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

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Unclaimed interfaces on Samsung n210

I wanted to bring back to life my netbook Samsung n210 and decide to try it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I first run the Live version from my USB pen drive, and it worked as a charm! Everything was ...
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wifi on toshiba laptop with rtl8192ce driver

I am wondering if there is a standard fix that works for the wifi in trusty tahr. I have a toshiba satellite L755 with the realtek rtl8188ce wireless adapter. I installed 14.04 three weeks ago and ...
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Wifi driver problems in trusty tahir, back to windows?

I've had loads of problems getting Wifi working properly on my HP laptop. the on-board chip is a pig. I got a TP link TL-WN725N Wifi dongle as the eBay seller assured me there were Linux drivers on ...
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Wifi laggy on rt3090 Ubuntu 14.10

Dear anyone that can help a beginner Ubuntu user, the wifi on my laptop is extremely unstable, Using the rt3090 internal wireless card, but Ubuntu is loading rt2800 drivers. My ethernet works ...
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Wi-Fi problems with HP laptop

I recently installed 14.04 LTS on my HP 2000-369WM Notebook PC. I think I need drivers to get my wifi to work. Can you help? Specifically, I need the text that you enter into the terminal that tells ...
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WiFi is not working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an Acer TravelMate 5520

Wired connection works. Ran: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree, then restarted - still no wifi. paul@paul-TravelMate-5520:~$ lspci -nn | grep 0280 05:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Ubuntu 14 - WIFI unstable and slow with rtl8723be

I have a very similar problem with this post: Ubuntu 14.04 Slow and unstable wifi connection But I could not comment there and that's why I'm asking a new question. I have a notebook with dual boot ...
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Re-enable Network Manager?

I started doing Ubuntu literally a day or so ago. To get a certain USB NIC to work, I had to disable the Network Manager; the readme stated that the Network Manager would interfere with the Command ...
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14.04 upgrade - wireless very slow. Wired better. Im a total noob - Help please

http://paste.ubuntu.com/9682323/ I followed the suggestion in another thread and made a script of my current wireless settings. I don't have the best internet connection but it was a whole lot better ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the wifi has stopped working. The pci id is : [14e4:4727] (rev 01). Any solutions?
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Sharing from one wireless port to a Wifi card

I have a Toshiba satellite M35. I have a wifi connection, using the built in Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG, to the internet and I can share it easily to the ethernet without any issues. Using ...
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Slow connection with 14.04 in a WIFI network [duplicate]

I have a ProBook HP laptop with 12.04 (PB-1), it connects to the WIFI and works fine. Now, I have just installed another ProBook (PB-2) with 14.04 (not 12.04), also connected to the WIFI, and ...
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Wi-Fi stops working when power unplugged. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Dell XPS 18, Intel Wireless 7260

It works like a charm when plugged in and can not connect to any network when unplugged. Have no problems when using Windows. I did all upgrades and even upgraded the kernel to 3.18. I've tried the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect to wifi button not working II

I have the exact same problem as described here: Ubuntu 14.04 connect to wifi button not working but a solution is not given. I am running ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have tried rebooting everything, ...
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Not getting wifi networks

I installed ubuntu 14.04 lts but there are no wifi networks showed in the list it always shows disconnected in networks.
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Drivers edup ep-n1556 driver working on ubuntu but not in lubuntu

i got an old PC without network card and I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 on it, when I connect my usb nano key "edup" in my motherboard usb connectors it can find my WiFi network, it is connected but it ...
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Wifi driver to manually install on small Acer laptop

I wonder if someone is available to chat with me on a messenger or chat program about an issue I'm having? I have looked up various threads and sources for the answer this problem but nothing is ...
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Local-network Bind DNS not working for wireless clients

I've set up Bind on Ubuntu Server 14.04 to act as local-network DNS. Client systems can now resolve the Apache default page to the local FQDN no problem, so I assume Bind is working. But none of my ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 and Realtek Wifi

I have a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and wifi network adapter Realtek RTL8723BE. My wifi works fine for some time, but after a somewhat random amount of minutes (between 15 and 30), it looses all ...
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no wifi connection administrator issues

I am (very) far from being an expert so i have stupid question about xubuntu How do i connect to the wifi 1- the wifi icon in my desktop bar has disappear 2- in the menu network i only have 3 tabs ...
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How to get all mac addresses of the pcs connected to my wifi… from my wifi connected ubuntu?

I'm looking to generate a list of the machines connected to my wifi. I'm myself connected though wifi, and would like to access this information though my wifi laptop instead of the pc that has the ...
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Compaq pressario c700 wireless makes no sense

Hi my compaq pressario c700 wont allow the iwconfig command to show my wireless card in the list. It has been replaced by lo, I have noticed that the wifi logo on keyboard isn't blue or orange on ...
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“Impossible” to install Ralink rt5370 driver on Xubuntu 14.10

I really need help to install this driver on Xubuntu 14.10. I have followed many threads on that but I couldn't get my WiFi USB network dongle (elmak SAVIO CL-63) which came with a CD-ROM containing ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Are old WiFi AP settings stored in Ubuntu Server?

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I used it earlier to connect to many access points I used ifconfig, iwconfig and /etc/network/interfaces file to do that Now, the WiFi adapter is de-associating from ...
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Can one add connections to new wireless networks at the login screen using Network Manager?

I've noticed that the Network Manager system tray icon is available at the login screen before I enter my user password, and that it will connect to the networks which have the options "Automatically ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 freezes when connecting to wifi - Netgear wg311v3

I have an old Dell Desktop that I am finally getting around to replacing Windows on it. The current location for the desktop has no wired location. I have an old Netgear wg311v3 card and have jumped ...
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How can I find my chipset, and tell if my adapter is ieee80211 or mac80211

I have a Realtek RTL8187SE B/G adapter on Ubuntu 14.10. I was wondering if there was a command that lets me find my chipset because I use "airmon-ng start wlan0", and it says that the Chipset is ...
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no internet connection-new to Ubuntu

I recently got a laptop on which I installed Ubuntu. When I first started using the computer everything worked fine. I could access the internet and had absolutely no problem whatsoever. However, ...
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Wifi networking has disappeared?

I am running ubuntu from a usb pen drive while waiting for ssd replacement, I had a resolution issue which I fixed by changing drivers and then putting my laptop in and out of sleep, but when I open ...
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Connected to Wifi, but no ping to router - Netgear AC6100 driver: 8812au

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with updates via Ethernet. Now I want to use my Wifi at home. I have a Netgear AC6100 (Wifi USB stick) and found a driver for the stick on Github. I compliled it and load it ...
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Wireless problem BCM4313 Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu community, Most of the times you've helped me a lot, when things got difficult. However, I'm facing problems now with my wireless and I don't know how to solve them. I have too little ...
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Bluetooth/Blueman won't detect bluetooth devices, other devices can't find computer

I have an Acer Aspire E14 which came with an internal bluetooth adapter. On Ubuntu 14.04, the adapter is detected alright, but the computer can't find any other bluetooth devices, and other bluetooth ...
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How to stop spoofed mac address from changing back when the wireless connection disconnects Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using macchanger to change the mac address, but when the wireless connection drops the mac address goes back to original. How do I keep the mac address from changing back when the connection ...
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connecting to a wireless network BCM 4318 Rev 2

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 to replace Windows XP on our family laptop. I have accomplished a sound OS with one exception. The laptop will not detect a wireless network. before ...
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Problems with network card driver

I have some problems with wifi. The same problems as shown here. So I followed this answer and it resulted in the WiFi status bar indicator disappearing. At least ired connection still works. So ...
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USB wireless Netgear adapter

I have just purchased a new Netgear N600 WIFI USB adapter for my desktop that currently runs ubuntu. I am new to ubuntu and still unfamiliar with it. If anyone could help me get this set up on my ...
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Low Connection issues with Ubuntu 14.01

I have a Toshiba Net book NB505 with Ubuntu 14.01 installed for using in University. I am having some connection issues with it but when other classmates are using their windows laptop,they are ...
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problem re-installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 on DELL inspiron 5454

I've just bought a second hand DELL. I always use Ubuntu, and DELL is usually very simple and straightforward, I usually never have any problems. However this DELL is having problem after problem. ...
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How can I change the functionality of the keys on my Ubuntu laptop?

I got a HP 255 G2 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to change the functionality of the F2,F3,F4,F6,F7,F8,F9,F10,F11 and F12 because F2 and F3 are used for changing the luminosity,the others are ...
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Black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend (laptop Lenovo, system Ubuntu 14.10)

Very ofter, but not everytime, I have a black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend. My version of Ubuntu is 14.10, and my laptop is Lenovo G50-30. I have read many similar questions and ...
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Can't connect to encrypted network with late 2012 macbook pro

I recently dual booted my late 2012 macbook pro with Ubuntu 14.10 and initially upon installation my macbook couldn't detect any networks. I did some googling and found this previously asked question ...
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Installing .tgz driver for Asus USB-N13 Wifi adapter [duplicate]

I've recently bought a USB wifi adapter, and wanted to install the driver, it's in the form of a .tgz so I'm unsure how to do this Here is the driver: ...
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Route specific program to specific NIC

I have two internet connection, One internet connection has very high latency, it has fluctuation in connection (there is a tree between tower & Wifi CPE, so signal goes up & down) but its ...
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wlan on xps 13 (sputnik 3) with ubuntu 14.04

I'm the very happy owner of a Dell xps 13. 12.04 work flawlessly on it. Last week I had the bad idea of upgrading to 14.04 (NO fresh install). Apart from a series of minor problems with touchscreen ...
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Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 problem!

I tried this Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 but i get this error sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 --force Error! Could not find module source directory. Directory: ...
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Can't connect to a specific WiFi network (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I can't connect to a specific WiFi networks. I managed to connect to others wifi networks in the past without any problem, and other devices (another laptop ...
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How can I make Reaver crack WPS faster?

I have Reaver 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 with a Realtek RTL8187SE B/G adapter and it takes almost 5-10 minutes to get from 0.01% to 0.02%. I always have my TX-Power at 30 when I use Reaver, the network is ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Asus F551MA

It's not possible to install either Ubuntu 14.04.1 or Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus F551MA, it goes kernel panic, switching back to text console and brutally freezes. Checking on launchpad, I found it's a bug ...
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What's the difference between `ifconfig`, `interfaces`, `ifup` and `ifdown`? [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to network interfaces and I'm confused with the difference between the 4 terms. I've seen the related question here: What is the difference between Network Manager and ...