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

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no wireless 12.04

Installed 12.04 on HP laptop with wireless hardware switch. Apparently no driver included in 12.04, and can't find one via driver update. Worked fine with 10.04 and Win XP. Seems to me that ...
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How do I enable wireless on a Dell Vostro 3400

I am using Dell Vostro 3400 PC. Previously I was running Ubuntu 11.10 version . Recenty I have upgraded it to 12.04 version. The sad part is wireless is disabled now and I am unable to connect ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Broadcom wireless not working after b43 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a Dell laptop. I was running Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit. During that time wireless was working fine. Yesterday I updated ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not recognising my new wireless “super hub”

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and this is the first time I've reached out and asked for help. Please let me know if you need any more information. I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) ...
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WiFi on Ubuntu 12.04 custom: downloading unbearably slow

iwconfig reports 11 Mbps, yet I've seen as low as <1 KBps. This is the latest in my laundry list of Ubuntu problems in a dual-boot machine (cyberpowerpc custom, intel i7-3820, nvidia gtx 570). I ...
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Stopping system V runlevel compatibility - Stuck on logon screen

My wireless stopped working suddenly and I tried to reinstall the driver. I think that I installed the wrong one and after rebooting I am stuck on Ubuntu login screen. When I try to login Ubuntu ...
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Allowing restricted useres wifi access

Is there a way to allow restricted users/accounts the ability to add a wifi profile and connect to a wifi network?
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04, my Broadcom STA Wireless driver is not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I upgraded my HP DV5-1000US Laptop to Ubuntu 12.04. But I cannot get it connected to the Wireless. I went through the ...
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Dell vostro 1310 touchpad doesn't wotk!

I just installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7 system. Touchpad and wireless don't work. Can anyone help me?
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Enabling bluetooth disconnects wireless

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SONY VAIO VPCSB1Z9E. Wireless and bluetooth are working fine seperately but they won't work at the same time. For example: Wireless is connected and working fine when ...
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How do I get a TP-Link TN-WN727N usb wireless stick working?

Just bought a new TP-LINK tl-wn727n usb thumb drive. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. When I plug the stick in, nothing happens. This may be normal for Linux veterans but as a new Linux user coming ...
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Very slow wireless connection (unrelated to power management) using Netgear N150 WNA1100 in 12.04

I am using a Netgear N150 WNA1100 USB Adapter. The network driver is: ath9k_htc. When I use Ubuntu 12.04 my wireless connection is much slower than when I use the WNA1100 with my Windows 7 ...
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Wifi signal weak while on an HP Pavilion G6

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS along with the standard Windows 7 on my new HP pavillion g6 (AMD). They both work fine but when I am running Ubuntu, the wifi signal strength shows low ...
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How do I use my Ubuntu machine as a bridge to allow an old XP machine internet access?

My ubuntu box is connected to the home network with a G wireless card. My wife wants internet access with an old XP machine for light email and a typing program that links to a database for progress ...
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Wifi problems when I use Bluetooth on my laptop

Whenever I use my Bluetooth on my laptop, which is almost always since I use a bluetooth mouse, my internet speed falls to 1MB/s in the internet panel and almost nothing loads. I'm using the iwlwifi ...
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Wireless not working on an HP 4410s?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, my WIFI stopped working. I have tried many fixes but nothing works. When I click on Install additional drivers, no drivers show up saying "No proprietary drivers are ...
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Wireless on an Acer Aspire 1810T with an Intel 5100AGN works for less than a day, then stops working until reboot [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 1810t with an Intel 5100 AGN wifi card that has performed flawlessly on Ubuntu 10.04. I assumed the stellar wireless support would continue with 12.04 but ...
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How do I get a Dell Wireless 1350 adapter working?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1150 that has a dell branded wireless adapter. It says firmware missing and does not allow me to use wifi. However I can connect with a ethernet ...
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How do I slow down my wireless mouse?

I set the pointer speed in System Setting as low as possible and it is still way too fast. It is a logitech M185 and I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I have the same mouse with my Mac Mini and it isn't ...
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Wireless network cannot be enabled for Sony VAIO E series [closed]

I cannot use the wireless network from my Sony VAIO E series laptop. My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Please help.
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A well-supported wireless PCI adapter for Ubuntu 12.04?

I need a PCI wireless adapter that works well with Ubuntu 12.04. I have looked around on the web but a lot of the information is out-of-date or confusing. Could someone point me to a wireless PCI ...
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Wireless not working with an Atheros AR9285

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and found my wireless card is not detected by OS. I tired to detect it by network manager but still it is not get output of the required command: toor@Linux:~$ sudo ...
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How do I share my Wi-Fi via Wi-Fi Direct on my laptop?

On Windows, my laptop's wireless card had the ability to share its own internet by Wi-Fi Direct. I could connect by laptop to other devices via Intel's My Wi-Fi program, which I believe uses Wi-Fi ...
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Can't find wireless networks - Netgear WN311B, 12.04

I'm using a Netgear WN311B PCI wireless adapter on my desktop. The device works without problems under Windows (dual boot). I have enabled the Broadcom STA wireless drivers in "Additional Drivers". ...
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WiFi doesn't work since 11.10 thought it would be fixed on 12.04

My wireless adapter is RTL8191SEvB. The driver which has been working was the rtl819xSE, but when I upgraded to 11.10, it just stopped working and nothing changed after upgrading to 12.04. I really ...
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Slow wireless with an Intel 4965

I just installed 12.04LTS and the wifi became extremely slow. When I booted back to windows the wifi became normal again. This happened the first time when I upgraded 10.10 to 11.04, so I stopped ...
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Can't get external wifi antenna to work, or find one that works

I have an external wifi antenna (alfa), which worked with windows but not with ubuntu. My computer is a small laptop eee pc. The antenna plugs in usb. Supposedly I have the driver for it, but I am ...
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Wireless keeps asking for password

I just installed 12.04 on my old ibook G3 (Since I wiped the HDD) Now luckily I have a WiFi Ethernet bridge on my PC to give the ibook Internet. But even when it is connected to eth0 (LAN) it keeps ...
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D'Link Wireless DWA-140 speeds are crippled on 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit dualbooting Windows 7. My issue is with my D'Link DWA 140 RangeBooster N Adapter. Apparently it uses the RaLink chip. lsmod | grep ^rt gives: rt2800usb ...
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Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 not working with 12.04

Here is the information I was able to gather, if you need more just ask : uname -r 3.2.0-24-generic lspci Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (revision 35) cat /etc/network/intefaces ...
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Broadcom Wireless not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and my wireless isn't working anymore. Here is some information about the system: $ cat /etc/modprobe.d/* | grep bcm # Warning: This file is autogenerated by bcmwl. All ...
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Wireless was disabled?

I downloaded version 11.04 and it does not find the drivers to install and can not even find anything on google to fix this problem. thought I was my wireless did not work on linux, but I downloaded ...
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12.04 & 11.10 macbook pro issues. Trackpad and Mouse aren't working. Can't login or boot from cd

I just updated my macbook to 12.04 LTS and upon install my wi-fi wasn't working or even showing up for that matter. I then downgraded to 11.10 via booting from an install disc. Upon downgrading to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 caused Dell d620 wireless to not work [duplicate]

I was running 11.xx with the internal b43 wireless. I have followed all the suggested install b43-fwcuttter firmware-b43-installer etc. removed blacklist.conf entry for b43 removed ...
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D-Link DWA-125 Wireless network card not working after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and now the wireless network card D-Link DWA-125 doesn't work. I have the drivers from the official website, But neither recognized during installation. iwconfig: lo ...
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Wireless problem after suspending my Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem, once I have resumed from suspend the wireless stops working, and I don't seem to be able to restart it again.
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Wireless connects, but no internet access

I have a new instalation on a new Dell laptop (i7 8GB RAM). I find my network and successfully connect to it, but then when I open a browser, it acts like I don't have an internet connection. Please ...
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Routing the printing through wireless, rest through LAN [closed]

I am connected to the LAN and the wireless. The LAN allots an IP of the form 10.x.x.x while the wireless allots and IP of the form 192.168.x.x. I can not change the IP of the LAN as it is a managed ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to keep the correct routing table?

Ubuntu sets a wrong routing table if the router is switched off and on again: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0 ...
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How do I fix slow wireless on Intel wireless cards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix slow Wi-Fi on Thinkpads or other machines with Intel wireless cards? After hours of searching the Internet for a solution for extremely slow WiFi connection ...
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Dell Upgrade to 13.04 & 13.10 No wifi, graphic card driver and bluetooth Problem?

(Dell inspiron m5040 Upgrade to 12.04 LTS from 11.10 wifi wont work and has two bluetooth icons?) Old title of post! No Wifi/Bluetooth Problem. "Both Fixed", see below comments for bluetooth fix and ...
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How do I get a Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter working?

Hi ask ubuntu my wireless is not working so here is my info : System Using : Lenovo Z570 $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any ...
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Upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 now wireless does not work.

When I try to install addition driver that is required this error message comes up:- "Sorry, the installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: ...
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I just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Now my DCM4313 wireless card isn't working. Help?

I've tried everything I can think of and used all the official documentation to try to fix it but nothing is working. What gives? Would a clean install work? Anyone have a suggestion? PS. I'm not that ...
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Creating a hotspot in Lubuntu

I am trying to make a hotspot in Lubuntu. The problem is that I can't seem to connect to it. after creating the hotspot how do I activate it? Do I click on "Connect to Hidden Wireless Network" ? I ...
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Lower level of wireless signal on an Intel Centrino Wireless-N + Wimax 6150

I am sitting next to my router and I don't see full wireless signal since I upgraded from ubuntu 11.04 64bit to ubuntu 12.04 and I noticed more battery usage in my laptop , since I upgraded . (that ...
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Restarted computer during update; “the system network service is not compatible with this version”

Yesterday I upgraded my Ubuntu by SSH but before I finished it, I restarted my computer. I know that was not very smart. Anyway now I don't have internet connection, the WiFi or Ethernet is not ...
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Unable to access network. How do I install the wi-fi drivers for my laptop?

I'm typing this with a laptop containing windows 7 in the hard drive, but I use my 500gb hard drive with ubuntu 12.04LTS on it as well. I can't seem to connect to the internet through ethernet due ...
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Wireless doesn't work reliably on an Acer Aspire 8930 with an Intel wifi link 5100

2 days ago I've upgraded my ubuntu to 12.04. It's running dual boot with windows 7 on an acer aspire 8930 which has a intel wifi link 5100. I now have wifi problems where it constantly switches on ...
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Wireless connection disconnects and reconnects with a Netgear WNA1000

Ever since I made the permanent switch from Vista to Ubuntu i've had wireless connectivity problems. From watching the network manager when it disconnects it seems like it turns off the receiver for ...