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

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Integrated wifi problem

So I made a live usb with ubuntu 14.04.4 on it. That works great on try without installing, and after a driver research on software & update Ubuntu found my wifi card that works. The thing is ...
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Lubuntu wifi connection issues

I recently acquired an older computer running Lubuntu (I will update with more specific information as requested). The PC does not have a wireless adapter, and so I bought a USB wifi adapter (Kootek ...
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Failing to install driver for wireless pci card

I installed a wireless PCI adapter (Edimax N300) and it was working right away albeit not very good. In my quest to improve perfomance I made a mistake and followed this guide (under 6): RealTek ...
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Ubuntu partition has slower network speeds than Windows one

We have Verizon FiOS, and are slated to get 75/75, according to our plan. I understand that we may not always get these numbers, but between Windows and Xubuntu there is a huge discrepancy. Also, ...
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Slow WiFi connection after installing ubuntu

I had problems with my connection speed after installing Ubuntu 10.15 alongside with Windows 10. After the Ubuntu installation, both were with slow connection, something between 3Mbps and 6Mbps. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi frustrations

I haven't used ubuntu for a while - it has been a couple years that I gave up because last time I used it I had many frustrations with basic functionality (wifi/sleep on laptop close) . I have a brand ...
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No Network Connection - ifconfig shows only lo - lshw -c network says *-network unclaimed

I got a new ThinkPad E460 with no OS installed, but had an ubuntu 13.10 USB stick around which I used to install ubuntu 13.10. The OS works fine, however I can't connect to the internet through ...
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wifi hacking with wlp8s0 interface

I'm new to ubuntu and linux overall. I have installed it on my 8 years old laptop and I've checked how to hack wifi passwords online, I have aircrack-ng and in the tutorial he didsudo airmon-ng start ...
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Wifi MediaTek adapter disappeared [duplicate]

I have a foxconn nanopc with a built-in wi-fi adapter, but it's weak so I use TP-Link TL-WN727N. After installing MediaTek drivers everything was fine. After today's Ubuntu update adapter is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi “Device not ready”

The wifi in my hp probook 4540s with ubuntu 14.04 not working with message "Device not ready" I tried $ rfkill list that showed me phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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ubuntu 14.04 no wifi : no such device

there is no option for wireless networks in the network manager dropdown menu. nor there are any wifi networks. here's a screenshot of network manager menu my system driver is iwlwifi i think. and ...
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A list of wireless connections doesn't appear in Asus k501ux

Please help with wireless (may be drivers or other settings). I have asus k501ux and I have already installed kubuntu 15.10 on it, butit doesn't see any wi-fi network. No any networks lspci -nn | ...
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WiFI not available after installing TLP on Ubuntu 14.04

This afternoon I installed TLP on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. After the restart my WiFi suddenly stopped working _ message: "Disconnected - you are now offline" - I have a button on my keyboard ...
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Wifi keeps dropping out, asking for password (15.10)

I'm having an issue with wifi since switching to ubuntu 15.10 - in one room in particular it keeps dropping out and asking for my password. Other areas in the house work fine, and there were no ...
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Wifi conecting problems using HP with ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have problems with the wifi conection. Sometimes when I suspend, then I turn it on again and the wifi seems to be connected but no with no real internet connection. Like connected with the router ...
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Problems With 64 bit OS

Just as title said I'm having a lot of problems with installing 64-bit OS. Last week I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on my laptop. The installation was perfect, no error, a clean wipe HDD install. ...
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Unable to install/config wireless drivers

I am having problem with installing drivers in my Ubuntu v14. I bought LB-LINK wireless adapter from the market which is perfectly working on my windows 10. But not in Ubuntu it displays the following ...
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moderating wifi coming from kde connection editor

I made a wifi hotspot from the kde connection editor. But I would like to be able to monitor what the wifi is being used for. How can I do this?
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Wifi not showing up as option in network manager

I have a dell vostro 1000, given to me by a friend. He had a non genuine copy of Windows 7 on it so I decided to put Ubuntu on it. After installation of lubuntu 15.10, wifi would not work. Only ...
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Unable to start an ad-hoc with WPA protection

I have a problem. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, and I want to create a new ad-hoc. However, under Wi-Fi security, I am stuck with only WEP encryption. I have no idea what caused ...
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My WiFi is not detected by Ubuntu

I recently dual boot my Dell Inspiron 3543 with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. It is working fine except one problem. When I am using windows there is no problem with wifi. When I am using Ubuntu, my wifi ...
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wifi doesn't work after installing ubuntu

i have installed linux alongside windows 10 on my laptop. After that i entered the driver search in linux and found the wifi driver - and the wifi worked correctly. I had to remove windows and ...
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How to connect to wifi network

I'dont have the option in my ubuntu desktop to connect to wifi. I have never connected internet in ubuntu before. Do I need to install drivers or something like that. If yes how can I do it. 09:00.0 ...
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Right WiFi modul loaded only in Live USB mode, not when OS installed on hard drive

My laptop has Broadcom BCM 43228 wifi chip. I know that a right module for this chip is wl. In live mode when I do: lsmod | grep b43 I get nothing which is good, b43 is not the driver I need for ...
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Wifi & touchpad don't work in live USB - will they work after install? (Samsung NP900X5L)

I just booted from a live USB image of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop (64bit) on my Samsung laptop and found that the touchpad doesn't work and the wifi device isn't detected (ethernet works fine though). Will ...
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When trying to install new wifi driver, along with dkms, got error 'no module source directory'

I have constant wi-fi drops with Ubuntu 14.04. I was trying to fix this issue with the following code: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-$(uname -r) linux-headers-generic build-essential ...
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Samsung R580 wireless not working properly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung R580 and have been having issues with my wireless connection. Previously on Windows 7 I had no issues with my wireless connection. When my laptop ...
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Wireless hardware switch turned off, probably because Airplane Mode stuck turned on

I bought a used MSI U230 laptop with Windows installed. I immediately installed Ubuntu 14.04 in its place, so I don't know if wireless was working on Windows. But in Ubuntu, it's telling me "wi-fi is ...
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wifi driver for laptop toshiba M645-S4112 (PSMPBU-07C01S)

I have a laptop toshiba M645-S4112 (PSMPBU-07C01S). The wire red works fine, but the wireless (wifi) red does not works. I have a Kubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.16.0-30-generic. > lspci -vnn | grep ...
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HP Stream 11 late 2015 edition (r050sa) Wifi not working properly

I am having trouble trying to using my wifi card on a newer HP Stream 11. The issue is known and apparently fixed for the older model by installing the newer realtek drivers avaiable here: ...
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Wireless networks are not connecting

It keeps on authenticating and then again requests for password and again authenticating and so on. Wicd is not even fixing it. Even an open wireless network is not getting connected whereas ehternet ...
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Wireless not working Macbook Pro

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop after have using for a while on my desktop and have run into some problems with the wireless. The output of lspci -nn | grep 0280 is: 02:00.0 Network ...
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Ubuntu: Wifi access point clients constanlty reconnect to AP

I did on my Ubuntu 14 LTS PC WiFi access point using this how-to https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-create-hotspots-in-Ubuntu-14-04 . So from clients I can use internet. However, the connection on clients ...
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch on hp pavilion G6 2231-tx

I have a hp pavilion G6 2231-tx laptop running ubuntu 14.04 and windows dual boot. The wifi on my laptop is not working in ubuntu. It shows Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith when I hover over the ...
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Frequent connection drops on Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Broadcom BCM43142 wireless card installed. Since a few weeks, I've been experiencing too many connection drops. My wireless disconnects randomly and won't connect for a ...
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What does “NM_IS_SUPPLICANT_INTERFACE (self)' failed” mean?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10. Sometimes the wireless connection stops. Using the command sudo service network-manager status, I found these messages: mar 31 22:06:08 mycomputer nm-openvpn[26955]: NOTE: ...
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Help Uninstalling Driver installed via dkms

I messed up the wifi driver of my Ralink RT3290 (very old laptop) trying to install the bluetooth driver, apparently there's no working bluetooth driver for RT3290 for kernel 4.2.0-34-generic. But I ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi hotspot, tethering available in OTA-9.1?

I just installed Ubuntu touch on the 16gb LG-E960 and I can find a way to share a internet connection from the phone. Neither wireless or wired. I have tried the stable OTA-9.1 and r24 from the rc ...
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Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 / Mediatek RT2870 Wifi USB dongle not working

The device mentioned in the title is not on the Linux Hardware Guide, the closest I could find was the previous model: ...
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Wifi Not Working Atheros

Wifi Adapter is not showing in Acer laptop ES1-521. Ethernet and Bluetooth are working fine. How to resolve it. In Windows 8, All 3 are working fine. In Ubuntu only Wifi is not working. Pls suggest.
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WiFi card turns off at shutdown

I got some trouble w my ubuntu (running at an old notebook). Problem is: after I shutdown the notebook, when I turn it back on, the wifi is disabled and I have to pres fn+f9 to turn it back on. ...
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Wireless not finding networks(Macbook Pro)

Hi so I recently Installed Ubuntu on my macbook after being a long time user on my desktop. I am having trouble connecting to wireless however. In the additional Drivers I am using the brodcom airport ...
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WIFI slow after clean install. Dualbooting Windows and speeds are fast in Windows

Here's some of my wireless info. http://paste.ubuntu.com/15562862/ I installed a different wifi card into my laptop before I installed the OS and it was working fine on Windows. When I'm running ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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Wireless drivers failing to build when make command is run

I'll have to start by saying I'm new to ubuntu, and linux in general. I have set up a dual boot on my pc with windows and linux. Due to positioning in my house, I'm unable to get ethernet access, so ...
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Wifi works only after suspend

Im dual booting windows 10 and ubuntu 15.10 on my hp g6 1d98dx, everytime i boot into ubuntu enable wifi is greyed out and there is a hardblock on the wifi. After i suspend then wake my laptop again ...
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Dell Developer Edition Wifi wont connect 802.1x

I just picked up a Dell DEv edition precision laptop with Intel wifi. It connects to some wpa2 personal networks but wont connect to my work wifi. I have 14.04 and I updated all of the software - as ...
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Wi-Fi connections are dropping

I'm having a problem with my [USB] Wi-Fi connection in Ubuntu 14.04.4, it keeps dropping after every few minutes and I then need to restart my laptop to connect again. My phone connects well to the ...
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Wi-Fi connected, but drops after a while (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have to admit that i'm not expert in Linux or technology in general, so excuse me for the stupid question. Some weeks ago I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo z50-70. Since than i'm ...
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Not able to browse internet through WiFi in Ubuntu 14.04

I am able to connect to WiFi but not able to browse internet on Ubuntu 14.04. It was working fine earlier. ifconfig as given below: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 3c:97:0e:55:74:a7 ...