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

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How to install here Vivid Vervet on to this Lenovo tablet

I got some exotic device and it's apparently a Lenovo tablet simply with label "lifetab" of Aldi-Sued ?! - here are the specifications after - I will give a bounty to this question of course - : ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not working with Broadcom B4311

I've installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 15.04 and I can't get my Broadband B4311 Wifi card working. I had Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and I solved the problem using the b43 driver, so I'd already done a lot of ...
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Drivers for Wireless card Asus PCE-AC66?

Where can I get an Ubuntu driver for this card? is there any? otherwise can I install a generic Wireless driver even if it works sub-optimally but at least will work. UPDATE: As per the comments ...
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How can I send large files between two Ubuntu devices that both are connected to a silly hotel Wi-Fi network that does not permit SSH?

I've got the network addresses of both devices but pings don't reach the computers. How can I send big files between these devices? Just to be clear, I don't want to transfer data using a USB drive ...
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Wifi and ethernet networking stopped working in ubuntu 14.04

I have a System76 Kudu Professional version kudp1, it came with ubuntu 13.10 but I upgraded it to 14.04. After the last upgrade I did it stopped detecting ethernet and wifi networks. nm-tool output: ...
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Netgear N600 router not connecting to wifi - help!

I'm extremely new to linux and i'm looking into using linux because my windows trial is running out and I don't have the money to buy a copy. I've been running ubuntu off of a usb to try it out, but I ...
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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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System 14.04 LTS … Staying connected with Broadcom 4312 on HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop

I am using a Broadcom b43 driver. However, my connection keeps dropping then a auto reconnect. It happens every couple of minutes. I can not maintain a reliable connection. I am running a partitioned ...
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No WiFi on Macbook Retina, also having graphics issues

I have a Macbook retina (MacBookPro10,1) and I just installed Ubuntu 15 on an external hard drive and can boot to it with rEFInd. I'm having two annoying issues though: Ubuntu wont recognize any ...
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Can't connect specific WIFI network (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm using Ubuntu 15.05, My computer cannot connect specific WIFI network, but it's connecting this network with using ethernet port. Also when I open my computer with Windows 7, this can connect this ...
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Cannot Connect To WiFi - Intel Corporation Wireless 3160

I got a new laptop recently and since 14.04 refused to work and 12.04 is a little dated I installed Ubuntu 15.04 Beta 2. Anyways, I've been looking around and cannot find a way to get the wifi to ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T received Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04 , however I am having some troubles doing all the indicated steps: after "sudo ...
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Can't enable Wifi on Ubuntu 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo laptop and everything seems to work fine except the Wifi. Nothing happens when I click the 'enable Wifi' button. I upgraded to 15.04 because of Wifi problems ...
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How to get Ubuntu 14.04 to detect and connect to open WiFi on startup from USB stick

I'm an 8th grade science teacher and I have recently been given 17 mini dell computers. All are in great physical shape, however, none of them have an operating system or hard drive. I can load Ubuntu ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire V3-371 very poor or not working at all. What can I do?

I bought an Acer Aspire V3-371 a while ago and istalled Kubuntu 14.04 on it. Most things work fine, just that I often can't connect to wifi. At home the connection is so bad that I can't use it at ...
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Limit bandwidth of my WiFi card [duplicate]

I am trying to install a vagrant instance while I am sitting in a group on a congress. Since we don't have such a big bandwidth here, I would like to limit the bandwidth of the initial download of the ...
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Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Card Doesn't Work After Updating

Today I bought my first laptop with Ubuntu installed. Everything was working until i decided to make the Update. I used the update manager, installed all the update, but then my wireless stop ...
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airodump error: ioctl(SIOCSIFFLAGS) failed: Name not unique on network

# airodump-ng mon0 ioctl(SIOCSIFFLAGS) failed: Name not unique on network Tried most of the things like Backports but always gave me few error
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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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How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?

Since the network manager is troubling me so much I want to replace it (possibly wicd orNM from ppa:volanin). I do not know how to connect and disconnect to the network through the terminal without ...
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how to connet to hidden network from terminal [duplicate]

My Ubuntu graphics has stopped working. I can only access the terminal. So I am trying to connect to a hidden network through the terminal. I have tried using iwconfig for the same. But with no ...
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Problem with Wifi wireless driver realtek - disconnection after few minutes

i just bought an acer notebook and loaded ubuntu to escape windows. My problem is that the wifi disconnects from itself after a few minutes, turning only back if I reboot.The problem apprears ...
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can't connect to the internet through wifi

I had windows operating system, and yesterday I installed Ubuntu(14.04) and erased windows. Since then, i'm not able to connect the internet through WI-FI. When I tried to connect I got the message: ...
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How can I connect to two networks simultaneously?

I have just moved house and my ISP have not reconnected my internet yet. So I need two connections: one to my LAN (via ethernet) for my NAS, printer, etc. and the other needs to connect wirelessly to ...
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VirtualBox - no eth0 or wlan0 connection (Ubuntu / CentOS)

I checked all possible places in order to solve this issue and only decided to post a question here because I'm at the verge of giving up. So, I recently installed VirtualBox 4.3.26 on my Ubuntu ...
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Difference between essid, bssid and ssid in commands?

If I am correct, ESS is the union of a set of BSS's. ESSID and BSSID are just their IDs respectively. How can I tell if a wireless network has essid, bssid or ssid? What differences are between ...
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Wifi connects to all networks except for one

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer PC. I am seeing a problem with my WiFi recently. I can connect to all wireless networks except my home network. The connection is established, but when I connect to ...
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Error with Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor [duplicate]

I am new Ubuntu 14.04 user. I have a VAIO with Windows 8.1 UEFI preinstalled. My VAIO has a Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor. Since I started the Ubuntu live USB, it tells me the wireless network is ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Netgear WNDA3100v2 wifi unstable and stops working randomly

I have spend a large amount of my time trying to get my WNDA3100v2 Netgear Wifi dongle to work. After hours of searching I was able to find out how to install the needed,bcmn43xx64.inf driver for it ...
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UBUNTU 12.0.4 LTS freezes on wireless occassionaly

This happens only when I connect to wifi, the system freezes and would not respond at all (ctrl+alt+f7 also does not work). Restarting the system is the only option. But the annoying thing is even if ...
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How to compile bcmwl-ubuntu?

Running on kernel < 4.0 I used the precompiled bcmwl-kernel-source from the repository without any problems. Now I updated my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS to kernel 4.0.0-040000-generic where the package ...
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Wireless on an acer aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen, 2015) Wifi Speed in Ubuntu 15.04

I just picked up a Thinkpad X1 Carbon, 3rd Generation and installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything I've tried seems to be working just fine, aside from the wifi. Initially, it does not really work at all. ...
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My Lenovo Thinkpad T61 will not connect to the internet

I have a Lenovo thinkpad t61 with the 4695gn wifi card, my problem is my laptop wont connect to the internet even tho it lists all the wifi ssds that it can connect to and aswell it will keep asking ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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Connect two laptops through wi-fi

I want to connect 2 laptops using wi-fi. I don't want to share internet using this connection instead I want to test my programs which use sockets and are run on 2 machines. When I connected the 2 ...
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How do I disable 5GHz channel with ath9k driver module?

I am looking for a way to disable the 5GHz in ath9k other than setting the country code. I have found that there is a patch files for the ath9k or actually the latest kernel 3.19 and 4.0 updated this ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 3rd gen 20 BS - trackpoint, clickpad and wifi

I have got a brand new Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with IPS Display which is really a great laptop. But when installing ubuntu there are some problems I have already solved and some I have not. I put this ...
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Wifi disconnects and doesn't re-connect anymore

i've got a Lenovo z50-70 and when I connect to a wifi it works for some time and then internet stops working; when I manually disconnect it, it takes like a minute to disconnect and then it tries to ...
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TP-Link WDN-4800 WLAN can ping and browse one webpage before not doing anything

I recently put together my first build, and I have a TP-Link WN-4800 WLAN for Wifi. I put it on my motherboard, and it was detected fine right away. It shows up in my network manager and can connect ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my Dell Inspiron 7547 from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 today, and I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. I can see the wireless connection I am trying to connect to, but I am ...
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RTL8812AE cannot connect to 5ghz networks

I recently purchased a PEX867WAC22 PCI-E wifi card from StarTech (RTL8812AE), and have not been able to connect to any 5 ghz network due to authentication timing out. The driver it comes with is only ...
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Does WICD provide options for choosing one of internal and external wireless adapters?

I plug in my usb external wifi adapter, but I can't find where in WICD I can choose to use either the internal or external wifi adapter. Where are the options? Thanks.
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Wireless isn't working in ubuntu 14.04, even after installing bcmwl-kernel-source package & enabling it via: Software & Update/Additional Drivers Also, There are no options to enable a ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Problem installing Broadcom BCM43142 on HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC

I know this sounds similar but my problem is unique. I have a new HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but was not able to start WIFI. I searched a bit and got some answers ...
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Why cant I connect to 5GHz with my b/g/n WiFi Card?

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n on my Quantal amd64 system. I installed the kernel modules for that card and modprobe that module. I can only view to the 2.4GHz WLANs. The module Im talking ...
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wireless problem in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am a newbie user in Linux/Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 in laptop hp 450 g1 but in Ubuntu my wireless driver and Bluetooth doesn't work and really i confused and didn't know what ...
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Wiereless Not Working in Macbook Pro Retina (2014)

I am a new Linux user. I have had a problem with the detection of my wireless network adapter in Kali Linux for a while. I have posted in their forums but with no success, but as I have seen that ...