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

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No wifi after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04, there is no wifi whenever I restart the system. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe on iwconfig I got the following lo no ...
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WWAN-modem disabeling by itself, Ubuntu 14.10, Lenovo T440s, Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE

I have had my Lenovo for quite some time now, and tried looking arround for solutions to my problem with the WWAN. I can enable the WWAN both through the GUI and the terminal, and connect via my ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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Unable to get wireless internet Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac

I've been looking around for hours to find a driver or a solution to get my wifi working on my new laptop (Acer Aspire V 17 nitro). But without success. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 Installed, This ...
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Driver for Wireless 7260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a laptop with Intel Wireless 7260, but the kernel does not recognize wifi. The laptop does not have ethernet, and wifi is my only way to connect to the internet. As I ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Lease on wlan0 renews every 15 seconds

Wireless performance is poor--a recent development. The following output repeats every 15 seconds in the syslog file: Jun 25 10:41:00 Bullwinkle dhclient: PRC: Renewing lease on wlan0. Jun 25 10:41:...
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Ubuntu networking not working after driver reset

Sometimes my desktop will be unable to reconnect to wifi after losing my connection. I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I have found I can recreate this problem by running sudo modprobe -r rtl8187 &&...
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Network issue with Broadcom 43142 - solved by turning off secure boot? Is it safe?

A few days ago I had problems with my wireless connection; I couldn't see wifi networks :/ It was really strange. My network card is Broadcom BCM43142 and to be honest I found a lot of topics about ...
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Wifi not working on HP laptop with Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 10. But after installation wifi is not working in Ubuntu. For command rfkill list it shows only bluetooth and no wlan. Output of uname -a Linux ...
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wifi device not ready

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. "WiFi device not ready" is the issue, I am able to connect to the network using an ethernet cable but not through WiFi.
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Difficulties installing D-Link DWA-182 Drivers for Ubuntu

When will Ubuntu have these drivers available for download? Seems the Drivers for DWA-182 were released on 06/17/2014. They are for Linux! However, I just don't know how to install them and I have ...
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broadcom bcm43142 wireless frequent disconnection in ubuntu14.04?

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my dell vostro 2520, earlier i had windows 10 but once i installed ubuntu 14.04(kernel 4.2) i have faced frequent disconnection in wifi. can anybody suggest any ...
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No WiFi networks available - novice Ubuntu user

Recently installed 16.04 on my HP laptop; no WiFi networks showing up under network manager on the dashboard. I've tried installing new drivers but still no luck. The situation is aggravated by the ...
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HI! I have problem with wifi, it constantly turning off. I am using Lenovo B50-45 laptop

Results of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. enp6s0 no wireless extensions. wlp7s0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"Clap Along" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: 70:...
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Wlan can see networks but can't connect to any

I'm aware this has been asked before, but nothing in those replies helped me. I'm using Lubuntu and up to a couple of hours ago everything worked fine (i.e. wifi was up an running). A weird problem ...
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Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

i have installed Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet , but when i restart my pc , its gone and i need to install it again ? why it is gone every restart like deletes from the system ?
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no wireless connection anymore / mint

I had wireless connection but when changing option to 'wired' the wireless connections are not there anymore. I tried to install VPN but it I have to import a file but don't know which file this is. ...
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TP-Link TP-WN727N not working on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have posted in another thread asking how to install driver for TL-WN722N. However, as I am really eager to fix the problem sooner and I noticed that someone said Ubuntu has already installed the ...
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Wi-Fi firmware crashing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter that works fine after rebooting the computer, but if I disable and re-enable wi-fi via the GUI control at the top right corner of ...
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Problems with aircrack-ng

I'm trying to crack an wifi, but when i type sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 it shows this: Found 4 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a ...
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After a few min my wireless connection stops working and can only be fixed by rebooting [duplicate]

The same question asked previously asked can be found is here It provides a program to collect data on the wireless connection The results of these wire-less scripts are this link My computer is a ...
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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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Drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

I am not able to install drivers for my Wi-Fi + Bluetooth card (Broadcom BCM43142). What I have done till now: I have tried using the drivers at this website. I tried following the instructions ...
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Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I faster on Windows than Linux

I just bought the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I wireless card for my PC, and it worked right out of the box, which is very nice. I tested the speed on speedtest.net and I was getting about 30 Mb/s, which is ...
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Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 / Mediatek RT2870 Wifi USB dongle not working

The device mentioned in the title is not on the Linux Hardware Guide, the closest I could find was the previous model: http://www.linux-hardware-guide.com/2014-01-06-sitecom-wla-2100-usb-micro-adapter-...
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Dell Vostro 3560 with BCM43142 adapter : bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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Fix slow wifi on Asus UX303 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Asus ux303ln-r4290h. Sometimes I have a very unreliably and slow Wifi connection (sometimes it works perfectly). I tested it with curl and google and it took 14 seconds to load. DNS lookup, ...
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Wifi occasionally stops working on Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04

I purchased a new Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop back in February. A couple of days ago I formatted the hard-drive and replaced the original operating system, Windows 10, with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Most ...
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What does it mean “unmanaged device”?

My network devices seem to be "unmanaged", or perhaps "managed outside the network manager". I assume this because of syslog messages like Jun 25 18:42:13 lati NetworkManager[811]: <info> (eth2)...
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WiFi drops irregularly Ubuntu 16.04 waking from suspend

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, previously I was able to suspend the computer and on wake all would work fine. Now, on wake from suspend the WiFi will occasionally drop at irregular intervals. I ...
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lspci won't show Kernel Module [duplicate]

When I use any of the following commands (with and without sudo) lspci -v lspci -vv lspci -k they output a line with "kernel driver in use" but no line with "kernel module". How do I do to find out ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason [migrated]

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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Wireless adapter not working after updates TP LINK Archer T4U

I've got TP-Link Archer T4U and Ubuntu 16.04 In order to make it work, I installed community drivers from github The installation proccess was like this: # sudo cp -R . /usr/src/...
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NetworkManager fails to set IPv6 default route

In my syslog my NetworkManager cries: Jun 25 12:54:59 lati NetworkManager[811]: <error> [1466848499.853623] [nm-system.c:1266] nm_system_replace_default_ip6_route(): (wlan2): failed to set IPv6 ...
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Wireless mouse (ASUS combo keyboard and mouse) not working

I have an ASUS W2000 Chiclet Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Set ASUS keyboard and mouse combo. Interestingly, the keyboard works perfectly but the mouse doesn't. Both devices are connected with one ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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Why won't my Broadcom BCM4312 LP-PHY work with the STA driver?

I tried the steps here for a 4312: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Both of these: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl sudo modprobe wl return: FATAL: Module wl not found. FATAL: ...
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Try to install driver of Wireless adapter RTL8188CE

I'm very new at linux at all and my first challenge is to make enable my wifi adapter RTL8188CE on Ubuntu 16.04 What I did: download driver from here extract the package, then command make install ...
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network-manager not working in ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 in Dell inspiron n5010, my network manager disabling wifi is not working. It was fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I need help.
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How do I get onbord WIFI to work on Ubuntu Server?

I have been trying to get Ubuntu Server to work with the built in WiFi on the motherboard with no luck. I was trying to troubleshoot it with some forum posts and edited the interfaces file. See ...
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How do I stop Xubuntu 16.04 from deactivating my wireless connection?

This happens sometimes whilst I'm actively using my laptop (Lenovo B50-80) but especially when the screen turns off to a black screen, I assume thats a screen saver? I set the screen timeout off and ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1M9 Wireless not working

I recently purchased a Satellite C55-C-1M9 only to find the wireless connection does not work. It says in the settings that Ethernet is Disabled. I entered lspci -nn in the terminal window to find my ...
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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Ubuntu Wireless not working 14.04 XPS 13 9343

I had wireless working, ran some DELL updates and now I do not. How can I troubleshoot? I have a USB dongle and now that doesn't even work. What could be the root cause of this?
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Wifi on Ubuntu 16.04 keeps disconnecting

Wifi works fine when I boot windows 7 (always has) but continually disconnects on Ubuntu 16.04 I did a test and I got this while connected Resolving raw.githubusercontent.com (raw.githubusercontent....
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wifi connection slow and weak on ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu so please bear with me, So basically I installed ubuntu14.04 on my Samsung 900x laptop, and the wifi signal becomes very weak and I couldn't connect to the internet at all, ...
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After upgrade to 16.04, wifi signal strength jumps from perfect to zero and back

I upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS on HP Z230. Internet connection worked perfectly under 14.04 LTS. There were no hardware changes. The computer connects to the router by a wireless usb device (...