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

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LG 11T540 Network device

I'm planning to use Linux in my LG slidepad. I got to make it to boot through a flash usb. It has no ethernet device so I will have to solve this problem through download, copy, paste The computer ...
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no wireless on eMachines e728

Please help :-) new on Kubuntu and can't get my wireless working. Below is what I got from running iwconfig: Ole@ole-eME728:~$ iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:off/any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Wifi Problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Thinkpad T60 laptop. Laptop detected my home wifi and I connected to it. Accidentally, the power plug of router got disconnected from the socket and my laptop got ...
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(Solved) Cannot connect to eduroam from ubuntu

I am trying to connect to eduroam from ubuntu, asks me for certificated. I asked my college tech support and the answer I got was "I don't know nothing about linux ubuntu, all machine are windows or ...
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Request for help for fixing issues with ubuntu14.04 LTS on r15-r033tx

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a HP r15-r033tx laptop. But facing following issues. Wifi is not stable, sometime it connects and able to browse internet but sometime it never connects. Also, ...
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cant connect to wifi

the first couple steps of the installation process it recommends to be connected to wifi. the ubuntu download page directions shows a normal 'find my router' page where you can click what network you ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260 can not connect

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install (kernel 3.13.0-44), fully updated (via wired connection) and with correct iwlwifi firmware driver (iwlwifi-7260-8). Lenovo ThinkPad S440. I can connect to the wireless ...
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Updating /usr/share/mime/ breaks ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and I wanted to run a .swf file using the tutorial here (the one with the check), and I typed in update-mime-database /usr/share/mime in the terminal. I modified the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wi-fi constantly drops internet connection, need to reconnect manually

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered such a problem: after some little time (about 10-30 seconds) my wi-fi internet connection stops working and I need to reconnect it manually. ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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FlexMAC and Madwifi installation problem for Atheros WLAN Device

I'm trying to install FlexMAC to develop WLAN 802.11 specific protocol. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Machine configuration: root@f:/home/f/madwifi-0.9.3.1-FlexMAC-RA# lscpu ...
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same issue three separate laptops

I have three different laptops that have developed the same issue at about the same time. It is the missing firmware for wifi has like disappeared and no matter what I do to fix the problem it all ...
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Internet speed greatly fluctuating, from 100kbps to 4mbps in under a second

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, while torrenting Kali Linux, my internet speed fluctuates greatly. This happens on all of my devices, leading me to believe my router is dying. Can anyone help? ...
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Can't connect to wireless network on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu for the first time and I cannot access the internet now on my laptop. The only way I can is an ethernet cable. What should I do? http://paste.ubuntu.com/9713130/ ...
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Wifi Network Landing Page

How can I make my network show a landing page? I want to be able to show at least a page with information. cheers
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Get Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter to work under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k under trusty. From all solutions I have read in the internet so far, nothing works. Network manager can see the ssids of different ...
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How does Ubuntu (or Linux in general) decide over which network connection to use, when there are several connections present (e.g. LAN, WiFi, etc…)

I am asking myself for quite some time this question. With a normal laptop you can have at least two internet connections: ethernet (wired LAN) and wifi (wireless). If you use a USB cellular modem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Wifi Doesn't work until I press Suspend and Resume

When I boot up my laptop running Ubuntu and log in to my user account, the wifi does not connect. When I click the wifi icon in the top right, all the options are disabled except from VPN Connections. ...
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My Dell D610 Wifi is not working on Ubuntu 14.10

using commands like sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree gives the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable ...
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Unable to connect to my university wifi

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.1 and trying to connect to my university wifi (UWF). The security is a WPA/WPA2 enterprise PEAP. I enter my credentials but it just keeps asking for my password over and over ...
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How do I set up a wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I can successfully establish a wired connection when I hook an Ethernet cord to my laptop. However, I don't know how to set up a wireless connection. I have a Linksys E800 router. My computer doesn't ...
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Wireless Wont automatically connect

When I insert my wireless dongle, it asks for my wifi password like 5 times and only SOMETIMES connects. Wireless Network is Disconnected. You are now offline. Please help me. I am at ubuntu 12.04
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Wireless Connected but Working Erratically

Original post I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite S55-B5289--not sure what my wireless card is. The last time I had it on was a couple days ago, and I had no network problems. Today, I ...
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Set network manager dns

I have Ubuntu 14.10. When I'm at work I can browse the internet without problems. Now that I'm at home, I can connect, but I'm not able to browse the web. Some informations: the output of ifconfig: ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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How can I connect wifi card via serial-Usb and get a interface of it

I got a external Wi-Fi card as a chipset on board,and connected to my laptop via serial-USB adapter. And meanwhile I got the driver for wifi-card installed. And I checked the device by using dmesg | ...
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installation of Ralink RT2070 usb adapter

can anyone please suggest the suitable driver along with the procedure to install Ralink RT2070 usb adapter on my ubuntu 14.04, i have tried the steps which i got along with the usb adapter but its ...
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Help with video capture card

Please help with the capture card pinnacle, 710-usb. It works in windows, but recently I switched to ubuntu 14.04, and I can not get it to work. U who have experience in programming help, need a ...
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Acer VN7-591G, WiFi and Bluetooth not working

On my Acer VN7-591G I just bought the wifi and Bluetooth (both on the same chip) are not currently working (using Ubuntu 14.10). As stated by a sticker on the bottom of the notebook: "This device ...
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Issue with Lenovo Y40 Wirless

I have installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y40-70. Everything works fine except that the wifi stops working at some point. Nothing really happen (wifi stay connected) but internet connection got lost. I ...
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Alfa AWUS051NH v.2 doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a brand new Alfa AWUS051NH v.2 but it shows up and disapears permanently on a Ubuntu 14.04 and somtimes the result is a kernel panic (switching to text mode and stoping the machine). I noticed ...
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Teracom 3G T3G72A USB Modem is unable to connect to internet

Ubuntu 12.04 is able to detect Teracom 3G USB Modem (T3G72A) and NetworkManager also enables Mobile Broadband but when I click network connection it is unable to connect to internet. Any pointers ...
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How to display WIFI setup menu from command line

Normally Wifi setup menu can be displayed by GUI(Preferences->Network Connections) but I want to display Wifi setup menu from command line(type command then Wifi setup menu show on GUI). My OS is ...
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Broadcom bcm4323 with ubuntu 12.04 having ndiswrapper problem

I can't seem to get this wireless usb to work. I have connected with a huge cable to my brothers-in-law internet upstairs, but I can't find it working. I have no idea what I need to do with the ...
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How to dump selected iwconfig outputs to text files? (to analyse Tx-power, bit rate, link quality, etc. for EMF reduction)

BACKGROUND I've read about Electromagnetic Field (EMF) pollution and I want to protect myself. I have a not bad solution for my smartphone, now decided to tackle WiFi. It appears that power of the ...
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driver 8812au install with NO ethernet access

I apologize in advance if this is covered in a previous post. However, I've searched and searched and have only found solutions for people with access to an ethernet connection. I am currently running ...
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PC visibility in local network

The thing is my pc with ubuntu installed is not visible in local network. I want to test web-app which is working on my pc (localhost:8000). From my phone destination is unreachable. Should i allow ...
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14.04 LTS - Wifi Drops in 1500 - 1800 seconds - DHCP lease get renewed

Wifi drops regularly. And tried Adding in file /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf options iwlwifi 11n_disable=0 -> (Did not work) Uncommented: in file /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf send dhcp-lease-time ...
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Laptop says connected to specific WiFi but wont work

I have an Acer c720 chromebook. I used ChrUbuntu to install Ubuntu on it. Using Ubuntu, it is able to connect to most wifi networks. However, it is not able to connect to one particular wifi network ...
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Unclaimed interfaces on Samsung n210

I wanted to bring back to life my netbook Samsung n210 and decide to try it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I first run the Live version from my USB pen drive, and it worked as a charm! Everything was ...
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wifi on toshiba laptop with rtl8192ce driver

I am wondering if there is a standard fix that works for the wifi in trusty tahr. I have a toshiba satellite L755 with the realtek rtl8188ce wireless adapter. I installed 14.04 three weeks ago and ...
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Wifi driver problems in trusty tahir, back to windows?

I've had loads of problems getting Wifi working properly on my HP laptop. the on-board chip is a pig. I got a TP link TL-WN725N Wifi dongle as the eBay seller assured me there were Linux drivers on ...
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Wifi laggy on rt3090 Ubuntu 14.10

Dear anyone that can help a beginner Ubuntu user, the wifi on my laptop is extremely unstable, Using the rt3090 internal wireless card, but Ubuntu is loading rt2800 drivers. My ethernet works ...
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Wi-Fi problems with HP laptop

I recently installed 14.04 LTS on my HP 2000-369WM Notebook PC. I think I need drivers to get my wifi to work. Can you help? Specifically, I need the text that you enter into the terminal that tells ...
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WiFi is not working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an Acer TravelMate 5520

Wired connection works. Ran: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree, then restarted - still no wifi. paul@paul-TravelMate-5520:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0280 05:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Ubuntu 14 - WIFI unstable and slow with rtl8723be

I have a very similar problem with this post: Ubuntu 14.04 Slow and unstable wifi connection But I could not comment there and that's why I'm asking a new question. I have a notebook with dual boot ...
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Re-enable Network Manager?

I started doing Ubuntu literally a day or so ago. To get a certain USB NIC to work, I had to disable the Network Manager; the readme stated that the Network Manager would interfere with the Command ...
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14.04 upgrade - wireless very slow. Wired better. Im a total noob - Help please

http://paste.ubuntu.com/9682323/ I followed the suggestion in another thread and made a script of my current wireless settings. I don't have the best internet connection but it was a whole lot better ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the wifi has stopped working. The pci id is : [14e4:4727] (rev 01). Any solutions?
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Sharing from one wireless port to a Wifi card

I have a Toshiba satellite M35. I have a wifi connection, using the built in Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG, to the internet and I can share it easily to the ethernet without any issues. Using ...