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

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no wireless on Kubuntu 14.04/ Dell Vostro 1540

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 1540. It recognizes wireless during the installation, but after restart, I can't connect via wireless- it doesn't keep the connection I created for ...
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Wifi stops working after I close laptop. Macbook Pro + Ubuntu 14.04

Without fail, I boot into Ubuntu and everything is working, but after closing the laptop the wifi stops working. When I restart everything works again. Running iwconfig, before restarting, gives me ...
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wifi not showing in hp pavilion g6 2320tx

I have an hp pavilion g6 2320tx which had windows 8 installed in it. Recently I have switched to ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But it is not showing any wifi connection. The Wifi enable/disable switch is not ...
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Diagnose Wi-Fi password prompt?

It seems that on some Wi-Fi networks I am often disconnected and prompted for the Wi-Fi password. The password is entered in the password box, so all I have to do is push connect. And pushing ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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How to (re)configure my internet connection? (DNS resolving failed)

A couple of days ago I was working with ipython notebook and it opens me a page in my web browser (Google Chrome) and I was able to work with the notebook (zero problems with my internet). Then, I ...
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Wireless conection disconnected every 5 min

Hello I am using ubuntu 14.04.I am new to ubuntu. I am using desktop.In desktop I am using a wifi Dongle.But every 5 min my wifi is disconected.But it is working fine in windows 7.I am using netgear ...
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List all kernel settings to get details about installed devices

How can I find out with which settings my kernel was compiled? I would like to understand the concept behind this. I wonder how I can find out which device uses which module. For example: right now, ...
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Wifi is not working with Ubuntu 14.4

I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 instead of windows (now this is the only OS on my laptop) I have Broadcom bcm9506 card. How can I fix this? I already looked at a lot of similar questions but non of them ...
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What is the “quality” of a Wi-Fi access point?

In Debian (including Ubuntu) you can use iwlist to scan nearby Wi-Fi access points. In the statistics like this: Cell 01 - Address: CC:B2:55:XX:XX:XX ESSID:"X" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi disconnect every 1-20 minutes

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (from 12.04) and my wifi keeps dropping out constantly between 1-20min. I have tried to search around and follow some advice found on forums (eg disabling ...
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NetworkManager and rfkill on boot

I've been trying to setup my ubuntu as an access point that would work on boot. I have hostapd, dhcpd and some iptables forwarding rules that all work well. But I'm running into some issue with ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth aren't working on my HP pavillion lap with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Please help me. WiFi and Bluetooth aren't working in my HP pavilion laptop. Network Controller is MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11 and Bluetooth USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP ...
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Setting up wireless (WPA2) on ubuntu server 14.04

To start off with, I'm really new to using linux so, if possible, be descriptive in your responses. I really want to learn but don't have a big knowledge-base on the subject. I'm sorry if I missed to ...
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Wifi not working after suspend

I have notebook Lenovo Z500, his wireless hw: Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (vendor - Intel). When I close the lid notebook suspends and when it is woken up wifi is disabled and there is no way to enable ...
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Join Wifi And Ethernet to share Internet but with Static IP

Hey i am a linux noob and i am trying to setup my home server with ubuntu desktop What i want to do is recieve the internet from the modem on the first floor to my server on the second floor but i ...
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Wireless works on boot disk but not on installed hd

I have only found 2 post on this topic and I tried both of their solutions and neither solved the problem (updating bios and reinstalling firmware). I am fairly new to Ubuntu and am not sure what ...
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Installing drivers for my wireless adapter [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and cannot get my wireless adapter to work, also it does not show or appear in the All Settings-> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I have also tried using ...
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Configuration of wireless adapter

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried to configure the adapter which is a Linksys WUSB6300, but seem to have no response. I have tried using the startup CD to activate the adapter but seem to ...
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How do I install driver for the Linksys WUSB6300?

I recently installed Ubuntu´s recent os 14.04 and am unable to install the driver for my wireless adapter which is the Linksys WUSB6300. Is there any way to configure the driver in any way, or should ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04

I recently moved onto my University campus, and am having trouble connecting to wifi here. It starts by asking me for my username/password, which is normal, but then it tells me that I don't have a ...
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Ubuntu asks for Wifi password during startup even though it remembers it

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have a problem with my wifi. Its not really a big deal, but its annoying. I got asked for my wifi login credentials during each startup even though Ubuntu remembers ...
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Messed with DNS, now does not connect to Internet

So I was trying to fix this reverse DNS issue: $ dig HOSTNAME.DOMAIN.com 1.2.3.4 #example $ dig -x 1.2.3.4 OTHERHOSTNAME.OTHERDOMAIN.com I was blindly following online ...
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RALINK RT5370 Master mode problem

I want to set up master mode for hotspot usage, but its not working out.. It's detecting the wi-fi networks, but could not set up access point. I have installed ap-hotspot and following methods as ...
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wlan0 is not permanently turned down by ifconfig

I am trying to turn off my wifi interface using the following ifconfig command: ifconfig wlan0 down My wifi disconnected for almost one second and then it comes back up again. what is the problem ...
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How to run a TL-WDN3200 N600 wireless USB stick on 14.04

I'm running a PC with recently installed 14.04 replacing Windows. I Need to run a TL-WDN3200 N600 wireless USB stick for urgent wi-fi access, but it seems to be only configured for Windows, how can I ...
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how to prevent skype crashing the wifi connection

The skype program on my ubuntu 14 causes crash in my wifi. After one minute in a call my wifi crashes and i have to restart my computer. I want to fix this issue so that I can speak with Skype without ...
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drivers for my PC with ubuntu installed

I am still a beginner in using ubuntu , I have tried it a couple of times before on my old pc and actually my experience was pretty dramatic,besides the fact that I really want to use ubuntu ,I have ...
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Internet Access Blocked on unsecure wifi

I am using a pc that was natively a windows vista pc. I switched to ubuntu less than a month ago so I am still getting used to the extreme differences b/w linux+windows. My computer works fine at my ...
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Help with Realtek 8188ce

I'm having trouble installing a driver for my wireless card. It's a Realtek 8188ce. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm running it on a Compaq Presario CQ57. My WLAN switch doesn't seem to be wanting ...
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Wireless not working after ubuntu 14.04 install?

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on hp dv6000. The networks are detected but do not connect. here's the output requested on similar questions http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8254387/ Any help greatly appreciated. ...
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unable to install ap-hotspot ubuntu 13.04

Am able to connect to wifi networks with my RALINK adaptor (5370). I wanted to create wifi-hotspot with it(supports mastermode) Am trying to install ap-hotspot through below commands sudo ...
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help with linksys wmp600n lubuntu

I installed lubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and it has an linksys wmp600n wireless card. It will not turn on for some reason but it does work, I had recently used on windows but don’t know what to do and ...
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No gateway ping in ubuntu and fedora, but ok on windows

I am facing a confusing problem. while using my home Wifi on ubuntu 14.04 amd64, my internet connection suddenly gives no response but in notification area it is shown as connected. I switched my ...
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connected to wifi but no internet access ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Please resolve this issue. Need assistance, try lot of ways. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 04 Sep 2014 21:19 IST +0530 Script from: 30 Aug 2014 19:00 UTC +0000 ##### ...
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WIFI working but Wired Connection not working: Ubuntu 14.04

I have successful connection through WIFI in both Ubuntu and Windows. (I have dual boot:Ubuntu 14.04 installed & upgraded to 14.04.1 and Windows 8.1) But I have problem in wired connection in ...
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Don't turn on radio devices at startup

How can I prevent Ubuntu from turning on radio devices at startup (to prevent any radio emission)? I have added "rfkill block all" to rc.local. Here is the output of hciconfig: hci0: Type BR/EDR ...
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Software center says: “check your internet connection” but I do have a connection

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer aspire netbook all was going well until the latest updates. Now my wireless connection is very unstable and I have just gone to download K3b writing software from ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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Cannot connect to wireless cisco x3500 router explicitly, on ubuntu 12.04

Sorry to be the 100000th user to ask for help on this matter, but I have tried several solutions from various blogs and I still can't connect. My wifi card detects my router, but can't connect to it. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Auto Off Wifi

currently whenever I try to open the wireless network, it is automatically off the wifi and I can't access the wifi. I tried to use the wireless adapter, the adapter shows perfectly in the Ubuntu ...
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D-Link DWA 123 n 150 (rev D1) wireless adapter issues

I have a D-link DWA 123 N 150 (rev D1, 4.00) Wireless adapter and I can't make it work on Ubuntu. Where can I get the proper drivers and how do I install those?
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Wifi recognizes networks, and connects, but still doesn't work?

I've had ubuntu for about 6 months now. It's been a haste getting used to it as compare to windows. However, yesterday my internet stops working. I'm connected but Firefox, Minecraft, and teamspeak ...
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Ubuntu on Mac 3,1. Typical Trackpad and Wifi Trouble

I am new. 1.9GiB; Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.2GHz; 64 bit; 155GB disk ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed! I don't quite understand the trackpad fix involving appletouch.ko a la here Other Suggestions welcome. ...
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NetworkManager unable to complete wifi connection

When my built-in Ethernet controller died over the weekend, I bought a TP-LINK WN725N USB WiFi adapter. From a laptop, I obtained some firmware and a module from "sensorgnome" because the module with ...
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create a new connection and connect to hidden network disappears from network bar

My wireless network card is broadcom b4313,the default wireless driver installed with ubuntu 14.04 was not supporting access point mode. So I removed the default driver and installed brcmsmac driver ...
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wifi disconnects a lot while streaming media ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and the wifi is getting worse everyday. It disconnects a lot while video streaming. I have disabled power management as per the instructions (sudo iwconfig iwconfig shows the ...
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No wireless after ugrade from 11.10 to 12.04

Finally upgraded to 12.04 LTS on a Dell 630 Latitude and the wireless stopped working after reboot. Have tried to install STA, b43 even NDISwrapper in various ways due to crappy slow internet and ...
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Questions from a new Linux user

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Lenovo g50 and I have some issues i hope to get help with. Perhaps I'm over my head here but i will get through it. First of all, I can't activate wireless. ...
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Wireless Networks problems

I have wireless network at home and at my university. At home, Wireless networks gets connected automatically and never ask me for password whenever I login to computer. Also it never ask for ...