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

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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

Can you please help? I have installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago. It was always working fine. But I dowloaded some recommended aktualisations 3 days ago and after these updates my ...
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can't use bluetooth on acer E5-571G laptop

I've got an acer E5-571G laptop under ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu). Blueman can't recognize my bluetooth phone or headset. Tried the various solutions on the forum. None works... Looks like many ...
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USB ports not working properly on Ubuntu 14.04, Fn keys stopped working

I was using my machine and everything was working just fine but at some point of time (I don't recall changing anything in the system) USB ports just stopped working properly: I was connecting ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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Remove kdewallet password prompt

I would like to turn on my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 anymore!

I've been struggling with my wifi for a week now. Since we changed router and provider(O2 box 6431), the connection doesn't work on Ubuntu anymore, yet it does work on windows (and also on ubuntu with ...
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Problems connecting to my school's wifi.

So I have a lenovo yoga 2 pro with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and so far I have had to blacklist ideapad_laptop to unblock my wifi adapter. Now I'm having a hard time connecting to my school's secure ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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Lenovo e540 not producing hdmi audio to Samsung flatscreen

I have a Lenovo E540 Thinkpad that I bought because it was certified on the Ubuntu website with the intention of installing some form of Linux as the operation system. I started with Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Wifi is connected, but after a while ping to access point doesn't work. (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have an Asus G55V laptop on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and which I upgraded to 12.04 LTS last summer. I have the laptop for almost 2 years and so far I had no wireless connection issues ...
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ubuntu 14. cant connect to the internet after install

I have just installed Linux Ubuntu replacing my Linux mint to see the difference. the computer i just installed it on was my older dell latitude which handled mint perfectly fine with all of my ...
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iPhone 6 iOS reading mount points unknown??

Im wondering why my iPhone 6 iOS 8.1.2 is reading I have a total disk space of 56.0GB when I have a 64GB memory. What makes up for that non-exsistant memory?? 10MB /DEV/DISK0S1S3 Mount point: ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Wifi Intel Centrino N-2230 not working on Dell Inspiron 17r SE on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had to reinstall my Ubuntu system because it was not working properly so I did with a USB installation and I kept my old /home. The Wifi was working good on my 14.10 system and even in Live CD but ...
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Dell Inspiron 17r's Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had to reinstall my Ubuntu system because it was not working properly so I did with a USB installation and I kept my old /home. The Wifi was working good on my 14.10 system and even in Live CD but ...
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Tp Link wn821n v4.2 doesn't connect to my wireless

I bought a TP-Link TL-WN821N. When I plug in the receiver Ubuntu does recognize and I can choose between the networks available (only hot spot) and works perfectly. But with the home wifi When I type ...
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airmon-ng with internal wifi adapter [on hold]

hello i'm using backtrack 5 using vmware 10 workstation .when i type airmon-ng it doesn't shows anything . but when i type ifconfig i got following output . this is my internal wifi card[divice ...
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Epson xp-225 printer wont work on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is found but when I go to Epson there is no sign of my model. When I choose generic driver it gives me a long list. Which driver should I use My printer connects wirelessly and has never ...
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Why wireless driver doesn't work

There's a problem with wireless that the ifconfig doesn't show any wlan interface. I made sure that the interface is up by using : ifconfig wlan0 up and the result was something like : wlan0: ...
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How to fix “Server Not Found” on my home wifi while using my laptop with Ubuntu Cinnamon?

Ubuntu w Cinnamon successfully loaded new (full install, no partitions for Windows 8.1) onto my wireless laptop yesterday at a meeting in another city where the facility had wifi, yet today back at ...
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Wifi connection deauthenticated by router

I use ubuntu 14.04 and I have an Acer V3-571G laptop. I have an O2 Box 6431 modem which I have received from O2. My wifi connection works fine except when I restart ubuntu or laptop. Next time it does ...
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HP8610 printer stopped printing from ubuntu

My HP 8610 printer is not communicating with my ubuntu 14.04 system. It is wireless and was working fine until yesterday. Whenever I send anything to print, it goes to queue as pending. Printer ...
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Installing on a MSI GS60 2QD - Bootloader and wifi drivers question

I just bought myself a new laptop, the MSI GS60 2QD Ghost. It comes with Windows 8.1 pre installed and the new UEFI software instead of the old BIOS. I've read a lot of threads about how to set up ...
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use eth0 and wlan0 at same time

I have a Raspberry pi and I have connected it to my laptop via LAN cable in order to remote it, on the other side I want to use my WiFi to use internet. When I connect to both of them one of them ...
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Installing the driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I have problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged my wifi adapter but it did not work so I guess I need to install the driver manually but I don't know how to do it. I currently ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Wi-Fi connecting problem

I am using a USB dongle with AR9374 chip set on it. The Problem is, I can't get it connected to a AP. I have tried to create a wpa_supplicant.conf file in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf but doesn't work. ...
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Cannot see bitrate and other information when using iwconfig command

I just moved from win8 to ubuntu today, but had done it on a friend's computer the day before. After setting things up, I wanted to check my wifi info, so I used iwconfig in the terminal. This is ...
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How do I use two wireless cards?

I want to set up two wifi cards to work one connected to the internet and one connected to a non-internet network. What wifi cards should I use? And what router should I buy for the second network ...
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A couple of questions reguarding ubuntu [on hold]

I have four problems using Ubuntu which are really important. I have sorted them in order of help 1) When I try to play a video on a website such as daily motion it automatically buffers two seconds ...
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wireless access point not start

I try to create an access point from built-in wireless component of my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA222FX, I follow exactly the steps of online instructions using network editor provided with Kubuntu 14.10, ...
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monitor network connectivity faults?

I am suffering poor connectivity when i work at home. Frequently I see write failed broken pipe and other errors indicating that Ive lost connection. I would like to complain to my service provider, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi connects but data does not flow

I have installed a new router that is an ASUS N65U with a custom firmwware from Padavan. Every device in the house connects to it fine and has no problems except my main Ubuntu laptop. It does not ...
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How to access the router UI when it's IP address says “the webpage is not available”? Its not just plug and play as in windows?

I have some TPLink access points (and a travel router that can work as an access point), and want to configure them in order to extend my wifi signal. In windows I just plugged them into the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS has problems connecting to wifi network

It(could not connect to the wifi network) started occuring recently (maybe after some update) that system has problem with wifi connection. I have no idea what solves this but sometimes I have to ...
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WiFi not connecting with Atheros AR9285 Wireless card

Brand new to Ubuntu and I really am impressed on how much better it works compared to Windows OS. The only issue I am having is my WiFi sees my network but it doesn't connect. It connects perfectly ...
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TP link WiFi not working in Ubuntu

I have a TP Link w8901n router. Its WiFi works well with a phone and Windows, but not work in Ubuntu 14.04. It shows me a WiFi connection when I connected it, but it's not working? It show me ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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Bluetooth and WiFi do not connect on Pavillion 15 HP

I have a new Pavilion 15 AMD Radeon with a RTL8723be chip and it is recognized, but the Bluetooth is not working. It appears but never finds or shows anything. I tried a lot of distributions and ...
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Enter BIOS from Ubuntu 14.04 (Ideapad Yoga 13 - Novo Button)

I changed the BIOS settings in my Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga13 running Windows 8.1, as I was having difficulties in installing Ubuntu 14.04. In the process I also changed the UEFI to LEGACY. Later Ubuntu ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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Wifi icon is not displayed

My networking status is on which is shown in first figure But the Networking icon i.e. the wifi icon is missing. How do I bring it back?
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How to create wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04 that is visible to every device?

I was creating a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor as instructed on Share Internet Connection With Android in Ubuntu 14.04 but an unexpected error occurred as a result of which I was able to ...
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hot-spot wifi with wifi

Sorry by my english Now i live in a big house and when i go to bathroom i cant connect with my wifi, so my question is... Can i extend the signal of my router if my laptop run like a router?? my ...
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14.10 ver - Very Slow WiFi connection (Realtek)

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my laptop via bootable USB drive. The OS runs nice and smooth but the internet via WiFi is very slow: it takes ages to load a page, and sometimes it doesn’t even ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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Wireless Connection drops every few days

My wireless connection drops every few days, and to fix it I usually have to restart the computer, connect via ethernet, run software update, restart my router, and then my computer reconnects. I ran ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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Wifi drops out constantly after upgrade to xUbuntu 14.10

I upgraded yesterday from xUbuntu 14.04 to 14.10, because I hoped to have better bluetooth recognition. (I didn't). Before the upgrade Wifi would drop out seemingly randomly. More often, when there ...