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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
0answers
3 views

How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

Hi i have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browisng the net i have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me,I have gone through ...
1
vote
1answer
9 views

ubuntu 14.04 wireless disconnects after rebooting until router is switched off and on

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side Win8.1 on my new laptop. Wireless connection worked well for a day and then it started disconnecting whenever I downloaded something or restarted/shut ...
1
vote
1answer
8 views

Problems turning off the wireless card

I am trying to turn off wireless using the ifconfig command ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens no errors displayed in the terminal and wireless networks are still displayed in the network ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Wifi being weird after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 (only works for the first 5 mins)

I'm having problem with my Wifi since I upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 two days ago. I understand that there are already lots of posts about it and I have dig through many of them, but I believe my ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Wifi ubuntu 15.04 don't work

I have just downloaded ubuntu 15.04. But the wifi appeared to be disconected although it is not.
0
votes
0answers
9 views

SSH and VPN connection working on one Ubuntu 14.04 laptop but not at another Ubuntu 14.04 laptop - What is different?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
2
votes
0answers
6 views

Missing driver for ASUS USB-N53?

I have a WiFi USB adapter called "Asus N53 Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Adapter". I've tried just sticking it into my (up-to-date) Ubuntu 15.04 computer, but it doesn't work. Syslog: kernel: usb 1-3: ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Wifi and Bluetooth Not working on Ubuntu 14.04 but working on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Even after updating with sudo apt-get install update (while connected with wired network), it still does not see available wifi nor does the enabled bluetooth able to find any bluetooth, just ...
3
votes
0answers
24 views

Ubuntu 15.04 destroys my Wi-Fi

I have ubuntu 15.04, my Wi-Fi adapter is ralink rt5390. lshw -C network output: *-network description: Wireless interface product: RT5390 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe vendor: ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

Broadcom wireless disabled after sleep on HP Pavillion

I've dropped a Ubuntu 14.04 onto a new HP Pavilion laptop. After installing the bcmwl-kernel-source package, the Wi-Fi appears to work, however after putting the laptop to sleep (via closing the lid) ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

unable to locate package hostpad

I want to use Ubuntu as wifi router and the solution I found was hostpad. But I am unable to install it, it says, unable to locate package hostpad. What is the possible solution here? Thanks
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Ubuntu and Ethernet problems?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 on an HP Pavilion dv3-2003tu. Recently I switched my hard drive to a new one that still contains Kubuntu and what I'm wondering is why Kubuntu can't connect to my ethernet ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Ubuntu internet stops working after a few minutes. Wifi stays connected though

Recently, the Internet was been acting strange on my Ubuntu partition. It works 100% fine when I dual-boot Windows, but the Ubuntu partition connects to wifi for an indeterminate amount of time (0-10 ...
0
votes
4answers
22 views

Is Ubuntu right for my Laptop?

Ok, so. I have an Asus transformer-book and the windows 8.1 OEM kind of sucks. I tested Ubuntu and kind of liked it. but i only have 25GBs of storage. I really need it to use the internet, is my ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

wifi and ethernet keep disconnecting

I don't know if this has been asked before, but the internet (ethernet and wifi) is constantly disconnected. I've checked the router, via other devices (such as cell phone and tablet) and access to ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Hotspot support WEP / WPA

I'm following this tutorial : http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ and I've managed to get my hotspot running (sharing ethernet over wireless). ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

14.04 wifi ndisgtk drivers and getting card working

i am completely new to ubuntu. I think i was successful in installing ndisgtk and using the gui to install drivers for my wireless network card. i get a rt2860 hardware present and tried to configure ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Will the TP-Link TL-WDN4800 work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Netgear WMA3100v1 wifi adapter and it is not working, works for about 10 mins then it disconnects. So I am really tired of struggling to get wifi working on my desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

TP-LINK wireless N USB adapter [on hold]

Do I need to remove it from my PC or it's just okay to leave it there?
-2
votes
0answers
23 views

Wifi not working on Dell inspiron 13 7347 for Ubuntu 14 LTS [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on my dell inspiron 13 7000 (7347). Configuration core i5 and 8gb ram. Please help
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Why am I frequently getting disconnected from wifi after some time of use? [duplicate]

I use a Lenovo g50-45 with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am connected to the wifi and can access the Internet for like 10-5 min and then the wifi will ...
2
votes
2answers
18 views

Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

14.04, wifi disconnected, atheros ar5008, CAN'T SLEEP!

Two days ago I started computer and found the wifi disconnected. I couldn't even figure out a reason since I didn't do anything, I didn't update anything, I didn't change any settings, and it just all ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Can't install firmware-b43-installer online

I'm on a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude D630 - specifically, I've got a Broadcom BCM4311 wireless network card. I've read through the instructions at ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

bluetooth does not connect phone and speaker, and the wifi freezes the laptop when switching a network

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on a lenovo yoga3pro. It recognises, but it does not connect to my phone (iphone 5s) and speaker (envaya denon). the wifi freezes the system most of the time when I ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

Ubuntu 14.10 wifi keeps disconnecting [on hold]

Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C network" and "uname -a" below. sudo lshw -C network *-network description: Wireless interface ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Internet comes and goes after update to 15.04

I recently upgraded to 15.04 with a Mac. At the beginning I had no Internet at all but fixed that by installing manually the drivers from my wired connection. However now with both WiFi and wired ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

(Ubuntu 15.04) wireless connected but no internet access

i'm using ubuntu 15.04 vivid, I'm connected to the wifi but when I open Firefox, it said "Server not found", I open Software Updater it said Failed to download, basically no internet access. But I've ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Partition not shown correctly in Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS installer + wifi network not shown

I'm trying to install Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 7. I am on a laptop with a single hard disk in which I prepared a partition to install Ubuntu. This is what I see on Windows partition manager, ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

connect to wlan0, and eth0 as safeguard in etc/network/interfaces

I am currently running rpis headless that send data over ethernet to a server that is also connected to the router through ethernet. Using a usb wifi adapter and keeping the same IP address, i would ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

wlan0 is missing

My laptop wlan0 missing after apt-get upgrade. It works well before. ifconfig only lists lo and eth0 now. iwconfig give no wireless extension error. $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

WiFi driver help please

Hello so I figured out that I can copy and paste. I also figured out that i cant watch movie or listen music.because I'm missing certain addons. I still however can not install the drivers. I ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Can't connect to WiFi with “Connection activation failed” error after upgrade from 14.04 -> 15.04

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 to 15.04 in succession. I lost internet capabilities each time, thanks to my having to use a Realtek WiFi dongle. I was able to resolve those issues both ...
2
votes
1answer
13 views

can't run interface and virtual interface at the same time

So I am trying to create an ad-hoc network between a couple of devices. I also need to run hostapd in order to capture probe request packets. I have a wireless adapter (TL-WN722N) that is capable of ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Wifi stopped working after resume or reboot Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dell vostro laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with windows (wifi is working with windows). The wifi stopped working after resume/reboot. Wifi is unable to detect any networks. PFB the ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Ubuntu WiFi password storage is per-card?

I've replaced a wlan card of my laptop HP EliteBook 2530p. I've removed Intel WiFi Link 5100 (full size mini PCIE) and put Atheros AR9832 AR5BHB116 (half size) In addition, I've flashed BIOS whose ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

WiFi driver help

My wifi driver does not work. I have already uninstalled windows and I can't get any internet access. The only option may be to install a new one but how. The only internet access I have is on my ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How to keep alive a wifi connection on a laptop

I have a Dell Mini 9 running Ubuntu 14. The wifi seems to work well, but only as long as I use it. I've noticed that if I leave it idle, and then try to ping or SSH into it, it's disconnected from the ...
-5
votes
0answers
23 views

Why does ubuntu's wireless work horribly? [on hold]

It doesn't matter if I use LTS or not. It doesn't matter what hardware I've used. After about 6 months ubuntu seems to forget how to connect to my router even though nothing has changed since the day ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

My Brother DCP 7065DN Printer is “not available”

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new computer, and now I want to be able to print with it. So I looked up how to do it, and the tutorial told me to enter some commands and download the LPR and ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How can I connect to Wi-Fi on My ubuntu laptop?

I've been trying to connect to the internet on my laptop for some time now. But with no success. I am using Ubuntu 15.04.
1
vote
2answers
25 views

Is sharing a mounted USB drive on Samba without a password a security risk?

At my low level of expertise, the only way I can share a mounted external drive from Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows computers in my house is to use the Samba GUI to share it, then edit smb.conf to add "force ...
-1
votes
0answers
19 views

wifi problems atheros 9565 on a lenovo g50,kubuntu 14.04

Ran the wireless script,here is the output..at the time had a tplink usb wireless connected as well..wireless connection slows down and cuts after 10minutes or so..tried backports,modprobe,driver ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Lubuntu won't connect to wifi

I recently installed Lubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite P10 with Intel Celeron 2.6 Ghz and 2 GB DDR Ram . Any version of windows ran so slowly so I decided to give Lubuntu a go. It installed ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

wpa_supplicant does not connect with “ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument” error!

Ubuntu Server 12.04 is installed on my desktop system (in text-mode, no X-Window is available) and I have no wired Ethernet connected, just wireless network is available. I use TP-Link TL-WN723N USB ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI but Ubuntu did not respond to the HID commands from remote control

1) Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI. However, when pressed keys on the remote control, nothing happened. The remote sent out HID data but Ubuntu did not respond to them. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

New and Inexperienced: Wifi networks not being detected suddenly

I know very little about Ubuntu or programming, or really anything, but I'm helping a friend get a stable OS on his computer since some jerk nuked his entire hard drive, OS and all (me). For a while ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

I have a weak connection in a dell vostro v131 with ubuntu 15.04, can you help me?

Network controller [0280] Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1030[Rainbow Peak][8086:008a](rev 34) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1030 BNG [8086:5325] Kernel driver in use: ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

IPv6 SLAAC (ICMPv6 Router Advertisments) are ignored by wlan1 interface

I installed 15.04 on my Thinkpad W520. However, I'm not able to get IPv6 working on wlan1 interface: ifconfig wlan1 wlan1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8c:70:5a:d2:65:bc inet ...