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

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lenovo no inbuilt wifi how to connect to wifi using adapter

I am using lenovo 3000 g 430 laptop which does not have built in wifi I bought a tplink TL w572n adapter i can install its drivers on windows easily but coming to ubuntu it doesnt get like that please ...
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Wifi not working after today's (14 July 16) update [duplicate]

Today I had an Ubuntu update. After I restarted, I noticed the wifi no longer works. In System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I noticed that under the Broadcom wireless ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi disconnecting sometimes

My laptop is disconnecting from wifi at some time, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, please help. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT5390 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe [1814:5390] Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Unstable wifi with intel 8260 [8086:24f3] (rev 3a) on ubuntu 16.04 runnung on Lenovo P50

On my brand new Lenovo P50 the wifi works unstable. sometimes it connects, sometimes not or just stops working. sometimes wifi networks are shown in the network manager, sometimes not. sometimes even ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Asus Mediatek MT7630E doesn't work

I had this working on Elementary but then it stopped so I switched to Ubuntu and I still can not get this driver installed and working. I followed this tutorial https://community.linuxmint.com/...
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Wifi (through usb wireless adapter) does not connect automatically

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I used to be able to connect (automatically on start-up) to the Internet using a USB wireless adapter. One day, after start-up, Ubuntu said that it experienced an "internal ...
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How to improve WiFi signal strength from PC end

My WiFi signal strength gets weak and connection keeps dropping as soon as I go even 5 feet away from the router. I am sure it is not the issue with the router because: 1. Other devices work just fine....
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WiFi driver installation on hp650 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I am having trouble using my WiFi and Bluetooth on my hp650 running Ubuntu 16.04. I can only use a wired connection to surf the internet.
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Ubuntu 16.04: WiFi BCM43142 doesn't see nearby networks

I've just bought an Acer ES1-521 laptop. First thing I did was to boot into the BIOS setup, change boot order to USB DVD-Drive first and install Ubuntu 16.04 from a DVD (everybody does that, right?). ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS unbearably slow after entering passphrase for WiFi

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on an (quite old) IBM ThinkPad T40. Connecting to the internet using LAN works perfectly fine, but as soon as I "Enable Wireless" in the Network Manager, choose a (...
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lose internet after pinging laptop from another system

I have connected two laptops through ethernet, call them laptop1 and laptop2. laptop1 has internet(by connecting to wifi) and shares it with laptop2. both have static ip's on ethernet interface....
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WIFI connected- Internet cuts off

Okay I am new to linux, ive tried 2 wireless cards both work and after some usage they'll just randomly stop working but the computer will still show as connected. I unplug, plug back in and I'll be ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using my wifi card

I normally use a direct wired connection for my internet. Decided to try out my wifi card. Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter made by TpLink It will not ...
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Can't switch on Wireless adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to access WiFi and bluetooth until recently. Few days back when I started my system, the WiFi was switched off. I tried to turn it back on. But, could not. Ethernet ...
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Wifi connections lost on suspend

I have a weird issue with my WiFi connection. Every time I suspend or shut down my computer, the network becomes unavailable. This only occurs on my computer (phone WiFi works just fine), on this ...
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Cannot Install ASUS USB-AC51 Wireless on Ubuntu 16.04

I am at my wit's end. I have a Dell Vostro 1700 laptop, maybe six or seven years old. It has an internal Broadcom 4321 wireless adapter, that I got running using the legacy B43 installer. Download ...
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Lenovo ideapad can't scan for wifi signal after Ubuntu installation [closed]

I am a newbie at Ubuntu and have reached my limit trying to get my laptop which has no ethernet port to connect. $ sudo lshw -enable TEST stacy-computer description: Computer ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on macbook 12 retina 2015

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Macbook 12' retina 2015. I have been able to install it but the keyboard, the touchpad and WiFi actually does not work... I am trying to find informations but I ...
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Can't find a specific network ubuntu14.04

I know these kinds of questions get asked all the time but I can't seem to find a solution for my problem. I'm trying to connect to a specific network but I can't find it(it doesn't appear in the ...
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Wifi disconnects after laptop is suspended [duplicate]

I'm experiencing WiFi disconnects after suspending my laptop or closing the lid. I'm relatively new to Linux, so after I restarted my PC the problem was fixed again. However, it still says that I have ...
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No wifi on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am having extreme difficulty connecting to any sort of wifi, it does not even show in my drivers or on my network. Nothing seems to be working to fix this issue. hakim@bigH:~$ lshw -C network ...
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wifi frequently disconnects on ubuntu 16.04 and not working in 14.04

I have hp 15-ac110tx and dual booted ubuntu and win 10 in uefi mode with secure boot off. All the things are latest updated and upgraded. But wifi frequently disconnects. The output wget -N -t 5 -...
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Internet speed decreases suddenly on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Tata Photon Max Wifi to connect to internet. Since morning download speed is decreasing to 10-15 kbps. Normal speed I receive is usually more than 200 kbps. I have not changed any settings ...
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No Drivers under Additional Drivers tab in Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with Windows 10 UEFI in HP ac-033tx [duplicate]

I installed my Ubuntu today using live USB. When I used the USB in order to use Wifi I had to enable Broadcom driver in the Additional Drivers tab. After I have installed Ubuntu there is no Driver ...
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WiFi stopped working after sometime 14.04 LTS on HP laptop

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and my laptop WiFi stopped working after some time. It remains stopped until I reboot my system. Command: lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 Output: 08:00.0 Network controller [...
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New Ubuntu install and wifi fails, but not on set up

I put a new Ubuntu install on a laptop. During the install I was able to indicate which network connection to use, which it did. Hooked up wirelessly to my router, and even the WiFi on indicator led ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS WiFi problem (disconnecting)

Today, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For the first 20-30 minutes, WiFi worked perfectly, than suddenly disconnected. I got a message that I'm offline. Now I can't find my WiFi network in Wireless ...
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No me anda la placa WLan [duplicate]

Desde controladores instalé la placa Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) pero no me aparece desde la esquina superior derecha para conectarme a redes inalambricas, necesito ayuda, gracias!
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Wifi worked, but then didn't

This morning my wifi card started to not work, but for some reason it works on a nother computer. I have done all of the trouble shooting on the ubuntu.com wireless site, and my wireless card (which ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Acer E1-531

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 today on my laptop and I was unable to get the WiFi to work (LAN works). Ubuntu recognizes the WiFi NIC (made by intel), lists all the WiFi networks and allows me to connect ...
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Killer 1535 Wireless Won't Resume From Suspend

So, I managed to get my Killer 1535 wifi working in Ubuntu 16.04. However, there seems to be a nagging problem that everytime I suspend my laptop, on wake-up the wifi adapter is not available. A full ...
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Ehternet Works on ubuntu 16.04, but Wifi doens't

Ethernet works fine on my newly installed ubunutu but wifi doesn't! I tried reinstalling drivers but didn't work. What could be the problem?
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Sharing WiFi configuration files over diffferent computers

I have several computers and I would like to be able to share configurations among them: for example, when one of them connects to a new WiFi and I return home, the others can get this new ...
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Problem with WI-Fi

I have HP Pavilon Notebook 15-ab219TX Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.Wi-Fi works for a short period after boot up. What could be the problem?
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Driver for Ralink corp. Device 3020

I would like to get the Driver software for below mentioned Wireless card. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:05.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. Device [1814:3020] It was working previously and I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes upon opening browser using wifi

I recently bought a usb adapter to connect to wifi. The device name is tenda and the built driver name is mt7601Usta.ko, that is supposed to be a rip off of rt2870 driver. It is able to detect wifi ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs when WiFi is on and a browser starts

I have installed recently a WiFi driver rt7601. It's connected to WiFi. But when I starts chromium, or Firefox Ubuntu freezes. I tried LAN to connect to internet and there is no problem.
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Wifi Problem in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP laptop. But now, No SSID name is showing up in network tab. I tried on enable the wifi by pressing the hardware key on keyboard, but it is not working. I read the ...
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Unity Wifi GUI - Connects ok, but doesn't display any other networks

Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad Y560. The wifi automatically connects upon startup to the network I've been using, which is good. However, I can't find a way to display other networks that are in ...
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Wifi card isn't being read by ubuntu/ asus notebook/ 16.04/ MEDIATEK/ MT7630E

So my wifi card isn't being read by ubuntu. After looking on this forum, I understand this particular problem is normal. Unfortunately their solutions did not work for me. So heres my data. Please any ...
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How do I get wifi working on hp stream x360

My laptop (HP Stream x360) was working terrible on Windows 8 so I've installed Ubuntu. But now I don have a wireless connection. Can anyone help me getting wifi to work? I've read solutions for the ...
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Can't see or connect to TP Link AC1750 Wireless Router

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2015 Macbook Pro. I am able to see and connect to other wifi networks via the network manager. I have set up a 5GHz network with security disabled on the AC1750 router. ...
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No WiFi ubuntu 16.04 LTS won't connect to any network! [duplicate]

I had always this problem when the notebook was suspended. But normally with a reboot everything goes right, but not now! Can someone help me? After done lspci -nnk | grep Net -A2 02:00.0 Network ...
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unable to connect to WiFi, not complete shut down Ubuntu16.04 Dell lattitude 630

I am a newbie. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Latitude D630-- Problem: does not connect to WiFi and the shut down doesn't shut off - after clicking on shutdown and then-enter ESC-- shows [OK] ...
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Wifi device is showing in Unclaimed for HP ENVY -15 Note book [duplicate]

root@roopeshreddy-HP-ENVY-15-Notebook-PC:~# sudo lshw -C Network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom ...
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Interal wireless adapter VM

I want to search for wireless connections with my internal wireless adapter. My windows uses the ethernet cable. But I don't know how to setup up the wireless adapter for my ubuntu that it can search ...
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realtek wifi card [duplicate]

The problem with me is when sit near to the wifi router i get connected but when i get into other room my wifi get disconnected and my system doesn't show any available wifi. Is there any way i can ...
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rt3070 won't connect to WiFi

So I'm purchasing various WiFi adapters for the sole purpose of using Wireshark and other pentesting tools. My first two purchases were TP Link 722n with the chipset ar9271/ath9k driver(works great) ...
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Problem with wireless internet

When I go to the Internet icon in the top corner of my screen it only gives me the option to connect to a wired connection, or proxy. I have no choice to use a WiFi connection. Also when I go to ...
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Wifi won't connect - Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Latitude E6540

I am able to see all the wifi networks around me, however every time I try to connect to one and type the password in, it immediately asks me for the password again. It just continues asking for the ...