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

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No WIfi after Update 14.04LTS and “dpk was interrupted”

I have just updated my system and now I have no wifi. I have tried following some of the answers to the other questions on this topic and get this: 01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm ...
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Weird range issue on ubuntu mate on laptop

i have recently installed ubuntu mate 14.04.2 and have got a strange problem with my os The issue is that ubuntu mate shows a very low range on wifi even when it should show a good range I have ...
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TOTOLINK N150UA wireless USB adapter unable to install in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my windows 7 on my PC(CPU INTEL i686 Mainboard is MS-7519). The wireless works flawless on windows but there is no sign of it on Ubuntu. Any help to fix ...
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What driver for Intel AC 7260 adapter

My notebook has the infamous Intel AC 7260 adapter and after a few days the adapter just stopped working, maybe it is because I ran apt-get update but I'm not sure. I can't connect to ap I checked ...
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Unbuntu 15.04 not completeing handshake and connecting to wifi on macbook

Ubuntu 15.04 installed on 1st generation 64bit intel mackbook - updated wireless driver, shows wifi connection, cannot complete connecting. There is mention of a firmware update brcmfmac43602. Will ...
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wifi disconnecting within few min in ubuntu 14.04 lts

Good evening, i am using a ubuntu 14.04 lts version on my laptop, whenever i connect to a wifi network, it disconnects automatically after 5-10 min, I have tried most of the posted solutions online as ...
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Wifi not working (14.04)

My Ubuntu 14.04 install doesn't connect to any WiFi network I have access to. All the required information should hopefully be here. Let me know if you need to know anything else.
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Ubuntu 15.04 not booting after a driver was installed

So I will try to make this short as I am on mobile writing this. I just clean installed 15.04 yesterday on my computer, and I was trying out a WiFi extender. I went to additional drivers and ...
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How to update regulatory database used by CRDA in Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. But it has older version of regulatory database (regulatory.bin). I would like to use latest regulatory database that's available @ ...
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List of available networks disappears after 15 seconds Lubuntu 14.04

When I boot lubuntu 14.04, running on my Dell 11 chromebook, if I click on the network manager applet in the panel it lists the 8 or so networks in range. After roughly 15 seconds, all the networks ...
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Can't find specific WiFi network (Ubuntu 14.04)

There is one specific coffee shop WiFi network that I cannot connect to (doesn't even show up in the available networks listing) on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I had previously connected to this WiFi ...
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Unable to connect wifi ubuntu 14.04 LTS HP Pavilion Network driver rtl8723be

I have purchased a new HP Pavilion 15-ab030TX, just installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 next to Win8. But my wifi has been showing either very weak signal at times or none at all. I tried multiple ...
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Does not 'see' my network

I was trying too use Ubuntu 14.04.02, and for the life of me, I could NOT get it to work, even after adding the SSID and password. It just won't save the info,and does NOT recognize the wifi (is ...
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Unexpected “no network devices are available” message

I've been dual-booting Ubuntu with Windows 8 on a HP Pavilion laptop for a couple of months, and unfortunately it is now failing to recognise my network adapter. It's working fine on Windows, and I ...
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wi-fi and bluetooth not working simultaneously

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I had this configuration working for three years with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I went for a fresh installation (not distro upgrade), the only thing I kept ...
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Procedure on how to install WU-NETA--025(A)

Just installed Xubuntu 14 and bought a USB Wi-Fi Dongle model WU-NETA--025(A). The CD includes Linux installer but how do I install it? I'm new to Linux. Thanks.
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bluetooth stops working after resuming from sleep

I am on Lenovo Z50-70 running Ubuntu 15.04 with Linux kernel 4.0 My bluetooth works fine until I resume from sleep, it says bluetooth is disabled, it doesn't start even if i toggle the OFF button ...
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How can I require 2.4G band when both 2.4G and 5G are available from an AP?

I have a dual-band WIFI adapter (Intel 7260) on my Linux laptop. The target access point supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. When I use the GUI interface to connect to that AP, it always connects to the ...
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Wifi problems ethernet 10/100 base-t

Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB LAN: Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n Video: Gráficos AMD Radeon R7 M260, 2 GB de DDR3 I have troubles with mi ...
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Wifi and Graphic drives

Hello I have a laptop with this description: Descripción Ficha Técnica Garantía Despacho Comentario Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB Windows 8.1 Blue La ...
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Why does my wifi keep disconnecting in Ubuntu 15.04

so I am very new to Linux in general, and I have just dual booted my computer with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. For some reason the Wifi in Ubuntu will work for about 5 minutes and then disconnect, ...
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ubuntu won't find router ssid/signal

I am using ubuntu 15 & I got several modems and can connect to all of them except for my TRENDnet modem MAC Address D8:EB:97:20:F0:53 it does not show it's signal any more after several weeks of ...
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Need help with Belkin Play N750 on Ubuntu 14.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto a newly built computer, but we need to use WiFi and I've picked up a Belkin Play N750 Wireless Adapter. However, I'm really struggling to get the drivers for it ...
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Why my computer won't show wifi networks?

I had version of 10.04 but then I let someone put newer version of Ubuntu which is now 14.04 when I got my computer back then my computer found wifi networks but then it wanted an update and I updated ...
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Nvidia GTX 960 stops wifi card working

After installing the Nvidia GTX 960 into my existing rig, my wireless card no longer works. I'm unable to see anything associated with wireless networks, let alone view what ones are available. ...
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Wireless problem in Lubuntu!

I'm trying to save my parents time by installing Lubuntu. Everything is fine apart from the wireless. If I run nm-applet I get this error ** (nm-applet:1850): WARNING **: Error retrieving ...
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Proxy Server on Kubuntu 15.04 not working. Need help. :[

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04. I can connect normally through LAN and wifi that requires no proxy. The problem is that the wifi in our college requires proxy with authentication. I have already ...
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Can't connect to Wifi in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just switched from windows to linux today so I'm a noob at this. Now, I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I can't find any network icon on the top bar which is mentioned in the GNOME Help manual. I ...
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Ethernet and wifi not working in newly installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on HP mini 1000

I tried various options available on different webpages but nothing helped me. like running command like 'lsusb' Images of various command I executed are available at Google image
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Broadcom wireless 802.11ac Thinkpad E455 14e4:43ae rev 02

I tried installing the bcmi kernal source but it gets so far and hangs. Ctrl + C won't take it out. The wireless driver doesn't appear and I have no ability to connect with the wireless. Can you ...
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Weaker Wifi Signal Than Normal

My wifi signal recently dropped in my room and my ping increased drastically (severe ping spikes, resolved when my connection is at 3 bars but the signal wavers). I had a problem like this in the past ...
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Problem Connecting To Android Hotspot

I have one Laptop running windows and another laptop running linux ubuntu. i can connect to my phones Hotspot with the machine running windows, but i can't do it with the machine running linux. also, ...
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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ping long response

When i do ping google.com i have: 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=900 ttl=57 time=694 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=901 ttl=57 time=1150 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: ...
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b43 driver installation

vadivel@vadivel-Inspiron-1440:~$ sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for vadivel: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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WiFi problem on Intel Centrino

This question have been made already, but all the answers are outdated or just dont work for me. I have a ThinkPad X230 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 RTL8188EE Slow/Unreliable Wifi

Hey guys I'm having some issue with my rtl8188ee network card. On Windows I get ~30-40 Mb/s whereas on Ubuntu 15.04 I get ~5 Mb/s. However, the issue comes and goes; often after disconnecting and ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04?

I have problem with wifi drivers. Connection is very unstable. My laptop is ASUS K550J, with SSD disk and double ram. Is it possible that Ub 15.04 comes with more or better wifi drivers? Should I ...
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In ubuntu 15.04 ,wired and wireless are not connected after running sudo apt-get purgr network-manager-gnome network manager

I run command sudo apt-get purge network-manager-gnome network-manager. After running that command wireless and wired networks are not connected to my laptop. And when I look into "system ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Laptop shuts down when opening the lid

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop 1 month ago, I have a HP ProBook 450 G2 with Radeon GPU. The problem is that sometimes when the laptop is on sleep and I open the lid, the laptop shuts down. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, wifi connection but no Internet, no usb recognized, can't shut down or restart properly

Sometimes Ubuntu is amazing, other times it makes me want to rip my hair. So I have a laptop, hp pavillon g6 séries with Ubuntu 14.04 installed from a couple months ago, after struggling with the ...
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problem of wifi and how to connect

I have HCL ME M74 laptop. It does not have a specification of wifi. Is there a device available which I can connect to my laptop so that I can use wifi whenever I find a wifi signal?
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Have you done this? [on hold]

First some info Laptop= HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Win7 Pro/Deepin Ram = 8Gb Wifi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu Wednesday Night, but on my laptop and the new version of Ubuntu just ...
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Wireless unable to work ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 5520. The problem is that there is no wireless setting on anything showing up and I don't always the LAN available. The ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in kali linux [on hold]

i have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps. It works fine in windows but when i connect it with kali linux via vmware workstation 10,after giving command "iwconfig" showing "no wareless extenfion". How ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 won't connect to wifi

My system 76 laptop was just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 from version 14, the wifi worked for a couple days, and then it stopped connecting. It may have been when I was using it and the wifi was turned ...
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Why Linux-based-laptop has slower wifi connection that windows-based-laptop?

I had ever tried many distros: ubuntu, debian, xubuntu, freya, fedora, etc. And they all have slower wifi than when I was using windows. Is there any explanation about this? How to find appropriate ...
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How do I install a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142? [duplicate]

I need help installing a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142 on 14.04.2. If I run lspci I indeed find the device as: network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 1) But Ubuntu ...
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Not detecting specific wireless network in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed along with windows 8.1. I recently changed the wireless router at my home and following changes occured: Initially Ubuntu didn't detect my wireless network and but once ...