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

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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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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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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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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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Best Wifi Manager [closed]

Which is the best Wireless LAN Manager for Ubuntu Linux? Is wicd the best one available?
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My wireless card is stuck on channel -1 when I'm trying to use aireplay-ng

I have an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6200 (rev 35). I've put my card into monitor mode, started airodump-ng, etc. Even if I set my channel to 6 (happens to be the one of my access point) ...
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Why won't my WiFi work with a Belkin USB dongle and WPA2?

I am using a Belkin usb dongle to connect to my wifi network with a wpa2 key. Most of the times Ubuntu is not able to connect to the network automatically and keeps on asking for the key, even though ...
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How do I fix “Wireless network disabled by hardware switch”?

My Wifi network died last night. I restarted the router but it didn't help. I have an asus 1201n and I'm running 11.04! I've checked the other questions on this subject but none has an answer.
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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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How do you get the Broadcom BCM4306 wireless card working? [duplicate]

I've done a fresh install of Natty 11.04. I have a Broadcom BCM4306 wireless network card and it failed to come up. It said no drivers installed. After a bit of reading, I installed the b43-fwcutter ...
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Enable wifi on my computer - firmware missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I setup my ubuntu on a WiFi network? I am attempting to set up a wireless network on 11.04, freshly download today. The router is on and working. However, I do ...
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How to run just one application over ethernet while others on wifi

I normally connect my laptop via wifi. However, I would like to use synergy to share my workplace desktop machine with my laptop. But the problem is that my desktop machine doesn't have wireless ...
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Getting wireless N to work on Dell Vostro 3300?

I have a Dell Vostro 3300, which has a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless. The point is that I cannot make it work in N mode. NetwotkManager applet says I'm on 54 Mbit/s. Of course, my wireless router is N ...
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Broadcom BCM4321 wireless doesn't work on battery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Upgraded Ubuntu to 11.04, now wireless card does not work when I unplug the laptop lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 ...
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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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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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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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Internet extremely slow on a Ralink 2501USB

Well everyone, after a long and through investigation into this it looks like I'm going to have to call it quits on this one. I've done just about everything suggested both from this site, and Google, ...
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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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My Lenovo Ideapad u165 wireless doesn't work

It really makes me ANGRY ! my wireless hardware is broadcom 4313 . ubuntu install it automatically but I can't use it . It says your hardware switch is off although it is on . after I use " rfkill ...
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What are the most compatible mini PCI express wireless cards

I have got an Acer Aspire One netbook and I am after a wireless card that actually works well with ubuntu. The original card was flaky and disconnecting intermittently and so I replaced it with an ...
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Regularly losing wifi connection

I use Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver, but quite often the connection drops and connects shortly after again. lspci -v | less: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 ...
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How do I boot a minimal CD ISO from a USB stick and use a wireless driver

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11 x64 minimal but I found that I dont have a wired ethernet connection (its broken) but I can possibly connect wirelessly. Is it possible to use the minimal CD image ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show me all available wireless networks [closed]

I have a problem when using Ubuntu. It doesn't show me all available wireless networks whereas SUSE/openSUSE lists them all. It sometimes shows them to me but mostly it doesn't. What I can do?
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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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How do I get wireless working on a Dell Inspiron 510m?

Why WiFi don't work in my Dell Inspiron 510m with Ubuntu 10.04? Is that usefull? inspiron@Inspiron:~$ rfkill list all inspiron@Inspiron:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for inspiron: ...
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Is there a way to move passwords from “Default” to “Login” in seahorse?

When I reinstalled Ubuntu, I logged in on my wifi and authenticated with a password that seahorse saved in "Default". But I want that in "Login" so that I won't have to enter my password twice ...
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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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How to disable “N” Wireless Mode RTL8192on a Thinkpad Edge 15 Core i5

I've seen many owners of Thinkpad Edges which are supposed to be Linux-friendly having problems with wireless adapter. I've found several links inside askubuntu and in ubuntuforums which have a lot ...
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Wireless card can only connect to certain networks

I just did my first install of Ubuntu 11.04. I can connect to my neighbors' unsecured Wi-Fi networks, but not my own (secured) Wi-Fi network. I have a Ralink RT2070 (the cheapest wireless thingy I ...
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Random freezes followed by loss of WiFi connection with a BCM4313 wireless card [closed]

I did a clean install of Natty Narwhal on my AspireOne D255 Netbook. Right off the bat, it seems to work right out of box, but from time to time (especially shortly after booting up or resuming from ...
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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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Installing wireless modem, commands, connecting to internet, get packages [closed]

hi, im newbie in ubuntu 11.04. i installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my machine (dell inspiron 1564). my wireless adapter is dell wireless 1397 mini (broadcam). i found a driver package for linux in my device ...
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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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Show BSSID of an access point?

I want to get the BSSID for a known SSID, how can I do that? Thanks :-)
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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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Are there any issues using Ubuntu on an HP Compaq Presario CQ56-103SG?

I am planning to buy this laptop (Compaq-Presario-CQ56-103SG), which has SuSe Linux SLED11 preinstalled. I want to install Ubuntu 11.04 instead but I'd like to know if the touchpad, the wireless card ...
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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 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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Why can't my Wifi connect or disconnect?

Wifi connection might drop spontaneously or simply cannot connect. Users on Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 have reported experiencing the problem. Running dmesg would show: [210749.637705] wlan0: ...
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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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Centrino Wireless-N 1000 poor performance on N Network

Everything worked fine in previous Ubuntu 10.10. I installed new Natty 11.04 and wireless started behaving poorly. The performance is so random, sometimes it works fine and sometimes, all it does is ...
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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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Network really slow with TL-WN951N wireless card [closed]

I literally just installed ubuntu and it seems to be working great except the network is deadly slow. I'm running a TL-WN951N wireless card which can download at about 600-700 KB/s in windows but in ...
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Wireless network disabled on a Broadcom 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) After installing Ubuntu 11.04, my network has become disabled. Here is the output oflshw in terminal: *-network ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.04 wireless network problem [closed]

In my notebook, update my ubuntu to 11.04. After that my wireless network is down. Not work now! Have ubuntu a bug about network?
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Atheros AR2413 not working after upgrade [closed]

I do not know much about networking, so I need some help here. I have used Ubuntu since 8.04 and my WiFi has worked ever since. I upgraded to 11.04 today. After first boot (with a LiveCD) my the ...
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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 ...
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How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? [duplicate]

Wireless was worked perfectly in ubuntu 10.10. Now I upgraded it to ubuntu 11.04. After this upgrade wireless is not working in my laptop, even "wireless connection" is not showing in network ...