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

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How do I stop Xubuntu 16.04 from deactivating my wireless connection?

This happens sometimes whilst I'm actively using my laptop (Lenovo B50-80) but especially when the screen turns off to a black screen, I assume thats a screen saver? I set the screen timeout off and ...
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How do I get onbord WIFI to work on Ubuntu Server?

I have been trying to get Ubuntu Server to work with the built in WiFi on the motherboard with no luck. I was trying to troubleshoot it with some forum posts and edited the interfaces file. See ...
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Wi-Fi firmware crashing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter that works fine after rebooting the computer, but if I disable and re-enable wi-fi via the GUI control at the top right corner of ...
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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miss wifi hardware driver [duplicate]

After upgrading from 14.xx.xx to 16.04 I miss the wifi. Herewith is the nice report... so... anybody has a clue about what I should do now? Thank you in advance. dmesg | grep -i firmware [ 14....
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Recently installed ubuntu, wifi doesn't detect any networks

I tried connecting it via ethernet, after reading an answer that said that after 5 mins it will automatically download broadcom driver and then it will work.. I am very very new to ubuntu, so please ...
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unable to connect to hidden WIFI

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and when i try to use the connect to hidden WIFI network I can choose the network i prepared before but the button connect is always dimmed the user i use is member in these ...
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unstable wireless connection

when i connect to the internet with wifi the wireless still open and close and didn`t stop doing this until disconnect to the internet how can i stop this and make the wireless connection work well i ...
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Wifi doesn't detect any networks on 16.04

I'm having troubles with wifi. I'm using a MacBook Pro 7,1 with a Broadcom 4322 wireless interface, and it theoretically works, but it's not showing any networks. rfkill says that nothing is blocked, ...
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Problems related to wifi connection

I am facing this problem ever since I started using Ubuntu 6 years back. If I leave the laptop unused for more than 5 hours or so all my WiFi networks disappear and I have to reboot to bring them ...
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WIFI poor signal HP 15-af165sa

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:804a] Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV-...
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Wired conncetion icon is displayed instead of Wifi icon - Ubuntu 16.04

I am connected to a WiFi network but wired connection icon is shown: Screen-shot of the problem: I also can't see other available WiFi networks in order to connect to them. Output for lspci -knn |...
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Wifi connected but no internet access (Ubuntu studio 16.04)

The Wifi icon tells me that I am connected to the wifi network but I can not get to the internet via wifi (I can only connect using an ethernet cable) ping -c5 4.2.2.2 connect: Network is ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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Wifi disconnecting frequently (16.04 - Ralink RT5392)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer. Everything works fine except the wifi which disconnects frequently (5-10 times per day): each time I have to disable wifi and enable it to make it works ...
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I just installed ubuntu server 16.04 xenial in an old machine (small server at home). Wifi was used in installation but now it's gone, why?

I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and when asked in installation which lan interface I would like to use as default, I chose my wlan. It worked during installation. Now that the installation finished ...
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I am unable to access wifi in the network settings in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I open network settings, I am only able to create a new connection since there is no "Enable wifi" option. It seems I am only able to connect to ethernet at this time. Edit: I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to fixed a connection failure? [closed]

When I restart the WiFi connection, I had Internet for a while, until the connection is interrupted. What I can do? My PC is a HP probook
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MacBookPro11,3 wifi issue with Ubuntu 16.04

Good Day All, I have been having issues getting wifi to work in Ubuntu 16.04 on my MacBookPro11,3. Installation of the Broadcom drivers found here leads to dependency issues. If anyone has any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS make BCM4313 also use channel 12 and 13

I have already done some 5h of online research to fix this problem but somehow I can not manage to have my wifi adapter use channel 12 or 13 (which my router will use when set to AUTO channel). ...
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New installation - no wifi [duplicate]

Have have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 laptop, alongside Windows 10. My problem is I have no wifi. In the Terminal I ran the command: sudo lshw -C network My wifi adapter was ...
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Trouble with Alfa Network UBDo-nt(5) RT3070 on Ubuntu 16.04 (and Kali 2)

Please help to resolve my very sad and annoying issue - I have NO idea what to do to compile/install my USB Wireless Adapter and get it working. I've tried various instructions and manuals with no ...
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How do i connect to Wifi thorugh Terminal in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

After searching many answers i tried sudo su command which asks me for a password which i m unable to enter. Also when i try wlan0 it says no device found. How do i connect to my WiFi.Please explain ...
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Repeated prompt for wifi password without connection

My (old) laptop keeps prompting me for a password to my wifi. It does this repeatedly and does not connect even if I am sure the password is correct. I would like to state that I have no idea what I ...
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linux format magazine cd won't boot?

I recently purchased a Linux Format Magazine and decided to boot the Ubuntu Desktop pack cd into my Alienware x51. I disabled secure boot keys and csm and set the boot order to DVD first then network ...
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How to run wifi hotstop from Ubuntu 16.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but i am unable to start the wifi hotspot feature from the network settings. After turning the hotspot, the dialog box is showing that the wifi hotspot has been ...
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I seem to be unable to connect to wifi networks in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I go to connections settings, I need to create a type of connection that needs an SSID. I'm not sure how to got a list of nearby wifi connections. I can connect through ethernet, but I have no ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working, and not connecting to wifi

I have an asus 1225b eeepc i installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it all went well until i restarted once it told me that the installation was complete. My keyboard and mouse on the laptop isn't bieng ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - No Network Manager [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my laptop & I can't seem to get it to connect to WiFi. I tried using the Network Manager but it won't even start. At first I thought it wasn't installed so I ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter + Ubuntu 16.04 woes

NEWS: Added update 1 Added update 2 I am trying to build a new machine using the Gigabyte GA-970 G1 Gaming motherboard, together with a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 N900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express ...
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Using Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless Network Adapter) [duplicate]

I've visited each and every thread on the topic and tried every solution available over the last two days, including using ethernet to import the drivers from GitHub, but my Laptop refuses to ...
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After upgrade to 16.04, wifi signal strength jumps from perfect to zero and back

I upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS on HP Z230. Internet connection worked perfectly under 14.04 LTS. There were no hardware changes. The computer connects to the router by a wireless usb device (...
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Record my daily internet usage? [duplicate]

I want to record my daily internet usage. NetWorx alternative for ubuntu software. Networx screenshot take from windows
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Device Not Ready (Firmware missing)

Im using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in network menu shown: Device Not Ready (Firmware missing). Please help me to get work my pc's wireless adapter. When i run lspci -v it shows 09:00.0 Network ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 problems connecting to eduroam

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and have been connected to my UNI's eduroam wifi fine till a week ago. Now it keeps asking for my password and wont connect. Have tried workarounds from other similar questions ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and trying to get drivers installed for wireless USB adaptor

I'm unsure how this OS really works but I'm having a hard time finding information on installing drivers. Coming over from using Windows. Where can I find those drivers and how can I install them ...
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I stop working wifi, MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter

I still did wifi and it worked , but after installing the program , he passed out , and I have the same Problem is , I do not have wifi . Maybe somehow you can restore it ?
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NetGear WNA3100M Wireless N300 not detecting any WiFi

On Ubuntu Mate 16.04. Did the steps in my own question here, but to no avail. The output of lsusb is exactly as in the former question, except the device is on Bus 002. At the time of the first ...
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WiFi doesn't work on ASUS X550C ( [duplicate]

Please help configuring WiFi on ASUS X550C notebook. It simply does not show-up. What can be done about this? Ubuntu version 16.04 lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate ...
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How to get the RSSI of an AP I'm not connected to?

I can get the RSSI of an AP I'm connected to by simply doing: iwconfig wlan0 | grep "Signal level" But how do I get the RSSI of a specific AP that I'm not connected to? If I do iwlist wlan0 scan I ...
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Wifi loses internet connection after awhile [duplicate]

I just purchased a new lenovo ideapad 100 (100-15IBD) with a realtek wireless adapter. lspci showed me this :- 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless ...
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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How to see information of a WiFi hotspot I once tried to connect to?

I would like to see some information, including MAC address, of a WiFi hotspot that I tried to connect to and failed in the past. I can not try connecting to it again any more, because it is not a ...
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Unable to detect my wireless network card and also unable to access other disk drives

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a partition for dual booting it alongside windows 10.But my system cant detect the wireless network card on ubuntu even though it works perfectly on windows(my ...
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Cannot install additional Broadcom wireless drivers

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I am trying to install additional drivers for my wireless card (Broadcom BCM4360), but when I click "Apply", it just resets the option. Similar to this question, except ...
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Ethernet and WiFi not working on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. Ethernet and Wifi are not working. I tried plugging in the ethernet cable but it did not work, Dialogue box appeared saying "Ethernet disconnected". I ...
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Fix slow wifi on Asus UX303 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Asus ux303ln-r4290h. Sometimes I have a very unreliably and slow Wifi connection (sometimes it works perfectly). I tested it with curl and google and it took 14 seconds to load. DNS lookup, ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I am new here and new with Ubuntu. I have version 15.10, connected to my macbook pro retina. I am trying to get wifi to work, but no networks are detected on my computer, so I am using an ethernet ...
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wifi is not working on ubuntu which has ralink RT3090 wireless driver

I have tried many versions of Ubuntu, but my wifi is not working. My wifi is a RT3090 wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe. Currently I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. result of wireless-info script: ########## ...