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

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help download and install and save and use my wireless stick modem and software [closed]

I installed Linux (Ubuntu) after my Windows operating system went totally dead with a fatal blue screen. I could not reboot or install form CD ROM or get safe mode. Now that I've installed Ubuntu, I ...
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Where do I find wireless drivers for ndiswrapper, for a Ralink card?

I have some problems with Wifi at my Lenovo Z575. Under Win 7 Wifi works fine, so I wanted to install exactly the same drivers under Ubuntu with ndiswrapper. My question is: where the drivers are ...
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Why doesn't wireless work on Wubi 12.04 with a Broadcom BCM4312 card?

I have recently set up ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using the Wubi installer. I am having a very difficult time setting up a wireless internet connection. I am currently set up with an ethernet ...
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WiFi stops working after a while in Lenovo ThinkPad W520 (Ubuntu 12.04)

After several minutes(I do not know how many) there is no internet connection on my laptop via Wi-Fi.Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected neither there is a signal ...
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HP Pavilion G Series Wireless Switch

On my HP laptop, the wireless switch is the F12 key, which works fine on my windows partition, but not in Ubuntu 12.04. Ubuntu tells me that the wireless is disabled by the hardware switch (F12), ...
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Why is the firmware missing for my Belkin F5D7000 wireless adapter?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop and in the network setting it shows that the wireless card firmware is missing; The network is belkin F5D7000 Wireless Network Adapter.
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Wifi works in Vista, but not in Ubuntu

I've Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my HP DV-4 laptop, and it was working fine with my previous wifi router - a Buffalo Air Station WHR-HP-G54. I recently replaced the Air Station with a new Netgear ...
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Ubuntu: Can't connect to the wireless network

I can't connect to the wireless network on Ubuntu. I'm using VMware to use Ubuntu on Windows. I can't add the wireless network adapter to the Virtual machine settings. I think that might be the ...
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No wireless network recognized on a Dell Vostro 3560

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 along with Windows 7 on the same laptop - Dell Vostro 3560. Now, on Windows 7 I can access to different wi-fi networks. However, when I am logging onto the Ubuntu ...
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Really slow wireless internet on 12.04 with HP dv6 6070ca

I was recently running the previous version of Ubuntu through Wine, and everything was working great. I decided to upgrade to pangolin when I saw it came out. After upgrading the internet was very ...
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How can I avoid having to manually type “sudo modprobe ndiswrapper” to initiate my usb wifi

I have installed ndiswrapper and the driver bcmwlhigh5.inf for my netgear usb wifi. After booting my wifi is always offline. I can activate it using the command sudo modprobe ndiswrapper the ...
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How to fix the Aircrack-ng channel -1 error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My wireless card is stuck on channel -1 when I'm trying to use aireplay-ng I have a Satellite P205-S6337, Intel Core 2 Duo T5300, 2GB memory, 945GM chipset. I already ...
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Kernel upgrade breaks Asus USB-N13 WiFi card Ubuntu 12.04

I compiled and installed USB-N13 wifi drivers using dkms. Everything was fine with the WiFi and I also had 1 successful kernel upgrade(3.2.0-24). Since kernel version 3.2.0-25 (and recently 3.2.0-26) ...
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My Encore N300 wireless usb doesn't connect, any workarounds?

I decided to wipe Windows 7 and made a full installation. Everything works great but for a Encore N300 wireless usb dongle that I use on my desktop. Ubuntu seems to recognize it and I can browse the ...
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Convert existing internal hard disk into network attached storage

How can I setup an internal 3.5" SATA hard disk, with existing data on an ext4 partition, so that I am able to access the data on WLAN? What product should I be looking for to turn the bare drive ...
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Why can't I compile the Ralink wireless driver on 12.04?

I'm an ubuntu 12.04 user and my wireless Network card(D-Link WIRELESS N 150 DESKTOP ADAPTER DWA-525) has always worked well with the driver suggested here, However this morning I updated the Generic ...
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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 ...