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

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2 internet connections on a single PC

If I have a wireless and a usb internet connection on my Ubuntu 12.04 as in: At the moment, Ubuntu seems to only make use of the Wired connection which is the usb connection. Is it possible to get ...
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Dell vostro 3560 no wifi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? I just bought new Dell Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 11.10 and when I upgareded it to 12.04 LTS I lost my ...
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How can I install wireless drivers without internet?

[Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] I have a HP Pavilion dv6 and I need a Broadcom driver (closed source) to access the internet. However, I need to download that, which I am unable to do because I do not have ...
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MacBook Pro 8.2 wifi keeps disconnecting, Ubuntu 12.04

I am using a MacBook Pro 8.2 with Ubuntu 12.04, and my wifi disconnects consistently. I followed the directions as detailed here here, however, and it works up to expected speeds, but after within an ...
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Internet sharing not working after one hop

I have a broadband ADSL connection to a modem router. I have connected this router 'A' to another wifi-modem router 'B' through a LAN cord. Internet works fine in windows with wifi connection. ...
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Wireless Switch Stuck Off- HP TouchSmart tx2

The light stays red when I use the switch. First day with Ubuntu, looks nice so far but no internet. Tried a few solutions on here, but they all seem very hardware-specific. Please talk me through ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu on VMware recognize my wireless connection?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on VMware on a Windows 7 host OS. Wireless connection is working fine on the host OS but Ubuntu is not even recognizing it. What can be the problem here? Why is Ubuntu ...
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Problems with Intel Centrino Wirless-N 1000

I have been having problems with setting up my wifi on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed it last week and since then have had the same problem as most in that the connection was never stable and had a pop up ...
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wired resolves dns but wireless dont

My wireless won't resolve dns but my wired connection does. I've tried: $ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart and: $ sudo dhclient -r $ sudo dhclient as I saw at that question. But it didn't ...
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Upon booting, wifi won't work until disabled and re-enabled

After booting Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, I am not able to connect to Wifi, until I disconnect and reconnect. This has been happening for a while but I am finally getting tired of reconnecting after a boot, ...
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How to fix an aborted 12.04 upgrade?

I was upgrading to 12.04 when my computer froze up then crashed. It was about two thirds of the way done installing when the crash occurred, and the wireless network wont work and the track pad on my ...
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10.04 notification area wireless notification wrong

I just installed 10.04 on my hp mini 110. All worked out of the box except the wireless (as expected), so I followed the plethora of forum posts and installed/activated the STA driver. This worked and ...
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Where can I find the source code to the kernel shipped in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the source code for the Ubuntu Kernel? I downloaded 12.04 LTS desktop and compiled kernel. Loaded the new kernel but i did not get wireless. I have ...
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Find the password for the currently connected wireless network

I want to find the password for the wireless network that I am currently connected to (and I entered the password when connecting to the network). How can I do this in Ubuntu?
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Cannot connect to Internet on 11.04 using BSNL EVDO Prithvi Card

I cannot connect to Internet using BSNL EVDO Prithvi data card. Went through some websites that offered help, installed wvdial package and tried again, but was unsuccessful. I have Read that, Ubuntu ...
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Can't connect to windows 7 ad-hoc network

Good day! I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I need to have network connection on it. Have a desktop PC, where I've created ad-hoc wi-fi network(Windows 7) and can't connect to it. So, ...
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How to activate wireless drivers in Dell Inspiron? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a Dell Inspiron 1470 and I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless networks weren't working. I went to System ...
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Android phone: how do I play MP3s on my hard drive over WiFi?

Wasn't sure whether to ask on here on on android.stackexchange.com ... but I want to play music which is on my desktop machine through my phone. The music is coming from ext4 partition which I am ...
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no wired or wireless networking on new install [closed]

This is a new install of Ubuntu. I ran 12.04 from a usb drive for a day or so, and had no issues outside of some latency that is more due to the lack of RAM on my aspire one D255e than to OS. I had ...
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Wireless Hardware Not Found On HP ProBook 4510s

Is there a way I can install the Wireless propriety drivers offline? As I cannot connect to the internet and there is no LAN connection availability. Maybe I can get the files separately and install ...
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Synchronize wireless passwords between computers

Is it possible to synchronize wireless network passwords between multiple computers running Ubuntu? It would1 save me a lot of time if I didn't need to re-enter every wireless password whenever I ...
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Help with USB wireless network

I've problem with my USB Network Reciever Belkin. I can't get it to work. I've cd with drivers, are they only for Windows? If I start Ubuntu and try to click install.exe doesn't work. I'm getting ...
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Why can't I set monitor mode with the wl STA driver on a Broadcom wireless card?

I am trying to set my wireless card into monitor mode. I am working with: description: Wireless interface product: BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY vendor: Broadcom Corporation logical name: eth2 When I ...
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My wireless is hard-blocked [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WI-FI doesn't work (Hard Blocked) I'm new to linux and i am having trouble getting my wireless to work I've found the following things Wireless LAN Soft blocked: ...
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Why is Update Manager non-responsive and why is my wireless off?

I am new in using Linux. The problem I'm having is with the update manager. I have it pinned to the launcher but when i left-click it does not respond. When i right-click it it responds by showing me ...
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Centrino Wireless-N 1000 takes forever to connect and keeps asking for password

A few days ago I started having this problem. When I tried to connect to any WiFi Connection it would stay connecting forever, and after a minute or so it would ask me for the password again. The ...
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Thinkpad x220 wireless network slows down after some time

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Thinkpad x220. When I connect to a wireless network, the network speed starts out normal. But after a certain period of time (say, 10 minutes), the network speed ...
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How to disable/enable automatically connecting to WiFi?

Whenever I restart my WiFi router, Ubuntu tries to connect to my neighbours' WiFi networks. There's over 30 wireless networks in the area. Ubuntu prompts me for the password to all of those. This is ...
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Why is WPA-encrypted ad-hoc mode disabled in 12.04?

Or, alternatively, how can I check that some WiFi chip supports WPA-encrypted hotspot creation? Is it hardware-dependent? Is anyone able to create WPA-encrypted hotspot? Update: See the discussion at ...
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Wireless networking with LINKSYS router WRT310n v.2 in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04 yesterday. I'm very excited about the change! I've been using windows since I was 16 years old. I'm now 29.... Now, to business. I'm having trouble ...
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Error message “E: unable to locate package firmware-b43-installer” [duplicate]

I am using an Acer Aspire 5002WLMi laptop and set up a dual boot with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04. Wi-Fi is working well in Windows XP, but when I start Ubuntu I will get the below error. [ ...
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How do I keep my Broadcom wireless card connected?

I brought a samsung netbook with a broadcom Wireless adapter BCM4313 [14e4:4727]. I did a clean install of Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04 LTS and my issue with it is that I keep on being disconnected ...
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Unable to click in Windows install of 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 through windows in order to try it out. My mouse can move (real choppy at first, but smooths out) but can never click. Keyboard also unresponsive. Both are wireless, usb ...
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How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected to the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected? it doesn't ...
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Wireless stopped working on Dell Inspiron mini

After trying to connect to a wired network, then unplugging the wired network and putting it to sleep, upon wakeup the wireless stopped working. Even the network manager has the wireless option ...
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Can't connect to Wireless Broadcom BCM4312, using wifi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a problem connecting my Dell Vostro 1520 to wireless internet. Output of rfkill: 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked:...
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Which version of Lubuntu should I use?

I want to install a light distro on my netbook. (It currently has an out of date distro which is not upgradeable.) Here are the specs: eEE pc 4g GLAXY, LINUX 4g SSD, 512MB DDR2 Intel Mobile cpu &...
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Can't find Intel Wireless-N 1000 after waking from sleep

I've tried a lot of proposed solutions, most of them adding files to /etc/pm/config.d, as well as WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225 and nothing has worked. hardware ...
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Is the BCM4306 wireless card ipv6 capable?

I've been trying to connect with ipv6 enabled networks with my Broadcom Wireless card under Ubuntu 12.04. The wireless card model is BCM4306. $lspci $Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 ...
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GLX missing, segmentation fault

I have installed all the individual components of SIDsuite. Next,the command that is used to start the monitoring application is called sidstart. I have placed $HOME/bin directory into command search ...
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Wifi connects but after a bit of use internet does not work

I have an RNX-N300X wireless card. The card will connect to both the router and the Internet but if i use about 10MB the internet will stop working. The card remains connected to the router though. To ...
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Slow wireless about 1/3 bandwidth of wired from cable modem [duplicate]

HP DV6000 Wireless G Broadcom Netgear WNDR3400 router properly configured. Windows laptops using wireless G and N are considerably faster than mine. 12.04 LTS, all restricted drivers and all up to ...
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Why is Ubuntu asking me for a password? (I didn't set one.)

I'm from Mexico City, living in the US now. I recently put Ubuntu in my PC and tried to set the wireless connection but i need a five digit password I never set. Do you now how to change this? Thanks ...
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Can I connect my Ubuntu laptop to my HDTV wirelessly?

There are some devices that allow to connect laptops to High Definition TVs. One good example is Intel WiDi device. The problem is that most of them do not support linux/ubuntu. It would be nice to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: HP Photosmart 6515 Only Wired?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I've plugged the HP Photosmart 6515 USB cable and Ubuntu automatically detected it and was able to print/scan through the USB cable. I connected the printer to the wireless ...
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Can't enable WiFi on Vaio CW Ubuntu 12.04

I was using my WiFi with no problem, but an hour ago I switched it off from system settings and then tried to turn it on again, but no success. It's about 1 month I am using it and I had no problem ...
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Link proxy settings to particular wifi network

Is there a way to automatically set proxy settings based on which wifi network you are connected to?
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Why is my Broadcom wireless card not working even after installing the b43 driver?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Network controller is BCM4311, lap top is a Dell Latitude D830. I've updated, upgraded, installed firmware-b43-installer, fwcutter, and it's still not detecting my wireless ...
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“Enable Wireless” option is disabled in network settings

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) but I'm unable to access Internet wireless even though I can do so on Windows 7. The output for rfkill list all is given below: rfkill list all 0:...
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Why is my Intel 2200BG wifi card hard-blocked?

I have installed 12.04 on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pro. Wifi card does not work. Have tried various threads but none have the same problem. Think I have the correct firmware but the following comes ...