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

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How to change wlan0 mac adress? [duplicate]

My native linux partition is connected with a yagi usb antenna and my virtual machine is a cloned setup of it, the problem is the mac adress that interfere but i could only change the mac adress of ...
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How do I reset the network adapter using a terminal command?

Well ,when I turn the Router off and then I turn it on again while running Ubuntu , it doesn't obtain an IP address automatically : I click on disconnect , but it remains like above. It works ...
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Does the iwlwifi Wifi driver for intel cards support AP mode?

Ok from my research so far, there is a driver that intel works on for its newer cards called iwlwifi. there's also iwlagn and I am unsure if they are the same? Anyway, do any of them support AP mode ...
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Is there a way to control speed internet access to wireless connections?

I connect to the internet on my pc via ethernet and wireless with a laptop. I want to control the speed of laptop wireless connection so when both are running I still have enough speed on pc to work ...
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No network access due to WLAN0:AVAHI

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 11.04. Failed to connect my home wireless network, which is composed of a modem and a Netgear router. ifconfig showing: wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Asus Eee Pc 1201N internet connection very slow [closed]

I have a big problem after installing Ubuntu 11.04 on Asus 1201N netbook: Internet Connection VERY slow. When I am trying to connect to my gmail account I must wait about 3 minutes. And I have 12MB ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 Network Manager won't let me choose a wireless security method for my network

I just installed Kubuntu 11.04 on a machine, it's a completely fresh install. My network is called "linksys" (don't blame me, someone else set it up), and I know for a fact it is secured by WPA2 ...
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How do I detect if someone is stealing my broadband bandwidth?

I am very paranoid about wireless connections and someone stealing my broadband bandwidth, which could lead to worse things. My question is, how can I detect if my broadband bandwidth is being ...
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My WiFi gets deauthenticated every few minutes or seconds (Reason: 7)

My Wifi on my new Thinkpad W520 running Natty keeps dropping out and coming back on. Output from dmesg below. Any advice? [30493.687552] wlan0: authenticate with e0:91:f5:ef:7b:b2 (try 1) ...
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wifi not working when on battery

My wifi gets disabled when my netbook is not connected to a power source. Or more specific wifi is active but I can't browse the net when disabled. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on my asus eee pc. I have ...
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Wireless on ThinkPad Edge E420s

I have installed Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) on my ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop. Unfortunately, the wireless is not working. I have got Windows 7 installed besides Kubuntu, and wireless is working with no ...
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Do the brcm80211 drivers need patching to work correctly in airmon etc?

I am trying to use the broadcom brcm80211 drivers along with a BCM4313 chip and aircrack-ng suite of programs but airodump only ever lists clients for WEP protected access points. I have setup a WPA2 ...
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How to change the refresh rate at which the network manager updates the wireless access points

Sometimes it takes too long for the network manager to update to see new wireless AP. Is it possible to change the time interval between checks?
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How can I connect to my wifi connection if I am unable to find it in the network manager?

I am a newbie and I just started using the latest Ubuntu. I have a Pavilion DM1 HP netbook and can't find my wifi connection in the network manager. When i open the "network" thing, there's no "Auto ...
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How do i figure out why ubuntu is crashing on me randomly? [closed]

Ubuntu keeps crashing on me randomly. It just crashed 3 times in a row. Can someone please help me jolt down why. When it crashes, the PC just freezes. Mouse pointer goes un-responsive and I have to ...
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How to use WiFI with a Samsung NP N145 Plus in 10.04? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 and trying to access WiFi but not able to. Any specific procedure to be followed?
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Wireless connection works but the internet is too slow to use in Ubuntu 11.04

The internet is so slow as to be unusable. And I'm not being picky. Even after minutes I can't get my Google home page to load. I tried installing a package through apt-get and was getting rates ...
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Realtek 8190 wireless doesn't work

I have a Realtek RTL 8190 (802.11n) Wireless controller. > lspci -v | grep Network 04:01.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 8190 I first installed the driver ...
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Are Linksys wireless adapters well suppored on Ubuntu?

Ever since Ubuntu 8.10 when I first started I couldn't get my old Linksys WUSB54G wireless card to work. At least in 11.04 it somewhat works only when you set a static IP, and even then speeds are ...
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Why is my laptop's wireless Internet connection slow?

I'm sitting on the same level as my wireless router but still the internet is acting pretty slow. PING any-fp.wa1.b.yahoo.com (69.147.125.65) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from ...
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“Device not ready” error with Broadcom wireless card

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 (1143CTO) and I'm having problems getting my wireless NIC to work, as far as I can tell the drivers and firmware are all installed and the device is working. I have ...
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How to apply patch to rt2x00 driver for Ralink RT5390 support

I have a Pavilion dm1, with a known issue with the rt2x00 driver. There is a one line patch that fixes the issue. How do I apply it?
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG stopped working

my wlan works right after i installed ubuntu 11.04, after several hours it just stop detecting my wlan. my wlan is an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan} Network Connection (rev 02). i downloaded ...
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Wireless keeps cutting out every several minutes on a Realtek RTL8187SE

The internet keeps cutting out every several minutes, sometimes it lasts longer but it happens eventually. I can still use the internet if I disconnect from the menu and click connect again. Any help ...
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Failing to connect to Apple Time capsule [closed]

I have just installed 10.04 Netbook Remix i386 on my Asus eee pc 901 and it's failing to connect to my Apple Time Capsule wireless network. It will connect (and remain connected) to other wireless ...
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Wireless cannot ping router after five minutes inactivity

As the title says when I don't use the net for ~5 mins I cannot resolve hostnames, either via browser or using apt-cache or similiar. Wget will return the first line and just timeout. I need to ...
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Wireless not detected on an hp Pavilion g6 - RT5390PCIe

I just bought an HP Pavilion g6 laptop and I installed Natty Narwhal alongside Windows 7. In Windows 7, my WiFi works perfect but in Ubuntu it absolutely (no matter what I do) won't detect my home ...
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My netbook freezes everytime i turn on WLAN on Ubuntu

Everytime i try to use WLAN connection on my netbook (Asus Eepc) my Natty freezes and i'm forced to restart and use my ethernet connection... How can i resolve this? I've an Atheros board.
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How do I setup my ubuntu on a WiFi network?

I need to set up Ubuntu for WiFi network. How do I do that? I cannot see the name of my network listed.
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WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm newbie in Linux and Ubuntu, but would like to improve my skills :) I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop ...
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How to connect to a wireless network that has a two word name with a space?

Ok, I have searched for some time in earnest for an answer to this question. I have a Beagleboard which has Ubuntu 10.10 Minimal install for Arm running on it. With the default install, minimal ...
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How to troubleshoot and tweek unreasonably slow wireless connection?

I've just acquired a USB F5D8053ed Belkin adapter and it is unreasonably slow. Details of how I installed the firmware and device driver are described in this AU Question. I believe there is either ...
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Is there a way I can use wireless projectors? [closed]

I can connect to the projector but I can't seem to find a way to output my presentations to the projector. I'm using LibreOffice and Ubuntu 10.04. I do quite a few presentations at my work and I am ...
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No Wi-Fi after system reboot

Something strange is happening... I've installed a Wi-Fi card into my Ubuntu Server 11.04 machine. To configure it I do the following: sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces add: iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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How well does an INCA IM-201W Wireless work? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 . I'll buy a wireless modem, Inca IM-201W . But i'm looking supported OS of modem : Windows XP , Vista, 7 . There isn't Ubuntu in list.SO what's the meaning of this ? ...
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Wireless not working with BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I recently installed 11.04 (and its crap compared to 10.x, but its free so ...
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Upgrade to Xubuntu 11.04 Breaks Wireless

When I tried to connect at 2 different places. The little connection icon would circle forever before eventually prompting for password. I have triple checked all network keys & then some. Even ...
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Configuring an Engenius 3500 [closed]

The title speaks to only half of the issue: the other half are the settings in Ubuntu and the sequences therein. The computer in this issue does receive internet with the external antenna jack at ...
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How to connect to free Starbucks wifi via command-line?

I want to connect to a free open wifi, like Starbucks, but I don't want a full-fledged desktop gui like Unity or GNOME. How can I do this via command-line (pretending my install base is Ubuntu Server ...
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How do I share my Ubuntu's Internet connection with a LAN (via hardware router)

I know this sort of question has been asked many times, and I've thus tried many ways to get it working, but I think my setup is a bit different from what I've seen others trying. I've got an Ubuntu ...
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Usual Wireless Password Rejected

I own an: Linksys WMP600N PCI Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band and have recently installed Ubuntu. It detects my home network (with about 3 bars), however, when I enter the wireless password (which ...
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How do I connect my server to a WEP encrypted wireless network?

I've recently started working with Ubuntu Server 10.04, but I'm having a problem while connecting to WEP-encrypted Wifi. I've tried the following: sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo dhclient -r wlan0 ...
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Prevent/stop wpa_supplicant from starting

wpa_supplicant seems to somehow be auto started at boot. # ps auxwww |grep wpa root 915 0.0 0.0 28824 1232 ? S 17:36 0:00 /sbin/wpa_supplicant -u -s How do I disable this ...
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No longer able to connecto to WPA wireless network. [closed]

I used to connect to a wireless network at the place where I live providing a password using WPA (don't really know what that is), it's been a few months since I can't connect anymore, the problem is ...
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How do I get a Belkin F5D8053 wireless adapter working?

I've tried getting my Belkin N Wireless adapter to work on Ubuntu many times with no luck at all. Each time I seem to arrive at a dead end. After some thorough searching of UbuntuForums and WifiDocs ...
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Dell Vostro 1510 can't connect to wireless--how can I fix this? [closed]

I'm having some trouble with my Dell Vostro 1510. I installed wubi on it two days ago and I've only been able to use the Internet with an ethernet cable. The network seems to definitely recognize ...
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Intel wifi 6230 slows down when cable unplugged

I've just purchased a dell l502x with an intel 6230 wifi. I've installed ubuntu 11.04 64 bit. It works, but when i use only the battery the connection slows down (my maximum download is 800kB and ...
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Connecting to WLAN freezes system on Asus eee pc 1001p

This might be a quite old problem, however I couldn't find a solution for myself. I was using Ubuntu 10.10 on my Asus eee pc 1001p until I upgraded to Natty. Now, whenever I connect to a password ...
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How can I force WiFi connection to only use ipv4?

I have Broadcom bcm43224 wifi card with proprietary broadcom sta driver. At home wifi connection works well, but in the office when I ping some resource there is a lot of loss packets and I cant ...
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Could anyone help me get my NETGEAR WNA3100 (Broadcom BCM43231) wireless adapter to work?

I have just moved back to Ubuntu from Windows 7 and a few months ago, I bought a NETGEAR WNA3100 wireless adapter because my old adapter had broken. I plugged in my adapter and it doesn't seem to ...