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

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Wireless connection drops every 30 seconds on an Asus EEE PC with an Atheros card

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and my wireless connection disconnects every 30 seconds. I am using an Asus Eee PC with an Atheros wireless card. I tried to find out how to solve this, so I gave up ...
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How do I get my Linksys WUSB300N wireless adapter working?

I have an older Dell Dimension 4550 on which I did a fresh install of 12.04 from 10.04. My wireless used to work fine with my Linksys WUSB300N, but it doesn't any more. No Proprietary Drivers were ...
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Wireless connection slow on a Dell Studio with an Intel Centrino N 1000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless with WEP extremely slow on an Acer Timeline 4810T with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000 I have a Dell Studio, and just installed via CD the 12.04 LTS version. The ...
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Broadcom STA update broke WiFi

I have the BCM43225 chip in my Acer Aspire One netbook running 12.04 32-bit. My wireless had been working just fine (with the exception of enterprise networks not being able to connect to the ...
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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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Wireless connection is lost periodically and without apparent reason and is quickly reestablished on a BCM4312

My wireless connection has lost stability after I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04. It used to remain connected for as long as there was signal, but now I get periodic disconnects which ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch on Dell Inspiron 1750

I have a problem where Ubuntu (12.04) says there is a wireless network card, but it is disabled by a hardware switch. How do I turn it on? I checked the BIOS, and the wireless card is enabled there. ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card working?

I upgraded Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04, until which wireless was working just fine. After the upgrade and reboot, wireless is not even being detected (When I click the network manager icon in the top ...
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Internet goes on and off after updating to 12.04

For some reason I have yet to understand, when I upgraded from 11.10 (working flawlessly) to 12.04, internet seems not to work after a while and the only solutions are either to reboot or to disable ...
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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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Upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 loses keyboard and mouse

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 12.04, and somehow its lost keyboard and mouse support, Logitech EX110 Cordless, preventing me from logging in, both the main and recovery mode won't respond to any keys ...
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Can't stay connected to Wi-Fi

Just upgraded to 12.04 this morning and all of a sudden it won't stay connected to my home wi-fi. It connects, and then about 15 seconds later it disconnects and asks to enter the password again. ...
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Will 12.04's network manager work on my Lenovo S12, it doesn't in 11.10?

Network manager does not work on my Lenovo ideapad S12 (Intel Atom) laptop. I had to replace Network manager to use a network. Will the 12.04 upgrade keep WiCd or will Network Manger now work?
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Dropped wireless connections and reconnections with a Broadcom BCM4321 [duplicate]

With the newest distribution, beginning yesterday, both of the Ubuntu computers on my network that connect via wireless are randomly dropping the connection several times an hour. The connection ...
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Wi-fi continually asks me to reenter the password; how do I fix this? [duplicate]

Sorry if this question has been asked before; if it has, I couldn't find it. On 12.04 I'm able to connect to wi-fi and load pages on the internet, but I'm asked to reenter the wi-fi password every ...
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Wireless LAN not working on Lenovo Ideapad S205

I can't get the Wireless connection on my Ideapad S205 to work. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. The network manager indicates that Wireless was disabled by hardware switch, which isn't true. I checked out ...
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Wireless is not getting connected on starting 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I am new to Ubuntu. I have just upgraded to 12.04 and the wireless is not working. I am sending you the results of the ...
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Why is my MTS MBlaze dongle not getting detected?

According to the user guide, I need to install the driver that is present on the dongle. But when I insert the dongle, nothing is showing up. The green light on it is blinking, though. It's getting ...
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Unable to connect to wireless internet on an Acer Iconia W500 with an Atheros AR9285

I'm using an Acer Iconia W500, and immediately after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04, it is unable to access the internet. It was able to access the internet just fine before the upgrade. It seems to be ...
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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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I can't connect to internet with a BCM4312

This is my first time with Linux (I am using Ubuntu 12.04) and i am having trouble connecting to internte. I read some post and i did the following, if anybody knows what could be happening i will be ...
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Wireless suddenly dropping with a Ralink RT2870

I have a Linksys WUSB600N v1 Dual-Band Wireless-N Network Adapter Ralink RT2870 USB dongle that worked flawlessly in 11.10. Since upgrading, I can't keep a connection for more than five minutes. The ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525, Upgraded to 12.04 and have lost Wireless Internet Connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I've just upgraded my Dell Inspiron 1525 to 12.04. Wireless connection worked before, but now it doesn't. I can't seem ...
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Ralink RT2790 (or maybe a RT2860), detected as two different chipsets, can't connect

Today, I have installed 12.04 & my wifi stopped working. Wireless gets detected as RT2790 & show available network but doesn't not connect to any wireless network(tried secured & ...
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Broadcom 4315 stop working after upgrade to 12.04 [duplicate]

lspci -n | grep 14e4 02:00.0 0280: 14e4:4315 (rev 01) lspci -vvv 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub (rev 07) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company ...
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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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Wireless connection with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000 won't last longer than 20 seconds

My laptop is a Lenovo Sl510. It will ask me for my network key and after inputting it, it will drop after about 20 seconds, and ask for the key again, and continuously do this. I never had any ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) As stated, I've just upgraded to 12.04 and my Dell Inspiron 1545 isn't recognising its wireless card and I was ...
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Disable periodic WiFi-Scan in NetworkManager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disabling Network-Manager-Gnome wireless scanning when connected I have a problem with the KDE-NetworkManager. I want to stream Pulseaudio via WLAN. Everything works ...
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How to use my wireless card on my computer

I am quite new with Ubuntu and I would like help using my wireless card. How do I connect wirelessly to the Internet?
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What package provides the color scheme for the wifi widget with the Oxygen Desktop Theme in Kubuntu? [closed]

I can't figure out what package provides the color scheme for the wifi widget in the Oxygen Desktop theme under Kubuntu. As you can see, the fonts are too dark when using this theme. I'd like to ...
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Laptop wakes while lid is closed and overheats

I'm running 12.04 on a toshiba L305D with athlon x2 (Already suspect this has something to do with it). My laptop will wake from suspend, presumably from wireless scanning. This is a serious bug as ...
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Wireless signal strength indicator shows low signals when actually signals are good

I'm running 12.04. Although my wireless connection is performing perfectly well, the Wireless signal strength indicator shows a low signal. Only the bottom bar is illuminated, whereas with Ubuntu ...
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Network manager keeps asking for login information with a Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless card

I am having problems with wireless connections when I start my computer back up from standby after a while of it being in standby, and sometimes regular power up from full off as well though less ...
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Wireless shows up as disabled on a BCM4312 wireless card

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows Vista) but I'm unable to access internet wirelessly even though I can do so on Vista. The output for rfkill list all is : 0: brcmwl-0: wireless LAN ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 wireless too slow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't get into Wifi on my ASUS Notebook U56E? Hi I have an HP pavilion g6 series with a slow Internet connection I tried WiFi and LAN but always the same problem my ...
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BCM43225 not working on Lubuntu 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) the broadcom wireless card bcm43225 is not working. I have tried with proprietary drivers and ...
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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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Installation of drivers for Canon MG5300 series fails…

I have a new MG5320 printer, and several ubuntu computers on my local network. I am trying to install drivers to get them to work. The ppa:michael-gruz/canon does not (yet) have drivers for the ...
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Wireless does not detect network on an Acer 5750 with a Broadcom 43227

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop Acer 5750. It detects wireless card and also lot of networks, but the problem is that it does not detect wireless network which is detected with my phone and ...
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How to set up a WiFi Hotspot using Kubuntu 12.04

I'm not having any luck with the instructions here or here. I can't get ad-hoc wifi to work in Kubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X220 with Intel wireless. All indications are that it should work. Any KDE ...
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RTL8188CUS Wireless USB Dongle doesn't work unless I disable wireless security

I have a Digitus DN7045 wireless USB dongle which uses the Realtek RTL8188CUS chipset. If I disable security on my wireless network, it works fine. As soon as I enable any type of security, it stops ...
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I keep losing the Internet connection in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently assembled a new desktop with an ASUS PCE-N15 wireless network adapter and my home wireless network is detected and I am able to connect to it and even access the Internet. However, after ...
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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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Broadcom BCM4311 wireless not working on an HP Pavilion dv2000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I've been trying for some time now to make my wireless work again in Ubuntu 11.10, though it worked in 10.04 before ...
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Internet connection issues

I am running 11.10 and having issues getting (and maintaining) wireless connections. I've been able to gain access when I've first turned on my computer in the past, but it will cut out after a short ...
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Unable to connect Vodafone Huawei dongle

I am using ubuntu 11.04 and I am trying to connect Vodafone Huawei dongle to access internate,But I am not getting any success to connect the net.Can someone tell me where I am doing the wrong ...
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Wireless menu bar item doesn't show up

Sometimes when I start my ubuntu system the wireless menu bar item doesn't show up. This makes it impossible for me to connect to a wireless network as I don't know where the wireless menu item is ...
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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 ...