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

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B43legacy drivers for broadcom wireless [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I have attempted the legacy drivers as my laptop I installed ubuntu on, is a old HP 4306 model of Broadcom. However, ...
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Automatic Login for WiFi Hotspot

I am trying to access the internet through a WiFi Hotspot which requires login details to be entered into a web browser. It keeps disconnecting and requiring me to re-login every few minutes. Is ...
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WPA2 authentication fails using USB network devices (Linksys and Rosewill) [closed]

Decided to reduce the clutter in the house and replace a wired connection with a wireless one on my wife's system using USB network device Rosewill RNX-X1. I can see and connect to unprotected ...
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Can't connect to wireless on Lubuntu

I have a Cisco PCI LAN+WLAN 802.11b card in my IBM ThinkPad T30 laptop. Is this wireless card compatible with Lubuntu? I have Lubuntu installed and it just won't connect. It keeps saying that it is ...
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No wifi connection with Atheros wifi card ar2143, gui only works in wired connection

So I've been having multiple issues installing both 12.04 and natty narwhal 11.04. I installed from a usb drive both times exactly as ubuntu.com said to onto a custom build desktop with a Atheros ...
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Setup autom share network in my home

Every computer in my home runs Ubuntu 12.04 We have a wireless network setup. I want to be able to share files & printer wirelessly over the network. But I am a total idiot when it comes to ...
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set up WLAN on a Ubuntu desktop to connect with wireless device

I'm using a desktop computer with Ubuntu 12.04 OS. This PC is connected to internet and a local network which is also connected by a wifi router. Can I use this PC to connect to other wireless ...
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Can connect to WiFi but cannot go on the Internet (Ubuntu 12.04)

I recently got myself a new HP Pavilion dm4-2102eo with a built-in Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 WiFi adapter. After messing a bit around with the partitions on the hard drive, I finally got to ...
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Problems in WLAN Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have problems in connecting to internet via my WLAN. I had ubuntu 10.04 LTS initially which I recently upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the problem existed from the earlier version. I can connect to ...
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Updating driver for DWA 160 ubuntu for Ubuntu 12.04

I have used this website to install the driver for DWA-160 http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/229-ubuntu-precise-dlink-dwa160-revb2 Lately I've been having some trouble with updating eclipse so it ...
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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 ...
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How can I connect 12.4 to the Internet with WEP key?

I have Ubuntu and I want to know how can I connect to the Internet using my WEP key for my wireless. I tried too many times but it doesn't work. I have my wireless password but it doesn't work too. ...
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Does a Linksys WMP110 Wireless Card work? [closed]

Does the linksys WMP110 "just work" for Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?
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Cannot connect to wifi after downloading 12.04, repeated prompts for password

I have had this OS for a little bit but this is my first upgrade and my first issue I am trying to deal with without my buddy who got my on Ubuntu in the first place (who is on the other side of the ...
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Wireless cuts out on Toshiba Satellite S7208

I recently got a Toshiba Satellite L875-S7208 with Windows 7 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual boot to the same Windows partition. However, usually 15 minutes or less after booting, ...
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Wireless connection keeps losing connection

I'm having this annoying problem with my Ubuntu 12.04.1, upgraded from 10.04. The thing is that my wireless connection keeps going out of connection every 15-20 minutes, and sometimes I have to reboot ...
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How to Stop Ubuntu 12.10 Wireless From Dropping Out [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There’s an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Appreciate any help. I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and it's been a nightmare on my Wireless ...
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Unable to get wireless working, RT2800 PCI [1814:0601], rt2x00queue_write_tx_frame: Error [closed]

Partial noob here, wanted to try Mythbuntu to replace a dying Tivo, and am having problems with some of the basics. After a weekend of studying, I've learned a bit but I keep hitting dead ends I don't ...
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12.04 Wireless network asks for WEP key every 5 minutes, Please Help

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Desktop I am connecting to my home Wi-fi using wep key, like I do with all of my other devices. There is no issue with the wi-fi as none of my other devices have this ...
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WiFi card driver install problems

I have a Linksys Wireless G PCI adapter with drivers for Windows downloaded. I have tried this method: cd /home/username/Desktop/filename/Drivers (With the correct information, of course) I then ...
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Slow wireless on Dell XPS 14 ultrabook

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running on this Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook (L421X). Everything is working but my wireless transfer rates are low. I'm getting about 1MB/s download speed on the ultrabook vs 15MB/s on ...
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Internet via Wifi disconnects when I connect ethernet cable to connect a ethernet device?

Internet via Wifi disconnects when I connect Ethernet cable to connect to a Ethernet device. Wifi is configured for DHCP and connected with internet - works okay. If I connect ethernet cable with a ...
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Wired connection stops working suddenly

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I was downloading something via Aria... and then it suddenly stopped. There was no connection to the Internet. I tried to ping the host but there was no reply. Also tried to ping ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 patched b43 driver compilation error

I tried this How do I install this patched b43 driver? guide to install patched b43 driver on Ubuntu 12.04 with 3.2.0-31-generic kernel but I can't pass compilation phase.Here is what I did: wget ...
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Wifi connected but no data transfer: “ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available” [duplicate]

I have upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 using System Upgrade option. And since then, I am not able to use wireless. It ping for some 6 or 20 times and then throw this error: "no Buffer space available". ...
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Wireless connection intermittent on 12.04

I have a Rosewill RNX-n300 PCI wireless card, and since installing 12.04 the connection intermittently stops receiving data. The problem seems to be worse when downloading files, whether from the web, ...
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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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Is the wireless driver from Live USB different from the standard install?

Linux newbie here. I've been trying to use Ubuntu (x64) as my main OS since 11.10, but my wireless connection on it has been very unstable, droping every other 5-10 mins. For this reason I see myself ...
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Wireless on an Atheros AR9285 is slow and disconnects

I installed Ubuntu on my notebook yesterday. All right except wi-fi connection. I found wi-fi network (based on D-link dir-300) and connected. But it works too slow and disconnect every 1-3 minutes. ...
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Acer Aspire V5-575 Wifi Issues

I recently bought an Aspire A5-575 laptop which works great, the only issue I'm having is with the Wifi. It seems to have a hard time connecting, and then will randomly disconnect. When it's ...
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12.04 drops Wired Network if Wireless connects

This is a little different then most of the questions I have seen here. When I am at my office I keep my Lenovo Thinkpad t61p running Ubuntu 12.04 x64 connected via wired Ethernet. I also typically ...
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I am connected to 2 WLAN. How can i choose which program uses which connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bind software to different network interfaces I am connected to 2 WLANs. One is using the integrated broadcom wireless adapter in my laptop while the other is using an ...
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Use Mobile Broadband USB as Wireless Adapter USB - HUAWEI E173

I have an Mobile Broadband USB (HUAWEI E173), which can also work as a WiFi Adapter USB. The problem is that Ubuntu 12.04 only recognizes it as an Mobile Broadband USB, not as an Wireless Adapter ...
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How fix wireless problem on ubuntu 12.04? Dell Vostro 3750

I have install Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine and I have problem with wireless. On system settings > web, I can not switch it on. I have tried: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get ...
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I have just one working Wifi connection

After configuring my Computer for PXE installation (as a Server). I have only one working internet connection via my home Wifi. The configuration was followed by PXE Install server Community help. ...
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Installing 12.04 through Update Manager on a XP/ubuntu dual-boot

I currently have a dual-boot system running XP Pro SP3 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I decided to upgrade to 12.04 using the Update Manager from the network and NOT using ISO CD version. Now that I am in ...
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Can't connect to the Internet [closed]

I installed, today 10/05/12, for the first time. I've used Windows for several years. Well, it's not as user friendly as some people claim. I decided to give it a try but it's very upsetting that ...
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Only run CRON job if connected to specific wifi network

I am a newbie to scripting on Linux (Lubuntu), but I would like to make a script that runs a cron job only if my laptop is connected to my home wifi. Is this possible? I guess, I could do something ...
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Centrino Wireless-N 1000 poor performance on N Network

Everything worked fine in previous Ubuntu 10.10. I installed new Natty 11.04 and wireless started behaving poorly. The performance is so random, sometimes it works fine and sometimes, all it does is ...
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How to enable my WiFi in DELL vostro 1500?

My WiFi is off but the connection with cable is okay. How to resolve this problem? I am using 12.04 with Windows 7.
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Playing music or movies kills my WiFi

I'm running 10.10 on a desktop and I have two routers: the first connects to the Internet and serves DHCP addresses to my devices, the second is a WiFi LAN around the house. Both routers run Tomato ...
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Is there a way to disable the hardware on/off switch for the Wireless interface?

I have an HP 520 and is running the latest Ubuntu 11.10. The hardware works fine with Ubuntu with one exception: The device has a hardware switch for turning the wifi on and off. Every time the wi-fi ...
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12.04 LTS wireless not working in Dell Insprion E1405 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? I have the windows XP media edition running on my Dell Inspiron E1405 with all the hardware working properly. Recently i ...
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How do I get a Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter working?

Hi ask ubuntu my wireless is not working so here is my info : System Using : Lenovo Z570 $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any ...
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Why does the network icons sometimes disappears from the systray?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 in a Samsung 305u notebook and sometimes the icon of the wifi or network disappears from the systray and I have to enter to system settings to enter or disconnect from a ...
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Wireless not functional

I am a complete newcomer to Ubuntu. Today I installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto an 3 or 4 year old laptop - an HP DV2221. Install went fine, except that I can't get the wireless card to operate. I see that ...
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How to install Netgear N-300 UAB adapter WNA3100 on Ubuntu 12.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, the first thing I'm trying to do, is to setup my wireless adapter. I can see it using lsusb: beer@beer-linux:~$ lsusb ... Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 ...
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no wireless 12.04

Installed 12.04 on HP laptop with wireless hardware switch. Apparently no driver included in 12.04, and can't find one via driver update. Worked fine with 10.04 and Win XP. Seems to me that ...
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How do I toggle the wifi hardware switch for a Dell XPS 17 L702X?

Every now and then, I disable my wireless via the menu icon in Ubuntu. Then, when I try to enable the wifi, it tells me that "wireless is disabled" or "wireless is disabled by hardware switch". There ...
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Alpha wireless adapter disconnect at random time

I have wireless adapter called Alpha AWUS036H , it disconnects at random times , and reconnects again after several minutes , and that happens always. Ubuntu 12.04. I searched and found similar ...