcmwl-ubuntu?

Running on kernel < 4.0 I used the precompiled bcmwl-kernel-source from the repository without any problems. Now I updated my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS to kernel 4.0.0-040000-generic where the package ...
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dnsmasq disabled on Network Manager

When I first started using Ubuntu, it would always use dnsmasq. I mean when I would enter $ nslookup www.bing.com The result would come from 127.0.0.1. But after installing and configuring ...
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Wireless not working on Dell Latitude E6400 with Unbuntu 14.04.2

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04.2 to a new hard drive in a Dell Latitude E6400. Unfortunately I cannot figure out how to get the wireless working. I know the hardware works because my other ...
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Can I limit how much wifi I use [duplicate]

I don't want to be hogging up my wifi network. Can I limit how much wifi I use so I don't hog up the network I am using and if so how?
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wireless problem in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am a newbie user in Linux/Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 in laptop hp 450 g1 but in Ubuntu my wireless driver and Bluetooth doesn't work and really i confused and didn't know what ...
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Wireless automatic disconnected

04-22-2015 My internal wireless adapter become disabled (the wireless led indicator isn't lighted), when I mount my laptop on a laptop table from my desk. Restart Ubuntu is the only solution I know ...
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Does firmware depend on OS and architecture?

I learned that firmware of a device runs in the device. So does firmware of a device not depends on the computer architecture and the OS kernel? (I know that a driver of a device depends on arch and ...
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Wifi disconnects and doesn't re-connect anymore

i've got a Lenovo z50-70 and when I connect to a wifi it works for some time and then internet stops working; when I manually disconnect it, it takes like a minute to disconnect and then it tries to ...
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Wi-Fi cannot be used, it says it is disabled by a hardware switch (I do not have a disable WiFi hardware switch on my laptop)

I just installed Ubuntu onto my Lenovo Yoga 2 and I cannot turn on or use my WiFi because it says that it is disabled by a hardware switch (I do not have a physial disable WiFi hardware switch on my ...
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Run Wifi on HP Probook 440 G2 [on hold]

I have installed UBUNTU 13.10 on my laptop HP Probook 440 G2 I am really frustated , wifi is NOT working :( I tried installing Additional Drivers but it did not work Please help me!!!
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Ubuntu 14.04 RT 8723 WIFI adapter not working, SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not permitted

I have a Radxa Rock Pro on which I recently flashed the Ubuntu 14.04 image. This image should have the firmware for the RT 8723 already loaded. Because the output of ifconfig -a is: eth0 Link ...
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wifi connection and USB data modem together

I want to connect my laptop to a camera's wifi... and transfer pics to the laptop... (no problem so far...) Then I want to use the laptop, via a USB CELL data modem, to capture a selected pic, and ...
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wifi card fifo going berserk

From time to time my computer freezes and when I change to tty1 I see a lot of error messages. I cant even login due to the speed of the appearing messages. Here is a screen photo. Anyone got ...
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okay to install the latest kernel for Vivid on Trusty? [on hold]

I installed 64bit generic kernel 4.0 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.0-vivid/, on Trusty (i.e. Ubuntu 14.04), following ...
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Wireless interface become disabled

My internal intel wireless adapter (Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh], and logical name: wlan0) sometimes stops working, and I have to restart Ubuntu so that it will work again. My laptop is ...
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Menu bar networking menu disabled

Roughly every 2 weeks (give or take a few days), my WiFi becomes disconnected and the networking menu becomes disabled. I’ve been experiencing this for a few months now hoping I could track down ...
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Ethernet not working and wireless is slow

I have a desktop PC that I built that I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 8.1. It has an Ethernet port on the motherboard (MSI Z97S) and a wireless card in a PCI-Express slot (Asus ...
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iwconfig all interfaces “no wireless extension”

I installed the new ath10k driver following this procedure : ath10k installation. And afterwards I am not longer able to use iwconfig command. I always get this error : Error for wireless request ...
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New Wifi problems with Toshiba Satellite running 14.04

I would greatly appreciate your help with my current shituation regarding wifi. A few symptoms for ye: 1) No previous issues with connecting to wifi from this pc. The network is visible, asks for ...
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Wireless isn't working in ubuntu 14.04, even after installing bcmwl-kernel-source package & enabling it via: Software & Update/Additional Drivers Also, There are no options to enable a ...
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Wifi not detected on Ubuntu 14.10

I had wifi working on my new Compaq laptop but it would disconnect automatically after some time. I searched on the internet for the same and found modified drivers which I tried installing from here ...
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No network devices available ubuntu 14.04

As suggested in ubuntu forums, I pasted the result of wireless_script.sh. Please help with the issue. Until yesterday the wifi was working. Today when I logged in I see 'no network devices available'. ...
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Ubuntu wifi doesnt work

I can't use my wifi as when I click enable wifi it stays disabled. Here's all the info you might need to help me http://pastebin.com/ehLDwDzW
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Wifi with Asus R510JK on ubuntu 15.04 and kernel 4.0

Wifi on this laptop was working well with ubuntu 14.10. I installed the daily 15.04 with kernel 4.0 in order to activate the FocalTech touchpad. But now the Wifi is not working anymore (it's not ...
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Cannot Connect To WiFi - Intel Corporation Wireless 3160

I got a new laptop recently and since 14.04 refused to work and 12.04 is a little dated I installed Ubuntu 15.04 Beta 2. Anyways, I've been looking around and cannot find a way to get the wifi to ...
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Wifi Option is available but it can't be clicked when trying to click

Here I have a problem with my Ubuntu 14.04 that there exist the Enable wifi option but when I'm trying to click on it then it is not responding to my action and it is disabled also there is a problem ...
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Wireless issues

I have installed ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso in an Intel based NUC. I connected to wireless netwoirk using TP-LINK card (model TL-WN822N). I was able to connect to the router and even browse a ...
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wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 after few time until restart the system part2

I facing problem regarding wifi and nobody has helped me . Please help me. Please find my problem in below link. wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 after few time until restart the system
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how auto rfkill wifi [closed]

What do I do to let wifi go out automatically without entering commands such as sudo rfkill block wifi or `sudo ifconfig wlan0 down when booting a Linux? I know the method to input the command gksu ...
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Ubuntu 15.04beta2 on Macbook Pro 12,1 (Early 2015) - can't connect to 5GHz wireless [closed]

I ran the wireless info dump script from this post - my output is here. Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43602 802.11ac Wireless LAN SoC [14e4:43ba] (rev 01) I copied ...