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

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Share WiFi signal wirelessly with sony wireless card

I run Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio that, when I used Windows, had the ability to share my WiFi with up to 5 other devices wirelessly. Is there any way to get that same functionality now or am I stuck using ...
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Ubuntu. No Ethernet. No wireless. No optical drive. How to install wireless drivers?

Ok. Got a PC for Christmas, but I had to build it myself. Now, it doesn't have an optical drive, so I can't just put the disk with the drivers in and get them in. I also don't have ethernet or ...
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Bridge on Ubuntu 14.04

I found on the below page: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/man5/bridge-utils-interfaces.5.html instructions to setup a bridge between eth0 and wlan0. In particular, my system should ...
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No wireless networks shown on Kubuntu Plasma 5

I recently got a new laptop and am setting up linux on it. I'm running off of a liveusb for Kubuntu (the new Plasma 5), and don't see (in the desktop UI) any support for wifi. The network manager ...
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
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sudo apt-get update makes the wifi connection crash

When I run sudo apt-get update, I got the following output Hit http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main i386 Packages Hit http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted Translation-en Hit ...
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How to create WiFi Hotspot when connected to wireless network in Ubuntu 14.04 with 2 network adapters?

I followed this guide [KDE's network manager] http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ but this is for wired connection. How can i create a wifi hotspot ...
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no internet at all

Hi after installing the version 14.04 lts I have no internet access (wifi and wire) even though spending loads of time browsing and following all the steps in order to sort this out. My wireless is a ...
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NetworkManager doesn't ask password

My network manager doesn't ask me a password when I try connect to the network. When I click "Connect" nothing happens. I reinstalled it but it didn't help.
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Lenovo g5030 not having any hardware switch for wifi or bluetooth after installing ubuntu 14.04

In rfkill it shows wifi is hard block and bluetooth is also hardblock. Bluetooth soft unlock is working but wifi soft unlock is not working. Bios wifi is enabled. Can any body help me fix this?
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Cant enable wifi on asus

Today I installed Ubuntu ( along side windows 8.1 ) onto my laptop and when the computer starts up. I notice that I cannot click on the Enable Wifi. I also went into network settings and tried to turn ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo G 50-30

I am facing problem to enable wifi on my Lenovo G50-30 Below are the command out put please help me out lspci | grep -i wireless 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Problems with Wifi access through D-LINK 600M

I have this peculiar problem of WiFi access only through my D-LINK 600M router in Ubuntu. Here is how I have arrived at the conclusion: I can access the WiFi through the router on Windows On ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problem with network bandwidth limit

I have a problem with my internet bandwidth on WiFi. Currently I have two computers: one with ubuntu 14.04 and second with Windows7. On my Ubuntu machine when I try to download something I always have ...
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Xubuntu can´t connect wireless to internet

Computer: Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo P2510 (6-7 years old) Os: Win XP Pro Computer safty: F-Secure 2014 Wireless Internet: Telia Huawei E5776 4G WiFi router (The router is ok and works with my ...
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wlan0 has vanished

i installed some programs recently and my wlan0 interface has disappeared. i'm on debian 7, not ubuntu, but hopefully close enough for the solutions to be the same. the wifi light still comes on (its ...
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Listing DEVICES connected in HOTSPOT through Terminal

I connect my hotspot through ap-hotspot and I can see the notifications pop out displaying new device connected , device disconnected. (Because I want to learn about priveliges for access to use or ...
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Very slow, intermittent WiFi speeds with 14.04 and Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the harddisk of a Lenovo Y650 Ideapad laptop. The wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh]. Initially I could not connect to any ...
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How do I get wireless Wake-on-Lan work with an Intel 5100 AGN?

How can I make a wireless wol with Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN from a hp laptop ?
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Can't connect to WiFi after suspend

After resuming from suspend, the Network Manager detects my WiFi signal, but eventually gives up when trying to connect to it. These fixes did not work: $ sudo restart network-manager $ sudo nmcli ...
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wireless not detected in 14.04 fresh install

I did a fresh install of 14.04 and now my wireless is not working. I don't see it in the status bar. Using unity desktop. 03:00.0 network controller [0280]: broadcom Bcm43228 802.11a/b/g/n ...
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WiFi 📶 is not been showing under available networks

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB as a live session user. I am facing problem with my Wi-Fi When I select the panel applet, it doesn't shows up my wifi name but others of my neighbours. On the other ...
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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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Slow internet on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Vaio FitFlip Laptop and I dual booted it with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is, when I'm in another room where the wireless signal is not really strong, the Internet connection goes really ...
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Ubuntu does not detect wifi/bt combo card BCM4330 (AP6383)

I am working with a Zotac pi320. In Windows 8.1, the buit-in (sdio) wifi card is detected and shown in detailed device settings as a broadcom 4330. Secondary research confirms this, with a teardown ...
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How to remove BSSID from wpa_cli blacklist?

I've searched everywhere and couldn't find a manual that would mention the blacklist command let alone how to remove an AP from the blacklist.
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Bluetooth receiver doesn't appear in sound options 14.04

I've got a SMK Link Nano Dongle Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR Bluetooth adapter for my Acer Aspire. I've got an Onkyo receiver with Bluetooth capabilities. I've got it both paired and connected with my ...
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Two Wifi Icons in Panel

I have the exact problem in 13.10 as this user Why are there two Wifi indicators in the panel?. Here are some screenshots: Here are some screenshots from another user: ...
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Wifi is not Working in my Asus Laptop on ubuntu 14.10

After installing ubuntu 14.10, my wifi is not working Here are some outputs of command : Output of ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:eb:e8:17:3b:76 inet ...
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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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How to make my wifi network re-connect after it loses connection?

I have setup my wireless network like this: /etc/network/interfaces auto lo auto wlan0 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.70 netmask ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wireless constantly disconnects

i installed ubuntu 14.04 and not my wifi occasionally disconnect and i have to turn it off then back on to get wifeless again Centrino Wireless-N 1030 this is what i am using
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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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my wireless network is not working. i have my wireless info results. what should i do next?

http://paste.ubuntu.com/9628874/ This is the link to my wireless script info file. I do not know how to proceed further. I tried updating my network drivers but it didnt work.
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wifi not getting detected in my HP pavilion 15-N011TU having ubuntu 12.04

I brought a new HP pavilion laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 in it. However the problem is , that is not detecting any wireless connections. Wired connection on the other hand works fine. I tried many things ...
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wifi adatper on Dell Inspiron 1012m stopped working

I bought a Dell Inspiron 1012m for my mother-in-law. Thanks to others, a virus so corrupted the OS (Windows) I had to reformat the harddrive. I installed Ubuntu 12 (updated to 14). It had been ...
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reinstall wireless driver [on hold]

My network center is not displaying any wireless connections even though I know there are several in the area. I am trying to reinstall my wireless driver with the hopes that I can get it working. ...
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Help Drivers Wifi [on hold]

Okay so I just installed unbuntu 14.04 but I cannot connect to the internet. I have a computer that needs a wifi stick but it will not let me download the driver. I am a newb to unbuntu. I have always ...
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I can see all wireless connections but cannot connect. Asus ubuntu 14.04

I can see the list of all wireless networks but when I click the connect button - nothing happens. Wired connection works fine. Also I have a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8 and WiFi works ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot connect to my wi-fi on ubuntu

just yesterday I installed a copy of Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 8.1. I was at my relative's house yesterday, and the Wi-Fi there worked on both Windows and Ubuntu. Now I'm home and I cannot ...
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Wireless network disconnects and is inconsistent. (14.04)

I recently built my desktop and am new to linux. I wanted to try it out and am generally satisfied, but I am experiencing inconsistent internet disconnects. Sometimes it will be about once every few ...
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Netgear WNDA-3100 Wifi adapter driver install [duplicate]

I have a netgear wnda3100. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have been trying to install the drivers for it for 2 hours now. The official documentaion says to go to System>Administration>Drivers but ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Inspiron 1520 (WiFi not working)

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 that is rather finicky and had Windows XP installed on it. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail", and since, I haven't been able to get the WiFi to work. It ...
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Wifi dropping on Lenovo G50-70

I'm having problems with my WiFi on a Lenovo G50-70 which uses the Realtek RTL8723BE chip. After a certain time it drops. I then have to reboot the whole system to get the Wifi functioning again. ...
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Xubuntu - Logitech presenter works only partialy

I have 2 old Logitech presenters, older and newer. Both worked under Ubuntu 10.10. Now I have Xubuntu 14.04 and older presenter works good, but new only partialy (only PgUp/PgDown, not F5 and dot.) ...
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Wireless Mouse M545 Logitech [duplicate]

I would like to bind my Side buttons to keys but smart pointer only lets me bind basic keys Default settings 6 = Start screen 7 = Show desktop I want to change these to 6 = ...
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installing Lubunto/linux on laptop wireless not working— broadcom 802.11n?

I am using an acer v5-471 laptop with 8gb ram, windows is laggy and I want to switch to linux, I took a particular interest in kali and downloaded it on a usb and booted it, it worked fine but the ...
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I can't connect to Internet at all in Ubuntu 12.04

My wireless connection doesn't work. I've tried this Ubuntu documentation on wireless and I've gotten no results . Previously, I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 with VMware and the wireless connection ...
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No wifi networks detected

I just got an older macbook air from a friend and it was running a bit slow so I decided to use Ubuntu! I have used Ubuntu in the past but I'm sort of a newbie so please bear with me. When I ...
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I can download with torrent, but I can't open any site

I'm connecting a Wi-Fi that owned by a student dorm(hostel). I can't open any site in any browser, even localhost when I connect to that Wi-Fi, but I can download with torrent in the same time. Also ...