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

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How can I configure wlan0 to scan for wireless networks and use different credentials depending on the networks in range?

Typically the wlan0 login information is kept in /etc/networks/interfaces. How can I configure the system such that it scans for wireless networks, identifying my home network, coffee shop, work, ...
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Xubuntu 14.10: wifi dropping out

My wifi connection keeps failingon xubuntu 14.10 beta2 (I had the same on 11.4, I updated because I read that the kernel update fixed it): it's suddenly unable to connect to anything. If I then ...
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14.04 on desktop, Wifi signal weak and refuses to connect at 25 feet from wireless router

The driver that my USB Adapter calls for is rtl8187L while Ubuntu has rtl8187 supplied. I'm not sure if that's the problem, but my desktop is capable of detecting my wifi network whenever I plug my ...
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issues connecting MSI wind u123 via wireless

Hello I own an MSI Wind u123 lspci output: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 22) I've used ndisgtk successfully to install the ...
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PCI-E Card supporting 802.11 N in 5 Ghz

I'm looking for linux PCIe card which has support in 5Ghz band. Even if I found that one which potentially is supported for instance Asus N500 (which on Windows works on 5Ghz) I can't force it to show ...
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How to change wifi channel?

I want to change my wireless card to use a specified channel instead of auto. I've looked around and the way to do it seems to be by running sudo iwconfig wlan0 channel, however I'm getting SET ...
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Wifi Dies and doesnt Reconnect after Suspend Option (Ubuntu 14.04)

Before I get started, yes I have googled this problem LOL, this one seems to be the one that works: 13.10 suspend kills wifi connection The code that helps alot of people is this: [CODE]sudo touch ...
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Is there any way to my hp pavilion 15-n2450se to recognize internal wireless card on ubuntu? [on hold]

Is there any way to my hp pavilion 15-n2450se to recognize internal wireless card on ubuntu ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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Netgear WG111T wireless stopped working after upgrade

Upgraded to 14.04 with a working Netgear WG111T wireless dongle. Since then, no flashing blue light, nothing. ndiswrapper -l shows netwg11t installed. I've plugged and unplugged, rebooted, etc,etc,
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Is it possible to play music from Banshee to a stereo, wirelessly?

I would like to play my music from my computer via banshee, but output the sound to a stereo without using a cable, and still be able to control playback via banshee on the computer. Is it possible, ...
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Connectivity problems with Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN

I have a Toshiba Satellite A665-S5187X laptop with the Intel Wifi Link 1000 BGN wireless adapter. When running in Windows, it gives me no problems and works flawlessly. Whenever I try and use it on a ...
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ubuntu server: wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on my computer that has both a wired network port and a wifi card. I would like for the server to use the wired network if is not available, and use wifi when it ...
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Bluetooth Not Working for HP ProBook G1 with Ubuntu 14.04

I am Using HP ProBook G 445 - G1 with AMD A6-5350M APU and I have a problem with my Bluetooth. When I open the Inbuilt Bluetooth application it says "No Bluetooth Adapter Found" So, I am unable to use ...
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Ubuntu + W8 internet speed

I'm using Ubuntu for last few mounths and about a week ago internet speed decreased from average 400 to 20-30 kbps(on both using bittorrent and downloading pages), although on Windows it works with ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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Which is better between this 2 wireless adapters? [on hold]

I have Hp notebook with internal wireless card can't say its give the best performance . So in terms of signal/gain Ralink RT3090 or TP-LINK TL-WN722N (USB) is better ?
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Lubuntu 12.04 on Dell D600 Wlan Firmware

Since the first quarter of 2014 I had Ubuntu 12.04 running on a Dell D600 including wireless lan. The Broadcom was installed using: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer After ...
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Airmon-ng Problem

i had a wifi problem for a week and finally i solved it today but i have another problem now, i've installed the package aircrack and when i type the command sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 this is the ...
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How do I share my wlan0 internet connection to eth0 using command line and config files?

I understand how it is done using the GUI (1, 2, 3), but I need to do MANUALLY using linux command (iptables, ebtables ...). I have been struggling with this for days, and I can seem to get it right. ...
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When installing Ubuntu, it keeps hitting the “o” key…?

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu, but when I got to the step where I select the Wi-fi username and password, my computer spam's the "o" key. There is a little box beside the password box with a bunch ...
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cant connect to wireless network on 12

i recently bought DEll inspiron R15 ,it comes with ubuntu 12.04. everything was ok till a few days ago (probably after installing some updates), there was no evidence of wireless network on the ...
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14.04 Performance worse than LiveCD and touchpad/mouse/wifi not working after install

Is there a way to install using just the drivers that the LiveCD was using? It was perfect, everything was smooth and quick and worked without a fuss. However, as soon as I installed, everything went ...
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Acer 3680 Ubuntu 14.04 No WIFI [duplicate]

lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0a:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02) ...
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ndiswrapper driver problem

I'm trying to solve my wifi problem by installing the driver, for that i think i should install the windows driver using ndiswrapper, the problem is when i want to install the driver using this ...
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Ubuntu Intel wireless 3160 AC not working/slow/disconnecting/unstable

I had just bought a toshiba l50-b-1q0 with intel wireless 3160AC module. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 (I heard 14 natty is even worse) and tried different kernels: 3.12rc4, 3.11, 3.13.2, 3.17. But I ...
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Linux mint wifi device noton rfkill list [migrated]

I just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. But i could not get the wifi device. I googled and found rfkill list but only the bluetooth appears on the list. When i turn of the hardware switch even the ...
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WiFi do not work properly on Macbook Pro 7.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Hej, I have issues with connecting to WiFi on my mac from ca. '09. My mac can connect to the internet through a ethernet cable and when I write sudo modprobe -r 43 bcma sudo modprobe b43 it ...
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Ubuntu Wifi issue

I have a Lenovo G510 i7 and i'm looking for days for how to enable the Wifi connection, i'm now using the LAN connection using a network cable but i want to use the Wifi Connection. The problem is ...
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Can't find my internal IP Ubuntu

I've been trying to access Apache from my host so I could access it from firefox etc. I've been following the guide How can I access Apache (on VirtualBox guest) from host? from this page but when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAP Wireless

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced issues with Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAPs. We are a school district with a dense deployment of APs (essentially 1 per classroom). Using Ubuntu 14.04, we have ...
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No Wireless Connection

I have a Lenovo G510 i7 and i'm looking for days for how to enable the Wifi connection, i'm now using the LAN connection using a network cable but i want to use the Wifi Connection. The problem is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi connection troubleshooting (other devices work fine)

I'm having problems connecting to a Wifi that I use often: Other devices like my smartphone connect fine to this network, and other customers don't have problems using it I can connect to others ...
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patching wireless adapter in ubuntu

I'm trying to use Aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 14.4.1 x64 on a virtual machine with direct access to my wireless adapter RTL8187L. i'm going to explain step by step of what i tried and what i got. it is NOT ...
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Wireless not working ( realtek RTL8191SE )

The card worked fine in windows 7. The realtek RTL8191SE wireless card won't work in ubuntu 14.04. It does show up in networks, but i can't turn it on. When i try press the: Turn on wifi in ...
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How to know If I have Wifi driver installed

I am following this guide to just test hacking Wifi, I have read in the manual of airmon-ng that entering the command airmon-ng will return interface status, under the chipset field it said "unknown". ...
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WiFI problems with 14.04 and 11bgn

I'm using ubuntu laptop and wifi router. The problem is that ubuntu works with router in modes 11b, 11g, 11bg, but not in 11bgn. In case of 11bgn it's able to connect to WiFi but can't download ...
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GUI Feature for Selecting WiFi network

In every other platform I use (Windows, OSX, Android) there's a simple GUI tool for choosing a WiFi network. You never have to enter an SSID, unless the network is hidden. Kind of essential feature if ...
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Touchpad and wireless network connection

Sir i have purchased a laptop Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series. and install ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installation the Touchpad input device is not working. I have tried to connect to wireless network of ...
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Routing traffic to certain IPs over wlan0

How can I route traffic to certain IPs over wlan0? I have an ethernet (eth0) and a WLAN (wlan0) card in my computer. I want all traffic but the traffic to certain IPs to go through eth0. For a list ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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no wireless connection on ubuntu 14.04 of my ASUS laptop

Here are the information about wireless on my laptop. Thanks in advance. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 21 Oct 2014 15:20 WST +0800 Booted last: 21 Oct 2014 15:01 WST +0800 ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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WiFi networks appears be far away in spite of the router being close by

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm facing a little inconvenience. The WiFi networks appears as if it is very far, when, in reality, the router is near the laptop. In case of Windows (on the ...
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Problem with wifi on ubuntu 14.04

I installed a new hard drive and ubuntu 14.04 LTS i386 on an older Dell Inspiron 9300, in August 2014. Wifi worked fine for a couple of months. Several weeks ago, after running some ubuntu ...
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Wireless icon not showing in the panel

I just installed the Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant see wireless icon in the panel or any settings related to the wireless icon.
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How to setup wifi network

I'm a new Ubuntu user, i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my laptop (ASUS) and the ethernet connection works with no problems. The problem is, I can't connect to any wifi connection and i can't see ...
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nm-applet: No Certificate Authority certificate chosen

I have access to a wireless network that uses Protected EAP (PEAP), and requires a certificate. I don't have the certificate installed, and after I enter my password for the network it complains that ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS for HP Laptop with Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth radio

Installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS recently on my HP 15-R074TU Notebook. Everything is working fine (WiFi also working fine) except for Bluetooth. The laptop has a Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth Radio. The ...