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

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OVS - Open vSwitch

I installed OVS and added WLAN0 interface in vSwitch. Its work fine but after reboot PC, linux cannot find WLAN0 interface and cannot connect to access point. Ifconfig cannot show WLAN0. I think ...
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Very slow wifi after fresh install

just installed ubuntu in my hp pavilion 15 and now my wifi is extremely slow i have installed the broadcome drivers
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How to make WiFi adapter EW-7811UN running on 14.04 Ubuntu

As I wanted to upgrade my wifi connection to N standard I bought EW-7811UN wireless adapter. My ISP provides 100 Mb/s, my wifi router supports N. The problem is I'm not sure how to make EW-7811UN ...
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Wi-fi Atheros pci.id 168c:0042, problem while wifi driver installation

I followed the steps suggested in the following solution: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) Wi-Fi driver installation But the terminal shows the following:/-------------- | Your kernel ...
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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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Where can I configure iwconfig wlan0 power on/off?

I've noticed that my wlan0 interface has power management on even when I am plugged in. I can turn it off with sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off, but it turns on again at reboot or when I unplug my ...
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Adjusting wireless in Qualcomm Atheros Device QCA988X

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my MSI Dominator Pro GT72S 6QE. But some drivers (mainly, WiFi and Ethernet) weren't installed automatically. I adjusted Ethernet according this post and now it works ...
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athk10 linux mint killer wireless ac 1535 installation [migrated]

So basically i am trying to install the killer wireless 1535 ac on linux mint i am running kernel 4.2-025 on linux mint 17.3 rosa these are the instructions i have found from goolging but i tried to ...
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No wireless Ubuntu 15.10 for Lenovo Yoga 3 11

I got a Lenovo Yoga 3 11 and installed Ubuntu 15.10 trouble is no wifi no ethernet (computer is too thin) I've heard this is a very specific bug. After some reading I have a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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IPv6 on Asus PCE-AC56 adapter

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 box with an Asus PCE-AC56 wireless adapter, which uses the Broadcom 4352 chipset. I have this adapter working, however, I don't get a IPv6 address. I have Comcast at home and all ...
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Wifi and trackpad not working after installing ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo S21e-20 with an intel celeron N2480 processor. I just recently switched from windows 8 (yuck) to ubuntu 15.10. However, my track pad does not work and there is no cursor unless i plug ...
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Can I install wireless drivers from exe file?

I have a Lenovo z50-70. I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't install my wireless drivers because the website only has EXE files (http://goo.gl/e00jkG). I also have to install the Nvidia ...
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Can't turn on wireless Lan on Lenovo E31-70 80KC! Key Problem?

I am new to the forum and I hope that I don't violate any rules. Two days ago I bought a new laptop (Lenovo E31-70 80KC) and directly installed ubuntu on it. During the installation process I was ...
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Wirless Card chipset

I want to know the chipset of my wireless card on Lenovo t410i. I ran this command: lspci -vv -s 03:00.0 with this result: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB ...
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Connecting to wireless network, but not connecting to the internet on 15.10

My other computer running 15.10 is working fine on the same network. It seems now that after trying to connect to a specific network, no networks are working at all.
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Static WiFi problem in Dual Booted System. Dynamic WiFi working

I have dual booted my Lenovo laptop with Window 7/Ubuntu 15.10. As I am new to the Linux OS, I am gradually reading up and learning things (A big thanks to this forum). I have no problem accessing ...
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WPA2 and EAP cannot connect like other devices

My company uses WPA2 Enterprise encryption. I entered everything like so. I have seen this issue a couple of times on this forum, but I have a slightly different question. We connect to this WIFI ...
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Dell Wireless 1537 is not recognized?

I have an hibrid tablet Dell venue 11 pro, but the wifi card is not recognized! My tablet has Ubuntu 15.10 and the lastest Kernel Version(4.4). Wifi card model: Dell Wireless 1537 Dual-Band 802.11n. ...
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WiFi card driver setup problem [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu-14.04.3. When running from USB (tryout mode), I can connect to wifi by choosing the driver manually from additional driver setup. But when I am doing the same from the installed ...
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How do you get Wifi Working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a Thinkpad Yoga 260? [duplicate]

The Thinkpad Yoga 260 has the Intel 8260 chipset, which won't work with Ubuntu 14.04.3. What do you need to do to fix it?
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Wifi Adapter NetGear N300 (WNA3100) not working on Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

How can I make my wifi adapter work on Ubuntu 15.10 x64? Lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 058f:6362 Alcor Micro Corp. Flash Card Reader/Writer Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0846:9020 NetGear, Inc. ...
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Ubuntu can't find Wi-Fi driver

My newly set-up Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 system isn't able to find a Wi-Fi driver for my laptop. When I boot from a live USB it's able to find the driver easily, and activate it so I can use Wi-Fi. Yet, on ...
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Connecting Epson to ubuntu 14.04 via wifi

I have had several computers connected to my epson workforce printer via wifi with no problems using Ubuntu 12. When I upgraded them to 14.04 I can no longer connect to the printer. I go to printers > ...
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Wifi doesn't work

I have a big problem. My wifi doesn't work. I'll try to explain the problem the best I can do. I always use my laptop with wifi, since last last week, after a while, the connection drops to zero and ...
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Wi-Fi network does not connect right after system started, but it works after restart

Wi-Fi network does not connect right after system started, but when I restart my router it becomes working well without failures. What can be a cause of this problem? P.S. Such behavior was noticed on ...
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Unable to connect to wifi from Ubuntu 14.04! Realtek Problem!

I changed from Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04! My netbook is 7 years old and i can't connect to WiFi! It's first time i use Ubuntu so please be exact, if you want to help me! I did this lspci and the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and BCM43142

I have a problem with my new HP 250 G4 notebook or better with the included wireless card and Ubuntu 15.10: When I'm near the wlan router it takes about 5s to connect to my network. At places with ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Drivers for Intel AC-8260

Im struggling with getting my Wifi working on a Ubuntu 14.04 GNOME System. I have a Thinkpad Yoga with a wireless module from Intel named AC-8260. I followed this guide New to linux, need to find and ...
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Bluetooth audio stutters when wifi is active

I want to connect my phone via bluetooth to play some music, but the audio is stuttering when the wifi is enabled. Second problem is the wifi signal keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. Im new to ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) With Ubuntu 14.04 is not working

I bought a Lenovo ideapad 300 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. The laptop's wifi card is Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30). I don't want to upgrade to 15.04 or 15.10 as I am ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - WiFi not working

Please don't mark it as a duplicate , I am asking this new question as I am not able to comment on the below mentioned one. I am using HP Pavilion DV6-6154TX Laptop with Intel Core i5 . I installed ...
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How to configure rtl8723be to detect wifi networks (solved for HP laptop)

This condition is associated with: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1240940 I am using a rlt8723 wifi card with Kubuntu 15.10. The card is configured as shown: ifconfig: ...
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Wireless Firmware Missing on G4 Powerbook 12"

I have a 12" G4 Powerbook (867 MHz, 1.1 GB RAM) that I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I can't get the wifi to work, however. I've followed the instructions in the wiki ...
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Apple Airport and Ubuntu Compatibility

This is my first time using the forum. I have an old Mac Pro from 2007 running Lion. It's software is no longer supported and the hardware isn't compatible with later versions of OS X so I am planning ...
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Low network speeds Ubuntu 14.04 RTL8191SU 0bda:8172

My wireless adapter Bus 006 Device 017: ID 0bda:8172 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter Output of lsmod Module Size Used by ctr 16384 ...
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changing name of wireless interface [duplicate]

i installed ubuntu 15.10 and now my ifconfig is showing wlp9s0 in place of wlan0 ,, any way to change it to wlan0??
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Can I copy wireless drivers from one Ubuntu to another?

I'm having the hardest time with a desktop install using a Cable Matters N-150 Wireless card. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Seems to pick up the card no problem, but when I install it I get Kernel Panic's... ...
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Wifi disconnects after a few hour

I have lenovo G50-70 and it disconnects from the wifi. If I give lspci | grep -i wireless it returns 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network ...
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Wifi suddenly stopped working after Asus laptop went to sleep mode (Ubuntu 14.04) (Atheros AR9485 ath9k 168c:0032)

I have set up my brand new Asus laptop (F555L) with Ubuntu 14.04 (as the only OS installed) about two weeks ago. Wifi worked just fine right from the start. Two days ago it suddenly stopped working ...
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wireless problem

I have Ubuntu 14.04 wireless cut after 5 min from start and don't come back to work again?
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how do I find the pci.id for my Netgear WG311v3 wireless network adapter?

I have an older Netgear WG311v3 wireless network pci card and I want to find out what PCI.ID for this is to enable it if possible. I know the PCI.ID for Broadcom is 14e4, but am not sure where to find ...
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can't get ubuntu to recognize usb wifi adapter?

can't get ubuntu to recognize usb wifi adapter? new usb wifi adapter is made by mediatek; adapter name is wavlink. the device came with a disk to install drivers, but operating system did not like ...
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Can't connect to wifi 15.10 - 168c:0041

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. Currently I can connect through Ethernet but I can't through wifi. No proprietary drivers show up either. Any advice?
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Wifi Not Working on Ubuntu 15.10

I've seen a bunch of posts all around the internet about the Yoga line of laptops having wifi issues on older versions of ubuntu, but it seems this issue was patched in version 15.10. Well I just ...
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Problems with wifi connection (after going from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS)

the last problem I cannot get rid of after looking here is the wifi failing to authentication to my fritzbox on a regular basis. in ~ 2/3rd of the attempts, regardless if freshly booted or awaked from ...
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Wifi under Ubuntu 15.10 slower than under Windows 10

I am using a Dell XPS 12-9Q33 with the following network controller: lspci -vv 06:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 6b) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band ...
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How to Change DNS of network from Terminal? [duplicate]

I know how to change the DNS of my network from GUI Network Manager: Right click on the network manager icon in the panel and choose "Edit connections..." Select your connection from the wired or ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless not working on Acer Aspire E 15

Can someone help? I've tried the recommended fix used for ubuntu 15.10 and the Qualcomm adapter shown in another thread. Unfortunately it is not working for my acer aspire laptop E15 and the Qualcomm ...
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Wifi doesnt work after wake from suspend

After waking from suspend, my wifi doesn't work. I'm using a USB wifi adapter. In the Network Manager indicator dropdown, "Enable networking" is checked, "enable Wi-Fi" isn't appearing at all. When ...
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Ubuntu WIFI problems!!!! please help!

Hello everyone :D This is my first question on this forum, hopefully someone out there has an answer, as none of the solutions others presented seemed to have worked. :/ I currently have 3 USB ...