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

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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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cant set wlan0 to mon0 mode only goes to monitor mode

so i dont know if this is supposed to happen but I have my wireless adapter all configured I have a tn wn822n usb thing i got off newegg. airmon-ng only finds something under interface if I connect to ...
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After routine update on 14.04, cannot even SEE internet (no ethernet, no wifi) [duplicate]

I am posting this question from my Windows desktop, because as of this morning my laptop is no longer even an internet accessible device, and doesn't even seem to think it's supposed to be an internet ...
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Ubuntu and Windows won't connect to the internet

I have duel-booted by laptop to run windows and ubuntu and the wifi won't work on either of them. On the windows it is saying that "one or more network protocols are missing on this computer" and on ...
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“Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on Toshiba Satellite P855-335

My Toshiba Satellite p855-335 Notebook wouldn't turn the wireless on. There are several existing threads on Ubuntu Forums which I've tried, for instance: ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 not detected by ubuntu 16.04 Dell Inspiron

Purchased Dell Inspiron and I can't get the network card to work. The network card is picking up SSID but fails to connect to any, so I'm wondering if this is maybe an issue with my router? Output of ...
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Wifi problems with TP-Link WN822N (Ubuntu 13.10)

I am having a bit of trouble with my wifi on Ubuntu 13.10. I've never used Ubuntu or Linux before. I've just installed it on my new pc and I'm using a TP-Link WN822N USB Wireless Network adapter to ...
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WiFi too slow compared to cable internet. Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Wireless card

First I'd like to say that I have searched a lot and tried many things to solve my problem. But nothing seems to work. I have a Dell laptop Inspiron-5448 with Ubuntu 14.04. It is new and Ubuntu came ...
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WI-FI not detected after installing UBUNTU 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I had purchased a new laptop HP 15 AC179 TX which having radio card(RTL8723Be) & as per my plan I was install Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 LTS on it but after installation I was found my wifi is not ...
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No wireless in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Acer Aspire 5110. Wireless connection in 14.10 works fine. In 16.04 no connection. With the same settings. Thanks for any help. Pavel
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Unstable WiFi on Ubuntu14.04.4 LTS (dual booted with windows7)

I dual booted my PC with Ubuntu 14.04.4(trusty), with Windows7 installed first. WiFi worked on Ubuntu for 2 weeks perfectly fine and then became unstable. It connects after rebooting for the first few ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - WiFi WPA2 Personal

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and cannot get wifi configured correctly to work with WPA2 personal and could use some help. There was a simple wizard during install where I selected my SSID ...
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Ralink RT2870 network adapter - Ubuntu 16.04

I'm very new to linux and ubuntu so please bare with me I just purchased a network adapter which according to the driver CD is a RT2870 (It isn't written on the adapter). I've installed other ...
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wifi not working in asus x550cc on ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not able to connect through wi-fi. I have tried out this wifi not working asus x550cc it is hard blocked my asus_nb_wmi is loaded and rfkill list all ...
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Network manager 14.04 continues to disconnect randomly after lib's were upgraded on 2016-05-13

While the disconnection/re-connection problem has gotten less frequent, the network manager continues to disconnect randomly. I've tried three wireless dongles and it still disconnects randomly with ...
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Dell WIfi Not working after 14.04 install

Below is wireless related info extracted from other forum advice. Looks like a kernel issue but I'm clueless how to solve. Thanks for any advice. ########## wireless info START ########## ##### ...
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How can I fix my WPA-EAP certificate problem?

I'm trying to connect my school's WiFi which has WPA-EAP. Everything else can connect to it except my ubuntu machine. I can connect on my HTC ONE X Android, OS X, Windows XP & 7, and iOS devices. ...
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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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WiFi password can be entered but won't connect with no error message

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Windows 7 on my HP Envy m6-1125dx laptop and installed all available updates. It has a built-in wireless card (Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n) and available ...
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WPA/WPA2 Enterprise PEAP connection on RTL8723BE Wi-fi?

I have a problem with my wi-fi connection on Ubuntu Mate 16.04. When I try to connect to my university network, that uses a PEAP-MSCHV2 authentication with identity and password and no ...
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hot-spot wifi with wifi

Sorry by my english Now i live in a big house and when i go to bathroom i cant connect with my wifi, so my question is... Can i extend the signal of my router if my laptop run like a router?? my ...
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Disable Show Password in WiFi Network Connection

WiFi connection management in Ubuntu as option to Show Password. If PC unlocked then someone can check what is the password set for WiFi. Ideally there should not be Show Password option at all. If ...
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Ubuntu send power over usb after internet trigger

So I have a raspberry pi hooked to a motion sensor and WiFi, when it senses movement on the web server it prints a 1 to a file on the server. I would like to have a Ubuntu system receive that signal ...
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Ethernet not showing 16.04

A friend asked me to fix this old dell e1505 laptop. I grabbed a 32 bit version of 16.04 to throw on there. On the live USB run it detected wireless and wired just fine. Now after installing it ...
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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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Wireless not finding networks Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I have been having lots of trouble getting the wireless in my macbook to work. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with GNOME installed. My macbook is mid 2011 13". It just wont detect any networks, and i ...
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Wireless not working when using UBUNTU 13.04 on DELL Precision M6300

I installed UBUNTU 13.04 dual boot with Windows 8. all working perfectly well except my wireless. the wireless does not turn on or off. neither it detects any wireless system. Fn+F2 does not turn on ...
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Has upgraded to 16.04. b43 broadcom driver does not detect BCM4328 (PCI ID b4321) adapter. That works perfectly on 4.2 kernel

Loading module just do nothing. Nothing in dmesg. except this: Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ] wl module works, but as expected, without AP mode.
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How do I “Enable Wi-Fi” on my toolbar if the option disappeared? [duplicate]

Hi so yesterday I was trying to update my wifi drivers but when I rebooted, the option to "Enable wi-fi" disappeared on my toolbar? How do I make it show up again? I have Qualcomm Atheros QC6174a ...
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Wifi randomly disconnects in 16.04

My computer's wifi keeps disconnecting every few minutes. I have to reconnect whenever that happens. What could be the cause of this? My wifi adapter is an Edimax EW-7811Un. (EDIT: This is a USB ...
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Periodic wifi network interuption : Realtek RTL8723be wifi adapter

This problem has occured to me many times before. I connect to my home wifi network and then i can browse pages and download stuff. But after sometime suddenly pages stop loading and downloads get ...
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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 ...
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Ralink MT7601U driver Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get this wifi dongle working on a BBB with Ubuntu 14.04. The adapter can be seen lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. MT7601U Wireless Adapter I have ...
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Wireless Problems Macbook Pro

I have been having lots of trouble getting the wireless in my macbook to work. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with GNOME installed. My macbook is mid 2011 13". It just wont detect any networks, and i ...
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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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Ubuntu Wi-fi driver not working on my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro?? (Qualcomm Atheros QC6174a

How do I install my wifi drivers? There is no option to "Enable Wi-fi" on my toolbar except for "Enable Networking". Any help would be appreciated,. Thanks.
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Not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04

I used all method which available on internet and Ubuntu forum but not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04. I am getting the following error: Failed to activate connection (2) Connection ...
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Wifi problem with one particular SSID

I have a Wifi problem with only one SSID. My internet works with any SSID except one. I used wireless-info script to generate reports: Connection okay Connection not okay How can I fix the ...
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no Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Asus notebook with MEDIATEK MT7630e

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed it today, but the first thing I encounter is that I can only connect to the Internet through wifi. Can someone help me? iwconfig result : eth0 no wireless ...
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How to start ubuntu server with wireless Internet connection?

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever it boots up, it requires a wired connection from a router to complete the boot process. If the connection is not present, it waits for ...
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Wifi signal strength jumping to full, speed to near 0

Frequently when using Ubuntu on my computer (a MacBook Pro 9,1), I will see the Wi-Fi signal strength indicator suddenly jump to full strength (it's usually less than that from where I work). At the ...
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WIFI setup on Raspberry Pi 2 Jessie [on hold]

I know that my question may look like trivial, but I spent 2 weeks for it and don't see any solution. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with EDUP EP-N8508GS wifi dongle and want to setup wifi connection. Here ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu Desktop installed and my wireless card works perfectly. I installed Ubuntu Server and during the install, it asked me which networking interface, I would like to use, and I selected my ...
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Can't find wifi on Ubuntu phone

Got my new meizu pro 5 yesterday. I live in an apartment building with a lot of different WiFi access points. Mine isn't listed. On my ubuntu laptop I can find my WiFi access point in a the 'more ...
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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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USB Netgear adapter not working on 14.04

I am having issues getting my USB Netgear wireless adaptor working. I have tried many threads with no luck so far. The latest thread I tried is this - USB wireless Netgear adapter The last step I ...
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Get the name of installed program

Interface Down. Xubuntu. Is there a Terminal command that will list a program that I newly downloaded from https://github.com/blueman-project/blueman. I'm sure the program is good but it was not what ...
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Wifi not working at a particular range

I've dual booted my Dell Vostro 2520 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 7. Everything seems to work fine on Ubuntu other than wifi (that too at a particular range). Normally there's no problem with the ...
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Intel 7265D wireless driver/firmware ubuntu 16.04

How do I make Intel 7265D wireless firmeware/driver to work on Ubuntu 16.04? There is no network when I live boot into Ubuntu 16.04 & dmesg reported this: Detected Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC ...
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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 ...