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

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“Wi-fi disabled by hardware switch” (Any chance for a permanent removal?)

I have been looking around at forums and so on, and I know for a fact I am not the only one, and I actually have a temporary solution to my problem. When i've done a full hard reboot of my laptop ...
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Wireless wi-fi not connecting sometimes, especially first time

I have weird problem with wireless connection. I am using BSNL broadband connection..I had set up all things with my earlier Windows operating system..after someday I got new Dell Ubuntu laptop..it ...
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network-manager not working in ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 in Dell inspiron n5010, my network manager disabling wifi is not working. It was fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I need help.
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Problems with cloned MAC kubuntu 14.04

espero que esto vaya aca jeje pues resulta que instale la version 14.04 de kubuntu y ya no puedo conectarme a la wifi, mi proveedor de internet usa mikrotik y solo me deja conectar mediante una sola ...
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Asus X550LD, unable to connect to wired network

I have an Asus Laptop, with an Atheros AR9565 wirelss network adapter. The wifi works fine, but I'm unable to connect to a LAN or wired network. It disconnects before I'm fully able to connect. I ...
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Wireless - problem

I have Asus laptop (less than year old). I upgraded from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 13 just while ago. Everything seems to work except the wireless network; It does not respond to Network settings and on ...
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Wireless connection breaks down

I'm having trouble staying connected to the internet at work. It's strange because that hasn't happened with my home network, but there's something about the office's -probably more complicated- that ...
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<solved> Kubuntu - BT-adapter not detected

I have a Compaq nx8220 with a build-in BT-adapter. The problem is that Kubuntu doesn't detect it. I've got the bluetooth enabled in the BIOS, all required drivers installed, but it still isn't seen by ...
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How to enable bluetooth on hp pavillion g6 2230tx running ubuntu 14.04?

It has been a week now since I've installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my laptop. It is an excellent operating system far better than windows 8.1... It serves my purpose. It has everything that I need and I ...
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Sierra Wireless 313u 3G broadband modem will not work since upgrade to 14.04

I recently upgraded my Toshiba Portege laptop to 14.04. Since doing so, I cannot get my Sierra Wireless Air Card 313u to connect. Since this unit worked fine in the previous LTS version, I believe the ...
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Creating a wifi hotspot from a wired connection on Macbook for iPhones

I am trying to configure my own hotspot. I've tried following the instructions in this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/180734/297819 with no use. I don't have 'AP' appear in "Supported Interface ...
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Lubuntu wi-fi driver installation with no wired connection

I'm going to install Lubuntu on my parent's old PC (AMD 2200+ 1.8GHz, 1GB RAM, GeForce FX 5200) because new Linux Mint doesn't work with this GPU :( I tried the LiveCD and it does not look as good as ...
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Getting wireless to work correctly on Lubuntu: Belkin N150 and/or Linksys wusb11

First, let me say I'm a semi-n00b on Linux. So bear with me. Second, I've scoured the internet, and there's a dozen solutions, none of which seem to work exactly right in my situation. PLEASE don't ...
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How to completely reset ubuntu networking settings?

I would like to reset my network settings and services entirely as if starting from scratch. I had recently installed Ubuntu a few days ago, and deleted a important boot file. After installing Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesnt detect home wi-fi sometimes, but sometimes it does

My dell vostro running ubuntu 12.04 doesnt detect my home wi-fi every time I log in. Sometimes it detects as soon as I boot up. Sometimes it doesnt. I tried out various solutions given in similar ...
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RTL8723AE not connecting to Netgear WGT624 on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my computer and have been unable to connect to my wireless network on Netgear WGT624 with WPA2-PSK [AES] encryption. I have been able to connect to a ...
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Can I share a private IP address on Wi-Fi and Ethernet?

I have a laptop which is usually on Ethernet and has a static IP. Sometimes I need to take it away from my desk and use the wifi. How can I make the Ethernet and Wi-Fi use the same private IP address? ...
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Problem with wifi : Connection lost on closing laptop's lid

I am having a weird problem with my laptop wifi, it does not have any problems when I'm working on it also if I leave the laptop lid open it does not have any problems or when the screen turns off ...
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Trouble with TL-WN821nv3 wifi dongle and qbittorrent

Alright, so I'm having this very odd problem, I've tried everything I know and just can't seem to figure out whats causing it. I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. Randomly my usb wifi dongle will, for lack of a ...
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How to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer

I'm trying to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer. It came with a software CD which I have in my CD drive, but I'm not sure how to use it. As with Windows it just popped up and I believe a wizard ...
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Sierra WWAN Kernel Module Acting Strangely

So a few days ago I installed Zorin OS (basically, Ubuntu with a Windows-like desktop environment) on my grandmother's computer to save it from the slowness of Windows 7. Now, since she uses an ...
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Dell Latitude e6400 on Ubuntu 14.04 not working after resume from suspend

Can someone help me as I'm facing with the following issue: after resume my Dell Latitude E6400 from suspend mode it is not working and get a message like my wifi connection is offline and the system ...
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Installing rtl8812AU_linux_v4.2.0_6952.20130315.tar.gz

Hi while trying to get the drivers for my "EDIMAX AC600 Dual-Band High Gain Wi-Fi USB Adapter" I run into the following problem: After sudo apt-get install build-essential and cd /home/"USERNAME" I ...
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PC does not boot from Ubuntu live USB

My PC does not boot from the Ubuntu live USB that I made to install Ubuntu. What it can be? I tried installing Ubuntu on a virtual machine with the same iso and I had no problems, but when I restart ...
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Changing txpower does not stay

I am trying i change txpower with the command sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30 but after I enter that and type in iwconfig again, it shows the txpower is still 15. Any ideas?
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No wifi, network discovery, or recognised wireless interface after hybernation on 14.04

Recently upgraded to 14.04. Worked great until computer went to sleep. On wake, all signs of anything wireless had disappeared as mentioned in title. I've combed the forums, googled and tried so ...
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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how do i reset or uninstall wifi adapter

My ISP WiFi is not connecting anymore. Time Warner asked if i could have Ubuntu talk me through uninstall & reinstall.... finding a usa 800 phone number was the first problem. Now i am spending ...
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Wi-fi problem Ubuntu 14.04

I have BCM4313 802.11bgn wireless network adapter (rev 01), with is not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04. What to do?
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Unable to print to Brother printer by wifi

I have 2 computer with these configuration: KUbuntu 14.04 64 bits and these Brother printer: MFC-J6910DW The printer has wifi capabilities. I've setup a fixed IP address: 192.168.1.191. The ...
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wpc11 ver 3 with new install of lubuntu

I'm trying to conect to wireless via an older sony vaio laptop that is using a linksys wpc11 card, version 3. When I attempt to network connections only a wired connection is listed , tried to ...
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Mac wireless keyboard doesn't work in GRUB 2

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I cant boot into Mac OSX anymore. I am using the standard wireless keyboard that all Apple computers come with and it doesnt work at all in the grub 2 menu ...
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Synaptic can't find firmware-b43-installer

I recently installed Xubuntu on a Dell Latitude D630 and I had to install drivers for a Broadcom bcm4311 card. I downloaded b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer on my other computer and put them on ...
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How to make my ubuntu be a gateway / forward my WiFi connection over a LAN connection to a different machine

Sooo, the question is: Can someone please give me a neat step by step checklist i need to do to be able to 1) connect to a wireless connection 2) share (bridge?) that connection via LAN 3) have ...
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Turn off the Wireless card on each boot [duplicate]

I tried to disable the wireless functions at boottime like Lekensteyn described here: How can I keep a wireless card's radio powered off by default? But it keeps starting enabled after a reboot! I ...
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Guest connection keeps breaking for internet

I mention the Guest connection because I have no problem when connecting at home on my domestic network. This is a wireless institutional account which I was given a password to connect to. It's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: with bridge on wlan, no internet on kvm guests

I'm trying to be a "high-lander" sticking to KVM plus virt-manager to manage my VMs. But it's about a week I'm around trying to create a bridge that works for using with my VMs. I tried first tried ...
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Problem with wireless driver installation

I'm new user of Kubuntu 14.04 (since yesterday). It's my first linux and i've got some problems with driver installation. Cos i couldn't use wifi (option is permanently disabled) i tried to install ...
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hp EliteBook 8570p wireless button don't turn on

i got a new hp EliteBook 8570p laptop. After installation of ubuntu 14.04 amd64 alternate most things work except wireless. the wireless touch button/switch above the keyboard is always colored ...
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Huawei E3531: view signal strength?

I have a Huawei E3531 3G dongle (which works fine on Ubuntu 14.04, right out of the box). However, it registers as an USB-Ethernet adapter and I can't view any signal strength or other connection ...
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realtek rtl8192ee wifi card not working after installing kernel 3.16 rc2

I followed suggestions on this thread and installed kernel 3.16 rc2. Now my Ubuntu has successfully detected the wifi card and I am able to connect to my router. I also see that packages being ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN751ND not detecting networks (most of the time)

I have the TP-LINK TL-WN751ND. I only bought it and fitted it in the last week. However, it has been causing a lot of issues. Before I bought this PCI card, I researched online to see if it was ...
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Huawei E1752 modem connects to GSM network but no Internet access

My huawei E1752 dongle is recognised by Ubuntu 13.10, I can set up a mobile broadband connection and the OS tells me I have a network connection to the GSM network. The blue light on the device that ...
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Intel AC 3160 Not working on Ubuntu 12.10

I have install Ubuntu 12.10 and my wireless is not working. In other installations I only had to install a driver and it was working ok. But this time it is not the case. Every time I do iwconfig ...
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Platform ubuntu 14.04lts

I am trying to install driver from cd for ASUS Wireless-N150 USB Adapter that I got from adapter on ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, It is not recognized with by pluging in I have almost no experience in ...
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Network being disabled after shutting computer

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm running on a Dell Studio with a disable wireless switch. "Why do we even have that switch?" I wonder, but that's besides the point. Anyways, sometimes I just close my ...
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Wi-Fi problem : when I download the connection gets stuck

I have a problem with Wireless connection when I download torrents mostly but it happens anytime not only with torrents. Specifically when I download , Wi-Fi connection gets stuck and I have to ...
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TL-WN821N(v4) wont turn on (working on another installation)

I've had dual boot with ubuntu(work)+mint(general). The wireless card (TL-WN821N(v4)) used to work very well (not without issues, I had to receive help on linux mint forums) Now I decided to put ...
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Broadcom wireless driver on Lenovo B590

I've just bought a notebook Lenovo B590 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried the Live version of Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi wasn't working, but I went on Additional Driver and I selected "Using Broadcom ...
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Activate/deactivate Wi-Fi on Lenovo B5400 under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The ethernet port works fine. How can I enable/disable the wifi connection? I have no hardware button for this functionality. Under Windows I can press ...