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

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Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect to school wifi?

I am new to ubuntu. My wireless card is a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (rev 57). It will connect fine at my house, but not at school and some other places. The networks which ...
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How can I fix Wifi issues with 13.04 on Aspire V5-571?

Yesterday I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. I absolutely loved it until I realized the wireless connection would only last for about five minutes and then become unusable. I searched all over and ...
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Dynamic switching between Ethernet and Wifi

At my university, or specifically in my dorm, Ethernet speed is a sluggish 10 Mb/s. Wifi, on the other hand, is as much as 100 Mb/s if you have a good antenna - I do not, so speeds range from 50 Mb/s ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 asks for super user before prompting for wifi password

I have installed Lubuntu 12.10 on an HP Mini netbook, which required the bcwm source package for wifi to work. (Somehow standard ubuntu didn't need it but it was too resource hungry for the netbook.) ...
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Installing wireless driver on Ubuntu 12.10 distribution

Brand new to the linux community. I have an hp mini 1000 that doesn't have an ethernet port. I'm transferring everything to it via a flash drive. I'm following the instructions for 'b43 - no internet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wifi problem

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. After install the wifi card is working but when i try to connect to my secured wifi router it will show as connected but no internet ...
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wlan0 gets an IP, but can't access the internet (or ping the router)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I can access the internet without problem at work via wi-fi, and I used to do that at home, but my internet provider changed my modem (which now has a native router) and things ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - “the system network services are not compatible with this version”

Fairly new to Ubuntu, know my way around, but novice user. Started my Laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 this morning, and no wireless or Eth. Look at Network Manager and this message: "the system network ...
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How to get NETGEAR - N150 Wireless USB Adapter WNA1100 working on UBUNTU

I do have NETGEAR - N150 Wireless USB Adapter WNA1100. How can i connect this to UBUNTO OS? Please help me to make it working
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Problem linking WLAN to Ethernet

So I've been trying to use a laptop who's wifi card doesn't work properly, by using a Lenovo V570 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 to bridge the two networks. I changed my ethernet network to "Shared to other ...
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Why does the WiFi disconnects when I plug my laptop?

If I connect my laptop to the power the WiFi stops for every other devices on the same network but still works on my laptop... I tried couple things like power management using iwconfig and some grub ...
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Internet on wireless doesn't work without charger

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days, I am facing a strange problem (some may even call me crazy after reading this). My laptop is Acer Aspire 5755 (specifications - just in case) ...
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How do I resume an interrupted video stream recording?

I'm trying to start a recording every evening, starting from 19:00 and stopping at 02:00. The webcam does export its stream as rtsp video stream and I am able to start the recording correctly with VLC ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network. (Acer Travelmate 4152NLCi)

Kinda new to Ubuntu :) I don't have any knowledge about programming or tech stuff so, please go easy on me :). I've decided to wipe my Windows XP os and decided to have ubuntu 12.10. It worked fine ...
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Cannot connect to home wireless internet

I have been using Linux Mint for the past few months and I decided to switch back to Ubuntu. After doing so I have run into a peculiar error. I had previously been able to connect to the Internet ...
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How do I get the Ralink wireless controller working on an HP Envy 7212nr?

The output of lshw -C network reads as follows: WARNING: you should run this program as super-user. *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: Ralink corp. ...
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Ubuntu wifi makes ipad wifi very slow

I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04. Since one week, the wifi of the ipad is very slow when the wifi of the ubuntu is active. If I use a Ethernet cable everything is ok. Both are working with DHCP Any ...
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Wireless intermittently failing on 12.04 and 12.10

I seem to have a failing wireless card that happens after a few hours. This card is new and works fine in a windows 7 pc (I installed it to make sure it works). My machine is as follows: sudo lshw ...
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How to inject or know if my wireless card is injectable

what ways or methods exist to know if a wireless card is injectable or can be injected (Packet injection). Answers should not include recommending me to use another OS that is not the official Ubuntu ...
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Wireless signal drops on Lenovo G series

This question was asked before, but it went unanswered so I thought I might give it a try and ask. I have a Lenovo G series laptop which came with Windows 7 64bit. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 recently ...
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Ubuntu 12.10/UNR wireless thinks network uses wrong security

I have a recently-upgraded UNR (12.04) running on my netbook, and I just built a computer with Ubuntu 12.10. UNR had no wireless problems until I upgraded, and now the only way I can connect is by ...
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Option to connect to WiFi disappeared after upgrading

I installed Lubuntu on to my Presario V5000 today off my old 12.04 disk. I installed all the updates then upgraded to 12.10 I was hooked up to an Ethernet cable to update it and before I saw firmware ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless network disconnects with Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.1O on my new Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL laptop. The problem is that it wireless internet keeps disconnecting, after a few minutes working, and I have to continuously ...
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How can i get my USB wifi to work after a reboot?

I have a desktop PC with Win 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 and default GRUB, also, i have a wifi USB adapter plugged which automatically connect to my personal wifi. My problem is this: when i boot into Win 7 ...
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Software to _easily_ create Hotspot

At this link there is a tricky and not always working solution to activate a wifi-hotspot using wifi. Does someone know any program (like Connectify for Windows) that does this? I understand this ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Module wl not found

I was trying to install the b43 drivers, but I couldn't because the module wl was not found. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I know this is not much information so ask me to enter any commands in the ...
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Not able to connect to my wireless router

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my laptop. I am not able to connect to my D-Link N150 Wireless Router which i was able to do when I had Windows XP. The Problem Everytime I log on to my Ubuntu, ...
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Why does network manager automatically choose WEP over WPA & WPA2?

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason my wireless connection is using WEP when it is set to use WPA/WPA2 Personal. Also I should mention that I used to be on 12.04 and was experiencing the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - How to use gdb to debug a kernel module?

I am trying to use gdb to view function calls of my wireless driver. My driver is ath5k. In my opinion, all things that I have to do is: using gdb to debug ath5k module. Is it right? Anybody can give ...
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Make a wifi repeater?

My house is wired for Ethernet but all the wires come to the basement which is where my dsl modem and my Netgear WNDR3700v3 wifi router is. I get practically no wifi signal upstairs but i have an Acer ...
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Wireless Access Point with login/landing page

I´m investigating how to setup a Wireless Access Point in a Linux (Ubuntu, in my case) PC where is mandatory to login/register using a backend module that I have developed. I know that exist some ...
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neither mobile broadband nor wireless connects on ubuntu whereas it does in windows 7 running parallely

i am using ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron n5010. I read almost all the posts available but couldn't get my internet connection established. I have an MTS Mblaze usb net connect. i added the device ...
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How do I use network manager (instead of command line tools) for wifi with Broadcom BCM4401 card when booting without network cable?

I installed 12.04 on to a non-PAE laptop using the network-based (ncurses interface) install disk. Once I had the unity desktop up-and-running, wireless was working fine "out of the box" with the ...
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Toshiba Satellite C855-S5343 - Wireless Randomly Drops

I'm having an issue that seems to be pretty common both on here, and the Ubuntu Forums. Sadly, I couldn't find any solutions that corresponded to my particular laptop model. The issue is simply: the ...
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Widi (Wireless Display) set up on Ubuntu 12.10

I recently purchased a Sony Vaio S Series Ultrabook that comes with Wireless Display. The steps to set this up on Windows 8 seem to be well documented but I haven't come across how to set this up on ...
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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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Driver / Module brcm80211 missing

I'm user of Xubuntu 12.04 on an AOD270 Netbook. It has a built-in chipset for the wifi connection Broadcom 4313 14a4:4727, which I'm trying to get to work in both normal and monitor mode. I got it ...
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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 ...