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

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How to fix repeated “Authentication required by Wi-Fi network”?

I am finding solutions all over the web, I have been searching for hours. However the people that are asking understand Ubuntu, so the steps how to get to and apply the solutions are never discussed. ...
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Connectivity issues with wifi 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wireless connection keeps getting dropped, and the speed is terrible. I have tried blacklisting the rt2800 drivers along with the rt2x00 drivers which has been a ...
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Trouble with keyboard wireless swith

I just recently installed 14.04 LTS on an old Acer Aspire 5750z-4882. This model uses fn+f3 as the wireless switch to enable or disable wireless. Currently, no wireless adapter is detected by the OS. ...
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How to unblock something listed in rfkill?

I think I may have found the cause of my problems with connecting to wifi in Ubuntu 11.10. I type this in Terminal: peter@peter-AO531h:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Installing the driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I have problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged my wifi adapter but it did not work so I guess I need to install the driver manually but I don't know how to do it. I currently ...
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Can't enable wifi on ubuntu 12.04 Dell Inspiron 15

I am new to Ubuntu and I know there were a lot of similar issues and I've tried to follow some of the answers on the web (e.g. Dell Inspiron Wifi off or How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working?), but ...
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Wifi device fails, requiring reboot to go online again on NUC

My wifi device driver fails intermittently when I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My wifi card is an intel one. I can't seem to get it to work again without rebooting. Things I've tried: sudo modprobe ...
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WiFi on Acer not working

I just got an Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro model VN7-571G-769P and when I boot to the Ubuntu 15.04 CD there is no WiFi. I have a Qualcomm Atheros WiFi adapter. Output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 ...
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ubuntu wireless connected but wont load websites - 14.04 LTS x64

I'm a beginner when it comes to linux and i've already read through and tried out everything i have found in countless other threads. So keep in mind that i might have made more problems for myself. ...
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Can't compile drivers for rt8188eu wifi card

i have tried compiling this and also with the one i got from its manufactures. both are giving same make error.. When i make all.... make[2]: *** ...
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Qualcomm Atheros ar9227 wireless network adapter [168c:002d] (rev 1) does not work properly

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and the internet does not work properly,it can detect and connect to networks but it loads web pages very slowly and sometimes it doesn't even load at all, and I always get ...
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Wireless power management turns back on in 15.04

I have turned off power management for my wireless. I did that in /etc/pm/power.d/wireless. When I try to connect to a network, the power management turns back on. So the connection fails. I try: ...
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How to persist on a wifi connection after disconnection?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
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Wayona mini usb WiFi adapter does not work

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have found that my usb wifi adapter(wayona mini usb) is not working. I am new to Ubuntu, how can i get my usb adapter to working?
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Can't access internet in KVM virtual machine running RHEL

I have the VM running on 14.04. When I checked for network connections on 14.04 it's available. But, the network connections are unavailable for RHEL6.5 running on my VM. I executed iwconfig to view ...
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Wireless network connection won't stay secured

I set my wireless connections with WPA & WPA2 Personal Security & a password. Every time I shut down & come back later those settings are gone & my network connection is unsecured ...
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Can Ubuntu work with a Belkin N150 Wireless USB Adapter out of the box?

I don't have Wi-Fi on my motherboard, so I'll need Ubuntu to support a wireless N150 USB adapter to connect to the router. Can Ubuntu 15.04 support this out of the box (without a need for updating?) ...
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Lubuntu No Wifi & Slow Reboot

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I just installed the Lubuntu on my mother's old laptop to replace XP. But after the installation I was unable to connect to wireless network. For at least a week ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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Unable to connect to wifi: password not accepted

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I installed ndiswrapper and the bcm 43236 driver as recommended by Luis Alvaro. My wifi network is detected. The Windows wireless drivers shows bcmwlhigh5, ...
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Since the update to 15.04, my dual-boot Dell XPS can't use WiFi

Since the update to 15.04, my dual-boot Dell XPS can't use my Wifi network. It can't even update itself now. Network is fine when I boot to Windows. When I reboot to Ubuntu, I can see both of my two ...
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issue with detection of WIFI

I am new in Ubuntu, I just finished downloading and installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an issue with the wireless connection, it does not detects the wifi connection I have at home. Moreover, it is ...
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driver for wlan pls help i am tired searchin for them

used airmon-ng; showed chipset unknown; can anyone pls help me get the right drivers. Although i am able to use wifi card to access wifi but not able to use my card in airmon-ng on typing ...
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Building driver for Ralink RT5370 USB WiFi WLAN Dongle

I have a Trim-Slice Value using Ubuntu 11.04. It comes with a Ralink RT5370 802.11n WiFi dongle. When I plug the dongle in, it does not 'just work'; ifconfig and iwconfig do not show the device, ...
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Wireless connections not visible following upgrade to 15.04

I guess there was some issue regarding the upgrade, and along with several other problems, the network menu does not list the wireless connections. On opening Network in System Settings, it says "The ...
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RTL8723be: poor and unstable wireless in Ubuntu (from 14.04 to 15.04)

I have a Lenovo G40-70 laptop, which comes with RTL8723be driver. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (with Kernel 3.16.0-38-generic), but this bug also occurs in 14.10 and 15.04. Even with options rtl8723be ...
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Problem with MAC Spoofing

I am changing/spoofing my MAC using sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx sudo ifconfig wlan0 up But the problem is When I try to connect the AP it do not allow ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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Wireless issues for Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit)

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and I'm having some issues with my wireless internet. When I boot up Ubuntu, it connects to the internet fine and I'm able to use it. But, sometimes after a while it ...
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rtl8723ae unstable on Ubuntu 14.04

I have searched through the internet and in AskUbuntu, but I could not find a working solution for my little problem. The RTL8723ae wlan is behaving strangely on Ubuntu 14.04 and drops the wlan ...
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D-Link DWA 127 Rev. B1 not working

Vid and pid of the product aren't registered in the driver. lsusb Bus 002 Device 010: ID 2001:3d04 D-Link Corp. usb-devices: Bus=02 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#=10 Spd=480 MxCh=0 Ver=2.01 ...
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Rtl8188ce step by step guide

My problem is that my realtek rtl8188ce not work, I have declared Internet through rj32 cable . I announce accustomed to windows and are completely new to ubuntu . I have not installed driver and I do ...
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Wifi works fine but after a while even though it's connect , no internet

Okay let me explain. I have a Lenovo Z50 70 running Ubuntu 15.04. Everything works great except 2 things. One is if the wifi stays inactive for a while it loses connection with the router even though ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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I have no SOA how to edit the db.domain file

I am in a private network having 192.168.1.0/24 . I have a wireless router, i am providing wifi hotspot to my users with wireless router and i have 100 users in the network. I want to provide name to ...
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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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How do I create a WiFi hotspot sharing wireless internet connection (single adapter)?

I know how to create a hotspot when connected to a wired network, but when I am using internet from a WiFi connection, this disconnects the wireless connection the moment I activate the hotspot. In ...
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Wireless suddenly dropping with a Ralink RT2870

I have a Linksys WUSB600N v1 Dual-Band Wireless-N Network Adapter Ralink RT2870 USB dongle that worked flawlessly in 11.10. Since upgrading, I can't keep a connection for more than five minutes. The ...
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Intel Wireless 7260 card not working at all Ubuntu 15.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, my wifi will not work. I have the Intel 7260 Wireless AC card and my system is saying that the wifi is disabled due to the hardware switch, but I can't turn on ...
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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 Drivers not getting Installed on Ubuntu 14.04.2 Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Mac. I realized that the wifi was not being detected by Ubuntu. Upon googling from another device, I realized that I need to install Drivers in order to get it stared. ...
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Wi-Fi doesn't work with Bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.04

Good day! I have a Dell Inspiron 3542 laptop (Pentium 3558U, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics, Bluetooth 4.0) and Linux Ubuntu 15.04 x64 (stable) freshly installed and updated. My main issue is ...
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Cannot connect to network using a WiFi USB Adapter

This question has been solved. Thank you for all your help. The solution was just to downgrade. Didn't even need to install the OS for it to work, it worked inside the installer. My mother's old ...
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Wireless hardware switch Lenovo G50-30

I wiped Windows 8 upon buying my new lenovo G50-30 laptop. The wireless is turned off by hardware switch. I have used sudo rmmod ideapad_laptop Which works, but I must re-enter the code ...
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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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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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D-Link DWA-127 rev B1 drivers

Did anybody stumble upon this device before and knows where to start looking for drivers? lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 2001:3d04 D-Link Corp. Was searching the Internet for an hour and ...
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Why can't I download the certificate from a wifi network?

Trying to log into my library's network but it keeps saying that I need to designate what certificate to use- the only options are ignore or designate. Designating involves finding some cryptic file ...
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How to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS?

How to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS? All ways will be nice: configs, CLI, GUI - anything.
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Ubuntu can't detect wifi networks on macbookpro 13.3

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general and I'm not sure how to go about setting up my wifi. It doesn't detect any networks. I'm using a late-2013 13.3" macbookpro with retina display, so it doesn't ...