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

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Ubuntu not connecting to Airport Express 14.04

After some extensive troubleshooting I have found that my Lenovo IdeaPad with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not work with the Apple Airport Express. It connects fine on my other router (which is not Apple) ...
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Asus x550: unstable wireless connection

I've been getting weak signal to my asus x550 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. As suggested by someone in Askubuntu.. I've got a good signal but wifi keeps disconnecting automatically for every 5minutes ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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Wired connection and ad-hoc wireless at the same time

I'm setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 with a wired connection (p4p1) and creating an ad-hoc wireless network. Here's my interfaces file: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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TP-Link TL-WDN3200 driver issue

I am using TP-Link TL-WDN3200 wireless adapters in my linux ad-hoc network. Two nodes could ping each other via the WDN3200. But after a few hours idle running, one of the adapters went wrong. I got ...
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Does BIOS device whitelist affect Ubuntu?

Starting with 2002, Lenovo (actually, it was IBM back then) started whitelisting the wireless adapters and other devices allowed to be used in their ThinkPad laptops. Some other manufacturers are ...
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After update, dell e5440 enable wireless option is missing

After system update wireless connection is completely ruined. The 'enable wireless' option is no more visible. This is what lshw is yielding.I followed the troubleshooting guide here: ...
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WiFi super slow after 14.04 update on Toshiba Satalite M-55

I updated my Toshiba Satalite M-55 laptop with Lubuntu 14.04 but after update I have super slow or no WiFi. This is what I have when I type $ iwconfig: iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Wifi Adapter can see AP, but cannot connect

My wifi card is: Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) My problem is that when I attempt to connect to a wifi network it refuses the ...
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Making VLCstreamer work with iPad (non-free-codecs alternative)

I'm trying to run movies on my iPad through wi-fi streaming. I already have got server program running, I got appropriate app on iPad, they see each other, but iPad can't start any movie in various ...
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Wifi not working asus x550ca

The wifi on my asus x550ca laptop is not working. Ethernet works fine in ubuntu but wifi does not work. Wifi works just fine when I boot up windows 8.1 though. Is there any special driver I have to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Internet Connection not working [on hold]

i have dual boot setup with windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10.In windows 8 My connection is Perfect but when booting into ubuntu i cannot connect at all . The network manager states that i'm connected but i ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Aspire r7 wireless not working

ok so i installed it from a usb stick and the wirless does not work....i have no idea how to fix this there is no Ethernet port either, is there a way to put it on a usb stick and then install it?
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Guest Wireless/Ubuntu 14.04

At work i have to connect to a guest wireless network. This usually requires me to acces 1.1.1.1/login.html to complete the connection using a set username and password that changes every week. I see ...
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Run root script or command as root in startup application in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a wireless adapter that used to work in ubuntu 13.10 (dwa 171) after installing drivers for it. Now it won't work the same way anymore since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. I've found the only way ...
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Ubuntu laptop connecting causes office wifi to crawl for everyone

A colleague and I use Ubuntu installed on our Sager laptops. We only recently started doing this in the last few weeks. The rest of the team uses Macs with one or two folks with Windows PCs. We've ...
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problems about lost partition after dual-boot intsallation and crashing system and libreoffice recovery [on hold]

1st problem: I had four partitions on my system. a 50G that an Ubuntu 10.04 was installed on it. partition named c for my windows 8.1 and two other NTFS partitions for my documents. Then I installed ...
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Getting disconnections on wifi

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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Send files using Wifi Direct

I need to send some files from my Android phone to my laptop using Wifi Direct, however my computer is not showing up on my mobile even wifi is turned on both pc and my phone. How can I send files ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Wirless Card Not Working

I am not able to use my wireless card. When I click the wireless icon (which one?) no wireless networks are visible! My wireless card is a Linksys, Wireless G 2.4GHZ PCI Adapter Model No.:WMP54G.
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How to use /lib/firmware/ar9710.fw with WN111v1 wireless adapter in Ubuntu 12.04?

Today I was delighted to find a file named ar9710.fw in my Ubuntu 12.04 computer's /lib/firmware/ directory. It's supposed to be for the WN111v2 wireless adapter. Since I am totally new to this ...
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wireless bcm4318 not working

Edit: I researched also link suggested above - it is option (3) And indeed is very helpful. Especially @LuisAlvarado's answer - it contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree - I tried ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Wireless networking is faster when lid is open than closed?

I like to connect my laptop to an external monitor and close my laptop's lid. However, I noticed something. According to internet speedtests (and my personal knowledge from downloading large files), ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 1501 internal wifi doesn't work

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have trouble getting the internal wi-fi hardware to work properly. I can connect to the internet just fine using an Ethernet cable or a USB wi-fi ...
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Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter

I just received a donation of computers running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The computers have no cd drive, just usb drives. I plugged in a Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter and nothing happens. I ...
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documentroot is different when on WLAN and on the internet [on hold]

I just figured out that port 80 is blocked by my ISP so i am using a different port, and that port works from the internet, which is great, but only when i connect via a computer on the WLAN that my ...
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WiFi N7260: Direct firmware load failed with error -2

Dell laptop. Wifi not working after installing ubuntu 14.04. Tried to update firmware, but not working. Any ideas? /var/log/syslog: Jul 21 15:30:21 rwilco-Vostro-5470 kernel: [ 2631.370168] ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System ...
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Internet is not working via Wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04

When I connect to a Wireless connection the icon in the top right corner shows that I am connected. But when I try to browse it says Internet is not connected. Ethernet and USB Internet are working ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - no internet after wakeup, wifi/lan connected, but reaching only local network

I have a strange problem on Toshiba Satellite NB and Ubuntu 12.04 on it. This system is working flawlessly a couple of months now already, but since last week I am getting a strange problem. I put ...
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Slow WiFi internet speed Ubuntu 14.04

My loading time of a page is very big, even if I am on wi-fi or cable. What can I do to fix this problem? LE: I checked the download speed on cable (it's around 30 MB/s) and I can say it runs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ASUS USB-N13 802.11 b/g/n wireless connection weak after reboot

I have struggled with slow wireless connection for months. To find a solution, I have searched and read many posts about slow/intermittent wireless connections, and tried the suggestions with partial ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Drivers Issue

I am new to linux, and have had a difficult time trying to get any linux distro installed on this system - but I have finally got Lubuntu 14.04 installed and running. I am now having issues with ...
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Setting up wireless hotspot to be on at boot

TL;DR: Can I set Ubuntu up to - from boot - have the wireless hotspot turned on? My mother-in-law lives so far from civilization that she can only reach the Internet through a 3G dongle, which works ...
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My wireless dosenot work on rtl8723ae

I have Ubuntu 14.04 first time wireless work great after i update Ubuntu wireless did not work OS Release Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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Wireless is not working

Wireless says disabled, and there are no drivers on the update page. What can I do? PS Ethernet connection works great
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Wifi Drops and Reconnects with UBUNTU 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188)

I just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite C655D. My wifi drops off occasionally, and all I have to do to reconnect is disable my wifi and enable wifi from the wireless icon in the top ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Dell Fn + F2 key for wifi switch on/off didn't work

I go throw all topic of Fn + F2 key for wifi switch on/off. But I still have some questions. I bought a Dell Inspiron with ubuntu 12.04 LTS preinstalled and has hardware certified. I read the ubuntu ...
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scripts for turning the wifi card on and off

The wifi key on my laptop doesn't work under Xubuntu Trusty. Network manager can only soft block wifi, as revealed by the rfkill command. So, I'm looking for a script which can turn off wifi and ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, Sony Vaio VGN-T150, Intel PRO/set wireless (2200) wireless doesn't work

Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T150 after installing Win XP again; I had Lubuntu 12.04 on the laptop but wasn't getting any CPU fan operation. Tried adding vaiofand but still seemed ...
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Wifi network keeps asking for password

Like the questions says. I'm pretty sure my password is correct, but every time I enter it, it asks for it again. Any suggestions?
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Install ubuntu at probook 450 G1 [duplicate]

I am using a HP PROBOOK 450 laptop with running Windows 8 on it . i gonna install ubuntu now but i googled about this model and ubuntu i founded some bad results about wireless's driver please ...
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Can't connect to one wifi network, keeps asking for password

Here's the relevant syslog stuff: http://pastie.org/9405812 Here's the output from the wireless-info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7821949/ My wifi works well in general, I only have problems with ...
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Trying to get wifi working in Lubuntu 14.04 on Inspiron B120

I'm having a hell of a time getting wifi working on this old laptop. Google turns up lots of people having similar problems, but all the answers seem to be from 2010 - 2011 and aren't working for me. ...
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No connectivity from Broadcom 4322

While browsing the web I was notified that my Dell Vostro 1720 was offline. After no luck rebooting my D-Link Verizon WiFi router, I saw my laptop could not connect wirelessly to anything, even a USB ...
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How do I fix problems with buttonmaps in xboxdrv?

I am using xboxdrv and my wireless xbox 360 controller with a wireless receiver. When i check the button map with jtest it works fine but when I try to use it in a game (Rogue Legacy) a lot of the ...