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

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Wireless does not connect after suspend on ThinkPad T61 [closed]

I have a problem similar to reported here: 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 ...
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Cannot find any wireless networks - Networking service failing

My netbook is running Ubuntu 10.04.03 LTS (lucid) and everything was working perfectly till yesterday. It was connected to the Internet through my Thompson router and when I woke up, my WI-FI was ...
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Universal Remote-wireless keyboard & mouse

Hello I've got XBMC setup running on Ubuntu 10.10, so far I use a USB keyboard and mouse plugged into the PC to control it, and the PC in general. Can anyone recommend a single wireless integrated ...
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A Single wireless network is not showing up in Ubuntu that used too, and other devices have no issue finding or connecting to it

Up until about a week ago I could connect to my wireless, but now I suddenly can't. Every other wireless in the area show up in the network manager. My kindle can connect to it, my friend can connect ...
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Difficulty connecting to a WPA2 Enterprise network, then disconnects after 20-30 minutes [closed]

My University is using a WPA2 Enterprise network, it has these properties: Authentication: PEAP (Version 0) Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2 Connecting to the wifi is almost impossible all the time. ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Centrino Wireless N chip in a Sony Vaio VPC-EG16FM/B

First off I'd like to say that I am sort of new to Linux in general. I recently bought a new Sony Vaio laptop (model VPC-EG16FM/B) and I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on it but I am having problems enabling ...
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How to set master mode on BCM4312 to share internet from 3G USB modem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? WifiDocs said: Broadcom cards support master mode using the reverse-engineered kernel driver. You need to enable (or ...
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Suddenly lost my wifi card?

I have a bcm4312 wireless card (Dell Inspiron 1545). I have suddenly lost my wireless card! Well, not literally, its still in my laptop, but Ubuntu denies all knowledge of it even existing! I've tried ...
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How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi?

Can someone please help me with a complete step by step guide to share my internet connection (which is through a USB modem by ZTE) with my iphone 3G?
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Toshiba wireless is blocked

I have the same problem, a 32 bits toshiba nb255, it first had the windows 7 bu next I installed the ubuntu 11.04. The wifi does not turn on. I used the following issues the commands rfkill unblock ...
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Ubuntu One repeatedly crashes on Android 2.2 (ZTE Blade) [closed]

Whenever my Android goes to sleep and disconnects the wifi to save power and then rewakes and reconnects to wifi, then my ubuntu-one-app is crashing with the following screen (translated from German) ...
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how do I download and install the wireless card driver for a Toshiba a215 laptop?

I have been searching for a while on how to do this, but am unable to get anywhere. Here is the wireless card I have: *-network description: Wireless interface ...
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Set wireless automatically to connect my network

How I can make automatically wireless connect to my network, because first of all it always tries another one and only after this it connect to correct one, or it is impossible?
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Why is wireless to wireless transfer so slow?

I have two WiFi connected computers via a WiFi modem/router to share my internet connection. This setup works fine to access the internet but I am not able to effectively transfer files between these ...
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Why is my wireless driver not detected?

When typing iwconfig I only get "no wireless extensions" How do I get the Ubuntu wireless driver to be detected? lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4313?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 it suggested I should use the proprietary STA driver, so I did. This caused a lot of problems and I spent hours troubleshooting. I then tried removing the driver by ...
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Screen freezes after login when using a Broadcom BCM4311 [closed]

After using airmon-ng and disabling eth0 and wlan0, and restarting my computer in dual boot mode under Ubuntu 11.04 my computer froze right after logging into Ubuntu. I tried re-enabling eth0 and ...
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Airmon-ng fails to create monitor interface

When I try to start airmon-ng, I get the following output # airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short ...
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How to establish wireless connection from command line?

Can someone please tell me how I can establish connection to my WiFi network from the command line? (My desktop GUI is fried.) I've tried the following: sudo iwconfig wlan0 essid NETWORK_NAME sudo ...
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Way to turn on WAN antenna (mobile broadband) while leaving LAN antenna (wifi) off?

My laptop has integrated Mobile Broadband so it can get internet from cell phone waves when I'm away from home. It also has WiFi so it can get internet by connecting to my wireless router when I'm at ...
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Why does my wifi randomly disconnect?

Happens sporadically, in 5-20 minute intervals; as soon as I reconnect to my school's network (sometimes requires re-authentication), it works fine until the next failure. When plugged into ...
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How to use Wi-Fi channels above 11?

I've seen multiple reports for this bug on Ubuntu, yet no solution. In this case, the network is recognized but I can't connect. (No, it's not a router/driver issue.)
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How do I get wifi working on my HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop?

I have seen many questions regarding same issue but not able to get a solution. I'm facing same issue that my wifi is not working in Ubuntu 11.04, but perfectly working fine with Windows 7. EDIT ...
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Share files between Ubuntu 11.04 and 10.04 over LAN

I have one desktop wired to router running Ubuntu 10.04 and a laptop running 11.04 connected wireless to the same router, both accessing internet. How do I share files between these machines? I have ...
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DV6325us and AR9002wb-1ng [closed]

I have recently added an Atheros AR9002wb-1ng WiFi combo card to my HP Pavilion Dv6325us laptop. I had to modify my BIOS to get the WiFi to work, but the Bluetooth isn't working. It's not even ...
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How do I stop wireless from reactivating after waking from suspend?

In Ubuntu (Gnome) I right click on the network manager icon and untick "Enable Wireless" because I'm using Ethernet for now. Then I suspend my Ubuntu computer. When I wake my Ubuntu computer it ...
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Wireless driver not detected

When typing iwconfig I only get "no wireless extensions" How do I get the Ubuntu wireless driver to be detected? lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS690 Host Bridge 00:01.0 PCI ...
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How to protect a computer name from being disclosed to network peers?

I'd prefer my hostname to be hidden (or a fake hostname to be shown - both variants are interesting actually) from my network peers (including routers ad DHCP servers). I believe my IP and MAC ...
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RT3090 random disconnects on wifi?

OK well I got my card to connect and all that but now it absolutely refuses to hold the connection for more than a minute or so and will not reconnect unless I reboot the system. I have a syslog here ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 working?

I've just decided to jump into the world of Ubuntu, so far I encountered no problems until I tried to connect to my wireless network. I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop, Acer Aspire 5333-2880, which has ...
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Not connecting to Internet [closed]

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and well it's not detecting any wireless connections, and what's even worse is that it won't connect to the internet via Ethernet cable. When I plug in the ...
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Crashing as a result of turning off the wireless lan interface on a Dell E6410? [closed]

Lately (this past few days after an update) my laptop started acting strange. The meaning by acting strange is that: Ubuntu just crashes whenever I fiddle with the wlan. The internet has become ...
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After I installed wicd my wireless network interface disappeared. How do I fix it?

I had some issues with my wireless at my school. I had tried everything almost and usually it did not want to connect, or when it connected, it disconnected again a few minutes later. Someone ...
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Connect Ubuntu to other PC with direct (crossover) cable

Ubuntu 11.04 (PC-1) is connected to PC-2 (Windows XP) with LAN cable (crossover direct cable) Internet access is through USB wireless modem accessing router in separate room If I boot in Windows 7 ...
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Can't find ALL wireless networks, just my neighbours

Been playing with live discs since 10.10 but now have gone ahead and dual booted. I have a Acer 5742z with a Nplify 802.11b/g/n wireless connection. The install went well and drivers seem to be ...
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Is there any way I can setup AirPort Express from Ubuntu?

Offical source says it's not possible and also couldn't find anything more about setting it up apart from OS X or Windows manuals.
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Upgrading to 10.04 broke my TrueMobile 1150 wireless

My laptop was running 8.04 LTS (hardy), using network manager I believe, and the wireless worked fine. I do not believe I was using ndiswrapper, as the original version of Ubuntu I installed (edgy) ...
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How can I troubleshoot my installation of the latest Broadcom driver? [closed]

I would like to install the latest version of the Broadcom wireless driver (hybrid-portsrc_x86_64-v5_100_82_38). I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Linux kernel: 2.6.32-33-generic). According to the lspci ...
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Wubi install cannot see/connect to any wifi?

I installed 11.0`4 via wubi on my new Acer Aspire 7551G-7606. When I boot it up it cannot detect wifi. As a matter of fact, the "Enable Wifi" checkbox in the dropdown is disabled and when I enable it ...
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Why does my 2200BG [Calexico2] wireless always disconnect after a few minutes of use? [closed]

I am having problem with my wireless connection in Ubuntu 11.04. Initially it was working but now it gets disconnected after a few minutes. I then tried to install wireless backports but I think it ...
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Disconnects on a Latitude e6410 with Centrino 6200 wireless

Sometimes the wireless connection is disconnected and turned off the computer must do to correct it. A full update was done to try and fix this, and I searched many forums for this problem but i ...
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How do I prevent Firefox from crashing constantly?

Yesterday I bought a new PC. I've carefully chosen the parts, looking for compatibility. But, after I installed 11.04, things are really not working as expected. My wireless card (RTL8185) is a pain ...
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Alternative wireless streaming adapter to Apple Airplay/Airport

I'm succesfully streaming my audio to an Apple Airport very easily. I'm considering purchasing a device which enables me to stream my music wirelessly using the network. I would like to stream using ...
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Netbook wifi switch not working on a Toshiba NB255-N245

I recently bought a Toshiba NB255-N245 and installed 11.04 with Wubi. It's working great, except that the Fn+F8 key, which should toggle the wifi on and off, does not have any effect in Ubuntu. It ...
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How can I see a wireless network's frequency and/or channel?

NetworkManager is showing a number of different wireless networks available in my neighbourhood. I would like to know what channels the other wireless networks are operating on. How can I view these ...
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How do I find out if there is a better driver for my WiFI card?

I have a Thinkpad W520 and Ubuntu 11.04. The WiFi card is spotty. It works 80 percent of the time, but every few minutes it hangs and gets "stuck" for a few seconds before working again. So before I ...
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Broken icons, Wifi, and login screen after upgrade

I am running the latest version of Ubuntu and I ran almost all the new updates. My screen and icons went blank since last upgrade. My Wifi is also not working. I have installed Gnome 3. The login ...
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How do I provide wired connections with internet while leeching off of a wireless network?

I want to connect a desktop pc to my laptop and use the wireless ability of my laptop to give my desktop internet.
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wifi networking freezes then unfreezes

I have a Mac Mini (OS X Lion) and a Thinkpad running Ubuntu 11.04. When I log into the same server from both computer via ssh, the connection the Thinkpad is extremely slow compared to the ssh ...
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Wireless network not connecting in Kubuntu 11.04

I've got a fairly fresh install (a month old) of Kubuntu without much modification done to it and I'm having massive issues connecting to any wireless network. The computer can see the networks ...