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

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How can I repair unity from terminal while on a WiFi that requires me to login through a web browser?

I was trying to reinstall unity-lens-applications but couldn't remember the name. I typed unity- and pressed tab to see the options. Instead of using the down key I just held enter to scroll through ...
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Unable to connect Wi-Fi network

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04, it is working perfectly but it is not even showing the the network.
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Can't Connect to Wifi adhoc network created in windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have Two laptops. One is running on Windows 7 and connected to internet though wire and other is running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have Created a wifi adhoc network in windows 7 machine and shared the ...
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14.04 recognizes Linksys WPC54G, but is not listed

I used the Additional Drivers feature to enable the Broadcom drivers. I rebooted, but I am still unable to use my wireless card. I assumed it would just appear in the list of devices in the networking ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot connect to Starbucks Free attn Wifi, DNS issue

first off, I'm a bit of a newbie and networking stuff is not my forte. So I've been pulling my hair out for the last hour trying to get my 12.04 Ubuntu partition to connect to an AT&T hotspot in ...
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Wireless hardware switch problem

I have a DSL connection at home so I had no reason to use wifi for a while now I realised that my wireless adaptor is switched off by hardware switch and I cant figure out how to turn it back on :( ...
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Can't connect to the wifi on 14.04

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I updated my laptop after i restarted, my wifi went off and it's not even showing now in the nm-applet . It shows ethernet network -- disconnected even when i have ...
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how do I use reaver to crack wi-fi password? [on hold]

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I want to know, why do i get: [!] WARNING: Failed to associate with 0C:D2:B5:11:B8:68 (ESSID: Airtel) . I used this guide
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Problems with 5 Ghz wifi

I have a TP-link tl-wdn4200 dual band wifi card with the RALINK RT3573 chipset. On Ubuntu 14.04, the default driver was the RT2800 which does not support dual band. I compiled the RT3573 drivers and ...
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Ubuntu cannot find network interfaces

Ubuntu was working properly yesterday but when i boot today the network interfaces cannot be found today. I cannot connect to network from any interfaces. What could be my problem?
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After deliberately disconnecting, Ubuntu must be rebooted to reconnect to wifi

I had to disconnect from the Netgear CG3100D wifi router for maintenance work, but when I chose [wifiLogo] > defaultAccessPoint, an authentication dialogue appeared. After typing the correct key, ...
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Unstable wi-fi connection

My pc has had connection problems ever since I installed Ubuntu... The cable connection got better and solved, however the wi-fi one... Windows in this pc caught wi-fi nicely, and another Ubuntu pc ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Aspire 3050 and it wouldn't recognize the wired network card or the wireless

I was able to get wireless card to work following instructions to look for the broadcom wireless card but it doesn't even see the wired network card. I put a Xircom PCMCIA ethernet card and it is ...
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Ralink rt3290 - how to reach declared 802.11n speed on Ubuntu 14.04

Maximum bit rate for RT3290 driver shown by sudo iwlist scan is 54. But lshw -C network tell me that my wireless card support 300 megabit 802.11n - "RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe". Windows / ...
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How to turn wireless and bluetooth on without FN key

I own an old MSI x340 which I plan to use it as a media center. The keyboard does not work anymore so I can't turn the radio signal on (FN +F8 and FN+ F9) Device manager shows Intel 5100 Wireless Card ...
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Atheros AR928X connection problem

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 5740. But it seems that my wireless adapter doesn't work on it. I tried lots of things, but I couldn't make it work. Here's some information you may ...
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bilibop-lockfs and read-only file system breaks wifi connection

i have installed xubuntu 14.04 and setted up the root file system as read-only using bilibop-lockfs. Since then, the network manager can not connect to the internet anymore over my usb wireless lan ...
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How to connect to an existing wifi network

I just changed from Windows XP to Lubuntu, I have used Ubuntu in the past when I was a child but it used a ethernet cord to connect. How do I connect to Wifi using my laptop (Lubuntu)? I can't figure ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 - Wireless network dissabed by hardware switch

I am trying to install the newest Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus u32u, however, i am having problems with "Wireless network dissabled by hardware switch". I have tried "rfkill unblock all" without any luck, ...
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unable to activate wifi card in OEL 5.5 on hp pavilion dv6 [on hold]

i am new to linux environment. i installed OEL 5.5 and came to know wifi card could'nt be activated. Internet does work when an ethernet cable is plugged in but wifi doesnt work please help me to ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Need some help building wifi drivers

I have never compiled a driver before so I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I'm on kernel 3.14.1 by the way. I'm trying to build Ralink RT3573 drivers from github. I'm getting errors when I do ...
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No wireless connection on new install

Okay guys. I know that these problems can get super specific and I've looked around at questions with similar problems and I'm just not finding it. I am brand spanking new to Linux. Keep that in ...
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How can I configure network manager (via command line) to only ever connect to a wireless network with a particular ssid?

I'm away from work for the week and need to ssh into my office computer (Ubuntu 12.04) regularly to do work. Unfortunately, my particularly flaky WiFi USB dongle on my work computer disconnects once ...
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Wireless not reconnecting after router reboot

I have 14.04 running headless for a media server. It's running the ath9k module. When the server boots it connects and runs perfectly until I have to reboot my router. Then it won't reconnect until I ...
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Router cannot see the Ubuntu server VirtualBox on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 os on my computer with a VirtualBox Ubuntu server 14. Windows has access to the Internet and is visible on the router as an attached device 10.0.0.x. The Ubuntu server has access ...
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Wireshark on Ubuntu system monitoring wifi network shows FCS errors in all frames from AP to station

I'm running Wireshark on Ubuntu to analyze a wifi network consisting of one wireless station, one monitor PC running wireshark in monitor mode to monitor wifi, and a wireless router/AP communicating ...
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Automatically run a command on start up? [duplicate]

I was kindly helped on this forum a few months ago to fix my Wifi. Only problem is I have to run the command in the terminal at the start of every session.Each time I need to run- sudo modprobe -v ...
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reliable USB wireless adapter

I am aware that questions that are considered as subjective, will not be allowed on this forum. But, the following question i have is very specific, because of the way i constructed this question (to ...
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Wireless problems

I have ubuntu 14.04 and haven't had any problems at all, but yesterday I got a new router and suddenly it can't find the network on the network list, and if I go in to settings>Network>Wireless it ...
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Installing Ethernet Card driver while inside Live CD

I want to install rtl8723au Ethernet driver before actually installing OS, so that i would have access to the internet in the process(wi-fi is the only option). I have all the files i need for that, ...
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How to detect android app when it detects a wifi [on hold]

Anyone knows the code to detect an android app when the wifi is connected? Thanks
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How to print via router?

Hello I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to know how can I print files using a printer connected to a router via usb. Printer: Canon PIXMA MP210 Router: TP-LINK WR1042ND I already done that some time ago ...
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wireless and wired connections no longer working

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eeepc netbook. Everything was working fine until randomly I was unable to connect to my wireless, or any wireless for that matter. When I tried to, I ...
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Unable to de-authenticate the clients using aireplay-ng

I was trying to de-authenticate the client on one of my personal wifi using aireplay-ng. but it gave error: root@HTCodersInc:/home/ht# aireplay-ng -0 1 -a 08:3E:8E:1F:10:B6 -e "balli ka network" ...
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Backports wifi driver wont reload after eboot on ubuntu 14.04

I am having some problems with wifi after installing Ubuntu on my ASUS F551CA.After having problems with a hard block (which i solved by black listing one of the two drivers) I was able to get a ...
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After update to ubuntu 14.04 i can't connect to ONE specific wifi connection

As i said in the title i have problems connection to my home network ONLY. I can successfully connect to my college network but when i get back home my notebook can't find the wifi network ( it will ...
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Problems with finding wi-fi

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on mine Asus N73SV and i can not see any wi-fi in connections, but still I can connect with a cable. Here is terminal extract after writing lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loosing wifi connection

I using Ubuntu 14.04 and i connecting to wifi using network manager from system tray. The wifi works fine, but after 5 minutes i loosing internet , but I'm still connected to wifi and i need reconnect ...
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WiFI is getting disconnected after 10/15 minutes

My WiFi is getting disconnected after 10/15 minutes.I am using ubuntu 12.4. Your suggestion is appreciated. Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless constantly prompts for password with Intel 7260 and backports 3.11

When I first got my laptop I had the same problem as described in No wireless for Intel Corporation 7260 version 63. I followed the instructions and everything worked perfectly for several months. A ...
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Wifi is disabled by Hardware Switch - Compaq 610

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 the wireless switch in the laptop is not getting switched on. It was working fine with windows8 earlier. Here are some additional info rfkill list all 0: phy0: ...
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Hp Envy 14 - Wireless not working (ubuntu 14.04)

Have not been able to use wireless on Ubuntu 14.04, my laptop is Hp envy 14. I have tried everything possible in the last 2 days. There are lots of issues with my laptop or should i say wireless ...
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Two wifi connections-only one is working, Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10

I have ubuntu 12.04 in one partition and ubuntu 13.10(today upgraded to 14.04) in the other partition of gazelle professional(system 76). I have two wifi connections. one from my university and other ...
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WIFI not Detecting!

In my ubuntu 12.04 wifi suddenly stopped showing. Although my bluetooth is orking perfectly. can someone help me out here?? I am a newbie. Please tell me which commands to run to help you solve this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 jumping between wifi access points

At a large college campus I've had spotty wifi access over the last two years. The output of dmesg -T contains numerous entries that look like this: wlan0: deauthenticating from MA:CA:DD:RE:SS by ...
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hp wireless printing not working

I can print from my laptop via usb with hplip. but unable to print wirelessly (over wi-fi). Printer model : HP Ink Advantage 3545 e-All-In-One Printer. Ubuntu version: 14.04 (trusty)
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Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop Connects to One WPA2-Personal Network but Not Another

My nephew's Windows 7-Ubuntu 12.04 1aptop connects to the WPA2-Perosnal wireless network in his own house under Windows 7 but not Ubuntu 12.04. However, when it is brought to my house, it connects to ...
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Very slow download speed 14.04

So I have been duel booting for a couple week but today was the first time I really tried downloading anything. I came across the problem of it being almost unbearble slow. With it maxing out at ...
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“Wi-fi disabled by hardware switch” (Any chance for a permanent removal?)

I have been looking around at forums and so on, and I know for a fact I am not the only one, and I actually have a temporary solution to my problem. When i've done a full hard reboot of my laptop ...