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

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Check security mode of connected wifi network

How to check in cli what security mode of connected wifi network? I want to know is wifi connection have wpa, wep or open mode.
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Wireless Connection Lost After a Few Minutes

I first noticed that the wireless connection was dropping more frequently than usual when watching a lot of videos on YouTube, and the HTML5 player was "unloading" in favor of the Flash player which ...
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Can't connect to the internet via ethernet or wi-fi on version 15.04

I've just got home internet. the modem is all installed correctly and I am getting internet on my phone through wi-fi, but I can't get my desktop to connect. It says that I am connected but when I ...
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how do you manually connect to wifi ubuntu 14.4 LTS

Ive been at this for a while now. I just can't get it. How do you manually connect to wifi on ubuntu 14.4 LTS? Or maybe coding for terminal? I am going to Florida in a couple hours. Id like to use my ...
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Ralink RT3090 wifi hard-blocked on IdeaPad S205

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on someone's IdeaPad S205. Ever since booting from live USB, WiFi wasn't available, saying it was "disabled by hardware switch". Yes, I have rebooted a couple of ...
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Failed to connect Internet

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.04, my computer is a Sony Vaio 32 bits, AMD E-450 APU. Suddenly, with no previous problems before this, I tried to connect Internet and out comes this: Failed to ...
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how to scan my wifi connection?

I used to do it with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard, but 1.0.6 new version isn't allowed for Linux and I can't find previous version 1.0.5. The target is identify all devices connected into my wireless ...
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Block connections to open WiFi networks

My users are using Ubuntu on corporate laptops. They don't have sudo permissions. IT security policy deny connections to open WiFi networks. How to setup Network Manager to deny connections to that ...
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Failed to add/activate connection. (32) Insufficient privileges

I am doing a fresh install of a minimal Ubuntu system with MATE desktop environment. When I click on NetworkManager's icon and then a wireless network to connect to, I receive a dialog box that says: ...
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First time Ubuntu user, Firefox not working

I am brand new to Linux, but I got an old tablet pc and installed lubuntu on it. Everything seemed to go great but I cannot browse the Web with Firefox, it just says it can't find the server. The ...
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WIFI fails after connecting

After connecting to the WIFI, my connection fails (this is normally after 15-30 minutes). I then go to network manager and find all the WIFI points have disappeared. The only way to connect up again ...
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How to transfer files between my Android device and my laptop via WiFi?

Is there an application that I can install in my Ubuntu laptop and will allow me to transfer files via wifi to and from my Android device, which has Zapya installed?
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WiFi not working - 15.04 - Broadcom BCM4313 [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

I will first start by describing my problem: I have a 2 WiFis that I want to use on Ubuntu, they first worked and then after a few days they stopped stopped working. I tried reinstalling the machine, ...
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WiFi Has Stopped Working on MacBook Pro 7,1 with Unbuntu 14.04

Okay, so I'm very confused about what is going on with my computer. Below is my initial query, followed by an update to the situation. Initial Query I have recently removed OS X on my MacBook Pro ...
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Realtek rtl8723be.conf file doesn't exist | wireless not working | HP probook 455 G2

I have 15.04 Ubuntu MATE build and i cant get my wireless to work. I've tried everything , installing rtlwifi_new drivers, this is also happening with MINT and 15.10 beta 1 release. I tried it with ...
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lenovo wireless driver

i bought lenovo g50 with windows 8 pre-installed.i installed ubuntu 14 tls,but i can connect to the internet only via ethernet cable.it writes wifi has been switched off by hardware switch.what ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be card

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a laptop with a rtl8723be card and I can't get an stable wireless connection. After 2 or 3 min my wifi disconnect and I have to reboot. I have tried this solution: echo ...
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pointer is not working in ubuntu

sir i have a problem. in my laptop window already installed and i installed the ubuntu os also but things is that when i open my ubuntu os it open but then after the pointer is not working. i just ...
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Problem with wireless 14.04 (RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and am h aving trouble getting my wireless working. I've run Ubuntu desktops before, but I just can't get it working, and I'm not sure what to do. This is the output of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not enable wifi (wireless type : RTL8723AE)

sts@sts:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Wireless network disabled

i have a hp pavillion laptop. i have installed ubuntu 15.04. for the first time ubuntu has problem detecting wireless network. i am posting data here. if anyone could help me out it would be of great ...
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How to setup WiFi for Ubuntu gnome 14.04 lts [on hold]

I'm trying to set up WiFi. I don't understand how to. Something w the network? Please help. Thanks, Emily.
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Can't get solid internet connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu desktop on a computer with a Windows 7 partition. That part worked fine. I can boot into Ubuntu fine. What doesn't work fine is the internet. I have tried two devices with ...
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Inconsistent Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 fixes work for a day then never work again

So for the past week I've been having an issue where Linux is saying my wifi is disabled via hardware switch. The only problem is that my laptop has no hardware switch for the wifi but it has a ...
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Why my Ubuntu block wlan & how to unblock?

Everytime I boot Ubuntu, my wifi lan is Soft-blocked. ( I did rfkill list, rfkill unblock wlan to verify the case. In addition I note that it is blocked some seconds after boot is finished). how can ...
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Cancel 'rfkill wlan' at boot?

When I boot, my Wifi is always soft-blocked. In terminal, sudo rfkill list does: 0:hcio: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:yes Hard blocked:no How can I definetly unblock Wireless LAN ?
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Ethernet controller windows 7 ultimate 64bit [on hold]

I got a problem with my wireless adapter, It's strange, I couldn't find a solution for it. My network adapter is: Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection, in the device manager, in the other ...
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Internet Randomly Stops Working, But Starts Working Again Upon Reboot

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just installed it today on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Before marking this as duplicate, please hear me out. I have read countless posts on this issue, but none have ...
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Wireless turns off a few minutes after computer start

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working 2 to 30 minutes after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem ...
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Acer Netbook thinks I am wired instead of wireless

I had windows 7 on this. Worked sometimes. Thought I would try Linux so downloaded Ubuntu 12.xx. Then it wanted to upgrade to 14.x. I said OK. tried to load Canon printer BUT saw Ubuntu had authorized ...
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TP Link WN 725n driver

I dual boot ubuntu with windows. since my internal wifi card is damaged i have to use TP Link WN 725n. how to install its drivers without having any internet connection Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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Macbook Pro - Wifi connectivity

I have installed 14.04 on a Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). It is equipped with the Broadcom BCM4360 (id [14e4:43a0]) Like many others, I had issues with the wireless driver. I found, and ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
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No WiFi with Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion 15

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate partition (Windows 8.1 on another one). During the installation the setup could already not detect a WiFi network. It only showed something like "Realtek ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
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Setting up wifi connectivity mac

I am very very very new to setting up another system on my mac, so if this question seems very off base... I apologize in advance. I just installed Kali linux on my usb and then I booted it on my ...
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Ubuntu 14.03 - connects to wifi, but having no internet

I have found a lot of posts dealing with this problem. I have no problem with internet at home. But when I came to my mother's house the wifi connects but I can't load any page. Sometimes it loads ...
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Having problems with internet connectivity via Wi-Fi Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all this is my first time posting on this forum so bear with me if I have poor post structure. I recently install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Asus laptop. I have it all up and running and I have perfect ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 - Won't connect to wireless

I have just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, however I cannot connect to my wifi. My network shows up fine, but when I try to connect it simply waits a minute trying to connect and ...
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i have a acer aspire E 15. wifi is not working on ubuntu 15.04

In my acer aspire E 15 wifi is not working please help me to enable the wifi or suggest me any driver for wifi.
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Continuous WiFI issues on a MacBook Pro with Kubuntu 15.04 installed

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro, and I've had various issues wi which includes WiFi disconnecting, reporting "Configuring Interface," and then reconnecting, or forcing me to ...
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Wireless driver for BCM43142 with AP mode [duplicate]

Facing the same problem as this: Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices Awaiting answers...
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WiFi problems pages dont load up

I have WiFi problems on my Lubuntu laptop. When I connect it through ethernet cable it's all good, pages loadup quickly without any problems, but if i connect through my WiFi connection pages either ...
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When internet connection with my WiFi is slow/doesn't exist, Ubuntu automatically disconnects me

When I am connected to my WiFi, if connection drops.. or if my Internet is really slow Ubuntu automatically disconnects me. It is annoying because I can't connect to 192.168.1.1 (Modem's/Router's IP) ...
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My AP service is running some seconds then stops

I did this till the issue: made a script running a Wifi Hotstop :: works ok made a service "WifiHotspot" and put it in /etc/init.d added it for boot launch: update-rc.d WifiHostpot defaults 95 ...
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Lubutu 15.04 WIFI not detected

Tried Ubuntu 14.04 all went well but my processor took toll (Asus 1015cx netbook, 1.6 GHz 1 GB RAM). Thus I decided to go for Lubuntu 15.04. Amazingly fast but wifi won't work help please.
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Installed 14.04 and can not connect to wifi

I just installed 14.04 and cannot connect to wifi. I am currently using a wired connection but my other computer and phone are connected just fine so it isn't my internet. I've been through all ...