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

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wi-fi connection drops and doesn't connect

Wi-fi connects and works for more or less 10 minutes, then it drops. Then I try to reconnect, Network Manager just shows "connecting" animation, and asks my password from time to time. This continues ...
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Wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 with HP Envy Laptop

After googling I can see that Ubuntu is not very reliable for Wifi connections in laptops. Mine was working fine but after switching wireless off and on by accident (F12 key), Ubuntu was never able ...
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Installing asus_nb_wmi

I'm currently using Ubuntu on my Asus eee-pc with dual-boot (windows7 starter). Since the last update to Ubuntu 14.04, I can't activate w-lan. Neither on Windows nor Linux. But I'm guessing that the ...
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Seamless user mobility with wifi and ubuntu

I am trying to do an experiment using two ubuntu server machines. They are running ubuntu 12.04 and wifi adapters are connected. I made them wifi hotspots using hostapd. Now I have two access points ...
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Unable to connect to server: Starbucks wifi and newly installed Ubuntu

Ok, so last night I went ahead with adding Ubuntu to my yoga thinkpad along side Windows 8.1 I love it. Wifi works at home but I decided to drive over to Starbucks today to get some writing work ...
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Problem with Wireless Driver of Lenovo T540p Laptop

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 to my laptop. However, there is no WiFi interface. I tried Realtek drivers but they did not work. They made kernel crash at boot phase and the system could not become ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 wireless issues Dell Vostro

hello guys I have a problem accessing wireless on my laptop. Initially I couldn't connect but after searching through this forum I was able to resolve my problem. The issue now is that I have to run ...
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How do I fix WLAN hot key to toggle wireless state instead of airplane mode?

I've got a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 laptop (model 1143-3BU). Whether running Ubuntu 14.04 or Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon, its wireless hot key Fn-F9 correctly generates the XF86WLAN keysym and reliably ...
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pppoe connection login issue

I used pppoeconf command for setup a pppoe connection over the wireless in xubuntu 14.4 and follow all the steps based on ubuntu pppoe wiki but after run pon dsl-provider i cant connect to internet it ...
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WIFI not working on one specific wifi network

I have a DELL Latitude D630 and Ubuntu 14.04. The WIFI work perfectly with all wifi networks a part from my office wifi network. It used to work in my office until last June but now it is not working ...
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Revert modprobe -r wlan0

I followed some instructions hoping it will help me extend my battery life, as my Wi-Fi card takes a comparatively large amount of power. In doing so, I was told to execute "modprobe -r wlan0" without ...
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Can't activate my phisical wireless

In my laptop I have windows and Ubuntu, in windows the wireless works perfectly but ubuntu seems to think that I have my phisical wireless disabled, (I mean the wireless of the laptop) and wen I go to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 WiFi Drivers for HP DV5-1104TU

Newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Dv5-1104TU, just need to know how to install wifi drivers not able to access Internet through wifi over cable it works fine.
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Unable to connect to my college WPA enterprise network

I moved from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 last week. I could able to connect to my Internet from my home. But, when I tried to connect to college network, I'm repeatedly asked for either Certificate and ...
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WiFi not working after suspend. Have tried fix

Every time after my laptop is suspended (either from closing the lid or manually suspending), WiFi is disabled and clicking on the network indicator says that networking is disabled. The only way to ...
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How to configure D-Link DWP-156 USB modem to connect only to UTMS/HSDPA?

I am using D-Link DWP-156 USB 3G Modem (http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=DWP-156) with Vodafone India as Carrier on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. It works fine with Network Manager. But sometimes it ...
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Network adapter dissapears after using ubuntu

im starting using linux and I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my pc with windows 7. The problem is when I use ubuntu, the network card works normally but when i turn off the pc and/or restart and boot on ...
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Why wont my dell inspiron broadcom 1350 mini wifi adapter not connect to my wifi?

So I put Ubuntu on my dell inspiron recently and it will keep changing the wifi tick mark back to do not use when I click to tell it to use the device. Any answer is appreciated.
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Wireless 2.4 ghz headphones

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , before i used windows 7. I have MC-950 SPIDER headphones from Modecom. It's a wireless headset with wireless connection in the 2.4 Ghz technology. It seems like it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow connection with Broadcom wireless card

Few days ago I updated my laptop from 13.10 to 14.04 by reinstalling everything and I started having troubles with my Broadcom card. It was working well with previous version, so i don't know what is ...
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WPA2 Personel very slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an up to date Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). My wifi connection is very slow when I connect to a WPA2 Personel access point. here my wifi card ref: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802.11b/g/n ...
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Installing Git on Ubuntu, packet not found

I can't connect to my WLAN (Broadcom e4313). I searched online for a Solution and found a brmcsmac package which I should install with git. Now I wanted to install git with: sudo apt-get install git ...
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Setting a Static Ip on Ubuntu

I'm struggling with setting my static ip, nothing seems to work. When I enter my interfaces, it says (by default): # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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No automatic wifi reconnection to hidden ssid at other access points Trusty

I have some Laptops with the Broadcom BCM43225 802.11b/g/n WiFi card. I installed the driver wl0 version 6.30.223.141 (r415941). I make connection with a hidden wifi ssid. When I walk around with the ...
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wlan0 set up but not functioning when lan cable removed from beagle bone black

I'm using beaglebone black for my robotic project. I face the issue of not getting connection from the wireless dongle when I removed the lan cable after I confirm that all my configuration has been ...
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Wireless connection on Powerbook G4 extremely slow

Works fine with ethernet cable and other devices connect to the wifi no problem but my computer wont.
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Realtek RTL8723AE can not locate access points ubuntu 14.04

My computer can not find or connect to any access point. I tried connecting to a hidden connection and it still will not connect. I can only connect wired. I have looked for the last few hours on how ...
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Can't download anything on ubuntu 14.04

For months now I'm not able to download anything properly. Doesn't matter which browser I'm using. Even Ubuntu updates. Everything starts fine, but within 2 or 3 minutes the download speed drops to ...
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Wifi doesn't work - Ubuntu 14.04

Here is my problem: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop Acer Aspire E1-530 two nights ago and it worked perfectly. I woke up next morning, turned on my laptop and my browser (Chromium) said that it ...
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Wireless connection doesn't work

So that's all, my wireless connection in Ubuntu doesn't work, how can I fix it?? Further info: I have an Asus K550C with "Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter" Thank you ...
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Computer automatically disconnects from wifi: I have to restart to get back online

My Lenovo Ideapad G50-70 will automatically disconnect from the Internet at random moments on 14.04. The network will first just stop working without any warning, and after a while, it will disconnect ...
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WLAN gets disconnected (deauthenticated from … (Reason: 7))

My Wifi gets disconnected every few minutes (or sometimes hours). This is what I typically see in dmesg output: [ 1303.488008] wlan2: deauthenticated from 84:a8:e4:ed:f1:6e (Reason: 7) [ 1303.557239] ...
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pppoe connection with WIFI linux

as its obviously in my title its a common problem and maybe you give me duplicated ! But i read all the questions and other references , i found 2 thing using pppoeconf command and do other steps , ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad Wireless Hard Blocked

Until now my wlan has been working perfectly on a two week old 14.04 install on a brand new E540. It suddenly died on me, couldn't be turned on in settings > networks or via Fn + F8. rfkill output: ...
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Problems connecting to wifi and bluetooth on Lenovo IdeaPad Z370

hi i have i problem i install ubuntu but first i cant open the software updater then i reinstall ubuntu and now i can activate the wifi and the bluetooth the bluetooth controller is instaled but i ...
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Asus VivoPC VM40B & Ubuntu Wireless Issue

I recently moved into my girlfriends house. There she has Xfinity with Comcast. She also has a Windows 7 laptop, and a smartphone that connects to a wireless network without issue. Before moving in, ...
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WiFi does not work

Just installed ubuntu and my wifi does not work. I ran the script you have and this is the output I got. I have no idea what I should do now.. I know I have atheros AR2413/AR2414. I think I have ...
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No 'wlan0' on 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32bit on my "mature" Asus X50R laptop. Basically working fine and I'm using it to write this post, with a wired network. However wireless doesn't work. The ...
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airodump error: ioctl(SIOCSIFFLAGS) failed: Name not unique on network

# airodump-ng mon0 ioctl(SIOCSIFFLAGS) failed: Name not unique on network Tried most of the things like Backports but always gave me few error
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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Synaptic Package Manager dependency is not satisfiable

I am not familiar with linux but I am learning I installed the latest Ubuntu 14 on my machine vostro 1000. 64 bits. I do not have WIFI working and try to follow the topics ...
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Keyboard flashing lights after wireless configuration

Following this issue: HOW TO: ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation kern.log: Sep 28 13:59:30 Daoiz kernel: [ 26.851006] !!!Infra LINK UP !!! Sep 28 13:59:30 Daoiz kernel: [ 26.851010] !!! ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disconnect from Wifi when another device connect

Novice Ubuntu user here. I have a very strange problem. I have a wireless connection at home. At one time there could be 3 machines that are connected using wireless (Windows 7 laptop, Window XP ...
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Wireless card isnt working with Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Guest OS

I have set up ubuntu 14.04 on virtual box and its my first time using this os. My wireless adapter is intel centrino wireless-N2230 802.11n. It works fine on my windows 7 host.I tried to download ...
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How do I keep my Wifi from dropping out?

I have a System76 Gazelle, gapz8, running Ubuntu 14.04. My wifi keeps dropping out at random intervals. I have a new router, so I don't believe that's the issue, but I am in an apartment building, so ...
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HOW TO: ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation

I am a new Ubuntu user and doing my first steps slowly... I have a wireless usb like in this issue with the same problem. ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation After read it, I tried to follow ...
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Ubuntu Wifi and drivers problem

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8 on my Vaio laptop. Wifi is working on windows normally but it's not working on Ubuntu though I can connect to internet through ethernet.There is ...
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Is it possible to limit NetworkManager to a set of named interfaces?

NetworkManager is great for managing my wireless device, but I don't want it touching the virtual devices I create for network experiments (which I use with VMs or containers). I'd really like a way ...
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How to remove a wifi-hotspot on ubuntu gnome 14.04?

I created a wifi hotspot to use internet over my phone. But now I can't find any option to remove this wifi hotspot. It automatically turns on even if I close it. How can it be removed?
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How to trick android and ios devices into thinking they are connected to the internet

I have an ubuntu machine setup as an access point, but it is not connected to the internet. I simply want to transfer data between it and smart phones. The problem is, all devices seem to want to ...