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

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How to repair wi-fi, sound and printer in Ubuntu 14.04 after partition enlargement?

I cut 20 GB from the Windows partition and enlarged the Ubuntu partition from 10 GB to 30 GB. From that moment wi-fi stopped working, sound stopped working and it is not possible to print on a printer ...
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scan for wireless device in ubuntu 14.04

I am looking for a command to scan for any connected wireless device to my computer. My computer has a problem that the wireless device getting disconnected if i put my hand on some part of it, so I ...
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Tracking WiFi Uptime (pref. Conky)

I was wondering if anyone knows how I can possibly record the uptime of my Wifi connection so far, as I am having problems with it. Bonus Points: + 1 Let me know the moment it goes down + 10 Code ...
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leoxsys leo-nano150n usb adapter Soft AP

I want to install drivers and create soft AP mode for leoxsys leo-nano150n usb adapter. I found many answers and tried them but i am unable to create soft AP. Please help me. I have used following ...
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Network applet not working

My question is regarding the command nm-applet I am receiving the following error whenever I am typing this into the terminal. ** (nm-applet:7225): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility ...
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how to run as administrator ubuntu 14.04 and not as guest?

today I installed ubuntu 14.04 and also a new user to the new operating sysytem. there are several problems I am facing with it they are: 1.I cant log in as administrator but as guest,can you help me ...
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Share WiFi on Windows to Ubuntu via LAN

I have the problem, that in my room, I get WiFi but no LAN. I have two PCs standing there, where just my Windows PC has a WiFi Stick. Now I want to share this connection through LAN diretctly to the ...
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Lagging performance on Lenovo E530 running 14.04

I'm having persistent lagging problems on a Lenovo Thinkpad E530 currently running 14.04 but have also had them with 13.10. The system has a an i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB Toshiba SATA-3 HDD and an ...
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Wifi lost after a resume from hibernation

When resumed from a hibernation, the wi-fi's lost. Can neither turn on wi-fi from appindicator nor >setting >Network. Switch on/ off via hot key (Fn+F2) is useless too. I have to suspend, then ...
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Network Manager gui link to terminal network config listing 14.04

I am using 14.04. I am trying to figure out how the connections listed in Network Manager's GUI: is connected to the files found in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ ...
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While doing upgrade, Wifi get disconnected. Suggest other ways please [on hold]

When i tried to Upgrade my Ubuntu version 10.4 to 12.04, in the install package section after the fetching of 1445 files of 1787 its not downloading further. What should I do? and i couldn't able to ...
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can't connect to home network with 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu14.04 on my old laptop in order to try a Linux OS for surfing the net. However I can't work out how to get connected to my home network wirelessly. I know nothing of the ...
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Wi-fi on my HP pavilion dv6 laptop is not working neither is bluetooth

After i formatted my hard drive my all wireless connection are not working. i'm suppose to make a recovery disc before formatting my hard drive. which i forgot. now i can't use my wireless network ...
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Installing firmware-b43-installer in terminal, get E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message. Please help $sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for sophon: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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Dell Inspiron 5150. Installing 12.04 and having some problems

The laptop I am trying to convert to ubuntu had XP Pro sp3 on it. It worked fairly well. I was able to use my wifi and get on the Internet and do all the things a PC can do. I decided to convert ...
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No network/internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04 laptop (only at home!!)

To keep things short, I have read a lot and tried a lot of solutions to no avail. Especially this, which is a very similar case, but to no avail. I can't connect to my WiFi network at home. I can't ...
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Unable to connect to Internet on Ubuntu

I am connected to my university's wifi on my host machine (Windows 7) and I am unable to connect to internet on my guest ubuntu which is running on virtualbox. I do not know what the problem is. ...
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How to get Belkin Wireless USB adapter to work with Ubuntu?

So I'm brand new to Ubuntu, and I have found it difficult to find a driver for my Belkin Play Wireless adapter. My Computer is an HP Pavilion a1600n with an AMD Athlon 64 x2 processor. If anyone could ...
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My wifi driver is not working?

I saw lots of question concerning this but I didn't found the feasible answer. Doesn't ubuntu 14.04 has pre installed wifi driver? What should I do.Do i need to download it from somewhere or is there ...
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Alfa Tube-U(N) RT3070 No Wireless Extensions

I am trying to get an Alfa Tube-U(N) USB Wifi adapter to work with Ubuntu 14.04.1 and getting stuck with actually connecting to any networks. It uses the Ralink RT3070 chipset (I think, based on ...
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How to install Syntek Driver Ubuntu 14.10 (WiFi)

since i installed Ubuntu 14.10 the WiFi don't work. Then, on terminal: lsusb --> "Syntek Semiconductor Co., Ltd 802.11g + Bluetooth Wireless Adapter" Ok, that's my Wireless thing, i searched how to ...
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Ubuntu laptop when clsing lid no more wifi

When I close the lid on my laptop and then open it again and sign in the wifi does not work anymore. I have already tried to restart the network manager with sudo service network-manager restart but ...
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wifi issue on Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 13 running 14.10 dualboot Win 8.1

Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot Intel N7260 WiFi adapter Driver module: iwlwifi Kernel version: 3.1.0-25-generic firmware version: 25.222.99.0 I'm getting a solid WiFi connection on Windows ...
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How to overcome this error while compiling RT2870 driver?

I bought a rather cheap wifi antenna and now have to install RT2870 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I downloaded driver file 2010_0709_RT2870_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.1 from its official web page and tried ...
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eth0 is not working ubuntu 14.04

I am really new to Linux. I was really enjoying it but later on my eth0 interface has gone after I updated the kernel. my wireless is also a pain for me. it works only for a few minutes and then stops ...
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Network status icon vpn start / configure not working

i just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and installed my VPN. everything was fine yesterday, yet today i can't click on the wifi icon in the task bar and select my vpn, or the configure vpn options. when i ...
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Problem with realtek RTL8188CUS don't work correctly in ubuntu 14.04

Hello Ubuntu community I have a problem with my wireless adapter. The problem is that the adapter disconnects the Internet by nothing. I said that for example i using spotify and suddenly the Internet ...
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Unable to connect to wifi or bluetooth on 14.04

I've been using Ubuntu for a long time, no problems until a few days ago. I was installing the Arduino IDE through the Ubuntu Software Center and suddenly the installation got stuck displaying ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Internet connection goes amazingly fast, then goes very slow

My wireless internet connection goes extremely fast which I love, but then it slows down a lot. I just installed Ubuntu, and aside from the slow-down I love everything about it. Just I am having a ...
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Setting up NON AD- HOC connection for internet connection sharing in Ubuntu

n.b. there are similar posts with regards to internet connection sharing in Ubuntu in here – but they are general and not solving this particular issue I am trying to resolve here, Hi guys, This is ...
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Validity sensors ID 138a:0010

I tried to get a working fingerprint reader on my laptop ASUS PRO B400VC-W3022X. I've already managed installing/configuring frpintd following this article but It did not work for me, still showing: ...
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How can I make my local /etc/hosts entries resolve over shared local wifi?

I have a desktop development machine and a Chromebook. On the desktop machine I have shared the wifi with the Chromebook. I would like to be able to open webpages hosted by the development machine ...
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How to fix this problem *-network UNCLAIMED?

this is what it show with the command sudo lshw -c network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Ethernet controller product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller ...
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How to make a non-compatible wireless mouse functional with Ubuntu 14.04?

I bought this wireless mouse (which is not from a prestigious brand) that says it is compatible with Windows and just a plug-and-play device. How can I make it functional with Ubuntu 14.04?
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Dreadfully slow wireless internet speeds

I recently installed Ubuntu along with Windows on my computer. The first time I installed, and during the demo, I had the problem of slow internet. Thinking it was a bug, I reinstalled a few times, ...
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Ndiswrapper problems

After I've installed Windows Wireless Drivers (ndiswrapper) I can't find them anywhere inside my computer but it says it's installed. How do I proceed from here?.
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What to do if wifi can scan networks but can't connect?

I'm a newbie in Linux environment. I have a really, REALLY, bad problem. I installed on my Asus X53Sv Ubuntu 14.10 but I have a problem: the wifi works because it can recognize available networks ...
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No wifi at ALL Ubuntu 14.10

got a bluetooth speaker tried to connect it to my laptop but while doing it messed up my wireless Now there is no "Enable Wireless" any more tried iwconfig and here is what I got PLEASE HELP I ...
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How and which Driver to use/install for ubuntu 14.04 with Epson Stylus Office BX630 FW All in One Wifi? PC: Dell 17R

I am new to Linux / ubuntu and am not that familiar with using the Terminal. I thought that I installed the necessary packages from Epson's site, but it is not finding the Scanner. Not with the cable ...
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Is there a log of the output of “bash install.sh [ ]” available for Ubuntu server?

Following the advice of someone on this site I attempted to update a wireless device driver with: bash install.sh [] which I ran while in sudo. The update didn't work and I'm wondering if some ...
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problem updating user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1

while updating software on Ubuntu 14.02 LTS using Software Updater, I am having problem. There is 62.6 MB of update available, but after opening the Software Updater window, it shows all updates ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using ubuntu

I can't connect to wifi network using ubuntu. It works fine on my windows 7. Can someone please help to figure it out? my router is zte.
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can't impliment firmware from command

Forgive my ignorance of command line utility, as I'm new to Ubuntu Actually I have to install a Tool already developed for WiFi application which give output of received packets. In that process i ...
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Wifi is not working on Lenevo G50-70 UBUNTU 14.04 LTS and no harware detection

I have tried too many to tutorials but not get success to enable wifi. By using rfkill I am getting info about bluetooth not for Wlan. deep@deep-Lenovo-G50-70:~$ rfkill list 0: hci0: ...
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After installing Ubuntu the Broadcom network adapter is not functioning. How can I fix this?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old Acer Aspire 3680 last night. Previous to the install everything worked fine. I was able to connect to Wifi. Since the install I have not been able to. All I ...
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Ubuntu tries to access internet via iPhone rather than wi-fi

I've just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04, and then entered my credentials onto the wifi to access the internet. Everything seemed fine. Then, I plugged in my iPhone via USB to charge it. Now, ...
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Can't connect to a network at all

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer with 7.8GiB Memory, Intel Core i5 CPU 760 @ 2.0GHz x 4 Processor, Gallium 0.4 on AMD REDWOOD Graphics, OS 64bits and 40GB of Disk. Recently my network ...
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WiFi temporary username settings with PEAP/MSCHAPv2 on 14.04

I am setting up a computer for our grad students at my university. I have one standard-user login for all of them to use to make things a bit simpler for them. I am trying to find a way, however, to ...
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Wireless connects but does not work

Strange problem. Built my laptop (dual with Win7) with 64 bit 13.10 in January of this year. Added a lot packages (Chrome, LibreOffice, PipeLight w/Wine patches (for NetFlix), et al). Got ...
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How to enable Bluetooth on Atheros AR5B225?

I changed wireless card in my Asus EB1505 to Atheros AR5B225 to use Bt. After some time trying to make it work I didn't made it. =( I installed bunch of packages recommended for ath3k, installed a ...