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

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Inconsistent connection and super slow speed with RTL8723BE

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop with a RTL8723BE adapter and the Wi-Fi is really spotty. Sometimes available wireless networks won't even show up in the menu, and other times just the network in ...
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apt-get install extremely slow on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bits in dual boot with my Windows 10 and now when I want to install all necessary components I realize the (wireless) internet connection is very slow in Linux, being ...
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Not able to disable Airplane mode on Ubuntu 16.04

My computer's in-built wifi card with a RT3290 chipset stopped working on Ubuntu 15.10 so I bought a usb wifi with a RT2870 chipset, which was working fine out of the box. After upgrading to Ubuntu ...
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Ralink MT7601 Wireless not working

I have tried all the posts about Ralink MT7601 with no luck. I have Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS installed and I want to connect an Iball Baton USB WLAN Card. It works fine with Windows 7, but not with Ubuntu. ...
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Notification when Wifi disconnect

I run a script in terminal but sometimes wifi disconnects and script stops working. I am mostly away from the laptop, so is there a way to make me notify with sound when wifi disconnect? In ...
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Wi-Fi doesn't work correctly at HP Pavilion 15-ad066ur

I have HP laptop with preinstalled OS Windows 8.1 x64. And when I tryed to install Ubuntu, and all is okay, but my WI-FI realtek-card doesn't work correctly. I have WI-FI on laptop, but level of ...
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Usb Wifi Device Stops Working

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD 64bit) on my desktop PC (HP-8200). I bought a generic '150Mbps Mini Wireless N Usb Adapter' off ebay for connecting to our wifi. The internet runs for a few minutes, ...
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WiFi stops working after some time [duplicate]

I have a problem with my Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot (alongside windows 10) on my ACER E5-771G-79VT laptop. My network card is Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. When I ...
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open wifi Captive portal w/only local net (no internet/wan)?

I am trying to set up a wireless 'test' box to use on a private club (11,000 acres). The initial tests won't need anything fancy, it will just be checking the visibility of a hotspot from a high-point ...
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Broadwell wireless card no longer recognized after trying to install driver. MacBook Pro 12,1/Trusty

I had been using my MacBook with Ubuntu for a while and the wireless was working intermittently, so I tried fixing it by following suggestions I saw elsewhere. I first tried using the proprietary ...
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How do I get the Internet working?

Here's my problem. I formatted my hard drive two days ago and installed Ubuntu on its own partition. Now, I cannot access the Internet through WiFi or the Ethernet port. I have been able to get ...
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Using WiFi Dongle in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Belkin F9L1108-TG which supposedly uses the RTL8192DU driver. The instructions here: How to install drivers for Belkin f9l1108tg wifi USB adapter? do not work. The instructions here ...
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WiFi does not work on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I upgrade the kernel on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS from 3.13.0-85-generic to 4.2.0.35.28-generic to solve the issue. It solved the problem indeed but brought some problems such as touch-pad do not work and I ...
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Can't disable airplane mode due to hard blocked Wireless LAN [duplicate]

I run Linux on an ASUS N61JQ Notebook, and cannot use my WiFi network. Airplane Mode is on, and the option to disable it is greyed out. When I run rfkill list I can see that "phy0: Wireless LAN" has ...
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Strange wifi connectivity problem

On ubuntu 14.04 64bit, Fujitsu AH530 notebook. Normally my laptop does connect well to my wifi network. Problem arises only in one of the room. Usually I just close the laptop lead and laptop goes ...
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Installing LINKPAL AC600 usb wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on my desktop PC that has a "LINKPAL AC600 WiFi USB" adapter. I compiled the latest driver from MediaTek and did the install. lsusb shows me the wireless adapter is ...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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Help - Command/Script to calculate WiFi speed and save

Hello to all the community Few days ago, I asked the community to help me create a script. #!/bin/bash date=$(date --iso-8601=seconds) printf 'TIME (s)\tSIGNAL STRENGTH (dBm)\t\tTxBITRATE ...
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Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch on Asus X302UJ with Xubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

A bought an Asus X302UJ laptop a few weeks ago and I can't enable wireless connection. I've tried a lot, but nothing helped me. This is my info: ########## wireless info START ########## ##### ...
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MSI laptop wifi and Ethernet issue

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 into MSI GE62 6QD laptop. I found few issues and had to disable the ACPI by setting it "acpi=off". However, that has disabled wifi and Ethernet connections. If I enable ...
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Ubuntu Wifi driver offline install

I've bought an wifi receiver for my pc. Model no. Edup EP-N8553. Here are the screenshot of the driver files. how to install this? is it possible to install it without any kind of internet? Please ...
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Changing the desktop to Mate

Background: I've installed xfce on my laptop and all worked great except for wi-fi. I've spent a week or so fixing it, then posted a question on Askubuntu. Chili555 helped me, but I afraid that help ...
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Integrated wifi problem

So I made a live usb with ubuntu 14.04.4 on it. That works great on try without installing, and after a driver research on software & update Ubuntu found my wifi card that works. The thing is ...
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Lubuntu wifi connection issues

I recently acquired an older computer running Lubuntu (I will update with more specific information as requested). The PC does not have a wireless adapter, and so I bought a USB wifi adapter (Kootek ...
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Failing to install driver for wireless pci card

I installed a wireless PCI adapter (Edimax N300) and it was working right away albeit not very good. In my quest to improve perfomance I made a mistake and followed this guide (under 6): RealTek ...
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Ubuntu partition has slower network speeds than Windows one

We have Verizon FiOS, and are slated to get 75/75, according to our plan. I understand that we may not always get these numbers, but between Windows and Xubuntu there is a huge discrepancy. Also, ...
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Slow WiFi connection after installing ubuntu

I had problems with my connection speed after installing Ubuntu 10.15 alongside with Windows 10. After the Ubuntu installation, both were with slow connection, something between 3Mbps and 6Mbps. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi frustrations

I haven't used ubuntu for a while - it has been a couple years that I gave up because last time I used it I had many frustrations with basic functionality (wifi/sleep on laptop close) . I have a brand ...
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No Network Connection - ifconfig shows only lo - lshw -c network says *-network unclaimed

I got a new ThinkPad E460 with no OS installed, but had an ubuntu 13.10 USB stick around which I used to install ubuntu 13.10. The OS works fine, however I can't connect to the internet through ...
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wifi hacking with wlp8s0 interface

I'm new to ubuntu and linux overall. I have installed it on my 8 years old laptop and I've checked how to hack wifi passwords online, I have aircrack-ng and in the tutorial he didsudo airmon-ng start ...
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Wifi MediaTek adapter disappeared [duplicate]

I have a foxconn nanopc with a built-in wi-fi adapter, but it's weak so I use TP-Link TL-WN727N. After installing MediaTek drivers everything was fine. After today's Ubuntu update adapter is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi “Device not ready”

The wifi in my hp probook 4540s with ubuntu 14.04 not working with message "Device not ready" I tried $ rfkill list that showed me phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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ubuntu 14.04 no wifi : no such device

there is no option for wireless networks in the network manager dropdown menu. nor there are any wifi networks. here's a screenshot of network manager menu my system driver is iwlwifi i think. and ...
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A list of wireless connections doesn't appear in Asus k501ux

Please help with wireless (may be drivers or other settings). I have asus k501ux and I have already installed kubuntu 15.10 on it, butit doesn't see any wi-fi network. No any networks lspci -nn | ...
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WiFI not available after installing TLP on Ubuntu 14.04

This afternoon I installed TLP on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. After the restart my WiFi suddenly stopped working _ message: "Disconnected - you are now offline" - I have a button on my keyboard ...
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Wifi keeps dropping out, asking for password (15.10)

I'm having an issue with wifi since switching to ubuntu 15.10 - in one room in particular it keeps dropping out and asking for my password. Other areas in the house work fine, and there were no ...
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Wifi conecting problems using HP with ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have problems with the wifi conection. Sometimes when I suspend, then I turn it on again and the wifi seems to be connected but no with no real internet connection. Like connected with the router ...
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Problems With 64 bit OS

Just as title said I'm having a lot of problems with installing 64-bit OS. Last week I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on my laptop. The installation was perfect, no error, a clean wipe HDD install. ...
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Unable to install/config wireless drivers

I am having problem with installing drivers in my Ubuntu v14. I bought LB-LINK wireless adapter from the market which is perfectly working on my windows 10. But not in Ubuntu it displays the following ...
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moderating wifi coming from kde connection editor

I made a wifi hotspot from the kde connection editor. But I would like to be able to monitor what the wifi is being used for. How can I do this?
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Wifi not showing up as option in network manager

I have a dell vostro 1000, given to me by a friend. He had a non genuine copy of Windows 7 on it so I decided to put Ubuntu on it. After installation of lubuntu 15.10, wifi would not work. Only ...
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Unable to start an ad-hoc with WPA protection

I have a problem. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, and I want to create a new ad-hoc. However, under Wi-Fi security, I am stuck with only WEP encryption. I have no idea what caused ...
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My WiFi is not detected by Ubuntu

I recently dual boot my Dell Inspiron 3543 with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. It is working fine except one problem. When I am using windows there is no problem with wifi. When I am using Ubuntu, my wifi ...
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wifi doesn't work after installing ubuntu

i have installed linux alongside windows 10 on my laptop. After that i entered the driver search in linux and found the wifi driver - and the wifi worked correctly. I had to remove windows and ...
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How to connect to wifi network

I'dont have the option in my ubuntu desktop to connect to wifi. I have never connected internet in ubuntu before. Do I need to install drivers or something like that. If yes how can I do it. 09:00.0 ...
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Right WiFi modul loaded only in Live USB mode, not when OS installed on hard drive

My laptop has Broadcom BCM 43228 wifi chip. I know that a right module for this chip is wl. In live mode when I do: lsmod | grep b43 I get nothing which is good, b43 is not the driver I need for ...
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Wifi & touchpad don't work in live USB - will they work after install? (Samsung NP900X5L)

I just booted from a live USB image of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop (64bit) on my Samsung laptop and found that the touchpad doesn't work and the wifi device isn't detected (ethernet works fine though). Will ...
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When trying to install new wifi driver, along with dkms, got error 'no module source directory'

I have constant wi-fi drops with Ubuntu 14.04. I was trying to fix this issue with the following code: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-$(uname -r) linux-headers-generic build-essential ...
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Samsung R580 wireless not working properly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung R580 and have been having issues with my wireless connection. Previously on Windows 7 I had no issues with my wireless connection. When my laptop ...
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Wireless hardware switch turned off, probably because Airplane Mode stuck turned on

I bought a used MSI U230 laptop with Windows installed. I immediately installed Ubuntu 14.04 in its place, so I don't know if wireless was working on Windows. But in Ubuntu, it's telling me "wi-fi is ...