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

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Wifi for Ubuntu 12.04.1 on Beaglebone

I have a Beaglebone running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with a Realtek Wifi USB dongle: ubuntu@arm:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:8176 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not properply working on Asus u46E after Update

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu update on my laptop and since then, the alignment on the browser is messed up, the mouse is not working, and I can't connect to the internet. Before it was ...
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nm-applet disconnects from a known wireless network and fails to reconnect

I have Samsung R780 laptop with Realtek RTL8192E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. I had problems with wireless on it from the beginning: initially, internal wireless adapter would not even work (see ...
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wifi and the gwibber icons disappeared from the indicator applet

They have disappeared from the indicator applet in the gnome-panel without asking me anything nor notifying. How can I bring them back in 11.04? I have rebooted and the situation persists. The ...
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Wifi connection to scanner not working

I have a Samsung NC10 running Ubuntu 12.04 with wifi connection to a Netgear DG834PN router with wifi connection to an Epson SX515W multi function printer. I also have a desktop machine running 12.04 ...
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Wireless adapter not working after 12.10 install

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my dell pc and now my wireless adapter will not work at all? The wireless adapter is a Belkin N1 Wireless Adapter, is there a way to get this working? Thanks
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Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Intermittent Connectivity

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire V3-551 laptop. I have an Atheros AR5BWB222 wireless adapter. Everything works fine except for the wireless. I can sometimes connect to the wireless, ...
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Updating driver for DWA 160 ubuntu for Ubuntu 12.04

I have used this website to install the driver for DWA-160 http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/229-ubuntu-precise-dlink-dwa160-revb2 Lately I've been having some trouble with updating eclipse so it ...
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Create a HotSpot which requires a username and password

I wish to set up a wireless access point which requires a username and password in order for clients to use the internet. The network setup will be internet modem connected to an Ubuntu Server (2 ...
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Wireless internet is connected to an open network but has no internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop yesterday and it connected to the wireless fine. Then I took it to school, put it on their wired connection, downloaded some stuff, and now the wireless doesn't ...
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Laptop won't connect to Wi-Fi router

I have Ubuntu in one of the laptops I own. Since yesterday, and for no apparent reason, it is not able to connect anymore to my Wi-Fi router (I tried to forget the network and disabled security, ...
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Can't create ad-hoc network

I seem to have trouble creating an ad-hoc network in XUbuntu. I'm using the network manager to create the ad-hoc network. However, I can't then connect to the network using the same machine (as the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad S205 Wireless LAN problem

I've a problem with Lenovo S205 AMD E-450 processor, Ubuntu 12.04 and wireless LAN. If I install by Windows Wireless Driver utilities a driver named netathrx.inf I get error message: Module could ...
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Wireless stopped working on Dell Inspiron mini

After trying to connect to a wired network, then unplugging the wired network and putting it to sleep, upon wakeup the wireless stopped working. Even the network manager has the wireless option ...
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Alpha wireless adapter disconnect at random time

I have wireless adapter called Alpha AWUS036H , it disconnects at random times , and reconnects again after several minutes , and that happens always. Ubuntu 12.04. I searched and found similar ...
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Wifi stopped working in Windows Vista after using Ubuntu demo CD

After trying the Ubuntu 12.04 demo cd, wifi has stopped working on my Windows vista machine. Before demo cd, wifi worked fine inside Windows During demo CD (and every time I use it), WiFi works fine ...
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Stopping system V runlevel compatibility - Stuck on logon screen

My wireless stopped working suddenly and I tried to reinstall the driver. I think that I installed the wrong one and after rebooting I am stuck on Ubuntu login screen. When I try to login Ubuntu ...
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Wifi problems when I use Bluetooth on my laptop

Whenever I use my Bluetooth on my laptop, which is almost always since I use a bluetooth mouse, my internet speed falls to 1MB/s in the internet panel and almost nothing loads. I'm using the iwlwifi ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to keep the correct routing table?

Ubuntu sets a wrong routing table if the router is switched off and on again: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0 ...
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Accton SMCWUSB-G 802.11bg Wireless adapter does not initialize

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows. If I shutdown my PC, and then turn on and boot in Ubuntu, my USB wireless adapter does not initialize. I currently have 2 workaround: Unplug USB adapter, then plug ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Network problems (wireless and DNS)

I have seen a very similar problem on post: Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install but with no clear answer and my problem is related to Ubuntu 14.04, another particularity is that this problem started ...
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How can I speed up finding available wifi networks?

I'm using Unity with Ubuntu 14.04, and there's no manual refresh button for wifi networks that I can find. So when I click on the wifi icon in the upper right, I just have to wait for it to get around ...
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BCM4313 brcmsmac Wireless card won't connect to any network 14.04

Whenever I connect to a network, It refuses to connect and just disconnects. I'm using the brcmsmac with the Broadcom BCM4313 [14e4:4727] 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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Cisco AM10 USB wireless adapter not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated (and also tried a fresh install) of the most recent Ubuntu OS for my Dell Optiplex. My USB adapter worked fine before the update. Now the adapter is not working / recognized. ...
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No wireless connection in menu bar

So I recently added Ubuntu to my samsung chromebook. I used the steps shown on cnnetwork. I can't open software center because I have no wireless connection in my menu bar. I tried Alt+F2 and entering ...
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Failling install Ralink RT5592 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My problem concerns the installation of a wi-fi driver (RT5592) for my new wi-fi adapter (PCE-N53) on my newly built computer. Basically, I don't manage to get the driver installed and therefore I ...
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WiFi Repeater Creation

I need to make my pc act as wifi repeater. It is possible in windows using netsh commands or connectify software http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-WiFi-Hotspot-Using-the-Command-Prompt Is there any ...
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Wireless Lan RALINK RT5370 not working

I am new to Linux. Would appreciate if you can help me with the below problem. I have a wireless lan - RALINK. When I run the lsusb command, following is the output. Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:5370 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Wireless problem using Dell Vostro 3560

I'm a Linux newbie, I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3560 with Broadcom wireless card. The problem is that I can't use wifi on Ubuntu 14 (also on Ubuntu 13.10). my network indicator ...
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Slow wifi connection in ubuntu 14.04 installed in HP pavilion

My Ubuntu 14.04 OS WiFi connection is is very slow? My laptop is HP Pavalion, and I am dualbooting with Windows. What steps should I take to diagnose this problem?
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Wifi configuraton on ubuntu 14.04 or wifi not working with ubuntu 14.04

I'm in my universtiy and they provide WIFI privileged with a unique username and password, now I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, turned on wifi, given my username and password but I couldn't configure ...
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Lubuntu - can't connect to WiFi

I am trying out Lubuntu. Before I install it, I need to connect to Wifi - how do I do so? A screenshot of what I see is below:
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Wireless Repeater causing kernel to crash

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my living ...
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Wlan disconnects often

I am using a lenovo T440 with Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome 3.10.4 and Kernel 3.13.0-32-generic. My WLAN disconnects often. So I researched a bit about the problem and found out that maybe the module isn't ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Acer Aspire 4752 and Ubuntu 14.04, I'm unable to connect to WiFi, it keeps on asking password, but not connecting to the network.
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how do I access Wifi on xubuntu 14.04? It has something to do with with the proprietary drivers stopping me

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D620, I do not know what kind of wifi card I have but I do know I have one. When I turn it on Xubuntu doesn't attempt to search for wireless networks, ...
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install wifi drivers for ubuntu

I need some help to configure my wireless network. I've downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 and installed it using a live CD and every thing is working great but the wifi connection starts at 72 mbps and then ...
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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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WiFi N7260: Direct firmware load failed with error -2

Dell laptop. Wifi not working after installing ubuntu 14.04. Tried to update firmware, but not working. Any ideas? /var/log/syslog: Jul 21 15:30:21 rwilco-Vostro-5470 kernel: [ 2631.370168] ...
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Problem with `sudo airmon-ng start wlan0`

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Pro. I've tried to run: sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 then the result was: Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops ...
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I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. But when I try to create a virtual router from the "Create new wireless network" I lose connection. This issue was resolved in the forum, in the following post: I would like to ...
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Trying to install tp-link archer T2U on ubuntu

I've just installed ubuntu and I would like to get my usb wifi adapter working. Is there anyone who knows where I can get the right drivers for this? output of lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID ...
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Can't maintain wireless connection in 12.04 LTS + Ralink 3592

I have 12.04 LTS. My wireless card is Ralink 3592. I was having trouble maintaining a wireless connection for more than a minute or two, so I followed the instructions here... ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Can't Connect to Wifi adhoc network created in windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have Two laptops. One is running on Windows 7 and connected to internet though wire and other is running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have Created a wifi adhoc network in windows 7 machine and shared the ...
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14.04 recognizes Linksys WPC54G, but is not listed

I used the Additional Drivers feature to enable the Broadcom drivers. I rebooted, but I am still unable to use my wireless card. I assumed it would just appear in the list of devices in the networking ...
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Unstable wi-fi connection

My pc has had connection problems ever since I installed Ubuntu... The cable connection got better and solved, however the wi-fi one... Windows in this pc caught wi-fi nicely, and another Ubuntu pc ...