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

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Get information such as load on my WiFi interface (hostapd)

I have a computer running as an access point using hostapd. I would like to know if it is possible to get some information about it, like load and bit rate ?
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Just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working

Hey I just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working. It is a intel dual band wireless ac 3165. My first thought was to go to the intel and get the driver for it. So I done that and got the ...
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I Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Z1402-3563, but the Connection always get offline and just working on cable

I'am new to use ubuntu operating system, i've installed on my laptop after instalation i can not get any list of wifi SSID on my connection. can any of master ubuntu can teach me how to fix this. i ...
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Will Ubuntu 16.04 support the rtl8192eu chipset out of the box?

I'm now using MINT 17.3 with kernel 3.19.0-32-generic, because the drivers for the rtl8192eu wireless chipset are only available for the 3.x series of kernel. It does not function on 4.x based ...
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Wifi Drop Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wifi keeps dropping out for some unknown reason: ahsan518@ahsan:~/setup/vagrant$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for ahsan518: *-network ...
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WLAN device not working in Ubuntu Server

I have just installed Ubuntu Server on an old PC to use as a Plex Media Server. I wish to connect it to my wireless network but the wireless netwrok interface is not showing up in ...
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Slow wifi in ubuntu 14.04 with realtek wifi adapter

Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 006 Device 002: ID 041e:4055 Creative Technology, Ltd Live! Cam Video IM Pro Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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Wifi pw contains å and Ubuntu cant connect?

I tried connecting to a wifi with two Ubuntu machines and none of them worked. Removed the ä from the password and now they work. Come to think of it I also removed - and + but I bet it was å that was ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros WiFi Device Driver which is Missing in Ubuntu MATE 15.10?

$ lspci -nn 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) Now i'm using Ubuntu MATE 15.10. I have installed some other Linux Distro. But none of them has driver ...
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Wifi realtek Realtek 8723BE inoperative on ubuntu 15.10

I've just purchased a notebook lenovo b50-80, mate ubuntu 15.10 installation with bios in legacy mode I made several attempts to operate the card by following this guide: Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem; ...
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Wireless driver for mouse movement on Ubuntu 15.04

Setup I have a wireless board which is used to move mouse on a respective computer. It is connected through a dongle wirelessly to the computer. The driver/application is available are for only ...
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Problems with wireless

I'm a ubuntu beginner user. I thought to have some problems with the driver of my network interface problems but apparently there weren't any ( wireless driver ). Unfortunately I went here: Wireless ...
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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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Can I kick users off my dongle? [on hold]

I have an Osprey dongle from ee and use nethogs to regularly see who is using it and how much data is being used. Is there any way that I can disconnect users or block certain ip addresses?
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wireless driver

I am still a beginner user of Linux (and also of this forum). I own a Thinkpad T430 and since I switched to ubuntu (15.10) from windows7, I have the feeling that my network interface controller ...
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Simple Scanner fails to find wifi MG3222 all in one scanner, Printer works

I'm trying to get the Simple Scanner to connect to wifi MG3222, the printer connects good and prints a test page and any other doc. The desk top is running Ubuntu 14.04 up to date software, 32bit ...
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can we code only using the .tcl file? [on hold]

Is it possible to code the entire code in tcl only? without modifying or including .cc and .h file? I am asking this because I was advised this. Just want a confirmation please.
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ubuntu 14.04: cannot connect to WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate

After the latest updates to my Ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer connect to corporate WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate. I did some research, and this bug (for Ubuntu 15.04) is the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and hplip wifi, hp photsmart scanner always acquires old image

I've a hp photsmart plus on Linux Ubuntu 14.04 (wifi hplip driver) and all was scanning well until yesterday. Now happens that the scanner show me always an image acquired yesterday. If I put a new ...
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how do I block other computers in LAN like 'net cut' in windows

i used 'net cut' in school to block other computers in LAN. How can I do the same in Ubuntu? I am looking for a program or terminal commands.
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TRIED EVERYTHING ON THE INTERNET: Upgraded to ubuntu 15.04. No wifi interfaces [on hold]

$ lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A2 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1704 802.11n + BT 4.0 [1028:0016] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + TP-LINK = ip assign fail

Even though i like linux for everyday activities, i am not knowledgeable in this. Looking for knowledgeable people. Thanks My misery recorded:
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Wifi connections not showing in menu (ubuntu 12.04)

Not getting the option to select or even able the wireless connections in networking tab. Have also tried to restart the system couple of times and still not working. Following are the output on ...
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Dell inspiron 530 - No wireless option

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 in my pc in which only ethernet option is available. I am also new to linux. I dont mind using the terminal and b43 driver wont work for me please help
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When will Ubuntu support all hardware drivers of Lenovo Ideapad 100s? [on hold]

I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad 100s and I like it. It has an intel atom cpu which works fine for most taks in Windows 10. However, when I tried installing Ubuntu on this laptop, there were driver ...
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Venue 11 pro not Reading Wireless Card

I just installed Ubuntu onto my Venue 11 Pro (which is a hybrid computer). After installing, I tried to connect to my WiFi and the option was not there in the drop down menu or network settings. There ...
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Intel Wirless Dual band 3165 Configuration

I tried following below link for installing wireless drivers, but still no joy How can I install Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 drivers? magesh@magesh-HP-Pavilion-Notebook:~/Downloads/linux-4.4.1$ ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U installing driver issue

I have a TP-Link Archer T2U v1.0 as a Wi-Fi Adapter. It works flawlessly on Windows, but I am unable to install the driver on Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit. I downloaded the Linux driver from ...
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WiFi disconnects for few seconds and resume

In Kubuntu, strangely enough, Wifi completely goes off for about 5 seconds and then reconnects again. What can be cause of this problem? My Laptop info: Kubunu 15.10 KDE plasma 5.4.2 Kernel Version ...
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My wireless is disabled and i cannot enable it again? [on hold]

So since 2 days ago my lenovo laptop with ubuntu 10.04 has disabled wireless and when i right click the connection icon the letters where i should enable it are grey and not clickable. How do i enable ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

Can you explain how can I install fimware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
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Networking problem with USB wi-fi RTL8188EU

I have a power-line carrier connection that drops from time to time and taking a minute to reconnect. Thus I want to use a USB wi-fi as a backup. The driver it uses is RTL8188EU and since that ...
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WiFi stopped working after updates 14.04 LTS

First, my bluetooth was not working so I tried the solution suggested here but still devices are not able to pair. Then after this, my WiFi has stopped working. ########## wireless info START ...
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HP Pavillion ab011nx -wifi not working properly on ubuntu

I purchased a HP pavillion 15 ab011nx laptop with Windows 8.1 built in.The wifi works perfectly in windows but is really very weak in ubuntu that I can use wifi in lap only when I place lap very near ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW on WiFi network receiving print queue but not printing

My Brother printer is not printing from my Laptop with Kubuntu 15.10 installed. When I tried printing a test page, the printer shows in settings 'Data file sent successfully'. The printer screen shows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Keeps disconnecting (Wifi)

I have a problem of where every once in a while Ubuntu seems to disconnect from my wifi Network. Then when I click to reconnect it just stalls and never does. I've tried the solution posted here, but ...
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Lenovo y50-70 slow wifi in ubuntu 14.04

My connection to the internet is very slow even though i tested some drivers. I used a clone from github but the connection is still slow. Does anyone have an idea?
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Safely unmounting a Netgear Wireless USB adapter

I have a NetGear WNA3100M(v1) Wireless-N 300 adapter, and it sort of works. That is, the speed annoyingly often drops down to just a few Mbit/s. I find if I disconnect from my connection, unplug the ...
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wifi connection keeps dropping in Ubuntu 15.10 - RTL8821AE

I recently purchased a lenovo ideapad300 and installed a dual boot system. the wifi for windows 10 works seamlessly while its problematic in ubuntu this is the output for lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 ...
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My ASUS laptop wireless button won't activate in ubuntu

I am trying to boot ubuntu from a flash drive,but I can'r find my Wi-Fi connection and the system says that my wireless hardware switch isn't activated. I tried to activate it but it won't change, it ...
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Network Manager and Enable Wireless Missing

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual Office and Ubuntu is unable to locate my wireless adapter, TP-LINK TL-WN321G and no wireless networks can be found. It only happened after I ...
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No wifi detected on ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and i cant detect any wifi connections . Wifi works fine with Windows boot. Wireless Driver: Qualcomm Atheros AR9287 PS:- tried installing athk9 from backports and activating it ...
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Wireless isn't detecting any signal in ubuntu 14.04

I am using HP Probook 4540s, I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (as dual boot, in parallel with windows 8.1), but my wifi isn't working in ubuntu, though it is working fine in ...
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WiFi works only after reinsatll

I am facing a strange connectivity problem. WiFi gets connected on my Ubuntu 14.04 but there is no internet. All other devices can connect to the same network. I reinstalled the Ubuntu desktop and ...
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rlt8188ee.conf error

There doesn't seem to be a problem, but before bootup i get a message that says an error about libkmod and rlt8188ee.conf, saying the there is an issue on line 2 starting with c and on line 3 starting ...
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Extremely slow/laggy connection BCM43142 on lid closed Ubuntu 15.10

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. The problem is mainly in the title. During the lid open, the wireless connection works well enough (still kinda laggy) but as soon as I close the lid, my ...
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WiFi won't work, no matter what

Ok so I've been trying to troubleshoot this for a couple of months now but I just reached the end of my capabilities. The basic problem is that my wifi does not connect to my home network (at least ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Atheros AR922X [168c:0029] Wifi PCI memory region reserve error

I've been struggling with this for a while. Can't make my PCI Wifi card work on a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm attaching the wireless-info.txt by the 'wireless-info' script. Please note the first ...
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Blutooth adaptar not found-Ubuntu14.04

Since when I shift from windows 8.1 to ubuntu 14.04, my bluetooth never really worked. Ubuntu doesn't detect the bluetooth hardware Iam not able to turn it on or off and set the visibility and such. I ...
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wifi driver is not properly working

Product name:RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI EXPRESS FAST ETHERNET CONTROLLER,vendor:Realtek semiconductor co ltd,driver:r8169.i do not properly get wifi.it is obtained only when i go near to wifi ...