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

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Cannot get wifi working on macbook pro retina

I just installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro Retina, but am having trouble getting the wifi working. I followed the steps posted at Setup problems ubuntu 14.04 wifi on macbookpro 13.3 w/ retina (dual ...
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Wireless Throttled

I've recently got installed a line of 300Mbps. The first test was 4 days ago and the real speed was 180Mbps (ookla speed test). However, it's some day that the speed is diminished... a lot! Now the ...
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Can't connect to N network 15.04

I switched drivers from bcmwl-kernel-source to firmware-b43-installer according to this answer. I can now connect to every network, as long as it does not use 802.11n. Unfortunately this makes my ...
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Programmatically write the network-manager/system-connections

Hi i want to be able to dynamically change the the wifi network configurations, i am trying to write the "ssid" file in the Network-Manager/systems-connections/ and i changed the folder permission to ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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Ubuntu 14.04 - No wireless connection

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP laptop and I do not have any wireless connection. I have followed the procedure given on this post My wireless/WiFi connection does not work. What information is ...
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Having trouble with wifi Raspberry Pi 2 Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Fresh install

I am trying to install Ubuntu with a full desktop environment and have been following this tutorial. However, in one of the steps I need to install a program with sudo apt-get install ...
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Router swich problems connecting to the internet

Hi i have a problem whit my connection to the internet. I had one internet provider and router, then i swiched to a new one and set the new router with same name and pasword as the last one. Evryting ...
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Problem with wifi Ubuntu 12.04, Qualcomm Atheros QCA95665

I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 3442 laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , however I am having issues with the WiFi connection. I receive the error message: Has closed the connection every time ...
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No WiFi on a system76 laptop after upgrade to 15.04

I just upgraded System76 Gazelle laptop to 15.04 and wifi no longer works. It sees many network and tries to connect to mine, but fails repeatedly (/var/log/syslog seems to indicate authentication ...
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Cant print to Wifi Printer in Lubuntu 15.04

I just updated to Lubuntu 15.04 and now I cannot print to my HP Wifi printer. The printer shows up as a wifi network but I cannot connect to it. It keeps asking for a password when the printer is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not working with Broadcom B4311

I've installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 15.04 and I can't get my Broadband B4311 Wifi card working. I had Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and I solved the problem using the b43 driver, so I'd already done a lot of ...
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How to install here Vivid Vervet on to this Lenovo tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label LifeTab of Aldi-Süd ?! - here are the specifications after - I will give a bounty to this question of course - : lsusb ...
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Netgear N600 router not connecting to wifi - help!

I'm extremely new to linux and i'm looking into using linux because my windows trial is running out and I don't have the money to buy a copy. I've been running ubuntu off of a usb to try it out, but I ...
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No WiFi on Macbook Retina, also having graphics issues

I have a Macbook retina (MacBookPro10,1) and I just installed Ubuntu 15 on an external hard drive and can boot to it with rEFInd. I'm having two annoying issues though: Ubuntu wont recognize any ...
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Can't connect specific WIFI network (Ubuntu 15.04) - I tried all solutions on the forum, but didn't work -

I'm using Ubuntu 15.05, My computer cannot connect specific WIFI network, but it's connecting this network with using ethernet port. Also when I open my computer with Windows 7, this can connect this ...
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System 14.04 LTS … Staying connected with Broadcom 4312 on HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop

I am using a Broadcom b43 driver. However, my connection keeps dropping then a auto reconnect. It happens every couple of minutes. I can not maintain a reliable connection. I am running a partitioned ...
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How can I send large files between two Ubuntu devices that both are connected to a silly hotel Wi-Fi network that does not permit SSH?

I've got the network addresses of both devices but pings don't reach the computers. How can I send big files between these devices? Just to be clear, I don't want to transfer data using a USB drive ...
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Limit bandwidth of my WiFi card [duplicate]

I am trying to install a vagrant instance while I am sitting in a group on a congress. Since we don't have such a big bandwidth here, I would like to limit the bandwidth of the initial download of the ...
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How to get Ubuntu 14.04 to detect and connect to open WiFi on startup from USB stick

I'm an 8th grade science teacher and I have recently been given 17 mini dell computers. All are in great physical shape, however, none of them have an operating system or hard drive. I can load Ubuntu ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire V3-371 very poor or not working at all. What can I do?

I bought an Acer Aspire V3-371 a while ago and istalled Kubuntu 14.04 on it. Most things work fine, just that I often can't connect to wifi. At home the connection is so bad that I can't use it at ...
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how to connet to hidden network from terminal [duplicate]

My Ubuntu graphics has stopped working. I can only access the terminal. So I am trying to connect to a hidden network through the terminal. I have tried using iwconfig for the same. But with no ...
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Can't enable Wifi on Ubuntu 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo laptop and everything seems to work fine except the Wifi. Nothing happens when I click the 'enable Wifi' button. I upgraded to 15.04 because of Wifi problems ...
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can't connect to the internet through wifi

I had windows operating system, and yesterday I installed Ubuntu(14.04) and erased windows. Since then, i'm not able to connect the internet through WI-FI. When I tried to connect I got the message: ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T at Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04, however, I am having some trouble doing all the indicated steps: after sudo gedit ...
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How can I connect to two networks simultaneously?

I have just moved house and my ISP have not reconnected my internet yet. So I need two connections: one to my LAN (via ethernet) for my NAS, printer, etc. and the other needs to connect wirelessly to ...
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VirtualBox - no eth0 or wlan0 connection (Ubuntu / CentOS)

I checked all possible places in order to solve this issue and only decided to post a question here because I'm at the verge of giving up. So, I recently installed VirtualBox 4.3.26 on my Ubuntu ...
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Difference between essid, bssid and ssid in commands?

If I am correct, ESS is the union of a set of BSS's. ESSID and BSSID are just their IDs respectively. How can I tell if a wireless network has essid, bssid or ssid? What differences are between ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...