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

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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 It has been replaced by lo, I have noticed that the wifi logo on keyboard isn't blue or orange on ...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 ...
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Intermittently cannot connect to Beats Bluetooth headset from CLI

I have a Beats Studio Wireless bluetooth headset that intermittently cannot connect to Kubuntu 14.10. This is what is happening: $ lsusb | grep -i blue Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge ...
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`airmon-ng` not working… Help please

When I run airmon-ng start wlan0 I get the following message posted below, then my wifi is not working. I then run ifconfig and I see my wireless device it active but no connection. The following ...
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no wireless after fresh install using wireless

I have just installed 14.04 from dvd. The iso ubuntu recognized my wifi, and connected to it. After the install completed and reboot, the new system doesn't have wireless connections. Suggestions ...
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Trouble using Linksys WPC54G ver. 3.1 in Dell Inspirion 5100 with Lubuntu 14.10

I'm new to linux. I've read several posts and tried several suggestions but nothing seems to help the specific hardware I'm using. I'm using a Linksys WPC54G version 3.1, which is a PCMCIA network ...
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Airodump-ng only scans channel 1

When I run airodump-ng mon# it only scans channel one and I'm unable to pick up any access point in my scans. Normally when I ran airodump-ng mon#it would scan all channels and show me the results now ...
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wifi, wired connecting

I have Lenovo C560, I´ve installed Ubuntu 14.10 64bit. Unfortunately I had a problems with unstable wi-fi connection. I tried to install some drivers and now I can´t connect to internet via wifi. Also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless issue on lenovo G50-70

Wireless driver stop working after some time, It works again after restart the OS. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my machine Lenovo G50-70
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 : Wifi does not work after suspend

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 as a dual boot with Windows 7. It seems to work fine, except when I suspend Ubuntu 14.10 and then resume, I cannot connect to WiFi networks (the computer cannot seem to ...
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Is there any way I can do an android screencast to my computer?

I know there are a lot of third party screencast apps and such, but I've seen android cast to a chromecast, and wonder if it is possible to do that to my computer running ubuntu. I think it runs over ...
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Connects to wifi, but not the internet

I know that there are a lot of similar questions here, and I've read them and tried a lot of them, and nothing works (I'm afraid I might have fudged something up, but I really have no idea). ...
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Ubuntu on Alienware disconnects from network after a few minutes

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Alienware 14. The problem I'm facing is that when I connect to my wireless router (DLink DSL-2750B) the connection works only for a few minutes before ...
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WIFI disabled when computer wakes from sleep

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I don't know why and I have tried everything I have to restart my computer every time it goes to sleep to gain access to the wifi. After sleep: sudo rfkill list 1: phy0: Wireless ...
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Asus F5RL Wifi problem

I went through several forums, but nothing helped me to see wifi networks on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Wifi LED is on, I have installed B43 driver as well as installer and nothing. I found out ...
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Wifi slows down if I connect with Bluetooth device on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a 75 Mbit/s Wifi connection and the Wifi generally works great and fast. Although if I connect to any bluetooth device (e.g. some Audio device) the Wifi suddenly slows down significantly, but I ...
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How can I display the list of available WiFi networks?

WiFi works fine on various Wifi networks. But the list of avilable networks accessed from the toolbar icon of nm-applet by no longer appears. I just see the known networks. The list of hidden ...
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Loosing connection with NetworkManager (Ubuntu 14.04)

I really don't know how to title this problem. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with NetworkManager. My problem is that after I connect to my WLAN (PSK Encrypted) I can browse and work normally. However, every ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work in ASUS X550L

I have an ASUS X550L pc running Ubuntu 14.04 The bluetooth doesnt work and stops scanning after about 20secs with no devices found. And the device is not found too even though its set to ...
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How to forward packets coming on wlan0 to eth0 after addind some header to packet

I have one application in which i have following setup, --------- LAN ------- Wifi ------- | PC1 | <=====> | PC2 | <=====> | STA | --------- ------- ...
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GUI way to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS

I need to connect to my Wi-Fi AP using "WPS Pin". Is there any GUI app for Ubuntu 14.10 I can use to achieve that?
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NetbootInstallFromInternet?

I'm currently running Fedora, and I want to switch to Ubuntu. So I found this installation guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/NetbootInstallFromInternet I do have wireless ...