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

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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 stop working suddenly and I try to reinstall driver. I think that I was install wrong one and after reboot I stuck on Ubuntu logon screen. When try to login Ubuntu blinks with black screen ...
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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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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 macmini

I just installed 14.04 on a Mac Mini, and the wireless drivers are not working. I went into "additional drivers" and choose the broadcom proprietary drivers (like I did in 12.04) but they're not ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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Start wicd before waiting for network configuration

I have a small, usually headless media server at home, and I'm attempting to change its primary network interface from wired ethernet to WiFi. To that end, I installed wicd, which seems to be great ...
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I can't turn on my wireless?

My wifi is off and when I go to the network symbol it says network enabled but it doesn't say anything about wireless. I have this dell ispiron mini that doesn't have a physical wifi switch I have ...
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Ubuntu and WiFi Speakers

I recently bought a set of panasonic Wi-Fi speakers, I switch them on and Ubuntu 13.10 sound I can see the panasonic speakers. I am using a Lenovo U410 ideapad. What is odd is that as soon as I switch ...
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Netgear wnda3100v2 taking forever to establish wi-fi connection

I got my Netgear N600 WNDA3100v2 set up as described here: Unable to get wireless netgear WNDA3100v2 to work However, I've been having problems establishing the wi-fi connection. Basically it takes ...
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wireless to wireless bridge using hostapd on ubuntu 12.04

I have a research detecting unauthorized AP, I make topology : TP link as legitimate AP ------ Rogue Access Point ------- user From the topology above i need to make legimate AP--RAP--user in one ...
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wifi not connecting to HP Pavilion g6 2125tu

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 along side with separate drive. the problem is ubuntu cant find the wifi network but the windows connect with strong signal. when i get close to the wifi router then ...
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Internet stops working after some time

After I log in to Ubuntu, internet works fine for some time (for around 45 mins or so) but then it suddenly stops working. I'm on 14.04 now and I've faced similar problem in 13.10. I'm connected ...
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Turned off wifi in Windows, formated drive, can't turn on in Ubuntu

So...I may have made a huge mistake. I can't get my wifi working on my work Lonovo T410 after formatting the drive with windows 7 on it. I think the wifi may have been shut off when I obliterated ...
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network controller disappeared on HP Compaq 6715s with ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am an absolute beginner with ubuntu and have no knowledge of how computers work (like Jen from IT-Crowd if you want). Until today I ran Windows XP alongside with Ubuntu 12.04 and everything worked ...
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Make right+left click emulate middle click on wireless mouse

Anybody have or know of a sweet little workaround script I can set to running at startup that would allow my dilapidated mouse to keep providing me with middleclick functionality even though the ...
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Need help very desperate to getting Wi-Fi

Hello there I'm new to Ubuntu and I am having Wi-Fi issues the problem I have encountered are that my wpa2 key is 64 and the wpa.conf only allows a maximum of 63 is there a equal to change it also I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 LTS WiFi disabled

aliandena@aliandena-HP-510-Notebook-PC-RU962AA-ABU:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes aliandena@aliandena-HP-510-Notebook-PC-RU962AA-ABU:~$ iwconfig lo ...
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System won't recognize any wifi networks

I have recently built a new computer, and first ran it with ubuntu. After installation I go to setup my wifi so I can download drivers and games but my wifi will not ever connect even after I put in ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 13.10, now wireless won't work and freezes my laptop

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite with dual boot (Ubuntu and Windows 7). I just updated from 12.04 to 13.10, and everything seemed to be working fine. Wireless did connect right after the first reboot, ...
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Strange e1550 dongle behavior, initialized only if loaded in Windows previously

I'm a new user of Ubuntu, and connect to internet via Huawei e1550 dongle (USB modem). I also have a Windows OS like a second one (dual boot) on my laptop. So yesterday I login to Windows, do some ...
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Can't configure hotspot in Ubuntu 13.10

Yesterday I created a hotspot using these commands on my laptop: Hotspot on Kubuntu (Ubuntu 13.10) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Slow Wlan on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu about 5 weeks ago and I really like it =). But I'm suffering from an extremely slow Wlan connection. It's the same problem in different Networks, and I don't have the same problems ...
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Realtek Wifi attempts connections but never succeeds

I just did a reinstall of Ubuntu 12.04 because I messed up trying to fix graphics card issues. Now, whenever I try to connect to my wifi, it tries to connect for several minutes and then asks me for ...
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cant install my tatadocomo photon max on ubuntu 13.10?

hello everyone im using my laptop with 2 os . one is windows 8 and other is ubuntu 13.10 saucy. i have a wifi in my house but when i go outside i use my tata docomo photon max datacard in windows .i ...
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HP Probook 4520s mobile broadband

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 but it doesn't see the mobile broadband on my HP Probook 4520s. I don't know linux very well and have no idea what to do. The internal modem is Qualcomm Atheros AR9285. ...
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Another 13.10 Wireless Issue

I'm aware there are quite a few threads out there discussing wireless connectivity issues, and I can assure you I've read them. But I'm still having problems after following through all of those. My ...
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Internet and perhaps even wireless connection gets disconnected intermittently

I am new to Ubuntu. I bought a Dell 3537 - preloaded with ubunbtu. After, upgrading to the latest updates, my wifi stopped working. I found https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/ker...able/v3.9-rc4/ and ...
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How can I change the behaviour of lubuntu when wifi connection is lost?

Does anyone know how I can change what lubuntu (12.04) does when it loses the wifi signal? Right now it tries to reconnect - but after a few unseccessful tries it stops trying and asks for the admin ...
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There is a problem about ipv6 on Ubuntu13.10 wireless

I’m a novice of Ubuntu. There is a problem about ipv6 on Ubuntu. My wireless supports ipv6, at the first time, I can’t connect to the ipv6 either win7 or Ubuntu 13.10.! When I use Norton to trust this ...
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Total novice: How do I install this driver after these instructions?

As my first question, and as a totally new user of Lubuntu, I really need to know how to install the wifi driver on my emachines em250 netbook. I installed Lubuntu on it, and everything works fine ...
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Ubuntu 13.1 wifi authentication didn't do anything

Just install Ubuntu 13.10 on my second PC to try a Linux OS. I'm working as developer on windows based platforms but I'm completely fresh in Linux/Ubuntu. When I try to connect to WiFi (WiFi adapter ...
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How do I enable my Netgear WNDA3100v2 N600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter

I can connect to the internet using a cable from the modem to the computer, but am unable to connect via the wireless USB adapter. I have an old computer (even has a floppy) and runs Windows XP. My ...
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Realtek RTL8723AE monitor mode

I have been trying for hours to set my wireless card into monitor mode. It's a Realtek RTL8723AE. The card works fine; I'm using it now to post this message. I just can't get it to monitor mode. What ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NO network devices available

I've just installed 12.04 in a dual boot with Windows 8 via a USB. The important point is that my laptop doesn't have an Ethernet. When I booted to the USB, wireless networking worked. Now that I've ...
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Black screen before log in screen in a new installed Ubuntu 12.04

i very confused with this output in my screen, specifically when I am really to login into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My computer is a Toshiba Satellite A665-S5117 with double partition with Windows 7. That ...
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A6200 WIFI USB adapter for Ubuntu12.04

I recently bought a new wireless card for a computer I built but forgot to make sure there was any kind of Linux support. I was wondering if anyone could help me set up the drivers for the system?
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Ubuntu Wireless Issue - Broadcom 14e4:4319 / 14e4:4320 - broke then fixed then broke

Dear Ubuntu Community, I was having as issue with my broadcom wireless card, model: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce 54g] 802.11a/b/g PCI Express Transceiver [14e4:4319] (rev 02) Broadcom ...
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12.04 INFO message on black screen during boot, wifi works fine

During boot the purple screen vanishes, replaced by a black screen with one line of text [] INFO@wl_cfg80211_attach Registered CFG80211 phy for a few seconds then returns to normal. Boot works ...
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Lenovo wireless issue

When I turn on my Lenovo G550, the wireless card's led is not flashing and I cannot scan for wireless networks. When I go to the Additional Drivers to install the missing driver I indeed find my ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not finding secured wireless network

I am having a network issue with my new install of 13.10. When I am on my home network, I can find and connect to the internet with no problem. However, in the university I cannot find the network at ...
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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Wireless networks fail to connect after install/update of 12.04

This is not a repeat question. None of the previously answered questions answer this one. A usb stick was used to run a live cd of Ubuntu 12.04. Wireless internet worked. The same session was used to ...
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Multiple wifi-adapters connection in Ubuntu

I have multiple wifi adapters and I use them to connect to multiple networks from one computer (e.g. connected to LAN and internet at the same time, etc.). On windows and MAC I can do this with no ...
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Trying to share internet on non-AdHoc WiFi, not working

The usual situation: Android phones don't like ad-hoc networks, so I'm trying to make Ubuntu act as hotspot with a non-ad-hoc network instead. I'm on a fresh install of whatever version of Ubuntu the ...
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Wireless driver (Relink RT3290) not working

I'm having HP ProBook 450 and Ubuntu 13.10 with 3.11 kernel. Laptop was new, it came with SuSe Enterprise edition but as it was not possible to be translated to my local language I installed Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu wireless only connects to some networks

I have dual-booted my windows 8 machine with Ubuntu. No matter which version of Ubuntu I had installed, I was able to connect to my home network on both windows and Ubuntu, but when I got to school ...
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Possible problems using wifi dongle + wired connetion together?

Because my internet provider modem isnt allowing network sharing for media servers and 300+mb/s (for wired connection) wireless routers are quite expensive. I added usb dongle to my PC. So now I have ...