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

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Crazy Wifi Lags and Randomly Cuts out

My first question on this site, and it's about some problems I've been having with my wifi. It seems to like to cut out randomly, especially when I'm downloading something, which makes it really hard ...
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Alpha RTL8187 drops connection on 14.04 (server)

My wireless connection keeps dropping after about 10 minutes. It seems to happen when I'm sshed into the machine, but it could just be coincidence. Some of the things I've tried are turning off N on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't connect to my specific modem's wifi

My system connects to other WiFi networks without problem, it also connects to my modem with wired connection. But when I try to connect through WiFi, it attempts to connect for a while, the WiFi ...
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Why does my wireless driver not loading on boot?

All before having any manually installed drivers, my wireless card was not working properly and I decided to download and install Broadcom BCM43225 drivers. It was a hard process for such a newbie ...
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Overlapping channels in WMN

can any one explain to me what is overlapping channel in wireless mesh network? and how they solve this problem in Summary?
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Network connection problem - disconnects often

im able to browse for sometime when i connect my internet, after some time probably 20 min im not able to browse or download stops and everything in connecting state. but the network seems to be in ...
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creating a Wi-Fi hotspot without losing my internet connection

I am create a Wi-Fi hotspot using my computer(Ubuntu 12.04) from a mobile broadband connection. When I do this, I want to be able to access the internet myself and also other computers that join my ...
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Unable to isntall Asus AC53 Wifi USB Dongle

I can't get my AC53 Wifi USB dongle to install, I have done extensive research and only found two sources helped me to install some drivers through ndiswrapper. Nevertheless I am still unable to use ...
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Wireless not working Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g50

since I installed ubuntu on my lenovo I can only get wireless internet for about 5 minutes after I restart my computer, and then it just stops responding. My network security is WEP and ethernet ...
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Wireless does not work on some applications on 14.04

I am running 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1200, so I have to use a wireless card (pre built-in WiFi). Using the card works on MOST all applications - but when I try to use it to connect Seti@Home (BOINC) ...
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Connecting to windows 7, mount.cifs error(115)

I'm trying to share a "Share" folder located in my Ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop with my Windows 7 computer through my local wireless using: sudo mount.cifs //WindowsPCname/Users ...
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ubuntu phone youtube playback with no picture on phone network but fine on wifi

So I have a Ubuntu phone and I've noticed something weird with youtube and wanted to ask if anyone else had experienced the same issue before I raise a bug. When I'm on wifi everything is fine I go ...
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Wifi adapter keeps turning off after a few minutes

So, I'm running lxle(a version of ubuntu, i believe) on a lenovo thinkpad. On windows, I would often have a problem where I would close the lid and the wifi adapter would turn off. I had the same ...
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Ubuntu can't detect wifi, even after reinstalling the driver (BCM43142)

Recently after fiddling a bit with routers in my apartment I discovered that ubuntu can't detect my own home network anymore. It had no problems doing it for last 6 months. What I already did: sudo ...
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Can't access WiFi on Lenovo E335

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit on my laptop, but I can't seem to access the WiFi, however I can access the internet through a cable, but this only a temporary solution. Below you can see my ...
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wireless keeps disconnecting after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Wireless keeps disconnecting with Ubuntu 14.04. This starts to occur after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to solve it is to un-tick "Enable Networking" then enable it again. This works only ...
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Installed Lubuntu alternate 32 bit ver 14.04.1 on old Lenovo S10 - no wireless

I am completely new to lubuntu / ubuntu. I've installed "lubuntu 14.04.1 alternate" (CD version, as I could not get laptop to boot from usb) successfully on old Lenovo S10. It will network via ...
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How to have a secure Wi-Fi password? [on hold]

I am looking forward to beef up my wi-fi security with some advanced features. Can somebody suggest a strong password protection feature that will prevent unauthorised users to get connected? Regards ...
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Changing kernel driver from wl to b43

im running on ubuntu 14.10 and i want to change my wireless kernel driver from wl to b43. is there a step by step procedure to do this? here's my adapter info. i run sudo lspci -k 08:00.0 ...
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How to install netgear wnda3100v2?

I have a network adaptor (Netgear wnda3100v2) and I want to install it on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. I have tryed tutorial I found online but none worked.
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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WiFi Stops Working On Gateway Z Series (Ubuntu 14.04)

After several minutes there is no internet connection on my desktop computer via Wi-Fi. Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected nor is there a signal drop, but suddenly ...
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Wireless adapter not found. Hp-mini 200

I installed latest ubuntu. I have a hp mini 200-1000 ethernet works just fine but somehow it cannot find the wireless adapter, is there a way to fix this?
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how to make an ftp server of user files for lan network and how to access it via ftp client?

I want to setup a ftp server on laptop to access the files on other machines which are on same lan network. Can anyone help me with a guided method with IP creation for lan and internet(if possible), ...
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How to use iscan via WiFi (Epson L355)?

I achieved to configure my Epson L355 printer in Ubuntu 14.04. Both Easy Scan and gscan2pdf recognize the scan and work good via WiFi, but iscan does not. Iscan is only working via USB. It throws the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts wifi not working

My Wifi is connected perfectly with a good signal strength, but sometimes it just won't get connected or the connection is very slow and not working properly. The connection on Windows 8 on the same ...
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Strange Wi-Fi Problem

I have strange Wi-Fi problem. All my devices were properly fine but suddenly only Ubuntu installed laptops has stopped to connect our wifi. One laptop is totally outdated, never upgraded, Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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Unable to initialize mon0 interface

When I started to recover the wifi key using reaver 1.4, after writing the command root@kunjesh-Ideapad-Z570:~/reaver-1.4/src# reaver -i mon0 -b <USSID> it is giving the error Reaver v1.4 ...
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No wireless on Asus N56VJ, AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

I've been having a problem with my wireless connection since yesterday: I can't connect to some of my wifi networks -my password doesn't seem to work-, and when I do, the connection is slow, keeps ...
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How do I turn off background probing for wireless networks?

It has come to my attention that it is the common behaviour for Wi-Fi devices to announce all the networks they know, thus revealing a lot of information about the owners' history (work, home, travel ...
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Cannot get D-Link 131

I tried the instructions provided here: Cannot get my N300 (DWA-130) D-link wireless USB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 and here: How to install wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? This suggests that if you ...
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A new connection is generated instead of using the new settings

I am trying to set up a static IP address using the nm-connection-editor tool. I select the currently-used wireless network, click edit, go to "IPV4 Settings", click add, enter a valid IP address, ...
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Wireless not working on Gateway m-6750

I am new to this and I am having problems getting my wireless internet to work I have a gateway m-6750 laptop that I got and cannot seem to get the wireless internet to work I was following the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless network very slow and unstable (HP laptop)

The wireless connection on my laptop has been very slow, both at work and home! I have to constantly power off and on the wireless adaptor, to make it work! Here is the information regarding my ...
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I am having issues properly configuring a secure network

I ran a script in order to provide as much information as possible because I really need help. I would greatly appreciate it. The information the script yielded is in this link: ...
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How can I rise up mobile network performance under Ubuntu to Windows level?

... or What can be causing less effective broadband networking on Ubuntu? Ubuntu 14.04 x64 ping: 25-70ms, download: 2Mb, upload: 3Mb compared to Windows 7 x64 ping: 25ms, download: 4Mb - 5Mb, ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless card is undetected

I just turned on my Inspiron 17r 5737 with Ubuntu 14.10 to discover that the wireless card (an Intel Corporation Wireless 7260) is misteriously undetected and that I can no longer connect to any ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 8: WiFi stops working spontaneously

I'm having a problem connecting to the internet.. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y50-70, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 8 OS I had. I used this guide. Everything works perfectly, ...
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WIFI Drivers for ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not getting wifi signals.Can any one help me with this problem as I have no experience of using Ubuntu?
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Laserjet P1005 printer connected to Netgear USB-port

I have a Netgear JNR3210 router with a USB-port. In my Windows computer the printer works fine as a wireless printer. The router software has the USB-control center, where I may select the printer or ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not see WLAN of Acer V15

It started already while installing Ubuntu 14.10 from USB-flash on my Acer Aspire V15: The WLAN was not detected. After installation still not. $lspci -vvnn 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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I can't see the net in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu - I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when I tried to hook to Wifi internet I couldn't because I can't see the networks, I suppose that my network card isn't install but I ...
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bluetooth disables when wifi enabled

So I finally bought a bluetooth mouse and got it working right before restarting my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04LTS). After restart bluetooth no longer works. Bluetooth in the control panel is ...
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Compatible USB Wi-Fi adapters [on hold]

Please put in answers USB Wireless Adapters (one adapter per answer) that work with Ubuntu. If there is an answer with the adapter you use, vote for it if you worked with this adapter and edit it to ...
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not able to connect to wireless after fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell laptop. after fresh install I am not able to use wireless option. But I am able to connect through wired cable. can anyone please help me? Note: ...
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Weak Wifi Signal Thinkpad T440p

I can only seem to get two bars of wifi signal, independent of where I am in the house. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T440P, and running iwconfig I get the following (I don't actually know ...
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hp stream wifi disconnects

I have the hp stream 11" (11-d010wm) using realtek wifi: RTL8723BE kernel 3.19.2-vivid to fix touchpad issues (I've tried v4.0rc5-vivid also) I've tried both Ubuntu 14.10 and the latest release of ...