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

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Wireless network disabled

i have a hp pavillion laptop. i have installed ubuntu 15.04. for the first time ubuntu has problem detecting wireless network. i am posting data here. if anyone could help me out it would be of great ...
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How do you set up WiFi for Ubuntu gnome 14.4 lts

I'm trying to set up WiFi. I don't understand how to. Something w the network? Please help. Thanks, Emily.
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Can't get solid internet connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu desktop on a computer with a Windows 7 partition. That part worked fine. I can boot into Ubuntu fine. What doesn't work fine is the internet. I have tried two devices with ...
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Inconsistent Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 fixes work for a day then never work again

So for the past week I've been having an issue where Linux is saying my wifi is disabled via hardware switch. The only problem is that my laptop has no hardware switch for the wifi but it has a ...
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Why my Ubuntu block wlan & how to unblock?

Everytime I boot Ubuntu, my wifi lan is Soft-blocked. ( I did rfkill list, rfkill unblock wlan to verify the case. In addition I note that it is blocked some seconds after boot is finished). how can ...
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Cancel 'rfkill wlan' at boot?

When I boot, my Wifi is always soft-blocked. In terminal, sudo rfkill list does: 0:hcio: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:yes Hard blocked:no How can I definetly unblock Wireless LAN ?
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Ethernet controller windows 7 ultimate 64bit

I got a problem with my wireless adapter, It's strange, I couldn't find a solution for it. My network adapter is: Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection, in the device manager, in the other ...
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Internet Randomly Stops Working, But Starts Working Again Upon Reboot

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just installed it today on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Before marking this as duplicate, please hear me out. I have read countless posts on this issue, but none have ...
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Wireless turns off a few minutes after computer start

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working 2 to 30 minutes after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem ...
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Acer Netbook thinks I am wired instead of wireless

I had windows 7 on this. Worked sometimes. Thought I would try Linux so downloaded Ubuntu 12.xx. Then it wanted to upgrade to 14.x. I said OK. tried to load Canon printer BUT saw Ubuntu had authorized ...
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TP Link WN 725n driver

I dual boot ubuntu with windows. since my internal wifi card is damaged i have to use TP Link WN 725n. how to install its drivers without having any internet connection Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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Macbook Pro - Wifi connectivity

I have installed 14.04 on a Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). It is equipped with the Broadcom BCM4360 (id [14e4:43a0]) Like many others, I had issues with the wireless driver. I found, and ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
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No WiFi with Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion 15

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate partition (Windows 8.1 on another one). During the installation the setup could already not detect a WiFi network. It only showed something like "Realtek ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
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Setting up wifi connectivity mac

I am very very very new to setting up another system on my mac, so if this question seems very off base... I apologize in advance. I just installed Kali linux on my usb and then I booted it on my ...
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Ubuntu 14.03 - connects to wifi, but having no internet

I have found a lot of posts dealing with this problem. I have no problem with internet at home. But when I came to my mother's house the wifi connects but I can't load any page. Sometimes it loads ...
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Having problems with internet connectivity via Wi-Fi Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all this is my first time posting on this forum so bear with me if I have poor post structure. I recently install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Asus laptop. I have it all up and running and I have perfect ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 - Won't connect to wireless

I have just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, however I cannot connect to my wifi. My network shows up fine, but when I try to connect it simply waits a minute trying to connect and ...
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i have a acer aspire E 15. wifi is not working on ubuntu 15.04

In my acer aspire E 15 wifi is not working please help me to enable the wifi or suggest me any driver for wifi.
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Continuous WiFI issues on a MacBook Pro with Kubuntu 15.04 installed

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro, and I've had various issues wi which includes WiFi disconnecting, reporting "Configuring Interface," and then reconnecting, or forcing me to ...
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Wireless driver for BCM43142 with AP mode [duplicate]

Facing the same problem as this: Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices Awaiting answers...
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WiFi problems pages dont load up

I have WiFi problems on my Lubuntu laptop. When I connect it through ethernet cable it's all good, pages loadup quickly without any problems, but if i connect through my WiFi connection pages either ...
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When internet connection with my WiFi is slow/doesn't exist, Ubuntu automatically disconnects me

When I am connected to my WiFi, if connection drops.. or if my Internet is really slow Ubuntu automatically disconnects me. It is annoying because I can't connect to 192.168.1.1 (Modem's/Router's IP) ...
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My AP service is running some seconds then stops

I did this till the issue: made a script running a Wifi Hotstop :: works ok made a service "WifiHotspot" and put it in /etc/init.d added it for boot launch: update-rc.d WifiHostpot defaults 95 ...
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Lubutu 15.04 WIFI not detected

Tried Ubuntu 14.04 all went well but my processor took toll (Asus 1015cx netbook, 1.6 GHz 1 GB RAM). Thus I decided to go for Lubuntu 15.04. Amazingly fast but wifi won't work help please.
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Installed 14.04 and can not connect to wifi

I just installed 14.04 and cannot connect to wifi. I am currently using a wired connection but my other computer and phone are connected just fine so it isn't my internet. I've been through all ...
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(15.04) Wifi connected to home router, but internet isn't connecting. Drivers are installed

so I just put 15.04 on my computer, and the Wifi seems to be connecting to the router but there is no internet connection. I'll post many commands I have run following other questions on this site. ...
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wifi driver not working

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and to getwifi, I had to activate my wifi driver. But the problem is that underneath the driver name, it's written that the driver is not working and sure enough, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Stopped Detecting Wifi in laptop

I am having a huge trouble with ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu unable to detect wireless adapter in My laptop earlier there was no Issue with it My wifi works well . I dont know what had gone wrong there ...
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Why do I have to enter my keyring for a WiFi password?

My Ubuntu 14.04 asks me every morning to unlock my keyring in order to connect to a specific WiFi, namely eduroam. Every other network works immediately. I can't really use the machine until I ...
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HP Stream 14 (BCM43142) WiFi driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for a HP Stream 14 Laptop. The WiFi network driver is not recognised automatically, so there´s no Internet. By making sudo lshw, the Network Controller is: BCM43142 ...
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) cannot find some wireless networks

I have Dell XPS 13 9343 (Ubuntu 15.04, 3.19 kernel) with Broadcom BCM4352 wireless card and it cannot find some wifi networks including mine. My other notebook (same Ubuntu version) and cellphone have ...
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Wireless connections do not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm on a HP laptop running ubuntu with windows 10 (dual boot). All wireless connections are being detected by the network manager but I'm not able to connect to any of them. I ran this script : ...
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Common solutions not fixing wireless internet dropouts

I've been working on this since I installed 14.04 LTS almost two weeks ago, and nothing is working. I've disabled IPv6, redownloaded the wireless driver, updated the driver, set the dns server to both ...
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Wireless disabled problem

I had a problem with wifi on my Lenovo g50-30. wifi was disabled. I read on ubuntuforums that command: sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop sudo rfkill unlock all rfkill list all would help and it ...
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Disable and Enable Internet without disconnecting wifi

I need a way to disable and then enable internet access via command line while still remaining connected to wifi.
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Broadcom BCM43142 driver

This is a continuation of this question. One answer said that the driver for the Broadcom BCM43142 wifi chip has "not been released into the mainstream yet". Does anyone know when it will become ...
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Wifi driver not working properly dell inspiron 1525

I tried just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a colleague's Dell inspiron 1525 who wasn't happy with his previous os... I tried to install the basic driver, with $sudo apt-get install ...
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Cant load D-Link DWA-131 version E1 on Ubuntu 15.04

The device is seen as: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 2001:3319 D-Link Corp. I followed the instructions from here: http://www.linux-hardware-guide.com/in/2013-11-16-d-link-dwa-131-n300-usb-wifi-adapter ...
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bluetooth not working in ubuntu 15.04.It's displaying “no adapter found” on my lap hp2000

I am using a HP 2000 laptop with Ubuntu as operating system , i tried to connect bluetooth in my laptop,and then open the system settings -> bluetooth , on there i got a command No Bluetooth adapters ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi in HP 15-r250TU

I have recently purchased a HP Laptop. Model number is HP 15-r250TU The problem is, I can not connect to Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. I tried installing Windows. Wi-Fi works fine in it. Can anyone help me?.
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installing a wireless USB adapter in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Edimax ew-7811Un and I get a message saying I do not have permission to extract the zip file from the installation cd.
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Problem with WiFi on Kubuntu 15.04 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 but I can't enable WiFi at all. How can I fix it? Output of lspci command is: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless ...
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How to rotate WiFi connections?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this in Ubuntu?
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Wifi Problem in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I boot Ubuntu 14.04, Wifi works properly for few minutes, but after that I can't connect to internet.But still my Wifi status shows connected. lshw - *-network - description: Wireless ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes when using airodump-ng

System freezes when using airodump-ng . Screen i frozen and keyborad/mouse are unresponsive. All I can do i push the power button. I think it's problem with WiFi card, but maybe prob with GPU ...