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

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Tata Photon sometimes connect via USB/Wifi

It looks like depending on my Linux Mint's mood sometimes my Photon Max dongle (Huawei EC315) connects via Ethernet/USB(Wired connection mode) but sometimes it connects via Wifi even though if my ...
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Will the TP-Link TL-WDN4800 work on Ubuntu 14.04?

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

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

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

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 isntalling 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 ...
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(Ubuntu 15.04) wireless connected but no internet access

i'm using ubuntu 15.04 vivid, I'm connected to the wifi but when I open Firefox, it said "Server not found", I open Software Updater it said Failed to download, basically no internet access. But I've ...
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Partition not shown correctly in Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS installer + wifi network not shown

I'm trying to install Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 7. I am on a laptop with a single hard disk in which I prepared a partition to install Ubuntu. This is what I see on Windows partition manager, ...
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connect to wlan0, and eth0 as safegaurd

I am currently running rpis headless that send data over ethernet to a server that is also connected to the router through ethernet. Using a usb wifi adapter and keeping the same IP address, i would ...
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wlan0 is missing

My laptop wlan0 missing after apt-get upgrade. It works well before. ifconfig only lists lo and eth0 now. iwconfig give no wireless extension error. $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
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WiFi driver help please

Hello so I figured out that I can copy and paste. I also figured out that i cant watch movie or listen music.because I'm missing certain addons. I still however can not install the drivers. I ...
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Can't connect to WiFi with “Connection activation failed” error after upgrade from 14.04 -> 15.04

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 to 15.04 in succession. I lost internet capabilities each time, thanks to my having to use a Realtek WiFi dongle. I was able to resolve those issues both ...
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can't run interface and virtual interface at the same time

So I am trying to create an ad-hoc network between a couple of devices. I also need to run hostapd in order to capture probe request packets. I have a wireless adapter (TL-WN722N) that is capable of ...
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Wifi stopped working after resume or reboot Ubuntu 14.04

I have a dell vostro laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with windows (wifi is working with windows). The wifi stopped working after resume/reboot. Wifi is unable to detect any networks. PFB the ...
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Ubuntu WiFi password storage is per-card?

I've replaced a wlan card of my laptop HP EliteBook 2530p. I've removed Intel WiFi Link 5100 (full size mini PCIE) and put Atheros AR9832 AR5BHB116 (half size) In addition, I've flashed BIOS whose ...
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WiFi driver help

My wifi driver does not work. I have already uninstalled windows and I can't get any internet access. The only option may be to install a new one but how. The only internet access I have is on my ...
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How to keep alive a wifi connection on a laptop

I have a Dell Mini 9 running Ubuntu 14. The wifi seems to work well, but only as long as I use it. I've noticed that if I leave it idle, and then try to ping or SSH into it, it's disconnected from the ...
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Why does ubuntu's wireless work horribly? [on hold]

It doesn't matter if I use LTS or not. It doesn't matter what hardware I've used. After about 6 months ubuntu seems to forget how to connect to my router even though nothing has changed since the day ...
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My Brother DCP 7065DN Printer is “not available”

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new computer, and now I want to be able to print with it. So I looked up how to do it, and the tutorial told me to enter some commands and download the LPR and ...
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How can I connect to Wi-Fi on My ubuntu laptop?

I've been trying to connect to the internet on my laptop for some time now. But with no success. I am using Ubuntu 15.04.
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Is sharing a mounted USB drive on Samba without a password a security risk?

At my low level of expertise, the only way I can share a mounted external drive from Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows computers in my house is to use the Samba GUI to share it, then edit smb.conf to add "force ...
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wifi problems atheros 9565 on a lenovo g50,kubuntu 14.04

Ran the wireless script,here is the output..at the time had a tplink usb wireless connected as well..wireless connection slows down and cuts after 10minutes or so..tried backports,modprobe,driver ...
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Lubuntu won't connect to wifi

I recently installed Lubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite P10 with Intel Celeron 2.6 Ghz and 2 GB DDR Ram . Any version of windows ran so slowly so I decided to give Lubuntu a go. It installed ...
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wpa_supplicant does not connect with “ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument” error!

Ubuntu Server 12.04 is installed on my desktop system (in text-mode, no X-Window is available) and I have no wired Ethernet connected, just wireless network is available. I use TP-Link TL-WN723N USB ...
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Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI but Ubuntu did not respond to the HID commands from remote control

1) Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI. However, when pressed keys on the remote control, nothing happened. The remote sent out HID data but Ubuntu did not respond to them. ...
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New and Inexperienced: Wifi networks not being detected suddenly

I know very little about Ubuntu or programming, or really anything, but I'm helping a friend get a stable OS on his computer since some jerk nuked his entire hard drive, OS and all (me). For a while ...
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I have a weak connection in a dell vostro v131 with ubuntu 15.04, can you help me?

Network controller [0280] Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1030[Rainbow Peak][8086:008a](rev 34) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1030 BNG [8086:5325] Kernel driver in use: ...
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IPv6 SLAAC (ICMPv6 Router Advertisments) are ignored by wlan1 interface

I installed 15.04 on my Thinkpad W520. However, I'm not able to get IPv6 working on wlan1 interface: ifconfig wlan1 wlan1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8c:70:5a:d2:65:bc inet ...
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the wifi in my dell vostro V131 has a very weak connection after installing ubuntu 15.04, 14.04 how can I solve this problem

I have a very weak wifi connection after installer ubuntu 14.04, i prove also with 15.04 but with the same result. I tried to solve this removing iwlwifi but the console says that i am using iwldvm. ...
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Cisco VPN not connecting: no ifupdown configuration found

I am trying to connect to a Cisco VPN network using network-manager and vpnc. Until one week ago everything was working fine. Now suddenly the connection fails. The Log: Jul 25 21:09:12 ...
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Lubuntu / Ubuntu - Unable to connect to wifi network

I've been recently looking for information to fix the wifi connection on my Lubuntu machine. I got a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC with a TP-LINK 8200ND connected to it. Lubuntu shows the ...
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Ubuntu transfer file via Hotspot like with Zapya

i have most big file and i'm trying to trasfer that via hotspot like with Zapya, after create new Wireless(shared) on kubuntu and connect to that on kubuntu, i'm connected to that from Windows, now i ...
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Can't turn on wifi in ubuntu 14.04

My computer is an Asus x450j iwconfig shows: eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=16 dBm ...
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Asus X200M, Super Slow WiFi Connection with Realtek RTL8188EE

I just got this new Asus X200M laptop, dual-boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu. The problem is that I am having some wireless- internet issues when I log-on with Ubuntu. When I go to, ...
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Do I need to build a Ubuntu box to Dynamically Allocate Bandwidth for a Commercial Network or are there fairly inexpensive routers that will do it?

I am not new to commercial routing, but I have run into a situation. The company is required to use certain network devices at certain points in the network; however, these devices are not addressing ...
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Cant see wireless enable/disable option in my lenovo z51-70 laptop

I cant post the image because i dont have that much reputation :( output of "lspci -nn" command is: 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09) ...
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Access wired network camera(s) through a switch without disconnecting from wireless internet

Here is an image of the network I'm setting up: This network sort of works when "Computer" is running OS X; I can access "Network camera" (an Axis M1011) at its default address 192.168.0.90 and set ...
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Create wifi hosptot but AP mode not supported

I want to create a wifi hotspot on my laptop, but AP mode is not supported. iw list: Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed I suppose I need to change my driver. However, I am ...
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Cannot connect to wifi rtl8273AE in ubuntu 15.04

i have already search and try all firmware, i have tried some unofficial firmware from drop box, it give me build erroe and git hub project onn these wifi driver give me signauture error. stock ...
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wireless not there on a aspire e 15

Bought an acer aspire e15. came with widows 7 or 8. Disabled the new boot and could see Ubuntu USB, installed but no wireless. LAN(wired) worked fine. Realized had put 32 bit, now 'trying' 14.4 64 ...
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Wifi disabled, have to turn off and turn on

Aye, i recently moved to Xubuntu 15.04 and from time to time when I wake up laptop from suspend wifi cannot connect. It says networking disabled. I tried turnig on option "Enable networking" but that ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 very slow Wifi

I have HP pavillion-g6 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with Windows 7 dual boot. The WiFi connection is very slow. I've made test on speedtest.net and got 0.20 MB but the expected is 5-7 ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my Macair but wifi cannot be detected.My wireless device is Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03). I am wondering which kind of ...
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Connecting to WiFi whilst in console

I currently have a raspberry pi running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to be able to connect to WiFi whilst in console with no GUI. I can currently connect to my universities eduroam WiFi when in the GUI, ...