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

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Upgraded to 12.04 and now wont stay connected to secyre network.

I upgraded today from 11.10, and now I cannot stay connected to my secure network for more than 10 or 15 seconds. I keep getting asked to put in my Network key. I can however wireless tether connect ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR242 / AR542 wireless card working?

I am brand new to ubuntu as a laptop platform. As a developer I've used it as an app server but with minimal interaction. So, I recently took my windows laptop and installed the latest 12.04 package. ...
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Really slow wireless internet on 12.04 with HP dv6 6070ca

I was recently running the previous version of Ubuntu through Wine, and everything was working great. I decided to upgrade to pangolin when I saw it came out. After upgrading the internet was very ...
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WiFi on HP Pavilion dv6 stopped working after update to 11.10

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion dv6. Before the 11.10 update, everything was working perfectly, but after I updated, I've never been able to use the WiFi with Ubuntu. For the ...
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How to fix the Aircrack-ng channel -1 error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My wireless card is stuck on channel -1 when I'm trying to use aireplay-ng I have a Satellite P205-S6337, Intel Core 2 Duo T5300, 2GB memory, 945GM chipset. I ...
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Convert existing internal hard disk into network attached storage

How can I setup an internal 3.5" SATA hard disk, with existing data on an ext4 partition, so that I am able to access the data on WLAN? What product should I be looking for to turn the bare drive ...
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Computer becomes unreachable on lan after some time

I work on my laptop and ssh into my desktop. I use a lot of key based authentication for many servers for work but recently I couldn't login because ssh would pick up and try all the keys and it stops ...
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Why is WPA-encrypted ad-hoc mode disabled in 12.04?

Or, alternatively, how can I check that some WiFi chip supports WPA-encrypted hotspot creation? Is it hardware-dependent? Is anyone able to create WPA-encrypted hotspot? Update: See the discussion at ...
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How can I install wireless drivers without internet?

[Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] I have a HP Pavilion dv6 and I need a Broadcom driver (closed source) to access the internet. However, I need to download that, which I am unable to do because I do not have ...
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wired resolves dns but wireless dont

My wireless won't resolve dns but my wired connection does. I've tried: $ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart and: $ sudo dhclient -r $ sudo dhclient as I saw at that question. But it didn't ...
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Internet sharing not working after one hop

I have a broadband ADSL connection to a modem router. I have connected this router 'A' to another wifi-modem router 'B' through a LAN cord. Internet works fine in windows with wifi connection. ...
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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 Switch Stuck Off- HP TouchSmart tx2

The light stays red when I use the switch. First day with Ubuntu, looks nice so far but no internet. Tried a few solutions on here, but they all seem very hardware-specific. Please talk me through ...
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Wifi stuck on “Authentication required” after system resume?

When I suspend my laptop the wifi disconnects obviously, however 9/10 times when it resumes from suspension the wifi is just sitting there on "authentication required" and no popup appears for me to ...
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no wired or wireless networking on new install [closed]

This is a new install of Ubuntu. I ran 12.04 from a usb drive for a day or so, and had no issues outside of some latency that is more due to the lack of RAM on my aspire one D255e than to OS. I had ...
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Internet goes on and off after updating to 12.04

For some reason I have yet to understand, when I upgraded from 11.10 (working flawlessly) to 12.04, internet seems not to work after a while and the only solutions are either to reboot or to disable ...
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Why does my wireless connection on a Thinkpad T400 drop approximately every two minutes?

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 on my Thinkpad T400. Everything works fine except wireless connection. The problem with wireless connection is that my internet stops working ever 2-3mins ...
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How to fix an aborted 12.04 upgrade?

I was upgrading to 12.04 when my computer froze up then crashed. It was about two thirds of the way done installing when the crash occurred, and the wireless network wont work and the track pad on my ...
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How do I setup my ubuntu on a WiFi network?

I need to set up Ubuntu for WiFi network. How do I do that? I cannot see the name of my network listed.
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Where can I find the source code to the kernel shipped in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the source code for the Ubuntu Kernel? I downloaded 12.04 LTS desktop and compiled kernel. Loaded the new kernel but i did not get wireless. I have ...
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How do I get a Dell Truemobile 1150 working?

In case you can not tell I am very new to ubuntu and need assistance. I have a Dell Truemobile 1150 with the lucent chipset. I need help installing the hermies drivers on my dell inspiron 1100 ...
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Synchronize wireless passwords between computers

Is it possible to synchronize wireless network passwords between multiple computers running Ubuntu? It would1 save me a lot of time if I didn't need to re-enter every wireless password whenever I ...
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Atheros AR242 wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter just did a clean install of 11.10 on a new SSD. and i can't turn on Wi-Fi. Used google and found a number of answers ...
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Can't find Intel Wireless-N 1000 after waking from sleep

I've tried a lot of proposed solutions, most of them adding files to /etc/pm/config.d, as well as WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225 and nothing has worked. hardware ...
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Wireless doesn't work on an Acer TravelMate 5520G with a Broadcom 4311

I have already install a clean Ubuntu 12.04 in an Acer. After the installation, the wifi was not detected. I have followed several bcm431X tutorials (from this forum), but no-one worked out. In ...
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Wireless Hardware Not Found On HP ProBook 4510s

Is there a way I can install the Wireless propriety drivers offline? As I cannot connect to the internet and there is no LAN connection availability. Maybe I can get the files separately and install ...
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Wireless connects, but no internet access

I have a new instalation on a new Dell laptop (i7 8GB RAM). I find my network and successfully connect to it, but then when I open a browser, it acts like I don't have an internet connection. Please ...
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Why is Update Manager non-responsive and why is my wireless off?

I am new in using Linux. The problem I'm having is with the update manager. I have it pinned to the launcher but when i left-click it does not respond. When i right-click it it responds by showing me ...
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Problems linking to my Wifi Router TD-W8951ND [closed]

I have Ubuntu 11.04 and I want to update it. However, Ubuntu does not link to my wireless router. It asks me for a password and says "password wrong". I tried to remove the password from the router ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 HP dv7 cannot connect to wireless network after suspend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn’t connect after suspend on an Asus K52F I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP dv7 laptop and every time I wake from suspend I am unable to connect to my ...
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Wireless ad-hoc network between Ubuntu and MS Windows

I have setup a wireless ad-hoc connection between two laptops: one running ubuntu and the other MS XP. I have assigned static IP to both the laptops and both get connected quite easily. I can access ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 slows down wireless network

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and my husband is using Windows 7. Ever since I installed Ubuntu, when my computer is on it slows down the entire network (when we are both connected wirelessly). We have ...
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Wireless broken after latest 12.04 update

I updated 12.04 yesterday and it broke my wireless connection. iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. l@ubuntu:~$ lspci|grep Network 03:00.0 Network ...
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Wireless connection with an Atheros AR9285 keeps dropping every 20 minutes

There are other questions on this but none have been taken very far in their analysis. I get disconnects very often - sometimes every 20 mins or so, but sometimes even every few minutes. The way I ...
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WiFi not working on ubuntu 12.04

My computer is not recognising the wireless nnetwork. When I try to activate my drivers I get the following error message: http://paste.ubuntu.com/997127/ Please help me solve this problem.
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Unable to click in Windows install of 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 through windows in order to try it out. My mouse can move (real choppy at first, but smooths out) but can never click. Keyboard also unresponsive. Both are wireless, usb ...
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How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected to the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected? it doesn't ...
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Which version of Lubuntu should I use?

I want to install a light distro on my netbook. (It currently has an out of date distro which is not upgradeable.) Here are the specs: eEE pc 4g GLAXY, LINUX 4g SSD, 512MB DDR2 Intel Mobile cpu ...
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Wifi disabled for Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wifi for Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel Corporation (HP pavillion dm4 - 2070us) is not working Laptop model - HP- dm4 - 2070. I had faced the same problem for wireless ...
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Why can't my Wifi connect or disconnect?

Wifi connection might drop spontaneously or simply cannot connect. Users on Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 have reported experiencing the problem. Running dmesg would show: [210749.637705] wlan0: ...
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Created Ubuntu Access Point, can't connect to it.

I have created a wireless access point on my eeepc 701 running a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04. The configuration: Ubuntu 11.04 laptop --WIFI--> (ath0)eeepc (eth0) --ethernet cable-->My ISP ...
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GLX missing, segmentation fault

I have installed all the individual components of SIDsuite. Next,the command that is used to start the monitoring application is called sidstart. I have placed $HOME/bin directory into command search ...
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Why is Ubuntu asking me for a password? (I didn't set one.)

I'm from Mexico City, living in the US now. I recently put Ubuntu in my PC and tried to set the wireless connection but i need a five digit password I never set. Do you now how to change this? Thanks ...
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How do I get an Intel Ultimate 6300-N working?

First off I upgraded my Wifi card from a ralink to a Intel Ultimate-N 6300 and also had to install a Modded bios so the computer would accept the wifi card. I can get my wifi to connect in Windows but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: HP Photosmart 6515 Only Wired?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I've plugged the HP Photosmart 6515 USB cable and Ubuntu automatically detected it and was able to print/scan through the USB cable. I connected the printer to the wireless ...
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Best Wifi Manager [closed]

Which is the best Wireless LAN Manager for Ubuntu Linux? Is wicd the best one available?
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Link proxy settings to particular wifi network

Is there a way to automatically set proxy settings based on which wifi network you are connected to?
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Configuring Wireless Networking in 11.04

How do I setup wireless connection in my Ubuntu 11.04? How to configure the connection? How to get the details like SSID and all that...
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How to share wireless Internet with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi? I have a PC which connects to the Internet via wifi. However, my ISP only allows one PC to connect to the Internet at ...
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Wireless problems on HP

I'm not able to enable Wireless using the hardware switch on my HP ProBook4430s. Because of this the Enable Wireless option is greyd out and I cannot enable it. The greyd out option can be seen in ...