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

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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow/unstable wifi

I have a lenovo Y-50 gaming laptop and after first boot I installed Ubuntu and avoided Windows 8 overall, anyways my internet is really slow and unstable even though the router is in the next room. ...
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Not able to discover all avilable wifi networks in ubuntu 14.04 & weak signal strength

I am able to see only a single network, which is showing a very weak signal strength and I'm not able to connect to that too. Please find details below. ~$ cat /etc/*release* | grep -i distrib ...
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Kali Linux Wifi [on hold]

I've just installed a linux Distro (Kali) and this is the only place I know to come for help with it. I installed Kali on my Compaq laptop, as it's the only laptop I have and won't use my windows ...
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bluetooth and wi-fi not working after removing windows and installing ubuntu 14.4

I have got rid of Windows and installed Ubuntu instead. But Bluetooth does not connect to my android phone. Wi-Fi hotspot can also not be created as it shows no access point. I installed Bluetooth ...
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Desktop Freezes every few min

Ever so often on Ubuntu 14.04 my desktop freezes. The mouse stops moving and nothing moves. However the sound keeps going and processes in the terminal keep going (although I can't see their ...
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very slow and unstable wifi connection ubuntu 14.04

I am new totally new to Ubuntu ... I just installed it 2 days ago , and my internet speed is very slow and connection is very unstable , I already checked if the problem is from my internet and it is ...
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how can I get wifi in Kali Linux [on hold]

After install dkms some errors are occuring: Unpacking replacement wireless-bcm43142-dkms ... Setting up wireless-bcm43142-dkms (6.20.55.19-1) ... Loading new wireless-bcm43142-6.20.55.19 DKMS ...
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 - mouse clicks not working after login

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and I have the Cyborg R.A.T. 9 wireless mouse. Every time I turn on the computer and login I can move the mouse around, but clicking on anything other than the icons in ...
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what WiFi drivers are running in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

hi i want to know what Linux WIFI drivers are running on my computer right now is there a way to do this in the terminal? thank you for your help!
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mythbuntu network manager wlan problem

I cannot I have a Zotac Zbox Nano which comes with a wlan antenna in addition to the ethernet port. I want the OS to go online over wlan rather than the wired connection, I have to unplug the ethernet ...
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Wireless authentication asked when using nmcli to restart wifi on a connection shared to all users

I am building a little kiosk computer that connects to Wifi. I have 2 users, one (admin) with Admin rights and one (kiosk) without anything. On the one with admin rights, I create a new wifi ...
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Wireless not working at all, thinkpad x240, intel 7260, ubuntu 14.04

I just bought a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad x240. After installing Ubuntu 14.04 everything there is no sign of WiFi. The card is intel 7260. It connects normally through a cable DHCP. after "iwlist ...
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Internet connection sharing using Airtel 4g LTE USB dongle [duplicate]

I have an Airtel 4g LTE USB modem (HUAWEI dial up) which I am able to successfully use on my Laptop's Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. I want to share this connection with other devices wirelessly ...
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Logitech MX800 not working properly in 14.04

I bought the Logitech MX800 Wireless Performance combo yesterday. When I plugged it into my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) the keyboard worked but the mouse didn't. I tried to plug the unifying receiver into ...
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How to set parameters for Realtek wifi rtl8723

I have a realtek wifi card which is really messing up the internet connection on my laptop. As per a few launchpad bugs,they have suggested to disable msi and powersave. How do I set the parameters ...
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Where would I find the debs for the repos on a livecd?

My ethernet cable broke so I can ONLY connect to wifi for internet at the moment, but I need to do a fresh install as I just got a new ssd. I don't have any removable media on hand either as I gave my ...
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Just installed a TP-LINK TL-WN951N PCI card. Ubuntu can't see it. Driver issue?

I just installed a TP-LINK TL-WN951N PCI card into my Ubuntu Server 12.04 PC. lspci lists: Network controller: Device 068c:0029 (rev 1) Apparently I need to install the driver for it, since it ...
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WI Fi Conected server not found 14.04

help here Im new on this system, i have been using version 12.04 for about a year along with windows XP on a Dell GX 680, i finally decide last week to get rid of windows completely and upgrade to ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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Broadcom Wireless not working on new Ubuntu install

So I am pretty new to the Linux world, but I just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron that is also running Windows 8. The install went fine, but now on the Linux side, I can not connect to my Wi-Fi. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not show network manager icon

My wireless information is here at http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8379981/ . I have tried stopping the Network Manager and deleting the .state file associated with it, then restarting the process. No ...
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WiFi connection drops every few minutes

I'm running kubuntu 13.10/Linux 3.11.0-2. Every 10-20 minutes, my network connection completely stops, with nothing transmitted or received, but after a while it just comes back. during these drops, ...
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How to send data through two different PPP connection

I have two Point to Point[ppp0 and ppp1] interfaces in my Ubuntu system. How do I send data through each interface. Presently I am able to send through only once interface. # route -n Kernel IP ...
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No wifi driver in ubuntu in virtual box

I installed ubuntu (the latest ver.) on virtualbox but for some reason I dont have wifi driver wlan0 installed. I tried sudo iwconfig wlan0 but got the message error: no such device found...I can surf ...
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Realtek RTL8821AE Wifi driver/alternative

I recently built a new computer using an ASROCK motherboard, which comes with a realtek RTL8821AE PCI-E wireless module. I installed elementary os, just to try something new. It didn't recognize the ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to connect to the strongest Wifi point instead of the frist one that was configured?

I am in a place where there are various access points. Ubuntu invariably tries to connect to the first one that was configured and not to the one with the strongest signal. EDIT: This is not a ...
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How do I install my netgear n600 wifi adapter from the installation disc on a computer without internet access.

I have read through several answers here but cannot grasp what needs to be done. I have the installation disc, it is recognized by Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) but cannot open or run because it is a windows ...
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TP-Link TLWN725N V2 low signal

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. My TPlink, is always with low signal(normally 2%). The other computers are working just fine with other wireless pens, with good quality ...
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Problems with Network Manager in Trusty

I have Xubuntu Trusty on a Samsung laptop and have multiple issues with network manager. First it may stop connecting to any wireless network at all (it tries and fails). This happens after I turn ...
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Specifying path to java interpreter while installing Java Wireless Toolkit

I have already installed JDK. I could run java programs through command line as well as through Netbeans IDE. Now I want to install java wireless toolkit. I have downloaded the "*.bin" file from ...
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NX9105 Wireless not working

I am using my old hp-compaq NX9105 laptop. I installed 12.04 and upgraded to 14.04. Problem is that wireless is not working. No wireless is detected. I installed the b43 driver as described here, but ...
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Network disappears from list, disconnects, others remain

and Ubuntu, with my first question. I have Ubuntu installed on three machines alongside Win7, so they are all dual boot. I have encountered a WiFi connection problem on one, a Compaq CQ62. The unit ...
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eee pc 1000h wlan not working

I have a eee pc 1000h with lubuntu 14.04 on it (migrating from windows xp). wlan is not working, even if with lspci it detects the wlan card (01:00.0 network controller : Ralink corp. RT2790 Wireless ...
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I just installed ubuntu, now my wifi doesn't seem to be recognized. Wondering if it's a driver problem?

09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1673] (rev 02) 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g ...
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Please help me execute these commands! [on hold]

Please! I'm new to linux and have all the Ubuntu 14.04 Lubuntu 14.04 and Linux mint 17 Cinnamon 2.2.16 on 3 systems. I need to run these commands in order to install wy USB Wi-Fi, It's just not well ...
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Wireless Networks Not getting Detected Ubuntu 12.04

Wireless networks are not getting detected on my Ubuntu 12.04 after a restart. I did'nt install anything. Just installed the automatic updates after which I restarted my Laptop. Now its not detecting ...
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How can I debug intermittent high pings?

Recently my browsing and gaming (CCS) experience has been disturbed by sudden high pings. Here is an example: ping -i 20 google.com PING google.com (173.194.65.139) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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Connected to wifi,But no internet

I am using ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) with 8GB ram and core i5 processor. Recently my service provider created a new wifi connection(name starting with AP) and gave me address,netmask and gateway ip to be ...
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WiFi not working after updates

I have a Compaq Presario F700 running Ubuntu 14.04 which I just recently installed. The WiFi was working fine and after I installed the updates the WiFi stop working. It's an Atheros ar242x/ar542x. ...
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Bridging from a N150 netgear wireless access point to a sky modem

A DVR is connected to some wired cameras. The dvr has an IP output and I have the WN604 Netgear wireless adapter which I have set up as a point to point bridge. I can see the broadcast on my smart ...
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Significant wifi packet loss on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (Intel N 7260)

On my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (Network adapter Intel N 7260) I see approximataly 10% packet loss during ping the router. While on the same machine in WIndows there is 0% packet loss. The connection is ...
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Drivers wireless network and bluettoth

Good morning, as they are, I have a Lenovo ultraboock Idepad Yoga 11S and I installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 but it does not work the wireless network and bluetooth, how can I solve this problem. ...
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wifi and bluetooth not detected on toshiba NB505

I am using toshiba NB 505 and have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wifi and bluetooth are not working. It is unable to detect and also does not start. please help.
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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Use live usb or iso as repository OR installing wifi drivers from Live USB

I've faced this issue numerous times: I make a fresh install, and it turns out that the proprietary drivers were not installed. Now I face a chicken and egg problem of trying to install the wifi ...
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no wireless after upgrading to 14.04, worked before upgrade

I have a Linksys ae2500 USB wireless adapter, which I successfully got working using all kinds of arcane sudo and ndiswrapper stuff in my previous version of Ubuntu. It looks like I've still got the ...
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How to install BCM4312 WiFi drivers? [duplicate]

I've got an HP 311 NVidia ion laptop with a BCM4312 WiFi card. What I already did: installed 14.04 by thumb drive looked for additional drivers; no additional drivers available download ...
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problem entering my wifi password

I had to reset my Chromebook Laptop to it's factory settings, which wiped everything I had saved. Now it is asking me for ssid network name and password. Would that be the password I set up for my ...
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Brother MFCJ435w wireless scanner won't launch, Ubuntu 13.4, Invalid argument error [closed]

Re-installed scanner driver, can't get the wireless scanner to work