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

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Wi-FI Stops Working upon Boot When Being Disconnected From Power While Turned Off

So the problem is fairly described in the title. The routine goes like this: I turn off the computer. The power cord makes a beeping sound, so i disconnect it from the laptop before going to sleep. ...
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WiFi Problem after 14.04 installation

I have DELL 6400 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 successfully. But, WiFi is not working though it shows the Broadcam driver. Could you please help fixing this. I do not have any LAN/Ethernet. I just have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect to WPA2 802.1x Enterprise Wifi [duplicate]

Recently I replaced the OS of my Samsung Smart PC Pro to 14.04, only to find that I cannot connect to my school's WiFi. The WiFi is PEAP authenticated with no CA certificate and requires the username ...
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All drivers software for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Is there any utility app or software to detect and update drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, such for graphics card, sound card, wireless and bluetooth drivers, USB drivers, System management drivers, ...
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Help! WiFi problems with Ubuntu. (Full logs)

Okay, here's the situation. I have a Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 05) WiFi card, and It really doesn't like my new router; It won't connect, the Wireless manager shows connection ...
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Dell latitude d630 no wifi

http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8695030/ this is what comes up. I dont know how to find or install the drivers for my wireless card. Help please. I also need help with the drivers for my camera.
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How can I get my 5G wifi to work?

I just got a fancy new 5G-enabled dual-band wireless router. My lspci says I have a: 01:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) So the 802.11n should be able to ...
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How to manage connections in Ubuntu 14.04?

I don't know how to manage connections in Ubuntu. I have this TP-Link MR3020 travel router, and cannot get it to work. The thing would let me extend the wireless signal. In windows I plugged it into ...
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Upgrading 14.10. Usb and wireless not working

can somone help me? I've upgraded ubuntu to 14.10, but in the end, none of the usb ports works and i can't acess any wireless network, what can i do? I've an Acer 5560. Thanks in advance. $ lspci ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - TP-Link TL-WN727N

I just bought a TP-Link TL-WN727N wireless USB adapter. I plugged it into my machine and booted, but nothing seemed to happen. I ran lsusb and there she was Bus 002 Device 002: ID 148f:7601 Ralink ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - Fn + F3 key does not work

I've just installed ubuntu after replacing the HDD on my laptop Acer Aspire 5742. I can't get the wireless to work. The Fn+F3 button does not turn on my wireless either. I've tried press fn+f3 once, ...
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Unable to edit network changes via GUI

I had a problem with ethernet so I recently re-installed all drivers using sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-`uname -r` Yesterday after restarting my settings were changed to previous ...
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ubuntu server: network precedence (wired before wifi)

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and have both "auto wlan0" and "auto p4p1" in my /etc/network/interfaces file as I have both a wifi card and a network port (described here). I want the computer to ...
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Wireless card drivers

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my ASUS laptop. After install, I find that it does not recognize my wireless radio. I ran lspci -vnn |grep Network and got the following information about my wireless ...
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How can one use wpa_cli to connect to a WPA network without a password?

The guest network does not have a password. Yet, if I run wpa_passphrase to get a key I neet to provide a 8+ character passphrase. > scan OK > scan_results bssid / frequency / signal level / ...
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Wifi not working - Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS - Realtek 802.11d RTL8192EE

I have recently got a new machine, a lenovo thinkpad T440s. I am trying Ubuntu 12.04 on it and it cannot find my wifi. I believe this is due to missing the driver for my network adapter. It's 2x2 ...
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How can I connect my BeagleBoneBlack to a Wifi Network?

I am having a tough time connecting to a wifi network. I am at school now, and the WiFi guest network is called UCSFguest. If I type in iwlist wlan0 scanning, I can see all the networks. How do I ...
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How can I configure wlan0 to scan for wireless networks and use different credentials depending on the networks in range?

Typically the wlan0 login information is kept in /etc/networks/interfaces. How can I configure the system such that it scans for wireless networks, identifying my home network, coffee shop, work, ...
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Xubuntu 14.10: wifi dropping out

My wifi connection keeps failingon xubuntu 14.10 beta2 (I had the same on 11.4, I updated because I read that the kernel update fixed it): it's suddenly unable to connect to anything. If I then ...
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14.04 on desktop, Wifi signal weak and refuses to connect at 25 feet from wireless router

The driver that my USB Adapter calls for is rtl8187L while Ubuntu has rtl8187 supplied. I'm not sure if that's the problem, but my desktop is capable of detecting my wifi network whenever I plug my ...
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issues connecting MSI wind u123 via wireless

Hello I own an MSI Wind u123 lspci output: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 22) lspci -nn | grep 0280 02:00.0 Network controller ...
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How to change wifi channel?

I want to change my wireless card to use a specified channel instead of auto. I've looked around and the way to do it seems to be by running sudo iwconfig wlan0 channel, however I'm getting SET ...
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Wifi Dies and doesnt Reconnect after Suspend Option (Ubuntu 14.04)

Before I get started, yes I have googled this problem LOL, this one seems to be the one that works: 13.10 suspend kills wifi connection The code that helps alot of people is this: [CODE]sudo touch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...
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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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Netgear WG111T wireless stopped working after upgrade

Upgraded to 14.04 with a working Netgear WG111T wireless dongle. Since then, no flashing blue light, nothing. ndiswrapper -l shows netwg11t installed. I've plugged and unplugged, rebooted, etc,etc, ...
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Is it possible to play music from Banshee to a stereo, wirelessly?

I would like to play my music from my computer via banshee, but output the sound to a stereo without using a cable, and still be able to control playback via banshee on the computer. Is it possible, ...
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Connectivity problems with Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN

I have a Toshiba Satellite A665-S5187X laptop with the Intel Wifi Link 1000 BGN wireless adapter. When running in Windows, it gives me no problems and works flawlessly. Whenever I try and use it on a ...
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ubuntu server: wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on my computer that has both a wired network port and a wifi card. I would like for the server to use the wired network if is not available, and use wifi when it ...
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Bluetooth Not Working for HP ProBook G1 with Ubuntu 14.04

I am Using HP ProBook G 445 - G1 with AMD A6-5350M APU and I have a problem with my Bluetooth. When I open the Inbuilt Bluetooth application it says "No Bluetooth Adapter Found" So, I am unable to use ...
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Ubuntu + W8 internet speed

I'm using Ubuntu for last few mounths and about a week ago internet speed decreased from average 400 to 20-30 kbps(on both using bittorrent and downloading pages), although on Windows it works with ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on Dell D600 Wlan Firmware

Since the first quarter of 2014 I had Ubuntu 12.04 running on a Dell D600 including wireless lan. The Broadcom was installed using: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer After ...
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Airmon-ng Problem

i had a wifi problem for a week and finally i solved it today but i have another problem now, i've installed the package aircrack and when i type the command sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 this is the ...
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How do I share my wlan0 internet connection to eth0 using command line and config files?

I understand how it is done using the GUI (1, 2, 3), but I need to do MANUALLY using linux command (iptables, ebtables ...). I have been struggling with this for days, and I can seem to get it right. ...
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When installing Ubuntu, it keeps hitting the “o” key…?

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu, but when I got to the step where I select the Wi-fi username and password, my computer spam's the "o" key. There is a little box beside the password box with a bunch ...
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cant connect to wireless network on 12

i recently bought DEll inspiron R15 ,it comes with ubuntu 12.04. everything was ok till a few days ago (probably after installing some updates), there was no evidence of wireless network on the ...
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Acer 3680 Ubuntu 14.04 No WIFI [duplicate]

lynda@lynda-Aspire-3680:~$ lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0a:03.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02) ...
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ndiswrapper driver problem

I'm trying to solve my wifi problem by installing the driver, for that i think i should install the windows driver using ndiswrapper, the problem is when i want to install the driver using this ...
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Ubuntu Intel wireless 3160 AC not working/slow/disconnecting/unstable

I had just bought a toshiba l50-b-1q0 with intel wireless 3160AC module. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 (I heard 14 natty is even worse) and tried different kernels: 3.12rc4, 3.11, 3.13.2, 3.17. But I ...
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Linux mint wifi device noton rfkill list [migrated]

I just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. But i could not get the wifi device. I googled and found rfkill list but only the bluetooth appears on the list. When i turn of the hardware switch even the ...
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WiFi do not work properly on Macbook Pro 7.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Hej, I have issues with connecting to WiFi on my mac from ca. '09. My mac can connect to the internet through a ethernet cable and when I write sudo modprobe -r 43 bcma sudo modprobe b43 it ...
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Ubuntu Wifi issue

I have a Lenovo G510 i7 and i'm looking for days for how to enable the Wifi connection, i'm now using the LAN connection using a network cable but i want to use the Wifi Connection. The problem is ...
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Can't find my internal IP Ubuntu

I've been trying to access Apache from my host so I could access it from firefox etc. I've been following the guide How can I access Apache (on VirtualBox guest) from host? from this page but when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAP Wireless

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced issues with Ubuntu 14.04 and Aruba IAPs. We are a school district with a dense deployment of APs (essentially 1 per classroom). Using Ubuntu 14.04, we have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi connection troubleshooting (other devices work fine)

I'm having problems connecting to a Wifi that I use often: Other devices like my smartphone connect fine to this network, and other customers don't have problems using it I can connect to others ...
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patching wireless adapter in ubuntu

I'm trying to use Aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 14.4.1 x64 on a virtual machine with direct access to my wireless adapter RTL8187L. i'm going to explain step by step of what i tried and what i got. it is NOT ...
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Wireless not working ( realtek RTL8191SE )

The card worked fine in windows 7. The realtek RTL8191SE wireless card won't work in ubuntu 14.04. It does show up in networks, but i can't turn it on. When i try press the: Turn on wifi in ...
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How to know If I have Wifi driver installed

I am following this guide to just test hacking Wifi, I have read in the manual of airmon-ng that entering the command airmon-ng will return interface status, under the chipset field it said "unknown". ...
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WiFI problems with 14.04 and 11bgn

I'm using ubuntu laptop and wifi router. The problem is that ubuntu works with router in modes 11b, 11g, 11bg, but not in 11bgn. In case of 11bgn it's able to connect to WiFi but can't download ...