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

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Ubuntu doesn't show me all available wireless networks [closed]

I have a problem when using Ubuntu. It doesn't show me all available wireless networks whereas SUSE/openSUSE lists them all. It sometimes shows them to me but mostly it doesn't. What I can do?
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Working USB wifi 802.11n 5GHz network adapter in Ubuntu?

Does anybody have a personal recommendation for a USB wifi network adapter that: has decent Linux drivers supports 802.11n speeds will connect to a wifi signal in the 5GHz band? I've spent some ...
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How do I get wireless working on a Dell Inspiron 510m?

Why WiFi don't work in my Dell Inspiron 510m with Ubuntu 10.04? Is that usefull? inspiron@Inspiron:~$ rfkill list all inspiron@Inspiron:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for inspiron: ...
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Is there a way to move passwords from “Default” to “Login” in seahorse?

When I reinstalled Ubuntu, I logged in on my wifi and authenticated with a password that seahorse saved in "Default". But I want that in "Login" so that I won't have to enter my password twice ...
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ConnMan not detecting already existing wireless network

Old title : Wireless connected, but no internet until I re-add network Every time I boot my Laptop, it doesn't connect to Internet. Although upon boot it does say "Connected to ", but when I try to ...
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How to disable “N” Wireless Mode RTL8192on a Thinkpad Edge 15 Core i5

I've seen many owners of Thinkpad Edges which are supposed to be Linux-friendly having problems with wireless adapter. I've found several links inside askubuntu and in ubuntuforums which have a lot ...
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Wireless card can only connect to certain networks

I just did my first install of Ubuntu 11.04. I can connect to my neighbors' unsecured Wi-Fi networks, but not my own (secured) Wi-Fi network. I have a Ralink RT2070 (the cheapest wireless thingy I ...
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Random freezes followed by loss of WiFi connection with a BCM4313 wireless card [closed]

I did a clean install of Natty Narwhal on my AspireOne D255 Netbook. Right off the bat, it seems to work right out of box, but from time to time (especially shortly after booting up or resuming from ...
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Sometimes my wifi on my Thinkpad X201 stops working and I have to restart. Any workaround?

I heard that you can use modprobe somehow to reload the wifi driver. But I'm not sure what driver I'm using. How do I find this out and what's the command to reload the wifi driver into the kernel?
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Installing wireless modem, commands, connecting to internet, get packages [closed]

hi, im newbie in ubuntu 11.04. i installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my machine (dell inspiron 1564). my wireless adapter is dell wireless 1397 mini (broadcam). i found a driver package for linux in my device ...
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Ralink rt2860 wifi not working under Ubuntu 11.04

I just bought a Zotac ZBOX Blu-ray 3D ID36 which includes a Ralink rt2860 wifi network adapter and I can´t get it to work under Ubuntu 11.04. I've already downloaded, compiled and install the drivers ...
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Show BSSID of an access point?

I want to get the BSSID for a known SSID, how can I do that? Thanks :-)
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How can I force Network Manager to associate to a specific access point?

in my network environment I have two access points with the same ESSID; one of them is near my desktop and another is in another building. I get signal from both of them, and the connection often ...
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Are there any issues using Ubuntu on an HP Compaq Presario CQ56-103SG?

I am planning to buy this laptop (Compaq-Presario-CQ56-103SG), which has SuSe Linux SLED11 preinstalled. I want to install Ubuntu 11.04 instead but I'd like to know if the touchpad, the wireless card ...
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WiFi too slow with an Atheros AR928X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card? Hey guys! I've updated my Ubuntu 10.10 and since then, with 11.04, i've notice that my wifi connection is too ...
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How do you solve the problem of a laptop's inability to detect wireless networks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 to dual-boot with the Windows XP in my Dell™ Inspiron E1505 laptop. Unfortunately, I can ...
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Why can't my Wifi connect or disconnect?

Wifi connection might drop spontaneously or simply cannot connect. Users on Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 have reported experiencing the problem. Running dmesg would show: [210749.637705] wlan0: ...
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Wireless & Wired Connection Not Working after upgrade

My Lenovo Ideapad s10-3s refuses to connect to anything. It recognises my wireless card (Broadcomm 4313) but whenever I boot up it shows "Wireless is disabled" under Wireless when I click on the ...
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Centrino Wireless-N 1000 poor performance on N Network

Everything worked fine in previous Ubuntu 10.10. I installed new Natty 11.04 and wireless started behaving poorly. The performance is so random, sometimes it works fine and sometimes, all it does is ...
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Unable to connect to hidden SSID

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP mini 110, but unfortunately I'm unable to connect to hidden SSID while it works fine with non hidden wireless. The wireless device is RaLink RT3090. Can anyone ...
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Network really slow with TL-WN951N wireless card [closed]

I literally just installed ubuntu and it seems to be working great except the network is deadly slow. I'm running a TL-WN951N wireless card which can download at about 600-700 KB/s in windows but in ...
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Wireless network disabled on a Broadcom 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) After installing Ubuntu 11.04, my network has become disabled. Here is the output oflshw in terminal: *-network ...
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Can't find my wireless network after upgrade [closed]

Just upgraded from 10.10. Wireless worked fine in 10.10. After the upgrade, i can see all the local networks EXCEPT my own one. Restarting the router doesnt work. Any ideas? I'm a bit lost! It ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 wireless network problem [closed]

In my notebook, update my ubuntu to 11.04. After that my wireless network is down. Not work now! Have ubuntu a bug about network?
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Atheros AR2413 not working after upgrade [closed]

I do not know much about networking, so I need some help here. I have used Ubuntu since 8.04 and my WiFi has worked ever since. I upgraded to 11.04 today. After first boot (with a LiveCD) my the ...
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Broadcom wireless not working (worked on live session)

Just installed natty. When running the Live session the wireless was working perfectly. After installation however, it doesn't work at all. There is an option to install the Broadcom Restricted ...
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How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? [duplicate]

Wireless was worked perfectly in ubuntu 10.10. Now I upgraded it to ubuntu 11.04. After this upgrade wireless is not working in my laptop, even "wireless connection" is not showing in network ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. The wifi worked perfectly when I had 10.10 installed, the system says that the driver is ...
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dv6000 wireless card wont turn on in 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? 0 down vote favorite share [fb] share [tw] Just installed 11.04 beta 2 on my HP dv6000 laptop with broadcom wireless. ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Dell Inspiron 1520 [closed]

I just installed 11.04 and wireless doesn't work. It worked just fine with 10.04.2 LTS and 10.10. The drivers are installed and running (in use) all though, as soon as I plug-out the cable, network ...
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ralink 5390 card in laptop does not work after installing driver

I recently bought a HP g62x laptop for myself. It sports a decent Core i3 processor, 4 gigs of RAM and a 500GB HDD. It also came with Wireless-N, a real bonus because I am using a Wireless-N router. ...
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System freeze caused by ath9k driver

I have had this issue with 10.04, 10.10, but I was able to solve it by custom compiling the driver from recent sources. And I had to re-compile, very painfully, whenever there was a kernel update. ...
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How to set Ubuntu as wireless accespoint in the GUI way?

My aim is to make my Ubuntu machine be a wireless accesspoint using wifi. Of course I found two AskUbuntu questions already treating that; this one and that one. Nevertheless, as far as I am ...
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11.04 on MacBook Pro 7,1?

On Ubuntu MacBookPro support page, I've found info about 10.10 on MBP 7,1 and some info about 11.04 on MBP 8,1+. But what I would like is information about 11.04 on MBP 7,1. The issues I'm most ...
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Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card?

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, my internet connection is as slow as hell. I have tested my other 10.10 machine and it is just as quick as the first one was. What has happened? Why is ...
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I can't connect wireless network when wakeup after Sleep & Hibernate

When I put my pc to sleep or hibernate, after that when I open(wakeup) Ubuntu. My wireless connection cannot connect to internet. So in this case I need to restart again... what is the solution?
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Cannot get Dell Wireless WLAN 1397 Minicard to work [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place for this question, but I currently am running Ubuntu 10.10 and have windows installed with the dual boot option. My wireless card is the Dell Wireless WLAN ...
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How to stop wifi disconnection when eth0 link becomes ready?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my laptop and connected via wireless lan to my home network. Now I want to play around with my old wifi equipment which I need to configure first. But every time I ...
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No Wireless with Dell Inspiron 1501

I have a Dell 1501 Inspiron laptop and I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. However, now my wireless card doesn't work whereas it worked just fine in 10.10 and 10.04. Any ideas? It works fine when I ...
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Macbook 2,1 - Everything works except wireless! [closed]

So I've been running Ubuntu through a VM for a while, and finally decided to run it natively through BootCamp, so I installed it, and the installation went fine. As far as I can tell, everything ...
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Changing wireless network settings by editing files - is this possible?

So I have a dilemma where my girlfriend wants to use her DS on my wireless network when she's over, but the thing is old and only supports WEP. My network is normally WPA2 - something I'm not really ...
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Not detecting any wireless

I just installed 10.10 on Dell, http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201011-6891 along with Widows 7. However it does not detect any wireless, so I am not able to connect to internet. ...
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Which USB WiFi dongles support Ad-Hoc mode out of the box (without installing additional drivers)? [closed]

Which USB WiFi dongles support Ad-Hoc mode on Ubuntu 10.10 out of the box (without installing additional drivers)? I am having difficulty finding USB WiFi dongle which supports Ad-Hoc mode. I would ...
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Indicator app not showing wireless networks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I thought I would try out the new Ubuntu 11.04 beta on my laptop today. When I went to look for the driver to my Wireless card it ...
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Test Automatic Connectivity

I tried Test Automatic Connectivity on 11.04 beta 2 and as I try to follow these instructions: Using Unity Ensure that NetworkManager is running (computer icon in the notification area) and that no ...
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No wireless after resuming from suspend?

When I resume my computer from suspend it doesn't want to connect to any wireless connection. It looks like it is connecting, but after a while it asks me to retype a password for wireless connection. ...
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Where should I put the Broadcom BCM4313 driver for Asus 1018?

I have a driver file wl.ko. How can I install it or where should I put it that my wifi works on my Asus 1018? Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY
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Troubleshooting wireless network connection: DNS not working

I have a wireless router that assigns IPs using DHCP. My laptop (Acer Aspire 1 110L running Ubuntu 10.10) connects to the wireless network, but DNS is not working. I've tried to trouble shoot the ...
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WiFi - Does not connect because of different MAC's

In my university I have one Wi-Fi Network. If I need to access the Internet I access it with PEAP-authentication. Now the issue - all WiFi-Spots have the same name (SSID: WLAN1) and Ubuntu sometimes ...
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How do I get a D-Link DWA-140 usb wlan working?

I just installed natty beta 1 and my d-link dwa-140b2 usb wlan dongle doesn't work any more. Any ideas for how to fix it? This is what I get in syslog Apr 12 20:00:16 agda kernel: [ 118.779178] ...