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

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lshw not showing wireless card

After a long battle with my Netgear WNDA3100v2, I can now see my adapter with the lsusb command, but it is not showing up on the lshw. I did get the Broadcom BCM43xx driver installed successfully, so ...
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Bit Rate issues on ubuntu 12.04 Centrino Advanced-N 6205 wireless card

I'm having some issues with my wireless connection. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu ...
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installing wifi drivers on 2006 white imac [duplicate]

I recently purchased an imac on ebay and installed ubuntu on it but ther is no wifi available.I ran the command to find out the wifi card and this is what i got. ...
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No wifi on newly installed ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop. Everything works fine except that I cannot connect to a wireless connection. This is how it looks in front of me right now. I thought pictures would give more ...
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Installing drivers for TL wn723n v3

I downloaded the driver from here git clone git://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu and compile them but when I calling the iwconfig elk@elkcorp:~$ iwconfig ppp0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 ...
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Changing wifi username

My pupils are supposed to log on to the school wifi using individual usernames/passwords. Is there any way of not storing the usernames of previous users? Currently they have to edit connections, ...
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Can't connect to wifi using a 64 char pw

I'm trying to connect to a WiFi (WPA 2 PSK) with a 64 characters long password. Sadly Ubuntu only supports 63 or 64 as Hex. But where to enter this? If I just paste the Hex-Code it will be cut off ...
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wicd reconnection problem on beagleboard ubuntu12.10

I am using wicd 1.7.2.4 for connecting ethernet and wifi.when the network connection lost it did not reconnect automatically.I am already enabled the 'automatically connect to this network' option in ...
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Unique problem facing installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside preinstalled windows 8.1 on laptop lenovo z7080

I have recently buy lenovo z7080 laptop which has windows 8.1 pre-installed. I updated all the drivers and started to dual boot alongside windows with ubuntu 14.04LTS using dvd. I did enable legacy ...
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NetGear WNDA3100v2 802.11 not instaling

so far I managed to get the headers downloaded, and the system updated, I have ndiswrapper installed. But when I get to the checkinstall I get this: ***************************************** **** ...
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System Monitor -Network History shows activity when internet not being used

I am new to Linux, I noticed that the system monitor's network history shows activity when I am connected to the wifi even when I am not using my browser . Is there a way I could see which application ...
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How to remove error 127 after make command

I am installing olsrd for one of my project on ad-hoc network and not able to proceed further due to the following error:- yuvraj@yuvi-PC ~/olsrd-0.6.8 $ make [BISON] src/cfgparser/oparse.c /bin/sh: ...
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How to block access to all SSIDs except for a preferred SSID

I work in an enterprise environment and I need to block access in Ubuntu 14.04 to any unapproved SSID in a lab setup. The client only wants users in the lab to be able to access one specific SSID and ...
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Setting wireless to default in ubuntu server 12.04

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 to control a robot. There are laser scanners connected to eth0 and eth1, and I am using wicd-curses to control the wireless. I am sshing into the robot computer from a ...
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Losing wireless networks on battery power 14.04

Running Ubuntu 14.04. Using a Dell Inspiron 5520. I assume this has to have been asked somewhere before, but Google has not been showing me any love whilst looking for a solution. If my computer is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless Connection Drops

My Wi-fi connection works for about 5 minutes, until I can't load any page. After some time of not being able to load anything, the toolbar at the top indicates that I have been disconnected from ...
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WiFi indicator applet permissions

I am trying to use Ubuntu 14.02 to setup as just a free game and internet machine. So far everything is dialed in correctly except for one thing. The wifi indicator-applet (I believe that's what it's ...
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No wireless icon with Ubuntu 14.04 LiveCD [duplicate]

I am currently a Windows 8.1 user. However, I have used Ubuntu before in the 12.04 version and i really enjoyed it. Anyway, I have put the ISO onto a USB drive to use to install ubuntu on my laptop. ...
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RTL8192EE PCIe Wireless issues

I have a ThinkPad T450s that drop out of a wifi connexion after few seconds. Sometimes, I can't even connect to the network. I know it must be a driver issue, but the stuff I found online is about ...
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Not able to configure bluetooth wireless earphones w/3.11.0-12-generic kernel

Greeting Linux Debug Demigods, Just confiscated a really slick pair of Bluetooth wireless earplugs. I finally realized my machine does not include Bluetooth hardware, and so tracked down, and plugged ...
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Erratic connectivity problems with Eduroam on 14.04 - possible workarounds?

I have to connect to eduroam through TU Delft settings from the following link ...
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Power management for wireless unable to turn off in Xubunu 15.04 Vivid

I have tried everything that i can find on this site as well as the internet to turn off power management for the wireless card. ----------------My Current Conf-------------------- ...
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Dell Precision m3800 wifi “Hardware Disabled”

Network applet lists wifi as "Hardware Disabled." If I go to Software & Updates > Additional Drivers it indicates Broadcom Corporation: BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Adapter. This device is using an ...
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Eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)

Is there any possibility to use eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition? If this is the case what is the proper way to install eduroam on this device?
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Ubuntu Phone (Aquaris 4.5) How to connect to a wifi network wich requires an account?

So I tried to login to the WiFi network at my University, which requires an account and password, but I never came that far. Whenever I select one of the networks (there are 2 usable networks) it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 very slow wifi connection

Okay, suddenly today I have experienced very slow wifi (wifi only, modem still works great) connection on my router. Signal only shows 1-2 bars (the router is next to me, checking from phone it is 4 ...
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Trouble with WPA-EAP wireless network connection with Sony Vaio VPC-EA43FX [duplicate]

Just installed Linux and connects fine to the wireless network at home which is a typical WPA network. The problem though is at my work where the network there is WPA Enterprise with Protected EAP. On ...
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Kernel reports wlan0 “connection lost” frequently [duplicate]

I'm getting this message frequently: wlan0: Connection to AP f8:d1:11:44:01:06 lost This happens only on my work, not my house. I workaround this with sudo service network-manager restart or ...
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wireless internet connection suddenly slows down on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have Ubuntu 14.04. Recently wireless internet has slowed down for no apparent reason, but wired connection is working at Max speed with no issues at all. I have tried different solutions including ...
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ASUS X552V Network not working

I've tryied everything and now , i'm here with this question in hope to get an answer from a good man. How can i do my laptop to have wireless or LAN connection?
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Unstable WiFi on Lenovo T440p using Ubuntu 14.10

So basically I've wasted the last two days on trying to figure out how to stabilize my WiFi connection. Ethernet works perfectly fine, yet when I try to connect to my wireless network, my laptop stays ...
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Poor wifi performance on lenovo x230 compared to windows [duplicate]

I have windows 7 installed in one partition and ubuntu 12.04 in the other on my lenovo thinkpad x230. If I surf internet using windows while connected to the home wifi network, it works perfectly. On ...
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How to configure Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Cannot get Linksys AE1200 to work with Ubuntu 14.04

Apologies for being a complete and utter newbie - I have much to learn. Have tried following the steps from many different users and posts - including: How do I install the driver for my Linksys ...
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Wireless randomly disconnects from time to time

For some reason, my laptop's wireless connection randomly disconnects from time to time. It may suddenly disconnect when I'm editing a Google Docs file, when I'm cleaning my files or when I've walked ...
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WiFi range is getting worse

If I start up my laptop (EEE PC 701 running Lubuntu 14.10) my WiFi is normal, but every minute is the range 1% badder. And that's very annoying. If I use my laptop an hour, I have to restart it to ...
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Wireless Login Website CGI Python

Hey guys im trying to create a Web Page that will show me the SSID's I have around, in this page I create the option to select and join a server. The output from my wireless scan is generated with ...
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Erratic Wireless behavior

I saw all the posts but couldn't find any help. I have a Dell Inspiron 15-7537, and ran the following code: wget -N -t 5 -T 10 http://dl.dropbox.com/u/57264241/wireless_script && chmod +x ...
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Frequent wifi disconnection

I was using ubuntu 12.04 LTS and now replaced it with ubuntu 14.04 LTS Whenever I connect to a wifi network, I browse 1 or 2 pages and then internet stops working and then after few seconds wifi ...
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I can't shut down or connect to wireless? [duplicate]

I just reinstalled my laptop from windows Xp to ubuntu 14.04. and I put it to shut down overnight, but the next morning the laptop was still on in the black screen with this message: Ubuntu... ...
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Cannot scan for WiFi networks with BCM4321

I believe I followed this guide for installing WiFi drivers for my Broadcom 4321 chipset, but alas I still get the following: arjun@perseus:~$ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 No scan results For ...
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Internet connection over WiFi stops until reboot

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Toshiba Satellite L655. After few days of installing, the internet connection started to stop occasionally after an hour or half hour and sometimes after few ...
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How to implement a 802.1x authentication in wifi accesss point?

I have created a wifi access point in my ubuntu 14.04 using this procedures. But instead of normal WPA2 password , I want to implement the 802.1x authentication so that any user have to have a login ...
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How do I use a XBOX 360 Controller as remote controle for my Xbmc?

i managed to use my Xbox 360 wireless controller and even test it via jstest-gtk. I used this 'How to' to get my controller working. How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working? I tried the guide ...
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BCM43142 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

I tried many solutions given for other BCM43 drivers and nothing helped me!! I saw one guy posted that WiFi wont work for Wubi Ubuntu of BCM43142. I do not have ethernet connection too in my home!! I ...
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Possible to port Ubuntu Desktop to an Android Tablet [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it's possible to port Ubuntu desktop (specifically Ubuntu ARM) to my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Wifi Version (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Galaxy_Note_Pro_12.2) It's using ...
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I can´t configure wi-fi in ubuntu server 14.04.2 [closed]

I'm using ubuntu server 14.04.2 on my pc and I can't configure wireless network. I choose the name of my wi-fi and I choose wpa/wpa2 and put the password but the answer I get is: "cannot connect to ...
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wifi keeps disconnecting

I have a dell vostro 2520. when i try to download huge files or when i just watch youtube videos wifi disconnects. I had the same problem on preinstalled windows 8 too. I tought if i install an ubuntu ...
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WiFi+Bluetooth problem

I bought an HP 15-203TX DOS laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 which I downloaded from the Ubuntu website. On starting, the WiFi gets connected and works only for several minutes, then it's ...