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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How do I troubleshoot problems with my wireless connection?

Let's say I have a problem with my wireless connection. What commands should I run to share their output with a tech-savvy friend or an online support community? For example: How can I tell if my ...
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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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Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds

My Realtek RTL8187 USB wifi card is having trouble keeping a connection for more than a few seconds, while on the same machine under Windows 7 it has no problem. When I make the connection, I have a ...
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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 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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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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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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Intel wireless 8260 - unclaimed network

I have a thinkpad yoga 14, and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Wireless isn't working. sudo lshw -c network has (for the relevant device): zck@my-computer:~/Downloads$ sudo lshw -c network ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04 Ralink rt5390 won't work after upgrade,

I Have an HP 2000 Notebook dualboot with Win7 and Ubuntu 13.04. After I upgraded from 12.10, the wireless network detects wifi but when I try connecting It wont do anything. I try doing stuff from ...
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Dell inspiron 1545 wired and wireless do not work

When I realized my wireless wasn't working with ubuntu, I plugged my laptop in to try and figure out the problem online - only to find it doesn't work that way, either. The problem isn't my internet/ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dell 6400 no network

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04. My network is not working: no wireless, no cable network. There are some posts on forums about it, however I was not able to fix it. It is possible to turn off ...
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rtl8188ee make errors on 13.04 (L75D-A7280)

I'm trying to setup my wifi on a fresh 13.04 install on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280. I'm still a linux noob, so I may have gone down the rabbit hole, but I've made it this far: ...
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Network service discovery disabled: What does this mean for me?

Every time at boot I get a message “Network service discovery disabled. Your current network has a .local domain, which is not recommended and incompatible with the Avahi network service discovery. ...
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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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Intel Corporation Wireless-N 7260 card dies randomly

On Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, after some up-time my wireless card stops working. Sometimes it helps to stop WiFi in the nm-applett (at the top right corner) and restart it to get a new connection to my WiFi, ...
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2 internet connections on a single PC

If I have a wireless and a usb internet connection on my Ubuntu 12.04 as in: At the moment, Ubuntu seems to only make use of the Wired connection which is the usb connection. Is it possible to get ...
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Connecting to wireless networks from command line

I need to write a shell script which connects to one of the two available wi-fi connections. One is a un secure connection and the other is secure connection. My question has 2 parts- How to connect ...
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Extremely slow connection with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card

Recently upgraded into 14.04 from 12.04 using ubuntu update manager. After the system restart, the browser is not showing the web pages(although the wireless network is present/connected and running). ...
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Wireless driver - how to load manufacturer's STA file (Ralink 3290)

Caution: I'm a newb. Hardware: Giada i35G, cedar trail atom with Nvidia gf119, railtek ethernet and Ralink 3290 for wireless. Already accomplished: Installed Ubuntu 12.10, loaded GPU drivers and ...
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How can I make NetworkManager ignore my wireless card?

I do not want NetworkManager to list or manipulate my wireless card. Can I hide its interface from NetworkManager somehow? I have tried adding this in /etc/network/interfaces, iface wlan0 inet ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro (dual boot with Windows 8.1). Everything seems to work fine except wifi. I tried to follow some of the suggestions on the forum for similar issues ...
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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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RealTek Wireless adapter issues. (RTL8192ce and RTL8192cu)

I have been having significant issues with the usability/reliability of my wireless cards. I have tried several fixes over the past few days. I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I go from 1/10 of the ...
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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 to change the refresh rate at which the network manager updates the wireless access points

Sometimes it takes too long for the network manager to update to see new wireless AP. Is it possible to change the time interval between checks?
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Why can't I set monitor mode with the wl STA driver on a Broadcom wireless card?

I am trying to set my wireless card into monitor mode. I am working with: description: Wireless interface product: BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY vendor: Broadcom Corporation logical name: eth2 When I ...
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
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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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How to use Wi-Fi channels above 11?

I've seen multiple reports for this bug on Ubuntu, yet no solution. In this case, the network is recognized but I can't connect. (No, it's not a router/driver issue.)