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

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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This question have been made already, but all the answers are outdated or just dont work for me.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 ...
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wifi not connecting in ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8. The wifi was working properly for some days in Ubuntu but now its not connecting to any network it just remains in connecting mode but doesn't ...
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Driver para 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada [on hold]

Necesito descargar un driver para que mi ubuntu 14.04 funcione bien con la tarjeta de red de mi notebook hp pavilion con tarjeta 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada Ayuda por favro, esto ha sido ...
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installing Netgear A6200 USb wifi on Dell D830 Latitude and latest Ubuntu MATE

i have tried to install the windows drivers and tried to use them with ndiswrapper. So the adapter shows up under ndiswrapper -l (bcmwlhigh5 driver installed and device present) it is also shown under ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Network Not Broadcasting Properly

Using the tool, "Create New Wireless Network..." available from the desktop toolbar I am trying to create a network. I have tried this tool in various modes (ad-hoc, infrastructure, different ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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Installed 14.04 LTS… Wifi works for a while, then disconnects… requires reboot

I'm having an issue with my laptop using Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, and i'm not very savvy at linux at all, is when i'm using the wifi, it'll disconnect from the internet after a while... and then i'll ...
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How do I get my wireless card working

Hello guys I have problem with changing wifi channel on my wireless card. I am in Norway at the moment and I live in Bosnia, when I came here I can't find home network. My theory is that I have ...
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Ask me before switching to a different WiFi network?

Currently in my lab, not all the WiFi APs are working properly. What happens is that my laptop switches to a not working WiFi every now and then. It's very inconvenient. Is it possible to configure ...
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Novice needs assist with wifi

I am a novice at all of this but am a firm believer in Ubuntu. Recently completely wiped my laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 All went well except my laptop is not picking up the wifi. I searched for ...
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How can I disable wlan for a specific user account

I would like to disable wlan for some users while keeping it enabled for other users. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It is important that the user accounts for which wlan is disabled should come up that ...
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Keepalived on wlan0 Ubuntu 15.04 not working

Keepalived works just fine when I configure it for eth0 (when I actually plug in ethernet cable) but not for wlan0. My /etc/keepalived/keepalived.conf looks like this: global_defs { # machine name ...
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Wifi performance problems with iwlwifi on 15.04 x64 with kernel 3.19.0-22

I have recently been given a laptop with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 card. When I connect to a network, speed maxes out around 11Mbps TCP and 23Mbps UDP (measured with iperf3). wlan0 ...
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unstable wifi connection

I have a new latitude 5450 with ubuntu 14.04 and Intel 7265 wireless card. My problem is that the wifi connection is unstable and sometimes is does not work at all.
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unable to connect to Wi-Fi using Ubuntu 15.04 - Dell Vostro 3546

I install new update in Ubuntu 15.04. After install update I unable to connect to WIFI. output of lspic -nn 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated ...
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Elementary os can't connect internet via wireless [on hold]

I can't connect internet via wireless. I have to use ethernet to connect internet. Wireless connection is not visible. I already find missing driver by "Additional Driver" but no missing driver found
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Ubuntu network card wifi not working

So I recently installed Xubuntu on my laptop, dualbooted with Windows. Everything works perfectly on the Windows side, but in Xubuntu, for some reason it doesn't either recognise or it can't access ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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ThinkPad T510 14.04 Server LTS x64 No WiFi after installation

I've been having trouble with the wireless card while installing 14.04 Server LTS x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I'm familiar with Linux but I am no power user. I'm installing from a USB drive. ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux

I've been using the Linksys USB6300 Adapter but when I switched to Ubuntu it stopped working since its only compatible with Windows. I've tried using ndiswrapper and although it says my windows driver ...
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Two browsers, two internet connections, eth0 and wlan0

I would like to use both eth0 and wlan0 at the same time in different browsers.(say eth0 for Firefox and wlan0 for Chrome). Requests to eth0 should be governed by a proxy server and the wlan0 should ...
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Terribly slow WiFi connection; was perfectly fine on Win 8.1

I'm having some trouble with my WiFi connection for some odd reason. This is my second time installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which the first time I remember having the same problem, but I managed to fix ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Ubuntu wifi problems with new router

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have recently installed a new TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N router at my home. Since then websites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Stackoverflow itself are not properly ...
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Is the netgear A6210 wireless adapter compatible with linux?

Having some problems getting this to work on ubuntu.
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Wifi not connecting automatically on boot

I have finally gotten the Broadcom wifi network card to work--Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01). This article was very helpful. However, every time I boot the computer, I ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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Why can connect to my phone but not to my router? [closed]

For the past few days, I haven't been able to connect to my wireless network. I can connect my computer to my smartphone in tethering mode and my phone and other devices in my house can connect to my ...
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Can connect to the Wifi but can't access the internet

I am using Dell Insipiron 5521 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04 about a month ago. I have always used Ethernet to access the internet (it works pretty well) but whenever i try to access internet ...