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

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how to connect two computers using wifi network and without using Router?

I have an embedded board which has an Ethernet port. this port is connected to a FPGA (an electronic device !) which sends data to this port at 1 Gbit/Sec. I want to monitor this board to see if it ...
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Can't Connect With Mobile Brodeband on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Idea Net Setter with BSNL 3G Sim for connecting as mobile-broadband. I installed Idea Net Setter by their Linux installation file install_linux Begin verify CD... Verify CD succeed! ...
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Broadcom wifi issue on 14.04 Lubuntu

I have a brand new 14.04 LTS Lubuntu install on a Dell Inspiron 8600 which is getting wired internet connection, but not wifi. I've attempted some of the previous resolves for this, but seem now to ...
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External atheros card (wireless) is not recognized on 14.04

So I always used an external wifi adapter with my laptop because the intel chipset inside is a little bit unstable. Unfortunately, I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 + Gnome and it seems that my ubuntu now ...
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Killer n 1202 Bluetooth stopped working

I have a problem with my bluetooth adapter in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine yesterday evening, but this morning it tells me "No bluetooth adapters found". Wifi still works fine. If that helps, ...
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Wifi Networks getting detected but not connecting ubuntu 14.04

using ubuntu 10.04 my wifi has worked well for about 4 years. after update to 14.04 when i select a wifi , i get a little error window pops up with the following message: Connection activation ...
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Getting Broadcom BC4313 Wi-Fi to work on Ubuntu 12.04 without slowing internet for other devices

I have two laptops on my network, one of which has been running Ubuntu 12.04 for several months now without any issues. After getting a virus on the other yesterday, which originally came with ...
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Cannot find my home wifi connection with 14.04. Had a good wifi connection at work

I spend most of last night on the forums trying to find a solution to no avail. I have an acer aspire 5742z. I purged/removed/disabled the broadcom driver. I did an update, I updated the PCiids, ...
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Trusty, Lenovo Y500, and Wifi

After a little googling, I was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y500. Grub would not install on /dev/sda (16GB SSD), but installed fine on the spinny disk. I'm using the SSD as the swap ...
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Internet disconnects by itself and never reconnects unless system restarted

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and a wireless internet from a modem "Reliance Netconnect" for the internet. I've installed Ubuntu two days back along with my Windows system. So here's a detailed summary of ...
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Installed Ubuntu 10.04 and can not connect to wireless [on hold]

Hoping someone can assist before I chuck my computer out the window. I just installed LinuxCNC and Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell Dual Core PC so I'm going through a learners curve. I am dual booting ...
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Wireless Won't Connect in 14.04

I'm still very new to Ubuntu and I need help resolving an issue with my wireless. My connection shows up clearly as "dlink" but ubuntu simply won't connect to it. It worked fine downloading updates ...
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Setup problems ubuntu 14.04 wifi on macbookpro 13.3 w/ retina (dual boot)

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I'm not sure how to go about setting up my wifi. It doesn't detect any networks. I'm using a late-2013 13.3" macbookpro with retina display, so it doesn't ...
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Dell Inspiron Intel 7260 Wifi connects and then drops on Ubuntu 14.04

I've been trying to connect my wireless card unsuccessfully. I've tried similar questions/answers with no luck. I tried with Ubuntu 13.10 with same results but loading latest iwlwifi-7260-7.ucode did ...
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six days Ive been unable to get wifi working

Ok this is what I have so far. globe@globe-Pavilion-dv8000-ET831UA-ABA ~ $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS480/RS482/RS485 Host Bridge (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: ...
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Newbie xubuntu with kde no wireless

Newbie (to here) help requested. I currently run xubuntu (just upgraded to 14.04) and have no issues. Thought I would try kde, just for a change. Running on a laptop with enough grunt for that, I just ...
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Wifi connection problem [duplicate]

i just installed ubuntu 14.04 and when i'am connected with wifi i can't post or register on any site or forum there is no problem when iam using wired connection i've got broadcom 43142
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How to get Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Working

I've been struggling now for hours to setup my Bluetooth Audio connection to Bose Soundlink Mini. I can add the device and pair it but when I try to connect via GUI it always disconnects ...
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Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds

My Realtek RTL8187 USB wifi card is having trouble keeping a connection for more than a few seconds, while on the same machine under Windows 7 it has no problem. When I make the connection, I have a ...
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Wifi speed dropping for HP Pavilion 15-n097sa

I recently moved to Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 8.1. I have quite a problem with my WiFi speed dropping. When I checked it at speedtest.net it went from 30Mbps to less than 1Mbps then goes up again to ...
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Intel Centrino slow speed (14.04)

First, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in a XPS 14 with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 wlan card. My wlan speed is terrible, I get 5.5~6MB/s using wlan, for comparison I have another notebook with Killer-N ...
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No more wi-fi on my Xubuntu 14.04

I have no more wi-fi connection after the upgrade to Xubuntu 14.04. Can you help me?
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No wifi with Ubuntu 14.04

I have just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and no longer have wifi access - it was working fine with Ubuntu 13.04. I have a Lenovo laptop G580
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Starting Ubuntu after first installation

I have just installed Ubuntu on a laptop. I am trying to set up the WIFI but I am asked to supply a "root" password to get supervisor access. When downloading I set up a username and password. ...
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Wifi not working on 14.04 notebook

I have this Acer Aspire V5 notebook, which had problems with wifi before in 13.10 and i had to use the ethernet. sometimes it randomly started working but most of the time it wouldn't. So then i ...
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Wireless networking not working after resume in Ubuntu 14.04

[Solved]: By applying the following command nmcli nm I got the following: Before suspend RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI WWAN-HARDWARE WWAN running ...
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Need to reboot to connect to wireless after sleep

For the past few months, whenever I wake my Lenovo ThinkPad x201 from sleep, I am unable to use any secured wireless networks without rebooting the computer. Prior to upgrading to 14.04 LTS a few days ...
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Why can't I load ubuntu.com over wifi connection?

This is bizarre. I am unable to load ubuntu.com on either of two wifi-connected computers (one is Ubuntu 12.04, the other is a Win8.1 laptop). It does load on an ethernet-connected Windows box, and ...
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How to to get D-Link DWA-131 wireless USB Adapter working on 12.04?

I have installed 12.04 on my desktop (I was previously using Windows XP). With XP I was using a D-Link DWA-131(H/W ver B1 F/W Ver 2.01) wireless USB adapter for the internet and I have been trying ...
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How to fix: Epson wireless networked printer aborts after printing half a page

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Epson Stylus TX550W multifunction printer (copies, scans, but no fax): The first time I managed to discover the printer on my wireless LAN. However, when printing the Ubuntu Test ...
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make wifi preferable over wired connection in ubuntu 14.04?

how to make ubuntu to choose wifi connection over wired connection when both are connected to internet?I edited the Ethernet connection to route using the preference "Use this connection only for ...
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why i have only vpn connection and proxy connection after system update?

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and im about to upgrade to the latest but i can download because i have no internet, so this is what happened: I have upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 but after i ...
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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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Ubuntu VM sees a ghost bluetooth adapter?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare on a Windows 7 desktop. I don't have any bluetooth adapters plugged into my desktop. Before I insert any adapters, Ubuntu sees an adapter called "ubuntu-0". When I ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9565 wireless adapter working?

I have installed both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04LTS recently in my laptop hp d15-017tu. In windows 7 wifi works finely but not in the ubuntu. Pls help me... QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Network-manager fails to enable network everytime after suspension, What can I do?

I have done the upgrade to 14.04LTS, after that, everytime I suspend my computer, when I turn it on, the network-manager fails to "enable" the network, and I always have to do: sudo restart ...
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13.10 cannot connect to home wireless network but windows can

I am unable to connect to my home network in ubuntu 13.10. It says it is connected in the system tray. But when I open a browser or software center, it just loads and loads and nothing ever happens. ...
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No wireless with lubuntu 14.04 and iwconfig shows card twice

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T42 (with forcepae option). Everything is working fine but wifi. The applet shows only a few of the nearby networks. If my home network shows, it asks for ...
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I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Broadcom BCM43241 card in my vaio duo 13 doesn't even show up

I have tried all the known solutions and it still won't work. I have tried the brcm modprobe after updating the firmware library as well as doing the blacklist thing for bcm43xx. Is there a fix for ...
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Hostapd.conf can't be read when strating hostapd

OK, I wanted to use hostapd build AP connection. After I have finished some basic configuration in hostapd.conf, I started hostapd. However, it says that: Could not open configuration file ...
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WiFi is not Available on ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Windows XP since past 9 years and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 today for my project purpose. But I am facing a problem..I am not able to connect to my WiFi connection not is there ...
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Extremely slow wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my wifi is being extremely slow. When it is wired I get close to 50 Mb/s but when I am on wifi I am lucky if I get 10 Mb/s. Here is a summary of some of my specs on ...
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Invalid Username

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 version. I am unable to login with the username and password which I gave while running the WUBI installer. Also, while logging in as a Guest user, if I even try to ...
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Wifi not working with new 14.04 install

I've just installed 14.04 LTS (32 bit) on a Dell Latitude D620 laptop and can't get the Wifi to work. The menu that appears when I click on the network icon (top right) includes no items associated ...
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Wifi problems with 12.04 on Toshiba Chromebook

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 via Crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook CB35-A3120. When I clicked on Network the response was "The system network services are not compatible with this version. What I have ...
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debian compat wireless offline installation

i need to install the compat wireless driver in order to get acces to internet so i can install the gnome gui on my ausus N56VZ laptop. (using debian atm) my problem is i have no clue how to install ...
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Wireless connection slow/inconsistent after fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188EE)

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 using the dev builds for a over a month with no issue. Then I upgraded on the official release date and issue started. I got frustrated and did a fresh install and ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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Alfa AWUS036H reported as hard-blocked [on hold]

I'm having trouble getting WiFi up on my Tahr live session, and wish to get it working reliably before I install on this machine. My WiFi card, an ALFA AWUS036H, is reported as hard-blocked by network ...
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Problems connecting to netowrk/wireless after upgrade [duplicate]

I just upgraded to 14.04, completed the process and restarted my laptop. Now I can not connect to my wireless network, and therefore can not connect to my internet wirelessly. Ubuntu keeps trying, ...