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

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Randomly losing connection but still in LAN

At work I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Throughout the day I randomly lose connection to the internet, but I am still in the WLAN. Like, when I try to connect to google it will timeout and not ...
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disable keyboard battery notifications in 13.10

I've updated to 13.10, and I'm getting notifications every hour or so that my wireless keyboard battery is low ... while it's sort of clever that Ubuntu can do this now and wants to show it off, a ...
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What is hogging my connection?

At times it seems like dozens, if not hundreds of root-owned HTTP connections spring up. This is not much of a problem on LAN or WLAN as each of them seems to transfer very little, but if I use GPRS ...
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Ubuntu dosn't connect to WPA Personal, but does WPA Enterprise

I've used Linux a bit, but I'm still a bit new. I've always had this problem, I'm running Xubuntu, but the last distro that I had was also xfce and had this problem too. Basically, I can connect to ...
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Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 lag Ubuntu 12.04

I have had Ubuntu 12.04 for about a month, and also since then I'm having issues with my mouse (Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000). After about 30 min -1 hour the cursor starts to lag which is very ...
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WiFi switch not working on HP pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the wifi switch doesn't work. pressing it doesn't do anything at all. any help regarding this? this is what I get from rfkill list ...
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Kernel fails to build Broadcomm dkms modules, how to fix it?

My computer is not recognising the wireless network. When I try to activate my drivers I get errors. I tried to solve by: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install ...
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Problem with bluetooth turning on in 12.04(Kernel 3.2.0-34 generic) on Dell insprion 1520

I've Dell inspiron 1520 Laptop and have installed 12.04 Ubuntu in it, I'm trying to turn on the bluetooth device on the system, In the notification bar it shows, bluetooth is turned on and under ...
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Cannot ping to my router even though wifi is working

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have been unable to ping to my default local gateway, much less connect to the internet since my installation. Below is my output to ifconfig: Output of ...
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Network Disabled Unbuntu 13.04

I recently installed the lastest version. Unable to get network connectivity using wifi. When I click on it, is says Network Disabled. I did a cd /etc and tried init.d/networking start and got: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: No WiFi After Update on Dell XPS L502x w/ Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

It had been months since I had booted my Ubuntu partition so I fired it up yesterday evening and immediately ran a "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade". The update apparently finished ...
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ubuntu 12.04 and higher can't connect to Lumia 800 wifi tethering

this is my first post so don't hate please because I googled for hours about the anser to my question, but can not find. I have a Nokia Lumia 800 phone with Windows Phone 7.8 OS I installed Ubuntu ...
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Wifi dead slow with WPA2 enterprise 12.04

I am using Wifi with WPA2 enterprise protocol. Wifi is dead slow and sometimes I get 'Connection Lost' error. My university has no support for Linux and advised me to write my own wifi driver. Any ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Wifi Keeps on Cutting off

Ubuntu keeps on cutting off and whenever it does it asks for the password and it doesn't accept it. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvA Wireless LAN ...
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Wireless networking on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

My machine is dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. A new laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 made me reconfigure my modem. Now I have internet connectivity on Windows and the laptop, but not on Ubuntu. After ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps disconnecting from my router

My system keeps disconnecting from the network and then I have to turn wireless of and back on to make it connect again, this happesns quite often altough not at a regular interval. I am using Ralink ...
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Is there any nice tool to read .cap files and reassemble packets ?

I have some difficulty to run xplico. Is there any other similar tool to read and reasseble packets ? (because wireshark gives some non-really-readable appearance for these files)
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Easiest way to get Surface Pro built-in WiFi working?

Is there a .deb that I can download from another computer and transfer over USB to get Surface Pro WiFi working? I'd rather not tinker with modprobe, and I don't have a USB Internet adapter.
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Ubuntu unable to detect 'Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless'

I'm trying the 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my new laptop to see if I'd like to get rid of Windows 8. The problem is that it's not detecting my wireless. It works in Windows 8, but won't work in Ubuntu.. I ...
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Wifi slows to crawl Intel Centrino wireless -N 1000

I've been experiencing sever bandwidth issues with my laptop and was hoping someone could help me resolve them. Speedtest.net typically reports my dl rate is ~ 18 Mb, upload ~ 2.5 Mb and ping ~ 20ms, ...
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can't detect my wifi network ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 32bit on my iMac (21 inch). I can see some networks, both wep and wpa, but not mine and some others. mine is on channel 13, I think is that the problem. I've tried ...
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Getting Linksys N600 to work with ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit)

I decided to switch my old computer from windows to Ubuntu for my son to use and I can't get the Linksys N600 wireless adapter to work. If I type lsusb I get the following indicating that its able to ...
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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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wifi not working on dell laptop in ubuntu

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine, but I am not able to use wi-fi in ubuntu. Actually there is a toggle button to turn on the wifi and when the wifi is ON an LED will glow. But all the ...
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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 ...