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

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How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?

How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot? Point to be noted: Wireless hotspots aren't the same as ad hoc networks. There is significant difference between the two. In short, ad hoc ...
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Wifi Ralink does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

After updating to 16.04 my Wifi card does not work anymore. And I have no idea what to do. lspci 04:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe sudo lshw -C network ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection lost randomly every 5 minutes

First I had this issue described here 16.04 LTS wifi connection issues but nobody was able to provide a valid answer. Recently this wifi connection issue gets even worse. I would lose wifi connection ...
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Trying to connect to the internet, no WiFi symbol in the top right

Title says it all. I'm trying to connect to my WiFi network, but the WiFi icon that's supposed to be in the top right corner is no where to be seen.
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So, I am on ubuntu and there is no wifi option in the top right corner [duplicate]

I tried going to the network settings but it said that something is not compatible with the version that i am on or something like that. Please help me.
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Very slow internet connection on ubuntu 16.04

This problem was present with 14.10, 15.04, and 15.10, I simply haven't been able to fix it. I'm using Chrome 50 as a browser. I've changed the hosts: files dns line in nsswitch.conf file, and tried ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection issues

I discovered several issues with wifi connection after installing 16.04 LTS. First, wifi doesn't reconnect normally after sleep or hibernation. Sometimes the network icon turns into a "up and down ...
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Wifi wont work with Ubuntu

I am currently unable to find any wifi connections in Ubuntu. It works fine on Windows 10, however. Ive scoured the internet, but all of the posts are extremely old and i appear to be the only user ...
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Linux driver for tplink-wn725n nano wireless adapter

I have recently installed UBUNTU 12.04 but can not connect to the net as my wireless adapter has no drivers yet. I found some documentation on it, but I am such a noob I don’t know what to do with all ...
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WiFi does not work: Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Z51 Laptop

I followed the instructions in the top answer here: My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14 But got: (Reading ...
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cannot enable wifi of Alienware R2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I just installed 16.04 LTS on my Alienware 15 R2 laptop and can connect to Internet via Ethernet cable but the wifi connection is missing. I tried the solutions posted on here and here and here but ...
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My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14

I am new on linux systems I have tried some of the relevant solutions, those I could follow up, But nothing yet.Please help me figuring this out. Wireless info START Report from: 24 Sep 2015 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (new install) not connecting to wireless router

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP laptop along with Windows 10. I use wi-fi router daily with windows to connect to internet. But when I am switching to UBUNTU, my laptop is not connecting ...
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WIFI adapter stop working

My wifi adapter stop working and the log shows those messages: Mai 01 01:33:56 felipe-G750JS kernel: ieee80211 phy2: rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request 0x07 failed for offset 0x131c ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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How do I get a rt2800usb wireless device working?

My brand new desktop running 13.04 has endless problems with wireless. Dozens of others are flooding forums with reports of the same problems. It worked fine for a few days, then there were a few ...
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HP 255 G3 running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I can't seem to get my Atheros wireless card to connect. I plugged in an Ethernet cable and applies my updates and checked driver updates but I can't get this laptop to connect wirelessly. What am I ...
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how to creat wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04 since AP-Hotspot is no more working

I have upgraded to ubuntu 16.04. I was using ap-hotspot for wifi hotspot through terminal. It seems ap-hotspot is no more working, is there any alternative to create wifi hotspot ? if there is how it ...
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Problem with Broadcom BCM43142 wireless driver on 14.04

I have been facing some issues with the wireless drivers on my lenovo Z5070 laptop. Here is the history of the problem After installing 14.04 Wifi was not working. So I followed the below article ...
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TP-Link AC1750 install with installation CD, no ethernet, on Ubuntu

Attempting to install the software for a TP-Link AC 1750 PCIe adapter, model no. Archer T8E on Ubuntu 16.04. I did research before buying this to replace a Netgear adapter (which I had for a while and ...
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Is it possible to use Broadcom BCM43142 wifi in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've spent hours looking on the net, tried various things. One site said that this particular card is not supported by the b43 driver so I have to use wl. And make sure that b43 is blacklisted which I ...
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I really need help installing the Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 Driver!

I hope someone can help! Well here is a description: I am new to Ubuntu, and just installed it. I am having allot of trouble getting my wifi adapter to work... here is the model: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Bluetooth Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Xenial Xerus in Asus F553MA

Good Evening everyone, Today I tried to configure my audio bluetooth device after the PC pairing and device, finding a problem with the audio that transmits the PC. Some time ago I had Windows 10 ...
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Wireless driver for Lenovo Ideapad Y700?

Is anyone working on a wireless driver for the Lenovo Ideapad Y700 ? I bought one for my son, who is in high school. The deal was that he had to run dual OS (Windows and Ubuntu) get familiar with ...
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unable to connect to wireless printer

In using Ubuntu 14.04 on DELL XPS, I was unable to ping my previously setup printer that was working the day before. I found a solution but it took a lot of time. What is the fastest way to reset the ...
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How to connect MTS MBlaze

i have installed ubuntu 11.04 inside the windows xp. i have MTS Mblaze USB Modem. (my service provider is MTS MBlaze,india) i want to use Mblaze into ubuntu so that i did the following steps for make ...
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Not showing any wifi connections after Ubuntu dual-boot

I am currently unable to find any wifi connections in Ubuntu. It works fine on Windows 10, however. Ive scoured the internet, but all of the posts are extremely old and i appear to be the only user ...
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Network issues wired and wifi

I have just installed elementary os and am getting issues with my network connection. Speed is slow with both wired and wifi and wifi drops frequently. Running on Lenovo z50-70 laptop Any ...
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wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 after a short time until I reconnect

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on lenovo laptop. My system is able to connect to my wifi router after the system starts, but after few minutes (15-16)the internet doesn't work even though the wifi ...
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Wifi stop working after while on Ubuntu 14.04.2

Yesterday I bought new laptop Lenovo E540 and I installed here Ubuntu 14.04.2. But I've problem with my wifi (router is Dlink g version). I can connect to wifi without problems after turning on ...
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How to get Belkin Wireless USB adapter to work with Ubuntu?

So I'm brand new to Ubuntu, and I have found it difficult to find a driver for my Belkin Play Wireless adapter. My Computer is an HP Pavilion a1600n with an AMD Athlon 64 x2 processor. If anyone could ...
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Atheros AR9485 wireless card doesn't work in an ASUS K53E

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit version in dual boot mode on an ASUS K53. Every thing seems to work fine except for the wireless. The wireless works on Windows 7. Ubuntu finds the wireless card, ...
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Wifi doesn't work after suspend after 16.04 upgrade

This particular version of the "doesn't work after suspend" came after upgrading to 16.04. It seems that the upgrade includes a Wicd applet (added to Metacity Classic Gnome task bar alongside regular ...
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Wifi is not detected

I just installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am having problems with the wifi. I went into additional drivers and enabled Broadcom and applied it but, even after I restart my laptop it ...
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Is it possible to convert Ubuntu 15.10 to 15.04LTS?

I upgraded to 16.04 last night to discover I've got no WiFi working on it. I whacked my 15.10 disc back in and reinstalled old reliable. However, from my understanding, 15.10 goes out of support in a ...
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Unable to enable wireless on a Vostro 2520

I have a Vostro 2520 and not sure how to enable wireless on my machine. The details are given below, would appreciate any pointers to resolving this issue. lsmod returns Module Size ...
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ASUS x550z cannot connect to the internet

I cannot connect to the internet on my ASUS x550z. Wifi will not work. When I click the internet icon it doesn't show anything available. I have tried to connect with Ethernet cable without luck. ...
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Hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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How to check for multiple hidden network SSIDs?

Hypothetical situation: I have 10 identical (snappy ubuntu core) devices in the same room. Every device has an identical list of 10 hidden network SSIDs and password combinations. When turned on, ...
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Wifi connection in ubuntu 16.04 lts

I am using ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. I am new to linux platform. Ubuntu cannot detect the available wifi and i cannot run the n-m applet command. on typing nm-tool command in terminal ...
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Connected to wireless, but no internet access

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 a week ago wireless internet had been working fine. It stopped working yesterday, however, and I'm at a loss for what to do even after scouring replies to similar posted ...
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Will 16.04 Support Wlan driver of Mac air?

I can boot 14.04 and 16.04 on external HDD with my Macbook air 2013-mid. However, I cannot get the network settings work: no wlan and not even usb tethering from my phone. I run lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Why is my ubuntu 14.04 connecting to my wifi network, but not actually connecting to the internet when i use Mozilla?

As i said in the title, i recently installed ubuntu 14.0. My problem is that I can select my wifi network from the network manager, and according to the messages I get, it seems like it is connected ...
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No Wifi in Qualcom Atheros - Ubuntu 16.04 - Acer Aspire E 15

After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in Acer laptop with Qualcom Atheros , it does not work. I tried , sudo rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: acer-wireless: ...
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Cannot Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network

Since upgrading to 16.04 LTS, I cannot manually connect to a saved network. I can connect if the network is not hidden after a rescan - just selecting the network from the menu or waiting for it to ...
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Xenial 16.04: D-Link DWA-182 [aka “Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter”] issues

This is what I have, it's a gigabit wireless ethernet USB stick - http://us.dlink.com/products/connect...d-usb-adapter/ It's history is as follows - 14.04 - working fine using this driver ...
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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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New to Ubuntu, cant connect to wifi

I have ubuntu on a usb drive and have been booting from that to learn the os before i install it. I cant seem to get it to recognize any wireless connection (which work on the same computer when i am ...
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My wifi isn't connecting in Xubuntu 16.04

My wifi network displays and everything, but it doesn't let me connect it what should I do?
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Wireless not working on desktop with Asus USB-N13 (B1) wireless adapter

I am trying to connect my desktop to a wireless network. I have purchased an ASUS USB-N13 B1 adapter. I have followed instructions for installing drivers and disabling conflicting drivers. I have ...