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

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New Ubuntu 14.04 install - can't connect to wifi

There are dozens of wifi problem here on askubuntu; I've tried the answers to several of them and nothing worked. The symptom is that my Wifi network does appear in the network menu, but when I try ...
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Intermittent and very poor wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a brand new desktop PC with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. The Wifi (Using dongle, Mobile Broadband) connection is extremely poor and intermittent. Please suggest solution to fix the issue. Thanks. I was ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no wlan0 interface

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer e5-571-31KM. Dmesg and lspci output indicate a wireless Network adapter was found, but according to ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface. Unfortunately I have no ...
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warning: Please use -channel as shown in tcl/ex/wireless-mitf.tcl

i have problem while simulating wireless project in ns2 . the problem is that the animator does not work and i got warning message in the ubuntu terminal saying warning: Please use -channel as shown ...
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Wireless card is not getting detected

So I just installed Ubuntu because I had to update my hard drive and didn't want to purchase windows,I had no problem connecting to the internet wirelessly before this but now It wont let me. I ...
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Does ubuntu wifi sharing process support samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1?

:) Lately, I have been trying to share my internet to my android tab(Samsung Galaxy tab 2, 10.1) via Wifi hotspot. What I did: I have used KDE network manager to create a wifi(shared) profile with ...
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find and connect to wireless camera

I've got an old wireless camera/baby monitor... (4 years old) Worked with an old windows machine that quit some time ago. On the old windows machine it connected via a wireless dongle and software ...
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No wifi connection for Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150

I am a new Ubuntu user; I recently switched over from Windows (pats self on back). However, I can't seem to figure out how to get my wireless connection to work. The only way for my connection to ...
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problems with bluetooth with my ASUS S551LB

I have a problem with my laptop asus S551LB with Ubuntu 14.04 when I initialize Ubuntu, appears a message like this: Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110,len = 448, size = 4096 [..] ...
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14.04 connects but does not route

After loading Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto a clean hard drive from a thumb drive with the ISO extracted image onto my HP Pavilion dv7-6b32us, it would connect wireless, but not route or access the internet ...
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Had to install wifi driver every time after rebooting my system

Every time time I open my Ubuntu system, the enable wifi option just disappears and I have to use this command every timesudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source How to fix this problem?
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Unable to connect to wifi on Lenovo u530 Touch

I can connect via hardwire, but when I go to setting and click connect on the wireless network I want, nothing happens. Also, when I click settings under wireless, it brings up no menu.
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WiFi stacks when I connect netbook with ubuntu 14.04

I have a modem router wireless DLINK and a few devices connected to it via WIFI. Everything works perferctly but the netbook with xubuntu 14.04 32bit. When I try to connect this netbook, wifi stacks ...
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WIFI Doesn't work on newly installed Ubuntu

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu (pats self on back) but now I can't figure out how to connect to my wifi. I'm going to include the down low on my hardware below - hopefully no one uses it to ...
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Ubuntu wifi unstable (14.04 LTS)

i have the problem that my wifi is very unstable and looses the connection all the time...when it lost the connection I have to reboot the computer in order to get a new connection....i have the right ...
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Connect Internet in ubuntu Laptop to linux mint Desktop - Has Crossover Cable

I need to share the wifi internet of my ubuntu laptop to my linux mint desktop , I have a cross over cable. ( Connecting desktop to router is not an option) I am able to ping my laptop from my ...
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Can't read permanent MAC address and adapter has no association?

I'm using a Rosewill RNX-n180ube USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu 12.04 64x. I've found two things to be strange that I want to fix. To start, when I put the connection down to use mac changer I get ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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problem with nam while simulating my first wireless project in ns2

I have no animator for my first wireless project. The terminal shows me the following messages while trying to simulate my wrls-aodv.tcl file. This is the message that I got , so can any one help me ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: wireless mouse, cursor goes crazy, blinkering/slow and impossible to do anything

So i have this problem. When i put wired mouse, no problem. When i put the wireless mouse connection, then the mouse cursor goes crazy, blinkering, and moving slow and its impossible to do anything ...
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TL-WN881ND disconnects within a minute of use

New to ubuntu, need some help with wifi. I've gone through two TP-Link usb wifi adapters (AC600, 'archer', was never supported) and TL-WN727N (appears to have the newer chipset which is as of late ...
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wifi hacking commands not working, airmon-ng not working ? [on hold]

im using a dell inspiron 15r 5537 laptop with win 8.1 x64 .I have installed vmware workstation 10 and created a virtual machine for Backtrack r5 3 ubuntu..i am having trouble with the wireless card. ...
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use of eth0 and wlan0

I have a simple Arduino HTTP Server and I want to browse this server from my Ubuntu. If I assign to Arduino an IP 192.168.0.9 and I connect the Arduino HTTP Server to my router (to any of the 4 ...
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ultra slow wifi or not working

So I just installed new ubuntu and I have usb antenna and on windows it was working good but now it says that its connected and internet works like in waves, sometimes its normal speed for about few ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless & Wired connection drops out

I noticed that a lot people has the same problem like me , I searched and tried many solutions which askubuntu users&others offered but it didn't work. Here's my wireless script output : ...
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Wifi wont connect on Xubuntu.

When I type in: rfkill list all I get that the wireless hardware is detected but I am not able to connect to any wireless Internet sorry if this is an easy fix, totally new at this.
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Cant connect to other networks

I have a HP laptop running Ubuntu. I was able to connect to my home wireless network without any problems. When I tried using it at work, I couldn't connect. I can click on the network desired, but ...
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Ubuntu hostapd/routing no Internet Access

i followed following tutorial (First One, manual) on how to get hostapd running on a ubuntu machine: How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot? Im running Mint 17 on my System and had to use an ...
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How to make modprobe ideapad-lenovo permanent / run on startup (Ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my Lenovo g40. Ever since I installed it I am having a problem with my wi-fi connection because it is disabled and I cant turn it on. The only solution I found so ...
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ubuntu guest network issue

On my Mac host, in Virtualbox->Settings->Network, I chose Bridged Adapter and en1 Wi-Fi (Airport) interface, check marked Cable Connected. On the ubuntu guest, eth0 is assigned ip address in the same ...
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Unstable wifi problems with PAU06 usb internet and ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Panda Wireless PAUD6 usb internet adapter and I'm having problems keeping a consistent connection. It seems to go out frequently and sometimes I have to remove the adapter and plug it ...
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Yoga 2 13 (Not Pro) 'Bricked' WiFi

Stop! This isn't a duplicate - but it may also not be completely Ubuntu As described https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/Yoga-2-13-not-Pro-Linux-Warning/td-p/1491698 , trying to install ...
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XPS 15 9530 Intel 7260 AC not working - hard blocked

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my XPS 15. It worked like a charm until yesterday when suddenly the Wifi did not work anymore. rfkill list shows that wifi is hard blocked. rfkill unblock all does not do ...
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Cannot Connect via Wireless Router, but can connect via Ethernet

Hope someone can help. I just installed Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is okay, except it does not recognize any wireless networks. I can connect with no problems via wired Ethernet. I did install " ...
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I can't install Broadcom driver on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo V580c, I can't install Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter driver. After "Applying changes..." nothing happens. lspci -nn | grep 0280 03:00.0 Network ...
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When USB Wireless loses signal, all USB ports die

I've got a piece of junk access point/modem from our internet provider that every once in a while drops the signal. Maybe once an hour or so. It's an annoyance on my Windows machine, but it's killing ...
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issue with installing MS wifi drivers via ndisgtk

Current ubuntu drivers give me a intermediate connection, it will work for a random length of time than stop working though still showing connected. In my trouble shooting it says that I just need to ...
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Wireless 5.0ghz not showing up in network options [on hold]

I recently installed a new Comcast modem/router combo. It is a dual band router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz options. I can connect to 2.4ghz but the option for the 5.0 is not showing up in my wireless ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Lenovo E420 - Wireless is not working

Earlier till ubuntu 14.04 the wireless was working for lenovo thinkpad E420, in ubuntu 14.10 it stopped working. Earlier for ubuntu 12.10 Modified /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and put an entry near ...
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Can't see certain wireless networks

I'm having issues seeing specific WiFi networks. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a late 2010 MacBook Air. At first I thought it was the internal wireless adapter so I bought a USB one but that didn't ...
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Wifi gone after installing backport of ath10k

......Hello I got a situation when I tried to install the ath10k driver for a 802.11ac supported wireless card by installing the backport releases. My system is ubuntu 14.04, and my current kernel ...
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asus x550c wifi not working in ubuntu

I have ASUS X550C laptop i have installed ubuntu 14 but wifi is not working it is not showing wireless option in the network settings product: MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter .plz help i ...
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Asus USB-AC53 adapter failing to work after installing bcmwlhigh5

I followed the previous thread in which ButtersB successfully got this product working. Despite getting bcmwlhigh5 : driver installed when running ndiswrapper -l iwconfig lists only eth0 and lo, ...
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Wireless incoming data stalls for 6-8 sec every 2 minutes

I use Ubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and my wireless adapter is TP-Link TL-WN722N. My internet connection seems to work fine (it uses all available bandwith which is ~6-10Mbps). Although every 2 minutes, ...
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no airplane mode in network settings

I don't have an airplane mode option in the network settings, no ethernet to access internet, no wifi option in network settings nor under the drop down bar for connections, and no enable wifi option ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Software updater running automaticly?

This morning when I woke up the software updater wanted me to reboot and also the wireless connection was down (went down sometime during the night). How can this happen? I seem to remember that I ...
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No Internet, but Wifi connection after Update to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) from 13.10

I updated recently to 14.04 from 13.10, everything seemed to work fine, but after the second reboot the system connects to the network, but no internet is working. I tried already plenty of solutions ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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How can I know who is using my wireless?

I have a notebook with Utopic Unicorn (Ubuntu 14.10) installed in. I am suspicious of somebody uses my wireless. I would like to know if there exists a way to know if someone is using my wireless in ...
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Wireless dongle DWA-131 not working

I have purchased a dlink dwa-131 wireless usb dongle. But I am unable to bring it up. I had read in the list of hardware supported that this is plug and play on Ubuntu. I saw the wireless trouble ...