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

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Wifi is constantly turning off

I am using Lenovo B50-45 laptop. Results of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. enp6s0 no wireless extensions. wlp7s0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"Clap Along" Mode:Managed ...
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No WiFi networks available - novice Ubuntu user

Recently installed 16.04 on my HP laptop; no WiFi networks showing up under network manager on the dashboard. I've tried installing new drivers but still no luck. The situation is aggravated by the ...
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After a few min my wireless connection stops working and can only be fixed by rebooting [duplicate]

The same question asked previously asked can be found is here It provides a program to collect data on the wireless connection The results of these wire-less scripts are this link My computer is a ...
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Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I faster on Windows than Linux

I just bought the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I wireless card for my PC, and it worked right out of the box, which is very nice. I tested the speed on speedtest.net and I was getting about 30 Mb/s, which is ...
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Wifi not working on HP laptop with Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 10. But after installation wifi is not working in Ubuntu. For command rfkill list it shows only bluetooth and no wlan. Output of uname -a Linux ...
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Lease on wlan0 renews every 15 seconds

Wireless performance is poor--a recent development. The following output repeats every 15 seconds in the syslog file: Jun 25 10:41:00 Bullwinkle dhclient: PRC: Renewing lease on wlan0. Jun 25 10:41:...
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What does it mean “unmanaged device”?

My network devices seem to be "unmanaged", or perhaps "managed outside the network manager". I assume this because of syslog messages like Jun 25 18:42:13 lati NetworkManager[811]: <info> (eth2)...
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WiFi drops irregularly Ubuntu 16.04 waking from suspend

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, previously I was able to suspend the computer and on wake all would work fine. Now, on wake from suspend the WiFi will occasionally drop at irregular intervals. I ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason [migrated]

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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lspci won't show Kernel Module [duplicate]

When I use any of the following commands (with and without sudo) lspci -v lspci -vv lspci -k they output a line with "kernel driver in use" but no line with "kernel module". How do I do to find out ...
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Wlan can see networks but can't connect to any

I'm aware this has been asked before, but nothing in those replies helped me. I'm using Lubuntu and up to a couple of hours ago everything worked fine (i.e. wifi was up an running). A weird problem ...
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Wireless adapter not working after updates TP LINK Archer T4U

I've got TP-Link Archer T4U and Ubuntu 16.04 In order to make it work, I installed community drivers from github The installation proccess was like this: # sudo cp -R . /usr/src/...
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Wifi occasionally stops working on Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04

I purchased a new Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop back in February. A couple of days ago I formatted the hard-drive and replaced the original operating system, Windows 10, with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Most ...
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NetworkManager fails to set IPv6 default route

In my syslog my NetworkManager cries: Jun 25 12:54:59 lati NetworkManager[811]: <error> [1466848499.853623] [nm-system.c:1266] nm_system_replace_default_ip6_route(): (wlan2): failed to set IPv6 ...
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broadcom bcm43142 wireless frequent disconnection in ubuntu14.04?

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my dell vostro 2520, earlier i had windows 10 but once i installed ubuntu 14.04(kernel 4.2) i have faced frequent disconnection in wifi. can anybody suggest any ...
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Try to install driver of Wireless adapter RTL8188CE

I'm very new at linux at all and my first challenge is to make enable my wifi adapter RTL8188CE on Ubuntu 16.04 What I did: download driver from here extract the package, then command make install ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1M9 Wireless not working

I recently purchased a Satellite C55-C-1M9 only to find the wireless connection does not work. It says in the settings that Ethernet is Disabled. I entered lspci -nn in the terminal window to find my ...
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How do I stop Xubuntu 16.04 from deactivating my wireless connection?

This happens sometimes whilst I'm actively using my laptop (Lenovo B50-80) but especially when the screen turns off to a black screen, I assume thats a screen saver? I set the screen timeout off and ...
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How do I get onbord WIFI to work on Ubuntu Server?

I have been trying to get Ubuntu Server to work with the built in WiFi on the motherboard with no luck. I was trying to troubleshoot it with some forum posts and edited the interfaces file. See ...
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Wi-Fi firmware crashing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter that works fine after rebooting the computer, but if I disable and re-enable wi-fi via the GUI control at the top right corner of ...
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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miss wifi hardware driver [duplicate]

After upgrading from 14.xx.xx to 16.04 I miss the wifi. Herewith is the nice report... so... anybody has a clue about what I should do now? Thank you in advance. dmesg | grep -i firmware [ 14....
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Recently installed ubuntu, wifi doesn't detect any networks

I tried connecting it via ethernet, after reading an answer that said that after 5 mins it will automatically download broadcom driver and then it will work.. I am very very new to ubuntu, so please ...
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unable to connect to hidden WIFI

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and when i try to use the connect to hidden WIFI network I can choose the network i prepared before but the button connect is always dimmed the user i use is member in these ...
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unstable wireless connection

when i connect to the internet with wifi the wireless still open and close and didn`t stop doing this until disconnect to the internet how can i stop this and make the wireless connection work well i ...
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Wifi doesn't detect any networks on 16.04

I'm having troubles with wifi. I'm using a MacBook Pro 7,1 with a Broadcom 4322 wireless interface, and it theoretically works, but it's not showing any networks. rfkill says that nothing is blocked, ...
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Problems related to wifi connection

I am facing this problem ever since I started using Ubuntu 6 years back. If I leave the laptop unused for more than 5 hours or so all my WiFi networks disappear and I have to reboot to bring them ...
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WIFI poor signal HP 15-af165sa

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:804a] Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV-...
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Wired conncetion icon is displayed instead of Wifi icon - Ubuntu 16.04

I am connected to a WiFi network but wired connection icon is shown: Screen-shot of the problem: I also can't see other available WiFi networks in order to connect to them. Output for lspci -knn |...
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Wifi connected but no internet access (Ubuntu studio 16.04)

The Wifi icon tells me that I am connected to the wifi network but I can not get to the internet via wifi (I can only connect using an ethernet cable) ping -c5 4.2.2.2 connect: Network is ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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Wifi disconnecting frequently (16.04 - Ralink RT5392)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer. Everything works fine except the wifi which disconnects frequently (5-10 times per day): each time I have to disable wifi and enable it to make it works ...
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I just installed ubuntu server 16.04 xenial in an old machine (small server at home). Wifi was used in installation but now it's gone, why?

I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and when asked in installation which lan interface I would like to use as default, I chose my wlan. It worked during installation. Now that the installation finished ...
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I am unable to access wifi in the network settings in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I open network settings, I am only able to create a new connection since there is no "Enable wifi" option. It seems I am only able to connect to ethernet at this time. Edit: I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to fixed a connection failure? [closed]

When I restart the WiFi connection, I had Internet for a while, until the connection is interrupted. What I can do? My PC is a HP probook
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MacBookPro11,3 wifi issue with Ubuntu 16.04

Good Day All, I have been having issues getting wifi to work in Ubuntu 16.04 on my MacBookPro11,3. Installation of the Broadcom drivers found here leads to dependency issues. If anyone has any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS make BCM4313 also use channel 12 and 13

I have already done some 5h of online research to fix this problem but somehow I can not manage to have my wifi adapter use channel 12 or 13 (which my router will use when set to AUTO channel). ...
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New installation - no wifi [duplicate]

Have have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 laptop, alongside Windows 10. My problem is I have no wifi. In the Terminal I ran the command: sudo lshw -C network My wifi adapter was ...
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Trouble with Alfa Network UBDo-nt(5) RT3070 on Ubuntu 16.04 (and Kali 2)

Please help to resolve my very sad and annoying issue - I have NO idea what to do to compile/install my USB Wireless Adapter and get it working. I've tried various instructions and manuals with no ...
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How do i connect to Wifi thorugh Terminal in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

After searching many answers i tried sudo su command which asks me for a password which i m unable to enter. Also when i try wlan0 it says no device found. How do i connect to my WiFi.Please explain ...
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Repeated prompt for wifi password without connection

My (old) laptop keeps prompting me for a password to my wifi. It does this repeatedly and does not connect even if I am sure the password is correct. I would like to state that I have no idea what I ...
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linux format magazine cd won't boot?

I recently purchased a Linux Format Magazine and decided to boot the Ubuntu Desktop pack cd into my Alienware x51. I disabled secure boot keys and csm and set the boot order to DVD first then network ...
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How to run wifi hotstop from Ubuntu 16.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but i am unable to start the wifi hotspot feature from the network settings. After turning the hotspot, the dialog box is showing that the wifi hotspot has been ...
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I seem to be unable to connect to wifi networks in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I go to connections settings, I need to create a type of connection that needs an SSID. I'm not sure how to got a list of nearby wifi connections. I can connect through ethernet, but I have no ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working, and not connecting to wifi

I have an asus 1225b eeepc i installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it all went well until i restarted once it told me that the installation was complete. My keyboard and mouse on the laptop isn't bieng ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - No Network Manager [duplicate]

I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my laptop & I can't seem to get it to connect to WiFi. I tried using the Network Manager but it won't even start. At first I thought it wasn't installed so I ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter + Ubuntu 16.04 woes

NEWS: Added update 1 Added update 2 I am trying to build a new machine using the Gigabyte GA-970 G1 Gaming motherboard, together with a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 N900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express ...
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Using Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless Network Adapter) [duplicate]

I've visited each and every thread on the topic and tried every solution available over the last two days, including using ethernet to import the drivers from GitHub, but my Laptop refuses to ...
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After upgrade to 16.04, wifi signal strength jumps from perfect to zero and back

I upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS on HP Z230. Internet connection worked perfectly under 14.04 LTS. There were no hardware changes. The computer connects to the router by a wireless usb device (...