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

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Is there a way to disable one wireless adapter if any other is present?

Title's pretty specific, but... I have an Intel WLAN A/G/N card that came with the laptop internally. I have a Netgear USB dongle I use for my wifi on occasion, and it works better than the card on ...
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how to connect to wi fi in dell vostro 2420?

i am not able to connect to the wi-fi in my area please help me out how to connect to the wi-fi from the starting. i have recently bought my new laptop DELL VOSTRO 2420. how to connect wi-fi to ...
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connect wireless & wired network

I want to build a network that consists of 3 PC's: a Client, a Server and an Intermediate. Client connects with intermediate wirelessly while Server connection with Intermediate is wired. So ...
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Wifi issues in Lenovo G460

I read several forums and questions, and it seems that everyone have issues with wifi connections, since the last update of 13.04. I've got the same problem with the last kernel update in Fedora18, ...
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Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch ASUS X75VD

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my notebook. The options in the wireless menu are all gray. I tried all the solutions I found. EDIT: When I run the network command it says Network controller: Ralink ...
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Wireless adaptor problem after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

My wireless adapter was working probably after I used these two commands: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree sudo modprobe -r b43 && sudo modprobe b43 But when I upgrade to 13.04, ...
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problems after upgrading to 12.04 LTS

I am having some problems after upgrading to 12.04LTS. Wireless now won't connect, Wireless adapter shows as unclaimed. sudo lshw -C network shows liz@liz-N220:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] ...
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Problems in printing from HP 3516 Wireless

I'm having problems to set my HP 3516 Deksjet Ink (scan+printer+copy). I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. Going to Printers>Add, it is possible to identify the printer, set the drive option. In the end, when I ...
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Wifi won't turn on during startup after upgrading from kernel 3.2 to 3.5, 3.8 and etc

I use an Acer 4750 laptop, which has a bcm43225 wifi chip. In Ubuntu 12.04, each time I boot up, my laptop's wifi will automatically turn on, and the 12.04 use kernel 3.2 However, when I upgraded to ...
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Can't unblock rfkill internal wifi, but usb wifi doesn't work either

Sometimes the internal wifi on my Amilo Pi 2515 is disabled and can't be enabled using the hardware switch (in BIOS too), since the device is a bit dated and this only occurred recently, I'm assuming ...
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Wireless is Connected but No access to Internet 12.10

I got my wireless to work finally after initial issues. Now I have moved locations, I can't get Internet access. Wireless is still connected but that is all. I am not tech savy nor Ubuntu-savy so help ...
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Connecting to Wireless Network

How do i connect to a wireless network without a internet connection. I don't have any windows OS running along side my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Pci Card : 54mbps wireless NETGEAR WG311v3 .
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed

I have installed 12.04LTS on an old Aspire 5520 with the latest BIOS All goes well, the propriety GPU driver works and I get all the updates. as soon as I install the proprietary broadcom sta driver ...
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drivers not detected on laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 with both windows 7 64 bit and ubuntu 13.04 64 bit running side by side. windows 7 has managed to pick up all drivers but ubuntu has not. any ideas as to how i can solve ...
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Wireless problem: Once turned off won't turn on, does not show wlan0

I am a linux newbie. I attended a linux intro. workshop and I faced this problem during the workshop even organisers were not able to solve them so I am posting it here: When I run ifconfig command ...
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Problem with my wifi

I just install the 13.04 ubuntu desktop, but my wifi donot work orlando@HP-ENVY:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet direcciónHW 84:34:97:15:ff:08 Direc. inet:192.168.1.1 ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to WIFI network

Our company network administrator had previously registered my Win8 laptop on the network. In Win8 I can connect to the network (by clicking its name in available networks)and to connect to the ...
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WiFi, as it relates to my router

Why does my ubuntu make a WiFi connection ONLY when I disable the security settings of the router? I have a 3-computer network, 2 of which connect just fine (with the router's security settings ...
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Unable to ping, nothing except askubuntu opening [closed]

Everything was going fine, and there were no new installs or updates. But suddenly my wireless started giving me issues. It connects fine, but I am unable to open anything (not even google), or ping ...
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Setting up router with DSL dialer

Ok I have a DSL connection at my home. The ISP has given me a username, a password and the service name. It is a PPPOE connection. I get an ethernet cable from the ISP, which I have directly plugged ...
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Wireless problem Dell Inspiron 5520 with 12.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless connection has problems. It would work for a while and then stop working without any reason. That means that Firefox stop loading ...
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Can't connect to wifi with adapter

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 8 year old desktop to use it as a kind of mediahub. There only is wifi here and the machine doesn't have a card for wireless, so I bought a Gembird WNP-UA-001 (a ...
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Wireless not working when using UBUNTU 13.04 on DELL Precision M6300

I installed UBUNTU 13.04 dual boot with Windows 8. all working perfectly well except my wireless. the wireless does not turn on or off. neither it detects any wireless system. Fn+F2 does not turn on ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Bigfoot Killer E2200 Ethernet not working in linux [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu -vesrion 12.04 on my system, and it appears it's a common issue that this Ethernet does not work with Ubuntu. I stumbled upon this solution. But I don't think the very ...
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My internet connection turns off in 13.04

I connect to the internet via wifi for several minutes, and then it disconnects without telling me anything (the image of internet connections says I am still connected). I have to click in my ...
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Internet is extremely slow on Ubuntu; fine on Windows?

I have a desktop I am dual-booting with Windows/Ubuntu. In Windows, I'm getting around 8-12 mb/s, and in Ubuntu I'm currently getting ~.1 mb/s. I have a Belkin F7D1101 USB Wireless Adapter. I have the ...
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How to recover after Ubuntu freeze on boot after installing broadcom STA driver

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on bootcamp of my early 2011 macbook pro using the ubuntu windows installer. The wifi did not work and follow this instruction (although for Quantal) to fix it ...
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Keep losing WiFi connection: Realtek RTL8188CE

My wifi connection keeps dropping. Wireless card is a Realtek RTL8188CE, on a Thinkpad T430. It seems to be something to do with the ARP table: whenever it drops I see unanswered ARP requests from my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 automatic reconnect to hidden wireless network

I updated form 12.10 to 13.04 and computer will not automatically reconnect to hidden wireless network anymore, have to manually connect every time after booting.
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Ubuntu 13.04 cannot connect via WiFi but can connect to HotSpot created with Android

I've just bought a new computer (Lenovo G580) and installed Ubuntu 13.04. I can't connect via Wi-Fi, only via cable. I've tried with several networks (mine and my neighbors) but nothing, and then the ...
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Can't connect to wifi after update to 13.04

*lspci -nn* 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller [8086:0044] (rev 18) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN725N can not work in kernel 3.2.0-40-generic under 12.04 [duplicate]

TP-LINK TL-WN725N can work out of box in kernel 3.2.0-34-generic under 12.04 amd64. After I update to kernel 3.2.0-40-generic , it does not work out of box in kernel 3.2.0-40-generic under 12.04 ...
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Problem using wifi

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 and my machine is dell inspiron 1420. Can anybody suggest me that how to enable my wifi because in my network connections there is no list of wifi networks and even my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wlan not running (Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24))

I just installed 12.04.2, and got the latest updates. Network with cable ethernet ist running fine, but wlan never did so. 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev ...
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wired and wireless do not work: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled

My WIFI or wired internet will not work. And there are these 2 error codes. iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled / iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS enabled I am running ...
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Bad WiFi range with BCM4313 Card

I have an HP-Envy-4 laptop(dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8) with a BCM4313 Wireless card. The strength not great when close to the router. However, the WiFi works well on Windows 8. I tried ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless network at work?

I can connect at home, but not at work. I can see the SSID, but it won't connect. I don't see any errors using dmesg either when trying to connect.
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Internet Speed and Download Speed is low

When I installed Ubuntu on my laptop I have find out that every time I download something, the download speed is very low. I thought that maybe it's overload on the internet or something in company, ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my Dell 1395 WLAN mini wireless card

I had just downloaded Ubuntu alongside windows using WUBI. I love Ubuntu but Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize my wireless card. I have read elsewhere about installing the Ndiswrapper but that requires ...
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Getting Wifi to work on Ubuntu 12.10 for MacBookPro

So I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBookPro and I've tried installing various drivers such as Broadcom STA wireless, however when I install them or at least I think I've installed them, they ...
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How can I connect my laptop to WiFi?

My Lenovo G480 does not detect my wireless network when I'm running Ubuntu, but it has no problem in Windows 7. When I boot with Ubuntu, it immediately displays a message saying "You are ...
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Can't connect to the internet

I am able to connect to my wireless connection without any problems, but when I open Firefox it says "server not found". I am running Ubuntu 12.10 trough live usb on my Acer Aspire One netbook. ...
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How to access internet on laptop from Blackberry 9300 curve mobile using Bluetooth connection

Please help me to make an internet connection using Bluetooth in my laptop. I am using Blackberry curve 9300 and HP Probook 4440s with Ubuntu 12.04.
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NDISWRAPPER NetGear N300, still not working

Frustration beyond anything in Windows! I have used 12.10 on HP Laptop no issues, decided to go with 12.10 on Desktop (AMD32), every thing went fine until loading USB Wireless drivers. Loaded/Unloaded ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Broadcom Wireless Won't Work [duplicate]

Okay, I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today, replacing Windows 8 and erasing all of my files (correctly, I hope. Darn Windows 8), and I was having some fun with it. I entered some code into the grub to ...
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Wi-fi connectivity doesn't work in ubuntu 12.10

I have a DELL Inspiron 6400 and I run Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 7. The problem is that in Windows the wifi button works perfectly fine, the light can be turned on and off and so on, also the ...
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Dlink DWA -111 USB Wifi card on Ubuntu 12.10 in Vmware workstation

I am trying to make my Dlink DWA-111 work on Ubuntu 12.10 in vmware workstation. since Vmware doesn't recognize my integrated wifi card as a wifi card, I changed to a USB one. This one is recognized ...
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Airdroid and Kubuntu via Hotspot [duplicate]

I would like to connect my Samsung Galaxy with Android using Airdroid to my Kubuntun 12.04 on a Dell 1510. I do not use a WiFi at home, but a G3 SIM on my laptop. However I have seen I could create a ...
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How to turn off update for Wireless card [duplicate]

I'am a new Linux Ubuntu user my version is 12.10. After updating the OS my wireless turned off, becouse I use Linux for 10 days I dont know how to fix it. Then I reinstalled Linux and want to ask you ...
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How to change wifi refresh time [duplicate]

The wireless network manager in my Ubuntu 12.10 respond pretty late to the change in wifi network(s) i.e even when sometime switch my wifi ON or OFF it doesn't shows them for quite a time.Whereas same ...