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

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Wireless driver Lenovo Flex 14 Ubuntu 12 Ultrabook

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14 and the wireless card is not working and there are issues with the brightness when I start the computer. I tried the tips that are already given for the ...
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Wifi internet access drops in3 minutes

I have a ThinkPad E430, using Ubuntu 13.04 . Wireless was working ok until yesterday, I think this started happening after installing and running ap-hotspot from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 . After ...
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How to force wireless to reconnect when connection has been lost

I am running Ubuntu Server 13.10 (Saucy) on my at home server. It connects to a wireless router using an Intel wireless PCI-express card. For the most part it works fine but occasionally I have to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't discover my wireless

I'm using a dual boot Eee PC 1015PX with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I had been using 13.04, then 13.10 on this netbook and the wireless worked perfectly. I have since replaced 13.xx with a fresh ...
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Wifi not working with Ubuntu 12

I'm a brand new to Linux coming from Windows. I'm soon to be enrolling in a CS class and thought I should get some hands on experience with Linux. So with this being said, I hope I illustrated that I'...
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Wired Connection not detected on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which was working fine few days ago. Solution for “wifi disabled by hardware switch on Dell xps”

This working and not working happens to me often, and I dont know, why this is happening. I am frustrated trying all the related threads but it couldnt solve my problem. This wired lan connection is ...
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Unable to configure wireless/bluetooth on laptop

I have an HP Compaq nx7400 laptop that has previously been running Windows 7. Since I have an additional PC with Windows 7 that serves as my main tool, I have decided to try the latest Ubuntu 13.10 on ...
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Wireless driver for ThinkPad Edge E335

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a brand new (no OS) ThinkPad Edge E335. Everything seems to work just fine, but there appears to be no driver for the wireless hardware (WLAN ThinkPad 11 a/b/g/n). ...
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Asus WiFi Driver for 13.10 (requires patch to work with kernel 3.11)

I am new to Ubuntu and need help installing a WiFi driver for a ASUS PCE n53 wireless card. I have read the instructions on the install disk and could not understand what I am to do. I have also ...
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Wifi works on live cd but not when I boot from hd

I have been installing different variants of Ubuntu over the last couple of days. I have installed linux mint, lubuntu, kubuntu, xubuntu, ES luma. The following behavior is present in all of them. ...
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Wireless option missing in network settings [duplicate]

When I go to click on NETWORK in the System Settings menu, I have is Network Proxy and Wired Network but no Wireless option. My laptop is Hp pavilion g6. I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04
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wifi suddenly wont connect?

I gt my new laptop with ubuntu 12.04.. My wireless connection was working fine till yesterday. now suddenly it doesnt detect at all. it doesnt detect any new connections either .my wired(eternet) ...
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Not getting internet on my 12.10 Even if Wifi connection is established

I am not getting internet even after wifi connection being established.I have two operating systems installed on my sony vaio(E Series,VPCEH15EN) laptop.Most amazing point is I can browse net on ...
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Transferring files through wifi network

I have a Desktop running windows 7 and a laptop running Ubuntu. I have a wireless N router connected to both. I wanted to transfer some files from my desktop to laptop. I found an option called "...
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Problems re-establishing wireless connection after messing with ndiswrapper/modules

My wireless connection speed only crawled, but when connected, very fast. With the help of a community member, I thought I had it fixed by installing ndiswrapper, downloading .inf driver file (...
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Ubuntu 13.10 can't see my WiFi

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10 from a Live DVD. It does not detect my WiFi or any other WiFi that my Windows 8 always shows. I typed lspci -v in Terminal and here's what it says: Network Controller: ...
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Very slow wireless connection

I'm very naive to the ways of Ubuntu. My problem is that no matter which release i use, my wifi connection is very slow (can't stream anything, pages load slowly, etc.). However, when plugged into ...
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Hardware reset of Wireless?

I'm having a serious issue with my wifi. It randomly dies ALL THE TIME, and when it does the only thing that can seem to get it to work again is to completely reboot my computer (pretty annoying). I ...
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MacBookPro5,5 Broadcom STA Wireless Driver fails to install (ubuntu 12.04)

It says "Sorry, installation of this driver failed" Here's the log: 2014-01-09 12:50:31,831 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: ...
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Help with the RT3290 Wireless adapter

I know there is a lot of questions about RT3290 wireless adapter, but I read many many of them and noone helped me with my problem. So, I have the HP Pavilion dm1 laptop and I installed Xubuntu 13.10 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 & HP ENVY m6-1310sa, bad wifi connection

I installed Kubuntu 13.10, with the 3.11.0-14 kernel, to a HP ENVY m6-1310sa laptop. My wireless connection was unreliable; it frequently disconnected and could reconnect only after reloading its ...
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WIFI not recognized by Ubuntu with pre installed Win8 (12.10)

I recently installed 12.04 (and currently upgrading to 12.10) onto my computer so I could dual boot win8, via bootable flash drive. After much frustration, I finally got ubuntu to work, but it will ...
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Getting Wireless driver [duplicate]

I've been trying to get a ubuntu linux distro working on my computer the past day or two, and have everything working fine, except for my wireless card. I used the command lspci -nn | grep 0280 and ...
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Ubuntu will not allow WiFi password more than 61 characters

My WiFi password is 64 characters and the connect button is only clickable until 61 characters. Any help would be appreciated. I am using wpa security.
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My Wifi does not work for SSH login or saving some forms

The system works perfectly fine with wired connection. It has problems accessing wifi at my office. However my wifi at my home seems to work fine. I have installed wicd and tried many alternatives ...
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I would like to make my new HP Envy 700-230qe Desktop a dual boot platform

I am currently running Windows 8.1 -- 12GB memory -- 2TB Sata hard drive -- RJ-45 Ethernet connection -- and a Premium Wireless-N LAN card & Bluetooth Does anyone have any information as to how I ...
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Difficulty in using iwconfig, can i get full command to start a virtuall wireless network?

I came to know that iwconfig does the work for sharing the virtual wireless network but I have difficulty in using the command. I have no idea how to use this command. I felt harder even after reading ...
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I need to compile backprots-20131206 into ath10k device driver

I need to compile source code backports-20131206 into wireless AP device driver as ath10k I used make clean make defconfig-ath10k make but I found there are no ath.ko mac80211.ko ath9k.ko ...
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wireless does not appear after instal of ubuntu on laptop ?

I need help the wireless does not work on my dell studio 1535 laptop. I have a Broadcom corporation BCM4322. Thanks
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Both Lan and wifi not working

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my recently purchased Toshiba satellite but both Wired and wireless are not working. I tried Fedora 19 64 bit but it works perfect. How can I use ubuntu then. Is there any ...
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My computer will connect to wireless networks for awhile and then stop

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on an HP laptop. The issue is that I will connect to wireless networks great for a few days. Then the computer will stop connecting almost as if it has forgotten how. I can ...
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Can't connect to wi-fi with Ubuntu

I cannot connect to my home network with ubuntu. My home network is protected with a password.Every time i enter my pass to connect, ubuntu rejects to connect and keeps showing another code, witch ...
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Realtek rtl8723e not working at Kernel 3.5

I have a problem with my Realtek wifi card. Last time when using Kernel 3.2, all I have to do is punch in these codes while connecting to internet, everything will be solved. These codes are: sudo ...
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Wi-Fi browsing history

Is there a way of viewing a Wi-Fi network's browsing history? (probably using the command line) Is there a package which serves this purpose? My OS is Ubuntu 13.10
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Can't connect to wireless

Ubuntu won't connect to my wireless. Windows connected just fine, in the same spot. When I try and connect, it tries for a minute or so, then says "disconnected, you are now offline" The signal ...
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mac address changing

i have alfa awus036nh and for some commands i need to change it's mac address but it always gives me ERROR please help....! when i do sudo ifconfig -a it give me this: wlan1 Link ...
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Why is the second linux system I install unable to access the Internet?

I am attempting to run Zorin OS 7 alongside Ubuntu on my laptop, but whichever OS I install second, does not have internet access (will not work with ethernet or wifi). So I was wondering if this was ...
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Internet loses connectivity when steam is launched

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 whenever I launch steam or start a steam download I lose internet connectivity. Specifically I can no longer ping my default gateway. If I reconnect to the wireless it will ...
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Updating Broadcom Wifi driver 12.04

As many others I ran into a problem with my Broadcom wifi driver on 12.04. Following the instructions at the Broadcom website Compile Broadcom wifi driver, I successfully made it work...well, almost. ...
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Unable to connect to Internet after wakeup from hibernate?

It says Networking is Disabled. I have tried checking that box (which stays checked); but that does nothing. Even tried: sudo ifconfig wlan0 up; which also did nothing. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 x64.
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I am not able to access any wireless network

I am new to Ubuntu and I just put 13.10 on my computer. I not able to see any possible wireless connection. Usually, or at least with windows vista I am able to view wireless connections that my ...
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Wireless adaptors won't work. inspiron 8500. Cisco adaptors

i have 2 wireless notebook adaptors and neither work on my Dell inspiron 8500. i've tried going to settings and it says no proprietary drivers are being used.i have a Cisco Air-PCM352 and a Linksys ...
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broadcom BCM4311 wirless problems with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell D430 to replace an old version of Ubuntu. Now the wireless is not working. I have looked at a lot of the posts on the web and tried the suggestions to ...
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Supported wireless adaptors

Does anyone know if Ubuntu 12.04 LTS supports the following Eidmax EW-7128g wireless PCI card D-Link DWL-G122 USB adaptor Belkin 802.11g USB adaptor (Model F5D7050uk) Will they work out of the box ...
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Laptop hotspot during sleep mode

I turned my laptop into a hotspot what i wish to know if it is possible that my hotspot can be access if my laptop is in sleep mode . Thank you for help
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Issues on 12.04.3 on Asus Notebook with geforce 710m

I have 12.04.3 installed on an ASUS x552CL notebook which has GeForce 710M(optimus). I have 2 issues: Wireless gets disabled from hardware switch, I resolved it using echo "options asus_nb_wmi ...
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log in to cups admin in browser?

I want to use a wireless printer. I googled it and it said to go to website: 127.0.0.1:631/ and click on admin. It asks me to log in. I put in my ubuntu name and password and get denied. Does ...
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lspci shows wireless network device but network manager doesn't

The laptop is a Sony Vaio, model number vgn-cr290. I dropped it last night. The hard drive was bad, but I was able to fix that. After about 4 or 5 hours of trying to get wifi to work, I gave up. I ...
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WIFi issue ubuntu13.10

Asus X55C wifi not enabling. The wifi is disabled by hardware switch. Switch on laptop is un-responsive. Wireless is enabled in the Bios as well.
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Broadcom BCM 43142

I have a Lenovo G710 and I am unable to install my wireless card. Here are the details: uname -a: Linux ubuntu 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 13 18:05:00 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...