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

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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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Getting disconnections on wifi

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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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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Tp-Link wn723-n Wi-Fi

I have a problem with usb modem wn723-n. It works only if I plug in it again, otherwise it shows that I'm disconnected. Is it something connected to power of usb-port, but how then my mouse can work?) ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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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 ...
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No wireless connection on new install

Okay guys. I know that these problems can get super specific and I've looked around at questions with similar problems and I'm just not finding it. I am brand spanking new to Linux. Keep that in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless constantly prompts for password with Intel 7260 and backports 3.11

When I first got my laptop I had the same problem as described in No wireless for Intel Corporation 7260 version 63. I followed the instructions and everything worked perfectly for several months. A ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 jumping between wifi access points

At a large college campus I've had spotty wifi access over the last two years. The output of dmesg -T contains numerous entries that look like this: wlan0: deauthenticating from MA:CA:DD:RE:SS by ...
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Lubuntu wi-fi driver installation with no wired connection

I'm going to install Lubuntu on my parent's old PC (AMD 2200+ 1.8GHz, 1GB RAM, GeForce FX 5200) because new Linux Mint doesn't work with this GPU :( I tried the LiveCD and it does not look as good as ...
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Problem with wifi : Connection lost on closing laptop's lid

I am having a weird problem with my laptop wifi, it does not have any problems when I'm working on it also if I leave the laptop lid open it does not have any problems or when the screen turns off ...
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Why are wireless networks that work for other people super slow on my Lenovo Yoga?

I am helping a friend troubleshoot her new Lenovo Yoga 2, running a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. She's getting kicked off of wireless networks a lot, and her connection is super slow. I'm running ...
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Suddenly stopped showing my wifi in ubuntu 14.04 in the list in Dell Inspiron 5420?

Suddenly stopped showing my wifi in ubuntu 14.04 in the list in Dell Inspiron 5420,googled a lot,could not go through a working solution.Any Ubuntu user faced the same,please help me? ...
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Make second keyboard always use specified layout

This really should be a comment on a reply to the question How to permanently assign a different keyboard layout to a USB keyboard? Since commenting isn't possible, here is the new question, I hope ...
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Yoga Pro 2 Wi-Fi not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Yoga Pro 2 and the wireless is not working. It started with Windows 8 on it. The Network Manager says Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch. I tried putting a ...
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Wifi switch takes wlan0 down, but doesn't bring it back up. Found a possible cause and solution just need to know how to apply it

I've got an old acre extensa laptop with a wifi button which takes the wifi down ok. When pressing it again to enable it I get the following log: Jun 12 12:11:58 digit-laptop wpa_supplicant[14223]: ...
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14.04 LTS will not connet to wireless networks

After installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my Elitebook 8540w will not connect to wireless networks. It detects them and asks me for my password, but does not connect and asks for the password again after ...
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trouble connecting to WIFI Network with Ubuntu 14.04

Good morning, I work for a school board in Montreal and we are introducing Ubuntu and it's derivatives as a solution to give our older technology new life. We have mostly used ubuntu and Edubuntu ...
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WLAN shows Wifi, but not my personal router SSID

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. 04 on my notebook and had many troubles with it. Installed Ubuntu 14. 04 configured everything how I like it (minimal changes) and then enabled in additional drivers ...
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14.04 - Wireless Bad Connectivity, Slow Speeds

I've tried everything from this article, nothing helped. It's very slow while downloading, and randomly spikes up every once in a while. Something interesting I did find is after trying sudo rmmod ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 for better WIFI connection - Any problems to be expected?

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 on my ACER Aspire One D270 I have problems with WIFI-connectivity. I was planning now to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 hoping to solve this problem. On reading the ...
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Restrict ap-hotspot to connect to a fixed number of devices or only to known devices

I use ap-hotspot (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html) to share LAN connection on my Ubuntu PC to my Android mobile. I want to know if I can restrict the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Centrino Wireless-N 130 (rev 34) dropping connection

I have just started using Ubuntu for the first time. My wifi connection keeps dropping (it never did in Windows). I have read various threads, but people say it's wireless card specific and I haven't ...
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Weird internet connection issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an old Gateway PC with Windows 7 installed alongside the original (XP, I think?). A while ago my friend walked me through and helped me install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the others because my Win7 ...