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

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How can I get wireless connection

In Ubuntu, on my Vostro 1500 Dell, I can only connect to the internet though an ethernet cord. I just installed three different drivers suggested by other questions but not understanding all the ...
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Wireless hotspot does not want to go off

I am running LTS 14.04 I am trying to switch off the wireless hotspot I created but it keeps going on again. This stops me from connecting to any wireless network, which is frustrating. Has anyone ...
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Where are wireless or internet connection logs? [duplicate]

I want to go into a log file and see what happens when my Wi-fi drops, then take it elsewhere? Where can I find this?
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Wifi driver randomly shuts off [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. So I am very new and inexperienced with it. I had this issue when I had windows 8.1 installed. Randomly the wifi driver shuts off and to fix it I have to disable the ...
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Bad wifi connection Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235

My Dell XPS 13 have a terrible connection and I have a limited range of where it will connect to my router(15-20ft). I have tried to turn off the power manager but it doesn't seem to make too much of ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 does not work Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried in vain to get my wifi working again. I have a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and my kernel version os 3.14. I can work around it but I don't want to do it every ...
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14.04 wifi disconnect reason 2

Ubuntu 14.04 HW: rt2860 (I'm sure since is my eeepc 1000he) BUT seen from ubuntu as rt2890 lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT2790 Wireless 802.11n 1T/2R PCIe module: rt28000pci ...
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/etc/network/interfaces file empty

I don't know what I did but my network manager doesn't start up and my wifi doesn't work unless I do it all manually. I've read that I need to edit /etc/network/interfaces file but when I look for ...
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Mobile internet Router reconnecting problem

I am using Huawei E5776 mobile internet router , it works fine with my other devices , but on this ubuntu 14.04 computer it keeps reconnecting every 5-8 min. and when it reconnecting I have about 1-2 ...
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Wireless connection HP Pavillon dv6 not working

I'm trying without results to connect to my wireless network with the HP Pavillon dv6 but can't get it working. Haven't tried the Ethernet port yet. I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS today. How can I ...
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rtl8192ce connection drops and fluctuation on desktop with 14.04 64bit with Encore N300 PCI-E

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a custom desktop. I have Encore wireless N300 PCI-E Adapter ( seen here ) The driver is available for download at this link as well. I've read that a possible fix for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in lenovo g700 can't detect any wireless networks? [duplicate]

I have a new Lenovo g700 notebook, and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , but it seems not to be able to configure or list the wireless networks, How can i solve this problem :\ Any advice will greatly ...
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Wifi problems with qualcomm atheros AR9462 adapter

I got some problems with my WiFi adapter under Ubuntu 14.04. When I want to play games or watch videos from the web, I get frequently spikes and lags. It is annoying. So I pinged myself to see what's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi problems and blinking

I'm new to ubuntu and i'm having all sorts of problems, My wifi connection is super slow and intermittent, sometimes it randomly disconnects so I was wondering how do I go about to update the ...
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Problem with a BCM4313 on a Toshiba laptop

The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A660, running Ubuntu 12.04 and it has a wireless interface that doesn’t work. So, I went to the cterminal and typed sudo lshw -C network (as per the instructions in ...
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Set up router with my laptop, now the laptop can't see it

The title pretty much says it all. I used my Dell Inspiron 1110 laptop to set up my D-link DIR-635 router (i.e. give it a name and password), and when I rebooted the router to keep those settings my ...
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network unreachanble

I have a wifi router and all other devices are working fine (have i-net) On my ubuntu box I can connect to wifi network. I cannot ping anything: $ ip a 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 ...
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How to disable the [HP] ACPI button for the wireless card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Compaq CQ60 laptop. Ever since I installed Ubuntu (back on 12.04), the "toggle wireless" button next to the power button hard locks the WiFi adapter, causing me to ...
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Bluetooth connections are not displayed

I am trying to view my bluetooth connections, and I tried many commands, but none of the commands are displaying any kind of bluetooth connection. I am positive that my bluetooth is connected, because ...
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Wifi connect to AP but no internet connection

My Ubuntu 14.04 can discover AP names in terminal nm-tool, can connect to AP but still have no internet connection. I discovered when booting from live usb AP and internet works just as it should be. ...
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PEAP WPA2 Enterprise wireless connection at university not authenticating on Ubuntu 14.04

I know this question has been asked multiple times before but before you answer please consider what I have done so far: Used both Username & DOMAIN\Username Changed the line "system-ca-cert"'s ...
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ath9k Wireless Drivers ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Is it possible for Ubuntu to include ath9k drivers in their Kernel atleast I don't have to recompile my Kernel everytime a new update is installed.
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can't get Ubuntu 14 to see my wifi

I cannot get Ubuntu 14 to recognise that I have a wifi connection. I have set it up in ubuntu, but it does not "see" it. What can I do?
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Error updating / no wifi on Dell Vostro 2421 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I got this Dell Vostro 2421 just recently that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and this is the first time I will be using a Linux-based OS. I only have little knowledge of Linux commands, and I rely ...
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Connect to wireless device by WIFI

I am trying to connect a mobile hot spot[without any password] from Linux device. The name of the hotspot is "WT19i-Sid" without any password. But I ma getting "No DHCPOFFERS received." and I am not ...
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DHCP running at startup

In order for my WiFi at work to work I had to use wpa_supplicant, as the Network Manager just would not connect. Manually I use two commands: sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -c ...
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BCM4312 help 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 910. It's SSD died and so i needed a new OS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS looked awesome and was free. So i installed it on a 32gb sd card and now i'm running on that. The worst problems ...
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Suddenly stopped showing my wifi in ubuntu 14.04 in the list in Dell Inspiron 5420?

Suddenly stopped showing my wifi in ubuntu 14.04 in the list in Dell Inspiron 5420,googled a lot,could not go through a working solution.Any Ubuntu user faced the same,please help me? ...
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How to make Realtek RTL8723A Wireless LAN 802.11n USB 2.0 Network Adapter work?

On Ubuntu 14.04, the WiFi adapter RTL8723A doesn't find any network. Neither of these two workarounds worked for me: Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized Thread on Ubuntu Forums I ...
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Lenovo g700 & Ubuntu 14.04

i have few problems with this computer and ubuntu. Firstly, if i slide across my touchpad multiple times, the computer freezes. But if i use USB mouse, the problem won't occur. Secondly i can't create ...
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ubuntu could not detect eth0 network

after installing new version of this distro, that can not detect eth0 automatically command inxi -SNxz result: Network: Card-1: Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57786 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe bus-ID: 01:00.0 ...
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Wireless is not working in my system[hp pavilion 15][14.04]?

I have a HP pavilion 15-e057ej Laptop. In ubuntu 12.04.04 64-bit the wireless network worked fine. After I install fresh 14.04 64-bit, wireless isn't working - it's not enable. What can I do? ...
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ap hotspot connected but net is not shared

i set up a hotspot using ap hotspot,and my android phone is connected to the hotspot,but i am unable to access the internet on the phone, though it shows connected. i use Ubuntu 14.04
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How to install wlan driver?

I have the drivers for a Broadcom wlan card, I just don't know how to do any of it. I will post a link to he read me file from Broadcom to see if anybody knows how to help. here is a link to the read ...
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unblock dell-wifi soft block

rfkill list shows: 0: phy0 Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: yes I already ran rfkill unblock all and yet ...
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Belkin Wireless Adapter Card F9L1101V2 not Working on Ubuntu 14.04

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. However, the system does not have the driver for my wireless card (Belkin F9L1101V2). Does anyone have similiar problem? Any help is appreciated. ...
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need help removing wlan 'white list' on compaq QC-60-419wm

Okay i have bios that are blocking my Wlan card on boot up, i have the original phoenix bios file, along with modified bios that are supposed to remove the Wireless lan 'white list.' the biggest ...
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Internet is slow after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I am brand new to Linux so please be gentle! I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and dual boot with Windows 8.1. After the install Firefox was super slow compared to Chrome in Windows so I downloaded Chrome. It ...
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D-Link DWA-182 Drivers for Linux

When will Ubuntu have these drivers available for download ? Seems the Drivers for DWA-182 were released on 06/17/2014. They are for Linux ! Seems that I just don't know how to install them. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no wirless and wired connection, shutdown issue, installation repair

I am new to Ubuntu I installed Ubuntu 14.04 I have several problems which I cannot fix. I have run numerous commands to fix the issues. I have lost my wired ETHERNET connection. I cannot connect to ...
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Network settings on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a VM with the bridged mode. The host is Windows. I set these configurations to their right values: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.1.16.66 netmask ...
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Wifi access using Linksys AE1200

First of all you will have to excuse me - my Linux skills are very basic. I have recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 and have been very happy with everything until I moved the PC (Dell Optiplex 755 - ...
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WPA key not authenticating

I keep entering in my WPA key correctly, even checked it on my router and it still wont let me in. I am currently hardwired into my router and able to get a connection. I am using version 14.04.
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Wi-Fi discconects shortly after router reset

I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8. On windows, wi-fi works fine with high speed. On Ubuntu however, it's very slow that I can't open any website, and disconnects and reconnects again often. When ...
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Wifi not working on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed 14.04. After installing my wifi was not working, so i went to software & updates and in additional drivers i selected broadcomm driver My wifi worked for a week. Then now again it ...
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ASUS USB-N13 Wireless Adaptor Losing connection

I have just purchased a new ASUS USB-N13 as it was recommended for use with Ubuntu 14.04. MY connection is set up but closes around every 10 minutes, it then asks my for my Wi-Fi password again to log ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Wifi not working

My wifi is not working since I uninstalled network-manager-gnome. The output of sudo lshow -C network is *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: PRO/Wireless ...
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ubuntu 10.04 Wireless is not working in Toshiba satellite pro C850-15Q [closed]

ubuntu 10.04 Wireless is not working in Toshiba satellite pro C850-15Q Laptop but ubuntu 14.04 takes the wireless driver automaticaly,how to solve wireless problem in ubuntu 10.04
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Hp pavilion G6 with intel wireless 1030, driver is loaded but hard blocked, and no wifi

This notebook wireless isn't working. I have loaded the correct driver, but I get a message that the device is hard blocked. If I press FN + F12 it will only Enable/Disable soft block. Below id ...
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how to configure wifi in lenovo G57-70

I have Lenovo G50-70 model laptop i have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS wired network is working but wifi not how do i get wifi network? this is the output of sudo lshw -c network *-network ...