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

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How to fix slow wireless with Intel 4965 AGN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Slow wireless with an Intel 4965 We run Ubuntu 12.04, 32bit, with the current kernel 3.2.27-generic on an MSI EX700. I've already added the 11n_disable=1 tweek, without ...
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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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Why is Wifi not working on my HP laptop?

The wireless card is not working but the Internet is working good with Ethernet cable. The output of lspci is : 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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Wireless configuration using /etc/network/interfaces documentation

I followed the tutorial here and was able to properly configure my network: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202834&page=181 I know of the documentation in /usr/share/doc/wireless-tools/...
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Ubuntu 12.04, sony vaio T11, no hardware wifi button, networkmanager “enable wireless” unavailable

My Sony Vaio T11 does not have a hardware button to enable/disable wifi. When I disable wifi in NetworkManager and reboot "enable wireless" is not available (grayed out) in Networkmanager. $>rfkill ...
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Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to connect my desktop (running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) to an Airport Extreme Base Station by using an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter. I plugged it in, turned on the desktop, and the adapter ...
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Cannot connect to Internet in 12.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite l655-s5105 and have Ubuntu 12.04. I have been working with it for almost a year now and it worked perfectly. I believe I updated some packages and the next time I turned ...
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Why can't I change my MAC address?

Here's what I got: audrianore@HP-Mini-210-1000:~$ sudo airmon-ng stop eth1 [sudo] password for audrianore: Interface Chipset Driver eth1 Unknown wl (monitor mode disabled) ...
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What usb wifi adapter can be used to watch streamed movies without disconnecting every 10 mins?

I currently use a USB wifi adapter with chipset Realtek RTL8192SU. It works with no extra drivers to install in Ubuntu 64 bit 11.04. Under a light load it works fine. But when trying to watch ...
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Wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with Ubuntu 12.04 i have been trying ...
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How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card?

The built-in wifi card in my laptop (Dell XPS M1330) is crap, pretty much. I have an Asus USB wifi card which is significantly better, and it works fine. What I'd like to do is disable the built-in ...
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Wifi not working after installing updates on 12.04 LTS

Yesterday, I've installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS (using Windows installer WUBI) on my Samsung NP300E4Z-A06IN laptop. At first everything was fine. But it showed that there were some updates ...
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TP-LINK tl-wn727n installation

I have a TP-LINK tl-wn727n wireless adapter and have been trying to install it for nearly a week now. I'm new to Ubuntu and need help. If anyone could post an idiot guide on installing this thing I ...
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how to share WIFI internet to LAN port?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 I have internet in mobile then create hotspot for access internet in laptop. Now main thing is that how can I share that to LAN(eth0). Path of internet Mobile WIFI -->...
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Installation of Realtek USB Wifi dongle

I want to install a USB WiFi dongle under 12.04. I already searched the net for help, but did not find anything that helped. The dongle is a Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188SU 802.11n WLAN ...
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Realtek 2800 wireless card DISABLED while not shown as blocked

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my desktop, but when I start up the computer the wireless doesn't work. I know this is a popular question, I did a search and people seems to have trouble with ...
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Very strange bug in Ubuntu (introduced in recent months' updates) [closed]

I have been using my ThinkPad x200 with Ubuntu since I bought it several yeas ago, every time doing a clean install when switching versions instead of upgrading one on top of the other. I have never ...
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Dell Precision M65 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a USB stick and am having problems getting the wireless networking to function ...
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How to know which network is connected?

How can I see using command-line whether I am connected to network using eth0, eth1 or wln0 etc? Well, to elaborate, I have a desktop sidebar which I installed using program "conky". This sidebar has ...
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How do I make the LED stop blinking during network activity with an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN?

I have a hp laptop. It has a network switch that allows to disable wireless networking. It is blue when working, orange when not working. At least, that's what it was with 10.04. Now it is blue when ...
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Macbook Pro wifi won't work

I opened xdiganose and it told me to go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware in order to download and install the wireless driver. I followed the instructions for Ubuntu ...
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Acer laptop, Intel 2200BG, wireless “disabled by hardware switch” irrespective of switch position

I have the problem that on my old Acer Travelmate292 the wireless hardware switch has stopped working a couple releases ago. It worked fine in Windows. BIOS is at the latest version, the switch is ...
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Wireless keeps disconnecting after a while with a WNDA3100v2

I have an WNDA3100v2 wireless USB dongle, which I got working via the ndiswrapper. But randomly it disconnects. Then to get it working I have to pullout the USB adapter and plug it back in. I search ...
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Wireless card causes ubuntu 12.04 to freeze on startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a TP-Link TL-WN851ND wireless card. Every time I start up, anywhere between 0 and 60 seconds after the login screen appears, the computer freezes ...
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Why isn't aircrack identifying my wireless interface?

I have installed aircrack and when trying to identify a wireless network interface (after executing /sbin/iwconfig in the terminal) I get the following. lo no wireless extensions. eth1 ...
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E: Unable to locate package airodump-ng

So I have installed aircrack-ng and now trying to install airodump-ng but I am getting the following error message. E: Unable to locate package airodump-ng Question is, do I still need airdump if I ...
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Wi-Fi doesn't work well , disconnect (but connected) every 10 minutes

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (with all drivers updated). I'm connected to my wireless router, everything works well, but after 10 minutes using Firefox / Chrome / Skype / transmission the connection is ...
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Wireless firmware on late 2011 macbook pro. Can't connect to wireless

I dual booted ubuntu with my macbookpro. When I installed the os it worked fine and the only problem is that i can't connect to wireless. It works fine if i hard wire it but i can't get the right ...
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AR9285 Wireless (Yet another) on Acer Aspire One 532h-2676

There are literally hundreds of questions with people asking about this wireless device on askubuntu.org. I've spent about 12 hours trying to get it working, to no avail. It's time to solicit some ...
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How to get my AE1000 adapter to work?

So I am so frustrated because my wireless netowrk is not getting picked up by my laptop so I put my AE1000 cisco adapter in it but it needs the driver to make it work! How do I get it to work? If you ...
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Problem removing 3G mobile broadband dongle on 12.04

I recently upgraded my 3G mobile broadband dongle to a newer model. Ubuntu recognizes it and I can connect/disconnect with no trouble. The problem comes when I try to safely remove the drive by right ...
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Wired/Wirless Connection not available after Ubuntu 12.04 install on Win7

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a NTFS partition on my Windows 7 machine. After installation Ubuntu will not connect to a network either Wired or Wireless. Windows 7 Networks work fine. Ubuntu recognizes ...
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Proprietary Drivers Required for my Lenovo Edge 320

Sooo...I have ordered myself a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 320. I'm realy excited about the Laptop and about trying Ubuntu. I'm completly new to linux. So i did find out that the laptop is certified for ...
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Why does my Atheros AR9285 connect at only 65 Mbits/sec?

I have an ASUS K53E laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04. Love it, the only OS so far which doesn't give me problems! Anyway, my wireless network adapter is pretty much crap. It runs at only 65 Mbit/s, while ...
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Intallation of Netgear N300 Wireless adapter on Dell Latitude D830

Can anybody assist me with installing a Netgear N300 Wireless Adapter? I've read you need the windows driver for it, but how do you get the windows driver? I've got the CD, but it wont run.
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Can the Amazon Kindle work with my Ubuntu hotspot?

I wanted to use my Ubuntu laptop here as a hotspot for my Kindle (v3.3) But when I scan the wireless network on my Kindle and select to connect to the ubuntu wireless hotspot, then my kindle says its ...
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How do I get Clear Wireless to work on Ubuntu? Is there a solution?

I have seen quite a few posts on this issue but no solutions I could find. Does anyone know of a way to get a connection using Clear. I really don't want to give up using ubuntu but it seems like I ...
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Possible to suspend via lan?

I've already set up wake on LAN (via WIFI local network) and I am able to wake my Ubuntu machine via local network (from Windows 7 laptop using WakeOnLan from Magick Packet). Is there a way to ...
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Wireless Card Driver for Dell Mini 1012 using Ubuntu 12.04 not detected?

I have tried every solution given on the forums and the original "Wireless Card Driver for Dell Mini 1012 using Ubuntu 12.04?" question here in Ask Ubuntu and I am still not able to get my wireless ...
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How do I install wireless drivers for Ralink RT5370 offline?

little problem i want to transfer from my windows to ubuntu because its amazing but my wireless usb isnt picked up on ubuntu so its completely offline and i dont know how to download or transfer the ...
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Not getting wireless icon , not even wifi visible , wireless button is on

i am using compaq presario v 3000 tu laptop . today i have installed 12.04 ubuntu . but very sad i was not able to connect through wifi . for me it's useless without wifi . tried lot of command ...
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Wifi not working if starting or waking up from suspend on battery power

All, I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit on a Lenovo X220. I've bought this model on purpose as the hardware is known to perform well in 11.10 64 bit (see here) and indeed I did not have ...
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How to install a `.deb` package, when the install button is disabled?

I am trying to install this deb package http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/utils/b43-fwcutter but whenever I doubleclick it the install button is disabled. I don't have internet connection.
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network fails when rebooting

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server with lxde installed onto it. My computer is a HP Pavilion ze2000 which happens to have the broadcom wireless card. [Output]: lspci -nn | grep 14e4 05:02.0 Network ...
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broadcom bcm4318 [airforce one 54g] losing connection

I've done everything in the ubuntu forums and in ask ubuntu and I got it working the wifi. the wifi card is an broadcom bcm4318 [airforce one 54g] on a acer aspire 3630. But the wireless connection ...
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Drivers for Realtek wireless module for Toshiba C850-A965?

I just bought a new Toshiba system, and before installing Ubuntu, I tried it out on a live CD. Unfortunately, Ubuntu doesn't recognize any wireless adapter. $ sudo lshw -c network *-network ...
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WiFi connected to router, but no internet connection

I just got a new notebook, a ThinkPad Edge E530, and installed Ubuntu on it. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. On the same laptop, running Windows 7, the Wi-Fi connection works fine. Ethernet connection works ...
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Wireless card power management

I have noticed that when my computer in plugged in, the wireless strength increases. I'm assuming this is to do with power management. Is there a way to disable Wireless Power Management? I have ...
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knetworkmanager not starting at all

It seems that my knetworkmanager is not starting anymore. Read: In KDE4's sys tray I don't have a icon to manage my networks. Also when starting it from terminal or kick off menu literally "nothing" ...
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Why is wireless slow with Atheros AR9285?

I know there are many posts like this, however none of the fixes I have found have worked. I had the issue on 11.04, and after having no luck fixing it decided to try 12.04 however this has not ...