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

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How well does an INCA IM-201W Wireless work? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 . I'll buy a wireless modem, Inca IM-201W . But i'm looking supported OS of modem : Windows XP , Vista, 7 . There isn't Ubuntu in list.SO what's the meaning of this ? ...
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Failing to connect to Apple Time capsule [closed]

I have just installed 10.04 Netbook Remix i386 on my Asus eee pc 901 and it's failing to connect to my Apple Time Capsule wireless network. It will connect (and remain connected) to other wireless ...
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ASUS EeePC Fn+F2 ruins wireless until restart

I managed to get my wireless working beautifully (ath5k driver working great), and it works over a disable/enable wireless cycle, even a suspend/wakeup cycle (read some people have issues with that). ...
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Cannot get Dell Wireless WLAN 1397 Minicard to work [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place for this question, but I currently am running Ubuntu 10.10 and have windows installed with the dual boot option. My wireless card is the Dell Wireless WLAN ...
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Not detecting any wireless

I just installed 10.10 on Dell, http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201011-6891 along with Widows 7. However it does not detect any wireless, so I am not able to connect to internet. ...
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WiFi - Does not connect because of different MAC's

In my university I have one Wi-Fi Network. If I need to access the Internet I access it with PEAP-authentication. Now the issue - all WiFi-Spots have the same name (SSID: WLAN1) and Ubuntu sometimes ...
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Is there a way I can use wireless projectors? [closed]

I can connect to the projector but I can't seem to find a way to output my presentations to the projector. I'm using LibreOffice and Ubuntu 10.04. I do quite a few presentations at my work and I am ...
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Wireless not working with BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I recently installed 11.04 (and its crap compared to 10.x, but its free so ...
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How do I share my Ubuntu's Internet connection with a LAN (via hardware router)

I know this sort of question has been asked many times, and I've thus tried many ways to get it working, but I think my setup is a bit different from what I've seen others trying. I've got an Ubuntu ...
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How can I force WiFi connection to only use ipv4?

I have Broadcom bcm43224 wifi card with proprietary broadcom sta driver. At home wifi connection works well, but in the office when I ping some resource there is a lot of loss packets and I cant ...
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What can I do about rsync of large files killing my laptop's wifi connection

When I run a rsync to backup my home folder over the network like so: rsync -avhz --progress --delete /home/dbdean/ david@tv.local:/home/backups/david/ I seem to have problems with my quite large ...
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Usual Wireless Password Rejected

I own an: Linksys WMP600N PCI Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band and have recently installed Ubuntu. It detects my home network (with about 3 bars), however, when I enter the wireless password (which ...
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Which wireless 3G cards work?

I'm running Ubuntu Maverick on a ThinkPad X201. Does anyone know what 3G wireless cards or USB dongles work?
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Prevent/stop wpa_supplicant from starting

wpa_supplicant seems to somehow be auto started at boot. # ps auxwww |grep wpa root 915 0.0 0.0 28824 1232 ? S 17:36 0:00 /sbin/wpa_supplicant -u -s How do I disable this ...
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Connecting to WLAN freezes system on Asus eee pc 1001p

This might be a quite old problem, however I couldn't find a solution for myself. I was using Ubuntu 10.10 on my Asus eee pc 1001p until I upgraded to Natty. Now, whenever I connect to a password ...
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How do I get a D-Link DWA-140 usb wlan working?

I just installed natty beta 1 and my d-link dwa-140b2 usb wlan dongle doesn't work any more. Any ideas for how to fix it? This is what I get in syslog Apr 12 20:00:16 agda kernel: [ 118.779178] ...
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Wireless & Wired Connection Not Working after upgrade

My Lenovo Ideapad s10-3s refuses to connect to anything. It recognises my wireless card (Broadcomm 4313) but whenever I boot up it shows "Wireless is disabled" under Wireless when I click on the ...
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WiFi too slow with an Atheros AR928X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card? Hey guys! I've updated my Ubuntu 10.10 and since then, with 11.04, i've notice that my wifi connection is too ...
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How to install relink wireless driver for LG X130 nebook

how to install relink wireless driver for LG X130 netbook in Ubuntu 10.04
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No WiFi on HP Netbook 2133

After installation of 10.10 in my HP Mini 2133. I have no wireless connexion. The blue led is on but no way to detect the WiFi beside me. The WiFi integrated card is a Broadcom BCM 4312 802.11 a:b:g ...
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Ufw causing trouble with DHCP or WPA? [closed]

It appears that enabling UFW is causing my network connection to drop periodically on a WPA-Enterprise network, according to the network-manager GUI app (and the lack of a server response to web ...
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WiFi works perfectly on Windows, but drops on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless Driver for HCL ME (Realtek rtl8191sevb)? I have a dual-boot computer with Windows XP on one partition and Ubuntu 10.10 on the other. In Windows XP I can ...
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How do you solve the problem of a laptop's inability to detect wireless networks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 to dual-boot with the Windows XP in my Dell™ Inspiron E1505 laptop. Unfortunately, I can ...
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My wifi connection goes really slow at times. Can I set the powersaving option off permanently?

I have a MacBook Pro 5,5 running Ubuntu 11.04 Natty amd64. About one time every hour, my wifi connection speed goes really slow (I guess it goes in to powersaving mode), and I have to run iwconfig ...
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Broadcom STA Wireless Driver Fails to install

I'm setting up a Dell M4400 Precision, and on previous installations I've merely installed the Broadcom STA Wireless Driver from the "Additional Drivers" app. However with 11.04, I get this error: ...
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Ralink rt2860 wifi not working under Ubuntu 11.04

I just bought a Zotac ZBOX Blu-ray 3D ID36 which includes a Ralink rt2860 wifi network adapter and I can´t get it to work under Ubuntu 11.04. I've already downloaded, compiled and install the drivers ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 wireless scan doesn't find network

When I scan for networks in the network manager I do not find any. I have a broadcom wireless card. My light on my laptop isn't blue and blue is the color when it is on (Yes I have the switch in the ...
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How to get Wireless working with Ubuntu 11 Server?

When I install Ubuntu Desktop, I can use internet once I boot into Ubuntu, but with Server Edition, I can't. Somehow, wireless is not detected ... how can I install it either during install or post ...
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Can I share my internet(lan) through Wifi(adhoc) connection via a laptop?

Is there a way I can share my lan internet connection through my wifi when I has an mesh connection from my android through the Open Garden Wifi Tethering App(A WiFi Tether AP Mesh Client)? Link to: ...
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What do I need to have GUI to auto detect & connect to Wireless Network

I am on LXDE + Minimal Ubuntu for sometime. I am lost at how to troubleshoot or connect to Wireless networks. So I am looking for a GUI tool, perhaps light-weight & relatively easy to use, that ...
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Is there a list of wireless adapters that work on Ubuntu with no hassle?

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 installed, and I've just spent 2 hours trying to get my linksys WUSB54GC wireless USB adapter to work with no luck. I've tried the ndiswrapper, pulling the .inf files off my ...
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How can I create a hidden ad-hoc network?

My laptop is hooked up to a wired connection and that is the only way to access the network. So I setup a wireless access point on my laptop via network manager so my phone could connect to it ...
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Intel Wireless N 5300 - Personal Area Network Support

My wireless card supports what Intel calls "MyWifi" which means that it can act as an access point for other computers. How can I discover if this is supported in Ubuntu?
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How do I install the ath5k driver?

I'm trying to install the ath5k driver in Maverick, but the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EeePC/Fixes#Wireless don't work. I've tried to install (sudo apt-get install) ...
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Slow wireless internet on an Intel 4965, how do I upgrade the driver? [closed]

I am on Intel Wireless 4965 with slow internet ... I tried disabling IPv6 didnt do anything significant. I am wondering how can I update my wireless drivers to those on here. I get a .ucode file. ...
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Unable to connect to hidden SSID

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP mini 110, but unfortunately I'm unable to connect to hidden SSID while it works fine with non hidden wireless. The wireless device is RaLink RT3090. Can anyone ...
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How to configure my GE wireless mouse? [closed]

I just upgraded to natty, I've a Dell Inspirion 1300, working faily well, BUT after the dist-upgrade my General Electric Wireless mouse (97663 Rev.S3) stoped working. It uses an USB dongle to recieve ...
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SSHFS hangs during file copy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System freeze caused by ath9k driver I use sshfs to handle transfers between servers, but have been running into problems since installing 11.04. I'm not sure if the ...
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Setting up ubuntu as a wireless accesspoint

I have an android phone which doesn't connect to ad-hoc networks. I use ad-hoc network to share internet among my pcs. I want to setup my ubuntu laptop as a wireless access point. But I don't want my ...
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How to switch off wifi on startup or from the console

I have installed ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop. Wifi is switched on by default on startup. I can disable it rightclicking the network manager icon in the gnome bar. How can I set it to have wifi switched ...
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Working USB wifi 802.11n 5GHz network adapter in Ubuntu?

Does anybody have a personal recommendation for a USB wifi network adapter that: has decent Linux drivers supports 802.11n speeds will connect to a wifi signal in the 5GHz band? I've spent some ...
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ConnMan not detecting already existing wireless network

Old title : Wireless connected, but no internet until I re-add network Every time I boot my Laptop, it doesn't connect to Internet. Although upon boot it does say "Connected to ", but when I try to ...
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11.04 on MacBook Pro 7,1?

On Ubuntu MacBookPro support page, I've found info about 10.10 on MBP 7,1 and some info about 11.04 on MBP 8,1+. But what I would like is information about 11.04 on MBP 7,1. The issues I'm most ...
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Sometimes my wifi on my Thinkpad X201 stops working and I have to restart. Any workaround?

I heard that you can use modprobe somehow to reload the wifi driver. But I'm not sure what driver I'm using. How do I find this out and what's the command to reload the wifi driver into the kernel?
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How can I get wireless working on an HP-Mini 110-3500, I have only usb ports

How can I get wireless working on an HP-Mini 110-3500, I have only usb ports
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Network Manager or WICD?

A couple of years ago when I first began using Ubuntu I had issues with Network Manager and so I switched to wicd which works perfectly. (I forget the exact issues, but wicd solved the problems) I am ...
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How can I force Network Manager to associate to a specific access point?

in my network environment I have two access points with the same ESSID; one of them is near my desktop and another is in another building. I get signal from both of them, and the connection often ...
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Can't find my wireless network after upgrade [closed]

Just upgraded from 10.10. Wireless worked fine in 10.10. After the upgrade, i can see all the local networks EXCEPT my own one. Restarting the router doesnt work. Any ideas? I'm a bit lost! It ...
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Wifi on Dell Studio 15

I have recently updated to ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Studio 1555 The wifi works perfectly in ubuntu 10.04 but in Ubuntu 10.10 I can't connect at all. By default I have no wifi at all ...
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Broadcom wireless not working (worked on live session)

Just installed natty. When running the Live session the wireless was working perfectly. After installation however, it doesn't work at all. There is an option to install the Broadcom Restricted ...