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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

1
vote
0answers
360 views

Unable to Find Wireless Networks? [closed]

After Loading Ubuntu 11.10 of the Internet on a Dual Boot option alongside Windows XP. It cannot find the wireless networks within range when the modem is within a Meter of it. When i click the ...
1
vote
1answer
245 views

Wifi can't connect before wired. How to diagnose what could be going wrong (which logs, etc)?

I think this is a problem related to another I've had, but here's the first situation: When I boot up and connect to wireless, I am told I connect to my wireless network. However, I am unable to ...
9
votes
3answers
18k views

How to share my WiFi Internet via WiFi? [duplicate]

I am connecting to a WiFi network through my laptop in Ubuntu. Now I need to share my Internet connection with my wife's netbook because her netbook is not able to connect to that WiFi network ...
1
vote
0answers
787 views

Why does my hardware wifi switch turn off my USB wifi key as well as the wifi card? [closed]

My hardware wifi switch button doesn't work very well. Sometimes it works, sometimes not. So I've bought a USB wifi key, and it works very well. But there is still a problem, if I touch the wifi ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

What is a good wireless usb lan adapter for xubuntu 10.04 and works with usb 1.0?

Hello everyone I wanted to know if you guys know of a good wirelles usb internet adapter. I want to access the internet, but I can't because the desktop is to faraway from my router. To make things ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Shape incoming traffic using tc (and IFB?) on a NAT ed interface [closed]

I have an Ubuntu machine acting as a router/Stateful Firewall/NAT for my internet connection. It has a couple of ethernet ports and a wireless network for my home network (eth5, eth7, eth10 and ...
3
votes
4answers
7k views

WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Unable to connect to wireless router using Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [closed]

A few days ago I upgraded to 10.10 and since then I've been unable to connect to my wireless router. NetworkManager tries to connect to the router - the animated "connecting" symbol stays for a few ...
1
vote
2answers
360 views

Wireless card doesn't work for an HP DV2104

HP laptop upgraded from 10.10 to 11.10, model DV2104. I used a wired connection for the install, but now it does not even seem to recognise that there is a wireless card. I think I need help with ...
0
votes
1answer
336 views

Execute script before specific wireless disconnect?

I have a laptop and NAS. What I want to do is to mount my NAS only when my wireless is connected, and umount it at wireless disconnected. I have written both scripts I wat to run- they check the name ...
4
votes
1answer
543 views

How can I prioritize wireless networks with network-manager

Mostly I use my laptop in an environment where different wireless networks are available and I would like to preferably connect to one of those and only fall back to the other one if that one is not ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Can't detect wireless connections with an Atheros AR2413 on an Acer Aspire 3630

This is a new installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an acer aspire 3630. The cd drive is broken so I had to install Ubuntu over network (and I suspect it did not install all the packages in the normal ...
0
votes
1answer
698 views

Wireless connection doesn't work on a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I upgrade to 11.10 and I can no longer connect. I'm very much a newbie when it comes to linux, so any explanation would be much ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

“Fails to install drivers” error with a BCM 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I am using a Dell Inspiron 1464. My wlan card is a Dell wireless 1397 whose chipset is made by Broadcom. The chip is ...
1
vote
0answers
456 views

How to connect to a wireless router [closed]

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and used a wired connection to do this. Now I cant connect to my wireless router. How do I set this up?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Error while building rt73-k2wrlz-3.0.3 from source

I've already install the build-essential package but it doesn't work that's right i'm trying to compile a wireless driver i'm trying to use aircrack-ng so i need to patch the driver of my wireless ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Installation of Broadcom driver has failed on a Dell Inspiron 1545

I just installed 11.10 on my inspiron 1545 laptop. When I was running it off my flash drive the driver "Broadcom STA Wireless Driver" installed fine and I could use my wifi. After I installed it onto ...
1
vote
3answers
834 views

acer aspire one AOA150 netbook

After I installed the 11.10 version my wifi card recognizes all available networks. However after I put in the right password it tries to connect and reconnect etc. I didn t have any issues with ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Acer aspire 5735z wireless not working after upgrade to 11.10

I cant get my wifi card to work at all after upgrading to 11.10 Oneiric. I'm not sure where to start to fix this. Ive tried using the additional drivers tool but this shows that no additional drivers ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

RT2561/RT61 wireless doesn't pick up SSID

I just upgraded my parents' computer from an old (9.04) Ubuntu to 11.10. And...11.10 automatically installs the driver for the wireless adaptor, which is nice. But the computer can't pick up the ...
1
vote
1answer
917 views

Slow internet connection with a Digicom Wireless 11n 300m (rt2800)

After upgrading to ubuntu 11.10 the speed of my internet connection has considerably reduced. I surf on internet using a wireless usb adapter Digicom Wireless 11n 300m which works with rt2800usb ...
1
vote
4answers
10k views

TP-LINK TL-WN821N automatically disconnects

I have a problem with my usb wireless stick (TP-LINK TL-WN821N) when I'm surfing on the net or something like that, so in every ~30 minutes I get disconnected from the internet, unfortunatly whent it ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Slow and unresponsive wireless on an Atheros AR5212

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my home desktop and am having problems with the wireless network. It actually makes the connection, but it is so slow and unresponsive it is unusable. My wireless network ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Slow wireless with an Atheros AR928X [closed]

I have problems with PB Easynote TJ65 and Ubuntu 11.10. The wifi connection is slower compared to 11.04.... annoying during live video streaming (TV, etc...) Could you help me, please? Here some ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can't install ndiswrapper commons from the cd

I need to install my wireless driver through Ndisgtk that comes in the Ubuntu CD,I need to install ndiswrapper-common and ndiswrapper-utils first, but when I try to install ndiswrapper-common the ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Need to disable Show Password in wireless

I work for a school and we are setting up some ubuntu laptops for student use. The wireless password needs to be secure so students can't connect their personal devices onto the network. The problem ...
4
votes
3answers
7k views

Centrino Advanced-N 6230 and bluetooth wireless problems with Dell XPS 15z

I've been have a lot of problems with getting my wireless to work reliably on my Dell XPS 15z. There's a lot of talk about this on other forums, and it appears to have something to do with the ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

INtel 3956ABG WPA wireless not working on Thinkpad T60

I recently upgraded my Thinkpad T60 from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10. My wireless worked on 11.04 without a problem. Using 11.10, it detects all the wireless networks available, but will not connect to it. ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

New Mac Mini 5,1 wireless & Bluetooth not working

sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name Macmini5,1 I have the newest available Mac Mini at time of this writing. Installation of Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 goes ok only bluetooth and wireless is not ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Unuseable slow internet connection

Yesterday i installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop computer, and the wireless connection is so slow that it takes 3 minutes to load google.com. With my Ubuntu netbook also running 11.10 i do not have ...
0
votes
0answers
3k views

how do I get a Broadcom bcm 4311 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP nx6310 equipped with wifi card broadcom bcm 4311. It was perfectly working on ubuntu 11.04 with STA driver, then i ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I start b43 drivers on bootup?

So I followed instructions a tad late to get my wireless setup going. I use the b43 drivers. The problem is that if I restart the computer, it won't activate until I launch the terminal and use the ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Unable to connect my Android Phone to my laptop using as a hotspot

I am using a 3G dongle. And I want to use internet on my Android phone. See following screenshot, I press the button but it just give the message that connection established and after that, it came ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Frequent disconnects using wlan AR9285

I'm getting a large number of disconnects from my wireless when I switched to oneiric server (I did not see these happen with oneiric desktop) from my AR9285 wireless LAN device. Here is the syslog ...
3
votes
3answers
21k views

Installing Realtek 8188 wireless driver fails

When I try and install the RTL8188CUS drivers downloaded from Realtek (using their install.sh shell script) I installed the drivers in 11.04 using individual commands to make, etc., and that worked ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How do I get a Dlink DWA-130 working?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 in my system and I'm having issue with my wireless usb adapter. I installed ndiswrapper in my system and load my .inf file for my usb wifi adapter and everything ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Help with Wifi problem on Acer Aspire One 532h update to 11.10

I just upgraded to 11.10 and extremely frustratingly cannot keep a stable connection to ANY WLAN. It will connect, then disconnect, then connect, making anything that requires the internet ...
0
votes
0answers
925 views

Can't get wireless to work on a Dell Inspiron 1501 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No Wireless with Dell Inspiron 1501 I'm new to the world of linux-based os. I over-writed windows xp with 11.04 on a dell inspiron 1501. Wireless picked itself up and ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Problems with D-link Dir 600 and my AR9285 wireless card [closed]

Since yesterday, when I upgraded Ubuntu to 11.10, I've had a very slow wifi connection. My route is a D-Link Dir 600. With Ubuntu Natty all worked fine. In fact on the same netbook, I have Linux ...
22
votes
8answers
63k views

How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have been trying to share my wired Internet connection with my Android phone. However I could not succeed in doing this. Has anyone of you ever succeeded? Operating systems that I use are as ...
5
votes
1answer
310 views

How can you transfer wireless settings from Windows to Ubuntu?

Wubi did not transfer the wireless settings during the install. How can I transfer them? I DON'T want to install anything, nor retype the information, it's really complicated.
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Wireless Internet Extremely slow on a TP-Link TL-WN821N

After I updated from 11.04 to 11.10 the internet barely works. Loading a webpage can take minutes and thats even if it works in the first place. I have now idea if this is a bug and if it is how am I ...
3
votes
1answer
243 views

Install GNOME without working internet connection

I switched to XFCE from GNOME, and then I deleted GNOME. Now that I have restarted my computer, XFCE will not start. I have tried re-installing GNOME using apt-get, but I am unable to connect to my ...
0
votes
1answer
251 views

Wireless drivers on install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I've been having this question since ubuntu 9.xx, hopefully you guys know what I can do. Is it possible to make it detect the ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

My wifi in ubuntu 11.10 so slow [closed]

how could I repair? I update Ubuntu 11.04 to ubuntu 11.10, Im new user, help me Thanks
1
vote
0answers
146 views

My second usb wireless card not working [closed]

after upgrading to 11.10 my realtek usb wireless card not working on my 2 laptops. (one laptop acer & 32 bit ubuntu 11.10 other laptop 64 bit asus) i can't create ad hoc connection. wlan1 not ...
10
votes
5answers
29k views

How do I install a driver for an Atheros AR9285?

How to install the driver for Atheros AR9285 in Ubuntu 11.10. Still no package for 11.10 according to this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Atheros/AR9285 Here is the output of ...
2
votes
2answers
953 views

Wireless slow on an Intel AGN5100 on an hp Presario C45

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop yesterday, everything worked fine except for the wireless, which is very very slow compared to xp on the same machine. I didnt have this problem when using ...
1
vote
1answer
393 views

Ubuntu WiFi is slow after upgrade

After my latest Ubuntu distro upgrade to version 11.10, wireless connection became extremely slow. The upgrading procedure failed on configuration files update dialog and I rebooted the laptop and run ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Network Connections - able to connect to wireless but network connections does not display my connection

Im using Ubuntu Oneiric and AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter. I can connect to my wireless network without problem. However when I click the "Network Connection" icon on system tray, it is disabled ...