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

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Why is my ubuntu 14.04 connecting to my wifi network, but not actually connecting to the internet when i use Mozilla?

As i said in the title, i recently installed ubuntu 14.0. My problem is that I can select my wifi network from the network manager, and according to the messages I get, it seems like it is connected ...
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Cannot Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network

Since upgrading to 16.04 LTS, I cannot manually connect to a saved network. I can connect if the network is not hidden after a rescan - just selecting the network from the menu or waiting for it to ...
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Xenial 16.04: D-Link DWA-182 [aka “Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter”] issues

This is what I have, it's a gigabit wireless ethernet USB stick - http://us.dlink.com/products/connect...d-usb-adapter/ It's history is as follows - 14.04 - working fine using this driver ...
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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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New to Ubuntu, cant connect to wifi

I have ubuntu on a usb drive and have been booting from that to learn the os before i install it. I cant seem to get it to recognize any wireless connection (which work on the same computer when i am ...
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My wifi isn't connecting in Xubuntu 16.04 [on hold]

My wifi network displays and everything, but it doesn't let me connect it what should I do?
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Wireless won't connect to the router

I try to connect to my access point but it does not connect and prompts the password window again and again, the computer works fine under Windows and other computer connects without issue under ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi stops working

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to connect to a wireless network and it successfully connects and works for a few minutes but all of a sudden it stops working and then i've to reconnect again. ...
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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WiFi interface not detected

On giving the command iwconfig I got the result as follows: enp7s0 no wireless extensions lo no wireless extensions I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop alongside Windows 10 , Please ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 5 SLOW Wifi Macbook Pro 1,1 (early 2006 model)

I have a Macbook pro 1,1 (early 2006 model) and the WiFi is extremely slow on Ubuntu but great on mac. I decided to uninstall Mac OSX and go with Ubuntu. However the internet (wifi) is extremely ...
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Wi-Fi Direct and simulateous broadban connection?

Does any have any tips/experience/links that would show the configuration to enable a Wi-Fi Direct connection and normal Wi-Fi (broadband to a Access Point) at the same time? From the Wi-fi.org ...
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How to access the USB stick in my router (Huawei B315) that is shared as a samba share

I want to access a USB memory stick that is plugged into my Huawei B315 LTE router. I have set it up properly as per the web configuration pages on the router but I have no idea how to access it ...
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Very slow internet connection on ubuntu 16.04

This problem was present with 14.10, 15.04, and 15.10, I simply haven't been able to fix it. I'm using Chrome 50 as a browser. I've changed the hosts: files dns line in nsswitch.conf file, and tried ...
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Troubleshoot personal internet failure

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and we have Wifi in the house. Lately (every 2 days), my laptop fails to connect. The Wifi sign loads forever (you know the white lines going bottom-up recursively). The issue is ...
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Ubuntu Work Profile in Technical Field [closed]

How are ubuntu working in the technical field and
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Ubuntu 14.04 check wireless network adapter is working or not?

I have asus P53E laptop with running ubuntu 14.04. All thing was going on good. But suddenly I can see that the wireless is not working. I made several restart the system also googled over thousands ...
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wrong network on Lenovo laptop [closed]

I installed ubuntu 9.04 on a new Lenovo B50-80 laptop. The wireless connection was not recognized so I tried a few things. The result is seen in the attached photo. I.e. now I see neither the wireless ...
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rtl8723be drops wifi connection on hp pavilion notebook ubuntu 16.04

I have recently bougth a HP Pavilion Notebook and performed dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 lts and noted that no wifi networks on first boot. I've searched a lot (really) and did lots of stuff (installed ...
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To set up a USB dongle in 14.04?

I have a new usb wifi dongle which Ubuntu should support. I would like to enable it, and disable others because mac air's default wlan is not supported on Ubuntu. My motivation is to use such a wlan ...
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Will 16.04 Support Wlan driver of Mac air?

I can boot 14.04 and 16.04 on external HDD with my Macbook air 2013-mid. However, I cannot get the network settings work: no wlan and not even usb tethering from my phone. I run lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Upgrading to 4.6.0-rc6 kernel fixed my flickering screen issue but now WiFi doesn't work (Dell XPS 13)

I have a 2016 Dell XPS 13 (FullHD display, i5 version). It has a Broadcom wifi module (BCM4350) which you might know has pretty terrible Linux support. However, it is supported by the Linux kernel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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How to install RTL8723AE driver on ubuntu 16.04?

I'm trying to config ubuntu 16.04 on a MSI s12 notebook, but the network adapter (RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter) is not recognized by ubuntu. $ iwconfig syas: lo no wireless ...
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after installing usb wifi dongle, it stopped working after upgrading software, (still 14.04)

After installing a Netis wifi usb dongle using a procedure described in Questions 168032, it worked under 14.04. Then I updated software, and the Netis dongle no longer works. The dongle appears ...
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Make gives error

I was trying to install the drivers for my rtl8188ee. I used the make command to install the driver but I am getting the following output. make -C /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/build ...
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WiFi is off and cannot be turned on

Installed Ubuntu 15.10. While installation the WiFi was turned off forcefully and cannot be turned on. Cannot find any help within the system to reach the hardware status to enable it. Any help.
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How do I connect my N-3100 wireless adapter?

I'm new to this and recently turned an old server machine into a workstation, but I can't get the WiFi adapter to work. I don't have Ethernet or a disk drive for the driver CD. How do I get WiFi?
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Broadcom WiFi driver problem

I had Ubuntu 15 in my hp laptop and had upgraded to 16.4 recently. I used bcmwl-kernel-source to install the driver as I had done for 15, but iwconfig returns no wireless extensions. My adapter ...
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No Wifi in Qualcom Atheros - Ubuntu 16.04 - Acer Aspire E 15

After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in Acer laptop with Qualcom Atheros , it does not work. I tried , sudo rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: acer-wireless: ...
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Broadcom BCM43142[14e4:4365] driver doesn't work with kernel 4.4

After getting this question question closed I installed kernel 4.4 and the problem of the wireless card on Ubuntu 14.04 installation still remains unsolved. Any suggestion?
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Lost wifi after 16.04 LTS upgrade (from Ubuntu 15.10)

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, i have an Acer Aspire ES1-520 . Everything was working fine until some days ago when i've accepted to upgrade to 16.04 LTS (64x). Now i cannot use wifi. Is there a way to come ...
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Wifi connection in ubuntu 16.04 lts

I am using ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. I am new to linux platform. Ubuntu cannot detect the available wifi and i cannot run the n-m applet command. on typing nm-tool command in terminal ...
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Network Manager Ubuntu 16.04 - wifi connected no wifi networks listed

After I resume from suspend, or disabling WiFi & re-enable or disable networking and re-enable or connecting via ethernet and then unplugging cable, I pickup and connect via wifi internet ...
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how to creat wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04 since AP-Hotspot is no more working

I have upgraded to ubuntu 16.04. I was using ap-hotspot for wifi hotspot through terminal. It seems ap-hotspot is no more working, is there any alternative to create wifi hotspot ? if there is how it ...
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Are there any Linux compatible PCI wireless cards that support wireless AC?

I'm looking for a wireless card for my desktop PC that supports dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz, and also wireless AC. I looked on thinkpenguin.com but it seems they only have cards that support wireless ...
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I installed ubuntu 16.04 and now my wifi will not come up [duplicate]

After install 16.04, my wifi stopped working. It recognizes it in Network Connections window, including my SSID and password. It just wont connect. Any suggestions? *-network ...
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Xbox One Wireless Controller with USB Adapter - Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and purchased the Xbox One Wireless Controller with USB adapter with the idea of using my old desktop computer for old-school Nintendo games for the kids via the FCEUX NES ...
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ubuntu 16.04 confuse wireless card with ethernet

Dears, I just upgraded my XPS 13 to ubuntu 16.04 Now when i start my internal wireless adapter is recognized as a ethernet card instead of wireless card. If I start the computer with my Dell DA200 ...
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Broadcom BCM43142[14e4:4365] driver doesn't work with kernel 4.4.8 [closed]

I was running my Ubuntu Trusty with kernel 3.16 but I thought of trying a newer kernel and decided to download and install kernel 4.4.8 generic and now the OS doesn't detect my Broadcom wireless card. ...
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WiFi not working after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Had a few issues with phpmyadmin and MySQL-Server that I rectified. But whenever I restart the system, I lose internet connection. ...
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Upgrade to 16.04 breaks Wifi on Dell XPS 13 (9343)

Ubuntu 15.x was working great on my Dell XPS 13. After upgrading to 16.04 it appears the drivers for the Broadcom BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter are not loaded. lshw -C network says the network is ...
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1.06 Download speed and 0.47 upload

I just installed Ubuntu on my new laptop and I found that the download/upload speeds are really slow. I have the same issue when I am connected with an ethernet cable.
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Brother printer DCP-J140w Ubuntu install , USB ok but no Wifi

I today successfully installed a brother printer/scanner DCP-J140W (the w stands for wireless ) . I used a great site https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 The printer works fine ...
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Wireless broken, xps 13 on 16.04

Just now I upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10. I had installed a newer kernel in 15.10 (I believe the 4.4.2 kernel), but the kernel of 16.04 is supposed to have working wifi with xps 13 out of the box. ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection issues

I discovered several issues with wifi connection after installing 16.04 LTS. First, wifi doesn't reconnect normally after sleep or hibernation. Sometimes the network icon turns into a "up and down ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Wifi problem

I try to install Ubuntu 14 on my lenovo G50-80 but i got wifi problem, now after new Ubuntu 16, anyone try if the problem still or not? 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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Install of 16.04 not receiving wfi by wireless card

I've installed 16.04 on my Acer laptop with a Qualcomm Atheros Device wireless card inside. I'm been trying to get it to work and so far no progress with it yet. I've done some reading about this ...
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Can't enable Wi-Fi on 16.04 - Ralink RT5390

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, but my WiFi has not worked anymore. When I turn on my ubuntu the system shows me Wireless network available, but then the WiFi is switched to OFF and I ...
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Has upgraded to 16.04. b43 broadcom driver does not detect BCM4328 (PCI ID b4321) adapter. That works perfectly on 4.2 kernel

Loading module just do nothing. Nothing in dmesg. except this: Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PNL ] wl module works, but as expected, without AP mode.