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

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Installed drivers for my adapter but its not working

this is not a duplicate of this Cofiguring a Netgear WNDA3100 USB adapter because i installed the drivers he hast he doesnt have an internet connection and is trying to get the files whereas i already ...
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No wireless extensions in ubuntu [closed]

Basically I'm an information security student and I was trying to set up snort, I needed to turn off “Large Receive Offload” (lro) and “Generic Receive Offload” (gro) to get snort working which I have ...
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Disabling WiFi while airodump-ng is running crashes the session

I'm starting airodump-ng from the aircrack-ng package (version 1:1.2-0~beta3-4 on 16.04) like this: Switch my WiFi device to monitor mode (creates new virtual interface mon0): sudo airmon-ng start ...
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Wi-Fi shows a connection, but no page will load

I'm new to Linux, well being re-introduced to it and I am attempting to dual-boot it on my old laptop. It's running Vista and the Wi-Fi works just fine on Vista. At any rate, Ubuntu runs just fine ...
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Not getting different Wi-Fi networks after switching off the Wi-Fi button on my notebook and then switching it on again! [duplicate]

Ever since after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am encountering a weird problem. When I connect to my Wi-Fi network, it works fine and even I get a list of different Wi-Fi networks to which I can ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot not working properly

I have created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 following these instructions. It was working fine. But recently I applied the updates on Ubuntu and since then the hotspot is not working properly. My ...
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Wireless 7265 not working on Asus K401U

I just bought a Asus K401U. Pretty net computer aside of the fact the Wifi is really not working with Ubuntu 16.04. While wifi are in the building, I still see nothing on my computer. Below, I ...
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WiFi drivers not compatible(new Installation-Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

System: HP ab516TX sudo lshw -C network gives *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Ubuntu System Wifi speed very low

In my Internet connection all my devices have normal speed except my Ubuntu system where the speed is one-tenth of the actual speed. I have been working on this problem since a couple of days but ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi on ubuntu

I turned my laptop on it didn't connect to the wifi. I turned everything off and on again several times and nothing has happened. I've tried checking the settings and got nothing. my smart phone ...
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Is there any internal 802.11AC card that works with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any 802.11AC card that works with Ubuntu out of the box? Or failing that, can anyone say for certain that they got a 802.11AC card to work with lines of code? In the other threads I read, ...
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No WLAN0 or wireless connection on 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu in my Alienware and everything is running fine except the wifi connection. I can't set it up. Tried ifconfig wlan0 which throws the following error: wlan0: error fetching ...
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Archer T2UH wireless adapater(TP-Link AC600) wifi enabled but can't see networks

I installed the drivers and it was working until I installed Nvidia's drivers, but now I can't see any networks or connect to wifi. It works fine on Windows 10.
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Connection is established but web page is not loading.

I am using MTS dongle in UBUNTU 15. When i connect the modem connection is being established but when i try to load a page in firefox, the page is not loading. what should i do?
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Ubuntu can't set IP to static

Despite my greatest efforts I failed to set my destinated IP on my Ubuntu machine. I did the following: This is my ifconfig result: enp4s0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 28:d2:44:f9:03:a1 ...
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My WiFi connection frequently stops working (no internet, not disconnecting)

My internet connection frequently stops working (I can't open any websites, ping does not work, online games disconnect, etc.) but my WiFi is still connected. I've only installed Ubuntu a few days ago,...
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wifi fails to connect [on hold]

Ubuntu 16.04 does not connect to a secured Wi-Fi. What information is needed to diagnose the issue?
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No WiFi Networks detected on my Alienware 17 R3 with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 card [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Alienware 17 R3, which comes with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 WiFi card. The WiFi hardware seems to be detected but no WiFi hotspots are being detected. I learnt ...
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on 16.04 internet keeps disconnecting

I saw similar questions, but unlike stated in other questions, My WiFi does not disconnect. Only the connectivity to Internet keeps dropping. I have tried at different location (different WiFi), the ...
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16.04 Linksys WUSB6300 Install Driver [duplicate]

I am trying to install this wifi dongle that I just bought to replace another dongle that I couldn't configure just to find that I couldn't configure this dongle either. Most of the answers related to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wi-Fi suddenly fails

When I'm working with my laptop suddenly wi-fi disconnects, when I restart my laptop then I can't enable wireless, I can't even see the option to enable it, I just can connect via wire. This has been ...
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16.04 Unable to use wifi

So I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with my win 10. I have BDM4352 802.11ac. I can't enable it in other drivers, I mean when I am autorising it, it's just returning to don't use. I tried to add wifi ...
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Wifi connection problem in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Lenovo G-5070 laptop.I recently installed Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1 preloaded.Wifi works perfectly in Windows but not in Ubuntu.I tried installing the Broadcom drivers from additional ...
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Wifi option not seen [duplicate]

After I dual booted windows 10 with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 the wifi range was reduced much.While I was trying to fix I run the command given below for unloading the module. . sudo modprobe -r rtl8723be ...
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Wireless Network not showing Ubuntu 14.04

I cannot connect to my wireless network. I have referred many stack overflow questions related to this and the one that I found closest, perhaps the exact was this one, the difference only being that ...
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Wireless settings problems

I have switched the networking key, but the option for enabling wifi on the network bar is not showing. Only the 'enable networking' option is shown and none of the available wireless networks are ...
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Help with wireless rtl8723be

So I was having connection problems in linux only and then found this: https://chirath02.wordpress.com/2016/05/12/installing-realtek-rtl8723be-driver-for-ubuntu-16-04/ After finding this I have found ...
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My WIFI connection randomly drops

My Wifi connections randomly stops working. And the only way to "bring it back", without a click on wifi icon, is to open the terminal and type sudo service network-manager restart then it's ...
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WiFi (r8712u) is not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and my wifi has stopped working. I have an Asus USB Wifi Adapter and it is able to detect the wifi signals. However, upon clicking on my home wifi I am unable to ...
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Wireless network card not working on Acer E5-574G

Wifi doesn't work on my Acer E5-574G. When I boot into the live USB session it looks as wifi is disabled. Meanwhile I do have ethernet connection. My laptop has a: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 card. I'm ...
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Ubuntu MATE does not recognize Wifi

I just installed MATE 16.04 on Dell Optiplex 780. It looks fine, but doesn't recognize any local wifi networks. I tried restarting and waited for 10 minutes. What to do now? Thank you all
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Cannot connect to the Internet, wired or wireless

I have no network connections (wired or wireless). I know nothing about Ubuntu or its commands. All I can tell is that both of the interfaces are enabled but they do not connect. I need some ...
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How to enable wl option of broadcom-sta-dkms?

Package https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=broadcom-sta-dkms and its option wl are proposed as the fix for Macbook Air 2013-mid (6.2) here, also in Ubuntu, since they work in the upstream. I ...
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Wifi connected but no internet access?

Hi I'm new to the world of Linux and I just installed xubuntu on my laptop. The issue im having is that In network manager it says I'm connected but I can't download any updates from the cmd line or ...
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Issue with certain websites

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and home WiFi. There are certain websites that cannot be accessed, e.g. udacity.com, under Chrome and Firefox both with latest version. And I have dual OS, it works properly on ...
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WiFi is not working and doesn't show up in Network Manager and System settings

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and my wifi icon has just disppeared. It doesn't even show up in System Settings. The result of sudo lspci -nn is: 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless ...
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Problem with wi-fi drivers on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

While trying to install Broadcom bcmwl drivers(BCMWL-KERNEL-SOURCE) for[14e4:4365](REV 01) this error pops ont he terminal. modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'wl': Required key not available Not ...
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14.04 Server can't connect to Wifi with ifup; wap_supplicant throws “ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument”

I moved my 14.04 home server to a new apartment that can only access the internet via Wifi. This machine used to have a desktop version of 12.04 that connected to wifi fine via network-manager (so I ...
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Wifi connecting, but no internet connection. New 16.04 install on new laptop

Old laptop died (HP Compaq 6910p) so I bought a brand new laptop yesterday, HP Pavilion 17-g121wm. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB stick and made the laptop dual boot. Wifi connects, but I ...
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Linux incompatible with work access points?

just started a new job. When I connect to the network at work using Kubuntu 16.04 it takes a few minutes to reach a destination (if it reaches it at all). I don't have this problem at other places (...
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Cannot enable Wi-Fi

Yesterday my laptop shut down because battery ran out. Next time I turned it on I couldn't enable Wi-Fi. I tried to enable it with: rfkill unblock all but it's still not working. Please help. EDIT:...
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Wifi Not detecting in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a HP 15 AC122TU laptop having dual OS as Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 8.1.My problem is that it doesn't detect wifi sometimes. If connection established it may result in a low speed and poor range. ...
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Only some wireless connections detected on Ubuntu 16.04

I am facing the exact similar problem as mentioned in this post except that it on Ubuntu 16.04. I can find some wireless networks available but not the one I want to connect to. I am able to connect ...
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TP-Link AC600 driver on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64 [duplicate]

I tried to mt7610u on 16.04 and it worked but I can't get the WiFi to load. It just says "device not managed": sudo apt-get install git build-essential linux-headers-generic git clone https://...
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BCM4314 troubleshooting on 16.04 [duplicate]

I am a new user for any Linux distro and am unable to connect to the internet. I have no access to Ethernet cables or a wireless adapter. I do have access to a device with wifi. The laptop itself is a ...
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Wifi stopped working Ubuntu 14.04, wireless card and networks still detected

My WiFi spontaneously quit working - I think I had just closed and reopened the lid of my chromebook, but I don't think I had installed any updates or done anything else that should have had an effect ...
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Wifi signal says “not enabled”

In the right corner in the wifi spot, it has no bars and no networks are showing up. This is the format of the wifi option. Ethernet network (grayed out) device not managed (grayed out) Mobile ...
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Cannot get AP list using TL-WN725N wifi adapter

I have a virtual machine in VMWare running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32-bit. I have a TP-Link TL-WN725N wifi usb adapter that I have connected to the virtual machine, and I installed the driver by following ...