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

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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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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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Network Manager unexpectedly disconnecting from wireless

lspci: Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> NetworkManager state is now CONNECTED_GLOBAL Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> Policy set 'ECURB' (wlan0) as ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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Why won't Lubuntu connect to my wifi?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.4.01 on my netbook. I input my wifi details in Network Connections, and I'm pretty sure I have everything right. But it doesn't even seem to try to connect! sudo iwlist eth0 ...
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Can't connect to Internet (Ethernet or WiFi) after 14.04 upgrade on ideaPad U530

I am currently unable to connect to the Internet on my newly upgraded Ubuntu 14.04. Network Manager is able to identify wireless networks, and it can detect when I'm plugged into an Ethernet ...
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Wireless hotspot problem

My Ubuntu laptop connects the Internet though data card. When i try to use it in my mobile by turning on wireless hotspot in laptop i couldn't find any networks in my search result in the phone. I had ...
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why does mon0 give Error : No Such Device?

it does not work. Then I Use this code. sudo apt-get install subversion libnl-dev cd /opt/ sudo svn co http://svn.aircrack-ng.org/trunk/ aircrack-ng cd aircrack-ng sudo make sudo make install ...
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Wi-Fi automatically gets disconnected

Laptop : Lenovo ThinkPad x120e Router : Netgear N-150 wireless router WGR614v10 OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64 bit Problem is, sometimes my netgear wi-fi connection automatically gets disconnected, more ...
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How to create a static wifi with hostapd UBUNTU 14.04?

I am trying to connect my android phone with wifi ubuntu. Things I have tried: 1) ap-hotspot -> , phone stuck in obtaining ip address, then avoided due to poor internet 2) manually configured ...
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Installing asus_nb_wmi

I'm currently using Ubuntu on my Asus eee-pc with dual-boot (windows7 starter). Since the last update to Ubuntu 14.04, I can't activate w-lan. Neither on Windows nor Linux. But I'm guessing that the ...
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Seamless user mobility with wifi and ubuntu

I am trying to do an experiment using two ubuntu server machines. They are running ubuntu 12.04 and wifi adapters are connected. I made them wifi hotspots using hostapd. Now I have two access points ...
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Can't download anything on ubuntu 14.04

For months now I'm not able to download anything properly. Doesn't matter which browser I'm using. Even Ubuntu updates. Everything starts fine, but within 2 or 3 minutes the download speed drops to ...
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pppoe connection with WIFI linux

as its obviously in my title its a common problem and maybe you give me duplicated ! But i read all the questions and other references , i found 2 thing using pppoeconf command and do other steps , ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disconnect from Wifi when another device connect

Novice Ubuntu user here. I have a very strange problem. I have a wireless connection at home. At one time there could be 3 machines that are connected using wireless (Windows 7 laptop, Window XP ...
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F12 for wifi not working on HP M6-1045DX

I've searched for hours and tried multiple suggestions to no avail, except for editing iwlwifi.conf and adding the "extra options", I'm not sure doing that part applies to my setup or not. OK, here's ...
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Wireless authentication asked when using nmcli to restart wifi on a connection shared to all users

I am building a little kiosk computer that connects to Wifi. I have 2 users, one (admin) with Admin rights and one (kiosk) without anything. On the one with admin rights, I create a new wifi ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not show network manager icon

My wireless information is here at http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8379981/ . I have tried stopping the Network Manager and deleting the .state file associated with it, then restarting the process. No ...
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Wifi not resuming after suspend

Wifi worked fine on my dell inspiron e1505 with broadcom 4311 wifi. Since upgrading to 14.04, wifi does not work after resuming from (close-the-lid) suspend. If I then manually put it in suspend ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Ralink RT5372 slow and unstable speed

I have the usb dongle: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 148f:5372 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5372 Wireless Adapter Ubuntu is using the default RT2800 default driver. The speed of my RT5372 goes "up and down". ...
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Internet Access Blocked on unsecure wifi

I am using a pc that was natively a windows vista pc. I switched to ubuntu less than a month ago so I am still getting used to the extreme differences b/w linux+windows. My computer works fine at my ...
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No gateway ping in ubuntu and fedora, but ok on windows

I am facing a confusing problem. while using my home Wifi on ubuntu 14.04 amd64, my internet connection suddenly gives no response but in notification area it is shown as connected. I switched my ...
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WIFI working but Wired Connection not working: Ubuntu 14.04

I have successful connection through WIFI in both Ubuntu and Windows. (I have dual boot:Ubuntu 14.04 installed & upgraded to 14.04.1 and Windows 8.1) But I have problem in wired connection in ...