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

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wlan adapter and update bluetooth

Hi my wlan adapter Atheros AR9485 does not work since i tried to make an new installation with the windowshelp and download a new adaperdriver . this was an option because the bluetooth was no mor ...
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no wifi signal being detected on hp pavilion dv2615nr

just downloaded ubuntu 14.04 lts on my laptop but for some reason my laptop does not pickup the wifi signal . is there something that i need to download?
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wifi problem on ubuntu 16.04..!

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and and there is no sign of wi-fi, no on/off indicator I have seen all the solutions on internet enter image description herehow to handle wi-fi problems, but none ...
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WiFi Not working in After Installation in ubuntu 16.04

all I am facing a problem with my wireless. When I tried Ubuntu 16.04 Live, Wireless was working fine, but after installation Wireless is not working, My Machine in HCL ME (i3). The Machine has ...
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unable to change roaming sensitivity of AW CB161H

Currently I have a Gigabyte which is running Ubuntu in it. The WiFi card used is AW CB161H and it usually comes with low roaming sensitivity due to which it clings on to one AP even when the signal ...
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Ubuntu wireless spotty

I have a relatively new Acer Aspire v15 Nitro. My wireless card is a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174. Currently, my wifi connects to networks sometimes, but only in select few locations. In most locations, ...
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cannot access the wifi

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Under the networking menu at the top, it is not showing any WiFi options. How can I get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?
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Ubuntu and Windows won't connect to the internet

I have duel-booted by laptop to run windows and ubuntu and the wifi won't work on either of them. On the windows it is saying that "one or more network protocols are missing on this computer" and on ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 not detected by ubuntu 16.04 Dell Inspiron

Purchased Dell Inspiron and I can't get the network card to work. The network card is picking up SSID but fails to connect to any, so I'm wondering if this is maybe an issue with my router? Output of ...
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WiFi too slow compared to cable internet. Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Wireless card

First I'd like to say that I have searched a lot and tried many things to solve my problem. But nothing seems to work. I have a Dell laptop Inspiron-5448 with Ubuntu 14.04. It is new and Ubuntu came ...
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Wireless not working on 16.04 : Qualcomm Atheros AR2413/AR2414 Wireless adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 5110. Wireless connection in 14.10 works fine. In 16.04 no connection. With the same settings. Thanks for any help. Here are the results of ...
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Unstable WiFi on Ubuntu14.04.4 LTS (dual booted with windows7)

I dual booted my PC with Ubuntu 14.04.4(trusty), with Windows7 installed first. WiFi worked on Ubuntu for 2 weeks perfectly fine and then became unstable. It connects after rebooting for the first few ...
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WI-FI not detected after installing UBUNTU 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I had purchased a new laptop HP 15 AC179 TX which having radio card(RTL8723Be) & as per my plan I was install Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 LTS on it but after installation I was found my wifi is not ...
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Ralink RT2870 network adapter - Ubuntu 16.04

I'm very new to linux and ubuntu so please bare with me I just purchased a network adapter which according to the driver CD is a RT2870 (It isn't written on the adapter). I've installed other ...
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Network manager 14.04 continues to disconnect randomly after lib's were upgraded on 2016-05-13

While the disconnection/re-connection problem has gotten less frequent, the network manager continues to disconnect randomly. I've tried three wireless dongles and it still disconnects randomly with ...
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WiFi password can be entered but won't connect with no error message

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 7 on my HP Envy m6-1125dx laptop and installed all available updates. It has a built-in wireless card (Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n) and available ...
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WPA/WPA2 Enterprise PEAP connection on RTL8723BE Wi-fi?

I have a problem with my wi-fi connection on Ubuntu Mate 16.04. When I try to connect to my university network, that uses a PEAP-MSCHV2 authentication with identity and password and no ...
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Disable Show Password in WiFi Network Connection

WiFi connection management in Ubuntu as option to Show Password. If PC unlocked then someone can check what is the password set for WiFi. Ideally there should not be Show Password option at all. If ...
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Ubuntu send power over usb after internet trigger

So I have a raspberry pi hooked to a motion sensor and WiFi, when it senses movement on the web server it prints a 1 to a file on the server. I would like to have a Ubuntu system receive that signal ...
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Ethernet not showing 16.04

A friend asked me to fix this old dell e1505 laptop. I grabbed a 32 bit version of 16.04 to throw on there. On the live USB run it detected wireless and wired just fine. Now after installing it ...
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How do I “Enable Wi-Fi” on my toolbar if the option disappeared? [duplicate]

Hi so yesterday I was trying to update my wifi drivers but when I rebooted, the option to "Enable wi-fi" disappeared on my toolbar? How do I make it show up again? I have Qualcomm Atheros QC6174a ...
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Wifi randomly disconnects in 16.04

My computer's wifi keeps disconnecting every few minutes. I have to reconnect whenever that happens. What could be the cause of this? My wifi adapter is an Edimax EW-7811Un. (EDIT: This is a USB ...
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Wireless not finding networks Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I have been having lots of trouble getting the wireless in my macbook to work. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with GNOME installed. My macbook is mid 2011 13". It just wont detect any networks, and i ...
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Wireless Problems Macbook Pro

I have been having lots of trouble getting the wireless in my macbook to work. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with GNOME installed. My macbook is mid 2011 13". It just wont detect any networks, and i ...
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Not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04

I used all method which available on internet and Ubuntu forum but not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04. I am getting the following error: Failed to activate connection (2) Connection ...
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How to start ubuntu server with wireless Internet connection?

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever it boots up, it requires a wired connection from a router to complete the boot process. If the connection is not present, it waits for ...
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Ubuntu Wi-fi driver not working on my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro?? (Qualcomm Atheros QC6174a

How do I install my wifi drivers? There is no option to "Enable Wi-fi" on my toolbar except for "Enable Networking". Any help would be appreciated,. Thanks.
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Wifi signal strength jumping to full, speed to near 0

Frequently when using Ubuntu on my computer (a MacBook Pro 9,1), I will see the Wi-Fi signal strength indicator suddenly jump to full strength (it's usually less than that from where I work). At the ...
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WIFI setup on Raspberry Pi 2 Jessie [on hold]

I know that my question may look like trivial, but I spent 2 weeks for it and don't see any solution. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with EDUP EP-N8508GS wifi dongle and want to setup wifi connection. Here ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu Desktop installed and my wireless card works perfectly. I installed Ubuntu Server and during the install, it asked me which networking interface, I would like to use, and I selected my ...
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USB Netgear adapter not working on 14.04

I am having issues getting my USB Netgear wireless adaptor working. I have tried many threads with no luck so far. The latest thread I tried is this - USB wireless Netgear adapter The last step I ...
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Wifi not working at a particular range

I've dual booted my Dell Vostro 2520 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 7. Everything seems to work fine on Ubuntu other than wifi (that too at a particular range). Normally there's no problem with the ...
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Periodic wifi network interuption : Realtek RTL8723be wifi adapter [duplicate]

This problem has occured to me many times before. I connect to my home wifi network and then i can browse pages and download stuff. But after sometime suddenly pages stop loading and downloads get ...
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How to use onboard wifi on Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu Server 16.04?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I need to run Ubuntu on it. I put the 16.04 server image for the Raspberry Pi 3 from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi on a microSD card and it boots fine, and works ...
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Making the iwlwifi driver load the newest firmware for intel 7265D in Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.6.0

My wireless connection seems to slow down from around 50Mbps to 3Mbps frequently. Other PCs on the same network do not suffer this slowdown. I have an Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC 7265, REV=0x210 ...
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Trying to connect to university wifi doesnt work opens networking menu

I recently reinstalled ubuntu and am now running 16.04. I can connect to wifi networks fine, but with my university wifi network when I click on it from the wifi applet, it just opens up the ...
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Computer doesn't wake up from suspend AFTER installing bcmwl

I've recently updated from 14.04 to 16.04. I've got a Dell e7450, with a broadcom BCM4352 (pcid: 14e4:43b1) chip, and like always, there are problems communicating with this chip. On 14.04 what I did ...
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Unable to connect to Wifi - it

I am unable to connect to wifi after I upgraded to 16.04 Version. Below is the wireless info. Please help me. http://paste.ubuntu.com/16548090/
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Ralink MT7601U driver Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get this wifi dongle working on a BBB with Ubuntu 14.04. The adapter can be seen lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. MT7601U Wireless Adapter I have ...
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Ubuntu wireless connection help

Yesterday i upgraded from ubuntu 15.04 (Or something close to that) to ubuntu 16.10. Before i upgraded/updated, my wireless/wifi was working flawlessly, and i never had a problem with it. After the ...
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Network detection problem during installation

I am trying to install ubuntu 64-bit server, but during install it looks like the PCI wifi card that I have is detected but then no connection or detection to wifi network is made. I think it should ...
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can wifix fix address the problem of not working hardware drivers?

I checked the wifix page on launchpad and it states that it provides a software to update and install hardware drivers automatically for wifi networking.But the latest release is almost six years old. ...
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E: Unable to locate package bcmwl-kernelsource [duplicate]

After installing 14.04 LTS on a HP Probook 6560b my wifi does not work, on the web I found this Ask Ubuntu question and proceeded as follows : lspci -vnn | grep Network 00:19.0 Ethernet controller ...
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Get the name of installed program

Interface Down. Xubuntu. Is there a Terminal command that will list a program that I newly downloaded from https://github.com/blueman-project/blueman. I'm sure the program is good but it was not what ...
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wifi network list not showing in ubuntu 16.04

Initially I connected to a wifi. But after an hour I could not find other wifi networks available.But I am able to use internet.
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getting errors while installing modified wifi drivers

I am new to the forum. I have been trying to follow the instructions for wifi card intel 5300 NIC 802.11n for CSI information. The link is here ...
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Can't find wifi on Ubuntu phone

Got my new meizu pro 5 yesterday. I live in an apartment building with a lot of different WiFi access points. Mine isn't listed. On my ubuntu laptop I can find my WiFi access point in a the 'more ...
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Wireless stopt working after update, looks like I tried everything

$ nm-tool State unknown; $ lshw -C network DISABLED; configuration.. driver.. ath9k; lsmode shows that Ubuntu recognizes ath9k driver.. iwconfig: eth0 no wireless extensions; wlan IEEE ...
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hard/soft block by rfkill

I have a trouble with my wifi hardware. It can't be unblocked by rfkill so I can't use it. I'm a beginer in Ubuntu and I have dual boot with Windows 10 on Acer Aspire ES1-421-88QX. Can you tell me ...
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My wireless adapter's light is on but there are no options for connecting to a wireless network. Please help

I am very new to Linux and have tried looking through multiple answers in order to fix my problem. Previously I didn't even have a light running on my adapter but now the light is on when running ...