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

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Wifi device becomes disabled every time computer goes to sleep

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 11" notebook computer. Every time I close the laptop or let it go to sleep, when I sign back in, the Wifi has been disabled. It is easy enough to ...
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Ubuntu wifi usually not working on boot, needs kernel module restart

After installing Ubuntu on my netbook, an F205TA, wifi seems to be not working correctly. Usually wifi is not working after boot, but starts working after one or more tries of: sudo modprobe -r ...
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path to source code for network subsytem

I am new to linux world (I guess question reflects it :) ). I am going through tutorial on wifi drivers and it says source code would be at net/mac80211/ieee80211_sta.c. I tried to look inside my ...
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wifi for ubuntu 15.10

After installing ubuntu 15.10 I am not able to use a wireless internet connection.
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How to use IWCONFIG to set my wireless power management timeout/profile

Can I use iwconfig to set my wireless power management timeout? I don't know what can be done, but I read the man page on the command line and it has some configurations for power management. What I ...
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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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No internet access [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell inspiron 5521. For several days I have not been able to connect to the internet. My wireless network is connected but when I went to open firefox it shows: server ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros WiFi Device Driver which is Missing in Ubuntu MATE 15.10?

$ lspci -nn 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) Now i'm using Ubuntu MATE 15.10. I have installed some other Linux Distro. But none of them has driver ...
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Realtek Wifi Card RTL8723be Not Working Properly

I have tried all the method present inthe internet. But can't able to solve this problem. Problem is that when i'm closer to the wifi router only at that time it is showing wifi signal, but when i'm ...
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Flight mode always ON, wificard hardblocked

first of all i don't know english very well, so i'm sorry if i'll write something wrong. Furthermore i'm a novice in the linux world :S I'm having some problem with wifi after the installation of ...
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How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time to my laptop?

I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu simultaneously,both has internet access.I'm using Dell vostro 1014 (Ubuntu 15.10).Is it possible ?
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Upgrading to latest kernel disabled by USB Wifi Dongle

I recently updated to the latest kernel, and the USB wifi dongle stopped working. I booted into an earlier kernel version, and wifi dongle works perfectly in that (I am currently using that). Can ...
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How do I fix wifi connection in xubuntu with RTL8723BE

I recently bought a new laptop (HP Stream model: 11-dOOOnd) and initially installed Lubuntu on it as the only operating system. When I connected to the wifi in my house it usually worked at first, but ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 wifi not listed Lenovo ideapad 500

i recently install Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Lenovo Ideapad 500. For the life of me I can't get the wifi on my laptop to work with this OS. Ive tried everything but only ethernet works. My wifi worked fine ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ralink RT 3290 wireless lan hard blocked

$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter not working on Ubuntu 13.10

Solution 1 Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows. I have an Atheros AR9485 adapter. It worked well for a few weeks and now won't work anymore although it still works for ...
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Problems with wireless

I'm a ubuntu beginner user. I thought to have some problems with the driver of my network interface problems but apparently there weren't any ( wireless driver ). Unfortunately I went here: Wireless ...
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WiFi sometimes doesn't reconnect after resuming from suspend on Kubuntu 15.04

This has happened at least twice so far. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. Sometimes, when I resume work after suspend, the wifi connection doesn't go back up. Here is a part of /var/log/syslog: Oct 27 ...
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D-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 with Ubuntu 13.10

Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 , I'm not able to make it working on Ubuntu 13.10. I read a number of threads but I could not find the solution. It is certainly due to my limited knowledge of ...
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How do I get the ath9k driver of backports-3.12-8 installed on Xubuntu 13.10?

I downloaded the 3.12-8 kernel files linux-headers-all.deb, linux-headers-generic_i368.deb; linux-image-generic_i386.deb from kernel.org and installed them via: dpkg -i *.deb Now I'm trying to ...
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Wireless drops after 10-15 mins in Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo b50-10

I've been using Ubuntu since Vista pushed me away from Bill Gates' software, but a low level user as I've been lucky enough that on all the laptops I've run it's worked glich free, which now I come to ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System ...
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wifi connection keeps dropping in Ubuntu 15.10 - RTL8821AE

I recently purchased a lenovo ideapad300 and installed a dual boot system. the wifi for windows 10 works seamlessly while its problematic in ubuntu this is the output for lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 ...
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Get information such as load on my WiFi interface (hostapd)

I have a computer running as an access point using hostapd. I would like to know if it is possible to get some information about it, like load and bit rate ?
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Just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working

Hey I just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working. It is a intel dual band wireless ac 3165. My first thought was to go to the intel and get the driver for it. So I done that and got the ...
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Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-Bit and have a Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter. I have tired to get it to work but have no luck. when I run lsusb command I get: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 7392:7811 ...
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I Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Z1402-3563, but the Connection always get offline and just working on cable [on hold]

I'am new to use ubuntu operating system, i've installed on my laptop after instalation i can not get any list of wifi SSID on my connection. can any of master ubuntu can teach me how to fix this. i ...
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ath10k installation

I have exhausted google on how to do this, compounded by being a beginner. I am trying to install this module. I have a nice new Acer Nitro (which will be even nicer once I remove dependency on win ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Bluetooth not working on 15.04 | Intel Nuc5i3RYK | Intel 7265 Wireless

Here's my info. Having and issue with my Bluetooth card. New machine and it worked on day 1. Now I cannot get it to come up on 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04. Am I missing the correct firmware? dmesg | ...
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Will Ubuntu 16.04 support the rtl8192eu chipset out of the box?

I'm now using MINT 17.3 with kernel 3.19.0-32-generic, because the drivers for the rtl8192eu wireless chipset are only available for the 3.x series of kernel. It does not function on 4.x based ...
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Wifi Drop Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wifi keeps dropping out for some unknown reason: ahsan518@ahsan:~/setup/vagrant$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for ahsan518: *-network ...
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WLAN device not working in Ubuntu Server

I have just installed Ubuntu Server on an old PC to use as a Plex Media Server. I wish to connect it to my wireless network but the wireless netwrok interface is not showing up in ...
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Slow wifi in ubuntu 14.04 with realtek wifi adapter [duplicate]

Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 006 Device 002: ID 041e:4055 Creative Technology, Ltd Live! Cam Video IM Pro Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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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 ...
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WiFi stopped working after updates 14.04 LTS

First, my bluetooth was not working so I tried the solution suggested here but still devices are not able to pair. Then after this, my WiFi has stopped working. ########## wireless info START ...
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Wifi pw contains å and Ubuntu cant connect?

I tried connecting to a wifi with two Ubuntu machines and none of them worked. Removed the ä from the password and now they work. Come to think of it I also removed - and + but I bet it was å that was ...
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How to restart WiFi interface without rebooting (it drops connection)?

I boot into ubuntu and it connects to the Wifi network fine. After about 10-15min the DNS stop resolving any website and a couple of minutes later network-managers tells me that I'm disconnected and ...
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I can't connect to internet with a BCM4312

This is my first time with Linux (I am using Ubuntu 12.04) and i am having trouble connecting to internte. I read some post and i did the following, if anybody knows what could be happening i will be ...
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Wifi realtek Realtek 8723BE inoperative on ubuntu 15.10

I've just purchased a notebook lenovo b50-80, mate ubuntu 15.10 installation with bios in legacy mode I made several attempts to operate the card by following this guide: Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem; ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

Can you explain how can I install fimware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
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Wifi option disappeared after installing updates in ubuntu 12.10

this morning I installed some of the updates for Ubuntu 12.10 and my wifi has disappeared. This is the output for rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no You ...
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Wireless driver for mouse movement on Ubuntu 15.04

Setup I have a wireless board which is used to move mouse on a respective computer. It is connected through a dongle wirelessly to the computer. The driver/application is available are for only ...
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How do I share my wlan0 internet connection to eth0 using command line and config files?

I understand how it is done using the GUI (1, 2, 3), but I need to do MANUALLY using linux command (iptables, ebtables ...). I have been struggling with this for days, and I can seem to get it right. ...
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RTL8188CUS unable to install 14.04

Tried to compile driver from realtek. Getting following error messages. ################################################## Realtek Wi-Fi driver Auto installation script Novembor, 21 2011 v1.1.0 ...
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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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Poor Wi-Fi performance

here is the situation: Ubuntu 13.04, wireless adapter: intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan]. Wireless driver: iwl3945. The problem is that wireless performance is less than satisfactory. I can connect ...
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Can I kick users off my dongle? [on hold]

I have an Osprey dongle from ee and use nethogs to regularly see who is using it and how much data is being used. Is there any way that I can disconnect users or block certain ip addresses?
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wireless driver

I am still a beginner user of Linux (and also of this forum). I own a Thinkpad T430 and since I switched to ubuntu (15.10) from windows7, I have the feeling that my network interface controller ...
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HP Pavillion ab011nx -wifi not working properly on ubuntu

I purchased a HP pavillion 15 ab011nx laptop with Windows 8.1 built in.The wifi works perfectly in windows but is really very weak in ubuntu that I can use wifi in lap only when I place lap very near ...