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

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driver management software dosen't show anything(Kubuntu)

I was having some problems with my wifi and i decided to check the drivers i have installed using the driver management software in the system settings in kubuntu.but for some reason it dosen't ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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BCM43228 does not work since kernel 3.15.xx

Since yum update, wifi is disconnected. rfkill list returned: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no I saw that I have to rmmod a module I don't remember and I did it and ...
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kernel panic occured after installing wifi driver

I have exactly this problem. I retype some of it in case link goes offline. I have notebook lenovo E540. I think I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (didn't check) and kernel 3.13.0-35. My wifi stoped working after ...
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How to get WiFi not working on Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 notebook?

Issuing lspci -vnn gave me this (relevant) output: 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) I don't know how to proceed in order to get it ...
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Wireless card unstable on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running powertop --auto-tune

I guess that the wireless power save option that is set by powertop might cause some problems? I had this, that after some up-time my wireless card stopped working, and I had to stop WiFi and restart ...
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Wifi Problems with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 on Ubuntu 12.04

So I have searched high and low and nothing seems to work. I bought this Lenovo p500 IdeaPad, got rid of Windows8 and threw Ubuntu 12.04 on here. My Centrino Wireless-N 2230 card seems to be giving ...
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Linksys AC 580 wireless usb adapter not working

I recently purchased a Linksys wireless AC 580 dual band, model AE6000. I was told that there were many problems with wireless usb using linux. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 lts. But I figured I could give ...
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Wifi disabled, no hardware switch available, rfkill list reads “Hard Blocked” anyway on an Acer Aspire One [duplicate]

Somehow, my nephew (who destroys everything he touches) has managed to disable the wifi on his Acer Aspire One series netbook (Model #ZG5). It's running 14.04 LTS (32-bit). rfkill list indicates ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch on an Asus X550V

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ASUS X550V laptop. This is my rfkill list: 0: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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12.04 doesn't recocognize WIFI on Acer Extensa 5620Z

i have a acer extensa 5620z laptop and after installing 12.04 i noticed that it doesn't recognize it's wifi chipset (Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN) . Do i need to install additional drivers ? if ...
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Problems with Internet connectivity with Belkin N150 wireless router on Ubuntu 12.04

This question might not be directly related to problems in Ubuntu, but I am still posting this here because it is possible that someone might know of a solution. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and am using ...
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VPN fails to connect automatically?

Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop x64 I have a laptop that I need to connect to my VPN server(openvpn). The VPN is marked "allow all users to connect" and all of my wifi connections are marked "automatically ...
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Wireless connection is very slow

I installed Kubuntu on my new HP-15 laptop that I just got. Initially the wireless connection was working well, but about two days ago I noticed a decline in the speed of the wireless connection. When ...
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Wifi connected but no internet

i hope someone can help me with this, it was the story of today for me: Everything was going ok and my internet worked perfectly for every device I had (computer, tablet, phone) except for my two ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi problems with N-6235

I am complete noob with ubuntu so bear with me. I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my samsung series 9, and have consistent wifi problems being very slow and disconnecting. amd@amd-Satellite-A305D:~$ uname ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Network problems (wireless and DNS)

I have seen a very similar problem on post: Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install but with no clear answer and my problem is related to Ubuntu 14.04, another particularity is that this problem started ...
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Wifi Hardware Blocked on Lenovo G50-30

I own Lenovo G50-30 with Ubuntu 14.04 (x32). I have just a little problem with my wifi. When I tried: sudo rfkill list get Result as, 0 : ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 now Wi-Fi doesn't work

My laptop's Wi-Fi stopped working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 (wired works). I just reinstalled 12.04 over my old 12.04 on which Wi-Fi didn't work either in an attempt to restore any settings I ...
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How to manage network in packet and out packet?

Looking for solution for Ubuntu system, I had a Computer with 2 different internet connection and 2 IP address. One is static Ip address where second is dyanamic Ip address. Want to receive request ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10

I went through loads of posts looking for an answer to my WiFi problems but can't seem to fix it. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed and WiFi worked fine with no issues whatsoever but then I upgraded to ...
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i cannot detect wireless on my dell inspiron 3421 using ubuntun12.10

i just istall ubuntu in my DELL inspiron 3421, cannot detect any wireless, internet only using cable. please share your info, thank you.
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Install reliance Driver software in ubuntu 14.04

I'm Using Huawei ec 150 dongle. I need to install driver software It is quiet a big task for begineers in linux. So i took this matter over here. EDIT Output of lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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WiFi interface doesn't come up

All of sudden, my builtin Wifi interface on the laptop (HP Pavilion dv7, running Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0-64-generic) won't come up. # ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi problems and blinking

I'm new to ubuntu and i'm having all sorts of problems, My wifi connection is super slow and intermittent, sometimes it randomly disconnects so I was wondering how do I go about to update the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS won't accept wifi password

Have installed all updates and upgrades. Wifi worked on my campus that has no wifi password, but when I attempt to connect to home network (with correct password) it waits a few seconds and finally ...
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Netgear N300 WNA3100 Install Ubuntu 13.04

I've never used Ubuntu before so I am completely lost with what to do. I bought a Netgear N300 (WNA3100) wireless adapter card a few months ago after my old card stopped working. I decided to ...
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WiFi regularly fails on high traffic

My FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N (connected to a Fritz!Box 6360 Cable) seems to kill the wifi connection on high traffic loads - I can't even do an apt-get upgrade, because the network collapses in the ...
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S.O.S: A stubborn case of 14.04 wifi problem!

I've been sufferring ever since I installed a fresh version of Trusty 64-bit on Acer Aspire 1410 netbook (Intel Celeron, Centrino N-1000 wifi device) Problem: unable to reconnect to wifi until total ...
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How to connect my Wireless Epson WF-2540 to my laptop that is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop a couple of months ago. I just bought a Wireless Epson WF-2540 all in one (printer, scanner, fax, and copier) a week ago. I have the printer hooked up to ...
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WPA2 Enterprise not an option for WiFi security settings in Network Manager

I'm trying to connect to a WiFi network at my university, and WPA2 enterprise is not an option in my WiFi settings. Any ideas of what package to install for this option? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Wireless not connecting automatically

My wireless is working fine, but when I login, it does not connect automatically, I have to select it from the list each and every time to use it. Even though the connect automatically option is ...
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No wireless networks found in wicd

I have a laptop ThinkPad Edge E430, with Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS installed on it. I'm using wicd to manage my networks. My wired network works just fine, but I can't detect any wireless network ("no ...
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Wireless Drivers for Broadcom BCM 4321 (14e4:4329) will not stay connected to a wireless network

So, I'm not necessary new to Linux, I just never took the time to learn it, so please, bare with me. I just swapped out one of my wireless cards from one computer to another. This wireless card in ...
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very slow wifi after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

I upgraded yesterday from ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 and now my wifi connection is incredibly slow. ping google.com takes upto 270 ms with 46% packet loss edit: It appears that this issue is ...
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how to enable drivers for BCM43142

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 17R 5720. My OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I was using WiFi before but one day it stopped working. Outputs of some commands: enedil@enedil-Dell:~$ lspci -k | grep -A2 Broadcom ...
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Can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I am on an intranet that is not connected to the internet and a wifi router with connection to the Internet. When am connected to the router, I can browse the Internet but cannot browse my LAN with my ...
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wireless not working on ubuntu version 14.01 after the update [on hold]

i've installed ubuntu 14.01.1 update and the wireless connection stopped working i do not know what to do. please help. it's a dell laptop inspiron 15
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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how to resolve the hard block issue in my wifi completely?

my as us laptop has a hard block "WIFI" issue,some how i find the command to resolve this issue,after entering the command and after suspending the system ,the problem is resolved. the command i ...
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Intel wireless 7260 driver crashes, how do I work around it?

I'm having problems with the Wifi on my Xubuntu 13.10 and my new Lenovo X240 laptop. Sometimes the driver crashes. lspci|grep -i wi 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev ...
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Time Warner Wifi not working in ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. Ubuntu works well when I connect to router via ethernet and other wifi. But in Times Warner Wifi I always get an authentication error.
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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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Connect to wireless internet through terminal without external programs to set up a server [on hold]

Ok. Here's the deal. I have a computer that does display desktop, only terminal. So through terminal, I need to connect to the internet (Long story). I would like a single command if possible like: ...
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How can I speed up finding available wifi networks?

I'm using Unity with Ubuntu 14.04, and there's no manual refresh button for wifi networks that I can find. So when I click on the wifi icon in the upper right, I just have to wait for it to get around ...
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Unable to locate packages [on hold]

while trying to install any software or driver or anything I am getting this `Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate ...
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Connect to my College's WPA from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and am running it on a Sony Vaio VGN-CR12OE. It is the only operating system. I am trying to connect to my college's WPA WiFi. My settings for this WiFi connection are as ...
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wifi usb adapter [duplicate]

I installed abuntu Linux 14.04 and I am not able to connect to wifi. I put the installation disk for the Wi-Fi adapter in. It dosent open the installation package like it would on windows xp. It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Disable automatic network connection until after login

So I recently connected to my university's network for the first time using Ubuntu. After configuring it to correctly work with PEAP, it will now prompt me to login using my credentials on the login ...