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

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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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WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
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What application in ubuntu that is like MDMA in Windows?

I use MDMA in windows to connect my GSM modem. I connect it in GPRS signal. Then I changed the signal to 3G without disconnecting the internet connection. Is there any application that can do like the ...
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Missing firmware on a Broadcom BCM4322 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Broadcom BCM43XX working? I'm a new ubuntu user(11.10). I don't know how to connect wireless network. Could you possibly help me? Network 02:00.0 ...
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Can't configure wireless now that WPA2 is enabled! [closed]

I had removed network-manager as soon as I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Earlier I used to do the following to connect (successfully) on command line: iwconfig eth2 essid NASA dhclient eth2 Now that WPA2 ...
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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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Broadcom wireless card only works when the power is plugged in [closed]

I've a Dell, with a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g wireless card. It works well when the laptop is plugged to the power suply, but when it's with battery it doesn't work well. Do you know why is this?
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Need to manually enable wireless networking on a Centrino N 6200

When I run Ubuntu automatic connected to wireless network but cannot connect to Internet till I do Disable then enable networking, Please I need solution for this issue, Help. I get this output when ...
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How do I enable wireless on HP Pavilion dm1?

My wireless network is physically enabled and the "enable wireless" appears properly on the top menu, however checking it doesn't seem to have any affect. Anyone came across this problem? I have a new ...
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Wireless problems, doesnt seem to have any easy fix

I was on my laptop dell latitude d630(wireless was working just fine) then out of no where it stopped working but if use a wireless usb adapter i can reconnect i have tried sudo get-apt install ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4313?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 it suggested I should use the proprietary STA driver, so I did. This caused a lot of problems and I spent hours troubleshooting. I then tried removing the driver by ...
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Broadcom b43 power management [closed]

I can't enable power management functions on my Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN card (as sugested by PowerTOP) Here are some prints: root@grumpy:~# lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Installation of driver failed

It says " please have a look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log" and I have no idea where to find this so called file.
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No wlan0 found with a Broadcom 4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an Asus 1015PN netbook with 2 gigabytes memory using WUBI. Got a Broadcom 4313 chipset ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop , the model of my wireless chip is broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY . I ...
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Help with persistence

Every time I get to a certain stage of installing either the wireless drivers, or FBReader, or VLC when my system hangs or crashes. ?Then on reboot, I am asked for a password by Ubuntu, which I don't ...
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Best half mini PCI-E (laptop) Wireless card

I'm thinking about replacing the wireless card on my laptop (an atheros ar9285) because it is slow. What are the best half mini PCI-E 802.11n cards with 300 Mbps max speed and two antennas? I wan't ...
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“Fails to install drivers” error with a BCM 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I am using a Dell Inspiron 1464. My wlan card is a Dell wireless 1397 whose chipset is made by Broadcom. The chip is ...
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RT2561/RT61 wireless doesn't pick up SSID

I just upgraded my parents' computer from an old (9.04) Ubuntu to 11.10. And...11.10 automatically installs the driver for the wireless adaptor, which is nice. But the computer can't pick up the ...
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Prevent wireless from turning off when lid goes down

I frequently leave my laptop idle and close the lid when i do so. Problem is that the wireless turns off if i do so and my downloads can't happen. Is there anyway to prevent that from happening? I ...
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How do I activate the Broadcom wireless driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I have downloaded the drivers that are supposed to fix my wireless problem. The problem is the instructions do not ...
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Wirless network disabled by hardware switch

I have tried turning on both the physical hardware switch and the fn, f2 and the same problem persists. I am dual booting with windows 7. it works fine with 7. I consider myself able to navigate most ...
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How to use wi-fi Atheros card to share the Internet with Windows 7 box? [closed]

The problem is: when my friend creates a shared wi-fi connection in his Windows 7 box, my Ubuntu box sees that. It has two icons: wi-fi signal (as it is wi-fi) and a wired connection (so I don't ...
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Help with Wifi problem on Acer Aspire One 532h update to 11.10

I just upgraded to 11.10 and extremely frustratingly cannot keep a stable connection to ANY WLAN. It will connect, then disconnect, then connect, making anything that requires the internet ...
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Network really slow with TL-WN951N wireless card [closed]

I literally just installed ubuntu and it seems to be working great except the network is deadly slow. I'm running a TL-WN951N wireless card which can download at about 600-700 KB/s in windows but in ...
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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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Where to get Dell Inspiron 1545 drivers for the Dell 1397 wlan minicard wireless card?

I cant seem to find the drivers for my Dell Wireless WLAN 1397 Minicard for ubuntu 11.04 andone know how i can get them and install them im sort of new to ubuntu?
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Wireless will not connect with an AzureWave chipset

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on the same machine as my windows setup. However, it will not connect to my wireless network. It can see its there, it can attempt to connect, yet it will never connect. ...
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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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Wifi does not start (after suspend or pressing the off switch); light blinks when connection is active [closed]

I have a hp compaq nx7300 and if i press the Wifi button it stops, but if i press it again it wont start. It will start just if i suspend and after get out of suspension mode or if i restart the ...
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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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Network Connections - able to connect to wireless but network connections does not display my connection

Im using Ubuntu Oneiric and AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter. I can connect to my wireless network without problem. However when I click the "Network Connection" icon on system tray, it is disabled ...
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“Firmware not ready” error with a BCM4311 [closed]

I've installed ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop (Compaq Presario V6000), which has BCM4311 Wireless Adapter, on the installation screen, it was showing firmware not ready in the network menu, but when I ...
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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 do I get a Ralink RT3060 wireless card to work? [closed]

I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my desktop. I got Ralink Corp RT3060 ( rt3562sta ) Wireless device. There was no proper support for this driver for ubuntu on their official site. So I ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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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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Internet extremely slow on a Ralink 2501USB

Well everyone, after a long and through investigation into this it looks like I'm going to have to call it quits on this one. I've done just about everything suggested both from this site, and Google, ...
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Wireless card only starts to work if I boot into Windows

I'm facing a very weird problem with my wireless network card in ubuntu 10.10 ! Recently I have installed ubuntu 10.10 beside my windows XP on my Dell XPS 1330 laptop. Everything worked fine except ...
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Belkin wireless 802.11g USB network adapter not working [closed]

Hello everyone I really am new to this Ubuntu thing. I am now running the latest Ubuntu and windows on the same PC. Wireless connections work fine on windows but connects and disconnects on Ubuntu. I ...
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Can't detect wireless connections with an Atheros AR2413 on an Acer Aspire 3630

This is a new installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an acer aspire 3630. The cd drive is broken so I had to install Ubuntu over network (and I suspect it did not install all the packages in the normal ...
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Failed wireless connection on a Thinkpad edge E520 with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000

I can use my wireless connection without problems either on ubuntu 10.04 or win7, but can't on ubuntu 11.10. I'm just unable to find any connection. On terminal rfkill list all with only wireless ...
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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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Switching the hardware wireless switch on makes Dell Vostro 1500 freeze [closed]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my DELL Vostro 1500. I found out I need to have the hardware wireless switch off in order to boot, otherwise it will hang midway during the booting process. ...
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Wireless keeps disabling or stays disconnected (Realtek RTL8191SEvB)

I have Realtek RTL8191SEvB wireless card on Ubuntu 10.10: $ lspci -v | grep Network 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB Wireless LAN Controller (rev 10) When I ...
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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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How do I get the Wicd manager to appear in the system tray?

I have a Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) on which network Manager does not work. I have replaced it with wicd, and accepted work·around. With the traditioanl Gnome, the wicd connection would appear in the ...
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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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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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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 & ...