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

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Problem connecting to Android wireless tether

I have two different mobile phones from T-mobile, a G2x and a Defy. Both are set up for wireless tethering. I have two machines running Ubuntu 11.10, an HP netbook and an older Dell notebook. They ...
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How to set wifi max connection tries?

I have a wifi network configured within networkmanager. Unfortunately I cannot use this as long as I sit on my workplace as there is the signal is very low. But when I go over to other workplaces of ...
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How to get unpublished kernel updates?

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=commitdiff;h=652aa6a9ac4a5f8d3e1fa3f6466646519e83c01e The above link has the device ids of apple's keyboards added to the kernel, ...
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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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Auto reconnect wifi?

I use 10.04 on my laptop . Whenever my router switches on and off I have to manually click on a popup ok button to re-enable connection to router . How can this be done automatically ? Thanks.
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Dell inspiron XPS wireless problem

I installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS beside Windows XP on a different partition. But when I first turned on Ubuntu, I saw an exclamation mark on the wireless symbol on the taskbar. When I click on that icon, ...
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Dell inspiron 1545 wired and wireless do not work

When I realized my wireless wasn't working with ubuntu, I plugged my laptop in to try and figure out the problem online - only to find it doesn't work that way, either. The problem isn't my internet/ ...
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Atheros AR9285 does not work on 11.10

I have installed the 11.10 and everything went smoothly. The wifi card was automatically detected and connected to my wifi network, downloaded all the required files. But after the restart, I can't ...
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Skype Access does not identify available hotspots [closed]

Skype access is a pay as you go wifi hotspot service as part of the Skype package, which allows use of e.g. Boingo as a pay per minute service. In Ubuntu 11.10 when running Skype Access it never ...
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BCM4306 slow speeds when set to 54Mbps

I recently did a command line minimal installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Compaq Presario 2500 laptop. This laptop has the Broadcom BCM4306 rev 02 Wi-Fi adapter. I've installed the ...
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Building driver for Ralink RT5370 USB WiFi WLAN Dongle

I have a Trim-Slice Value using Ubuntu 11.04. It comes with a Ralink RT5370 802.11n WiFi dongle. When I plug the dongle in, it does not 'just work'; ifconfig and iwconfig do not show the device, ...
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How do I enable wireless on a Macbook Pro 5,2 (17-inch from mid-2009)?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 on my Ubuntu partition on my macbook pro and I love it. Except I have no wireless option/icon to select a wireless network. I have done some digging online to see ...
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Laptop Wifi problems

Two different Dell Laptops, a Latitude D820 and an E5510 both running Ubuntu 11.10. Both will connect to wireless, but immediately drop the connection and then make me reinput the wireless key. The ...
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How do I get a TP Link TL WN722N wireless card working?

I recently built a barebones machine (shuttle SH67H3), installed Oneiric (64-bit) and everything was great (no wireless card but wired connection was fine). Now our router has changed locations and ...
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Wireless Connection Failure with a Sweex Wireless 54g adapter

My internet access was fine, when I shut down my pc and then open it again! Then, the pc recognized the net's name but it does not recognize the password to the wireless!! For some reason my mobile ...
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How to unblock something listed in rfkill?

I think I may have found the cause of my problems with connecting to wifi in Ubuntu 11.10. I type this in Terminal: peter@peter-AO531h:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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BCM4306, b43 legacy driver installed, but “firmware missing” error

I have the following wireless hardware on a Compaq evo N600c laptop running lubuntu latest. ciaran@compaq:~$ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 ...
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Ethernet and wireless will not work: Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit on a Gateway notebook

I have a Gateway notebook and installed Vista on it (successfully), but cannot get my new Ubuntu 10.4 installation to connect with the internet wirelessly. I can get a list of routers (on the ...
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What's the “right way” to restart services in 11.10? [duplicate]

I have a stack of things I used to do when my wireless was spazzing out (which it seems to do from time to time), including running sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart but lately I'm getting this when ...
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I can't enable an Intel 5100AGN wireless card

I previously installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop. That version installed wireless driver automatically and it worked well. But now I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 and cann't enable it's wireless. My ...
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can't get wireless to work hp dv900, broadcom bcm4311. I'm new to linux and ubuntu please help! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? lspci output: 00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation C51 Host Bridge (rev a2) 00:00.1 RAM memory: nVidia ...
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Wireless problem. I have looked through the tutorial! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? I have just downloaded my first Ubuntu version which is 11.10. I now cant access my wireless. I have looked through the ...
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Levono b570 can't enable wlan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work I´ve got the following problem on my new notebook: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I can not enable ...
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Cannot connect to wireless network with a Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN card

I installed ubuntu on my old HP. it is the 11.10 version. I cannot find out how to connect it to my wireless network. I can't even get it to scan for available networks. Link to my pastebin: ...
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Added wireless printer for Canon MG8150 no print is produced

On my new computer a 64 bits - I have a 64 bits Ubuntu 11.10 installed. Adding network printer with settings for a generic MG8100 printer: Location: host-ip Device URI: lpd://host-ip/LPT5 model: ...
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Wi-Fi connection almost stops working after some time on an Asus PCE-N15 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: RealTek RTL8188CE WiFi adapter doesn't connect reliably I have an ASUS PCE-N15 in my PC, which I connect to my home network with NetworkManager. I use "WPA & ...
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Bridge Laptop's Ethernet to Wireless

The laptop wirelessly connects to my router, while the desktop is connected to the laptop with an ethernet wire. The desktop successfully can use the internet if I set the connection to be shared on ...
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Wireless on dv1000 works while installing but not while using

That's it. When I install ubuntu (and xubuntu) I can use the wireless of the HP dv1000 for download packages, but after the installation is ready and it comes to the real work..fail it is like I ...
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How do I get a Broadcom 4318 Wireless card working?

My broadcom 4318 card is recognized when lspci is entered in terminal. It will not work though. I did a sudo apt-get update then install b43 but nothing....... any ideas? Ubuntu 11.10
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wlan0 does NOT show up on iwconfig [closed]

OS: UBUNTU 11.10 HW: SDIO WiFi dongle with Atheros AR6103 module PCI to SDIO adapter board Problem: The system does not recognize the WiFi dongle although the adapter board is sensing the dongle ...
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How do I cleanly remove NDISwrapper?

A while back (and for some time) I used this forum post at UbuntuForums.org to get the Broadcom wireless on my Dell Inspiron 1521 working properly. Now, a better method has been made available here ...
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What wireless driver am I using?

Im trying to find the most suitable driver for my network USB device in Ubuntu 11.10. First, where can I check the driver that ubuntu is using to control this device? It appears as interface wireless ...
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I can't configure my networks or use my wifi adapter

I'm dual clienting windows vista and ubuntu 11.10, and i have it set to where i can choose which i use at startup. Now the problem i'm having is that i use and external usb wireless adapter and i ...
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I have a laptop, can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I have an intranet without connection to the Internet, and then I have WiFi with connection to the Internet. Can I make a configuration that makes it possible to be connected to the Internet through ...
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How do i configure universal USB modems (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect) [duplicate]

There is no user guide with this USB modem for linux installation and it is not detected automatically in Ubuntu 11.10. Help.
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How do I make my Atheros AR9285 wireless adapter work?

Today I installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on to my lenovo B570 using wubi.exe. After booting up, I discovered that I could not turn on wireless networking. I have a Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I ran ...
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How to fix BCM4312 driver problem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom STA driver doesn’t work well with BCM4313 I have a Dell Laptop on which wireless is giving me problems.The card some times is detected and some times the card ...
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I can't get on the internet via a wireless connection

This computer, (running Ubuntu 11.10 oneiric) I'm writing from is connected to the inet via Clearwire modem, to Belkin N600 DB wireless router (ethernet cable). This router successfully connects via ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 Internet Sharing via Wireless

I just setup fresh kubuntu 11.10. I have a wired internet in my apartment but need to do wireless internet sharing from kubuntu (laptop i using) to another mac book pro. I can't find the solution that ...
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A tool to measure signal strength of wireless

I want to know if there exists any command line option or GUI tool (Ubuntu 11.10) so that I can measure the strength of wireless signal at a given location. I have a house where the wireless is not ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 works poorly on a HP Pavilion G4-1212TU

I just bought a HP Pavilion G4-1212TU laptop and put Ubuntu 11.10 on it. WiFi works badly. It can usually connect (though showing a lower strength level than when the laptop is in Windows) but ...
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How to get BCM4312 driver to work properly?

I have a Dell Laptop on which wireless and every thing used to work perfectly.Today morning I noticed the suddenly there is no wireless at all. On a working condition I used to have folllowing lspci ...
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Wireless firmware missing!

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on the Win 7 machine for the first time. I'm unaware of any commands. I'm unable to connect the Internet using my laptop. I haven't tried using the wired connection. ...
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How to get a stable WLAN-connection with a Lenovo x121e?

I have permament problem when using WLAN with my Lenovo ThinkPad x121e. The wireless network adapter in use is this one: lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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How to troubleshoot my unstable wireless connection?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and I use a D-Link DWA-110 USB device for receiving signal form my router. My connection drops down after a while (sometimes minutes, sometimes hours). It seems to be connected to ...
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How do I do a B43 Legacy install on Ubuntu 11.10?

I recently installed ubuntu onto an extra hard drive and everything booted correctly. However, my Linksys wireless card is not working. I went though all the forums and walk throughs and I know that I ...
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Wireless firmware installation w/no connection

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a Compaq Presario V5000 (V5102NR specific) and can't get the wireless network to work (54g 802.11b/g WLAN with 125HSM BCM4318). I've tried to install by copying ...
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Acer Aspire Z5610 Touchscreen All-in-One Dual Boot

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on Wubi in a Windows 7 environment. After successful installation and reboot, I am presented with the dual-boot prompt as expected. However, my keyboard/mouse are ...
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Wireless stopped working on a Gateway LT2805u

Gateway LT2805u Netbook Running Ubuntu 10.04. Wireless suddenly stopped working. rfkill shows no output. And the wireless card shows "Unclaimed". Card is an Atheros (ar9285 i think). My hardware ...
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Wireless not recognised on a Compaq Presario CQ57

Hello I just bought a new COMPAQ Presario CQ57-356SA laptop, and I'm having problems enabling the wireless. When I start the laptop the Wi-Fi icon glows orange (off), when Windows boots up somewhere ...