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

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Wireless Xbox 360 controller on Humble Bundle V

I got the Humble Indie Bundle Complete (including Bastion, Lone Survivor, Braid and Super Meat Boy... the whole bundle is excellent). The fact is that Braid, Super Meat Boy, nor any game in the ...
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WIreless connects but Internet stops working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit and Broadcom 4313

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit on a HP Pavilion dm4. It has a Broadcom 4313 Wireless Adapter and a Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Ethernet Adapter. I haven't been able to get consistent internet access from ...
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No firmware found for Broadcom wireless card (BCM4318) on Dell Latitude D610

Trying to get my 03:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) working. I just reformated and installed 12.04 on this old ...
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How do I block websites for several PCs via wireless router?

Our household has 3 PC/laptops connected via wireless router (d-link 600). Is there a way to ban websites to all of the PCs connected to the wireless router by using my laptop? D-link's filter website ...
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BCM43225 wireless card has connectivity problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Broadcom BCM43225 wireless card working? Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual-boot with Windows 7 64 bit. This is the very first time I've touched a ...
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Awesome WM Does not Search for Wifi Networks?

When I start Awesome WM, it works fine but it does not start the daemon/application that searches for and connects to wifi networks. How to make it do that both on startup as well as on demand since ...
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Only run CRON job if connected to specific wifi network

I am a newbie to scripting on Linux (Lubuntu), but I would like to make a script that runs a cron job only if my laptop is connected to my home wifi. Is this possible? I guess, I could do something ...
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Wireless Connection Troubles

I just recently switched from Windows 7 over to Ubuntu 12.04 and have been experiencing some issues connecting to my home's wireless network. The only way I can get it to connect to the network is ...
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Gerix Wifi Cracker and Aircrack-ng in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am have install Aircrack-ng from its official site. Compiling its source and installing. And Gerix also from official site Source. I am using AR9285 with ath9k drivers included default with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Tenda W322p

I had a fully operational version of Ubuntu 11.10 running (64 bit) and decided to upgrade to 12.04. After I did I no longer had network connectivity. I am running a Tenda Wireless W322P adapter. In ...
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Wireless Connected But No Internet Connection (Ubuntu 12.04)

I am using same network for 2 days and everything was normal. However, today even though it shows me as connected to the network, I do not have internet connection. If I use ethernet cable instead of ...
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How to make an android phone use a wi-fi hotspot created on ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to know how to enable an android phone to detect the hotspot created under ubuntu so that the phone can use thse internet through it. I have learnt that Android does not support ad-hoc.I tried ...
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How do I install missing firmware?

I recently let a friend borrow my HP Mini and he put Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I don't know what Ubuntu is and I have no clue how to use it. When I try to connect to wifi it says wireless networks device ...
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Wifi switch on after waking up from suspend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn’t connect after suspend on an Asus K52F I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspier 4752 Notebook. First it seems that the wifi was not working, but ...
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Ad-hoc network (hot spot) created in Ubuntu is not detected by android phone

I created a hot spot via network > wireless > use as hotspot. Other laptops successfully detected the hot-spot,could connect and use it without any problem. But no android phone could detect it.! I ...
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brother MFC-J435W wireless scanning issue

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a brother MFC-J435W and I was able to get the printer set up for wireless printing, but it is not allowing me to scan wirelessly. It gives me the ...
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Sager NP6165 (Realtek) Wireless Not Working

Hello I'm having issues with my new laptop (Sager NP6165) getting wireless. I've been searching for a solution, to no avail. My Network Card, Integrated 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN half mini card ...
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Why is the kernel module cfg80211 also listed as a kernel process [cfg80211]?

I do not understand why the kernel module cfg80211 is also listed by ps aux as shown below: $ ps aux | grep cfg80211 root 521 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S< 16:09 0:00 [cfg80211]
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Configuring Wireless Networking in 11.04

How do I setup wireless connection in my Ubuntu 11.04? How to configure the connection? How to get the details like SSID and all that...
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iwconfig usage for WEP access point? [duplicate]

I would like to use my wifi doggle in my pc (ubuntu 12.04). I am able to connect to my access point through the GUI. I would like to do the same in the terminal. My access point uses WEP. So I typed ...
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Replace Broadcom “wl” driver with “b43”

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and in my laptop there is a Broadcom BCM4312 WLAN card. lspci output: 04:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: ...
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Wireless not working toshiba satellite c640

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. It's a dual boot system. Wirelss working absolutely fine on Windows 7. But in Ubuntu it says Wireless is disabled by hardware switch But there is not ...
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why there is a lot change in the hardware support features in different linux os?

i am using lenovo b460 with 3 GB ram and 500 GB hard disk,(no graphics card). when i live boot Linux mint i was able to connect to WiFi.but when i booted up Ubuntu 11.4 i was not able to connect ...
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Help do I install the Ralink RT3070 wireless driver?

I bought an AZTECH WL562USB wireless adapter and am stuck trying to install the driver. The driver file I downloaded is a BZ2, called 2011_0719_RT3070_RT3370_RT5370_RT5372_Linux_STA_V2.5.0.3_DPO....
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Can't connect to wireless on Lubuntu

I have a Cisco PCI LAN+WLAN 802.11b card in my IBM ThinkPad T30 laptop. Is this wireless card compatible with Lubuntu? I have Lubuntu installed and it just won't connect. It keeps saying that it is ...
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'Activation of wireless network connection failed' error with a BSNL BroadBand modem# DNA-A211-I

I'm getting the message 'Network Connection Failed' frequently when I connect to wifi using 12.04. I was using the same connection without any problems, in Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows Vista. What might ...
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Broadcom wireless doesn't work on an HP Mini 110 1199EA under Wubi install [duplicate]

I used the Windows install for Ubuntu today, it all installed easily and automatically but I could not go on the Internet. Please tell me how to solve this problem. I think it was "Ubuntu Desktop 12....
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Why does my wireless stop working in Ubuntu if I turn it off in Windows?

I recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu with wubi, everything works fine, I installed the driver for my wireless card, works great, but I found this problem: On Windows 7, if I turn off the ...
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Wireless Card Driver for Dell Mini 1012 using Ubuntu 12.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Mini 1012. It seems to be running fine but I am unable to get my wireless card working? I even plugged in my Ethernet cable and could not get an internet ...
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Installation of WiFi Epson SX235W, 4in1 printer / scanner, on Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit?

I got an Epson Stylus SX235W WiFi printer/scanner and ran into some installation problems: I got the printer working on an USB cable. Trying to go wireless, I need the printers IP address, but the ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04, Wifi problems

When I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04, I selected the ethernet adapter because I will use that most often; however, I would like to use wifi sometimes as well. This is how far I've gotten with this ...
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How to create a wifi hotspot and use it on WP7.5?

I have been trying for many days to create a wifi hotspot with my laptop running ubuntu 12.04 and connect it to my windows phone7.5 based HTC Mozart. I have gone through many articles related to this, ...
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Dlink wireless adapter dwa 125 on ubuntu 11.04

I am new to linux, bought a desktop computer a couple of days ago with linux ubuntu 11.04 installed on it. I think its wonderful, i have one issue however. i need an "in laments terms" step-by-step ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR242 / AR542 wireless card working?

I am brand new to ubuntu as a laptop platform. As a developer I've used it as an app server but with minimal interaction. So, I recently took my windows laptop and installed the latest 12.04 package. ...
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Why is my Internet connection randomly dropping?

Ever since I have installed 12.04 (clean install not an upgrade), I have been having a drop in the Internet connection. The drop in the connection can be anything from 15 seconds to about 3 mins, and ...
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How can I change an Atheros wireless NIC region (regulatory domain) in Ubuntu?

There is a CONFIG_ATH_USER_REGD variable in OpenWrt that allows the user to override the default settings of the wireless NIC. Unfortunately grepping the Arch kernel config doesn't seem to have that, ...
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Slow speeds when using D-Link DWA-140

I've been trying to get my D-Link DWA-140(H/W working properly for quite some time. I've tried several guides including: D'Link Wireless DWA-140 speeds are crippled on 12.04 but I still have slow ...
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Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to work after installing updates from the update manager

I have wireless Internet access and it worked well on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS until today, when I installed updates from the Update Manager. After the reloading of the computer the sign of Internet ...
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how to connect to two wireless network

I have two hotspot/wireless network at my home, and I have 2 wireless adapter in my laptop, can I connect to 2 wireless network and use both to connect to internet for increasing internet access ...
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HP Pavilion dv4-3029tx Wireless [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wifi disabled for Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel in 12.04 I just bought an HP dv4-3029tx and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. It has a centrino wireless-n 1030 card. I ...
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How to install Netgear N-300 UAB adapter WNA3100 on Ubuntu 12.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, the first thing I'm trying to do, is to setup my wireless adapter. I can see it using lsusb: beer@beer-linux:~$ lsusb ... Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 ...
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How do I get a D-Link DWL-G520 working?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on an older desktop PC, and I am finding it much harder to connect to a wifi connection than it should be. I have an iPhone with which I want to tether to it with Mifi 4.0, but I ...
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Compiling Unify.c for Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse error - how to use both the keyboard and mouse on the same receiver? [duplicate]

I bought this Logitech Wireless Keyboard K360 and this Logitech Wireless Mouse M505 I am trying to use both on the same receiver, but so far I can't figure it out! I have tried this But I don't ...
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How can I install and download drivers without internet?

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but as in previous versions; I need a driver for wireless. When booting from USB, I could download and install the Broadcom Wireless STA driver: now I can't ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Won't let me search for wireless network

Hello I'm running a brand new Kubuntu 12.04 single boot on my laptop, this is the first time I tried connecting to a wireless network. I tried using the network manager app allready on the task bar, ...
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12.04 LTS with malfunctioning WIFI WLAN, how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent WLAN connection from dropping permanently on a Fritz USB WLAN N stick? 12.04 WiFi Wlan is not getting connected or very poor connection although showing some ...
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No wifi Internet with Ubuntu 12.04

Im with Ubuntu 12.04 - Dell Inspiron 5110 (8g ram, i7 cpu). When I connect to a router at my place, i get an internal IP i can ping others in the network (and the router), but have no internet. I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise my wireless adapter

I have installed Ubuntu on my Acer laptop, but I can''t access the internet. As far as I can tell it is because my wireless adapter (built-in Broadcom 802.11g) is not recognised. I have windows 7 also ...
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Why can't I connect to the internet?

When I try to connect to my network with wireless, the network I want to connect to is grayed out. Wired works fine. The network is WPA2, and I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on an IBM Thinkpad T30 with an ...
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Computer becomes unreachable on lan after some time

I work on my laptop and ssh into my desktop. I use a lot of key based authentication for many servers for work but recently I couldn't login because ssh would pick up and try all the keys and it stops ...