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

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I have a question about proprietary drivers for two devices

I'm asking because I've looked but I'm still not sure and I don't want to chance it. I have two devices that can use proprietary drivers and the last time I used it on one of them it crashed the OS ...
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Plug and Play WiFi cards for a whole bunch of distros

I need a plug and play WiFi card for the following. If you know of a WiFi card model that is plug and play compatible with at least a few of these, please list it. Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali ...
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New install, wifi will not connect

I just did a fresh 14.04 install on a MacBook air, but it will not connect to the internet because it has no network devices enabled. I am very new to ubuntu, but can use the terminal quite well. What ...
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how to create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to create a wifi hotspot in Ubuntu like connectify creates hotspot in windows...where i can use internet on my laptop as well as mobile
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Connecting to the internet and installing MATE via terminal

So, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today, and everytime I log in in the GUI (Unity), my PC crashes. This also happened when I tried Ubuntu 13.10 last year, so I figured, it must be my graphics card. I have ...
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Sony vpcf11c5e wifi problem

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have a big connectifying error with ath9k driver: actually it doesn't connect to mine home network(on Windows everything is actually fine).I really don't know ...
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Security Issues in Hotspot

I list the device connected through ap-hotspot with arp -a Can I have following privilege over the device connected in my hotspot*: Disabling the device connected to my hotspot i.e assuming three ...
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Ubuntu can not ping Host Name but can ping IP?

well I just went into the Ubuntu world for administration. I found similar threads, except, I am able to ping my own Host name and IP address and my windows can ping my linux host name, but Ubuntu can ...
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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Network unclaimed for all network adapters

I know other people had this problem but I could not find a valid solution which fixes my problem. I have no done a fresh install or anything. Suddenly all my network devices disapeared and when I run ...
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My WiFi does not want to go on

When I try to turn on my WiFi under the network settings, it does not want to go on. Although I get lucky sometimes and it goes on, it does not pick up any wireless networks. Other times it seems to ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo G 50-30

I am facing problem to enable wifi on my Lenovo G50-30 Below are the command out put please help me out lspci | grep -i wireless 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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Belkin Wireless USB F9L1101v2 incompatible w/ 14.04?

Hey all and thank you for reading. I followed this guide: belkinf9l1101v2 and I can't seem to get it working on my system like this user was able to. Everything actually works properly up until the ...
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wifi disconects Acer V3 772 and ubuntu 14.04

I have a new Acer V3 772 laptop i installed ubuntu 14.04 as my primary OS everything works fine now except the wifi which randomly disconnects specially while using YouTube.
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Created wifi network not showing on other devices

i run ubuntu 14.04. my wireless is working fine. but when i create a wifi network on my laptop, it creates successfully, but other devices cant see it even when i try to connect to a hidden network. ...
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can't access internet through wifi router D-Link DIR-600L

I have a BSNL broadband internet type1 modem, from where I connect a D-Link DIR-600L N150 router. I configured my router on windows 8.1 platform. Since my laptop has a dual boot system, my laptop ...
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Wifi behaving weird after installing ubuntu 14.04

I am using a compaq presario cq43 laptop. Initially I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and was using a broadcom wireless sta driver(BC4313) for Wi-Fi. It was working well, then after three years I installed ...
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Suddenly lost my wireless connection

I used to have Ubunto 13 installed on my computer, it was the only OS in this computer. One day I was at home, connected to my usual wireless connection, watching a show, and suddenly it stopped ...
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How can I add a parameter on module at startup?

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 with an USB wifi adapter (rtl8192) and it use module rtl8192cu.ko I had a problem of dropping connection now and then . I fix my problem using these parameters : ...
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Can I set up wifi using netgear

I have a N300 Wireless USB adapter, can i set this up on my computer? Do i need to hook it up to a wired connection and install something?
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Networks not working after 14.04 install

Installed 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1721 that is running Windows Vista Home parallel. The wired and wireless network works fine in Vista but in Ubuntu it doesn't detect any network connections. I am ...
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Problems connecting to ad-hoc wifi network, how to update iwlwifi driver?

I am on Ubuntu 14, and i am trying to simply connect to an ad-hoc wireless network that comes from an ALFA AWUS036NHR wifi-card (setup was done on a mac). When i select the network, the system takes ...
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No Wireless Connection in newly installed ubuntu [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my machine and there is no wireless connection. I mean, the wireless card won't even show at the top pane of my desktop. I might also add that whenever the Ubuntu launches, ...
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pptp VPN over WiFi doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to set up a pptp VPN between me and a server. I am using network-manager for this. Now, the VPN works perfectly when I'm on Ethernet, whereas on WiFi my ...
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Have Ubuntu prefer one wireless adapter over another?

I have an integrated wireless adapter that works OK with Ubuntu and a USB one that works great. When I'm somewhere where I need the extra range and performance, I'll get out the USB adapter. But ...
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Wifi problems with Ubuntu 12.04

I have the wifi connected to my laptop as of now but if I switch off the wifi/modem and then later switch it on again my laptop using ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect it. The laptop only detects the wifi ...
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wireless networks not showing up

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a new laptop but I am unable to connect to any wireless network, let alone see any wireless networks from the drop down in the top right corner. My ethernet connection ...
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Unstable wireless N

I am getting a really unstable wireless N connection on Ubuntu 14.04. This is the lspci output for my wireless adapter: 07:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (rev ...
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No Wifi/Internet after Suspend

I have literally tried everything on the Internet but nothing helped me. The wifi gets hard blocked after suspend. Even Rfkill command won't work. Any help please?
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Samba Server does not work when using a wireless link

I have installed a samba file server on 14.04. This server works perfectly when connected via an Ethernet cable to my router. It serves as my file and print server at home. When i moved the box to ...
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no wired connection and wirewireless disabled [duplicate]

I am new to Linux kubuntu 14, i tried installing kubuntu 14.04 without internet connection which went smoothly, when i finish installing i was surprise to get a network or connection icon with a red ...
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14.04 Wifi Unstable

Wifi will repeatedly cut out after an undetermined amount of time. I've read the Unstable wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04 but I don't want to disable N mode b/c I want the faster speed. I have ...
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Listing DEVICES connected in HOTSPOT through Terminal

I connect my hotspot through ap-hotspot and I can see the notifications pop out displaying new device connected , device disconnected. (Because I want to learn about priveliges for access to use or ...
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Wireless cards went dead

It is my first time posting here and I want to thank you in advance for your time :). Well, so I will try to describe my problem... I am currently running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Toshiba laptop. I ...
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Set up linux laptop as wireless bridge

Okay so I just recently moved, and my desktop computer is connected to the internet through a USB Wireless Adaptor to pick up wifi. The connection is spotty (I will be connected with access sometimes, ...
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Can't connect to the wifi

I have ubuntu 14.04 and when I want to connect to the wifi my network manager found nothing and when I use this command sudo iwlist wlan0 scan It can find my essid wifi and when I use this ...
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How do I use wireless notebooks with Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I have just set up a Proliant G4 server with Ubuntu 14.04. It seems to be working fine. I am using a Lafalink LF-D10 wireless usb card. How do I use this as a home wireless server with Windows ...
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On upgrade from 13 to 14, wifi no longer works

I had Ubuntu 13 and wifi worked great. I just upgraded to 14.04. The wifi no longer works. Wired networking works great. I have put the output of wireless_script in ...
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Wireless adapter not working

I just install ubuntu on my acer Extensa 5420 computer. My computer does have wireless adpater but my computer doesn't show any wireless connections.I have try ubuntu help and i couldn't find anything ...
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Errors installing wireless driver

I have a wireless dongle and I'm attempting to install their Linux drivers. From here: http://www.edimax.com/edimax/merchandise/merchandise_detail/data/edimax/global/wireless_adapters_n150/ew-7811un ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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AR9485 - Kubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) wireless not connecting anymore

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a Asus PU301LA RO039G. Wireless and wired connection worked fine until yesterday, when the "I don't know what" happened. Symptom is the unability to connect to my ...
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Wi-Fi not working with my router but works with other access points

I recently bought a D-Link router and configured it. From my Android, the access point is providing full internet access. My Ubuntu laptop gets internet access from other access points. The problem ...
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Very slow WiFi on Ubuntu 14.04.1 ( RTL8191SEvB )

My laptop is dual-booted with Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) and Ubuntu 14.04.1 (x64). When it's booted in Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, with the appropriate Realtek driver installed, I get around ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Acer Aspire 4752 and Ubuntu 14.04, I'm unable to connect to WiFi, it keeps on asking password, but not connecting to the network.
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how do I access Wifi on xubuntu 14.04? It has something to do with with the proprietary drivers stopping me

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D620, I do not know what kind of wifi card I have but I do know I have one. When I turn it on Xubuntu doesn't attempt to search for wireless networks, ...
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My internet is slow since I installed Ubuntu

I am an inexperienced Ubuntu user. Since I installed Ubuntu my Internet connection on this computer has become too slow. Sometimes the internet connection gets disconnected or videos load slowly. ...
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Wireless connection is switched off when Ubuntu starts

I'm having problems with Wireless in my Ubuntu laptop. Whenever I start this laptop, the wireless connection for all the other devices in the house (other laptops, mobiles...) is switched off, ...
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“Wifi disabled by hardware switch” on desktop

I just installed elementaryOs on one of my old computers and can't get the wifi working. The network-manager (GUI) shows both installed cards (Atheros AR9227 and Ralink 802.11g) but claims that both ...