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

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Ubuntu and the wi-fi

I'm not the first, and won't be the last, to be having wi-fi connection difficulties. My laptop is the Lenovo Notebook ThinkPad E550 and my version of Ubuntu is 14.04.1 LTS. It will connect to the ...
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/etc/network/interfaces suddendly stopped working

I'm experimenting problems with my ubuntu server 14.04 version. I'm only using this computer to access data from outside my home, it was working just fine but yesterday it refused to connect to ...
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LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter install

Purchased a USB adapter( LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter/ model WUSB6300) for my Windows laptop and the installation on that was easy. Tricky part is getting it to work in my Linux environment ...
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Cannot connect to VPN Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed vnpc and network-manager-gnome and have created a new vpn connection for my workplace with credentials I know are working for others. When I try and connect, I get an instant 'VPN ...
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Broadcom LY-PHY WLAN card does not work in 14.04.1 on HP Mini 210

I have an HP Mini 210-1040NR that previously ran Windows 7 Starter. Because of extreme lag I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and installed from a USB drive made by pendrivelinux. First, I used ...
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wifi worked until i rebooted

EDIT: issue fixed, thanks for the help So i'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu on my laptop a week ago (dual boot with win 8.1) and I think it's great. However i'm having a problem with my ...
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Suggestions for Epson WF-1110 WiFi printer?

I'm running Lubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386, and the printer install went seamlessly - system-config-printer found my printer on the network and recommended a driver. Unfortunately, that driver, and ...
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Wireless is connected, no internert access (14.04 LTS)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just yesterday, so it is completely new to me, and it connected right away with my WiFi connection and although everything seems good I don't have an internet ...
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WiFi Works but Wifi LED remains amber/orange on HP Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP 15-r007TX Notebook. I can connect easily to a WiFi network and browse the web but the WiFi LED remains amber/orange instead of being white. Can anyone ...
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Unable to get wireless in a HP G7000 laptop

Trying to get wireless in an old HP G7000 laptop to no avail. Already installed firmware-b43-installer but still nothing. This is the wifi card: ~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 01:00.0 Network controller ...
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How to remove the internet interfaces?

In my internet list there are several wifi id's which is always displaying even I delete them through the GUI. How am I supposed to get to the interface files and edit the interfaces of ethernet and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect my wireless network

So I've been using Ubuntu and I find one problem everyday, that is Ubuntu never detects my WiFi network whenever I switch it on. I need to either reboot my router / laptop to get it connected. The ...
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External Sitecom Wi-Fi antenna fails to connect to network

I let the external Sitecom Wi-Fi antenna to works, since the Ubuntu setup. So the connection has worked properly for many days... until it began to fails, despite all Wi-Fi networks are recognized. ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 not working on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I installed Broadcom BCM43142 using all methods I could find using Google and AskUbuntu, but they were all unsuccessful. I am running on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Wifi detecting but not connecting

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am able to see the wifi but not able to connect to it. It keeps asking for my password again and again. I am able to connect to my phones hotspot and and other ...
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Need Ubuntu Driver for D-Link

I am trying to switch to ubuntu. I am not good with anything yet. I downloaded ubuntu 11.1 ocelot... because it was compatible with the only internet access I have. I downloaded this ...
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wifi is not working in ubuntu 11.04 [on hold]

i installed linux inside the windows 7.wireless connection is not detecting.Please let me know whether i have to instal drivers or i have to change anything in settings. Thank you in advance
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Issues with my wifi after installing ubuntu 14.04

Good day. I am a new linux user and after installing ubuntu trusty tahr I couldn't use my wifi anymore. I issued the command lspci -vnn | grep Network here is the output: 06:00.0 Network controller ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wlan limit

months ago I was tried the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my LG A530 and have some problems with wlan speed. Now I'm here for try to solve this problem. In Windows 8.1 partition, my wlan get the maximum speed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

I'm new in Ubuntu and just downloaded Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS. The PC is working fine. The problem is that the internet is kinda slow. It loads the pages but it takes forever. Seen an HD quality video ...
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modifying wireless network driver by adding data structure to it

I barely have any knowledge about writing a device driver. But now I am starting to work on a project which requires modification to the wireless network driver. I am actually using the Intel Wifi ...
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Sort my laptop out

I have an Asus K450JN and I would like to use Ubuntu on my daily basis. But there's a few things I can't sort it out. First is wireless I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 and I can't turn on the ...
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Wifi cuts in Kubuntu 14.04 with RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo G50 and I have a RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am using a Kubuntu 14.04 and my kernel version is: 3.13.0-45-generic I am having some problems with the wifi. At the ...
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Assus K555LN wireless problems Xubuntu 14

Today I bough Assus K555LN and I cant find any drivers for my wireless. Thats the only thing thats seems to not work correct so far. Can you give me any advice or address to download drivers and is ...
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how to setup a wireless connection? [closed]

I have a Wireless USB adapter (Evo wingle). Now let me know how to set up an internet connection at my Linux OS (Ubuntu 10.10). I tried to setup connection, but failed every time as I don't know: ...
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eth0/wlan0 bridged, no connection without loopback

Ok bear with me because I'm fairly new to this ;) I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network interfaces seem to be bridged....wlan0 is being assigned the mac of eth0, also I have normal ...
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Can wireless credential information be save with a guest user account

What I have are laptops that have a customized user account and can auto-login and auto-launch Firefox browser. So the next step is I want to do is to lock down this user account. However, if I do ...
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Ubuntu Server not using proxy settings

i am using the ubuntu server package (terminal only) and i am struggling to get the proxy server working. there is no username/password for the proxy. When i am trying to do sudo apt-get update i ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 dropping connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on an Acer V Nitro laptop which has an Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 controller. The driver version is 3.13.0-45-generic with firmware 22.24.8.0. The connection is ...
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Ubuntu for devices terminal font size / any font size

I have installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. Kudos to the team for a painless install. I cannot change the default font (but that is a small problem). I cannot change the terminal font from incredibly ...
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Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth drivers

So, has anybody gotten the RA3290 Bluetooth adapter working? I've seen plenty of posts here, and tried all of them, and nothing works. Interestingly enough, I had the damn thing working by following ...
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sudo dpkg fails when trying to install wifi driver (on mac)

I finally created a persistent USB that runs on Mac, after a couple of weeks of failure after failure. However, now, I've run into the problem that the wifi doesn't work (because Ubuntu doesn't have ...
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How do I create a .conf file?

On start up I get this message: Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43.allhwsupport=1 I found an answer which stated I needed to create the file ...
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cannot connect school WiFi on 14.10 [duplicate]

I just install Ubuntu 14.10 and wanna connect to school WiFi(wpa2 enterprise/peap/mschapv2), but failed. According to forum solution, I need to delete a line called system-ca-certs=true. But I even ...
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wifi network drop on lenovo g50-70

I'm having problems with my WiFi on a Lenovo G50-70. After a certain time WiFi drops the network. then I have to go for rebooting the whole system to get it back again. please suggest me how to fix ...
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No Internet Connection although wifi connected ubuntu 14

I just installed 14.04 on my two Asus netbooks(same model which is weird). One works perfectly. The other one connects to my WiFi but doesn't connect to the internet. The only workaround I found out ...
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wireless network problem Ralink 5390

I have an HP notebook 2000 with a Ralink 5390 wireless card running 14.04 (trusty tahr). I can't seem to find the network drivers anywhere nor how to set them up (yes, I am a total Newbie to Ubuntu). ...
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BT home hub 5: WiFi connects and disconnects on Ubuntu

BT home hub 5: WiFi connects and disconnects on Ubuntu I installed Ubuntu in dual-boot mode with Windows 7. When I log in Ubuntu and select my home WiFi network. I am able to connect but after few ...
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3g modem after playing with ap-hotspot

I got some problems with ap-hotspot and earlier installation of hosapd. Software were removed and now I got some missed option in the network panel - see picture. How to make Disconnect (Rozłącz) to ...
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wireless networking randomly turns off and on

About half a year ago I bought a wireless card to put in my desktop(since there's only a wireless connection available at my dorm), and about a week ago I started having problems with it. a link to ...
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Can't connect to wireless (Ran the dropbox prompt)

Sorry to bomb the site with another wireless inquiry. I ran the script from the dropbox file listed in another forum post so hopefully you can help diagnose me. I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 (I know. ...
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wireless Hotspot speed is very slow in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I would like to ask a question regarding slow speed in wireless hotspot. i had a tata photon connection (dongle) from which i made a hotspot connection ( using kde-nm-connection-editor) and it worked ...
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Cannot connect to wifi

Good evening! I am using Cyborg (a Disro but is just like Kali linux) I am having trouble connecting to wifi. I used this guide for help, but the state of my wireless card seems to stay DOWN. Link to ...
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Wifi drivers uninstalled after shutdown

I am currently using bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2_amd64 driver for my Dell and as soon as I restart or shutdown the driver is being uninstalled. Currently I am installing it ...
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Cannot join wireless networks on Ubuntu 14.10. Macbook pro 7.1

I've got an Ubuntu 14.10 live usb I'm fiddling with. At some point in the 12.xx cycle my wifi started getting funky in Ubuntu, and it's never recovered. I've got a mid-2010 Macbook pro (7.1) using ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu 14.1 onto laptop wifi adaptor not recognized/functioning [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.1 onto a Dell Latitude D630. I had Windows running on it and the wifi did work then. After installing Ubuntu the wifi is nonfunctional. The wireless switch appears to do ...
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Wireless not working on hp-mini with ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

I'm currently trying to get wireless working on a hp-mini which has a broadcomm chip. I have tried several approaches found here and it looks like the interface is recognized, but still see no ...
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How to set up ProFTPd for home

I want to create a home ftp server that I can access from my pc using WiFi. On Windows I managed to do so by using filezila server, but on Ubuntu I am running into problems, I installed the ...
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Unable to connect to wireless in Dell lattitude 3540

I have a dell latitude 3540. and I am unable to connect to the wireless network. I have tried all the option I got from forum. I am using ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone please help?