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

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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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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.
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establish direct connection to wireless devices

how are you all .. hope you fine .. here is the thing .. i'm using Ubuntu and i want to connect to devices in the same network .. i tried Arp-Scan .. but seems it's just viewing who are connected ...
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How to install Brother HL-3170CDW printer wirelessly in ubuntu

I am having a difficult time trying to get a new Brother HL-3170CDW printer working in Ubuntu as a wireless printer. I've verified that the printer is visible at 192.168.1.132, and despite entering ...
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wireless lan not working in Toshiba Satellite L 510

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L-510 laptop where wireless lan is not working. I have Realtek wireless network card installed in it. In system settings > network - it is ...
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Can't connect to wifi because the password is short

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't connect to a specific wpa password-protected wifi network because that password is less then 8 characters . I tried to connect by terminal using wpa_supplicant but ...
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My wireless/WiFi connection does not work in Ubuntu 12.04.5

My wireless/WiFi connection does not work. I have device (18:14 3290) ralink but the driver is not loading. I ran this command in a terminal to get information to debug my problem. wget -N -t 5 ...
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wireless issues asus x550lc

i am facing a lot of problems when i try to connect to internet over wifi in my asus x550lc laptop. In windows 8 the wifi works perfectly fine and its fast and stable. but when i use Ubuntu 14.04 ( i ...
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Wifi connection dropping and/or slow after upgrading to 14.10

I just recently upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and immediately started having issues with the wifi on my Dell XPS 13 laptop. It'll work fine for a while (something like 30 min to an hour?) but then the ...
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Problem with Usb Wireless Adapter (by SignalKing)

I have bought a USB Wireless Adapter made by SignalKing because I broke my laptop's hardware switch of the embedded adapter. Despite the fact that I can use it on Windows without having any issue, ...
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problem with wifi and powerline adapter

My computer is unable to connect to my router via wifi or powerline adapter. I do see the wifi network, but cannot establish the connection. The powerline adapter worked during the past days, albeit ...
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wlan0 after reboot not working - but works fine every time if manually setup

A lot of related posts seem to be hardware specific or due to hardware issues, which I don't appear to be having, since everything works fine so long as I setup wlan0 after boot and after logging in. ...
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undetected 3g broadband usb modem (Huawei E1756)

The system is Ubuntu 14.10 and the broadband modem is a Huawei E1756. The first time the USB modem is plugged after a system reboot, it is detected normaly and works perfectly. If the modem is ...
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14.04 LTS Ubuntu wifi stops working and disconnects after few minutes from rebooting

I installed ( ubuntu 14.4 ) 2 days ago (it's important to mention I'm still a beginner). On the first day my home WiFi worked fine, but on the second day and until now my WiFi stopped working and if ...
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Internet is disconnecting constantly? [closed]

http://pastebin.com/T9kewiWb These are my log. Please tell me my error. EDIT: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01). Please tell me how to solve this problem.
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Cannot connect to home Wifi in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a novice. I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7. I can connect to my home Wi-fi using Windows 7, but it just doesn't show up on my network list in Ubuntu. I have tried ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office

I am running 14.04 and have a HP Deskjet 2545 wireless printer which is supported by Ubuntu. I have run HpLIP, the latest version and installed the printer. The printer is recognised by Ubuntu, ...
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14.04 Wireless Disconnects or Unable to Connect at Times

this is annoying as hell. Sometimes, on some networks, and at some coffee shops, I am unable to connect to the wifi. I've deducted to routers using IPv6. Some days, I can connect to the router. Some ...
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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android ...
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create a WiFi Hotspot behind authenticated proxy

I know the subject sounds like it have been treated, but please, hear me out. I installed a HotSpot over 3G modem by following this (almost) tutorial. How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi ...