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

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Cannot remove Nexus 5 Network from network list

When I click on the Network Manager indicator I have an odd entry in there called Nexus 5 network Clicking on it does nothing and it does not show up in the list of networks in Edit Connections ...
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On Kubuntu how can I keep wifi connected when my laptop is closed?

I only use this laptop at home, and I would like it to stay connected when the lid closed so my dropbox and crashplan will continue to work during this time. How can I keep it from disconnecting when ...
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FTP to my Ubuntu machine kills my network

I'm having a problem transferring files between my Ubuntu server and other machines with FTP. Basically, if I initiate an FTP request from my Ubuntu to my Mac, it works fine. But if I make a request ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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Lubuntu - can't connect to WiFi

I am trying out Lubuntu. Before I install it, I need to connect to Wifi - how do I do so? A screenshot of what I see is below:
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i unchecked wireless and now its grayed out cant tun it back on

so had a brain fart unchecked WiFi now its grayed out cant reconnect to WiFi soft no hard no tied network manager network all settings i could find and Google it and nobody has the same problem that ...
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Intel AC7260 does not sniff LDPC packets

I was searching for a WiFi 11ac sniffer which can work on Ubuntu. I have tried Intel AC-7260 and Broadcom 4352, Both MiniPcie Form factor cards. With Intel I was able to get the latest firmware and ...
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Why is my wireless network adapter acting in a strange way? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a laptop with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 wireless network card, and I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. For almost a week I have had a strange problem with my wireless card. When I plug in the power ...
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How to get WiFi light to work?

I have looked everywhere for an answer and just can't seem to find it. I have an HP Envy sleekbook with Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn dual boot. WiFi works good but the LED indicator, ...
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Running tv by ethernet from pc on wifi

My desktop computer is running Ubuntu 14.04. It is connected by WiFi to my router. My tv has an ethernet port. I have that connected to the ethernet port on my pc. I have netflix on my Ubuntu box. ...
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Is there a standard WiFi driver for the Edimax EW-7811Un?

I have this WiFI dongle (Edimax EW-7811Un) Is there an Ubuntu package I can use to get it working? If not, how can I get this WiFi to work?
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No Wireless Internet Connections Show Up!

Just got Ubuntu on another computer and I've never had this issue. On Windows Vista, (the operating system alongside Ubuntu) The internet works fine. But when I click on the icon in the top right, ...
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I can't Install Realtek RTL 8191SU USB Wireless Driver

When i try to do "sudo make" command in terminal it shows make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M=/home/a341276/Desktop/rtl modules make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365] - Wireless only lists Android phone's tethered wireless

I recently did a small journey to my relatives house. My wireless 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) wasnt working when I reached ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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How to build a wifi network on an android tablet

I went to the settings and set a network but the network was failing to to tether with hotspot to my blackberry playbôòk via a notification FAILING TO CONNECT TO THE SERVER, what must I do?
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu14.04LTS

i Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and sometimes the WiFi is not working....The status show it i connected but when I ping nothing happens. When I surfed I couldn't get any usefull date.
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How to create a WAP in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu 14.04.1. and my notebook is Lenovo ThinkPad e531-6885 ERG, I am connected to the internet through wire (eth0), and i guess it must work because under Windows 7 with MyPublicWifi it ...
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Adding firmware to Ubuntu USB through Windows

I have a Cubox-i4Pro, (http://www.solid-run.com/) and I need to add a firmware package to /usr/lib. I can't write to the partition on my Windows because it doesn't use the same file system and ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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run ap-hotspot commands from a saved file

How can I create a text file to automatically run these commands: sudo ap-hotspot start sudo ap-hotspot configure sudo ap-hotspot stop sudo ap-hotspot restart One file for each command. I tried ...
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Installing Wireless Drivers on Yoga 11s

Yoga 11s wifi card drivers are not pre-installed. I have followed numerous instructions online all of which include downloading the same package, unzipping it, making it, sudo make install. A summary ...
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USB wireless switched off by software somewhere

Ubuntu 14.04 lts with a Patriot WLAN 11N Micro USB Adapter 1T1R PCUSBW1150 will not enable on a fresh install on a Sony Vaio. The installed adapter hardware switch is broken in the off position. The ...
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Wireless does not connect on kxstudio after installing an update

the message i get is no back end plug ins available - a new install may fix. I wonder if this is caused by not installing the firmware that was for the router system that was not present in my system ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not discovering wireless router

My Ubuntu version 14.04 suddenly stopped discovering my comcast wireless router. I can see other routers. I can also connect to it by "Connect to a Hidden WIFI Network..". Is this a router ...
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Problem Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi to 802.11 network

I am having trouble connecting my Ubuntu 14.04 wifi to 802.11 secured network . I use a dual boot 8.1 - ubuntu 14.04 system. My network uses Cyberoam Authentication.The Wireless connects and works ...
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disabled option “enable wi-fi” Ubuntu 14.04 (i have only wi-fi access at home)

I have disabled enable wi-fi function (Ubuntu 14.04). I tried with sudo rfkill unblock all but it doesn't work. I have Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and Intel Corporation Wireless 7260(rev 6b). Can you please ...
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How to recover from an unclaimed Wi-Fi interface after installing and removing ndiswrapper?

I have an Intel Wireless 7260 Wi-Fi adapter with very bad Wi-Fi reception. So I thought it might be a driver issue. I tried Ndiswrapper and installed a driver I found for Windows. After a reboot, the ...
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Installing Broadcom B43 Wireless firmware

I've been at this for 3 hours and I can't figure out why it's not working! I successfully got the installer installed, but when I check for the firmware it says it's not there. My wireless device's ...
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Kernel panic after wifi installation [closed]

after installing ralink WiFi adapter (Digitus DN-7042-1 Rev2 = 148f:7601) following this link: ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation the system's (Kubuntu 14.04) kernel panics and switches to ...
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Wireless connection help for my first ever build

I just built a gaming/everyday desktop computer and this is my first time using Ubuntu. I have no network connect options other than ethernet. The Ubuntu help guides built in are not helping me. Am I ...
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Ubuntu 14 and Asus S551LN - Wifi weak and drops off

I was running a really old HP NC6320 where Ubuntu was working perfectly. So I naturally wiped Windows and installed the latest Ubuntu 14 on my new Asus S551LN. I thought I got the wifi to work ...
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Wireless Repeater causing kernel to crash

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my living ...
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Slow Wifi on Atheros AR9271 aka TL-WN722N

When I use my wifi usb stick (TP-Link TL-WN722N) on Ubuntu 14.04 I only get very low download speeds (around 3,5 Mbit/sec). When I reboot to Windows I get the full 25 Mbit/sec that my internet ...
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wired et wireless are not detected in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I my laptop can not detected a wired or wireless network in ubuntu 12.04 LTS. will anyone help me for this. all thanks !!!
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It is not possible to enable the Wifi

I just intalled Ubuntu in a Mac computer with both systems. In the Mac side, the wifi picks up correctly, but it doesn't in the Ubuntu side. For some reason it doesn't show the enable option.
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Operation not possible due to RF-kill, phy0 hard blocked

I know there are already plenty of questions like this one; the problem is that, although I tried to follow the instructions, I couldn't have my wifi to work. I re-installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my ...
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Wlan disconnects often

I am using a lenovo T440 with Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome 3.10.4 and Kernel 3.13.0-32-generic. My WLAN disconnects often. So I researched a bit about the problem and found out that maybe the module isn't ...
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How to install WIFI Driver on Lenovo W540

how to install wifi and network drivers on my Lenovo w540 ThinkPad
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Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn can connect to WIFI but not to internet

I was running Windows 8.1 and very recently switched to UBUNTU. I am very new here but have read an enormous amount of posts pertaining to this problem. I have a ThinkPad E530. I can route the Wifi ...
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WiFi disabled by hard switch

My WiFi is disabled. I have an asus r704v laptop and there is no hardware switch to turn WiFi on/off, thus I cannot go online using WiFi. The driver is the correct one for the realtrek card. How do ...
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I have a question about proprietary drivers for two devices

I'm asking because I've looked but I'm still not sure and I don't want to chance it. I have two devices that can use proprietary drivers and the last time I used it on one of them it crashed the OS ...
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Plug and Play WiFi cards for a whole bunch of distros

I need a plug and play WiFi card for the following. If you know of a WiFi card model that is plug and play compatible with at least a few of these, please list it. Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali ...
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New install, wifi will not connect

I just did a fresh 14.04 install on a MacBook air, but it will not connect to the internet because it has no network devices enabled. I am very new to ubuntu, but can use the terminal quite well. What ...
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how to create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to create a wifi hotspot in Ubuntu like connectify creates hotspot in windows...where i can use internet on my laptop as well as mobile
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Connecting to the internet and installing MATE via terminal

So, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today, and everytime I log in in the GUI (Unity), my PC crashes. This also happened when I tried Ubuntu 13.10 last year, so I figured, it must be my graphics card. I have ...
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Sony vpcf11c5e wifi problem

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have a big connectifying error with ath9k driver: actually it doesn't connect to mine home network(on Windows everything is actually fine).I really don't know ...
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Security Issues in Hotspot

I list the device connected through ap-hotspot with arp -a Can I have following privilege over the device connected in my hotspot*: Disabling the device connected to my hotspot i.e assuming three ...
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Ubuntu can not ping Host Name but can ping IP?

well I just went into the Ubuntu world for administration. I found similar threads, except, I am able to ping my own Host name and IP address and my windows can ping my linux host name, but Ubuntu can ...
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...