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

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Wifi is not working and no wlan0 or wireless connections

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and there are no wireless networks shown. Here's some info: ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 17 Jul 2016 20:16 PDT -0700 Booted last: 17 Jul ...
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wifi setting missing - No additional drivers available. -Network UNCLAIMED

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s. I have a problem with the Network settings, since there not appear any icon about the wifi and I can only use the wired connection. I noticed ...
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Wi-Fi problem with Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo G50—45

I clean installed Ubuntu 16.04 today. All seems to be working fine except Wi-Fi. The drop down menu shows no Wi-Fi connection option. I did a rfkill list - Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard ...
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problem-with-wireless-driver-on-ubuntu-15-04-and-lenovo-z51-70

Wifi driver is not working on lenovo z51-70 earlier i have followed the below steps and it worked well but its seems that with new linux kernel image release solution is not working . Problem with ...
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Xubuntu 16.04LTS Wifi disconnects

I have a HP G7-2325-dx laptop running on Xubuntu 16.04LTS. Wifi is a Ralink RT3290. My problem is that my wifi drops on its own and a window pops up asking for my wifi password which is already ...
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ubuntu can't connect in wireless

First, sorry for the lack of information, but i' started with linux two weeks ago and I bought another laptop. I really don't know where tohttp://askubuntu.com/editing-help start looking. I have a ...
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Update to 4.4-31 kernel today, broke WIFI [closed]

My WIFI (and other things) broken after installing today's update.
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I installed ubuntu 16.04 on my lenovo G500 wifi off [duplicate]

04 on lenovo G500 the wifi seem off meaning regardless seem enable ..can't see any network as is off. I tried few network-manager restart but still nothing .Please can someone help ? Many thanks Hi ...
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Ubuntu and Virgin Media WIFI connections. (Resolved, but confused) [on hold]

I seemed to be having a few issues with connecting to Virgin Media WIFI connections. I have managed to fix the issue, which I will get to in a second, but I'm a bit confused as to what could be ...
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500S-14ISK no Wifi interface [duplicate]

Sorry to throw a question with such little information. Hardware: Overall - 500S-14ISK Laptop (ideapad) specs Wifi Card - I'm very keen to find out but the manufacturer seemed to let out little ...
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I need a Lexmark X6675 linux 64 bit driver for xfce ubuntu running on Emmabuntus. Can someone help? [closed]

If someone has a driver for the X6675, i would appreciate the help! My printer is wireless option also if someone can tell me if there is a driver for it as this is an all in one fax scanner printer. ...
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Ubuntu does not see wireless network [closed]

Wi-Fi no longer works. I don't know why. Typing sudo service network manager is running. My kids were messing around with the keyboard, and Ubuntu now no longer sees any wireless network.
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How do I use Dlink dwp157 wireless modem in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have got a new dlink dwp157 wireless modem.but i don't know how to install it in Ubuntu. please explain in detail the steps for installation.
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Wifi is not working ok. Password-asking screen is not prompting after click

I know that you are thinking "this has been posted already thousands of times". But I feel that my problem is slightly different. My model is an HP-pavilion dv4 The point is that, when trying to ...
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Cannot find Wifi drivers in Linux 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 recently, as when I go to additional drivers in software updates, it is showing like no proprietary drivers are in use. So what should I do now to enable my wifi? 01:00....
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how to get wifi working in ubuntu 14.4

Trying to get wifi working. Here are the results from the lspci -knn grep Net -A2 command: Network controller [0280]: Intel corporation device [8086:3165] (rev 81) Subsystem: Intel corporation device ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden

Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden from today morning onwards. I am able to access Skype, but not any website through my wireless carrier. I have tried different ...
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wireless problem on ubuntu 16.04 [hp] [duplicate]

i am unable to connect to the wifi network after installing ubuntu 16.04.now there is not any option for wireless of any sort(which is frustating). after doing some research i came to know that i need ...
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WiFi asks for password again and again

The Problem My WiFi network disconnects itself randomly and start asking for password. The password is already stored,I just have to click on connect. When I click on connect ,it remains connected ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't find wifi network

A few days ago i switched from windows to ubuntu 14.04. my laptop worked fine, but now im on an iland where i can get wifi from a small mobile wifi (that i've never used before) which have no ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Lenovo X250 - sound issues

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo X250, and the maximum volume is low in respect to when I was using Windows. Are the known issues with the soundcard of Lenovo x250 with Ubuntu 16.04?
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WiFi connection does not work on Ubuntu 14.04.4

My wifi has been working well for a few weeks, but maybe after some upgrades of software, it does not work now and I can not find the signal of wifi now. I have tried to reinstall 14.04 for several ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi problem [closed]

My laptop WiFi connects to hotspots of any mobile but does not connect to any other router . (Ethernet works well)
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Wifi Not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 Plzz Help

I had ubuntu 15.10 and now upgraded to 16.04. Now the wifi is going. In network setting only Wired and Network Proxy is showing up but not Wifi. Every time i have connect to wired. My laptop is HP 15 ...
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How to fix wireless issue in ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am unable to use wifi in my notebook. This notebook has a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 wireless card. modprobe wl gives output modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'wl': Operation not permitted ...
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hp envy wifi switch not shown on rfkill

I have an HP envy 15 inch, newly installed with U16 it has RT3290 wifi chip. My laptop has an wifi switch that I haven't been able to turn on. It always shows an orange light which indicates the wifi ...
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broadcom not being able to connect even with driver

I just signed up because I have been dealing with this problem for a few days. when I was trying to make a desktop link for a program, I accidentally installed gnome because that is the way I found of ...
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Linksys WUSB6100M

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 server and trying to make my Linksys WUSB6100M wireless adapter to work. I can't really find anything on the internet either on what drivers to use to get this adapter to work. ...
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I don't have any wireless connection [duplicate]

Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04, and installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. But now I see I don't have any possible wifi connection and ethernet. Don't I have drivers or what? My wireless card: ...
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Unable to mount mobile wifi

I have a wireless USB dongle from Huawei. On Windows, it open a storage drive when connected, just like a normal USB drive. From there I would install the drivers and then use the internet. On ...
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Slow wifi ubuntu 16.04 in ultrabook

Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto an LG laptop. Everything is working fine except the wireless connection. When I'm closer to the router, the connection is fast, but in my room the wireless is ...
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Connecting to WiFi immediately results in disconnection

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, and I face a strange problem. I have an internal WiFi card as well as a USB WiFi dongle. I prefer to connect to WiFi using the dongle because the internal WiFi is ...
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Connected To Wifi But Symbol Showing Ethernet And Different Names Showing For Same Wifi Network

I have Hp 15-s005tx Laptop With Dual Booted Ubuntu 16.04 And windows 10. I have 2 problems I have wifi connected to a router but the names of the Network are more than 1. Example - "MyName" is SSID ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Wifi networks grayed out - Dell Latitude E5470

I have seen many posts about Wifi problems in various versions of Ubuntu but non of the responses seem to be applicable to me. This is the output of rfkill list: 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: ...
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adding usb wifi adapter support to htc one m8 sprint

I'm searching for this all over xda and net and haven't been successful ,So i followed this guide ,because it seemed to be covering everything in question,and the next page also has a helpful step by ...
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Ubuntu16.04 LTS: How can I save wifi password for autologin accounts (without Gnome Keyring)?

How can I get Ubuntu 16 to remember a WiFi password, without invoking the Gnome keyring? The keyring prompt is unsuitable for certain public computers and for certain users (in my case an elderly ...
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lenovo no inbuilt wifi how to connect to wifi using adapter

I am using lenovo 3000 g 430 laptop which does not have built in wifi I bought a tplink TL w572n adapter i can install its drivers on windows easily but coming to ubuntu it doesnt get like that please ...
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Wifi not working after today's (14 July 16) update [duplicate]

Today I had an Ubuntu update. After I restarted, I noticed the wifi no longer works. In System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I noticed that under the Broadcom wireless ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi disconnecting sometimes

My laptop is disconnecting from wifi at some time, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, please help. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT5390 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe [1814:5390] Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Unstable wifi with intel 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) on ubuntu 16.04 runnung on Lenovo P50

On my brand new Lenovo P50 the wifi works unstable. sometimes it connects, sometimes not or just stops working. sometimes wifi networks are shown in the network manager, sometimes not. sometimes even ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Asus Mediatek MT7630E doesn't work

I had this working on Elementary but then it stopped so I switched to Ubuntu and I still can not get this driver installed and working. I followed this tutorial https://community.linuxmint.com/...
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Wifi (through usb wireless adapter) does not connect automatically

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I used to be able to connect (automatically on start-up) to the Internet using a USB wireless adapter. One day, after start-up, Ubuntu said that it experienced an "internal ...
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How to improve WiFi signal strength from PC end

My WiFi signal strength gets weak and connection keeps dropping as soon as I go even 5 feet away from the router. I am sure it is not the issue with the router because: 1. Other devices work just fine....
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WiFi driver installation on hp650 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I am having trouble using my WiFi and Bluetooth on my hp650 running Ubuntu 16.04. I can only use a wired connection to surf the internet.
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Ubuntu 16.04: WiFi BCM43142 doesn't see nearby networks

I've just bought an Acer ES1-521 laptop. First thing I did was to boot into the BIOS setup, change boot order to USB DVD-Drive first and install Ubuntu 16.04 from a DVD (everybody does that, right?). ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS unbearably slow after entering passphrase for WiFi

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on an (quite old) IBM ThinkPad T40. Connecting to the internet using LAN works perfectly fine, but as soon as I "Enable Wireless" in the Network Manager, choose a (...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts wifi drops out [closed]

My wifi drops out and can't connect after i've installed chromium. Help please 02:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT5390 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe 03:00.2 Ethernet controller: Realtek ...
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lose internet after pinging laptop from another system

I have connected two laptops through ethernet, call them laptop1 and laptop2. laptop1 has internet(by connecting to wifi) and shares it with laptop2. both have static ip's on ethernet interface....
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WIFI connected- Internet cuts off

Okay I am new to linux, ive tried 2 wireless cards both work and after some usage they'll just randomly stop working but the computer will still show as connected. I unplug, plug back in and I'll be ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using my wifi card

I normally use a direct wired connection for my internet. Decided to try out my wifi card. Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter made by TpLink It will not ...