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

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Problems with Wireless since upgrade to 14.04

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L750, which has a Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter in it. When I was running 13.10 it all worked perfectly fine, but ever since I upgraded to 14.04 - ...
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Wireless Adapter Disconnects after Suspend on 14.04

After suspending and resuming my machine, my wireless networking fails to reconnect. Running nmcli nm shows the following: Before: RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI ...
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WiFi disconnect frequently on Ubuntu 14.04 (Ralink RT3290)

I have a problem with my WiFi Ralink RT3290. I followed all the instructions according to "Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04". Now that my WiFi works, but every hour it happens ...
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Command line failing with https

I'm a bit new when it comes to networking. As a disclaimer, I installed Chrubuntu. The OS was able to connect fine, but it had an unrelated error and required an install and upgrade from 13.10 to ...
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Extremely slow connection with BCM4318 wireless card and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting terrible internet speeds on my computer running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Broadcom BCM4318 wireless card. I have 20 mb/s internet and when I run a speed test, I'm not even getting 1 mb/s. I run ...
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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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time out connecting to wi fi network

My wifi connection works normally in most networks, but I have a problem connecting to a speficic network. I can connect to this network with other devices, using the same WPA password. Other people ...
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Please help me install wifi driver

I am having trouble understanding how to install Asus wifi driver. Here are the instructions. I have gotten the first 3 parts done correctly I believe. Part 4 confuses me. I open the ...
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Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 2012 macbook pro 13.3 (unibody)

Yesterday, I finally was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mid-2012 macbook pro 13.3in (NON-retina). I'm very new to this and I'm not sure how to get the wireless driver. I've already gone through a ...
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Wireless card not detected… sometimes

I am usiong Ubuntu 14.04 amd64. Today, I started having problems with my wireless card (manufactured by TP-Link, I don't remember the exact model). The system didn't detect it (it wasn't displayed ...
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Can't detect or enable the wifi in ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time to using ubuntu. I am unable to access the wifi, even if I enable it. I can access internet from the wired connection. This is my laptop detail: Output of nmcli nm: RUNNING ...
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Sharing internet connection with tablet over a proxy-server

I have a proxy-server at home and set up my ubuntu accordingly. All works fine. My setup is that you can only gain internet access over that proxy. Now I have setup a raspberry pi with an edimax ...
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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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kubuntu 14.04 - wireless connects but cannot ping or navigate

I just installed kubuntu 14.04. Wi-fi scans correctly the networks, connects correctly via WPA to the wifi network, but can't ping 8.8.8.8 or navigate. Any hints? Here follows a report: ########## ...
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WiFi connection problem on HP Pavilion dv8

I have an HP Pavilion dv8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace Windows XP Home Edition and did an update to 12.04.1. The connection to my Belkin router was fine during installation and did not ...
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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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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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WIFI suddenly stops connecting?

I'm dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10, and one day Ubuntu stopped being able to connect to wireless. It still sees the network, it just can't connect to it. I don't have a wired connection ...
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Constantly prompted to enter wifi password with a Broadcom BCM4323

Our last router worked just fine, I stayed connected to it wirelessly flawlessly (using Ubuntu 12.04 and Ndiswrapper). I installed our new router and now I can't connect to it at all. All 4 mobile ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 13.10 wifi problems

My dual boot W7 & Ubuntu 13.10 system with ASUS PCE-N15 wireless card (on channel 1) will connect to Verizon Mifi 2200 while in W7 but not in Ubuntu. Software requests password but after entering ...
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...
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please tell me correct way to use usb_modeswitch in ubuntu saucy

I have one mobile router "hw0-2e". (https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/data/hw02e/index.html )(japanese only) I want to use this by usb connection as my pc is desktop and no wifi. I know this one ...
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Ralink USB Wifi completely Locks up System

Using Ubuntu 12.04 After about 5 to 10 minutes of transferring files over rsync, my computer locks up completely. It happens everytime. The syslog repeats the error below dozens of times. kernel: ...
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Hostapd serves all webpages to Windows 7 client, not so XP or Android

I have installed hostapd and dnsmasq in a laptop running Linux Mint 15, as a wireless relay: Incoming from remote wifi router is through wlan0, pcmcia wifi card serving client machines is wlan1. This ...
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Hostapd is very slow (at 5Mbps)

I've set up hostapd wifi hotspot but it is working on very low speed. What may be possible cause for this? Windows client shows it is 802.11n but link speed is 5Mbps (and real speed is less than ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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Wifi Drops out after short duration. can not find answer already here. Ubuntu 13.10 on HP Compaq CQ58

do you know the firmware i have to install or something for this new model laptop? carlos@Carlos-Compaq-CQ58:~$ sudo lspci -nnk | grep net -A2 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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Edmiax Mini Wifi Dongle (RTL8188CUS) not working

unforunatley my Edimax EW-7811Un WIfi Dongle with an integrated Realtek RTL8188CUS chip is not working under my ubuntu 12.04. After having it connected the first time it worked right away and I was ...
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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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Logitech G930 under Ubuntu (Crackling noises)

I own the wireless headphone Logitech G930 and i have been using it under Windows without any problems. Unfortunately under Ubuntu (12.04 as well as 13.04) it has really poor audio quality: Crackling ...
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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 ...