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

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Wifi adapter not working on an Acer 5755G [closed]

I own an Acer5755G laptop computer. I've successfully installed Ubuntu 11.10 but the WiFi hardware is not detected by the system. Please help me as this is a big problem for me and Being a CSE student ...
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Wireless 2915ABG not working on a Dell XPS M140

i installed ubuntu 11.10 and i am trying to connect my laptop through wifi. but the wireless isn't working. my wilreless is: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2915ABG [Calexico2] Network Connection (rev ...
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Wireless not working with a RTL8191SEvB

my wireless is not working in Ubuntu 11.10 and it worked fine in 11.04, i've done a fresh install and it detects the wireless but when i try to connect it keeps asking for the WPA key.Can anyone help ...
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Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work

prumar@bluelaptop:~$ rfkill list 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 2: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth ...
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Very slow connection on an Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN

So my wi-fi card is a Intel 5100 AGN and so far doesnt works. if anyone managed to make it work give me any hint. Ubuntu user :) tried disabling ipv6 - no result
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“Wireless authentication required” on a Samsung N150

I have a Samsung N150 plus netbook with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless adapter. Today I installed Ubuntu 11.10 desktop 32 bit. When I try to connect to the wireless internet router I repeatedly receive ...
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“Wifi hardware switched off” on an HPG61 (Atheros 9285)

Yesterday I upgraded my Ubuntu Natty to Oneiric on my notebook HP G61 (wifi card Atheros ar9285). When I start on normal mode wifi dont work: menu under tray-icon says; "Wifi hardware switched off". ...
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How to disable a laptop's built-in WiFi NIC when using a PCMCIA one?

I have a weak (having to reconnect frequently) "Intel Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300" built-in WiFi module in my Dell E5500 laptop and prefer to use a PCMCIA "Atheros AR5008" instead. On Windows I just ...
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Wireless Woes. Can't seem to get b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer to stay put upon reboot

I'm running 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4010 (14R) and can't get my wireless settings to stick after a reboot. As the title states, the first thing I do when using a fresh install is to get synaptic ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 wireless card working?

Hi I have a Sony Laptop with Sandy Bridge chipset. I installed the new version of Ubuntu 11.10 because of I read that this release should have support for this chipset. In fact, almost all devices of ...
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Why is wireless down/strange after switching to battery or closing/opening the lid?

I noticed that, when I unplugged my laptop, or closed/opened the lid, my wireless connection dropped, every time. I tracked it down to pm-powersave, and made it stop, see below. This could also ...
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iwl3945 vs. iwlwifi, what are the differences?

Is there a different Wifi driver to try or do I have the 'best' one already? I have a stock installation of Ubuntu Natty (11.04) on a HP Laptop with this Network controller: Intel Corporation ...
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What PCI WiFi cards Work with 11.04?

I'm looking for a stable wifi card that will work with Ubuntu 11.04 64 bits without not too many steps to configure it correctly..just install and start up. I found this list but there isn't any ...
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Wireless connection not recognized after trying to set up xl2tpd or pppoeconf [closed]

To be able to use some vpn, i installed the xl2tpd on Ubuntu, but it did not work and i removed it. I changed a bunch of configuration files during the process. I used this tutorial: ...
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Dell Vostro hangs/freezes randomly after AC power or wifi swtiched off

I am running Natty Narwhal on a Dell Vostro (I don't know the model number). The machine will hang (freeze) hard a random time (0-5 minutes) after I either remove the AC power cable or disable wifi ...
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How to connect wirelessly in a cafe with 11.04

Wireless works fine at home. However, at a cafe I am not able to browse Internet or ping 72.14.204.105. I am able to connect wirelessly at cafe and ping router: 192.168.1.1. Route includes: default ...
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Network manager forgets wireless password after sleeping or powering off

Every time I restore my computer from sleep or turn it on a window pops up asking for my wireless password. Once I enter it it connects successfully, but this happens every time. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Wireless driver working as ethernet? (ubuntu 11.04)

I haven't very affinity with Networking/LAN, so I do not quite understand what's going on with my wireless driver, that's why I came here for help. My drive does not find any working wireless ...
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How do I connect to a PEAP encrypted wifi connection?

I need to connect to my school's wifi with Ubuntu but it is encrypted with PEAP and my current network manager doesn't support PEAP. What do I need to do?
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Lost wifi connection since i connected ethernet cable

I've had trouble at my office using wifi. The thing is, the wifi network is totally seperate from the office LAN, and i've got to be on wifi if i want to use protocols like ssh or git. I configured ...
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How to make some Virtual IP Address?

I want to make some Virtual IP Addresses for my network adapter or wireless adapter, so that I can connect to network with more than one IP address from one computer or laptop. How can I do it? (I ...
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Wireless working but not connecting to my router? [closed]

I can not connect to my router but the wireless connection displays all the available connections. It attempts to connect after I type in the password but does nothing but keep asking for password ...
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Alternative to Broadcom STA Wireless Driver

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Macbook Pro 5.5. Everything has worked nearly flawlessly, with the exception of the wireless. I cannot describe how poor the proprietary Broadcom driver is. I'm unable ...
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How do I install this patched b43 driver?

Recently I purchased a Macbook Pro that has a BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi card that does not work with the default kernel. sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name MacBookPro8,2 lspci |grep 4331 ...
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How do I connect a wired desktop to internet via a wireless laptop?

I have a desktop system running Ubuntu 10.10. It has no wireless card just a wired Ethernet card. I have a Thinkpad T42 laptop running Ubuntu 10.10 in the same room as the desktop. It uses its ...
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Which information to provide on a wireless bug report?

I own a Belkin wireless USB adapter. It seems to be supported by the rtl8192cu driver in 11.10 betas, which is great, because in 11.04 the driver had to be compiled/installed manually. But, nobody is ...
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Cannot change soft block setting to “no” for AR9287 Wireless Network

My wireless works, but I have to right click the network manager applet and enable wireless on every boot which is annoying. This is the output of rfkill normally: x@Triela:~$ rfkill list 0: ...
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I cannot create ad-hoc wireless networks and stay connected. How can I fix this?

I'm on 11.10, and no wireless networks I create are staying connected. I had created one called "cookie" many moons ago, then deleted it some time after upgrading to 11.10. Strangely, that network ...
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How can I stop my Samsung NC150+ from thinking it's american and no longer being able to connect to wireless networks set to channel 12 and 13

So a while a go I discovered that the reason why everyone else was able to connect to the wireless except for me (whilst being able to see other networks) was that the wireless I used to be able to ...
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Lenovo S10-3 Wifi Switch Problem [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my Lenovo Netbook S10-3. Everything is working so good, wifi, camera, and even my usb broadband. But one time I turned off my wifi using wifi switch (it's a hardware switch ...
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Disable wlan0 -device permanently

I executed unsuccessfully the following line in /etc/rc.local with permissions 755: sudo ifdown 00:1f:9c:c3:b3:77 where the last word is presenting the address of my wlan0 device. Having the ...
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Wireless drops out on wake

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on a laptop, and quite often (but not always), if I open the lid to wake the computer from Suspend, the wireless connection finds nothing. I've tried using ifup and ifdown, ...
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How can I connect to PPPOE over Wifi? (English/Español)

In English*: Hello good start this topic because I have a big problem in Ubuntu 11.04, I realize that does not support PPPOE Wifi my Wifi connection uses double dialing to connect to Wifi as I have ...
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BCM 4313 LAN Driver must be removed and activated everytime Ubuntu starts [closed]

I got my BCM 4314 LAN in my Toshiba Satellite to work by removing the STA Broadcom proprietary driver and then activating it. This has to be done every time Ubuntu is started. Is there a way to get ...
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Lost wireless mouse connection when laptop is on battery

I just bought a HP wireless mouse, but I'm having some issues. The cursor frequently becomes non-responsive to mouse movements. I noticed that it only happens on my laptop when it is running off the ...
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No wireless detected, no drivers available

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 32bit on a Lenovo E520 with a Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN device. Though Windows7 can connect itself to WiFi as well as being able to see other WiFi networks, Ubuntu can not. ...
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Create wifi network that links to specific server page on boot

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 headless with a wifi card. Everything works fine, but I need the box create a wifi point on boot that redirects all connected users to a certain page on the server. Let me ...
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Wireless setting -WPA2 Enterprise

I'm setting my wireless environment. I have to use WPA2 Enterprise with PEAP and have to use AES encryption. But I can't find where encryption config is. (MS-Windows has the option) How can I config ...
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Compaq Mini netbook, wireless problem

I have a Compaq Mini and I had just installed Ubuntu 10.10 in it and everything runs great. Except for the fact that it can only connect to the internet by ethernet connection and not wireless. I ...
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Execute script when [dis]connected to wifi?

I have two one-liner scripts that write IP address and SSID to files in my Dropbox; I would like my Android phone to sync to Dropbox and read the IP and SSID and do stuff via Tasker if it's on the ...
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No Wireless N on Intel 5100

I've got a D-Link DIR-655 router and a laptop with a Intel WiFi Link 5100 network card. I'm running Ubuntu 11.4 x64 - uname -a: Linux fraekkert 2.6.38-11-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 29 19:02:55 ...
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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?