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

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How do I make the terminal use the wifi and not the LAN

I connected my laptop to a LAN cabe and set up a proxy setting which was applied system wide. Now I connected to another wifi network buut the terminal stil uses the IP and portt no of the lan which ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 keeps disconnecting

I had another thread open: Ubuntu 14.10 wifi keeps disconnecting I have made the upgrade to 15.04. Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C network" and "uname ...
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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14.04 - Connects to wireless network but can't transmit data

When I attempt to load a web page it fails. When I ping the host (192.168.1.1) I get this output: PING 192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data. From 192.168.1.133 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Why is Wi-Fi authentification (password requirement) in XUBUNTU 14.04 not showing up?

I have a computer with Xubuntu that works fine with an ethernet for internet use. I had to move the computer so I attached an usb Netgear adapter to it for wi-fi access. Problem is Xubuntu sees the ...
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Wireless connection doesnt work on ubuntu 10.04

I have dual booted my dell laptop with ubuntu 10.04. In ubuntu wireless networks are not getting detected while wired connection works. In windows wifi networks are detected and works without a ...
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Cannot Connect to wireless in Kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my old Dell Latitude D630 that used to run Windows XP and the installation went fine. I ran the 'lshw' command and it showed that my WiFi adapter was recognized ...
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Can connect to wifi but no internet on Kubuntu 15.04

I am on kubuntu 15.04 and I can connect to a network but I cannot access the internet. I can ping my local IP address and KDE Connect works just fine with my phone, but I cannot ping a website or go ...
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automatically select between wired and wireless networks [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have two interfaces: one is wired and the other is wireless. When the two interfaces are up, ubuntu priorly select the wired to access internet. However, when the wired ...
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Trouble Connecting to Wifi on Kubuntu 14.04.02

I just installed Kubuntu version 14.04.02 on my Dell Latitude D630. The installation went fine, but I can't get it to connect to Wifi (or even turn it on for that matter) or bring up a list of ...
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ubuntu on mac keeps losing wifi (w/ CA certificate)

Currently I'm using a school wifi with CA certificate and for some reason my ubuntu 14.04 on mac keeps losing wifi connection every 10 minutes. When i use wifi at home, it works fine(with no CA ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I am facing this problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04. I cannot connect to my institution's wifi. I have recently changed my WiFi's password.When I want to update the password It is not showing the ...
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Ubuntu on Sony Vaio UX280p

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu on my UMPC Sony Vaio UX280P and I have a few problems. WiFi signal is dropped. (2m distance from the router the signal bar is on ...
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Wireless Disabled in Ubuntu 15.04

I recently disabled Networking in my laptop (Acer Aspire V5); it turns on in no way. I reboot several times, I tried keyboard command, edit connection, enable networking of course; via terminal I run ...
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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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Wifi networking

Wireless connection is provided in my college through a open connection that routes the data through a proxy. Is this setup more secure( or not) than the ordinary open Wi-Fi connections one comes ...
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How do I check the flow of internet through ubuntu?

I'm using my Ubuntu computer as a wireless receiver, receiving Wifi from my router and sharing my internet through a gigabit switch. How can I check or monitor the speed that I'm sending data to the ...
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wifi + right mouse button on ubuntu 14.04 not working

[![enter image description here][1]][1]i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 from scratch and it have no wifi. i tried to install a driver in software and updates- aditional driver when I am about to ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 14.04.2

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8 and I'm having problems with the internet connection in Ubuntu. In Windows 8 works perfectly fine but in Ubuntu it doesn't. Well, I'm a noob in ...
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Can't see to be able to fix the allsupport=1 issue Ubuntu 12.04

Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1 Once I get this message my pc does not go any further. I have tried just about everything I have ...
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How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

I have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browsing the net. I have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me, I have gone through ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wireless disconnects after rebooting until router is switched off and on

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side Win8.1 on my new laptop. Wireless connection worked well for a day and then it started disconnecting whenever I downloaded something or restarted/shut ...
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Problems turning off the wireless card

I am trying to turn off wireless using the ifconfig command ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens no errors displayed in the terminal and wireless networks are still displayed in the network ...
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Wifi being weird after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 (only works for the first 5 mins)

I'm having problem with my Wifi since I upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 two days ago. I understand that there are already lots of posts about it and I have dig through many of them, but I believe my ...
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Wifi ubuntu 15.04 don't work [on hold]

I have just downloaded ubuntu 15.04. But the wifi appeared to be disconected although it is not.
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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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Missing driver for ASUS USB-N53?

I have a WiFi USB adapter called "Asus N53 Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Adapter". I've tried just sticking it into my (up-to-date) Ubuntu 15.04 computer, but it doesn't work. Syslog: kernel: usb 1-3: ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Not working on Ubuntu 14.04 but working on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Even after updating with sudo apt-get install update (while connected with wired network), it still does not see available wifi nor does the enabled bluetooth able to find any bluetooth, just ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 destroys my Wi-Fi

I have ubuntu 15.04, my Wi-Fi adapter is ralink rt5390. lshw -C network output: *-network description: Wireless interface product: RT5390 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe vendor: ...
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Broadcom wireless disabled after sleep on HP Pavillion

I've dropped a Ubuntu 14.04 onto a new HP Pavilion laptop. After installing the bcmwl-kernel-source package, the Wi-Fi appears to work, however after putting the laptop to sleep (via closing the lid) ...
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unable to locate package hostpad

I want to use Ubuntu as wifi router and the solution I found was hostpad. But I am unable to install it, it says, unable to locate package hostpad. What is the possible solution here? Thanks
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Ubuntu and Ethernet problems?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 on an HP Pavilion dv3-2003tu. Recently I switched my hard drive to a new one that still contains Kubuntu and what I'm wondering is why Kubuntu can't connect to my ethernet ...
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Ubuntu internet stops working after a few minutes. Wifi stays connected though

Recently, the Internet was been acting strange on my Ubuntu partition. It works 100% fine when I dual-boot Windows, but the Ubuntu partition connects to wifi for an indeterminate amount of time (0-10 ...
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Is Ubuntu right for my Laptop? [on hold]

Ok, so. I have an Asus transformer-book and the windows 8.1 OEM kind of sucks. I tested Ubuntu and kind of liked it. but i only have 25GBs of storage. I really need it to use the internet, is my ...
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wifi and ethernet keep disconnecting

I don't know if this has been asked before, but the internet (ethernet and wifi) is constantly disconnected. I've checked the router, via other devices (such as cell phone and tablet) and access to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Hotspot support WEP / WPA

I'm following this tutorial : http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ and I've managed to get my hotspot running (sharing ethernet over wireless). ...
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14.04 wifi ndisgtk drivers and getting card working

i am completely new to ubuntu. I think i was successful in installing ndisgtk and using the gui to install drivers for my wireless network card. i get a rt2860 hardware present and tried to configure ...
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Will the TP-Link TL-WDN4800 work on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WMA3100v1 wifi adapter and it is not working, works for about 10 mins then it disconnects. So I am really tired of struggling to get wifi working on my desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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TP-LINK wireless N USB adapter [on hold]

Do I need to remove it from my PC or it's just okay to leave it there?
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Wifi not working on Dell inspiron 13 7347 for Ubuntu 14 LTS [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on my dell inspiron 13 7000 (7347). Configuration core i5 and 8gb ram. Please help
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Why am I frequently getting disconnected from wifi after some time of use? [duplicate]

I use a Lenovo g50-45 with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am connected to the wifi and can access the Internet for like 10-5 min and then the wifi will ...
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Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
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14.04, wifi disconnected, atheros ar5008, CAN'T SLEEP!

Two days ago I started computer and found the wifi disconnected. I couldn't even figure out a reason since I didn't do anything, I didn't update anything, I didn't change any settings, and it just all ...
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Can't install firmware-b43-installer online

I'm on a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude D630 - specifically, I've got a Broadcom BCM4311 wireless network card. I've read through the instructions at ...
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bluetooth does not connect phone and speaker, and the wifi freezes the laptop when switching a network

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on a lenovo yoga3pro. It recognises, but it does not connect to my phone (iphone 5s) and speaker (envaya denon). the wifi freezes the system most of the time when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wifi keeps disconnecting [on hold]

Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C network" and "uname -a" below. sudo lshw -C network *-network description: Wireless interface ...
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Internet comes and goes after update to 15.04

I recently upgraded to 15.04 with a Mac. At the beginning I had no Internet at all but fixed that by installing manually the drivers from my wired connection. However now with both WiFi and wired ...
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Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...