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

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asus x550c wifi not working in ubuntu

I have ASUS X550C laptop i have installed ubuntu 14 but wifi is not working it is not showing wireless option in the network settings product: MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter .plz help i ...
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Asus USB-AC53 adapter failing to work after installing bcmwlhigh5

I followed the previous thread in which ButtersB successfully got this product working. Despite getting bcmwlhigh5 : driver installed when running ndiswrapper -l iwconfig lists only eth0 and lo, ...
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Wireless incoming data stalls for 6-8 sec every 2 minutes

I use Ubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and my wireless adapter is TP-Link TL-WN722N. My internet connection seems to work fine (it uses all available bandwith which is ~6-10Mbps). Although every 2 minutes, ...
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no airplane mode in network settings

I don't have an airplane mode option in the network settings, no ethernet to access internet, no wifi option in network settings nor under the drop down bar for connections, and no enable wifi option ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Software updater running automaticly?

This morning when I woke up the software updater wanted me to reboot and also the wireless connection was down (went down sometime during the night). How can this happen? I seem to remember that I ...
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No Internet, but Wifi connection after Update to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) from 13.10

I updated recently to 14.04 from 13.10, everything seemed to work fine, but after the second reboot the system connects to the network, but no internet is working. I tried already plenty of solutions ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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How can I know who is using my wireless?

I have a notebook with Utopic Unicorn (Ubuntu 14.10) installed in. I am suspicious of somebody uses my wireless. I would like to know if there exists a way to know if someone is using my wireless in ...
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Wireless dongle DWA-131 not working

I have purchased a dlink dwa-131 wireless usb dongle. But I am unable to bring it up. I had read in the list of hardware supported that this is plug and play on Ubuntu. I saw the wireless trouble ...
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TP LINK WN722n not working on ubuntu 14.02

Im new to ubuntu, so im learning. I have hp 655 with amd processor. I had win 7, and i bought tp link wn722n for better wi fi signal. Now i cant use it, because i use Ubuntu and dont know how to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 How to forward LAN network through wifi hot-spot?

I am trying to share my LAN connection via eth0 through a wifi hot-spot (wlan0). I used hostapd to start the configuration but all the tutorials that i have found need a dhcp server installed. Can ...
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No usb, network and recognized vga after 14.04 installation

First I'd like to point out, I found some similar questions for my issu, but I cannot comment on them due to restrictions, so I had to create a new one. I've returned to try ubuntu after several ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't detect wireless card

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo yoga 13. Previously my wireless was working correctly, but only after running a script to fix the wireless: cd /opt/rtl8723au-master make clean make sudo make ...
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How can I set up a 802.11ac card with ath10k driver in my lab environment?

I'm working on a project about setting up a lab environment of 802.11ac and measure the performance of it. I have to say, I'm a rookie about wireless on linux,but I really want to accomplish this ...
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no wifi in ubuntu 14.04 with MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter, I have already tried the 'supposed fix'

Can't get Wifi to work on my Asus laptop with my MT7630e wifi card. I have already tried this fix: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1220146/comments/125 but without a solution. I ...
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Internet in Ubuntu 14.04 goes fast and then slow

I have asked this question a few times before, but I unfortunately couldn't find an answer. I have tried fixing my internet with Ubuntu 14.04 numerous times, but I think I will need a fix particular ...
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How can I get my broadcom wifi card to work?

I have a BCM43142: 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0611] Flags: bus master, fast devsel, ...
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How to set up hotkey for toggling wireless

After messing around with gnome desktop in ubuntu 14.10 (I went back to unity), my WLAN key doesn't work anymore. All the other keys (volume up/down, turn off screen, mute, etc) work except for the ...
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How do I install Wine without internet connection? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a wireless internet receiver so I can browse the web but it requires an installation disc. The problem is, the install file is an .exe file. I've been trying to install Wine ...
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Nautilus unresponsive after switching wifi networks (which prevents access to mounted network drive)

I'm having trouble with nautilus hanging. The problem is that a very particular order of events causes nautilus to become unresponsive: Connect to my own wifi Mount my nas (samba) share over the ...
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Wifi strength very weak in ubuntu

I am using an HP product with wireless lan interface details as follows- sudo lshw -c network *-network description: Wireless interface product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n ...
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RTL8101E not working [ubuntu 14.04]

I have some problem with my lap top TOSHIBA SATELLITE L50-B-1EF. I bought this laptop without any OS and installed Ububntu 14.04 in UEFI mode with secure boot. Neither wired connection nor wi-fi are ...
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Wireless Works in Windows 7, but not Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus U46E-BAL7 laptop. My wifi driver works with my home, school, and many other networks, but when I go to my girlfriends apartment, the wifi keeps failing to connect ...
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Network Bonding Ethernet and Wifi

I am trying to bond my Ethernet (eth0) and Wifi (wlan0) connection to increase aggregate bandwidth. (They are both on different networks with different bandwidth allocations.) So far I've attempted ...
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Using wireless keyboard with trackball with Ubuntu

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 on an old ThinkPad, but I would really like to utilise a Shintaro wireless keyboard with a trackball with Ubuntu. The keyboard features are all working but I can't seem ...
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How do I install and enable wireless drivers on laptop with Ubuntu?

So I recently got this free laptop from a relative and it had Ubuntu on it, and I gave it to my brother since I don't need it. However, he ended up messing it up and I had to re install a fresh copy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wimax

wifi works, though not always available where it's needed most... how may we discover what Ubuntu 14.04 is doing with wimax? Is everything now being handled with the current/auto-updated kernel & ...
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Wifi not working after fresh install of ubuntu 14.10

Wifi not working after fresh install of ubuntu 14.10. However I am able to access internet using Ethernet. Below information might be useful to you - kartic@kartic-Vostro-2520:~$ lspci -vnn -d 14e4: ...
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Netgear driver with ndiswrapper not working on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I have tried to install Driver for Netgear Wifi Card. Initially I installed it successfully on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Netgear_WG311_v3 ...
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Wifi is not working with some router in ubuntu 14.04, my laptop is lenovo ideapad s510p

I bought a Lenovo ideapad s510p 3 months back, am facing some wifi issues. While using my laptop in my office with different router, wifi is working fine but when i use it in my home with another ...
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Reconnecting to wifi after upgrading to 14.04.1 LTS

I've run a script and here are the results. http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/9497076/ Essentially I'm trying to figure out how to reconnect my old Dell Inspiron 1501 to my wireless home network. I'm ...
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Need help with wireless driver for Lenovo E545 (Realtek RLT8188ee

I am having trouble with getting my wifi to work. I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 (Its really weird, I choose UEFI mode to go into windows and legacy mode to go into Ubuntu 12.04). Anyhow the ...
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No user account [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi, and when the options came up with what hard drive to install to, username and password, etc, I entered all of the info. However when it was done running the downloading ...
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HP DV 5000 Broadcom 4318(rev2) Wifi installation [closed]

I did a clean install of Linux Mint 17 Qiana-32 bit (Ubuntu 14.04 based)I downloaded this using a Torrent Client, the broadcom wireless card would not work , the light on the laptop would not ...
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Wireless card not working? (Broadcom 4311)

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on one of my laptops. Since I found it working a lot faster and efficiently than windows, I decided to install it on my older, x32 hp Pavilion dv6000. I ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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why does nmap seems to have problems to see my android devices, sometimes it would see them but sometimes not

I have noticed that running nmap 192.168.0.* would list all the devices connected to my wireless AP except for my Android phones, however if I do Ping any of them they are conected im just wondering ...
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BCM43142 drops down, slow and ask pass

after almost two days of goggling my wifi problem. There is no answer, so i came here for some help. So my laptop is a dell 14z with BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that the wifi is really ...
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Dell Inspiron 5150 with wifi issue

The subject laptop has a minipci card in it used for wireless connection. It worked well under XP Pro, but since formatting the disk, installing 12.04, and installing the drivers it still does not see ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS identifying Wireless/Lan but will not connect

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built machine. TP-Link TL-WDN4800 PCI Express Wifi Adapter Gigabyte 970A-D3P Mobo, MSI R7 265 GPU, blah blah blah. Anyway. When I first booted, Ubuntu ...
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WiFi signal problem on Ubuntu 14.10 on USB

Hi everyone I'm running uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.16.0-23-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 21 17:56:17 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on usb stick My problem is that my wifi signal ...
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easiest way to capture streaming media with video and sound

I would like to recorded videos with sound. The windows had a free software called Freecorder was looking for something simular .
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My Ubuntu Server is missing some basic stuff ie: apt-get man ect

I recently installed ubuntu server on a old dell xps. I was tring to install some drivers off a cd for a usb dongle but I noticed that the cd said it was blank. The cd is a mini or half sized cd. the ...
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Why is my /etc/network/interfaces not connecting to my WPA wireless network?

I have two identical desktops running Ubuntu server 14.04. During the install process I only selected Ubuntu server, no other packages. Desktop #1) This was my first linux build, and so fumbled ...
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Wireless Not Working Zorin os and ubuntu [duplicate]

I have dual booted Zorin OS 9 ultimate and Ubuntu 14. Both of them say do the same thing. when i click to turn the Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernal-source ...
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Wireless adapter hard blocked: rfkill unblock all not working

I did a clean install of ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and now my network adapter seems to be disabled. I get the greyed-out message "Wifi is disabled by hardware switch" When I open the drop-down wifi menu from ...
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Mistakenly do a manual configuration instead of doing the defconfig-ath9k

I'm trying to install the Tp-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 14.04, following the steps on 'How to install driver for TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 14.04?'. But I mistakenly choose a manual configuration ...
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BCM4311 on 14.10 utopic works manually but NetworkManager says “Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch”

(update3 some of my very first original post was lost so I re-created my question , here it is:) I finally got the 14e4:4312 (on lenovo x300) working after several days from the terminal, becuase ...
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How to re-enable wlan0 after backports disabled it

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.10 and I tried to install backports following the instructions here (except for cooked monitor interface, compiling my own, and I couldn't check if I had ath10k firmware, I ...
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Recommended usb wifi adapter with hotsopt support [closed]

i'd like to setup a wireless hotspot in ubuntu and would like to know what brands/models have master mode support.