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

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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

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 ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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Internet disappears after few minutes

I have a strange issue. I moved to another city with different Internet and now after being connected to Wi-fi for few minutes (~5) Internet stops working, but wi-fi is still connected. Disconnecting ...
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How do I connect ubuntu 14.04 via usb adapter

I have an old computer that used to have windows XP. XP has gone,and now has lubuntu 14.04 and elive installed. I have been trying to connect to my wireless NetComm modum for several months now but ...
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I have just installed and updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I can't get my Broadcom 4311 wifi to turn on

I read other questions indicating the same issue and followed the instructions given. The results of the script that I ran on my system are at the link below. BTW. Ubuntu will not turn power off on my ...
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I can't install b43-fwcutter

I have to install b43-fwcutter to my Ubuntu 14.04 for wireless. When I do sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter it says: media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware

I tried to use wifi in my notebook but a message appeared "Wireless is disabled by hardware" I have tried change physical switch, but didn't fix it. And use fn too, but nothing fixed this problem ...
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Define specific internet routing with Network Manager [duplicate]

I have a wireless internet that goes out to the Internet, but I have Ethernet set up for a private internal non-Internet-facing network. When I connect my Ethernet on this private static ...
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Wifi network with 2 phase authentication disconnects frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

My wifi network keeps disconnecting regularly in ubuntu. Moreover, connection speeds are also fluctuating in spite of me being stationary. The network connection is a two phase authentication ...
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Problems regarding the network manager with Wi-Fi networks

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit and our school uses a network with WPA2 Enterprise security and PEAP authentication without a certificate. The inner authentication method used is MSCHAPv2. In ...
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I can't find my home wireless internet

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. Now I'm running dual boot, (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) and I just can't find my home wireless, I can find my neighbour's wireless but I can't find mine, please someone ...
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New Ubuntu prebuilt with wifi and over heating issues

I just bought a new Ubuntu 14.10 prebuilt. It has been running very hot from the first day i got it, the WiFi crashes often and has to be reset, and it will just die with out warning, at times with ...
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wifi not working in asus x550cc on ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not able to connect through wi-fi. I have tried out this wifi not working asus x550cc it is hard blocked my asus_nb_wmi is loaded and rfkill list all ...
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Wifi signal recently started fluctuating

Recently my wifi signal on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 has lowered drastically. It is not a router issue since my phone and other laptop (which runs Windows 7) work just fine using the same ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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Trying to make my wireless adapter work [duplicate]

I currently have a Net gear Wireless adapter wna3100 i originally had windows 7 but now i dual-boot by the way i am very new to Linux please reply soon thank you
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not work wifi for Lenovo Y50-70

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my computer (lenovo Y50-70) but wifi doesnt work. Could you please help me?
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Ubuntu wireless got disconnected when far from router

I finally did install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus notebook. Now, my laptop is on dual-boot Windows7 and Ubuntu. All is working well, however, after getting the updates sudo apt-get update and setting up ...
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samba server with wireless USB adapter

I have an hp desktop with 2 core processor i386. set up samba server with access to a windows 8.1 64bit computer and a wdmycloud drive. Everything works as intended by way of eth0 . I can read and ...
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Unable to monitor mode and injection work on my wifi card bcm43142 in kali linux [on hold]

I have dual booted my laptop with kali linux. After working on it somehow I managed to get work my wifi. But I'm unable to start monitor mode and injection. When I execute airmon-ng start eth1 it ...
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Wifi no longer connecting automatically

Is there a way to reinstall my wifi... utilities or whatever? Suddenly every time I open my laptop lid to bring it out from sleep, it no longer connects to my wifi. It doesn't even see the SSID. I ...
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how do I get wifi to work on Acer Aspire 3680

I am having trouble getting wifi to work on this old laptop (acer aspire 3680). Its running 14.04 with gnome metacity. I think it has a qualcom atheros AR2413/2414. switch on front shows yellow and ...
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System Network Certificate window Frozen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04, with gnome-shell. I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network. I enter my login and password, but no certificate -- I'm instructed by my university to ignore the warning (I ...
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How to run an access point and a client on a single WLAN card?

I am setting up a small home server (Xubuntu 14.10 desktop version). I have a ath9k based wireless card for internet access. Unfortunately I can not have wired network from my DSL router to the ...