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

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Can't reach wi-fi signal on Ubuntu, but can do it on other OS/devices (ath9k)

I have two laptops, both running Ubuntu 13.10, as well as a different OS (Windows 7), dual boot on both. My wi-fi router is on my bedroom and I want to get the wi-fi signal from the living room. I ...
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Why does my wifi randomly disconnect?

Happens sporadically, in 5-20 minute intervals; as soon as I reconnect to my school's network (sometimes requires re-authentication), it works fine until the next failure. When plugged into ...
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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 ...
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ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation

I am trying to install ralink wifi adaptor to my desktop ubuntu 14.04 the system is not detecting the wifi. lsusb lists the device as: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I ...
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How do I get a Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter working?

Its worked with the pre-installed ubuntu but after re-installing ubuntu dual boot with windows 8.1, wifi is not working. Is there a driver for this adapter that will work on Ubuntu 12.04?
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How do I fix slow wireless on Intel wireless cards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix slow Wi-Fi on Thinkpads or other machines with Intel wireless cards? After hours of searching the Internet for a solution for extremely slow WiFi connection ...
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How to stop constantly blinking Wifi LED?

I have a Dell E6510 and after installing Ubuntu and connecting to a wireless network, my Wifi LED keeps blinking all the time, probably in response to traffic. This is really annoying because it ...
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How to get a stable WLAN-connection with a Lenovo x121e?

I have permament problem when using WLAN with my Lenovo ThinkPad x121e. The wireless network adapter in use is this one: lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Don't have network connection using a BCM4313 adapter

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, but since the upgrade I don't have internet access via wifi anymore. I can: See networks Connect to a network Ping myself (localhost, 192.168.0.103) I can't: ...
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Wifi card on an virtualbox's ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using a virtualbox to run ubuntu on an osx machine. The problem is that I can't get any wireless extensions when running iwconfig. How can I manage that to connect directly my ubuntu to an wifi ...
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How can I debug my wireless problem?

How can I get started with debugging my wireless problem? How can I tell whether or not Linux has recognized my wireless hardware at all? What are the main programs/daemons associated with wireless ...
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Two Wifi Icons in Panel

I have the exact problem in 13.10 as this user Why are there two Wifi indicators in the panel?. Here are some screenshots: Here are some screenshots from another user: ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch on an Asus X550V

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ASUS X550V laptop. This is my rfkill list: 0: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Compile and install rtl8192cu driver

Can someone help me with this problem ? I am new to Linux, so I do not know commands and I never did something like installing or compiling with command-line. I bought WiFi adapter from Edimax, model ...
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Wireless Network in Virtualbox

I just installed my first Ubuntu Server (12.04) instance and immediately ran into the following problems: Running apt-get install or update fails (see below) Running ifconfig produces peculiar IP ...
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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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Broadcom Wireless BCM4313 on 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating Using wireless successfully on 2 DELL VOSTRO 3500 ...
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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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Unable to get wireless netgear WNDA3100v2 to work

After a long struggle I was able to successfully install the ndiswrapper and the windows driver. The driver is reported now as installed: sudo ndiswrapper -l bcmwlhigh6 : driver installed device ...
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Wireless does not work anymore after software update with Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude E6230 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my DELL Latitude E6230, on first boot wifi worked properly but when I updated the software it stopped working. I can't figure out the problem... The wireless network ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Realtek RTL8188E Wireless Card Not Detected

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (WUBI) on my Toshiba Sattellite. I have a Realtek RTL8188E Wireless LAN 802.11n. The internet works fine when I plug it in using a ethernet cable, but my laptop doesn't even ...
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How do i configure universal USB modems (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect) [duplicate]

There is no user guide with this USB modem for linux installation and it is not detected automatically in Ubuntu 11.10. Help.
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Ubuntu connect drops. Worked for a while then started dropping again

It worked, the it dropped, then it worked, now it won't connect to wireless. Brand new Asus laptop that came with ubuntu is connected. The problem seems to be with Ubuntu. It keeps asking for ...
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Share wireless Internet connection through ethernet

I want to share the wireless Internet connection on my desktop with my old laptop, through ethernet. I have ticked the option "Make available to others" on both connections, on my desktop, but my ...
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How can I prevent iwconfig power management from being turned on?

I am affected by this bug: 869502. A workaround which seems to stop the kernel panics for me is to disable wlan0 power management: sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off However it seems to automatically ...
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Disable wireless on startup

I use Ubuntu 10.04 and I see, that every time when I start it enables Wireless Connectivity. I know, that there is a topic about it on Ubuntu forums, but I think I will get old before I get an answer ...
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How to unblock something listed in rfkill?

I think I may have found the cause of my problems with connecting to wifi in Ubuntu 11.10. I type this in Terminal: peter@peter-AO531h:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Broadcom STA driver doesn't work well with BCM4313

Following on from my other question about our new Samsung Q330, I've noticed that the wireless is incredibly flakey. It can connect but after a little use, especially if it does a lot of downloading ...
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Drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

I am not able to install drivers for my Wi-Fi + Bluetooth card (Broadcom BCM43142). What I have done till now: I have tried using the drivers at this website. I tried following the instructions ...
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Network indicator disappeared in Lubuntu [closed]

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10 successufully, via do-release-upgrade. But after reboot, I found that the network indicator has been disappeared, so I cannot switch different network ...
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How can I keep a wireless card's radio powered off by default?

My desktop's PCI wireless card is always scanning for available wireless networks, but I only rarely use it. Can I keep the radio turned off until I need it?
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Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to connect my desktop (running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) to an Airport Extreme Base Station by using an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter. I plugged it in, turned on the desktop, and the adapter ...
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How to change Function (Fn) Key behavior on wireless Logitech keyboard

I do have a wireless Logitech K750 keyboard (silver Mac version) connected to a Lenovo ThinkPad (via the unifying USB receiver, together with a wireless Logitech mouse M705) and currently running ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 wireless drivers?

I purchased an HP laptop with the Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 (QCWB335) wireless adapter. I understand that this adapter is currently not supported on Ubuntu 12.04 and there is no way to get wireless ...
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Broadcom 4365 wireless driver with 3.4 / 3.5 kernel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I used this package to install the driver on 3.2 Kernel and it was working perfectly. Unfortunately the system ...
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Realtek RTL8188CE desconects randomly and features slow connections

I am brand new to Ubuntu and am having internet issues, as in it disconnects about 10 to 15 minutes in and is generally very slow. I realize this is a very common problem, but it seems like the ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop , the model of my wireless chip is broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY . I ...
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No Wifi connection with Acer Aspire 5741G

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Acer Aspire 5741G (8GB RAM, Window 7). After installing Ubuntu, I could not connect to Wifi. Although I dragged down the Wifi option, enabled the connection, but I ...
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How do I share my wireless connection via a wired cable?

Im trying to share the wireless from my netbook eeepc to my desktop computer that does not have any wifi, it can run internet through a cable connected to my internet router but im wondering if there ...
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Wifi and Ethernet connectivity problems after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded recently to ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10, and since then I haven't been able to connect to Internet, neither using wifi, nor using ethernet. I've been reading many posts, but not finding a ...
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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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How do I fix a “Wireless is disabled by hardware switch” error?

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 but soon after updating I was disappointed to see that Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. I can not click the button 'Enable wireless' which is ...
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Connect Ubuntu to other PC with direct (crossover) cable

Ubuntu 11.04 (PC-1) is connected to PC-2 (Windows XP) with LAN cable (crossover direct cable) Internet access is through USB wireless modem accessing router in separate room If I boot in Windows 7 ...
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Wireless connection slow/inconsistent after fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188EE)

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 using the dev builds for a over a month with no issue. Then I upgraded on the official release date and issue started. I got frustrated and did a fresh install and ...
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Slow wireless with an Intel 4965

I just installed 12.04LTS and the wifi became extremely slow. When I booted back to windows the wifi became normal again. This happened the first time when I upgraded 10.10 to 11.04, so I stopped ...
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How to disable/enable automatically connecting to WiFi?

Whenever I restart my WiFi router, Ubuntu tries to connect to my neighbours' WiFi networks. There's over 30 wireless networks in the area. Ubuntu prompts me for the password to all of those. This is ...
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Install restricted drivers in command line

I'm aware there's already been a question and answer regarding Nvidia drivers, but my case is a little different. My wireless adapter's driver is proprietary, and for a minimal install, I need a ...
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Missing driver ASUS PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter

I have problems with getting an Asus PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter card to work on my desktop computer. As far as I can tell no drivers are installed for the card. I know I can manually download the ...
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AR9285 Wifi on Lenovo z570 not enabled

Help please. Installed ubuntu 11.10 32bit on lenovo ideapad z570. When choosing Network Manager > Enable Wireless nothing happens. WiFi not enabling Tried the response of Wireless problems with ...
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how to install Wifi and Bluetooth drivers in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. When Ubuntu was shipped with my hp laptop,Everything worked fine including WiFi,webcam and Bluetooth. Some ...