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

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Wireless chipset doesn't show up in ifconfig

i have an HP 15 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit install, Atheros chipset, i have ath9k installed, and kernel version 3.2.0-70-generic, i had this issue with version 3.2.0-24-generic but solved following a ...
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Specify wifi for auto connection

I have different wifi's available (lets call them 'wifi1' and 'wifi2'), when starting Ubuntu it always connects to 'wifi1'. Is it possible to set a configuration so it first tries to connect to ...
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I can see wireless networks, but can't connect using Ubuntu 14.04

Installed 14.04 on a Gateway E4610D. Changed to a 250mb WD, added 4GB of memory, and a Linksys WMP600N Wireless Card. As far as I know, this card is supported with no other drivers needed. The one ...
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Wireless not working on startup

im running ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook Air from early 2008. It has a Broadcom 4321 wireless card, and I'm using the b43 wireless driver. Here is what I have to do to get wireless to work after it boots: ...
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D link Wireless N USB for ubuntu 12.04

I am using a desktop and using ubuntu 12.04. I brought a D-Link Wiresless DWA 132 N USB adapter, yet its not recognize. How ever its recognized in my laptop , and I used that while my local PCs ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot connect to a particular network

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit on Dell Latıtude E5440 and it is not able to connect to the network inside the university campus although I provide the correct settings which are as ...
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BCM4313 802.11bgn cannot find previously known network after update to 14.04

I have the following question: After update to Ubuntu 14.04 I cannot see my wireless network anymore, or rather it says it is not within range. I have no Idea what's wrong!
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Ethernet and wifi not working after package update 12.04 LTS

Recently I updated some packages in my Dell vostro 2520 laptop and after that my broadcom network driver is not working. When listing details of this network card with sudo lshw -C Network it shows ...
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wifi disabled after installation of 14.04

I am working on HP 6830s,I have installed Ubuntu 14.04,but now I have problem with wireless internet. iwconfig eth0 no wirless extensions lo no wirless extensions What should I try?
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NETIS WF2120 Wifi Adapter Drops Signal Within Seconds

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Basically, I can load like three webpages and then the signal drops. It still shows I'm connected with 4/5 bars or whatever you'd like to call them, but none of my ...
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Could not connect to host on port 8081

When using Synaptic Package Manager to upgrade software ubuntu 14.04 keep getting the error message: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/n/nautilus/libnautilus. Could ...
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Laptop's internal wifi card not working, how to use just the usb wifi card?

I have installed ubuntu on my DELL laptop. My laptop has a problem with it's wifi card, it always sais "disabled". I have a usb wifi card but the wifi is still "disabled". Ho can i enable wifi and ...
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I need help with Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan]

I have done a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in a Toshiba A100 Laptop. However the Wireless card doesn't seem to work out-of-the-box. It does seem to connect to the network but that is it. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit disables wireless BUT still works in XP [on hold]

please excuse me a wee bit as am new at this, I have an old Lenovo 3000 C200 laptop that works fine with XP am trying to run both, not at same time of course. Am only running Ubuntu 12.10 32bit from ...
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14.04 on MBP 5,5 Sporadic Wireless Disconnects from Eduroam

As it says in the title, I have 14.04 installed on a 2009 5,5 MBP and the wireless sporadically disconnects from one specific wifi network; Eduroam. The disconnects are not after a set period of time ...
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Wireless locking up

I have an acer aspire one with atheros wifi card running xubuntu 12.04 Frequently the wifi seems to lock up. The indicator light either stays on all the time or off all the time but it shows to be ...
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Can't connect to Netgear WAG102

I have the Dell XPS Developer Edition (which I'm very happy with), but today, I tried to connect to a Netgear WAG102 WiFi Router which is securied with WPA/WPA2. It is not working. I can connect with ...
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Package from Ubuntu Software Center not seen in apps

I'm really new to the whole Linux scene. I'm trying to get my downloaded Broadcom Wlan driver hooked up and running on Ubuntu. I found a program that supposedly assists in doing the trick and it's ...
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wanted to create wifi hotspot through wifi internet connection

I want to create wifi hotspot. Tried ap-hotspot. It doesn't allow wifi hotspot with only one wifi adapter (unless you have ethernet connection as source of internet). I dont have ethernet connection, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow and unstable wifi connection

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 ,the connection frequently drops . I tried to fix the problem by myself but i made things worse,i run this codes i read in another article which made my connection ...
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Why can't I get into my WiFi?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion DV6000...The WiFi does not work and the only way I can connect is through Ethernet... I go under the Software and Updates and then the Additional ...
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Unable to use the wifi

I can't use wifi on my dv6-7044TX. When I use rfkill list all its says the wifi connector is hard blocked. Is there any way to get around this?
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Handsfree Agent not registered when I try to connect a Android via Bluetooth

I am trying to connect an Android phone to my PC with a bluetooth dongle. This is my config : hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 00:11:22:98:76:54 ACL MTU: 1021:4 SCO MTU: 180:1 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Public Wireless Will Not Connect

I've checked other and older solutions around the web for wireless issues on Ubuntu 14.04 and a couple solutions here. My problem appears to be either unique or a fluke. I can connect to the wireless ...
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Wifi driver for hp 14-G008AU

i'm installing ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 14-G008AU, and it seems that wifi is not detected. Can anyone help me to resolve this problem? Thanks
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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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Replacing the wireless card in my laptop. Is there a best option? [on hold]

I have an Asus G75VX gaming laptop. Great machine but the wireless card has 0 support for Linux. There is one work around floating out there in cyberspace but it's not a great solution (also won't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless not working properly in Dell Inspiron N5110

Recently i have upgraded my PC to Ubuntu 14.04. At first everything is fine. I get connected to WIFI and internet too. After some time the internet connection goes off while i am still connected to ...
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Printer connected to wifi modem does not work

I have been trying to install my Kyocera FS 1040 printer which is connected to my WiFi modem via USB cable. When installing I type http://192.168.xx.xx:631/printers/Impresora into the DEVICE URI ...
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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how to use openwrt and compile firmwre in ubuntu

I am first time using Ubuntu. I want to use open wrt on Ubuntu. i want tutorial on using the open WRT on Ubuntu. I want to compile my project on open WRT but i does not know anything how to use open ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on Ubuntu 12.04

I was installing docker on my Ubuntu machine. It got some errors while installing and after that my wifi is not working. Docker Installation install the backported kernel $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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Wifi stopped connecting, keeps prompting for password

I've been experiencing connection problems with my ASUS USB N13 network adapter. When I purchased it a month or two ago, it had very limited internet connection that dropped out frequently. I applied ...
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(Ubuntu Server 14.10) Cannot connect to wireless [duplicate]

I just recently acquire a computer that had windows on it, and the wireless worked fine. I installed Ubuntu, removing windows. Having started it for the first time, I find that I am unable to connect ...
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Just installed 14.04 on 2008 iMac, but wifi will not connect?

Just installed 14.04 on my old 2008 iMac. I can see my home wifi network name, but Ubuntu doesn't want to connect to it. What to do?
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Wireless going in and out

I apologize if this answer is somewhere else. I've tried searching for a solution for my problem, but I only find answers that are a couple of years old and I don't know if they are still relevant. ...
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How to timestamp TX/RX/IDLE state of my TP-Link WN722N

I'm working to develop a new Networking protocol in AdHoc Network, I need to timestamp activity in the driver when start/ stop TX, RX, and IDLE states, I'm working in Ubuntu 12.04 with x86_64 platform ...
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How to connect to internet Ubuntu server command line 14.04

Hello guys I'm very new with Ubunu (well linux in general) and I'm trying to to connect to the internet with a AES3000 wireless adapter, I had already setup the whole server(ubnut server 14.04 ...
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14.10 Wi-Fi connection problem

I recently started to experience problems with my Wi-Fi. I have Ubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4110. I recently began experiencing problems with my Wi-Fi. It would take randomly to stop and ...
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Unable to Make Network Connection!

I am brand new to Ubuntu, and have just made a dual boot system, running Windows 7 as well. During the Windows installation, Windows was able to automatically search for a WiFi access point, but ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with AMD APU

I am keen to migrate to Linux OS and planning to buy following hardware AMD Athlon Quad-Core APU Athlon 5350 Gigabyte GA-AM1M-S2H I am also planning to buy a wifi adapter which I still need to decide. ...
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No wifi until eth0 is disabled

I can connect to every wifi-network without any problems. But no data is transmitted until I turn off eth0 manually by sudo ifconfig eth0 down. This is a bit annoying so I was wondering whether there ...
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No Internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop Lenovo Ideapad Z510, and no Wi-Fi connection is found by ubuntu. I tried to find a solution, but I didn't solve my problem. Can someone please help me? Thank you ...
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Wifi doesnt work on HP mini 1000, Lubuntu 14.10

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a flash drive via Unetbootin. For one I have to hit F9 and change the boot order every time I turn on my netbook. If I try and let it boot normally screen goes blank. ...
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Installation of wifi driver stops

I am installing the drivers for the wifi on my macbook on which i recently installed ubuntu through the "Software & updates" menu under the "Additional drivers" tab. When i choose the driver and ...
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Wireless connections added out of nowhere

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. On the top bar is the time, battery life, and my networking connections. When I select networking connections, I notice that there are wireless connections that I have never ...
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Can connect to other wireless networks but not my home wireless network

This all started when I brought down my computer to my living room, and connected it via ethernet. It can detect it but not connect. Please help me if you can.
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A bunch of questions

I've been using Ubuntu on and off (mostly off) since 11.10. I'm probably not going to switch my main desktop to Ubuntu anytime soon, but I would like to use it on my netbook. So here's the thing(s), ...
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Setting up wifi / Installing b43 driver

I'm on a 2009 macbook pro dual boot. When booting linux, I get a message saying I don't have the wireless driver I need. I tried following the instructions from the website shown, but after I execute ...
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Wireless Atheros Qualcomm AR9285 not working

My WiFi doesn't work. However, a driver is claimed. There is no soft nor hard block. The laptop I'm dealing with is a Lenovo B570e. On the link below you can see this is a verified laptop for the use ...