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

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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?

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 ...
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How to install netgear wnda3100v2?

I have a network adaptor (Netgear wnda3100v2) and I want to install it on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. I have tryed tutorial I found online but none worked.
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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WiFi Stops Working On Gateway Z Series (Ubuntu 14.04)

After several minutes there is no internet connection on my desktop computer via Wi-Fi. Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected nor is there a signal drop, but suddenly ...
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Wireless adapter not found. Hp-mini 200

I installed latest ubuntu. I have a hp mini 200-1000 ethernet works just fine but somehow it cannot find the wireless adapter, is there a way to fix this?
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how to make an ftp server of user files for lan network and how to access it via ftp client?

I want to setup a ftp server on laptop to access the files on other machines which are on same lan network. Can anyone help me with a guided method with IP creation for lan and internet(if possible), ...
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How to use iscan via WiFi (Epson L355)?

I achieved to configure my Epson L355 printer in Ubuntu 14.04. Both Easy Scan and gscan2pdf recognize the scan and work good via WiFi, but iscan does not. Iscan is only working via USB. It throws the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts wifi not working

My Wifi is connected perfectly with a good signal strength, but sometimes it just won't get connected or the connection is very slow and not working properly. The connection on Windows 8 on the same ...
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Strange Wi-Fi Problem

I have strange Wi-Fi problem. All my devices were properly fine but suddenly only Ubuntu installed laptops has stopped to connect our wifi. One laptop is totally outdated, never upgraded, Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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Unable to initialize mon0 interface

When I started to recover the wifi key using reaver 1.4, after writing the command root@kunjesh-Ideapad-Z570:~/reaver-1.4/src# reaver -i mon0 -b <USSID> it is giving the error Reaver v1.4 ...
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No wireless on Asus N56VJ, AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

I've been having a problem with my wireless connection since yesterday: I can't connect to some of my wifi networks -my password doesn't seem to work-, and when I do, the connection is slow, keeps ...
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How do I turn off background probing for wireless networks?

It has come to my attention that it is the common behaviour for Wi-Fi devices to announce all the networks they know, thus revealing a lot of information about the owners' history (work, home, travel ...
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Cannot get D-Link 131

I tried the instructions provided here: Cannot get my N300 (DWA-130) D-link wireless USB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 and here: How to install wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? This suggests that if you ...
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A new connection is generated instead of using the new settings

I am trying to set up a static IP address using the nm-connection-editor tool. I select the currently-used wireless network, click edit, go to "IPV4 Settings", click add, enter a valid IP address, ...
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Wireless not working on Gateway m-6750

I am new to this and I am having problems getting my wireless internet to work I have a gateway m-6750 laptop that I got and cannot seem to get the wireless internet to work I was following the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless network very slow and unstable (HP laptop)

The wireless connection on my laptop has been very slow, both at work and home! I have to constantly power off and on the wireless adaptor, to make it work! Here is the information regarding my ...
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I am having issues properly configuring a secure network

I ran a script in order to provide as much information as possible because I really need help. I would greatly appreciate it. The information the script yielded is in this link: ...
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How can I rise up mobile network performance under Ubuntu to Windows level?

... or What can be causing less effective broadband networking on Ubuntu? Ubuntu 14.04 x64 ping: 25-70ms, download: 2Mb, upload: 3Mb compared to Windows 7 x64 ping: 25ms, download: 4Mb - 5Mb, ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless card is undetected

I just turned on my Inspiron 17r 5737 with Ubuntu 14.10 to discover that the wireless card (an Intel Corporation Wireless 7260) is misteriously undetected and that I can no longer connect to any ...
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RealTek RTL8821AE under Kubuntu

I've just bought a Gigabyte Brix pro to make a small portable NAS. I've installed Kubuntu 14.10 on it. Unfortunately I've got some trouble with WiFi. Its on RealTek RTL8821AE chip. When I look at the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 8: WiFi stops working spontaneously

I'm having a problem connecting to the internet.. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y50-70, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 8 OS I had. I used this guide. Everything works perfectly, ...
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WIFI Drivers for ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not getting wifi signals.Can any one help me with this problem as I have no experience of using Ubuntu?
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Laserjet P1005 printer connected to Netgear USB-port

I have a Netgear JNR3210 router with a USB-port. In my Windows computer the printer works fine as a wireless printer. The router software has the USB-control center, where I may select the printer or ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not see WLAN of Acer V15

It started already while installing Ubuntu 14.10 from USB-flash on my Acer Aspire V15: The WLAN was not detected. After installation still not. $lspci -vvnn 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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I can't see the net in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu - I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when I tried to hook to Wifi internet I couldn't because I can't see the networks, I suppose that my network card isn't install but I ...
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bluetooth disables when wifi enabled

So I finally bought a bluetooth mouse and got it working right before restarting my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04LTS). After restart bluetooth no longer works. Bluetooth in the control panel is ...
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Compatible USB Wi-Fi adapters [on hold]

Please put in answers USB Wireless Adapters (one adapter per answer) that work with Ubuntu. If there is an answer with the adapter you use, vote for it if you worked with this adapter and edit it to ...
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not able to connect to wireless after fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell laptop. after fresh install I am not able to use wireless option. But I am able to connect through wired cable. can anyone please help me? Note: ...
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Weak Wifi Signal Thinkpad T440p

I can only seem to get two bars of wifi signal, independent of where I am in the house. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T440P, and running iwconfig I get the following (I don't actually know ...
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hp stream wifi disconnects

I have the hp stream 11" (11-d010wm) using realtek wifi: RTL8723BE kernel 3.19.2-vivid to fix touchpad issues (I've tried v4.0rc5-vivid also) I've tried both Ubuntu 14.10 and the latest release of ...
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Can't install drivers for my Broadcom 43142

I'm a newbie when it cames to linux and after some research I've decided that Mint was the best option but I'm having many problems trying to install the drivers for my wireless card that is a ...
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Where is created Wifi hotspots located?

I use my small homeserver as Wifi hotspot. Usually I just use the ad hoc "internet sharing" hotspot feature in NetworkManager. Today I created a new Hotspot, without password, because I needed it for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Wireless update without a wired connection

is there a way for me to download the wifi update install file in my windows OS and then install it when i am logged into Ubuntu? I do not have a wired connection, so a simple task such as this is ...
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My wifi is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie in using Linux. When I installed UBuntu 14.04, I found wifi problem with my Lenovo Z50-70. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it ...
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Wi-Fi disabled by hardware switch

I just installed my first Ubuntu OS on my Lenovo G50-30 Laptop . Everything runs smoothly except the Wi-Fi . I tried looking for the fix on the web but nothing works for me, i keep getting the same ...
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Epson XP-410 installed but wont print nor scan

After some research, I was finally able to install my Epson XP-410 Wifi printer. I can see it in the menu, but when I try to print or scan, I just get a message that it can´t connect to the printer ...
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how to upgrade firmware intel wifi iwlwifi ? unstable wireless Intel 7260 with lenovo t440p

How to upgrade the firmware intel WiFi from 7260-10 to 7260-12. on Intel page said: "Installation of the firmware is simply:" # cp iwlwifi-*.ucode /lib/firmware So I have #sudo ls -al ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to automatically connect to the Internet when I plugin in iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5 (with Personal Hotspot turned on), which I connect to an Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Right now when I connect it, I have to run (sometimes twice) the following script: idevicepair pair ...
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I have lost my ethernet connection since resetting powerline plugs

I have a desktop which dual-boots to Kubutu 14.04 by preference, or Windows 7. My wife has an iMac desktop and we have various wifi tablets and phones. We have a Technicolor tg582n router to which the ...
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Reboot instead of shutdown without wireless mouse plugged in

I have an HP ProBook Intel Core i5 with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed. I bought an HP wireless mouse and everything worked fine until now : I'm unable to shutdown the system (the system restarts ...
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Lubuntu: Wifi lose connection

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic kernel Linux 3.16.0-31-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 17:37:36 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Wireless xbox360-like pad

Can you please suggest a good wireless xbox-360 compatible pad (rechargeable via USB) which would work out of the box with Ubuntu 14.04+ and steam? Cheers
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Slow Wifi Ubuntu 14.10

I have Tried many of the fixes on various sites. I am brand new to Ubuntu/Linux. less than 12 hours practice since installing. Windows P###ed me off for the last time. I was able to get the wifi ...