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

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Why won't my computer connect to wireless?

Why can't I connect to the Internet wirelessly? I confirmed that all of my router information is correct and have tried this several times, but my computer still wont connect to the Internet via my ...
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Wireless network(s) not available when booting ubuntu 12.04 desktop 64 bit from usb flash drive

I'm trying to connect to my wireless network at home after "trying" Ubuntu 12.04 desktop 64-bit from a USB flash drive (without installing). Is this even possible? I can connect to the Internet ...
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Wireless is connected but keeps showing “problem loading page”

My wireless does not keep disconnecting to the point where I have to manually enable it. I just manually enable it as soon as I log in. Just clarifying as I read some other issues like this. I'm ...
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Network manager wireless connection duplicated

I have a wireless network named "sweet-home". Ubuntu sees it all right and for some time everything went fine, but at some point in the dropdown menu "sweet-home" turned into submenu with two items in ...
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non Intel half hight mini PCI-E wifi?

Intel wifi cards seam to be suffering driver issues lately and I am looking for an alternative to the half hight card installed in my Acer 3810TZ. Something I can use until these issues are sorted. ...
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Cannot connect to Open WiFi hotspot created by Android

I'm trying to share my 3G data connection via WiFi hotspot. I have an open Hotspot running on my phone(Xperia Neo V - MT11i - Android 2.3.4). But I cannot connect to it from my Ubuntu system. Here is ...
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Wifi problem in downloading software packages Ubuntu 12.04

In my Ubuntu 12.04 sony vaio when trying to download packages from Ubuntu repositories wifi speed is very slow. Internet works fine for other downloads/browsing. I tried with changing the download ...
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Wifi not working properly 11.10 ubuntu

When I boot up my Lenevo V570 to ubuntu 11.10 then it shows me 'Wireless hardware switch off' however when i use windows and then reboot ubuntu then it works properly.
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Wireless greyed out with an Intel 3945ABG

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP laptop and cannot enable my wireless card. I have checked the BIOS and it is enabled there. I have checked the drivers and I think I have the correct one. The ...
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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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Updating release versions before hardware is certified

My laptop, a Thinkpad SL510, is certified* on Ubuntu 11.04. I upgraded to 11.10 and then 12.04. After a month long fight to keep a decent wifi signal and trying numerous fixes, I gave up and ...
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Allowing restricted useres wifi access

Is there a way to allow restricted users/accounts the ability to add a wifi profile and connect to a wifi network?
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12.04 & 11.10 macbook pro issues. Trackpad and Mouse aren't working. Can't login or boot from cd

I just updated my macbook to 12.04 LTS and upon install my wi-fi wasn't working or even showing up for that matter. I then downgraded to 11.10 via booting from an install disc. Upon downgrading to ...
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Lower level of wireless signal on an Intel Centrino Wireless-N + Wimax 6150

I am sitting next to my router and I don't see full wireless signal since I upgraded from ubuntu 11.04 64bit to ubuntu 12.04 and I noticed more battery usage in my laptop , since I upgraded . (that ...
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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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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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broadcom 4311 wont work on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I just finished installing Linux Ubuntu 12.04 on my presario laptop and the Broadcom 4311 (REV 02) Wireless chip is not ...
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Wirless disabled by hardware switch on a Toshiba Notebook Model: NB205-N311/W

I've got a Toshiba Notebook Model: NB205-N311/W it has no external Wireless hardware switch. It can only be switched on when pressing on FN+F8 (on Windows XP) When I tried doing the same thing on ...
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Problem after upgrading ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 : Wireless is dissabled by hardware switch on ACER 4736

I have a problem with my wireless connection on Acer aspire 4736 after upgrading ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. Anyone help? Thanks in Advance,
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Can not create hotspot after upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

When i use ubuntu 11.04 i have problem with create a hotspot. Now im upgrade system to ubuntu 11.10 and i can not create it. When i try create hotspot, network manager in loop ask me for key, but i ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch on a Dell Latitude

I have the same problem in 11.10, and it occured just before I installed 12.04, thought by remove and complete install 12.04 the problem wolud be gone , but no still there also in 12.04 i have a dell ...
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“connect to hidden wireless Network” needs always admin authorization

When I select "connect to the hidden wireless Network" from the gnome wireless Menu and select the preconfigured template, I get always an authorization box when logged in as normal user. How can I ...
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Configuring my Ralink RT61 wifi card with Ubuntu 10.10 server

I'm trying to configure my wifi card in Ubuntu 10.10 server (no GUI, therefore no NetworkManager). I've found a bunch of similar questions here, but none that quite match my problem. My card is ...
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How to enable 801.11 n with BCM4313

I own a ASUS 1215N with the BCM4313 wireless radio. In windows I can connect to "n" wireless networks without problem however Ubuntu 11.10 can only "see" and connect to "g" networks. I have already ...
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Shared wireless network immediately disconnects

I have an ethernet cable coming into my PC and I have a USB wireless adapter. I want to create a WiFi network that would use the wired connection's internet. So I've added a new wireless network, but ...
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how to connect to wireless and wifi?

I was using my netbook and the system froze,when I try to connect again to the internet via wireless it didnt go thru,try to reboot the system and others and it still dont work via wireless,also,I ...
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IMAC install of ubuntu, wireless mouse and keyboard not recognized

'm trying to install 11.10 on my mid 2011 imac but it doesn't seem to recognize my apple wireless keyboard or my magic mouse. They're both bluetooth devices and they were recognized on windows 7 ...
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wireless woes Ubuntu won't hook up to my built in hardware gateway laptop

I installed ubuntu on my lap top that runs winxp, I really like ubuntu and will probably get rid of windows all together, but ubuntu won't access my built in wirless or wi-fi. In windows i use ...
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I don't want to manually turn on my wireless everytime computer starts up

How can I have this switched to ON automatically when I log in? When I startup my machine, that thing is switched OFF and I have to manually switch it ON before I can use the internet. I can't see ...
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disabling access to weaker WiFi signals

I installed a WiFi repeater. With it I get a 4 bar signal. Without it I get 2 bars. From time to time, my system will switch to the original 2 bar signal. How can I disable access to the original ...
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Can't connect to wireless networks Intel Wireless

I'm a new Linux user and I cannot add or edit any network connections, nor is the system detecting any wireless networks. When I try to access additional hardware from system, it doesn't even open, So ...
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Allow android device to access ubuntu 11.10 machine on LAN

How can I allow a port on an Ubuntu 11.10 machine that is on an Ethernet LAN to be accessed by my Android device via WiFi on the same LAN? Specifically, I'm doing some Android app development where ...
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ethernet works but wireless does not on Lenovo W520 under Ubuntu 10.10

An Ubuntu newbie installed CAELinux 2011 which is based on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS 64bit side-by-side with Windows 7 on Lenovo W520 laptop. Although both ethernet and wireless cards work on Windows 7, they ...
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Broadcom BC4313 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I have the Broadcom BC4313 wirless chipset. I can't get it to work... I tried almost any guide I could find online... ...
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Ralink Wireless N Wifi card not working

I have a wireless-N card from Ralink. On the chip I can read the number "RT3062f". I'm running Ubuntu 11.10. On a fresh Ubuntu install, the card is recognized, but does not detect any signals (which ...
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My Alfa AWUS036NH wireless card autorun installation disk will not run

I recently purchased an Alfa AWUS036NH wireless card. The installation is seamless on my windows machines, but the install CD will not run on my linux machines. The wireless card will show up as wlan1 ...
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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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Wireless doesn't work after suspend on a Centrino Wireless-N 130 on a Samsung NC110-A01

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on a new Samsung NC110-AO1. Whenever I resume a session after being suspended, my wireless will connect to the network, but I will not be able to view any websites. No data is ...
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Sagem 802.11g Cardbus (Wpcb-165g(R)) driver

Where can i find Sagem 802.11g Cardbus (Wpcb-165g(R)) driver and how can i install it on ubuntu 11.10 and ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2
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How to install wireless driver on Compaq nx6120 laptop

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my compaq nx6120 laptop. I turn on the wifi but it says "wireless disabled by hardware switch." Is this a driver problem or is there any switch in laptop for enabling ...
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I can't connect to my wireless router even though i was able to do that few days ago. I get errors about duplicate IPv6

Feb 11 18:09:12 olga-K54C NetworkManager[5191]: <info> Activation (wlan0) starting connection 'corpse' Feb 11 18:09:12 olga-K54C NetworkManager[5191]: <info> (wlan0): device state change: ...
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Wireless problems, doesnt seem to have any easy fix

I was on my laptop dell latitude d630(wireless was working just fine) then out of no where it stopped working but if use a wireless usb adapter i can reconnect i have tried sudo get-apt install ...
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No wireless access from Ubuntu, but do get wireles access with XP on the same machine

Got a desktop with XP and Ubuntu. New to linux, have some knowledge of vi and unix. The XP wireless works, Ubuntu wireless does not, get - hardblocked:yes. Its an old Medion desktop, motherboard ...
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Will an Atheros AR928X work with WPA2?

Basically I need only the answer to above question. Please think of that I am new to linux. For further explanation here is the full story: I have the following problem. My friends notebook (Vista) ...
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Best half mini PCI-E (laptop) Wireless card

I'm thinking about replacing the wireless card on my laptop (an atheros ar9285) because it is slow. What are the best half mini PCI-E 802.11n cards with 300 Mbps max speed and two antennas? I wan't ...
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Help with persistence

Every time I get to a certain stage of installing either the wireless drivers, or FBReader, or VLC when my system hangs or crashes. ?Then on reboot, I am asked for a password by Ubuntu, which I don't ...
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How do I activate the Broadcom wireless driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I have downloaded the drivers that are supposed to fix my wireless problem. The problem is the instructions do not ...
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can't get wireless to work hp dv900, broadcom bcm4311. I'm new to linux and ubuntu please help! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? lspci output: 00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation C51 Host Bridge (rev a2) 00:00.1 RAM memory: nVidia ...
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Levono b570 can't enable wlan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work I´ve got the following problem on my new notebook: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I can not enable ...
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I can't configure my networks or use my wifi adapter

I'm dual clienting windows vista and ubuntu 11.10, and i have it set to where i can choose which i use at startup. Now the problem i'm having is that i use and external usb wireless adapter and i ...