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

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Why's my wifi-Hotspot connection failing to get established?

What I did: Open system settings, Network, Wireless. Clicked "Create Hotspot" (Nothing happened). Clicked network icon in panel Create New wireless network Entered name and password Entered SSID ...
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Web login to college wifi network is not working anymore

The title for this one might be misleading, I know that there are a number of questions related to wifi and connectivity issues, but, i'm quite sure that this is a separate issue. In my college's ...
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conected to wireless but can't access any page

I installed ubuntu 13.04 in an acer apire one notebook. I can access my wireless conection and even i can use ssh but i can't go to any page using firefox or chromium. Where is the problem?
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How to transfer large amount of data from Mac to Ubuntu computer?

I've got a mac laptop from which I want to take all data, and put it on my Ubuntu computer. Since I don't have an external drive, I want to do it directly somehow. I've got the two on the same wifi ...
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Outdated rosewell adapter driver

Someone suggested that this error when running the install.sh script for my roswell network adapter RnX-N180UBE was caused by these drivers not being compatible with ubuntu 13.04, is this the case, ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Again ! Ubuntu 13.04 x64

First I have to say that I tried everything written about this concept. The problem is that it stops working randomly in 3 main forms : 1 - sometimes it disconnect from wireless network and reconnect ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 not detecting Wifi networks. Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto my Dell inspiron 1545. I've tried almost everything on askubuntu with no luck. My wifi network is not being detected at all and I cannot manually add it. Please ...
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Wifi usb adapter atheros 9170 chipset not working on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. Have just changed my OS from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I'm running a HP/Compaq 6910p laptop. My Icidu 300N 802.11n adapter stopped to work. It contains a atheros AR9170 ...
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Ubuntu Minimal + WICD Help

So I installed Ubuntu Minimal, Xfce4, and just a few applications. I used an Ethernet cable to do the install and worked off the Ethernet. However, now I need to connect to a WiFi network. I tried ...
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Wi-Fi device connected, but no signals detected?

I plugged in my USB wi-fi adapter. I then unplugged the ethernet cable. I expected to see a list of networks I could connect with. I saw no such networks in the connection center on the top right of ...
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toshiba satellite l75d-a283 unable to find wifi

I've tried a number of different linux distros. but none of them realize that my toshiba satellite l75d-a283 has a wireless chip. What's going on?
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Where to download and install wireless drive for BCM 4365?

Hello can any one help me download and install the necessary network drivers required for my network card BCM 4365. Please provide all the details of the steps involved! Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS x86_64 ...
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trying to use my desktop to put out a wifi signal other devices can connect to

I could do this simply with Windows and using a program called Virtual Router. With Ubuntu I am not sure if this is possible. I have a desktop that is hard wired to the wall and gets its online ...
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Dell e6400 and wifi problem

I'm trying to run a Dell e6400 will Ubuntu and having no success with getting on wifi. I've tried all the stuff that I can understand after reading through the other threads. It all seems a bit old ...
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wireless networks are not showing up for ubuntu 12.04 LTS in HP Dv5 Laptop [duplicate]

I am new to Linux.I Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit version newly in my HP dv5 series laptop. Now I am not able to connect to a wireless network. I tried installing Broadcom STA wireless Driver ...
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Wireless device does not work on Dell Inspiron 3521 after installing Ubuntu 12.04

Wifi does not work at all on Inspiron 3521 after installing Ubuntu 12.04.. When I type in lspci -nn the wireless device is even not on the list. Please help in this topic!
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Unable to detect wireless with Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect any kind of wireless connection. However, when I plug in an Ethernet cable, it works perfectly. Windows 8, which is installed in dual boot with Ubuntu, connects with the ...
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Broadcom BCM4318 Wireless LAN Controller ISSUE

Basically, I installed Ubtunu from scratch the other day. It was working fine, the Ethernet was easy. I just plugged it in and off it went. Now today I did something stupid, thinking I could enable ...
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Can't get Broadcom 43142 drivers to work after installation on 5420 Inspiron

I'm a complete newbie to ubuntu, I've already installed and reinstalled the Broadcom driver required done a numerous amount of steps on terminal but I can't seem to get wireless working. However, my ...
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Can't get the wireless adapter to work, any workarounds?

I have a currently unsupported wireless usb adapter TL-WN8200ND, and I can not get it to work on Ubuntu. I was wondering whether it was possible to get it to work using an older versions driver with ...
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Wireless problem on new laptop

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my new laptop and the Enable Wifi option was greyed out. I searched for a solution via my PC and the only thing I could find was the command rfkill unblock all. ...
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12.04 wireless not working

I see that this problem has come up several times but none of the solutions have worked for me. I've tried the rfkill unblock all method. I've tried finding additional drivers but none come up. I have ...
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How to set up WiFi connection on a MacBook (early 2008)/Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The system works OK but I can't get a wireless Internet connection. So far, I can only get a wired connection (about 50 cm from the modem). I went through various ...
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Cannot connect to wi-fi with AR5BWB222 on Ubuntu 13.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04, and am using an Atheros wireless card (AR5BWB222). I find that I can see networks, but cannot connect to any of them. Attempting to do so leads to about 30 seconds ...
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Will AWLL6077v2 Wireless N 300 USB Adapter

Will AWLL6077v2 Wireless N 300 USB Adapter work with ubuntu running in dual-boot on a Macbook pro OSX 10.8? The embedded chipset in AWLL6077v2 is Realtek RTL8192SU I can get support driver for Unix ...
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Internet connection really slow on my Ubuntu 12.04 using D-Link DWA-510

I installed Ubuntu today and I'm now dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. For some reason, the wireless is really slow on my Ubuntu. It works fine sometimes, but then gets really slow. I checked ...
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Wifi drivers wont function

I've been trying to get my WiFi drivers on my laptop working for a week or so now and every video and thread has not helped me out. I know I need to use sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter but whenever ...
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Cannot install Broadcom wireless driver on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm setting this up as a new question because I changed my installation and I thought that might be relevant: previously I was using Wubi, but I felt like that was causing a lot of performance issues ...
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Can't move/resize windows with Logitech wireless mouse connected (Precise)

On 12.04 Precise, when I connect a Logitech wireless mouse (M305), I'm no longer able to drag windows around via their title bar or resize them. Also, the selection highlight doesn't seem to track the ...
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Wireless keeps disconnecting in Ubuntu 12.04.03

Internet works fine with wired connection, but with wireless it keeps discontinuing. On Windows, it works fine in both cases. I have installed Ubuntu side by side to windows creating separate ...
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First update lost wireless

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I use a DLink wireless adapter to connect to the internet and after my first update and a reboot I lost wireless connect completely and I've looked around and tried ...
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How can I test wifi on a laptop from a live disc of Ubuntu

I have an older single core amd laptop that I would like to run Ubuntu on. I created a live CD and launched Ubuntu without any problems. I hooked up my ethernet cable and found Ubuntu responded very ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 printer unavailable when connecting to wifi

I have a Xerox Phaser 4510 printer that works fine when I connected it by Ethernet in Ubuntu 12.04. However, when I switched to wifi, I cannot print even the test page though I can connect to the ...
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My wireless BCM4311 card is not working for my laptop?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I am currently having problems with my wireless card as it does not seem to activate in additional drivers. According to lspci, my wireless card is Broadcom ...
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no wireless on aspire one d257 ubuntu 12.04

I´m lost in wireless Connection. After Installation of ubuntu, there is no wireless driver availalble ("wireless" not appearing in the menue). Strange, as it worked when starting ubuntu from CD.... ...
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No network device available [duplicate]

OUTPUT - sudo lshw -C network *-network description: Network controller product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:0b:00.0 ...
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Atheros ar9002wb-1ng wifi doesn't work

I installed 13.04 Ubuntu on my Asus U82U today and I can't find a way to fix the problem.I've tried almost everything, even reinstalled and tried on Linux Mint. Wifi worked fine with Windows 8. Any ...
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Broadcam wifi Driver help [duplicate]

Im setting up ubuntu for the first time. I downloaded the version 12. My wifi card is BCM4313 I read the manual on how to get the wifi up and running: ...
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Trouble connecting to wireless via Clear Hub Express

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have never had trouble connecting to wireless signals before. I just moved into a new apartment and got a Clear Hub Express. It hooked up fine and my wife, ...
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Wireless still does not work 12.04 Dell Dimension 3000 [duplicate]

I have tried many solutions found in aksubuntu, but no luck in getting the wireless to work on this computer. The wired connection works. Below is the wireless information. 01:01.0 Network ...
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Network drivers for Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older Dell Inspirion 1720 Laptop (came with XP, upgraded to Vista some time ago..) rather than retire it I thought to try to install Ubuntu 12.04 in order to familiarize myself with ...
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wifi problem with relocated hard drive on ubuntu 13.04

I was having trouble installing ubuntu on my desktop seemingly because of the graphics card in it. so instead i installed in onto a HDD on my laptop and everything seemed to be working ok. now when i ...
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wifi is not working in 12.04.3 LTS 64 bit version [duplicate]

The same driver for my wireless card that worked in the 32 bit version of ubuntu 12.04, fail to install after I upgraded to the 64 bit version. Broadcom STA Driver This package contains Broadcom ...
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How can I install Broadcom drivers on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This is my first time installing an Ubuntu system onto my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 6400. It used to run Windows XP, and when installing Ubuntu it said that the wired network was detected and ...
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Notification icon for wireless connection when using /etc/network/interfaces

I have modified /etc/network/interfaces in order to connect to my wireless network automatically on startup. My question: Is there a way, to put a notification icon on the top panel to confirm that ...
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Virtual Box guest (Windows7) in Ubuntu 12.04 (host) not connecting to the internet.

Have a Virtual Box running Win7 inside an Ubuntu host - the guest does not connect to the internet, but the host does. It is using an intel pro/1000 MT Desktop adapter with settings set to ...
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Acces to my PC from hostile Access Point

I connected to a Wifi access point that had cloned my SSID. I did not enter my ubuntu password during the connection, since I did not install anything. I just used Firefox for several minutes. Is ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

When trying to activate the wireless driver, I get it could not be activated. It says to check the logs. I am a complete noobie to ubuntu and am generally trying to learn more about computers as I go. ...
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Wifi Not working with 13.04

I have a DVD with Ubuntu on it, but as a test I wanted to see the product and it won't connect with my laptop's wifi. Do I need to configure something for it to work? My Gateway laptop however, ...
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Asus q400A wireless drivers

So i have Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus Q400A it all looks fine but the wireless drivers are missing i have tried installing the Intel Drivers from the repository but nothing. suggestions or solutions will ...