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

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Where is wifi on 14.04?

Thanks for your help in with my installation issue! Now I can't figure out how to connect with wifi. I can connect with an ethernet cord.
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Disconnection issues

As I'm using WiFi, the computer I use, sometimes disconnects, as my router switches off periodically. But when its back on, Ubuntu won't connect to it, and will ask me the Router WPA key. Is there ...
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WIreless and wired networking no longer working after update today (Jan 31) of Ubuntu 14.04

I just did an update of my Ubuntu install on my laptop and after rebooting, the wireless didn't work anymore, it doesn't even show up in iwconfig, however it does show up in lspci (Broadcom BCM43228). ...
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Asus A550C Wifi problem

It seems many people has the same problem. But I know how fix it, but it is temporary, after each restart I have to do same procedure again. Is there way to fix it permanently? Answer to ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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can't get to set up WiFi

I'm currently struggling with my boyfriends netbook - he moved and changed apartments, so he changed his network provider, and here's the problem: I have no idea how to connect to that new wifi. its ...
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WWAN-modem disabeling by itself, Ubuntu 14.10, Lenovo T440s, Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE

I have had my Lenovo for quite some time now, and tried looking arround for solutions to my problem with the WWAN. I can enable the WWAN both through the GUI and the terminal, and connect via my ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I can't ...
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After latest update, laptpop can't find network devices, can't connect to wifi

using 14.04 Worked totally fine until last night, I just let the package manager do it's thing, but after restart it will not connect with wifi or ethernet. any thoughts? 04:00.0 Network Controller ...
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I have installed Ubuntu 14.10. My wifi driver is not working. please suggest something. tell me how to install the driver or how can i get it working?

My driver name and description is given below. This is what I get when I type sudo lshw -C network in terminal *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: MT7630e ...
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ap-hotspot hanging at starting wireless hotspot on 14.04

I tried this link, yet it seems to be hanging ap-hotspot hangs at "starting wireless hotspot" on 14.04
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Wireless hardware switch Lenovo G50-30

I wiped Windows 8 upon buying my new lenovo G50-30 laptop. The wireless is turned off by hardware switch. I have used sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop Which works, but I must re-enter the code ...
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Networking not working anymore with wifi

On a Xubuntu 14.04 system, network connections have recently stopped working. What happens is that the computer connects fine to 2 local wireless networks (within the same router), however when using ...
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Router page and online IP showing page show different IP

I have came across an strange situation. Whenever i look at the router page then it shows an IP which is completely different from the IP i see in the webpages like ipmango and other sites too. Can a ...
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Unable to connect to visible wifi connections

I am unable to connect to wifi networks, although all of them are visible as available connections. The problem is persistent on windows too, and my wifi was working fine until all of sudden it ...
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Just finished building a linux build with Ubuntu 14 and can't get network card tplink wdr4800 to work. Please help

I have already tried this but i got the error.' E: Unable to locate package firmware-atheros'
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Clevo w240aeu + Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 No Bluetooth Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I'm sorry for opening another thread about the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 but after googling I couldn't find an answer. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.13 on my laptop. I can't get the ...
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Wireless mouse lags on high CPU usage

I sure hope this is a novel problem as I have tried to find a solution to it every time I get really fed up with this, which has been quite a few times, but no luck so far. Trouble is that when my ...
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ERROR: wl_scan_notify_status : wlan0 Scan_results error (-22) direct kernel output to tty

I have been coding on my tty's lately on my Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' machine, and I have noticed that the kernel will start spitting direct output, in particular the error "ERROR: ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i have enabled the "Enable Networking" option in ubuntu 14.04.1 but it is not able to detect the WiFi router. wifi is working well with windows. what should i do?
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Installing dell drivers through a usb (specifically wireless driver)

Brand new to Ubuntu. I have an old Dell Inspiron 1420 that I installed Ubuntu on (the latest download from the website). It installed great via usb. Usually with a windows OS, I am able to download ...
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Wireless connection problems IBM Thinkpad t41 with Xubuntu 14.04.1

I need help with a wireless problem. I have an IBM Thinkpad T41 and just installed Xubuntu 14.04.1. I have a Cisco Aironet Wireless card. I have read a lot of forums but still am not sure how to ...
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unstable wifi conection Ubuntu 14.04 Acer Aspire V 13

I have problems to connect via Wifi with my Acer Aspire V 13 V3-371-39MA for several month. The strange thing is, sometimes I can connect and the conection would stay for the whole day...on other days ...
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widi with linux

What do I have to do to get a connection between my laptop and my Toshiba TV with Widi. Do I have to install a driver or a program for this on my laptop. when I want to make the connection from my RV ...
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Wifi works only with startup flash drive

I have 2 usb flash. one is the startup flash. the other i've installed latest ubuntu from the first flash device. so the problem is that when i boot using the fully installed usb flash drive, i ...
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Help with usb wireless adapter RTL8188C, connection keeps dropping

My wifi seems to be dropping out literally all the time, but I can connect to my router in like 2 seconds, which is annoying when watching YouTube or something cos I'm connecting half the time just so ...
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Wireless hotspot not supported after upgrade to 14.04!

I used to use ap-hotspot on my laptop with Saucy without a problem. Now that I upgraded to 14.04 and installed ap-hotspot I get this error: Your wireless card or driver does not support Access Point ...
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How to share the wi-fi connection with guest OS on Vitualbox

I am running windows xp as guest OS. How does one share the wi-fi network with the guest OS. I am using a proxy to connect to the internet.
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Trying to get Edimax EW-7822UAC USB wireless adapter driver to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, which seems unfortunate, as the instructions in the package are written for 12.04. So, like a trooper, I try to follow the instructions anyway. The first block I hit is in ...
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ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver not working, dual boot with windows 7

Broadcom driver is working fine when ubuntu 14.10 is not yet installed on my system. But when I installed it alongside with Windows 7(Dual Boot) it says that "This device is not working"(Broadcom). I ...
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My wireless network cards sees home network, but doesnt connect to it

Im a new Ubuntu user (14.04) and i'm completely clueless. I've tried most of the answers to popular questions but none of them seem to give me the answer. I have downloaded a script log and placed it ...
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Intel Wireless N 7260 disconnects and asks for password

I am on the ubuntu 14.04 live usb, and would like to dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 8.1 (i know how to do this), on my Toshiba e45t. The problem is whenever i try to connect to my WPA wifi ...
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Compaq 6510b can't connect to wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for weeks, tried a bunch of new and legacy open source and Broadcom STA-proprietary drivers for BCM4311 (103c:1371, wl) without the option to ...
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Ubuntu WiFi fails to connect

###Read Edits below### initial post I'm using 14.10 ubuntu and it is dual booted with windows 8.1, my issue occured "randomly" (being careful using that word - i dont remember if i did anything ...
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Installing a USB Wireless Dongle for my setup

I have a raspberry pi that I want to install my usb driver on. So far I have managed to extract the RT2800 driver to my hard drive, and I end up with rt2800lib.ko and rt2800usb.ko. What do I do now? ...
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Network card wifi not working

My wifi is not working and I have a Compaq Presario C500 and my network card is a Realtek RTL8139/810x family fast Ethernet and Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. UPDATE: lspci -nnk | grep 14e4 says 06:00.0 ...
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Not getting WiFi after upgrade to 14.04 [on hold]

I've used the standard Wireless script advertised on this site.
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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can't use bluetooth on acer E5-571G laptop

I've got an acer E5-571G laptop under ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu). Blueman can't recognize my bluetooth phone or headset. Tried the various solutions on the forum. None works... Looks like many ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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Remove kdewallet password without being prompted for wifi password

I would like to boot my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but if I ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 anymore!

I've been struggling with my wifi for a week now. Since we changed router and provider(O2 box 6431), the connection doesn't work on Ubuntu anymore, yet it does work on windows (and also on ubuntu with ...
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Problems connecting to my school's wifi.

So I have a lenovo yoga 2 pro with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and so far I have had to blacklist ideapad_laptop to unblock my wifi adapter. Now I'm having a hard time connecting to my school's secure ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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Lenovo e540 not producing hdmi audio to Samsung flatscreen

I have a Lenovo E540 Thinkpad that I bought because it was certified on the Ubuntu website with the intention of installing some form of Linux as the operation system. I started with Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Wifi is connected, but after a while ping to access point doesn't work. (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have an Asus G55V laptop on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and which I upgraded to 12.04 LTS last summer. I have the laptop for almost 2 years and so far I had no wireless connection issues ...
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ubuntu 14. cant connect to the internet after install

I have just installed Linux Ubuntu replacing my Linux mint to see the difference. the computer i just installed it on was my older dell latitude which handled mint perfectly fine with all of my ...
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iPhone 6 iOS reading mount points unknown?? [on hold]

Im wondering why my iPhone 6 iOS 8.1.2 is reading I have a total disk space of 56.0GB when I have a 64GB memory. What makes up for that non-exsistant memory?? 10MB /DEV/DISK0S1S3 Mount point: ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Wifi Intel Centrino N-2230 not working on Dell Inspiron 17r SE on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had to reinstall my Ubuntu system because it was not working properly so I did with a USB installation and I kept my old /home. The Wifi was working good on my 14.10 system and even in Live CD but ...