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

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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 & 14.04 wifi issues

I have a Lenovo B50-30 Touch laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The laptop has a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01). I am having wifi issues. I can barely ...
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Laptop connected to wifi but no internet [migrated]

For some reason my wifi has decided to stop working. I can connect to APs, I can have excellent signal strength, but I can't actually load any web pages or ping anything. I know it's my laptop because ...
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How to use a laptop as an external Wi-Fi adapter for another laptop?

I'm trying to use a program which needs two Wifi adapter. But I have two laptop which have only single wifi adapter. I'm planning to use B laptop as second wifi adapter for A laptop so I can use the ...
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Enable WiFi on Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad E440

I have Lenovo Thinkpad E440. Just now I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Problem is Wifi is not enabled on this Ubuntu, only wired internet is enabled. So please help me how to enable Wifi on this ...
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How do I permanently disable wifi?

How do I delete my wifi driver or something else to permanently disable wifi? I do not want to blacklist, or use security I want it deleted. I want to KEEP my wired networking. Thanks
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wireless problems on Samsung chrubuntu

I just installed cbrubuntu (14.04.2 LTS) on my Samsung ARM Chromebook (xe303c12). It starts up fine, and connects to my home WiFi, and the connection is listed in the Network Connections app. ...
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Wireless card disables after I suspend laptop.Says Wi Fi is disabled by hardware switch, no switch on laptop

When I suspend my laptop and turn it back on my wireless card shows hardware blocked but there's no hardware switch on my laptop, all I have is an airplane mode button. Laptop is an HP ENVY 17-k200. ...
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How to fix limited wifi speed broadcom bcm4311 driver? (k)ubuntu 14.04

I installed kubuntu 14.04 LTS, on an old 2007 Acer aspire celeron 5310 laptop... It uses the broadcom BCM4311 wireless card. Installed the broadcom drivers via: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter ...
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Wifi on Macbook 4,1 with Ubuntu 15.04 beta connects but will not acquire DHCP

This is my first ever post on this forum. I have an extensive OS X background and I have played around with installing various Ubuntu versions on Macs and PCs over the last few years mostly for fun. ...
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Wifi Problem Ubuntu 14.10

Ok, I am a new linux user as of 30 mins ago and it won't let me connect to any wireless network. How can I fix this in the simplest terms? haha Thanks nathan@nathan-eMachines-E725:~$ lspci -nn -d ...
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No UFW logs at syslog

I'm using here the UFW as a basic protection. When I'm using the wi-fi from the college I get some UFW block (which is normal, because the firewall is ON). But strangely, I'm not getting any UFW logs ...
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port forwarding in Kali-Linux [on hold]

I have a question involving Kali-Linux and port forwarding. I have no problem setting everything up in Kali-Linux (opening ports via gufw and preparing a metasploit attack just to check if its open ). ...
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Kubuntu does not accept my WPA-Enterprise credentials / resets them

I have set up a FreeRadius server on a RaspberryPi which is connected to a WLAN-Access Point. I want to log in to the Wifi now, but everytime I enter the network credentials and the CA-Certificate the ...
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WI-Fi issue, Adapter worked in installation but not anymore

I'm brand new to Linux (without a GUI at least) and I'm trying to run a home server. Couldnt get a hold of a copy of 64 bit Windows for my server so I went with Ubuntu, thinking I could figure out ...
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Can't Find ndiswrapper GUI

I'm very new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I installed Ndiswrapper(Windows Wireless Drivers) in Ubuntu Software Center but when i tried to search the app in my dash nothing show up. I already ...
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Lubuntu compaq nc6000 WiFi Driver Help

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Compaq NC 6000. Currently, everything except WiFi works well. I've looked online at forums both for the card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless ...
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macchanger wlan not working

I can change my wlan mac address using macchanger but every time I connect to a network it changes back. I am using these commands: sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo macchanger -r wlan0 sudo ifconfig ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry [on hold]

I use "ifconfig" to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". Computers are on the same local network using Ethernet and Wifi, both on the same ...
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No Wifi with Lubuntu 14.04 on HP Netbook

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 110 netbook but I can't get the Wifi to work. It works with other distro's like Linux Mint and Elementary OS but not with Lubuntu : no Wifi icon and ...
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Acer Aspire ES1-512 Weak Wifi Signal Ubuntu 14.04

My Wireless LAN interface details are as follows: *-network description: Wireless interface product: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Qualcomm ...
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WIFI on boot, but disconnect immediatly

I've got an asus N550JV running Ubuntu 14.10. I've replaced Unity with i3 and am having networking problems ever since. Right now my WIFI is connected as soon as i3 loads up, but it disconnects ...
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Internet does not work until I reconnect several times

I have a dual boot with windows 7 and Internet works just fine there but in ubuntu I have to reconnect several times before I get internet access. Is there a way to fix that?
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Error using the make command with RTL8273AE-BT driver

This is the error I'm getting. I'm assuming that it's because the driver is for a previous version of Ubuntu, but unfortunately it's the newest version of the driver I can find. The driver is for my ...
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Slow WIFI and random disconnects

I decided to try out Linux yesterday so I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 I'm using a NetGear N150 Wireless adapter and on Windows 8.1 I have 20 up and 5 down but when I run the speed test ...
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Internet Fluctuates after Fresh Install of 14.04

I had terrible problems with my internet speed when I was on windows, and a hope for fixing it was one of the big reasons for switching to Linux. When I switched to Ubuntu 14.04, everything was ...
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No WIFI Access in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I've Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 installed on HP Pavilion N013TX. I am not able to use wifi on my laptop. There's only wired connection in the network setting. My ubuntu software is up to date. I've also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Cannot access internet via terminal

I am able to connect to both wired and wireless networks and able to browse via a browser. So I don't think there's any network issue. However I cannot run any internet based command from my terminal ...
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GPS Garmin GPSMAP 64st pairing fails

Pairing my Bluetooh Garmin GPS GPSMAP 64sT with Ubuntu 14.0 LTS (64 bits and 32 bits) always fails. Do you know how to fix it?
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wifi connection is established but internet is not working

I use a wifi and its works fine. But when i use other wifi connection is established but internet is not working. It seems no data is recived in my ubuntu 12.04(LTS). And the same wifi connection is ...
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Continuously needing to reconnect to Wifi

I've been having wifi issues- I'll have a semi-weak signal and not be able to load webpages, but if I click on my internet on the drop down menu it will go through the reconnection process, possibly ...
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Cannot access internet from WiFi except my home WiFi! [on hold]

I can't access internet from anywhere except my home! I can verify that the internet is working, I can connect and browse through my Android. Also, I can ping 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4! UPDATE : I can ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...