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

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Turned off wifi in Windows, formated drive, can't turn on in Ubuntu

So...I may have made a huge mistake. I can't get my wifi working on my work Lonovo T410 after formatting the drive with windows 7 on it. I think the wifi may have been shut off when I obliterated ...
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Why is my wireless network no longer listed in NetworkManager

I have a problem where I'm getting disconnected from my wireless network. If I look in the list of NetworkManger it is no longer there, but if I run iwlist wlan0 scan it is found. $ iwlist wlan0 scan ...
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Enable Networking

I'm trying ubuntu on an HP atom mini-laptop. I boot from a USB stick. The network is disabled and I can't get it enabled. Available wi-fi networks are not displayed. Is networking limited/restricted ...
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Cannot FInd a Driver for a Wireless PCI Card, Netis Systems WF-2117

I'm running 12.04 and do not have a clue how to set up my wireless card. The strange thing is the box says that it's made by netis. But on a query (lspci) of the device, it says: 01:02.0 Network ...
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network controller disappeared on HP Compaq 6715s with ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am an absolute beginner with ubuntu and have no knowledge of how computers work (like Jen from IT-Crowd if you want). Until today I ran Windows XP alongside with Ubuntu 12.04 and everything worked ...
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WIFI restoring in ubuntu

i ran the command gedit /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf i also deleted the offending line wifi connection is showing in network manager but it is not connecting i also ran sudo iwconfig output is wlan0 ...
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WIFI connection restoring

I ran the command sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf it gives the following output in termianal ** (gedit: 3409): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to ...
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Make right+left click emulate middle click on wireless mouse

Anybody have or know of a sweet little workaround script I can set to running at startup that would allow my dilapidated mouse to keep providing me with middleclick functionality even though the ...
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Restoring wifi connection

i ran these command sudo rmmod iwlwif sudo modprobe iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 sudo su echo "options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1" >> /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf Now, my WiFi connection is lost and there is no ...
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WIFI connection not working

I ran these commands: sudo rmmod iwlwif sudo modprobe iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 sudo su echo "options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1" >> /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf Now, my WiFi connection is lost and ...
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can't change my wierless mac adress [duplicate]

i have network wifi adapter "802.11 WiFi (eth1)" of lenovo g560 the mac address of this adapter never changes i have tried every thing every method in windows but still the same mac address of that ...
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Cannot connect to internet in VMWare WorkStation 10.0 - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Server installed in VMWare Workstation 10.0 on host Windows 8.1 /etc/network/interfaces configuration is as follows. # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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New Asus 1015E-DS02 with Ubuntu 12.04LTS causes WiFi signal loss on WRT54GL

Some background info first: I have used a Macbook for the past 6 years. It's finally failing, so I purchased an Asus 1015E-DS02 preloaded with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am new to Linux. My cable internet ...
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WRT54GL doesn't work after upgrade fimware

-1 down vote favorite My wireless router (WRT54GL v.1.1) can not work anymore, after I did upgrade the firmware. After I upgrade the firmware back to the beginning (FW_WRT54GL_4.30.13.016_US_EN_code) ...
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Can't connect to WiFi and adjust brightness after crash

Disclaimer: I'm pretty new to Ubuntu; Lenovo G505s; Ubuntu 13.10 I was doing an update via the Software Updater when suddenly my laptop just hangs. I had to force shutdown (holding the power button). ...
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Cannot get the internet via wired or wireless connection trialling Ubuntu 12.04

As support for Windows XP has expired I am trialling using Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Compaq nx6125 but cannot get either a wired or wireless connection (has inbuilt wireless and both wired and wireless ...
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Missing phy0 wifi driver?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 beta 2 on my new laptop--a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2--and I couldn't use the wireless. So, I used rfkill list all, and got the result: 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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Block IP address on hostapd network

I share my internet access through hostapd how can I block the client of the AP from accessing a certain IP address?
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cannot connect to wifi and my switch is red instead of white

am using hp envy notebook 15 laptop and i just made my machine dual boot for windows and ubuntu. My wireless connection works perfectly in windows but cannot work in ubuntu,the type of ethernet card ...
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No connection to wireless internet during “Try Ubuntu” 12.04 from USB stick

I'm one of the probably many who's looking for an alternative to Windows XP, so I've put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB for booting and then successfully did Try Ubuntu without installing, which went smooth. ...
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How to use Wifi on Ubuntu with a dual boot (macbook air)?

I'm new on Ubuntu system and i do not manage to run the Wifi, I am using Ubuntu with a dual boot on a Macbook Air 6,2, Type of card : AirPort Extreme (0x14E4, 0x117) Version of internal program : ...
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Dell Inspiron N5010: Wifi Networks getting detected but not connecting

I am new to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and do not know how to use the terminal at all. I have tried whatever I could but I believe I need a little more step-by-step help. The WiFi Networks are getting ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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cannot access internet from ubuntu 12.04 lts wifi or ethernet not working

I installed ubuntu from a thumbdrive version 12.04 lts. If I run ubuntu from the thumb drive, I have an ethernet connection, but no wifi. If I install ubuntu, I do have any internet connections. ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 I can't connect with internet. There isn't established a connection with the router

From the USB installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my computer, with Windows XP in the other boot. From USB I have connection with internet without any problem. But from the computer there is the announcement no ...
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Need help very desperate to getting Wi-Fi

Hello there I'm new to Ubuntu and I am having Wi-Fi issues the problem I have encountered are that my wpa2 key is 64 and the wpa.conf only allows a maximum of 63 is there a equal to change it also I'm ...
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Lubuntu wireless driver problems (Lubuntu 12.04, Realtek RTL8190)

I have freshly installed Lubuntu on a friends PC, but I am unable to get the wireless working. There is no option to scan for networks and adding one manually does nothing. $ sudo lshw -C network ...
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Problem in connecting WiFi on A Dell Inspiron 1420

my Dell Inspiron running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, cant detect WiFi Signals and even not showing wifi icon also. I have tried several methods after reading around 20-25 Forums and blogs, but still their is no ...
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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linux drivers for hp pavilion g6-2201ax

I have the above mentioned laptop with pre installed windows 8. I have dual booted with ubuntu 12.04. I have wifi issue, my wifi card being ralink rt3290 pci. I tried to install it by downloading from ...
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My Wifi stops working after browsing the web

So I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I have this USB wifi device (TP-Link TL-WN821N V4) in my computer. Now when I use internet via terminal, everything is just fine, I can upload and download the whole ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 LTS WiFi disabled

aliandena@aliandena-HP-510-Notebook-PC-RU962AA-ABU:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes aliandena@aliandena-HP-510-Notebook-PC-RU962AA-ABU:~$ iwconfig lo ...
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RRM(Radio Resource Management) in WLAN

I am started to work on RRM. By reading 802.11k I understood that some information elements we need to add. As well as some new frames(beacon request/report, frame request/report)need to be added. Is ...
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fresh lubuntu install & wireless problems

I just installed lubuntu and the wireless connection does not work. No wireless connections show at all, but are visible on other machines. Ethernet works fine, and in the previous version of ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 on powerbook g4 “Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)”

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my powerbook g4 but when I try to connect to WiFi it says "Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)" How do I fix this? I am new to Lubuntu (and terminal). I ...
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Can't connect to wi-fi

I can connect to the internet using ethernet wire, but not using wireless adapter. Why isn't ubuntu recognizing the wireless network interface?
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How do I get a TP-Link N600 TL-WDN3200 wireless adapter working?

I am new to Ubuntu and this is the first time I tried to install Ubuntu. I burned 12.04 on a CD and installed it but Wi-Fi is not connecting it keeps asking for authentication. My Wi-Fi adapter is ...
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wi-fi connection problem

i have build in ubuntu in i5. It has kernel version 3.5.0-47-generic. The main problem is it's wi-fi was working completely fine but after some updates installation it stopped working and now i am ...
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System won't recognize any wifi networks

I have recently built a new computer, and first ran it with ubuntu. After installation I go to setup my wifi so I can download drivers and games but my wifi will not ever connect even after I put in ...
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Customise Suspend operation or create custom power option?

So basically I am using Ubuntu saucy salamander and I would like to be able to wake it from suspend over wireless. I can already do it when it has a wired connection but this doesnt really fit my ...
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How to install wireless dongle?

Good morning to all Ubuntu users. About 24 hours ago, I changed the operating system from Windows to Linux. While I used to be able to play around with anything in windows, now I feel like I am ...
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I want to use my computer as a WI-FI hotspot! [duplicate]

I have a Ethernet connection for my computer but i want to use Internet on my phone too. So can you tell me how can i use my computer as a wireless hot spot so that i can get connected in my phone ...
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Installing D-Link DWA-131 (13.10)

I found this thread: How do I install a D-Link DWA-131? But it has been closed. One comment referred to this guide: http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/74-ubuntu/277-ubuntu-precise-dwa-131-rev-b1 ...
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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Wireless connection button on Acer Aspire 2930z won't work!

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 2930z, along side my Windows 7 (Dual Boot). Problem is - I can't get a wifi connection - the wifi button is off and doesn't respond. Connection is ...
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Wireless connection cannot activate proprietary driver

Running Ubuntu 13.10 on a older HP Pavilion ze2200.Tried to download driver,says using a porprietary driver and cannot activate .Running Windows xp on same computer and wireless works fine. Is there a ...
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do,while in bash

I want to get RX and TX from each network adapter, so to get RX and TX from one network adapter, i used this commands : cat /proc/net/dev | grep 'wlan0' |awk '{if ($2) print $2}' | awk -v ...
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I need help with networks being duplicated?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. Let me start by saying I'm a newbie. Anyway when I start Ubnutu and login I get the empty wireless symbol. I then click it and try my network SSID's name. I get: Authentication ...
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Can I access the 4 addresses provided in the mac header of wirless 802.11?

I am writing a module that hooks a function on OUTPUT hook of the kernel netfilter. I want to access the complete information inside the mac header of the packet esp all the 4 addresses or in some ...
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Problem to start ssh automatic

My Ubuntu 12.10 don't start ssh automatic when I boot it. So when I use this after I restart my system appear Booting system without full network configuration and I can't use ssh for external ...