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

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WiFi slow sometimes, reboot helps, how do I debug it?

Ubuntu 12.04.1 with all updates installed. Laptop Lenovo Thinkpad X230 with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205. WiFi sometimes becomes extremely slow. Often this occurs when I wake the system ...
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Realtek RTL8191SE crashes with intense networking

I've been using Ubuntu for a few weeks now, and since then I've been unable to solve my wireless problem. Every time time I run some intense networking like DL and streaming my wireless crashes, or if ...
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No firmware found for Broadcom wireless card (BCM4318) on Dell Latitude D610

Trying to get my 03:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) working. I just reformated and installed 12.04 on this old ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM430N wireless card working?

My acer computer with ubuntu12.10 can't connect the wifi. how can i do with this. i see the question at Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312,the first answer said i can use b43-fwcutter and ...
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How do I get a Broadcom Wireless BCM43225 card working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working During the installation of my Ubuntu 12.10 I could use the wireless connection for extra updates. After the installation ...
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Dell Inspiron 5720 Wifi (Broadcom BCM43142, Ubuntu 12.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 5720. Cant get wifi to work. sudo lshw -C network: *-...
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Wireless not connecting (Or detecting) before actually installing ubuntu on MacBook Pro

Today I was attempting to install ubuntu on my MacBook as a separate partition. I was able to get ubuntu ready to install via a dvd, but I encountered a problem once I actually wanted to begin ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network

The following is the info from the command. I hope it helps. Thanks, Mike 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a00] (rev 0c) 00:01.0 ...
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How do I share a connection from an iPhone to Ubuntu?

I would like to share my 3g connection from my iPhone with my computer. I made it worked using usb on ubuntu 12.04 but since I updated to 12.10 (my bad) now it says : "device not managed". I tried a ...
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Wireless speed drops over time and doesn't get up if not reconnected on an Asus PCE-N15 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: RealTek RTL8188CE WiFi adapter doesn’t connect reliably I am using Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and I have a Asus PCE-N15 wireless card(in PCI-E slot). The problem is that first ...
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Unstable Wifi and Spontaneous Low-graphic Error with Pavilion DV4

I've been having numerous problems with connectivity through WiFi. It had been working for a few days and now it doesn't. On top of that around 40% of every time I turn on the laptop it shows "System ...
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just downloaded ubuntu on macbook pro and cannot see internet connections available

I am just getting started using ubuntu, and am very unfamiliar with the OS and cannot seem to see my wireless connection under network connections, can someone please help me?
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wifi and the gwibber icons disappeared from the indicator applet

They have disappeared from the indicator applet in the gnome-panel without asking me anything nor notifying. How can I bring them back in 11.04? I have rebooted and the situation persists. The ...
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NetworkManager refuses to manage my WLAN interface

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6 on a brand-new Samsung NP900X4C. The installer detected the wireless adapter, took in the SSID and WPA passphrase, wrote these into /etc/network/interfaces and ...
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WIFI no longer working for no apparent reason…on 12.04

Since today, my wifi LED is off, I cannot enable it and it seems that the OS cannot detect the Wifi card at all. It's like it has disappeared! I tried BIOS default reset- didn't work I didn't update ...
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How do I install windows wireless driver for TP-Link TL-WN7200ND

I'm using the TP-Link TL-WN7200ND USB wireless adapter. I have downloaded the Windows drivers and updated Ubuntu to 10.10 by manually connecting the computer to the router. I also installed ...
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Lenovo Ideapad N581 with 12.10 does not connect to WLAN

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my new laptop Lenovo IdeaPad N581 MBA84GE - Ivy-Bridge i3-2370M 8GB 500GB, but it doesn't connect to WLAN. In 12.04 it didn't connect too. What can I do?
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Intermittent wireless connection in Ubuntu but not in Windows

I am new to Ubuntu. My wireless connection on Ubuntu is not consistent. It connects then disconnects and playing an ON and OFF game. Please suggest some solution. Is there something that I have ...
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Wireless connection keeps dropping with an Intel 3945ABG card

After updating to 11.10 from 11.04, my wireless connection keeps dropping off from time to time. Now, I already experience this problem when I was using 10.04 (the workaround back then was to ...
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WiFi doesn't work since 11.10 thought it would be fixed on 12.04

My wireless adapter is RTL8191SEvB. The driver which has been working was the rtl819xSE, but when I upgraded to 11.10, it just stopped working and nothing changed after upgrading to 12.04. I really ...
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I need help installing my dlink dwa-160 usb adapter on ubuntu 12.04.1?

I bought the dlink dwa-160 usb adapter a few days ago and i could not get it work. I tried using windows wireless drivers and it found the device but no communication was made. I also tried to use ...
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Very very slow transfer speeds between Windows 7 and samba server running on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 minimal

As mentioned in the title I tried transferring files between Windows 7 and the samba server running on both Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 but both showed very slow transfer speeds. Can someone please guide ...
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How to Enable Wireless on Nexus 7

How do I enable Wireless on my Nexus 7 running Ubuntu on Nexus7? When I click the Network Manager Icon its not showing any available networks.
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Wifi connection to scanner not working

I have a Samsung NC10 running Ubuntu 12.04 with wifi connection to a Netgear DG834PN router with wifi connection to an Epson SX515W multi function printer. I also have a desktop machine running 12.04 ...
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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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My wifi in ubuntu 11.10 so slow [closed]

how could I repair? I update Ubuntu 11.04 to ubuntu 11.10, Im new user, help me Thanks
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How can I get the ESSID name only that I connected with?

I tried $iwconfig | grep wlan0 but all I got was the line that my connected ESSID name exists. But I need only the name. How do I get just the name?
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How to increase my Ubuntu disk space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resize partition with GParted I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7. During Ubuntu installation, I shrinked the Windows drive 10GB and Ubuntu installed in this space....
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trying to setup wireless

I'm trying to set up wireless on vostro 1520 dell laptop, with latest Ubuntu install. Here's the output of some of the commands that I was told to run: lshw -C network viggy@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C ...
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Cannot find “has_antenna_diversity_support”

I have a HP Pavilion dm1 and I cannot get the wireless to work. I have found may tutorials on how to fix this, but they require changing HAS_ANTENNA_DIVERSITY_SUPPORT to HAS_ANTENNA_DIVERSITY_SUPPORT=...
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Cannot find wireless after installation, please help

I recently posted a question but couldn't get any help from it so here goes again: I am new to Linux. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a USB drive to put on an old laptop just for fun. I realized that ...
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What functionality of an iPad can I use with Ubuntu?

What functionality of an iPad can I use with Ubuntu? I'm thinking about buying an iPad, but I only have Ubuntu PCs these days (no Windows, no Mac), and I'm nervous that it may be too reliant on the ...
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Where are store wifi connection parameters?

When I do a fresh install of the distribution, one of the annoying things is that I lose all my wifi connection. Thus I would like to know in which file all data are stored (WEP key and SSID) in order ...
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Ralink rt3090 driver installed and wireless doesn't work on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a LG A-410 lap-top (64 bits) with rt 3090 wireless card. Searching the problem I discover that I already have a rt 3090-dkms installed, but my wireless doesn't work. *-network UNCLAIMED ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 WiFi Problems

I have a 32 bit machine running Ubuntu 12.10 with WiFi on it. I have a WPA2 network at home, but if I leave the USB Adapter plugged in while it boots, it infinitely keeps asking for the network ...
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Wireless was disabled?

I downloaded version 11.04 and it does not find the drivers to install and can not even find anything on google to fix this problem. thought I was my wireless did not work on linux, but I downloaded ...
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Support TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N network card

Has anyone been able to get a TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N card working under Ubuntu? If so, what drivers did you use and where did you find them? I have this card and would really like to be able ...
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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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My computer can't connect to my WIFI

I am incredibly new to using Linux of any kind. I'm trying this on my netbook just to learn what it is about, and I'm really struggling with getting it connected to the Wifi. I have just installed ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wifi hotspot problem

After upgrade Ubuntu to 12.10 (x64) (pure install), my phone can't find my notebook's wifi hotspot. The hotspot was created by click 'Create New Wireless Network...' from the network indicator menu, ...
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I can't install my TL-WN422G in ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 in my PC and removed windows 7, but i have a problem with my Tp link WN422G, it does not work, i try differents methodes to install it and it give no results. I need your ...
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How do I get Clear Wireless to work on Ubuntu? Is there a solution?

I have seen quite a few posts on this issue but no solutions I could find. Does anyone know of a way to get a connection using Clear. I really don't want to give up using ubuntu but it seems like I ...
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Pppoe wireless connection, Ubuntu 12.4

I recently bought a new computer (Asus 1015 cx) with Ubuntu (12.4) as preinstalled system. My problem is with the internet. The computer connects just fine to the free wifi we have at home, but in ...
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Pluscom MAC address shows up but “wireless unavailable”

I've got a pluscom pci card plugged into my desktop and although the mac address shows up in network manager, it says "Wireless unavailable". I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Shell Remix... edgar@...
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How to debug wifi connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I have a hardware detection problem, what logs do I need to look into? I am using Ubuntu's Network Manager to connect to a local wifi router. My problem is, that it often ...
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Connected to wireless network but no internet

I'm connected to my wireless network but am unable to connect to the internet. It appears I do not have an IP address and I'm not sure what to do. I had working internet until I booted up this morning....
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG drops wireless and forgets wireless pass key every 10 seconds

Long time ubuntu user here. I usually use www.ubuntuforums.org but i thought I would something here. Anyway i recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 with my Lenovo x61s laptop. Immediately after ...
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Atheros 922 PCI WIFI is disabled in Unity but enabled in terminal - How to get it to work?

I am trying to get my PCI Wireless Atheros 922 card to work. It is disabled in Unity: both the network utility and the desktop (see screenshot http://www.amisdurailhalanzy.be/Screenshot%20from%202012-...
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Ubuntu on iMac - airport disappeared?

I installed Ubuntu on my iMac (which had been getting rather sluggish) - as the main OS, not as a second one via Boot Camp. Ubuntu starts up beautifully, but it can't seem to find the airport card. ...
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Macbook Pro 8.1 Wireless Instructions

I have been following some instructions on how to get the wireless card working on my early 2011 MBP running Ubuntu 11.10. These can be found here. I get to the following steps: Extract the firmware:...