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

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How do I get an Atheros AR242 / AR542 wireless card working?

I am brand new to ubuntu as a laptop platform. As a developer I've used it as an app server but with minimal interaction. So, I recently took my windows laptop and installed the latest 12.04 package. ...
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Why is my Internet connection randomly dropping?

Ever since I have installed 12.04 (clean install not an upgrade), I have been having a drop in the Internet connection. The drop in the connection can be anything from 15 seconds to about 3 mins, and ...
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How can I change an Atheros wireless NIC region (regulatory domain) in Ubuntu?

There is a CONFIG_ATH_USER_REGD variable in OpenWrt that allows the user to override the default settings of the wireless NIC. Unfortunately grepping the Arch kernel config doesn't seem to have that, ...
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Slow speeds when using D-Link DWA-140

I've been trying to get my D-Link DWA-140(H/W working properly for quite some time. I've tried several guides including: D'Link Wireless DWA-140 speeds are crippled on 12.04 but I still have slow ...
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Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to work after installing updates from the update manager

I have wireless Internet access and it worked well on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS until today, when I installed updates from the Update Manager. After the reloading of the computer the sign of Internet ...
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how to connect to two wireless network

I have two hotspot/wireless network at my home, and I have 2 wireless adapter in my laptop, can I connect to 2 wireless network and use both to connect to internet for increasing internet access ...
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HP Pavilion dv4-3029tx Wireless [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wifi disabled for Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel in 12.04 I just bought an HP dv4-3029tx and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. It has a centrino wireless-n 1030 card. ...
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How to install Netgear N-300 UAB adapter WNA3100 on Ubuntu 12.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, the first thing I'm trying to do, is to setup my wireless adapter. I can see it using lsusb: beer@beer-linux:~$ lsusb ... Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 ...
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How do I get a D-Link DWL-G520 working?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on an older desktop PC, and I am finding it much harder to connect to a wifi connection than it should be. I have an iPhone with which I want to tether to it with Mifi 4.0, but I ...
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Compiling Unify.c for Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse error - how to use both the keyboard and mouse on the same receiver? [duplicate]

I bought this Logitech Wireless Keyboard K360 and this Logitech Wireless Mouse M505 I am trying to use both on the same receiver, but so far I can't figure it out! I have tried this But I don't ...
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How can I install and download drivers without internet?

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but as in previous versions; I need a driver for wireless. When booting from USB, I could download and install the Broadcom Wireless STA driver: now I can't ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Won't let me search for wireless network

Hello I'm running a brand new Kubuntu 12.04 single boot on my laptop, this is the first time I tried connecting to a wireless network. I tried using the network manager app allready on the task bar, ...
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12.04 LTS with malfunctioning WIFI WLAN, how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent WLAN connection from dropping permanently on a Fritz USB WLAN N stick? 12.04 WiFi Wlan is not getting connected or very poor connection although showing ...
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No wifi Internet with Ubuntu 12.04

Im with Ubuntu 12.04 - Dell Inspiron 5110 (8g ram, i7 cpu). When I connect to a router at my place, i get an internal IP i can ping others in the network (and the router), but have no internet. I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise my wireless adapter

I have installed Ubuntu on my Acer laptop, but I can''t access the internet. As far as I can tell it is because my wireless adapter (built-in Broadcom 802.11g) is not recognised. I have windows 7 also ...
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Why can't I connect to the internet?

When I try to connect to my network with wireless, the network I want to connect to is grayed out. Wired works fine. The network is WPA2, and I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on an IBM Thinkpad T30 with an ...
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Computer becomes unreachable on lan after some time

I work on my laptop and ssh into my desktop. I use a lot of key based authentication for many servers for work but recently I couldn't login because ssh would pick up and try all the keys and it stops ...
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Not able to connect to local network

I have installed Kubuntu , I am able to connect to Internet and able to access external sites, but in my local network i have bugzila installed that i am not able to access, even i am not able to ping ...
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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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Atheros 9250 wireless card keeps on disconnecting

So I bought a Lenovo G575 laptop for learning purposes and found that the connection just simply disconnects if i'ts in use for downloading and it also does disconnect in every 2-5 minutes while ...
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Still no wireless after b43 with Dell Inspiron 1525 (Ubuntu 12.04)

So I followed the instructions here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1974006 about how to solve this issue. It worked for a bit and then stopped. After doing a modprobe I could at least see my ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: “waiting for network configuration” and network down

I've seen a few post similar to this, but I still have the network unreachable. How do I bring up my wireless network at boot? "Waiting for network configuration" adding 3 to 5 minutes to ...
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How I can install broadcom 4311 wireless?

No puedo conectarme a través de wifi de mi HP. Creo que ubuntu no reconoce la tarjeta Broadcom 4311 Translation via Google Translate I can't connect via Wi-Fi on my HP. I ...
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I can't enable wireless on a Sony PCG-61315L [closed]

I have a Sony PCG-61315L. I go to network and it won't let me enable wireless no matter how many times I click to turn it on. The switch on the computer to turn on wifi is definitely switched on.
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How to prevent WLAN connection from dropping permanently on a Fritz USB WLAN N stick?

I have a desktop with a Fritz USB WLAN N stick and tried Ubuntu 12.04. Installation went fine and WLAN is working. However, connection drops permanent. Reconnecting manually fixes it but after a few ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 HP dv7 cannot connect to wireless network after suspend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn’t connect after suspend on an Asus K52F I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP dv7 laptop and every time I wake from suspend I am unable to connect to my ...
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How do I install in expert mode on an old 512MB laptop and wireless problem [closed]

Intial screen in 12.04LTS live DVD help reference F7 & F8 menu options that are not there. During install I guess it couldn't find the drivers for the LINKSYS WPC54G ver 3 pcmcia card and sent me ...
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How do I bring up my wireless network at boot?

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have a wireless USB card. When I begin the boot process I see: Waiting for network configuration It turns out that the network never comes up. But once I get to ...
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WiFi drops after period of time for ubuntu 12.04 on HP Pavilion g seres

I have a shiny new HP Pavilion g series laptop (g7). The very first boot of the system was a gparted-live usb to split out some space for Ubuntu. The second was a 12.04 live usb. Mostly it is ...
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Wireless network not showing up

My other laptop is in for repairs so im using my old one now, running ubuntu 12.O4, i have the broadcom installed but it is not showing any wireless networks not a wireless connection, using inspiron ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch ,lenovo b460

santos@santos:~$ rfkill list 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: hci0: Bluetooth ...
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12.04 unable to communicate with Router WRT310N

I have a Sony Vaio VPCCB22FX running 12.04 and I'm trying to connect to my home router which is a Linksys WRT310N. The connection is supposed to be OK. I connect to the router and I actually ...
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Wireless always disabled (either by Ubuntu or hardware switch) - Dell L502X (12.04)

This is the most frustrating bug I've ever ran into on Ubuntu. This was not a problem with 11.10 or even 12.04 betas. When I boot up the wireless is always blocked, whether by a hardware switch ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless hotspot: Android stuck on obtaining ip address [closed]

I recently upgraded to 12.04 and was delighted to find a simple button to start a wireless hotspot in Settings > Networks. This is all well and good, however when I try and connect my android device ...
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Unable to enable wireless on Lenovo 3000 V200

I've just installed 11.10 on an old Lenvo Laptop. All the way through the install process the wireless light was lit. As soon as I reboot the light goes out. In network the section to aircraft mode ...
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How to detect a mobile device when it connects to a home wifi network?

What would be the best way to have a server recognize when a specific mobile device (cell phone, iPad, etc.) connects to the network (wirelessly, of course)? As an example situation, a person has ...
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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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Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps with TP-LINK TL-WN822N not working properly

I've an Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps and TP-LINK TL-WN822N connector and it works but it gets blocked suddenly, I don't know why and is not always the same, sometimes 1 hour sometimes more. How can I ...
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Problem renaming wireless interfaces

I want to rename a wireless interface. Right now I have 4 network interfaces, 2 Wireless, 2 Cable. the order is like this: eth0 - Cable (Realtek RTL-8169) eth1 - Cable (Intel 82579V) eth2 - Wireless ...
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Acer Aspire One 722 broadcom 4313 wifi

I had an Acer Aspire One 722 with the Atheros Wifi card and it worked fine on 11.04. So we bought 200 of them for our school. However these all came with the Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card and there ...
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wifi is not working after updating 11.10

today I updated my ubuntu 11.10 via the update manager. Now, the wifi connection is not working. I see my wifi station and the network manager also connects to the station but I cannot ping any other ...
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How to increase wifi sensitivity?

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (fresh, not upgrade), my wifi is much weaker than before and much weaker than under Windows XP. There is a noticeable difference in required sensitivity: It doesn't ...
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Unable to use WPA security when using laptop as hotspot with an Intel 3945ABG

When I use my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 as hotspot, I am only allowed to use WEP security instead of WPA. I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows on this laptop and when I use Windows to create the ...
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Broadcom BCM4331 can not connect to WPA networks [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my early-2011 MacBook Pro. I installed the broadcom wireless driver and I cannot connect to WPA secured networks. How do I fix this?
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Lubuntu 11.10 wifi flickering on & off

the wifi on my computer was running fine after I installed lubuntu 11.10, skip ahead a month or two and I started to get problems with my wifi just turning off then back on with no notice when my ...
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Wireless not working in Wubi install?

I just installed Ubuntu with Wubi and it never gave me the screen suggested in the installation steps to connect to the Internet. Now I cannot detect any kind of Internet.
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Logitech Wireless Keyboard & mouse not working aftesr upgrade to 12.04?

I upgraded my Dell Dimension 9200C to 12.04 Precise Pangolin with no issues, I ran it fine for a night but when I went back in a couple days later my Logitech Wireless Keyboard K350 and M510 mouse ...
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Why won't my computer connect to wireless?

Why can't I connect to the Internet wirelessly? I confirmed that all of my router information is correct and have tried this several times, but my computer still wont connect to the Internet via my ...
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Wireless problems with Inspiron 1545 in version 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't seem to locate an answer on how to install the wireless drivers for it. I'm a noob linux user so, complete directions are appreciated. If you need anything to help ...
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RTL8190 wireless card unclaimed

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I'm having problems with my (RTL8190) card. I followed the steps listed here - Ubuntu Help: Troubleshooting Wireless. After using the command sudo lshw -C ...