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

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16.04 LTS wifi connection lost randomly every 5 minutes

First I had this issue described here 16.04 LTS wifi connection issues but nobody was able to provide a valid answer. Recently this wifi connection issue gets even worse. I would lose wifi connection ...
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So, I am on ubuntu and there is no wifi option in the top right corner [duplicate]

I tried going to the network settings but it said that something is not compatible with the version that i am on or something like that. Please help me.
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Trying to connect to the internet, no WiFi symbol in the top right

Title says it all. I'm trying to connect to my WiFi network, but the WiFi icon that's supposed to be in the top right corner is no where to be seen.
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Wifi wont work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am currently unable to find any wifi connections in Ubuntu. It works fine on Windows 10, however. Ive scoured the internet, but all of the posts are extremely old and i appear to be the only user ...
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cannot enable wifi of Alienware R2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I just installed 16.04 LTS on my Alienware 15 R2 laptop and can connect to Internet via Ethernet cable but the wifi connection is missing. I tried the solutions posted on here and here and here but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (new install) not connecting to wireless router

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP laptop along with Windows 10. I use wi-fi router daily with windows to connect to internet. But when I am switching to UBUNTU, my laptop is not connecting ...
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WIFI adapter stop working

My wifi adapter stop working and the log shows those messages: Mai 01 01:33:56 felipe-G750JS kernel: ieee80211 phy2: rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request 0x07 failed for offset 0x131c ...
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WiFi does not work: Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Z51 Laptop

I followed the instructions in the top answer here: My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14 But got: (Reading ...
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Is it possible to use Broadcom BCM43142 wifi in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've spent hours looking on the net, tried various things. One site said that this particular card is not supported by the b43 driver so I have to use wl. And make sure that b43 is blacklisted which I ...
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Bluetooth Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Xenial Xerus in Asus F553MA

Good Evening everyone, Today I tried to configure my audio bluetooth device after the PC pairing and device, finding a problem with the audio that transmits the PC. Some time ago I had Windows 10 ...
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I really need help installing the Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 Driver!

I hope someone can help! Well here is a description: I am new to Ubuntu, and just installed it. I am having allot of trouble getting my wifi adapter to work... here is the model: Broadcom Corporation ...
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unable to connect to wireless printer

In using Ubuntu 14.04 on DELL XPS, I was unable to ping my previously setup printer that was working the day before. I found a solution but it took a lot of time. What is the fastest way to reset the ...
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wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 after a short time until I reconnect

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on lenovo laptop. My system is able to connect to my wifi router after the system starts, but after few minutes (15-16)the internet doesn't work even though the wifi ...
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Network issues wired and wifi [closed]

I have just installed elementary os and am getting issues with my network connection. Speed is slow with both wired and wifi and wifi drops frequently. Running on Lenovo z50-70 laptop Any ...
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Not showing any wifi connections after Ubuntu dual-boot

I am currently unable to find any wifi connections in Ubuntu. It works fine on Windows 10, however. Ive scoured the internet, but all of the posts are extremely old and i appear to be the only user ...
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Wifi is not detected

I just installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am having problems with the wifi. I went into additional drivers and enabled Broadcom and applied it but, even after I restart my laptop it ...
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Is it possible to convert Ubuntu 15.10 to 15.04LTS?

I upgraded to 16.04 last night to discover I've got no WiFi working on it. I whacked my 15.10 disc back in and reinstalled old reliable. However, from my understanding, 15.10 goes out of support in a ...
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TP-Link AC1750 install with installation CD, no ethernet, on Ubuntu

Attempting to install the software for a TP-Link AC 1750 PCIe adapter, model no. Archer T8E on Ubuntu 16.04. I did research before buying this to replace a Netgear adapter (which I had for a while and ...
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ASUS x550z cannot connect to the internet

I cannot connect to the internet on my ASUS x550z. Wifi will not work. When I click the internet icon it doesn't show anything available. I have tried to connect with Ethernet cable without luck. ...
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How to check for multiple hidden network SSIDs?

Hypothetical situation: I have 10 identical (snappy ubuntu core) devices in the same room. Every device has an identical list of 10 hidden network SSIDs and password combinations. When turned on, ...
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Why is my ubuntu 14.04 connecting to my wifi network, but not actually connecting to the internet when i use Mozilla?

As i said in the title, i recently installed ubuntu 14.0. My problem is that I can select my wifi network from the network manager, and according to the messages I get, it seems like it is connected ...
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Cannot Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network

Since upgrading to 16.04 LTS, I cannot manually connect to a saved network. I can connect if the network is not hidden after a rescan - just selecting the network from the menu or waiting for it to ...
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Xenial 16.04: D-Link DWA-182 [aka “Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter”] issues

Reply to @matpauranoo - Ok, did that, now it's recognised - ~$ iwconfig enxc0a0bbe29477 IEEE 802.11AC ESSID:"dlink-5GHz-92DE" Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK>" Mode:Managed ...
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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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New to Ubuntu, cant connect to wifi

I have ubuntu on a usb drive and have been booting from that to learn the os before i install it. I cant seem to get it to recognize any wireless connection (which work on the same computer when i am ...
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Wireless won't connect to the router

I try to connect to my access point but it does not connect and prompts the password window again and again, the computer works fine under Windows and other computer connects without issue under ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi stops working

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to connect to a wireless network and it successfully connects and works for a few minutes but all of a sudden it stops working and then i've to reconnect again. ...
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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WiFi interface not detected

On giving the command iwconfig I got the result as follows: enp7s0 no wireless extensions lo no wireless extensions I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop alongside Windows 10 , Please ...
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Wi-Fi Direct and simulateous broadban connection?

Does any have any tips/experience/links that would show the configuration to enable a Wi-Fi Direct connection and normal Wi-Fi (broadband to a Access Point) at the same time? From the Wi-fi.org ...
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How to access the USB stick in my router (Huawei B315) that is shared as a samba share

I want to access a USB memory stick that is plugged into my Huawei B315 LTE router. I have set it up properly as per the web configuration pages on the router but I have no idea how to access it ...
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Very slow internet connection on ubuntu 16.04

This problem was present with 14.10, 15.04, and 15.10, I simply haven't been able to fix it. I'm using Chrome 50 as a browser. I've changed the hosts: files dns line in nsswitch.conf file, and tried ...
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Troubleshoot personal internet failure

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and we have Wifi in the house. Lately (every 2 days), my laptop fails to connect. The Wifi sign loads forever (you know the white lines going bottom-up recursively). The issue is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 check wireless network adapter is working or not?

I have asus P53E laptop with running ubuntu 14.04. All thing was going on good. But suddenly I can see that the wireless is not working. I made several restart the system also googled over thousands ...
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rtl8723be drops wifi connection on hp pavilion notebook ubuntu 16.04

I have recently bougth a HP Pavilion Notebook and performed dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 lts and noted that no wifi networks on first boot. I've searched a lot (really) and did lots of stuff (installed ...
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To set up a USB dongle in 14.04?

I have a new usb wifi dongle which Ubuntu should support. I would like to enable it, and disable others because mac air's default wlan is not supported on Ubuntu. My motivation is to use such a wlan ...
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Will 16.04 Support Wlan driver of Mac air?

I can boot 14.04 and 16.04 on external HDD with my Macbook air 2013-mid. However, I cannot get the network settings work: no wlan and not even usb tethering from my phone. I run lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Upgrading to 4.6.0-rc6 kernel fixed my flickering screen issue but now WiFi doesn't work (Dell XPS 13)

I have a 2016 Dell XPS 13 (FullHD display, i5 version). It has a Broadcom wifi module (BCM4350) which you might know has pretty terrible Linux support. However, it is supported by the Linux kernel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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How to install RTL8723AE driver on ubuntu 16.04?

I'm trying to config ubuntu 16.04 on a MSI s12 notebook, but the network adapter (RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter) is not recognized by ubuntu. $ iwconfig syas: lo no wireless ...
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after installing usb wifi dongle, it stopped working after upgrading software, (still 14.04)

After installing a Netis wifi usb dongle using a procedure described in Questions 168032, it worked under 14.04. Then I updated software, and the Netis dongle no longer works. The dongle appears ...
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Make gives error

I was trying to install the drivers for my rtl8188ee. I used the make command to install the driver but I am getting the following output. make -C /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/build ...
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WiFi is off and cannot be turned on

Installed Ubuntu 15.10. While installation the WiFi was turned off forcefully and cannot be turned on. Cannot find any help within the system to reach the hardware status to enable it. Any help.
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Broadcom WiFi driver problem

I had Ubuntu 15 in my hp laptop and had upgraded to 16.4 recently. I used bcmwl-kernel-source to install the driver as I had done for 15, but iwconfig returns no wireless extensions. My adapter ...
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No Wifi in Qualcom Atheros - Ubuntu 16.04 - Acer Aspire E 15

After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in Acer laptop with Qualcom Atheros , it does not work. I tried , sudo rfkill list all 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: acer-wireless: ...
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Broadcom BCM43142[14e4:4365] driver doesn't work with kernel 4.4

After getting this question question closed I installed kernel 4.4 and the problem of the wireless card on Ubuntu 14.04 installation still remains unsolved. Any suggestion?
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Lost wifi after 16.04 LTS upgrade (from Ubuntu 15.10)

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, i have an Acer Aspire ES1-520 . Everything was working fine until some days ago when i've accepted to upgrade to 16.04 LTS (64x). Now i cannot use wifi. Is there a way to come ...
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Wifi connection in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. I am new to Linux platform. Ubuntu cannot detect the available Wi-Fi and I cannot run the n-m applet command. On typing nm-tool command in terminal ...
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Network Manager Ubuntu 16.04 - wifi connected no wifi networks listed

After I resume from suspend, or disabling WiFi & re-enable or disable networking and re-enable or connecting via ethernet and then unplugging cable, I pickup and connect via wifi internet ...
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how to creat wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04 since AP-Hotspot is no more working

I have upgraded to ubuntu 16.04. I was using ap-hotspot for wifi hotspot through terminal. It seems ap-hotspot is no more working, is there any alternative to create wifi hotspot ? if there is how it ...