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

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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.
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HP Envy x360 15-w100nl wireless issue [on hold]

The HP envy x360 15-w100nl wireless is not working out of the box.
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Linux Support for builtin wifi adapters in Thinkpad T-series and Dell XPS?

Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T400 sometimes has the problem of the builtin wifi adapter stops working, and I haven't found a way of solving it, albeit asking quite a few questions in this forum. I ...
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Wifi is not working on an Acer-Aspire E 15 (Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic)

I can't get the WiFi working on my new Acer-Aspire E15. It's only running Ubuntu 16.04, Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic with no dual-boot. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, wifi doesnt work why_

I clean install Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo ideapad Yoga 11S and there is no way to get Wifi. I found out that I am not the only one with this issue. Will you send a fix for missing drivers or other? ...
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Wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to Xubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Since the upgrade from to Xubuntu 16.04 from Xubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (S230u) with Broadcom wireless card the wlan0 device has disappeared. It is as though the physical device was ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - wifi network list has disappeared

I was using wireless internet with no issues, apart from last night where I kept having to enter the password to connect to a new network for the first time, even though the password was correct - but ...
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wifi dosn't work

I've upgraded to ubuntu 16 , then i've a problem with wifi as it doesn't work and give me message "device not ready" when it try to make the dev up $sudo ip link set wlo1 up RTNETLINK answers: ...
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Can't view wifi networks after upgrading to ubuntu 16.04 GNOME

None of the wifi networks not shown in the list. Some of the troubleshooting steps done are: sudo lshw - C network Network DISABLED Description :Wireless interface Product:RT3290 Wireless ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 detects wireless during trial, but not after install

While installing Ubuntu 16.04 I am able to use my wireless adapter (ROSEWILL RNX-N180UBEV2), as soon as I restart after installing there are no wireless adapters visible. This happens for both Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Thinkpad Sl500) wireless driver not working

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 but the Wifi is not working, although the wired connection is still fine. Pastebin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16020359/ Here are the results of ...
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Clean install ubuntu 16.04 cannot connect to wifi using NetworkManager, but nmtui works

I've performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56VZ. Sadly, i cannot connect to wireless networks using the NetworkManager. I am able to see wireless networks, though. I tried to connect ...
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Dual Monitors - Mirrored Displays and disabled Wi-Fi until Reboot?

Update: There are related posts with dual monitor issues e. g. Multi display issue with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 - Still, there are two points that make this question different: Wireless feature is ...
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Please Help[Ubuntu 14.04 Network Problems…]

I've been having wireless problems ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu. It's been about 6-9 months since I've had it. I can never find a solution to my problem. Every day, my wireless connection drops. I ...
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WiFi issue, on xubuntu

I am only able to connect to WiFi for a brief period of time at best, seemingly less than 180 seconds, and then the internet won't work at all for tens of minutes. With Ethernet, it seems that my ...
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when i used command “airodump-ng wlan0mon” it does not list any of the wireless networks in kali linux on virtual machine [closed]

airodump-ng wlan0mon does not list any of the wireless networks in Kali Linux on virtual machine. Please, how can I solve this problem?
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no wireless connection on Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a new partition and even though I can connect wired, wireless connection is not working. I works perfectly on Xubuntu 14.04 on another partition, but on the new ...
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unstable wi-fi connection ubuntu 14.04

I've read other questions in askUbuntu, but couldn't solve the problem as I'm new to Linux. The problem is that the Wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 is very unstable. And i don't know what to do. ...
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Wifi doesn't work after suspend after 16.04 upgrade

This particular version of the "doesn't work after suspend" came after upgrading to 16.04. It seems that the upgrade includes a Wicd applet (added to Metacity Classic Gnome task bar alongside regular ...
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Wi-fi is not working in ubuntu 14.04

I tried this command rfkill list 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no This is my wireless-info.txt ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 23 Apr ...
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WiFi problem in dell inpiron 3421

WiFi not showing in Dell Inspiron 3421 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS even after selecting the Broadcom Linux driver in driver section, but in the beta2 versions of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Lenovo B560 with Ubuntu 16.04 can't discover my wifi

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Lenovo B560 but can't discover my wifi, other devices can discover wifi, this laptop(16.04) can discover other wifi in neighborhood. Currently I use it with ...
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Closing the lid create an error with the wireless icon

Since updating to 16.04, I encounter a problem where the wifi symbol would become an up and a down arrow. The problem arises when I close the lid, but sometimes it does not matter whether I close the ...
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Realtek driver RTL8723BE not working in Ubuntu 16.04 (kernel 4.4)

I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 (on which the driver had no issues whatsoever), to the LTS version 16.04 a day back. I knew I would have to reinstall the wifi driver for my card(Realtek RTL8723BE), and ...
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i have wifi problem with my ubuntu suddenly

########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 23 Apr 2016 01:48 EET +0200 Booted last: 23 Apr 2016 01:19 EET +0200 Script from: 27 Sep 2015 00:34 UTC +0000 ##### release ...
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Lenovo Z50-75 80EC | QCA6164 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter | Not working

Currently my wireless does not seem to want to work for me, and it looks like I have an active driver listed when running lshw command; zero@zero-Lenovo-Z50-75:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network ...
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Wireless Adapter not recognized with 16.04LTS 32bit

I have a Penguin wireless adapter, a plug-in to a usb port. It worked Fine with 14.04LTS 32 bit ; and currently works fine with 15.10. 32bit. But when i try it with 16.04LTS 32bit it is Not being ...
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How to use only USB wifi card first if it exists

I have read this article: How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card? However, my problem is sort of difference. My laptop is very old. and the built-in WIFI only supports 802.11b/g/n. ...
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Wifi Ralink does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

After updating to 16.04 my Wifi card does not work anymore. And I have no idea what to do. lspci 04:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe sudo lshw -C network ...
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Intel 7265D wireless driver/firmware ubuntu 16.04

How do I make intel 7265D wireless firmeware/driver to work on ubuntu 16.04? There is no network when I live boot into ubuntu 16.04 & dmesg reported this: Detected Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC ...
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Wifi troubles after reboot

I am new to Ubuntu and I had some troubles getting my wifi to work after I installed Ubuntu. I could get my wifi to work, but after rebooting, it would not detect any networks anymore. It was ...
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Belkin F9L1101V2 wireless will not install on Ubuntu 14,04 LTS

Hello all I read the post here: Belkin Wireless Adapter Card F9L1101V2 not Working on Ubuntu 14.04 And posted there, but was redirected to post on here. please excuse my ignorance on this matter as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 WiFi signal weak

It's been a while sine I've used Ubuntu and I've forgotten some things. I'm running a duel boot OS, Windows 8 and Ubuntu 16.04. My WiFi connects with no no problems at all with Windows 8 but when I ...
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WiFi driver installation fails - SSL error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory: bss_file.c:175

I have just installed 16.04 on my Aspire E 15 (E5-573-35Q3) I have a Qualcom Atheros shown by the following: $ lspci -vvnn 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev ...
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firefox / html5 video /wifi

Got the strangest experience. Firefox on Ubuntu (14.04) does not play html5 video (eg YouTube) it plays a few frames and then stops. When I disable my wifi adapter (button or software disable does ...
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How can I change the wireless name of my computer?

How can I change the name of my PC that the router sees when I'm connected (in attached devices)? (Without changing username) Edit (clarification): Currently, when I connect my laptop wirelessly to ...
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No (Qualcomm Atheros) Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45 after 16.04 install

So I've just performed a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on my son's Lenovo G50-45 to Ubuntu and as you can see here, I had problems in the past with Wi-Fi disappearing... ...
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Driver for Wireless 7260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a laptop with Intel Wireless 7260, but the kernel does not recognize wifi. The laptop does not have ethernet, and wifi is my only way to connect to the internet. As I ...
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Wi-fi disappearing 16.04 randomly

Wi-fi connectivity randomly disappears on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and restores after restart. When it's gone, Wireless is enabled, but offers no networks, and the hidden wi-fi finds my connection, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Wirelress Not Working

I have AR9565 Aetheros Wireless and for an unknown reason, after I installed the OS (with the internet cable plug in all the time) the Wireless is not working. I have to restart it without the cable ...
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wiFi detection problems after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and having trouble detecting Wifi connection . Please Help..Any suggestions ? I did ipconfig /release after logging in my windows 10. Doesn't seem to help. How do I ...
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WiFi card on new build is not recognized by Linux Mint 17.3 [closed]

I just completed a desktop build and installed Linux Mint 17.3 and the PCIe WiFi card is not being detected at all. The card is a Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I. There is nothing that recognizes the device to ...
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Qualcomm Atheros qca61x4 network adapter not working

I have looked at almost every similar question and tried the suggestions and answers people have given with no luck as of yet. I was on ubuntu 15.10 but just recently upgraded to 16.04 hoping that ...
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Broadcom Wireless card not seeing wireless networks even after driver install and reboot

I am a newbie to Linux, coming from Vista, so please walk me through each step. I installed Ubuntu and removed Vista. My wireless card worked on Vista, but Ubuntu can't see it. I followed the ...