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

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Broadcom 4331 on Ubuntu 16.04 not working [duplicate]

I've been working on my MacBook Pro trying to get it to scan for Wifi the past day, I've been trying different codes in the terminal but none are working. The codes I've tried were for older versions ...
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Wireless problem with Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak] [closed]

Could not connect to the wifi.My wireless chip is Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak].
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect my WiFi SSID

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer laptop alongside Windows 7. Recently, I had to switch my modem/router, after it stopped working. I contacted my ISP's Tech Support and they send me a new ...
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Difficulty in connecting to wifi on my Ubuntu 14.04. HP-pavalion g6

I am not able to connect to wireless network on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I reinstalled the OS but still getting the same problem. I went through certain post and ran wireless-info.txt on my machine ...
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Killer 1535 and E2400 NIC Support in Ubuntu 16.04?

Is Killer -n/a/ac 1535 and E2400 Gigabit ethernet now supported out of the box? Killer's website says "latest Kernel updates are supported natively"! Can someone please confirm?
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Wifi not working on HP Probook 440G2 on ubuntu 14.04

I'm using laptop HP Probook 440G2 with ubuntu 14.04. I'm able to use Ethernet connectivity properly but when i'm trying to get connect with my wifi, it getting disconnect/connect again n again. I've ...
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Wifi networks are not showing in Ubuntu 16.04

Very recently I have made up my mind to use Ubuntu. Firstly installed the 14.10 version and that didn't went well. On that particular version the wireless network option was not visible. I mean you ...
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Wireless suddenly ceased to work

Until recently my wifi worked fine, but suddenly it ceased to connect to the wifi network. I can see the network on the wifi list but the connection fails. I'm pretty sure it's not a hardware issue, ...
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wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 16.04

I had a working wifi till half an hour ago when it stopped working on my laptop. There was no update etc, so I am quite amazed! I tried a few solutions like sudo rfkill block wifi sudo rfkill unblock ...
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Help compiling a wireless driver (Cisco AE6000)

I am trying to compile a driver for the Cisco AE6000 wireless dongle. It requires me to download the code for it and I am confused as to where to make the directory. This is the link to the ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on 16.04

About a week ago, I upgraded to 16.04 and ever since then, my computer doesn't seem to connect to wifi. I have Windows 10 on another partition, and that connects just fine. LAN connects fine too. ...
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Network Not Working When Trying Ubuntu

I just recently did a USB installation for Ubuntu, and when I tried it out, the network didn't work (both the wired and wireless). What am I supposed to do to get the network to work? (sorry, I'm ...
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How to Enable Wi-fi connection [duplicate]

after Upgrading , i applied Network Driver (Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless Driver”) but still no wifi worked how to solve this problem !!
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Broadcam wireless not working

I cant seem to use wifi any more on Ubuntu 16.04. I can only seem to connect to the Internet through the Ethernet port. Whats more is when I go to the software and updates/ additional drivers the ...
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No Network Devices available

I had Ubuntu 15.10 and upgraded to 16.04. Apparently it removed my drivers for wifi connection somehow. I can't use an ethernet cord either because there's no outlet. I have a Lenovo. How do I get ...
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Wifi problem on Ubuntu 16.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my vaio vpccb17fx with Intel Centrino Wireless N1000. Unfortunately my signal strength is very weak, it keeps disconnecting and actually I can't use Wifi! I don't ...
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How can I download firmware-b43-installer without internet access?

I just got ubuntu installed on my laptop but I can't access the internet on it. I have a flashdrive and another laptop that's running windows and does have internet access. I tried downloading ...
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Enable wireless not working

I can't activate the enable wireless option from the top bar , I can still get internet from Enable networking option (cable)
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Thinkpad T460p WLAN problems

Sometimes my WLAN works, sometimes it doesn't show any networks (although there are many; I can see it with my phone). Rebooting helps. I have an Intel Wireless 8260 chip. I use the proprietary ...
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Ubuntu flavours WiFI not working [duplicate]

I have asus e502m with Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller, and WiFi at home and at work eventually stops working. Connection icon remains in dock and it says that i`m ...
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Enabling onboard WiFi during USB install

How do you enable an onboard WiFi adapter that's not detected by the live USB installer? (I'm starting from Windows 10 and creating a USB boot device with Universal USB Installer.) My motherboard is ...
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Wi-fi problems on Compaq Presairio Cq60, 16.04 64 bit

The Wi-Fi system is behaving erratically. Firstly, the indicator in the task bar shows the ethernet symbol instead of the Wi-Fi one. Also the system randomly stops working with Wi-fi and claims that ...
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Wireless super slow - network adaptor RTL8723BE refuses to work

I am trying to make my WiFi connection working on Ubuntu 16.04 (the same was happening with Ubuntu 14.04). I've already tried different solutions and reinstalled Ubuntu more than 5 times. Here are my ...
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Identifying an application using network

When I ran the following command sudo netstat -lantp | grep -i stab | awk -F/ '{print $2 $3}' | sort | uniq on the terminal to check which applications are using the network connection, I got the ...
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wifi problem in ubunto 14 [duplicate]

i start to use Ubuntu 14, and i have a problem with my wifi. Actually im connectibg via Wifi in my laptop, but when i start ubuntu ( its installed by VMware ), i have internet but its showing like im ...
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How do I connect my laptop to wifi?

I downloaded Ubuntu on an old HP Pavilion dv6326us Entertainment Notebook PC. I am able to use an Ethernet cord to get Internet but I cannot connect to wifi whatsoever. Can someone please tell me how ...
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How to restore DNS being automatically obtained?

After a reboot I can no longer connect to the internet in the sense that it appears DNS lookups immediately fail. I am connecting via WiFi to my phone, which works as a dongle (I have no landline ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Network Driver

Complete beginner trying to connect to ethernet or wifi with Intel DH61AG mini pc running Ubuntu 14.04 Used "lspci | grep -i net" to find Ethernet Controller: Intel 82579V Gigabit and Network ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 live CD not accepting password for wifi - Ralink RT3290

Ubuntu 16.04 live CD is not accepting wifi password for the WPA2 wifi network. Wifi is Ralink RT3290 pci express wifi card. The wifi card is working with Ubuntu 15.10 live CD. Wifi driver rt2800pci ...
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No wifi on HP635 with Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on HP635. And there is a problem to get Wifi working. I cannot switch it On. The wifi power button is always red. I found a script on Askubuntu to get the full ...
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I cannot connect wirelessly on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, and surprisingly, it turns out I cannot connect wirelessly on it.I have no idea how to fix it. I did some search on Google and found some commands that provided some of ...
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Networkmanager does not know that I am online, after resuming from hibernate

The following question is very close to this question. When closing the lid of my notebook or going to hybernate and waking up my Ubuntu Mate 16.04 machine, the nm-applet shows, that I am offline. ...
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Wifi Stop after 30/40 minutes in ubuntu 16.04

I have a DELL Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop running ubuntu 16.04. When I first boot this machine everything was fine although gnome software give me some trouble to installing 3rd party software. But ...
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Wifi (and sound) not working on MSI GT72

My wifi and the sound doesn't work on my MSI GT72 Here is a script I found on this forum to determine the cause : http://paste.ubuntu.com/16228054/ I am on ubuntu 14.04. In fact when I say (my ...
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No WI-FI in Ubuntu 16.04 gnome [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu as dual boot with Windows, but I have the problem that I cant connect to my WIFI and I don't see any obvious problem. I have a Lenovo if this has something to do. On Windows ...
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Pulic wifi dongle unable to authenticate

I have a problem with authentification to public unprotected non encrypted wifi network(its similar to networks you find at hotels - it routes you to a web page where you enter password) that I am ...
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ubuntu 16.04, wireless keeps dropping every 7 minutes

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and the wireless keeps dropping. I have to keep unchecking and checking "Enable Wi-fi" to get it to work. The wireless device is an Edmiax USB device. Is there any chance of ...
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Can't get Wifi to work with Intel Wireless Card

I'm definitely not a Linux pro, but I can give a run-down of what I've tried so far: I've went to search for additional drivers, which didn't work. Ran apt-get upgrade, which didn't work. Installed ...
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DHCP connection does not set default gateway automatically

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). I've configured /etc/network/interfaces to bring up the wlan interface automatically using DHCP: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlp2s0 ...
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Wi Fi getting diconnected

I installed Ubuntu alongside W10 last month & whenever I use it, Wi Fi tends to get disconnected in 10-15 mins. I have tried and exhausted all the threads available on the online forums in the ...
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PEAP WPA disconnects

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and everytime i connect to my university's PEAP/WPA2 wifi, it disconnects immediately. system-ca-cert=true was not present inside the conf file in ...
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Ralink RT3290 Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 16.04

I am having huge trouble with ralink rt3290 wifi card. I have installed fresh ubuntu 16.04 everything works except the wifi. My wifi disabled by default and whenever i try to enable it, nothing ...
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Network manager does not connect wifi network after upgrade to ubuntu mate 16.04

I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu Mate 16.04 but th network manager does not connect to my wireless network, although the WIFI card is up and scans all wireless networks around. The Intel WIFI card of my ...
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ubuntu 16.04 - Wireless keeps getting dropped after about 2 hours

I have recently installed ubuntu 16 over my 14 install. Now every 2 - 3 hours the connection to the Router gets dropped. And it won't reconnect automatically, it tries too but doesn't. Also, at the ...
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Wireless n/w is not showing up in ubuntu 14.04

Wireless n/w is not showing up in ubuntu 14.04 after formating my pc, However I am able to connect internet via LAN. Please find below link contains wireless-info.txt file information ...
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Ubuntu LTS 16, WiFi doesn't work

I currently switched to Ubuntu OS after having Windows for such a long time. The WiFi was not working on the windows OS either, I thought that perhaps switching could help. Unfortunately, I can only ...
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Unable to install wifi drivers in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have a resource CD for WiFi drivers but it says unable to mount in Archive Manager. I cannot also install the Broadcom in Software Updates as I am unable ...
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Cohiba 3887 p54usb driver problem in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install driver of Cohiba 3887 p54usb Inventel UR054G in ubuntu 16.04 that works with the kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. The driver installed correctly and I found it in the list of wifi ...
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Cannot conntect to wifi on Ubuntu 14.04

I don't know why but I cannot connect with wifi in Public places. At home it works but in my work not. The password is correct because in Windows the internet works with the same password. Does ...
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I happen to destroy WIFI driver when upgrading gcc-4.8 to gcc-5.3

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.03 Trusty Tahr. As we know, the default GCC package version for this release is 4.8.2, but recently I upgraded it to GCC 5.3 (the latest version) following this answer: ...