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

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Since 15.04 my WiFi router is sometimes not seen after boot

Starting exactly with the reboot after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 July 25th, I have a new problem: Sometimes, on booting, I have no internet. When this happens, the Network Manager Menu shows ...
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Cant connect to wifi network in ubuntu after windows 10 upgrade from windows 8.1

I have both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installed on my computer. I was able to connect to WiFi networks on both the OS's. I recently upgraded my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and when I booted into Ubuntu ...
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my wireless connection is down after a while

I am new to Ubuntu and using 12.04. I connected to the Internet using wireless. Trying to surf the Internet, the connection is down but looks connected. Therefore there is not actual connection ...
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Disconnected you are now offline ubuntu 14.04

True novice at linux. Was using my machine and out of no where i get that error message. I have tried everything i could think of to resolve but with no avail. Does not work via ether net or wifi. ...
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wlan0 disappeared - how do I fix?

Here is some additional info: EEE PC 1005HAB Lubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) $ sudo lshw ­c network *­network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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TOSHIBA SATELLITE C50 dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 , ubuntu connects to wifi but without intenet access

As the title says, I connect to wifi but without internet. My my brothers laptop and my mobile works fine also my windows works fine. I can connect and all works fine at other wifi networks I ...
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rtl8812ae wireless ac does not connect to 5GHz networks

I am having basically the same problem as this guy: RTL8812AE cannot connect to 5ghz networks There is no answer to that question, so I figured I'd re-ask it to see if I could get some more interest ...
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Can't enable wifi in ubuntu 14.10 in Lenovo L440 [closed]

using this command lspci, I got below info: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ...
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Understanding how to install 14.04 on XPS 13 9343

I recently got a laptop to use Ubuntu on. XPS 13 9343. I've reinstalled the OS a plethora of times because of so much difficulty between drivers, issues with touchpad, wifi, etc. Can any explain to ...
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cant set wlan0 to mon0 mode only goes to monitor mode

so i dont know if this is supposed to happen but I have my wireless adapter all configured I have a tn wn822n usb thing i got off newegg. airmon-ng only finds something under interface if I connect to ...
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How to properly update the kernel

According to this page, the BCM43340 Broadcom chipset is supported in kernel 4.0+. After booting this kernel on a machine, the network card was still not detected. On the other hand, it seems that ...
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When to expect driver support for Qualcom Atheros (rev 20) wifi cards?

I recently purchased a Lenovo G-50-80 FUIN laptop. It hosts Qualcom Atheros(rev 20) wifi card. I could not find the drivers for this card anywhere. Can we expect next distribution of ubuntu(oct 15 ...
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Ubuntu Wireless not working 14.04 XPS 13 9343

I had wireless working, ran some DELL updates and now I do not. How can I troubleshoot? I have a USB dongle and now that doesn't even work. What could be the root cause of this?
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Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop and 14.04

i see reports from 13.10 and even Debian distros saying this keyboard and mouse set works right out of the box with zero configuration I plugged in the wireless dongle and nothing happened, ever. ...
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Don't know how to install wireless card?

Installed Ubuntu on my IBM Think Pad which was running winxp. It came with an Airlink101 wireless card for laptops (AWLC3028)because the built in wi-fi on the computer never worked. How do I get it ...
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14.04 Ralink rt3290sta doesn't work. Doesn't perform 'make' from the popular solution

I was following one of the most popular solutions to this problem. Unfortunately, right after the make command, I get several errors and the make install command doesn't work. As a result, I can't ...
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Wifi connects but can't ping ubuntu 14.04.2

After moving to a new location I haven't been been able to get the wifi working properly. My laptop finds the network ok and can connect to it, but no data is able to pass through. Momentarily it does ...
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Wifi AP, Service start issue

I have made a shell which creates a Wifi AP. This works a charm if I run it after having logged in my session. I put it as a service, I can launch it via service wifiap start. (I used update-rc.d and ...
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ASUS PCE-N15 won't work

I've been tearing my hair out trying to get a wireless adapter to work, and I've searched various forums for answered and tried lots of commands that I don't really get but didn[t seem to make any ...
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Wifi and wifi hotspot at once

I have wifi adapter tp-link tl-wn722n I want to use it to access internet and to share wifi access point at once. I did it on windows 8: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid="APname" ...
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Wireless and bluetooth drivers for 14.04 lts

My notebook is having ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on HP Pavillion 15-n011TU. I need the wireless and bluetooth drivers for that. Anybody could possibly send those drivers. Thank you. The outputs: 1) ...
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Not able to change monitor mode Ubuntu 14.04 - TPlink wifi dongle

I am trying to turn my monitor mode on. But I am not able to. I tried the following command, *sudo ifconfig wlan1 down sudo iwconfig wlan1 mode monitor* I also tried installing aircrack and used ...
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PCIe Network card not detected by Ubuntu

My TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless network adapter is not recognized by my Ubuntu system. I've run lspci in the terminal, but my results are as such: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Wireless Internet not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and connected to the Internet through an Ethernet cable but am unable to even see WiFi options in the connection menu. Please help as I am a novice to Ubuntu and ...
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Networking problems Ubuntu 15/ Windows 10 dual boot

since I dual booted my Windows 10 laptop (Inspiron 5000 with Intel Core I7 processor, and Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3160 networking card. The install of Ubuntu 15 went perfectly, my files are ...
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Use laptop wifi on desktop

I have had some wireless USB problems and I have decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method.I have an Ethernet cord, a Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop.I have tried the ...
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Piggyback Ubuntu Desktop on Peppermint laptop wifi [duplicate]

As of late,i have had some real wireless USB problems and i've decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method, i have an Ethernet cord, a ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop. ...
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Create a media server for ps3 and pc

I have a second extra computer that I want to turn into a media server to house all my music and videos. I want to somehow have it on my network (wireless or wired) and have my ps3, pc, 360, and any ...
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Installing an asus usb-n14. I read similar questions but mine comes with an install dvd w/linux

I downloaded http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/USB-N14/DR_USB_N14_261320140102_Linux.zip from How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?, My adapter comes with a dvd including a file named ...
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How do I open a webpage on another computer?

How do I open a webpage on a different computer other than the one I am using? Like this: COMPUTER SENDING WEBPAGE --> --> (SENDING) --> --> DIFFERENT COMPUTER WITH ...
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Inspiron 5520 (originally ubuntu). Seller had changed to Win7. I want to go UBUNTU. Pls Help

I bought an inspiron 5520 here in Thailand and the seller had installed windows. I only use my laptop for education so I have decided to go with Ubuntu. i noticed that the internal wifi card is not ...
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USB Huawei LTE modem - after restart USB isn't connecting

the thing I'm trying to do is to restart LTE modem: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard which I do with simple script: #!/bin/bash echo -n "0000:00:1a.0" | tee ...
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How to send all traffics from wlan0 Access Point through a proxy (specifically Tor)?

I created an access point from my wireless network card (wlan0) using this answer. My Android device is connected to internet through this access point called mylaptopAP. My laptop is connected to ...
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Cannot connect to a specific wi-fi network.

I installed Ubuntu 15.04. At my house I can connect to my own wi-fi but here in my office I can't. When I used windows, after connecting to my office wi-fi the browser will open and I will enter a ...
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How do I configure a wireless samsung printer?

I bought a Samsung wireless printer and now I see that Linux support is really primitive. None of the major applications run on Linux, and even the only program referenced by the documentation (SetIP) ...
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can't connect to wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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My wireless in HP P001TX is not working [duplicate]

My WiFi is not working. I am using HP p001TX laptop with Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn wifi adapter. Please tell me what to do.
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How can I make my ubuntu WiFi on startup default off?

Please show how to keep WiFi off on boot up. Wicd automatically starts on boot up. Thanks. Wicd Network Manager 3.19.0-25-generic GNU/Linux Distributor ID: Ubuntu Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid
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Ethernet port doesn't work when laptop plugged out of AC power

Currently, I have 3 OS installed on my Disk, Windows 7 Ubuntu 15.04 Kali Linux (Recently installed) The problem persists before installation of Kali Linux that, When I've booted into Ubuntu, ...
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How can I see a website running on Apache installed on my PC from another device connected to the same ADSL router?

I am not so into networking and I have the following problem. On my Ubuntu system I have installed Apache web server on which run some web sites. So now to access to these web site I need to open an ...
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Continuous Wifi link loss in Ubuntu 14.04

In our organization we are using Lenovo Think Center M73 and having the in built wifi "Intel wireless N-7260". I am unable to rectify the Continuous wifi link loss in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Is there a wireless controller that can wake Ubuntu, or at least keep it from sleeping?

When I play games in Steam, my computer doesn't recognize that I'm mashing buttons and it goes into sleep/suspend mode. I don't want to disable power management or use wake on LAN. Is there any other ...
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Wireless adapter not working Realtek

I bought a Realtek semiconducter Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n wireless LAN Adapter for my Vostro 200 Desktop, as it doesn't come equipped with a PCI card, i went to my grandfathers house as he has the ...
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I can't connect to internet through wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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Weird wifi problem? sometimes wifi option remain disabled? sometimes it shows out of range?

i have hp laptop pavilion ab032tx i have installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1,since that time i am getting problem from the first startup of ubuntu. i have searched on net but nothing worked ...
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wifi is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo g50 45 [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only eth0 & lo. lshw -c net: PCI (sysfs) *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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How do I make the terminal use the wifi and not the LAN

I connected my laptop to a LAN cable and set up a proxy setting which was applied system wide. Now I connected to another wifi network but the terminal stil uses the IP and port no of the lan which is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 keeps disconnecting

I had previously posted this question here, but it was closed due to 14.10 being EOL. I have made the upgrade to 15.04. Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C ...
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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14.04 - Connects to wireless network but can't transmit data

When my computer first boots up I the internet works fine for about 30 seconds. In those thirty seconds it has a harder time loading data and after 30 seconds can no longer transmit data. It still ...