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

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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 ...
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Unable to connect to Wifi in 14.04 LTS?

I have Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430(32-bit) laptop. I have installed the 14.04 ubuntu version fresh rather than upgrading from the previous version. I am using this version for around 1 year. The wifi ...
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Dual Booting & Wireless. Perfect on Ubuntu. Terrible on Windows 8 [on hold]

After days of attempting to troubleshoot this I'm really hoping for some more suggestions I have an Asus X550CA laptop set up for Dual Booting with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. The WiFi adaptor is ...
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Wireless connection drops

I have a brand new Hp 15 r215nt notebook. I have just installed 14.04 LTS. I noticed that wireless connection drops after sometime and needs a startup. (Disconnect/Connect wifi doesn't help) If I ...
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Reaver wireless adapters [on hold]

Hey I successfully changed my wireless card into moniter mode. Now I want to change it back. How do I do that? I am using backtrack 5 r3. Will not changing my wireless card to the original have an ...
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unable to install ew-7811un

cc1: some warnings being treated as errors make[2]: *** ...
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Netgear N300 WNA3100 to Work on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the instructions here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=885520 to get my Netgear N300 WNA3100 wireless adapter working on Ubuntu 14.04 however I get to the point where I list ...
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troubleshooting my wireless card to use aircrack-ng

I am using Mediatek MT7630E as my wireless card. I am bit confused about my injection capabilities of my wireless card . Wherever I try to de-authenticate a client I get a following error ...
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Netowork manager doesnot show wireless option

I forced closed my ubuntu 14.04 while updating and now i think some drivers aren't working since there is no sound while playing video and i cannot find wired and wireless option in network manager ...
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Not showing all wifi networks

When viewing the wifi networks on my phone it diplays more netwotks than when i look though ubuntu. My own wireless network cant be seen only neighbors. i cant connect with ethernet because the ...
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Wifi Problem in Ubuntu 14

I installed Ubuntu 14 on oracle virtual box but my wifi is not working. I went to additional driver in ubuntu but in my laptop it shows No additional driver available. I also tried to change the ...
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hp probook 6570b wifi hardware switch turns off

I have installed both Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04, and my laptop is hp probook 6570b. but unfortunately the wifi hardware switch turns off with Ubuntu 14.04 but it turns on with Windows 8 so how can I ...
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Unable to connect to wifi in hp pavilion ab032tx

I have hp ab032tx laptop, have erased windows and installed ubuntu 14.04. Wifi is always out of range in my machine, now iam using internet by USB tethering for the past three days. I googled much ...
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Relay Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04

The wifi in my bedroom is really weak, So I used windows program Maryfi to create a wifi point on my laptop, and extend the signal so other devices can use the wifi. This works flawlessly, except I ...
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Connect to wireless HP Envy Ubuntu Vivid Vervet

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I tried to connect to the wireless on my HP Envy on which I am installing Ubuntu. After trying to connect to a network, a message says "Disconnected-you are now ...
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How do I change my wifi connection from mode 11b to 11n?

My wireless adapter in my laptop always connects in 11b mode, which is much slower than 11n mode. I want it to switch to 11n but couldn't find anywhere on how to do it. How do I do it? If it is not ...
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Can't connect to Wifi 5GHz with Broadcom Corporation BCM4311

I am using b43 driver installed via synaptic package manager and I have loaded the module through command line “modprobe -r b43 bcma”. The wifi indicator on my pc light up and the wifi manager ...
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Wifi issue under ubuntu (RTL8723BE driver)

I have recently bought a new laptop (HP PAVILION 15-AB016NF) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 in dual boot. Under Windows, my wireless works properly but under Ubuntu it does not: wireless ...