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

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PCIe Network card not detected by Ubuntu

My TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless network adapter is not recognized by my Ubuntu system. I've run lspci in the terminal, but my results are as such: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Wireless Internet not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and connected to the Internet through an Ethernet cable but am unable to even see WiFi options in the connection menu. Please help as I am a novice to Ubuntu and ...
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Networking problems Ubuntu 15/ Windows 10 dual boot

since I dual booted my Windows 10 laptop (Inspiron 5000 with Intel Core I7 processor, and Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3160 networking card. The install of Ubuntu 15 went perfectly, my files are ...
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Use laptop wifi on desktop

I have had some wireless USB problems and I have decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method.I have an Ethernet cord, a Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop.I have tried the ...
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Piggyback Ubuntu Desktop on Peppermint laptop wifi

As of late,i have had some real wireless USB problems and i've decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method, i have an Ethernet cord, a ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop. ...
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Create a media server for ps3 and pc

I have a second extra computer that I want to turn into a media server to house all my music and videos. I want to somehow have it on my network (wireless or wired) and have my ps3, pc, 360, and any ...
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Installing an asus usb-n14. I read similar questions but mine comes with an install dvd w/linux

I downloaded http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/USB-N14/DR_USB_N14_261320140102_Linux.zip from How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?, My adapter comes with a dvd including a file named ...
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How do I open a webpage on another computer?

How do I open a webpage on a different computer other than the one I am using? Like this: COMPUTER SENDING WEBPAGE --> --> (SENDING) --> --> DIFFERENT COMPUTER WITH ...
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Inspiron 5520 (originally ubuntu). Seller had changed to Win7. I want to go UBUNTU. Pls Help

I bought an inspiron 5520 here in Thailand and the seller had installed windows. I only use my laptop for education so I have decided to go with Ubuntu. i noticed that the internal wifi card is not ...
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USB Huawei LTE modem - after restart USB isn't connecting

the thing I'm trying to do is to restart LTE modem: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard which I do with simple script: #!/bin/bash echo -n "0000:00:1a.0" | tee ...
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How to send all traffics from wlan0 Access Point through a proxy (specifically Tor)?

I created an access point from my wireless network card (wlan0) using this answer. My Android device is connected to internet through this access point called mylaptopAP. My laptop is connected to ...
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Cannot connect to a specific wi-fi network.

I installed Ubuntu 15.04. At my house I can connect to my own wi-fi but here in my office I can't. When I used windows, after connecting to my office wi-fi the browser will open and I will enter a ...
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How do I configure a wireless samsung printer?

I bought a Samsung wireless printer and now I see that Linux support is really primitive. None of the major applications run on Linux, and even the only program referenced by the documentation (SetIP) ...
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can't connect to wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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My wireless in HP P001TX is not working

My WiFi is not working. I am using HP p001TX laptop with Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn wifi adapter. Please tell me what to do.
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How can I make my ubuntu WiFi on startup default off?

Please show how to keep WiFi off on boot up. Wicd automatically starts on boot up. Thanks. Wicd Network Manager 3.19.0-25-generic GNU/Linux Distributor ID: Ubuntu Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid
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Ethernet port doesn't work when laptop plugged out of AC power

Currently, I have 3 OS installed on my Disk, Windows 7 Ubuntu 15.04 Kali Linux (Recently installed) The problem persists before installation of Kali Linux that, When I've booted into Ubuntu, ...
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How can I see a website running on Apache installed on my PC from another device connected to the same ADSL router?

I am not so into networking and I have the following problem. On my Ubuntu system I have installed Apache web server on which run some web sites. So now to access to these web site I need to open an ...
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Continuous Wifi link loss in Ubuntu 14.04

In our organization we are using Lenovo Think Center M73 and having the in built wifi "Intel wireless N-7260". I am unable to rectify the Continuous wifi link loss in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Is there a wireless controller that can wake Ubuntu, or at least keep it from sleeping?

When I play games in Steam, my computer doesn't recognize that I'm mashing buttons and it goes into sleep/suspend mode. I don't want to disable power management or use wake on LAN. Is there any other ...
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Wireless adapter not working Realtek

I bought a Realtek semiconducter Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n wireless LAN Adapter for my Vostro 200 Desktop, as it doesn't come equipped with a PCI card, i went to my grandfathers house as he has the ...
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I can't connect to internet through wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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Weird wifi problem? sometimes wifi option remain disabled? sometimes it shows out of range?

i have hp laptop pavilion ab032tx i have installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1,since that time i am getting problem from the first startup of ubuntu. i have searched on net but nothing worked ...
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wifi is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo g50 45 [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only eth0 & lo. lshw -c net: PCI (sysfs) *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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How do I make the terminal use the wifi and not the LAN

I connected my laptop to a LAN cable and set up a proxy setting which was applied system wide. Now I connected to another wifi network but the terminal stil uses the IP and port no of the lan which is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 keeps disconnecting

I had previously posted this question here, but it was closed due to 14.10 being EOL. I have made the upgrade to 15.04. Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C ...
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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14.04 - Connects to wireless network but can't transmit data

When my computer first boots up I the internet works fine for about 30 seconds. In those thirty seconds it has a harder time loading data and after 30 seconds can no longer transmit data. It still ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Why is Wi-Fi authentification (password requirement) in XUBUNTU 14.04 not showing up?

I have a computer with Xubuntu that works fine with an ethernet for internet use. I had to move the computer so I attached an usb Netgear adapter to it for wi-fi access. Problem is Xubuntu sees the ...
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Wireless connection doesnt work on ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

I have dual booted my dell laptop with ubuntu 10.04. In ubuntu wireless networks are not getting detected while wired connection works. In windows wifi networks are detected and works without a ...
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Cannot Connect to wireless in Kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my old Dell Latitude D630 that used to run Windows XP and the installation went fine. I ran the 'lshw' command and it showed that my WiFi adapter was recognized ...
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Can connect to wifi but no internet on Kubuntu 15.04

I am on kubuntu 15.04 and I can connect to a network but I cannot access the internet. I can ping my local IP address and KDE Connect works just fine with my phone, but I cannot ping a website or go ...
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automatically select between wired and wireless networks [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have two interfaces: one is wired and the other is wireless. When the two interfaces are up, ubuntu priorly select the wired to access internet. However, when the wired ...
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Trouble Connecting to Wifi on Kubuntu 14.04.02

I just installed Kubuntu version 14.04.02 on my Dell Latitude D630. The installation went fine, but I can't get it to connect to Wifi (or even turn it on for that matter) or bring up a list of ...
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ubuntu on mac keeps losing wifi (w/ CA certificate)

Currently I'm using a school wifi with CA certificate and for some reason my ubuntu 14.04 on mac keeps losing wifi connection every 10 minutes. When i use wifi at home, it works fine(with no CA ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I am facing this problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04. I cannot connect to my institution's wifi. I have recently changed my WiFi's password.When I want to update the password It is not showing the ...
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Ubuntu on Sony Vaio UX280p

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu on my UMPC Sony Vaio UX280P and I have a few problems. WiFi signal is dropped. (2m distance from the router the signal bar is on ...
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Wireless Disabled in Ubuntu 15.04

I recently disabled Networking in my laptop (Acer Aspire V5); it turns on in no way. I reboot several times, I tried keyboard command, edit connection, enable networking of course; via terminal I run ...
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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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Wifi networking

Wireless connection is provided in my college through a open connection that routes the data through a proxy. Is this setup more secure( or not) than the ordinary open Wi-Fi connections one comes ...
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How do I check the flow of internet through ubuntu?

I'm using my Ubuntu computer as a wireless receiver, receiving Wifi from my router and sharing my internet through a gigabit switch. How can I check or monitor the speed that I'm sending data to the ...
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wifi + right mouse button on ubuntu 14.04 not working

[![enter image description here][1]][1]i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 from scratch and it have no wifi. i tried to install a driver in software and updates- aditional driver when I am about to ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 14.04.2

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8 and I'm having problems with the internet connection in Ubuntu. In Windows 8 works perfectly fine but in Ubuntu it doesn't. Well, I'm a noob in ...
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Can't see to be able to fix the allsupport=1 issue Ubuntu 12.04

Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1 Once I get this message my pc does not go any further. I have tried just about everything I have ...
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How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

I have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browsing the net. I have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me, I have gone through ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wireless disconnects after rebooting until router is switched off and on

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side Win8.1 on my new laptop. Wireless connection worked well for a day and then it started disconnecting whenever I downloaded something or restarted/shut ...
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Problems turning off the wireless card

I am trying to turn off wireless using the ifconfig command ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens no errors displayed in the terminal and wireless networks are still displayed in the network ...
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Wifi being weird after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 (only works for the first 5 mins)

I'm having problem with my Wifi since I upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 two days ago. I understand that there are already lots of posts about it and I have dig through many of them, but I believe my ...