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

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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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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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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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lenovo e540 RTL8723be wifi not working

I'm really struggling to have working wifi on my laptop lenovo E540. I googled about my network card using ubuntu, but nothing solved my problem. First of all, I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit. I ...
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How to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS?

How to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS? All ways will be nice: configs, CLI, GUI - anything.
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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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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 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 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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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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ath10k installation

I have exhausted google on how to do this, compounded by being a beginner. I am trying to install this module. I have a nice new Acer Nitro (which will be even nicer once I remove dependency on win ...
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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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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.)
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step by step Ubuntu 12.04 install of Realtek RTL8188CE driver

I am completely new and have never even used terminal before, let alone try install a driver, so while I’ve read countless answers in response to the above problem, I don't even understand when I ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 loses keyboard and mouse

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 12.04, and somehow its lost keyboard and mouse support, Logitech EX110 Cordless, preventing me from logging in, both the main and recovery mode won't respond to any keys ...
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System freeze caused by ath9k driver

I have had this issue with 10.04, 10.10, but I was able to solve it by custom compiling the driver from recent sources. And I had to re-compile, very painfully, whenever there was a kernel update. ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 wireless driver not working in Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I have used Mythbuntu, Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit OS, and they have all worked properly with the wifi driver which is apparently the Broadcom 4312. Then I deleted the Linux partitions, rebooted with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 - wireless connections

I have used Ubuntu desktop for a while and I'm now trying to set up a server. I'm using a wireless PCI adapter which works fine with Ubuntu Live CD. On installing the server it found the adapter and ...
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Wireless/wifi network is not working on ubuntu 12.04 - lenovo z50-70

I just ran below script wget -N -t 5 -T 10 http://dl.dropbox.com/u/57264241/wireless_script && chmod +x wireless_script && ./wireless_script and attached the information here at ...
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How to fix slow wireless with Intel 4965 AGN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Slow wireless with an Intel 4965 We run Ubuntu 12.04, 32bit, with the current kernel 3.2.27-generic on an MSI EX700. I've already added the 11n_disable=1 tweek, without ...
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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 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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While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04 Precise (in dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet speeds plummet. Usually we have 20 Mbps download and 2 ...
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edimax EW-7811Un USB wireless - sees network but fails to connect to it

Yesterday I got my first Ubuntu (11.10 32 bit) installation (wish me luck), and I ran into a problem with my USB network card. I use a wireless USB stick by edimax (it is called IEEE802.11b/g/n nano ...
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Wifi for Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel Corporation (HP pavillion dm4 - 2070us) is not working

I have a hp pavillion dm4-2070us in which has an Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000. The problem is that my computer doesnt show the wireless networks after i upgraded my system to ubuntu ...
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No Wireless with Dell Inspiron 1501

I have a Dell 1501 Inspiron laptop and I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. However, now my wireless card doesn't work whereas it worked just fine in 10.10 and 10.04. Any ideas? It works fine when I ...
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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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No wired or wireless networking available on Ubuntu 12.04 (wired work from LiveUSB)

I've just installed 12.04 in a dual boot with Vista via a LiveUSB. When I booted to the LiveUSB wired networking worked out of the box, and wireless networking didn't work. Now that I've installed ...
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Need a few reboots to connect to wireless

I am running xubuntu 12.10 on my msi wind U100 netbook. I have a problem with the wireless connection. Whether the wireless connects automatically to a known wifi hotspot (both at home and ...
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AR9285 Wireless (Yet another) on Acer Aspire One 532h-2676

There are literally hundreds of questions with people asking about this wireless device on askubuntu.org. I've spent about 12 hours trying to get it working, to no avail. It's time to solicit some ...
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Unstable wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently upgraded to 14.04, and I have realized that after certain periods of time from connecting to a wifi network, my computer suddenly disconnects and i have to disable and then enable wifi ...
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Can't connect to specific WiFi with 13.04

Recently I have upgraded my OS from 12.10 to 13.04, its working just fine. I was not facing this problem till today but I am not able to connect to a particular WiFi from the morning. I have two WiFi ...
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Need Drivers for D-link DWA 525 PCI Wireless adapter

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 32-Bit Edition. I have racently purchased D-link DWA 525 PCI Wireless Adapter. But i can't find the drivers for the adapter. I have been searching in internet for a while. Tried ...
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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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Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work

prumar@bluelaptop:~$ rfkill list 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 2: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth ...
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RTL8723be: poor and unstable wireless in Ubuntu (from 14.04 to 15.04)

I have a Lenovo G40-70 laptop, which comes with RTL8723be driver. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (with Kernel 3.16.0-38-generic), but this bug also occurs in 14.10 and 15.04. Even with options rtl8723be ...
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Are the Ralink RT3090 drivers incompatible with Ubuntu 10.10?

Ralink Technology publishes their drivers in source code form on their website here. When complied with make and make install in 10.04, the drivers worked well in 32 and 64 bit versions of Lucid. ...
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Broadcom driver woes

--Edit-- (in case I need to see this again) After a clean install this worked: Your device uses the driver b43 and proprietary firmware. The Broadcom STA driver which provides wl is not appropriate. ...
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How to compile Realtek 8188CE wireless driver on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm on a Toshiba Satellite C660_EL trying to install the Realtek 8188CE driver. lspci -v Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter (rev 01) However, I ...
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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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Cannot install driver for a Wimax modem

I'm trying to run a program via wine. This is a wimax modem (Qubee bd) Green Packet uh-235. But when I click the qubeewcm.exe I receive the following error message: runtime error(at-1:0): cannot ...
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No wireless after resuming from suspend?

When I resume my computer from suspend it doesn't want to connect to any wireless connection. It looks like it is connecting, but after a while it asks me to retype a password for wireless connection. ...
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how to install drivers for wifi adaptor Ralink 148f:7601 on ubuntu? [duplicate]

Recently, i bought a wifi adaptor,but as a result of new to ubuntu , i have no idea about how to install drivers to run the wifi adaptor. Following some instructions from others, i used lsusbto ...
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13.10 BCM4313 network problems after update

I have a problem with my network adapter after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. The adapter works for literally several seconds after I establish the connection but then it looks as if it got clogged ...
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How do I install ra3290.bin wireless driver into /lib/firmware

I have a HP ENVY dv7 that has the rt3290 wireless card. A dude answered a question on installing the rt3290 wireless driver suggested upgrading the kernel to above 3.6.3, he then also said to make ...
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Disabling Network-Manager-Gnome wireless scanning when connected

How do I prevent the default Ubuntu Network Manager (network-manager) from scanning when connected on my Wi-Fi network?
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How to keep ndiswrapper configuration after reboot?

I've been using ndiswrapper on my old wireless card without any problem, until I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. ndiswrapper is not included by default anymore so I installed it from the Software Center, ...
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How do I setup my ubuntu on a WiFi network?

I need to set up Ubuntu for WiFi network. How do I do that? I cannot see the name of my network listed.
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WiFi not working on Asus U32 with Ubuntu 14.04

I know this problem has been stated before, but none of the solution worked for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Asus U32 laptop, alongside Windows 8. Recently I've updated from 12.04 to 14.04 and ...