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

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How to get the RSSI of an AP I'm not connected to?

I can get the RSSI of an AP I'm connected to by simply doing: iwconfig wlan0 | grep "Signal level" But how do I get the RSSI of a specific AP that I'm not connected to? If I do iwlist wlan0 scan I ...
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WiFi doesn't work on ASUS X550C [closed]

Translation Please help configuring WiFi on ASUS X550C notebook. It simply does not show-up. What can be done about this? Ubuntu version 16.04: lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; rfkill list 03:00.0 ...
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Wifi loses internet connection after awhile [duplicate]

I just purchased a new lenovo ideapad 100 (100-15IBD) with a realtek wireless adapter. lspci showed me this :- 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless ...
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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How to see information of a WiFi hotspot I once tried to connect to?

I would like to see some information, including MAC address, of a WiFi hotspot that I tried to connect to and failed in the past. I can not try connecting to it again any more, because it is not a ...
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Unable to detect my wireless network card and also unable to access other disk drives

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a partition for dual booting it alongside windows 10.But my system cant detect the wireless network card on ubuntu even though it works perfectly on windows(my ...
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Cannot install additional Broadcom wireless drivers

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I am trying to install additional drivers for my wireless card (Broadcom BCM4360), but when I click "Apply", it just resets the option. Similar to this question, except ...
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Ethernet and WiFi not working on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. Ethernet and Wifi are not working. I tried plugging in the ethernet cable but it did not work, Dialogue box appeared saying "Ethernet disconnected". I ...
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Broadcom 43142, HP Stream 11, Ubuntu 15.10 [on hold]

I have an HP Stream 11 which worked perfectly well with wifi under windows 8.1 and 10. But the wifi is almost unusable under ubuntu 15.10. I have tried more or less everything suggested on this and ...
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Fix slow wifi on Asus UX303 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Asus ux303ln-r4290h. Sometimes I have a very unreliably and slow Wifi connection (sometimes it works perfectly). I tested it with curl and google and it took 14 seconds to load. DNS lookup, ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I am new here and new with Ubuntu. I have version 15.10, connected to my macbook pro retina. I am trying to get wifi to work, but no networks are detected on my computer, so I am using an ethernet ...
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wifi is not working on ubuntu which has ralink RT3090 wireless driver

I have tried many versions of Ubuntu, but my wifi is not working. My wifi is a RT3090 wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe. Currently I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. result of wireless-info script: ########## ...
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Wireless card finding

I need to find out what wifi card my computers running while using Ubuntu and not my original OS, how can I do that? Brand new Linux user I just installed it
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Wifi in mac Book pro 15 retina

I need to install Ubuntu and wanted to do a dual boot but ended up losing all of my stuff on my original drive so now I can only run Ubuntu, I'm okay with that as I didn't have anything that I will ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Keeps disconnecting from internet while still connected to WiFi

I have very little experience with ubuntu and I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am curently using this usb wifi dongle: https://www.amazon.com/Edimax-EW-7811Un-150Mbps-...
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RTL8188EE wireless card not functioning properly

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop. I previously had Windows 10 on the system. With Windows 10, the Wi-Fi capabilities worked flawlessly, but when I installed Ubuntu I began having Wi-Fi ...
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Where do usb wifi drivers go? 16.04

I have a usb wifi dongle pluggedin and recognized, and have the linux driver, but the manufacturer's install disc failed, and I can't seem to get support, like where to put the now-unzipped driver. (...
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Can not connect to Wi-Fi

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, but I can not connect to my wifi. I am completely new to Ubuntu, can some one please help me out with this?
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WiFi not working on ubuntu 16.04. This is what i see “Wifi is disabled by hardware switch ”or just “wifi is disabled”

Here are my wifi logs wireless logsaccording to the post network diagnostics I have ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 8. Secure boot is turned off already. Also when i run windows 8 wifi works fine ...
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share wired connection to wifi adapter ( external ) [duplicate]

I'm connected to the internet using wired connection and I have an external TP-LINK wifi adapter. I want to bridge connection from wired to wifi adapter, then to my iPhone. How can I do this?
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No wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 in Acer Aspire E15 [duplicate]

We have Acer Aspire E15 computers running with Ubuntu 15.10 for students and I am preparing a course. I cannot access internet via wireless, only via ethernet. The wireless specifications are posted ...
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Lenovo T430i wi-fi card

I would like to install Ubuntu in my Lenovo T430i, but it does not detect wi-fi internal card, so I can not activate it, and no wi-fi connection neither. I tried to upload Ubuntu updates without ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to wi-fi [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my lenovo ideapad 100, and once in a while it seems it is connected to the wi-fi, but the browser doesn't load any page; but, after turning off and on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 WiFi dropping on WPA group rekeying

This issue has been bothered me for a while now. Whenever my WiFi drops, it shows this in the syslog: Jun 13 19:56:38 hp-ubuntu wpa_supplicant[1008]: wlo1: WPA: Group rekeying completed with 00:23:69:...
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Ubuntu shows that it's connected to wifi, but will not load any pages

Whenever I start firefox, none of the pages will load, even though it is connected to my home wifi.
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Very slow wi-fi on Intel wireless 3165

i'm on ubuntu 16.04. Wired connection works perfectly, but wi-fi connection is extremely slow. any ideas?*-network description: Wireless interface product: Wireless 3165 vendor: ...
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Installed drivers for my adapter but its not working

this is not a duplicate of this Cofiguring a Netgear WNDA3100 USB adapter because i installed the drivers he hast he doesnt have an internet connection and is trying to get the files whereas i already ...
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No wireless extensions in ubuntu [closed]

Basically I'm an information security student and I was trying to set up snort, I needed to turn off “Large Receive Offload” (lro) and “Generic Receive Offload” (gro) to get snort working which I have ...
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Disabling WiFi while airodump-ng is running crashes the session

I'm starting airodump-ng from the aircrack-ng package (version 1:1.2-0~beta3-4 on 16.04) like this: Switch my WiFi device to monitor mode (creates new virtual interface mon0): sudo airmon-ng start ...
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Wi-Fi shows a connection, but no page will load

I'm new to Linux, well being re-introduced to it and I am attempting to dual-boot it on my old laptop. It's running Vista and the Wi-Fi works just fine on Vista. At any rate, Ubuntu runs just fine ...
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Not getting different Wi-Fi networks after switching off the Wi-Fi button on my notebook and then switching it on again! [duplicate]

Ever since after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am encountering a weird problem. When I connect to my Wi-Fi network, it works fine and even I get a list of different Wi-Fi networks to which I can ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot not working properly

I have created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 following these instructions. It was working fine. But recently I applied the updates on Ubuntu and since then the hotspot is not working properly. My ...
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Wireless 7265 not working on Asus K401U

I just bought a Asus K401U. Pretty net computer aside of the fact the Wifi is really not working with Ubuntu 16.04. While wifi are in the building, I still see nothing on my computer. Below, I ...
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WiFi drivers not compatible(new Installation-Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

System: HP ab516TX sudo lshw -C network gives *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Ubuntu System Wifi speed very low

In my Internet connection all my devices have normal speed except my Ubuntu system where the speed is one-tenth of the actual speed. I have been working on this problem since a couple of days but ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi on ubuntu

I turned my laptop on it didn't connect to the wifi. I turned everything off and on again several times and nothing has happened. I've tried checking the settings and got nothing. my smart phone ...
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Is there any internal 802.11AC card that works with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any 802.11AC card that works with Ubuntu out of the box? Or failing that, can anyone say for certain that they got a 802.11AC card to work with lines of code? In the other threads I read, ...
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Wi-Fi Automatically Disconnects on Ubutu MATE 16.04 [closed]

I dualbooted Ubuntu MATE alongside Windows 10 for multimedia purposes and casual use on my Lenovo Ideapad. A problem I've noticed is that the WI-FI network just automatically disconnects. It doesn't ...
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No WLAN0 or wireless connection on 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu in my Alienware and everything is running fine except the wifi connection. I can't set it up. Tried ifconfig wlan0 which throws the following error: wlan0: error fetching ...
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Archer T2UH wireless adapater(TP-Link AC600) wifi enabled but can't see networks

I installed the drivers and it was working until I installed Nvidia's drivers, but now I can't see any networks or connect to wifi. It works fine on Windows 10.
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Connection is established but web page is not loading.

I am using MTS dongle in UBUNTU 15. When i connect the modem connection is being established but when i try to load a page in firefox, the page is not loading. what should i do?
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Ubuntu can't set IP to static

Despite my greatest efforts I failed to set my destinated IP on my Ubuntu machine. I did the following: This is my ifconfig result: enp4s0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 28:d2:44:f9:03:a1 ...
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My WiFi connection frequently stops working (no internet, not disconnecting)

My internet connection frequently stops working (I can't open any websites, ping does not work, online games disconnect, etc.) but my WiFi is still connected. I've only installed Ubuntu a few days ago,...
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wifi fails to connect [on hold]

Ubuntu 16.04 does not connect to a secured Wi-Fi. What information is needed to diagnose the issue?
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No WiFi Networks detected on my Alienware 17 R3 with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 card [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Alienware 17 R3, which comes with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 WiFi card. The WiFi hardware seems to be detected but no WiFi hotspots are being detected. I learnt ...
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on 16.04 internet keeps disconnecting

I saw similar questions, but unlike stated in other questions, My WiFi does not disconnect. Only the connectivity to Internet keeps dropping. I have tried at different location (different WiFi), the ...
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16.04 Linksys WUSB6300 Install Driver [duplicate]

I am trying to install this wifi dongle that I just bought to replace another dongle that I couldn't configure just to find that I couldn't configure this dongle either. Most of the answers related to ...