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

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rt3070 won't connect to WiFi

So I'm purchasing various WiFi adapters for the sole purpose of using Wireshark and other pentesting tools. My first two purchases were TP Link 722n with the chipset ar9271/ath9k driver(works great) ...
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Problem with wireless internet

When I go to the Internet icon in the top corner of my screen it only gives me the option to connect to a wired connection, or proxy. I have no choice to use a WiFi connection. Also when I go to ...
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Wifi won't connect - Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Latitude E6540

I am able to see all the wifi networks around me, however every time I try to connect to one and type the password in, it immediately asks me for the password again. It just continues asking for the ...
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How to install wifi drivers from live Cd?

I have got Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I installed it long time ago and I made a lots of changes in it. When I do sudo lshw -C network I get *-network description: ...
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How do I fix “WiFi is disabled on iMac” Ubuntu 16.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on iMac which dual boot OS X El Capitan but after installing ,WiFi is disabled and Additional drivers does not have any drivers to install.
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My wifi driver MT7630E seems to work fine during install and then tells me error

The route I went was straight from https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1796 website. Now follow the instructions below: extract the archive in your Downloads directory (or any other ...
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Wifi chipset for yoga 900

Total n00b here. I'm trying to fix a problem with tails on my computer, where connecting to the internet isn't even given as an option. People have told me I need to install a new wifi driver for my ...
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How do I fix this Wi-Fi problem [closed]

I already have downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" on an ASUS εee PC and I am not able to connect in a Wi-Fi network. Just like the Wi-Fi adapter is not working . I had Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and ...
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USB Wifi Adapter Not Autoloading

I have been unplugging and replugging my USB wifi adapter after every boot to get it to recognize. I can also do this: sudo modprobe -r 8812au sudo modprobe 8812au But only once I have already ...
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WiFi / Ethernet connection on RTL8101 & RTL8723BE drops repeatedly every 5 - 10 seconds

My LAN / Ethernet and WiFi are not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04. LAN is connected but net got disconnected in 5 to 10 seconds repeatedly and it is not problem of net because it is working fine on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't find my wireless network

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't connect to the router (which is only 2m away). My smartphone (Android) has connection to it. When I switch to Windows 7 I have connection to my WiFi. When I type sudo ...
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Wi-Fi kernel module installed but interface doesn't show up

I'm currently trying to bring to life MT7601U Wi-Fi dongle. I have managed the module to work and lsmod shows that mt7601Usta is loaded (but the module reports used by -> 0). Now I'm having trouble ...
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TP-Link Archer T9E in Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have my NAS running Ubuntu Server 14.04, now I need to add a PCIe AC wireless card and I want to use this one, Archer T9E: http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/cat-11_Archer-T9E.html but in ...
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How to prevent loosing wifi connection when connecting external screen?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo E540. Today I have switched from cable connection to wifi and noticed strange behavior: wifi connection gets lost when I connect external screen using hdmi-dvi cable. ...
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How to use my android phone as a webcam, microphone and a speaker when video calling on skype?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS on my laptop. Its audio port and webcam are not working(damaged). I can't use Skype on my phone for video calling since since Skype can't use proxy settings on unrooted ...
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WiFi issue in my device(Random disconnects)…!

I shift to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Windows. When I connect to wifi, for a few minutes everything works good, then suddenly i don't know how it disconnect automatically. Then I disconnect and connect ...
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wifi driver for Dell Latitude d520

I cannot get the wifi driver to load on my d520 laptop On my asus z84-fm it was completely automatic. On my Dell d531 I needed to install the driver from the installation disk after the install. It ...
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Realtek r8191SU driver for kernel >= 3.10

I'm trying to build driver for my WiFi dongle which reports as rtl8191SU, however with no luck as the official drivers from RealTek seems only to go to kernel version 3.0.2, while the current version ...
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Unable to connect wifi Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Macbook Pro 5.1 I tried almost all the solutions available on different threads, but could not establish a successful wifi connection. This is my situation. Able to connect to ...
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Getting Killer Wireless-AC 1535 working for installing Ubuntu 16.04

My wireless device is 168c:003e:1a56:1353 rev 32. The installer contains a 4.4.0-21-lowlatency kernel, and I see firmware files in /lib/firmware/ath10k/QCA6174/hw3.0 There is a board.bin and firmware-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS lost Wifi on Macbook Pro 2013 after some updates [duplicate]

I do not know how exactly I lose my Wifi connectivity but I know I have Wifi out of the box with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Log file: #### wireless info START Report from: 03 Jul 2016 14:03 SGT +0800 ...
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Getting drivers for Asus n13 adapter (no terminal experience) [on hold]

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 and my asus n13 adapter is not letting me connect. How do I get drivers from one computer with the internet to transfer them to my new desktop, I have very ...
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wifi drops frequently

I have already sifted through askubuntu for answers to my wifi problem, but nothing has fixed it. I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a macbook pro 9,2. my wifi frequently disconnects and i have to ...
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Wifi intermittently loses connection and then requires restart 16.04. Further Difficulty reconnecting

I'm brand new to Linux and I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I like it but I am having serious wifi issues. Most of the time when I boot up, WiFi connects to my home network automatically and ...
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I don't have a wireless connection

I have no wireless on my desktop. When I try to connect using the wireless icon on the panel, it says: Ethernet Network (Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller disconnected. ...
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Installing wireless adapter driver [duplicate]

I have, it seems, a broadcom wifi adapter. I installed Ubuntu mate on a Seagate 1TB external hard drive. However the wifi isn't working, even though it works on Windows 10, which is installed in the ...
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Help with running USB WIFI Adapter Disk

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS after Windows 10 crashed on me and I currently cannot connect to the internet with my Netgear N600 wireless dual band USB adapter or tethering my Galaxy S7. FOR ...
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Problem with Ralink Wifi Adapter

I basically need to create a wifi hotspot, with a Ralink Usb Network Adapter (Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS). The results from lsusb are the following: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, ...
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Wifi Driver problems

I am very new to Ubuntu. I had problems with my Wifi when i was using Ubuntu 16 in Dual Boot Mode with windows 10. I tried the fix given on this link : Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem However, after ...
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Run script after DHCP acknowledge or after succesful WiFi connection

I would like to register a callback script, which would fire after DHCP acknowledge. Polling is an option... Is it possible at all, without driver/kernel modification?
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Unable to connect wifi on ubuntu 16.04 from my asus tp 200s [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu 16.04 on an asus tp200s and the wifi is not working, it cannot even see networks. my output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 2280 (rev 21) 00:...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wireless connection

I am trying to set up wireless with my newly installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. ifconfig -a ens5 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:25:b3:42:05:5c inet addr:10.2.102.195 Bcast:10.2....
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How to enable wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a Macbook with Parallels 11.2.0

I have Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine in Parallel I am using a Macbook. I've tried to search for the drivers in the Software & Updates but it does not find the WiFi drivers. I also tried several ...
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DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 how do i install it's wifi driver in UBUNTU 16.04 [duplicate]

The wifi adapter doesnt work on my laptop lenovo Z51 UBUNTU 16.04 info about the adapter DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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Wifi-driver not working Lenovo z51-70

03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43ae] (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0622]
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How install driver for Wireless? [duplicate]

I want to install Xubuntu with dual boot W8. So I have downloaded Xubuntu and installed it, but when I want use it, it doesn't detect WIFI, but when I am connected with ethernet it does detect it. ...
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Can't connect to wifi, fairly certain it happened after update this morning. Ubunta 15.10

First of all I am very new to ubunta and everything linux. I just got it two days ago. I installed it to my computer and it worked great up until this morning, I think right after an update, it just ...
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Wireless connection is not showing in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Hello I am a newbie to linux.I thought to give a start a with Ubuntu so yesterday I switched to ubuntu but after installing wireless connection doesn't show up but wired connection is working fine. I ...
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Ralink RT3290 WiFi card not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a computer with a Ralink RT3290 wireless network card. After working fine for a day, the card just stopped working. Apparently, the card is no longer supported in ...
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WiFi is unstable on Dell Inspirion 42100

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side on my Windows 8.1 Dell. I then upgraded to Windows 10. At first it worked great but now Ubuntu can only connect to WiFi after running Windows for about 15-30 ...
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Use laptop to share WiFi?

What I'm trying to accomplish is having my laptop connected to a WiFi network, and then sharing the Internet from the laptop through another router. I already have a router with dd wrt installed, I ...
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Wireless LAN Hard blocked: yes

It has been more than a year my old friend Toshiba Satellite A500 cannot connect to WiFi. Long before WiFi was working both on dual boot, Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 but something happened one day and ...
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Unstable internet connection

I have the Intel 7260 (rev 73) and I am running xubuntu 16.04 Sometimes my wifi stops working out of nowhere ("Device not ready" it says in the xfce wifi applet). I need to reboot my laptop to ...
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Wireless Driver (QCA6174) Not Working after Update [closed]

I sheepishly clicked the "Ubuntu Has Updates" box, and upon restarting my computer, wireless doesn't seem to be working anymore. I have a Killer Wireless 1535 Card that was running just fine on ...
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No wifi after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04, there is no wifi whenever I restart the system. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe on iwconfig I got the following lo no ...
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Ubuntu networking not working after driver reset

Sometimes my desktop will be unable to reconnect to wifi after losing my connection. I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I have found I can recreate this problem by running sudo modprobe -r rtl8187 &&...
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wifi device not ready

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. "WiFi device not ready" is the issue, I am able to connect to the network using an ethernet cable but not through WiFi. lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 (output of that command) 01:...
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Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

i have installed Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet , but when i restart my pc , its gone and i need to install it again ? why it is gone every restart like deletes from the system ?
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Wifi is constantly turning off

I am using Lenovo B50-45 laptop. Results of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. enp6s0 no wireless extensions. wlp7s0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"Clap Along" Mode:Managed ...
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No WiFi networks available - novice Ubuntu user

Recently installed 16.04 on my HP laptop; no WiFi networks showing up under network manager on the dashboard. I've tried installing new drivers but still no luck. The situation is aggravated by the ...