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

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Ubuntu WIFI problems!!!! please help!

Hello everyone :D This is my first question on this forum, hopefully someone out there has an answer, as none of the solutions others presented seemed to have worked. :/ I currently have 3 USB ...
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16.04 installed but not usable not can I re-install 15.04 or 15.10 from usb

I originally had 15.04 on my lenovo laptop; I did an upgrade and it installed 16.04 on my old lenovo laptop. I then found that wifi doesn't work. So I wanted to go back to 15.10 so I created a ...
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how to discover all WiFi networks on my Ubuntu 15.10 and choose one of them?

how to discover all WiFi networks on my Ubuntu 15.10 and choose one of them? is this possible?
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Wireless problem. Running slow. Realtek RTL8111G

I am running ubuntu 15.10 64bit. I have the Realtek RTL8111G wireless card, Ubuntu is automatically using the rtl8821ae driver. When I was running windows I was getting great internet speeds. Now ...
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ubuntu wireless on hp stream 11 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on hp stream 11. Wireless device is not being detected. Windows detects it as Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn. Is it possible to get the drivers for Ubuntu and install ...
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Lenovo ideapad 500-15acz wireless card is not recognized

I installed ubuntu 15.10 onto my new laptop that normally runs windows 10 and I cant get ubuntu to recognize that the wireless card exists at all. The windows 10 driver is called Atheros WLAN Driver ...
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Wifi very slow in Ubuntu 14.04, please help. It's a Broadcom

I have my wifi working and it's good on my other laptop, cellphone and xbox one but on my Ubuntu laptop it's horrible. lspi Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) ...
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Internet access lost after a minute

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. I can't access internet even when i am connected to wifi. No matter how many restarts, no matter how many connections-disconnections to the network the ...
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please help me CLAIM the wifi…im using vn15 591g nitro black…but i cant find the specific name for the driver T.T

*-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: Qualcomm Atheros vendor: Qualcomm Atheros physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:07:00.0 ...
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Unable to connect to wifi from Ubuntu 14.04!

I changed from Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04! My netbook is 7 years old and i can't connect to WiFi! It's first time i use Ubuntu so please be exact, if you want to help me! I did this lspci and the ...
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WiFi dongle problem Ubuntu 15.10

I've got this problem since I've installed Ubuntu. When I boot up my pc WiFi works without any issue but after 5-6 minutes it says that I'm connected but nothing is working, I can't load any webpage, ...
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WiFi Issues After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (HELP)

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Dell 11 chromebook... I am running 14.04 LTS on Ubuntu. My issue is, I tried to install CyberGhost 5 while using wine (windows application packager).. Here is what ...
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Hostap: wlan0 authentication timed out

I have made a PC an Access Point using the following link: https://seravo.fi/2014/create-wireless-access-point-hostapd But whenever I connect to the AP my kernel prints the following error: wlan0: ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series wireless problems

I have an issue with some access points on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000. It doesn't see some access points. Can anybody help me with this issue?
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Wifi does not function properly

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo ideapad 100. Problem: My wifi connection does not function properly. I have online access per an amount of time, but after that the system does not have ...
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How to create a wifi hotspot from the command line?

There are some good directions here for how to create a wifi hotspot by confguring a connection using the gui with wifi hardware that supports AP mode. However, I need to be able to do it within a ...
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WiFi & Bluetooth hard blocked in Ubuntu 12.04, HP r007 notebook

I am using HP R007 Notebook PC. It is showing that both WiFi and Bluetooth are hard blocked and not soft blocked when I used "rfkill list" command.The wifi switch doesnot work is showing red colour. ...
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“No network connections available” Missing driver

I'm currently running the newest version of Ubuntu, and I'm not able to use my network device on my Asus notebook. When I use the sudo lshw - see network command I am told that currently the network ...
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Top-Longer AC600 wireless adapter installation

So I bought this today and im trying to install the drivers provided by the cd. When I run the install.sh it finishes the installation with 2 compile make driver errors. Has anyone installed something ...
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Wifi stops working after sometime

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS, Wifi stops working after sometime.It shows that ubuntu connected to wifi , but no input data. I need to restart network manager everytime to get it working. any solutions ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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Cannot get Ralink 3062 wifi working in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm not new to Linux, but I've never been good. Wifi does NOT work for my machine. lspci -v brings up the following: 03:01.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3062 Wireless 802.11n 2T/2R ...
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How to connect using a usb modem? [duplicate]

i recently installed ubuntu 15.10 but am having trouble connecting my huawei E1550 usb modem,since i dont have any wi-fi its really hard for me to update my drivers and all that
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realtek wifi problem in Ubuntu 14.04 (AGAIN)

This is a real problem now. I have spent three days debugging and fixing this problem. First, after the fresh install on my hp laptop with a realtek wifi card, I couldn't even access the wifi. I found ...
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How to make network card passive

Id prefer not to have my computer send out probe requests. how do I go about turning probe requests off? Will this impede my wifi connect-ability in any way?
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Wifi on Acer Aspire VN7-792G on ubuntu 14.04

Hallo Ubuntu community forum, I can't pride a broad experience with Ubuntu but at least I can use it to do my PhD work by working with different applications. I have had many Laptop devices before and ...
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How to connect to wifi with Ubuntu 14.04.3?

I've just created my Lili and I clicked on try Ubuntu. I wanted to surf on the internet and I noticed there where no networkso I clicked on the "network connections" button and there were only an ...
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Surface Pro 3 won't connect to home wi-fi

I recently upgraded my Surface Pro 3 from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. I can connect to any wi-fi listed on my network list except my home router. I've reseted the router and updated my firmware to ...
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Ubuntu on Acer E5 573G-71L9 - wireless LAN disconnects randomly

I already asked this question in the Acer Community- if someone answers there, I will share the solution. But hopefully someone here will be even faster. As mentioned in a different thread, I finally ...
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Problem installing wireless adapter driver

Up until now I've been using a wired connection on my PC (running Ubuntu 15.10) but a recent move has required that I try to connect with a wireless USB adapter (ASUS dual band AC56R). I've gotten to ...
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Unable to connect to wifi when wifi switched off and on again

I am able to connect to wifi on login, but sometimes, when the wifi switched off and on again, it is not connecting again. Usually, I put downloads and close the lid. When I see after sometime, wifi ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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No wireless for lenovo flex 3 1480 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new flex 3 1480. I do not see wireless option. I tried the solution mentioned in this post but it doesn't work. Output of the wireless script can be found ...
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Cant get the wifi to work on Macbook air early 2015 (Ubuntu 15.10) [duplicate]

As i have low internal memory only 128 GB. so i do not wish to install in my hard drive. Instead i wish to use it on my flash drive itself with persistence. My problem is i cant get the wifi to work. ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've lost since a couple of months my wifi connection at home on Ubuntu when before it was working perfectly and now I cannot even see it dunno why.. If I run Windows 7 I still can see my wifi Zyxel ...
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Wi-Fi dropping intermittently on Dell XPS13 (2015) - cfg80211 dmesg warning and stack trace

Every couple of minutes my Wi-Fi connection is dropping, and this is accompanied by a dmesg warning and stack trace like this: [ 2680.040170] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 2680.040197] ...
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Connecting to WiFi only works every other day

I'm having some problems with my WiFi connection since a few weeks: After I boot up my laptop, it tries to establish a connection with my network. Most often this doesn't work - the laptop just keeps ...
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Ubuntu wireless not woking

I'm new to ubuntu and i have an HP Presario CQ57 (32-bit) running Ubuntu 15.10 but the wi-ifi doesn't seem to work. I figured it might be a driver problem because when i plug the Ethernet cable ...
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Is there an option in ubuntu to connect to a network even if it's not broadcasting its SSID?

In windows there is an option under network connections "connect even if the network is not broadcasting": Is there a similar option in Ubuntu? I'm asking this because I live in an appartment ...
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Network icon on unity panel gone in Ubuntu 15.10

I recently noticed that the Network / Wifi icon is missing in Ubuntu 15.10 unity panel. The network is working perfect, the only problem is that I cant see if I'm connected or not, and if I want to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 does not recognize Atheros 0041 wireless card [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo with Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Wireless Network Adapter. I setup it as dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 and Win10. The wireless card works fine on Win10, but is not recognized in Ubuntu. Here is ...
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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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What version of linux supports rtl8723be?

My laptop has this card, what should I do? What version of linux should I get?
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ufw, wifi, ethernet and the access to my computer

Hello everybody and thank you for your help in advance. My problem is as follows. I have installed kmotion, webadmin and of course apache in my laptop. I have opened ports 80, 8085 and 10000 ir order ...
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connect to wireless internet

I use Ubuntu 14.04 I don't have (softwre & update) in my setting. In section "system", I just have date & time, details, sharing, universal Access, User. And I don't have wireless icon in my ...
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Realtek Wifi Card RTL8723be Not Working Properly

I have tried all the method present inthe internet. But can't able to solve this problem. Problem is that when i'm closer to the wifi router only at that time it is showing wifi signal, but when i'm ...
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Unable to Scan wifi Network with Reaver

I'm trying to crack the WPS code using Reaver! So far I can only get to the step where it is supposed to scan the networks... What am I missing? here is what I accomplished already: ...
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How to see current interface/wifi speed

I can see the download and upload speed for all interfaces using glances. In the network section we can see the Rx/s and Tx/s columns where I can see the value in Mbps. However I want to store this ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04, wifi stopped working

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS. Upon doing so my wifi no longer works, though I can still use a wired connection. Below is a link to the results from the wireless info script ...
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Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch (ubuntu 15.10)

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop Acer Aspire 5552 and WiFi was okay. After 2 or 3 days I see that WiFi isn't working any more. I saw in this forum this command rfkill list all and it says: 1: phy0: ...