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

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After updating I have no wifi

I am totally new to Linux OSs and on my Lenevo ThinkPad T400 and after upgrading my 14.04 LTS to I don't even know, I have no wifi and can't access the Internet. Also, did I possibly install 14.10, ...
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Two wlans, two phys, two MACs, one chip

I have an Orange Pi Plus with Ubuntu Wily on it. It has an on-board RTL8189ETV chip interfaced via SDIO. When I load the 8189es module, two phys and two wlans appear. They only appear to differ in the ...
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Change MAC PERMANENTLY(for wlan0)

I need to change my MAC permanently for wlan0 interface. Macchanger is a pretty good variant but after rebooting wifi card old MAC comes back. So, I don't like to use it. I found one good solution ...
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Wireless drivers not working on Dell Ispiron 3543

I am running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and my wireless drivers are not working, I've tried installing the drivers via the additional drivers option on the software & updates section but no luck. Please ...
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Wifi on Ubuntu 16.04 keeps disconnecting

Wifi works fine when I boot windows 7 (always has) but continually disconnects on Ubuntu 16.04 I did a test and I got this while connected Resolving raw.githubusercontent.com ...
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Wireless connection active but no internet

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a Asus F555LA-AB31 laptop. I can access the internet just fine on my home wireless network, however I can't seem to connect to the internet on the wireless network at ...
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ath10k driver not working, hence wifi adoptor QCA6164 not recognised

no additional drivers found except processor microcode firmware for Intel CPU under additional drivers,software and updates,settings. Hence i am not able to update the ath10k driver through settings. ...
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14.04 Wifi and ethernet disappeared on reboot, havent returned

My internet was lagging so I rebooted my modem and PC. When it got back, no WiFi or Ethernet. Was using Intel 7260 BT wireless chip for past 2 years, never an issue. Checked cable, router, swapped ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 not detected by ubuntu 16.04

According to this page here this driver should work out of the box but not for 16.04. What can I do to make wireless work on 16.04? rfkill list shows empty output and ifconfig shows no wireless ...
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Just finished installing Ubuntu and cannot get any wifi. What can I do to fix this?

From looking online, it seems that other ubuntu users have a drop down menu on the top right with available wifi networks, but I don't. Right now I'm using an ethernet cable and the only available ...
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update issue which disabled my internet connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP laptop and I get a system error on start up, after an update. I ran system check which shows this error: Fontconfig warning:ignoring C.UTF-8 not valid language tag ...
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Ping to wireless router goes slowly up, then suddenly down

This is probably yet another issue with wireless drivers. I'm using a Fujitsu Lifebook A512, and this problem only happens on Ubuntu on wireless networks (it doesn't show on Windows, or when pinging ...
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Autoconnect to vpn Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

After upgrading to ubuntu gnome 16.04 network manager doesnt let me select "automatically connect to vpn" in the options. This was an extremely useful feature. Also, is there any way to disconnect ...
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Sudden network failure!

I don't remember doing something faul but my machine is out of network both wired and wireless. I went through different discussions and after changing things, I feel I damaged it more. On command: ...
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Wifi problem with one particular SSID

I have a Wifi problem with only one SSID. My internet works with any SSID except one. I used wireless-info script to generate reports: Connection okay Connection not okay How can I fix the ...
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Problem connecting laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) to WiFi network

Okay, so I recently downloaded Ubuntu and installed it to run alongside Windows 7. When I started Ubuntu, I could not find my WiFi network in the network list. My ISP (Internet Service Provider) is ...
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Lenovo Yoga3 Pro wifi driver does not work

I checked Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro https://github.com/longsleep/yoga3pro-linux/blob/master/Yoga%203%20Linux%20HOWTO.md and Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers (most exhaustive list still no ...
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Wifi not working properly in HP 15AC 650TU

I have a HP 15AC-650TU. It had pre-installed Windows 10. As I'm not a Windows fan, I completely formatted the laptop to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In Windows 10 wifi used to work properly but in Ubuntu ...
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Wireless problem

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo G400 laptop yesterday. I am new in Linux. When I installed it, my wifi was working properly but now, it doesn't show any wireless networks in the menu bar. ...
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Unable to find and connect wifi in ubuntu 14.04 LTS after last update

I'm not able to find the WiFi in the top right header nor connect to it in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm using Windows 10 with dual boot and is able to connect to wifi using Windows but don't know why it ...
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After suspend mode, Wi-Fi won't reconnect to open network, but works fine on secure network. Any suggestions?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on a 2007 MacBook. Wi-Fi works perfectly at home on my passworded Wi-Fi network, including after I suspend. But at a coffee shop which has two open Wi-Fi networks, the Wi-Fi won't ...
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WiFi Internet shuts off/crashes while trying to stream/do a video call on linux

So whenever I try to stream to twitch using my WiFi internet, my internet crashes/shuts off on my laptop, so I can't access and pages on the internet and stuff. My WiFi card is a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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After following the steps for creating hot-spot, Connect to hidden network menu did not open in my Ubuntu 16.04

I followed all the steps for having wi-fi from ethernet. However, when I opened the menu for Network, I cannot switch on the wireless. When it is close, I clicked the Connect to Hidden Network nothing ...
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WiFi Stopped Working After Updates on 5/13/16 (Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS)

I used my desktop normally on Friday, but when I booted it up on Saturday (yesterday), there was no WiFi icon in the icon tray and there is now no network connection. I believe I installed some ...
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Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter USB Antenna

I have a USB Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter that I just cannot get to work. I know there are several other threads on this issue, I've been reading them and trying different solutions suggested on ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS: Can't manage to run my wireless connection

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and during the installation, I've set up SSID and WPA key and the installer seemed to accept it. However after booting the system there is no connection. ...
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Loss of wireless connection on 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP laptop and I get a system error on start up, after an update. I ran system check which shows this error: Fontconfig warning:ignoring C.UTF-8 not valid language ...
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cannot see wlan0 after changes in firmware

I am using ubuntu version 14.04.1 in my Asus s550CM laptop. I have replaced my wifi card to intel WiFi Link 5300 (802.11n). I have to install modified hardware for this and this is the link for that ...
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WiFi speed of other devices connected to router slows down when disconnecting Ubuntu laptop

I have a router, Laptop with Ubuntu (my laptop), Win10-laptop (brother's), iPhone. All devices are connecting to router's Wi-Fi. The normal speed is 16-20 mbps! When I was using Win 10 like my ...
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Bluetooth settings window force closing when selecting device

I'm new to Ubuntu, so if I leave out information, please just ask. I don't yet know what is relevant/useful. I am running 14.04 LTS, completely up to date. Until recently (within the past 10 days) I ...
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WiFi dropping at random times (BCM43142)

I am experiencing unstable WiFi connections, it is driving me crazy. It happens randomly, it is driving me crazy. I have tried different drivers, but it did not help. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, ...
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WPA authentication issue

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04, System: Acer Aspire E 15, Experience Level: Newbie A few days ago I installed (dual boot) the 16.04 distribution on a laptop that was currently running Windows 10. I have ...
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wifi after suspend behaves weirdly

Just asking out of curiosity: when I suspend my ubuntu and resume it after some time, immediately after resuming wifi is in working state. But after a while it is disabled again(network manager is ...
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Wifi signals can be detected but cannot connect

I just installed Ubuntu on HP Pavillion 350 laptop. Here is the output of my wireless-info file: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16412598/ The Wifi signals can be detected but the computer does not connect. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: installing atheros QCA9377 wireless driver makes booting problems

I download and install the QCA9377 driver(wifi 802.11ac) from https://github.com/kvalo/ath10k-firmware.git for my Ubuntu 16.04 64bit. Even though the wi-fi works ok, I have booting problem. It will ...
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Wireless connected no internet

Last night everything was peaches and cream. Shortly before I logged off my internet just quit but I was still connected to my router. Switched over to Windows and same problem. This morning I had ...
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Stop access of LAMP localhost files through LAN

I have made LAMP setup on Ubuntu 14.04 system. My system is connected with LAN. Also other systems are also connected to the same LAN system. So in the router there are IP are showing like ...
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wifi problem on MacBook pro early 2015 running Ubuntu LTS 16.04

Abstract: Ubuntu detects wireless interface, but menu does not show any wireless network. Details: I have installed Ubuntu on MacBook pro early 2015. The appropriate drivers for my wifi are ...
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no wifi with 16.04 on dual boot laptop

I can't get my wifi to work on my laptop dual boot W10 / U16.04 Apologies for the post formating mess I really don't understand how to do it right. Also I am really new to Ubuntu, I posted all these ...
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WiFi not working after aptitude update

I was trying to solve requires installation from untrusted packages. So I tried sudo aptitude upgrade After that, wifi stopped working. I checked additional drivers and wifi driver was already ...
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Wifi not working after a short time in ubuntu 14.04 until I restart and can't able to switch to other network before restart

I am operating Ubuntu 14.04 in my HP 15-r204TX.on starting ubuntu Wifi works fine but after 2-3 mins the browser show no internet connection and after which on turning WiFi on/off it doesn't work and ...
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Wifi issue in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Laptop connected to wifi network. Connection established. But web page not loading. Able to connect and browse using Ethernet cable.
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lost wireless internet connection following update and reboot

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 on an ASUS laptop and ran the updates today, May 13. When I later turned the computer back on, there was no internet and no little wireless icon on the desktop. I ...
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Lost wi-fi and icon Ubuntu 14.04/64

Running Ubuntu 14.04/64 dual boot w/win10. Had internet on Ubuntu then lost it along w/wifi icon. Have wifi on win10. Any suggestions?? Was setting up WINE and during process of entering user name ...
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WiFi does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

Suddenly, my WiFi does not work. I have tried to fix it but the Network-Manager is deleted. This is my other laptop, and I need to get help. Is there a possible way to reinstall Network-Manager ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 WiFi problems

I am trying to connect to my University wifi that uses the InCommon_root.cer certificate. I am running ubuntu 16.04 and the rtl8723be driver from git clone rock.new_btcoex ...
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How to force old wlan naming 16.04

How do I force the old wlan naming convention of wlan0, wlan1 insted of wlpn2df45ch567k? The last 12 digits are the mac address of the wireless card. It is far more cumbersome to have to type the ...
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Plasma Network widget crashed - no Wifi

I recently switched to Kubuntu and am kind of new to KDE. My plasma network widget refuses to respond and shows an error message which I don't understand. Copying the error message didn't work, so I ...
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RT3290 Wifi not working ubuntu 16.04

This driver has always been problem with ubuntu. I managed it to work in ubuntu 12.04 but later it automatically stopped working. I have fresh install of ubuntu 16.04, the wifi is disabled by default ...
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After routine update on 14.04, cannot even SEE internet (no ethernet, no wifi) [duplicate]

I am posting this question from my Windows desktop, because as of this morning my laptop is no longer even an internet accessible device, and doesn't even seem to think it's supposed to be an internet ...