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

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Lenovo T400, Ubuntu 14 wireless hardware not working consistantly

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T400. My hardware indicator switch goes off and I am unable to connect to wireless. The network manager tool will not even display a wireless interface. ...
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Wifi Ubuntu Mac

I have a Ubuntu PC and I want to send data to a Mac via Wifi. The best solution would be to have a sharing directory regardless from the Wifi I'm connected to. I didn't find any solution for the ...
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Wi-Fi device not ready frequent error

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my system. I frequently get "Wi-Fi device not ready" error in Network Manager. When I run the following command: sudo service network-manager restart The Wi-Fi starts ...
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The wi-fi card doesn't connect

Since I have installed Ubuntu 16.04, my wireless network adapter doesn't want to connect to the internet. Can anybody help me fix this? Model: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter
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Wifi Only Works After Suspending MacBook Pro (7,1) with 16.04

This is apparently an issue, but has yet to get any concrete solutions to resolve it. I was hoping someone is able to help debug this. The WiFi will work just fine after awaking from suspend, but ...
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Qualcomm Atheros wireless adapter recognition problem

my asus tp200 laptop with ubuntu 16 does not recognize the wireless adapter (so, no access point to reach) in anyway I try. how to make it does, where to start? excuse my noobish.
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Wifi not working on newly installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 8.1

i recently bought acer aspireE5-573 which has inbuilt os windows 8.1 ,but when i installed ubuntu 16.04 on a new partition wifi is not working.not showing any wifi's that are available.i tried so many ...
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Laptop Can't connect to home wifi [duplicate]

I have a Qualcom Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter on a Samsung laptop and running 14.04. My laptop can see the wireless network, but it keeps asking for the password and I can't connect. I ...
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wireless connection problems lubuntu 16.04

First of all I want to mention that I am a complete noob in linux. I am running lubuntu 16.04 lts on an asus x200ca. The internet connection works perfectly as long as the cable is connected. But ...
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Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) WiFi not working

Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS By using this command lspci -nn | grep Atheros I'm getting following o/p. 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) I'm not able to ...
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Yet another wifi issue in Ubuntu with Qualcomm QCA6174…“WI-FI networks device not ready”

I have probably read every single piece of advice out there for fixing this issue to no avail. To make a long story short: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot. Wireless does not work. I have tried ...
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Windows VS Linux when it comes to Internet [duplicate]

In my home the computers running Windows have no problem connecting to the WiFi we pay. However, my Ubuntu 14.04 fail to connect every 2-3 days. A reset of the router solves the issue, but that's very ...
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Unstable and slow wifi on Ubuntu 15.10

I know this is a common problem in Ubuntu, but I have read nearly all the solutions posted and nothing seems to work. I have made so many changes, I don't know what to do anymore. I am using: RT3290 ...
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wifi disconnecting sometimes, ubuntu 16.04 LTS, realtek wireless drivers [duplicate]

in my ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS wifi disconnects sometimes, comes back after again after sometime. wireless drivers are from realtek lshw -class network WARNING: you should run this program as super-user....
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Wifi range very low Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I was using windows 10. After I dual booted it with Ubuntu genome 16.04, at first even the wifi network was not being detected. Later I fixed it following some guides, but the range is very low. ...
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Wifi not working on ubuntu 16.04

I have problems with wifi on Ubuntu 16:04 64bit. The problems started after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04. I've tried reinstall wifi drivers, but there was an error: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - installing Dlink WiFi drivers for DWA-131 E1

I need to install drivers for the aforementioned device on 16.04 asap. None of the other threads are helping I.e. there's always an error message in the terminal. Any help? P.S I'm a complete Linux ...
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Can't connect to wireless network with archer t6e // windows 7 and ubuntu 16.04

I just bought an Archer T6E wlan card and originally tried to install to Windows 7. I could see the networks but couldn't connect. I've restarted the router/ modem. I am now having the same problem ...
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How to install wireless USB adapter

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and wish to add a TP-Link Archer T1U USB adapter. I tried following manufacturer's instructions bit I'm totally lost. Then, I tried following instructions in Ubuntu and other ...
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just installed ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude d620 and no wired or wireless connection

just installed ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude d620 and no wired or wireless connection. Hardware: Dell Wireless 1490 Duel Band WLAN Mini-Card. Broadcom BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312]. Kernel driver:wl....
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Ralink USB WIFI

I was using a Ralink USB WIFI for quite awhile until the most recent Ubuntu patches. Now it no longer works. I tried using the commands that I originally used to get it to work but they no longer work....
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Wi-Fi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 on Z5170 [duplicate]

I have Ath 10k-6164 on my Lenovo Z5170 laptop and the WiFi is not working while using Ubuntu 14.04. It does work when using 16.04, but I need 14.04 for some of the packages still included in that ...
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Using Edimax AC600 EW-7811UTC Hotspot

I have a EDIMAX AC600 EW-7811UTC setup and connecting to Wifi but it will not let me use it as a hotspot or Ad-Hoc network. Xubuntu 16.04.
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Broadcom driver bcm43412 not showing

I deleted windows and installed Ubuntu. It worked perfectly well. For foolish reasons,I deleted Ubuntu and installed it again. But after that WiFi didn't connect and Ethernet cable did't connect. When ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: Problem with wireless roaming

Ever since the switch to 16.04, my laptop has had issues with college WiFi. College has a lot of APs with the same SSID, and devices are supposed to switch between them automatically. Strangely, it ...
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Issue with Wifi Driver [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS alongside Windows 10. However, WiFi doesn't seem to work. The Broadcom driver is showing up in the additional drivers menu but it says it is not working properly ...
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How to disable WiFi in ubuntu?

I want my machine to work only on Ethernet. I mean I want to remove the WiFi access in my Ubuntu.
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wifi don't work with xubuntu on dell inspiron 10

I 've installed xubuntu 16.04 on a dell inspiron mini 10. It 's look working OK but I can't enable the wifi. What should I do about this?
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Wireless Driver for Dell Vostro 1700 [duplicate]

I have looked up the relevant threads and tried the various suggestions. Thus far nothing has worked. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 1700. Everything works except for the wireless ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade turned my internet off?

I have an HP laptop 7 months old (10 inch screen) I have been running Ubuntu on it for 6 months without any problems, yesterday the upgrade for Ubuntu 16-04 appeared which I eagerly accepted, after ...
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How to Switch to Wifi if LAN internet is not working

I am using LUBUNTU. I need to switch to WIFI internet(if available) if LAN internet is not working. What I mean is that LAN cable is connected to local router has local ip address. But Internet is ...
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Lost wifi connection ubntu 16.04

My wifi connection is lost. Wifi icon does not change. It's looks normal and the connection seems ok. But actually, the connection is lost and I don't have any access to the internet. Do you have any ...
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How to Enable Wifi N-only in Ubuntu 14.04 on Broadcom BCM4360?

I want to get Wifi N-only work with my Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Air 2013-mid which has BCM4360 802.11ac so it should work well with Wifi N-only also in Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu In Software and Updates ...
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Wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use my wireless mouse with no success. I just plug the usb and I can see it when I execute lsusb but with no name: Bus 004 Device 005: ID 24ae:2002 What can I do? Should I install ...
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Ubuntu Gnome LTS 16.04. Laptop's wifi keeps cutting out and it won't scan for networks

Randomly, my wifi goes out and all networks disappear from the list. Refreshing does nothing, it won't scan. I have to go to Connect To Hidden Network in settings and manually type in my SSID and ...
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Wi-Fi is not working on Ubuntu 14.04.4

recently i moved from windows to Ubuntu on Lenovo G550 laptop.I don't know what went wrong on my wireless card.Here is the output of some of useful command to troubleshoot the issue. -----------------...
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Qualcomm Atheros 6164 - Wifi works for a few minutes and then dies until restarted

I've recently installed Xubuntu and can get the wifi working... for about at most 5 minutes at a time, after which point it claims to still be connected, but all attempts to visit any web page will ...
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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Proprietary driver not loaded after selecting it in Additional Drivers tool

Problem I bought a Linksys WUSB 6300 dual-band USB WiFi adapter to connect my desktop PC to the internet. As soon as I plug it into the USB I can select the corresponding proprietary driver in the ...
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My internet is very slow and freezes-unfreezes-freezes-unfreezes (16.04)

I'm wondering if there's a command I can write in Terminal to search for and update any outdated things (like network drivers, adapters, etc)? I have a Lenovo ideapad. When it ran Windows 7, the ...
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Realtek wifi driver problem rtl8723be weak signal [duplicate]

I have HP i3 laptop and I recently install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I could not detect my home wifi. Later I found out that the wifi gets connected only if Im like a feet near the router. It does not work ...
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internet connection and ubuntu shutdown

I was having trouble connecting to the internet,so I proceeded to connect directly via a cable. Then, after I connected to the internet, I installed Ubuntu One and Chromium and attempted to install ...
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15.10 - Cannot connect to wireless networks at home, but can at remote locations?

Ever since I plugged in an ethernet cable into my laptop at home I cannot connect to the wireless network anymore. It doesn't list any of them. Before it was working fine. The weird part is, whenever ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 16.04 new installation [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows, Wifi was working on both. Now I installed Ubuntu 16.04 erasing both window and Ubuntu 15.04. But wifi is not showing but Internet is working with wire. I have ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 fails connecting to a specific wireless network

I have a problem connecting to a specific wireless network, just could not connect or obtain an IP address. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Thinkpad t400, with the network adapter Intel 5100AGN....
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Hardware switch

I accidentally disabled my wifi network and now the combination of keys is not helping to enable it. It's 'hard blocked' but I don't know the button that would help me enable my wifi network.
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laptop wifi indicator not lit even though I'm connected

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus VivoBook X202E recently, and now even though I have a wifi connection, the wifi indicator on my laptop doesn't light. Switching back to Windows 10 makes the ...
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No Wireless with broadcom BCM4350 Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Dell XPS 13 9350 (skylake) Since the old kernel doesn't support the broadcom wireless card I updated to ubuntu 16.04, coming from 15.10. The 4.4 kernel should support ...
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cannot unblock the hardblocked external wifi device

i'm newbie to linux and i'm using external wifi device to connect with internet. After i came across with many site & forums ,i found that "hardblocked - yes" is making trouble.I tried many ways ...
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Xubuntu Wifi driver not working after update

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a TP Link T4U USB wifi adapter, whic is based on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. It has been working flawlessly for a number of months, up until Linux kernel 3.13....