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

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wireless problem in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

i am a newbie user in linux/ubuntu and i inastalled ubuntu alongside win8 in labtop hp 450 g1 but in ubuntu my wireless driver and bluetooth dosent work and really i confused and didnt know what to do ...
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Wireless automatic disconnection

My wireless connection automatically drops once in a while. Once that happens, I use WICD to reconnect to the wireless network, which shows that it puts down and up wireless interface. I wonder if ...
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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

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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Install additional drivers to USB from mac?

I have a problem, I have no Ethernet cable and I want to bypass the need of using it to install the WLAN and Wi-Fi Ubuntu driver. I did find a similar question here, but it is old and the answer is ...
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Help me to connect with internet using my 3G modem

I am completely new in Ubuntu. So please explain everything as a newbie friendly tone. I have Ubuntu 13.04 LTS on my machine with a Windows 7 as dual booting. I rarely use Ubuntu. But now planning ...
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WiFi Driver not found!

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on HP pavilion P045TX Dual booting with windows 8.1. WiFi drivers are not found. How do i install the drivers for the same. Please help me out!!.
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WiFi Drops Out after Suspend

I have a Fujitsu Siemens V5535 loaded with ubuntu 14.10. Of course, it's a netbook, and I'm pretty happy with how it's survived, despite all I've put it through. So overall, I'm pretty happy with it, ...
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Ubuntu on Asus eeebookX205 with all peripherals

I am planning to get an eeebook X205 but I want to be sure that I can run Ubuntu with wireless and sound. There is an article ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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“No network devices available” Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to the Ubuntu community, so please, give a step-by-step answer if possible. Everything was fine, until my battery became critically low and my computer turned off. After charging and turning ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid network-manager causes kernel panic on Lenovo G505s [on hold]

I had Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my Lenovo G505s and I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 in February this year (to the beta release). A few weeks ago, I updated my installation with new packages. From that ...
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strange, random Wifi connection problems with 14.04

I frequently have problems to connect to my wifi from either my laptop and my desktop computer. Both machines run with Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes I am just not able to connect to the wifi and the only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/Kernel upgrade 4.0 no wireless

Anyone know any solution for fixing wireless connection for TP-Link Tl821N, after upgrading to kernel 4.0, other than downgrading? No info on wireless adapter. The icon of network in kde is red ...
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Ubuntu linking two wireless networks and sharing internet connexion

I must at first say that I'm a total noob regarding networking. I have two wifi adapters (wlan0 and wlan1). wlan0 is connected to a wireless router that is not connected to internet. wlan1 (a long ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Wifi drops to 0 B/s

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed and if I connect to a network (with Wifi) first everything works great with good transferring rates. However after some time (few minutes, sometimes longer) the ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Set wlan0 to Monitor Mode

When setting wlan0 to monitor mode with sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode Monitor I get the following error: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not ...
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wireless button not working in linux

im running gnome ubuntu 14.10/windows 7 ultimate on a hp pavilion g6 1d98dx and it appears that my wireless button is somehow bound to something to do with the softblock (not the hardblock as it ...
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Urgent Help! ath9k how to disable 5GHz channel

I am looking for a way to disable the 5GHz in ath9k other than setting the country code. I have found that there is a patch files for the ath9k or actually the latest kernel 3.19 and 4.0 updated this ...
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How to connect a Handycam through WiFi or NFC to Ubuntu device to share content?

I have a Sony Handycam device with Built in Wifi and NFC. And I want to connect it to my computer without using the USB cable. And so I would like to use the default NFC or WiFi feature in my camera. ...
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SOLVED HP 15-r212nl Wifi random disconnect on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

SOLUTION: echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0 swlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf after this, REBOT. after a short delay (that can be 5 or 30 min) the internet connection (WiFi) stop work ...
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can't get WiFi connected on new Lenovo w 14.04

Just bought a Lenovo laptop and can't get WiFi connected. It can see my network SSID, but any attempt to connect gives wlan0: authenticate with 90:ef... wlan0: send auth to 90:ef... wlan0: ...
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How to know if the router is internet access when connecting via wireless

In windows when you are connecting via wireless it's tell you if their is internet access or no. in ubuntu i already connect to router but i don't know if the router is connect to internet or not?! ...
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How do I make coffee with Ubuntu?

I want to make fresh coffee with Ubuntu, using open/free software, a coffee machine and a wireless connection. What software can I use that is already available, and what hardware do I need to ...
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cannot increase txpower on ar9285

I try follow commands but nothing happened: ifconfig wlan0 down iw reg set BO ifconfig wlan0 up iwconfig wlan0 iwconfig wlan0 channel 8 iwconfig wlan0 txpower 17 With sudo and without sudo! But ...
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All wifi is showing except 1 wifi in ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

All wifi is showing except 1 wifi in ubuntu 12.04. I try with reintallation of drivers also
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Wifi stopped working after swapping hard drive

I had wifi working on my laptop with 14.04. I swapped out the hard drive and copied the existing drive image back onto a larger installed hard drive. For some reason, the wifi stopped working ...