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

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how to setup a wireless connection? [closed]

I have a Wireless USB adapter (Evo wingle). Now let me know how to set up an internet connection at my Linux OS (Ubuntu 10.10). I tried to setup connection, but failed every time as I don't know: ...
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eth0/wlan0 bridged, no connection without loopback

Ok bear with me because I'm fairly new to this ;) I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network interfaces seem to be bridged....wlan0 is being assigned the mac of eth0, also I have normal ...
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Can wireless credential information be save with a guest user account

What I have are laptops that have a customized user account and can auto-login and auto-launch Firefox browser. So the next step is I want to do is to lock down this user account. However, if I do ...
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Ubuntu Server not using proxy settings

i am using the ubuntu server package (terminal only) and i am struggling to get the proxy server working. there is no username/password for the proxy. When i am trying to do sudo apt-get update i ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 dropping connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on an Acer V Nitro laptop which has an Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 controller. The driver version is 3.13.0-45-generic with firmware 22.24.8.0. The connection is ...
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Ubuntu for devices terminal font size / any font size

I have installed Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. Kudos to the team for a painless install. I cannot change the default font (but that is a small problem). I cannot change the terminal font from incredibly ...
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Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth drivers

So, has anybody gotten the RA3290 Bluetooth adapter working? I've seen plenty of posts here, and tried all of them, and nothing works. Interestingly enough, I had the damn thing working by following ...
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sudo dpkg fails when trying to install wifi driver (on mac)

I finally created a persistent USB that runs on Mac, after a couple of weeks of failure after failure. However, now, I've run into the problem that the wifi doesn't work (because Ubuntu doesn't have ...
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How do I create a .conf file?

On start up I get this message: Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43.allhwsupport=1 I found an answer which stated I needed to create the file ...
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cannot connect school WiFi on 14.10 [duplicate]

I just install Ubuntu 14.10 and wanna connect to school WiFi(wpa2 enterprise/peap/mschapv2), but failed. According to forum solution, I need to delete a line called system-ca-certs=true. But I even ...
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wifi network drop on lenovo g50-70

I'm having problems with my WiFi on a Lenovo G50-70. After a certain time WiFi drops the network. then I have to go for rebooting the whole system to get it back again. please suggest me how to fix ...
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No Internet Connection although wifi connected ubuntu 14

I just installed 14.04 on my two Asus netbooks(same model which is weird). One works perfectly. The other one connects to my WiFi but doesn't connect to the internet. The only workaround I found out ...
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wireless network problem Ralink 5390

I have an HP notebook 2000 with a Ralink 5390 wireless card running 14.04 (trusty tahr). I can't seem to find the network drivers anywhere nor how to set them up (yes, I am a total Newbie to Ubuntu). ...
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BT home hub 5: WiFi connects and disconnects on Ubuntu

BT home hub 5: WiFi connects and disconnects on Ubuntu I installed Ubuntu in dual-boot mode with Windows 7. When I log in Ubuntu and select my home WiFi network. I am able to connect but after few ...
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3g modem after playing with ap-hotspot

I got some problems with ap-hotspot and earlier installation of hosapd. Software were removed and now I got some missed option in the network panel - see picture. How to make Disconnect (Rozłącz) to ...
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wireless networking randomly turns off and on

About half a year ago I bought a wireless card to put in my desktop(since there's only a wireless connection available at my dorm), and about a week ago I started having problems with it. a link to ...
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Can't connect to wireless (Ran the dropbox prompt)

Sorry to bomb the site with another wireless inquiry. I ran the script from the dropbox file listed in another forum post so hopefully you can help diagnose me. I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 (I know. ...
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wireless Hotspot speed is very slow in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I would like to ask a question regarding slow speed in wireless hotspot. i had a tata photon connection (dongle) from which i made a hotspot connection ( using kde-nm-connection-editor) and it worked ...
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Cannot connect to wifi

Good evening! I am using Cyborg (a Disro but is just like Kali linux) I am having trouble connecting to wifi. I used this guide for help, but the state of my wireless card seems to stay DOWN. Link to ...
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Wifi drivers uninstalled after shutdown

I am currently using bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2_amd64 driver for my Dell and as soon as I restart or shutdown the driver is being uninstalled. Currently I am installing it ...
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Cannot join wireless networks on Ubuntu 14.10. Macbook pro 7.1

I've got an Ubuntu 14.10 live usb I'm fiddling with. At some point in the 12.xx cycle my wifi started getting funky in Ubuntu, and it's never recovered. I've got a mid-2010 Macbook pro (7.1) using ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu 14.1 onto laptop wifi adaptor not recognized/functioning [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.1 onto a Dell Latitude D630. I had Windows running on it and the wifi did work then. After installing Ubuntu the wifi is nonfunctional. The wireless switch appears to do ...
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Wireless not working on hp-mini with ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

I'm currently trying to get wireless working on a hp-mini which has a broadcomm chip. I have tried several approaches found here and it looks like the interface is recognized, but still see no ...
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How to set up ProFTPd for home

I want to create a home ftp server that I can access from my pc using WiFi. On Windows I managed to do so by using filezila server, but on Ubuntu I am running into problems, I installed the ...
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Unable to connect to wireless in Dell lattitude 3540

I have a dell latitude 3540. and I am unable to connect to the wireless network. I have tried all the option I got from forum. I am using ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone please help?
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Wifi disconnecting on Ubuntu 14.04 running on C720 Chromebook

I have installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook (actually Xubuntu XFCE) and I'm quite happy with it but the WiFi sometimes connects and sometimes it doesn't. I don't think it's a signal strength issue as all ...
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Help with Broadcom 43142, networks do not appear, works with Win7 but not Ubuntu

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Windows 7. When I boot up windows 7, I can access the internet but I can't when using Ubuntu. Am I missing the proper drivers? Does Ubuntu come ...
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Unable to connect to wireless router after update

I recently ran an update on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Asus laptop. When I restarted my system, I found I was no longer able to access my wireless network. I am new to Ubuntu, so I'm not sure what steps to ...
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Should I download the new Hardware support Available for Ubuntu 12.04?

This is in relation with this post. WiFi not working on ubuntu 12.04 dell 3521 I have done the same steps 8-10 months back and now in Ubuntu Updates it shows New Hardware Support ...
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USB, Wifi, audio stopped working on update: Kernel mismatch problems

On my Lenovo M30-70, Wifi, USB (including mouse), and audio stopped working suddenly. I accepted an incremental update earlier today. (I'm on Utopic.) I learned that this does not occur if I choose ...
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Driver is automatically removed after kernel update

I had a problems with old wi-fi driver, so I have installed newer package, downloaded from the internet. Each time I had updates for kernel - this driver was removed after reboot, so I manually ...
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viewing everybody connected to my network

I am using ubuntu 12.04 right now. I am wondering if there is an app that lets me view everybody connected to the network I am connected to with their computer name and IP address. And also if ...
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can't add launchpad repo or open it via browser but update working will?

when I open launchpad.net via browser I got : Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at launchpad.net. The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try ...
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wifi works when booting from Live CD but not booting from hard disk

I had 14.10 running fine on my Dell Latitude until Unity flaked out on me. I reinstalled and everything seems fine except that "Enable Wifi" only shows up (and lets me connect to my wifi network) when ...
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Can't connect to Wireless router

I'm using Gnome 3, and I'm having problems with my wifi since yesterday. I can connect to wireless router, but I can't open any page, like there's no connection. If I connect directly to modem, ...
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Lenovo G50 does not switch on WIFi on initial boot or upon resuming system

I recently acquired a Lenovo G50, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 (updated to the latest), I could not connect via WiFi. I found a solution that asked me to do sudo modprobe -r ideapad-laptop that only ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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Possible problem with wifi n standard

Hia all, I have recently upgraded my internet connection, which included changing the wifi router. Since then, my wifi connection is somewhat shaky, works great sometimes, sometimes completely dead ...
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BCM43142 Won't Work With Mint 17.1 Cinnamon x64 [migrated]

I have posted this on the official Mint forums as well, thought I'd cross-post here to see if I can get alternate suggestions I can try. I initially tried the bcmwl-kernel-source from 'Driver ...
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Random wireless disconnects, can anyone spot a problem in these logs?

My laptop will randomly disconnect me from my wireless network, and sometimes on reconnecting with prompt me to re-authenticate. I have uploaded some logs to pastebin that highlight on connection and ...
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NetworkManager connects to random network

I upgraded Xubuntu to 14.04 a few months ago and ignored that problem for a while, but it's getting ridiculous. My NetworkManager connects to some random (configured) network, instead of the last ...
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Wifi Having Hardblocked YES : in Ubuntu 14.10 Install in HP Pavilion 15-n205tx Notebook

Please Help me to switch on Wifi Device of my HP Pavilion 15-n205tx Notebook after installing Ubuntu 14.10, I started getting the issue.. I have run rfkill command and tried to unblock the wifi ...
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Disconnecting someone on my network

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. and I usually connect to one network. And I wanted to know if I could remotely disconnect other users of the network from my computer. I can see all users connected by ...
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trying to connect to turboflix

I am trying to connect turboflix to my netflix account. On my window computers and tablets I was able to do this by going to my wireless connection and right click then going to properties. How do I ...
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get kernel panic log

My system keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem is somehow connected with network, because plugging ethernet cable eliminates the problem (even if ethernet is used locally only). If I ...
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vaio wifi does not seem

I have Sony Vaio svF1532YST model notebook and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it.I couldn't connect the wifi and entered "rfkill list all" command to the terminal but interestingly my wifi adapter ...
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ZTE MF820D not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a ZTE MF820D USB modem, but it's not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm new to Linux, and really need this USB modem to work to access the Internet.
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My wifi doesn't connect

I have been using ubuntu 14.10 on my old computer for about 6 months with no problem. I just installed ubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop (some Dell laptop) and it does not detect any wifi, although there ...
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WICD system tray icon doesn't show up

I've tried several solutions, all of which do not work: Using dconf to add 'wicd' and 'wicd-client.py' to the whitelist in com > canonical > unity-gtk-module (14.04 does not have unity > desktop > ...