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

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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop , the model of my wireless chip is broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY . I ...
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No Wifi connection with Acer Aspire 5741G

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Acer Aspire 5741G (8GB RAM, Window 7). After installing Ubuntu, I could not connect to Wifi. Although I dragged down the Wifi option, enabled the connection, but I ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch on Dell Inspiron 1750

I have a problem where Ubuntu (12.04) says there is a wireless network card, but it is disabled by a hardware switch. How do I turn it on? I checked the BIOS, and the wireless card is enabled there. ...
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Wifi and Ethernet connectivity problems after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded recently to ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10, and since then I haven't been able to connect to Internet, neither using wifi, nor using ethernet. I've been reading many posts, but not finding a ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG stopped working

my wlan works right after i installed ubuntu 11.04, after several hours it just stop detecting my wlan. my wlan is an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan} Network Connection (rev 02). i downloaded ...
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 3rd gen 20 BS - trackpoint, clickpad and wifi

I have got a brand new Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with IPS Display which is really a great laptop. But when installing ubuntu there are some problems I have already solved and some I have not. I put this ...
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Wifi drops and won't reconnect until reboot (14.04 with RTL8723BE) [closed]

I have a new Sager NP2650 laptop with a fresh Ubuntu 14.04LTS install. It has a Realtek RTL8723BE wireless adapter in it. Initially after installation I had no wireless, but I was able to get it ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wireless constantly disconnects

i installed ubuntu 14.04 and not my wifi occasionally disconnect and i have to turn it off then back on to get wifeless again Centrino Wireless-N 1030 this is what i am using
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Installing the driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I have problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged my wifi adapter but it did not work so I guess I need to install the driver manually but I don't know how to do it. I currently ...
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Network Issues since Trusty

Since upgrading (fresh install) to Trusty (Kubuntu - EDIT and now Ubuntu vanilla, I switched back to further troubleshoot this) I have noticed network issues. Exactly every two minutes my network ...
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Wireless shows up as disabled, how can I get it working?

$ sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm ...
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My Wifi drops the connection after a few minutes realtek8723be

After install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ... everything works fine withouth doing update ... after few minutes my wifi drops wireless conn .. I must to reboot for using it again. My Network controller: ...
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How can I fix my WPA-EAP certificate problem?

I'm trying to connect my school's WiFi which has WPA-EAP. Everything else can connect to it except my ubuntu machine. I can connect on my HTC ONE X Android, OS X, Windows XP & 7, and iOS devices. ...
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How do I connect to multiple wifi networks?

How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time with only 1 WiFi-adapter? I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu-PC simultaneously: The first with internet ...
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How to resolve wireless disconnect problem in Atheros ath9k

I have a non stopped problem in my Acer Aspire 5733 model using Atheros ath9k driver. WiFi is working when router is in nearby location, there is nothing updates by Acer for Linux. I also using rfkill ...
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Wireless connection is lost periodically and without apparent reason and is quickly reestablished on a BCM4312

My wireless connection has lost stability after I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04. It used to remain connected for as long as there was signal, but now I get periodic disconnects which ...
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How do I install an ASUS USB-AC56 WiFi adapter?

I'm trying to get this ASUS USB-AC56 adapter installed on Ubuntu 12.04, but when I try to extract the Linux file from the cd, it says I don't have the right permissions to extract. I tried downloading ...
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Internet slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP i7 Laptop. It is dual-boot setup along with Windows 8. Ubuntu ----installed on--> SSD 32Gb Windows 8 ----installed on--> HDD Problem: Internet works much ...
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problems with Realtek RTL8188ee on 14.04

I am having a wireless issue with my mothers laptop, just installed Ubuntu 14.04 because I'm tired of removing malware from her laptop and now the wireless card wont work. this is the first time I've ...
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Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode: Intel centrino N1000 Wireless

I am a new Ubuntu user and have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook with an Intel Centrino N1000 Wireless Card. All I want is to set my netbook as wifi hotspot for my android ...
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Wireless connection slow/inconsistent after fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188EE)

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 using the dev builds for a over a month with no issue. Then I upgraded on the official release date and issue started. I got frustrated and did a fresh install and ...
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Slow wireless with an Intel 4965

I just installed 12.04LTS and the wifi became extremely slow. When I booted back to windows the wifi became normal again. This happened the first time when I upgraded 10.10 to 11.04, so I stopped ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter [duplicate]

I just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 3, 14". It comes with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter. I have not been successful getting this wifi to work. I have tried some suggestions for Yogas ...
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How to disable/enable automatically connecting to WiFi?

Whenever I restart my WiFi router, Ubuntu tries to connect to my neighbours' WiFi networks. There's over 30 wireless networks in the area. Ubuntu prompts me for the password to all of those. This is ...
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Install restricted drivers in command line

I'm aware there's already been a question and answer regarding Nvidia drivers, but my case is a little different. My wireless adapter's driver is proprietary, and for a minimal install, I need a ...
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How do I remove obsolete Network entries from Network Connection Applet

I see that I can delete networks that my machine "remembers" from nm-applet by clicking on the wireless icon in the panel and selecting "edit connections" -> "wireless". However, sometimes I click on ...
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Atheros AR9485 wifi disconnects randomly

I recently bought a new computer that has an Atheros AR9485 wireless NIC. So far it has been working ok except this one issue: Randomly (as far as I can tell) it will completely lose the internet ...
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bad wifi connection with Lenovo X240 under Ubuntu 14.04 — intel wireless 7260

On my Lenovo X240 I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything, including the LAN connection, works very smoothly except from the WiFi. The computer connects to a WiFi hotspot but after a few bytes ...
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AR9285 Wifi on Lenovo z570 not enabled

Help please. Installed ubuntu 11.10 32bit on lenovo ideapad z570. When choosing Network Manager > Enable Wireless nothing happens. WiFi not enabling Tried the response of Wireless problems with ...
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how to enable drivers for BCM43142

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 17R 5720. My OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I was using WiFi before but one day it stopped working. Outputs of some commands: enedil@enedil-Dell:~$ lspci -k | grep -A2 Broadcom ...
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how to connect android phone with ubuntu 12.04 laptop for accessing laptop's internet connection over wifi

i have an android ics phone and i want to use my wired internet connection on my laptop through wifi. it can be done easily on windows 7 using softwares like virtual router or connectify. is there ...
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Installing Realtek 8188 wireless driver fails

When I try and install the RTL8188CUS drivers downloaded from Realtek (using their install.sh shell script) I installed the drivers in 11.04 using individual commands to make, etc., and that worked ...
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atheros wireless ar9285 driver

I have been having problems with wireless on Ubuntu 10 and above, Mint 11 and above. The problem is in the driver for the wireless... I can see that there is no driver installed and yet it works but ...
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Wifi connect problem

This is a problem in 13.04 and it's a problem with the wifi. Ubuntu will never connect to the network. All of my other devices work fine. The computer detects the network and pops up the wifi ...
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Unstable Wifi Connection Ubuntu 14.04

I've read other questions in askUbuntu, but couldn't solve the problem as I'm new to Linux. The problem is that the Wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 is unstable. It does connect to wifi for a while, ...
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BCM4311 Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my old Compaq/Hp Preario V3000 to replace Windows XP. Every thing works fine except I'm getting no wireless network options in the network drop down menu. I'm using a cable ...
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How do I get a TP-Link TN-WN727N usb wireless stick working?

Just bought a new TP-LINK tl-wn727n usb thumb drive. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. When I plug the stick in, nothing happens. This may be normal for Linux veterans but as a new Linux user coming ...
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How do I get a TP Link TL WN722N wireless card working?

I recently built a barebones machine (shuttle SH67H3), installed Oneiric (64-bit) and everything was great (no wireless card but wired connection was fine). Now our router has changed locations and ...
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Low wifi signal in 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, so I'm trying to get used to it. I'm really close to my router, but my wifi signal gets too low. Sometimes I'm in Facebook or Youtube and the signal is high, almost ...
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wifi keeps on and off all all the time

I have a Acer travilmate. After installing Ubuntu and connecting to a wireless network, my Wifi keeps turning on and off all the time, I hardly could do anything This is really annoying because it ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM43225 wireless card working?

I updated my 12.04 today and it broke my wireless connection on Acer Aspire 5942G. isa@ubuntu: iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. isa@ubuntu: lspci|grep ...
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Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Card Doesn't Work After Updating

Today I bought my first laptop with Ubuntu installed. Everything was working until i decided to make the Update. I used the update manager, installed all the update, but then my wireless stop ...
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Wireless Driver for HCL ME (Realtek rtl8191sevb)?

I recently bought HCL ME with Windows. I formatted and installed Ubuntu netbook version. I am getting wifi is not connection it looks disabled in network place. My network controller is Realtek ...
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Installation of drivers for Canon MG5300 series fails…

I have a new MG5320 printer, and several ubuntu computers on my local network. I am trying to install drivers to get them to work. The ppa:michael-gruz/canon does not (yet) have drivers for the ...
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WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm newbie in Linux and Ubuntu, but would like to improve my skills :) I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop ...
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Wifi connected but no data transfer: “ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available”

I have a Desktop which runs on Windows XP and a laptop which runs in Ubuntu 12.04. Recently I have set up a wireless router in order to be able to access internet on my laptop through wifi. The ...
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Dell 3721 Wifi problem Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell 3721 which comes original with windows 8. I managed it to install ubuntu 12.10 on this laptop, even there was no out of the box drivers. With 12.10 I was forces to install this .deb ...
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Wireless with WEP extremely slow on an Acer Timeline 4810T with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000

I've upgraded an Acer Timeline 4810T to Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine except for the darn wireless interface (network manager). I just tested the wireless interface over a non-encrypted signal ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for “Chip ID”: BCM4360, “PCI-ID”: 14e4:43a0 (rev 03) on Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to follow instructions provided in this question AFAIU bcmwl-kernel-source is a proper driver for me. But after installation nothing changed. By "nothing changed" I mean iwconfig shows ...