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

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linuxdc++ over wifi

how can I enable linuxdc++ to work over wifi? DC works fine when I use the ethernet interface. But when I switch to a wireless connection, dc connects to the hubs, but fails to download even the file ...
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Cannot find Network Controller in lspci

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. I am not able to connect to wireless networks. I could not find Network Controller in lspci. I am a noob to Ubuntu. can someone please tell me how to ...
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Can no longer Connect to Router via Wireless

For months before yesterday I was able to connect to the home router (usual SSID name) and same wireless password. Then the wifi could no longer connect, and started timing out. I checked the router, ...
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Ubuntu is not “seeing” my wireless dongle

I am new Linux user, i.e. I just installed Ubuntu and have no experience. My Netgear Wireless dongle works fine in windows but is not being seen by Ubuntu. Is this a driver issue or something else? ...
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How do I make two ubuntu computers communicate with each other by controlling their wireless cards?

I want to have data communication between two Ubuntu computers using wireless without the need of internet. I want them to transmit and receive wirelessly but I want to build my own communication ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 RT3090 drivers not working

My lenovo s400 Ralink RT3090 wireless card seems to use rt2800 drivers which is resulting in laggy unrelaible wifi. after many hours of googling i found ...
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SSH connection freezes

I often use SSH to connect to my Ubuntu servers. Lately I got a new provider (Virgin UK) plus a box which I am connected to with a RJ45. Internet in general works fine, but when I build up an SSH ...
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FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N v2 under ubuntu 14.10 possible?

Is my stick (lsusb output: ID 057c:8501 AVM GmbH) supposed to work under 14.10 with kernel 3.16.0-31-generic? The (German) WLAN cards wiki seems to say it should, but it doesn't. It loads the driver ...
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Unblocking a wireless network adapter without the use of rfkill

I am not getting my wireless network adapter (wlan0) to show in the output of ifconfig, but the card adapter name is showing in the output of sudo lshw -c network. I have seen other posts which ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless is fluctuating

I'm trying use my internet and I've been connected with a cord for a month now. I've been looking everywhere to find the answer to my problem, but they won't work. I have a realtek wireless router. ...
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Cannot connect to wi-fi network in Lubuntu 14.04

I messed up while trying to uninstall unnecessary packages and ended up breaking my ability to connect to a wi-fi network on my Lubuntu box. What I do see is icons for my network interfaces; clicking ...
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WIFI problem with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on HP ENVY

i read and do what the others answers say but my WIFI works terrible. Anyone can help me solve this problem? The laptop is an HP ENVY The network controller: RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter (rev ...
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I installed wifi driver by using Windows wireless driver but It won't work

I installed wifi driver by using Windows wireless driver. it's shown Hardware present: yes but it won't work after I restart, the button about wireless on the top of the right was disappear. And in ...
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Wireless network card drivers

I was wondering if drivers are available for the Linksys WMP300n wireless network card for Ubuntu? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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cannot connect to internet on WiFi in 14.04

I installed a WiFi router today. Things work fine in windows but in ubuntu cannot connect to internet using this connection
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Installing Wireless driver without connection

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine and I am trying to get it connected to the internet. I have a wireless adapter and have the install disc. Due to having no Internet during install ...
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WIFI Mediatek MT7630 not working on ubuntu 14,04, need help

My laptop asus x550cc has a wifi adapter mediatek MT7630E and it doesn't work on ubuntu. In the Internet there are drivers, but the install doesn't work, comes up with error. Need help with
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How to restrict wifi to only a certain signal type

I'm looking to restrict the wifi adapter in my laptop to only use b/g instead of using n and to deactivate n entirely, if possible. Is there any way of doing this? By default, the adapter seems to use ...
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wlan0 does not work.(eth0, wlan0 same netmask)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. as wlan0 was connected to WiFi. The ping is not a gateway for wlan0. netmask of eth0 and wlan0 is the same. root@kwon-530U3C-530U4C:/home/kwon# ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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could not start hostapd on ubuntu 14.10

Could not start hostapd , it shows the following message hrirks@hrirks-Aspire-5750G:/etc/hostapd$ sudo service hostapd start * Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management hostapd ...
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wifi connection on ubuntu 14.10 is very slowly and inestable after some time of use internet

my wifi connection is very slowly and inestable, i install dual boot on my machine in windows 8.1 wifi is ok, but in ubuntu kernel 3.16 after some minutes is each time more slowly, my card information ...
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How to install Edimax EW-7811Un

I can't connect to the Internet using Edimax EW-7811Un on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I tried everything can anyone help me install the driver can one send me code for terminal to install the driver The ...
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How to setup Brother 2135 over Wifi without WPS?

I have a Brother 2135W printer. I can print over USB, yet I want configure it in my local network over Wifi. I used to have a router supporting WPS. There, it was possible to setup the printer easily ...
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If I don't want to use Broadcom drivers, what are my options?

I am having trouble with some wifi connections. Some questions I’ve read seem to blame the Broadcom drivers. I ran the following: sudo apt-get remove broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source ...
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Wifi does not wake up when using Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am trying to use Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu 14.04.2 . While the suspend and resume works, the wifi and the networking breaks every time. Running /etc/init.d/networking restart or service networking ...
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Wireless problems on an Ubuntu laptop

I'm new to Linux, and I'm having trouble getting wifi set up on my laptop. The laptop is a Lenovo T430, I'm running the most recent version of ubuntu, and my wireless card is an Intel Advanced-N ...
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Make KNetworkManager follow radio status set on the command line

I have installed the KDE desktop on my Notebook. However, when I enter into airplane mode on the command line by nmcli r wifi off the GUI of the KNetworkManager does not show the little airplane ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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Wifi disconnects randomly when sharing through Samba

I have two laptops: One running Windows 8 and another Ubuntu 14.10. I installed Samba, then tried to share images from Windows to Linux by sharing a folder in Linux. File starts to transfer and some ...
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WLAN not connected, sometimes

any suggestions how could I solve this: sometimes when I boot the machine (approx 50% of the time), WLAN can see the AP but seems to seek it for a rather long time, and finally is not able to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 wifi not working properly on my hp probook 4540s

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my hp probook 4540s with Ralink 539a wifi module. I noticed that wifi is not working properly. It receives a very weak signal, even when very close to the ...
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Wireless extremely slow on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 about a month ago. Since then my internet connectivity has been extremely slow. I am connected using WiFi and I have a Intel wireless 7260 network ...
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Wifi (Broadcom BCM43225) not working on 14.04 LTS x64

I have this on my Acer 3820 Notebook: lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 v1.0 Gigabit Ethernet [1969:1073] (rev c0) Subsystem: Acer ...
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MacBook Pro 9.2 Ubuntu 14.04 Full Link Quality Wireless Error

Hey guys I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my mac, After being on the wifi for around 5 to 10 mins it randomly shows the signal as being maxed but the internet stops working all together. Here is what it ...
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aphotspot is working but my android device cant connect to the ssid

I am new to Ubuntu 14.10,I Have successfully created WLAN-Hotspot on my laptop. I have entered the password on my android phone and It was stuck at obtaining IP address for tethering. I have tried ...
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belkin n300 f9l4500 doesnt work on ubuntu 14.04

I am running ubuntu 14.04. I am relatively new and I tried to install ndiswrapper-1.59 and it say there is now directory at all. I do not have a wired internet connection at all (my apartment only ...
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How to install brother mfc-J615w printer wirelessly on ubuntu14.04

I am trying to use my Brother MFC-J615W wireless printer in Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the driver available from Brother ...
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How to install bcm43142 drivers on my hp-p001tx

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I searched my problem on askubuntu and installed many drivers and used many codes but in vain. I'm a newbie to Linux. Please guide me. On system updated its showing the ...
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Unsolicited response in Sierra Aircard

I have AirCard 320u from Sierra wireless.It will expose 4 serial ports ttyUSB0,ttyUSB1,ttyUSB3,ttyUSB4 I am trying to get unsolicited response from the modem (AT port ttyUSB2). I have tried AT^CURC=1 ...
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Need fix for TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic

I have purchased a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic and running on Ubuntu latest version 14.04.2 I'm getting very slow speed. Please see the required information about my ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for “Chip ID”: BCM4360, “PCI-ID”: 14e4:43a0 (rev 03) on Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to follow instructions provided in this question AFAIU bcmwl-kernel-source is a proper driver for me. But after installation nothing changed. By "nothing changed" I mean iwconfig shows ...
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can not enable wifi on Xubuntu

Please read the question in full before marking it as duplicate, I have just installed Xubutu 14.04 on my VGNFE31H laptop The laptop has two wifi devices. First: The laptop has a built in wifi card ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to share wifi connection with a single computer on a LAN? [duplicate]

I have 3 computers, 2 laptops with wifi and one PC with no wireless connection. I wish to use one of the laptop as a wireless gateway for the PC only. I know how to share with qll computer on q LAN, ...
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Bypass 'Hard blocked' wifi

Hi! So I recently installed Ubuntu mate 14.04, but the wifi drivers broke after the install. Now the the wifi is hard block and I am unable to reactivate it. I do not have a wifi button nor a setting ...
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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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cannot connect to wpa2/wpa enterprise withou tcertificate [duplicate]

i have already talked to the network administrater and they do not have/require a certificate to log into the server. however it keeps having a infinate loop asking for a certificate and my ...
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Ubuntu keeps asking for Wifi password

I've recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu (64 bit), alongside my Windows 8 dual booted machine. The problem I'm having is trying to connect to my school network, the school uses a username ...
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Porting WiFi network from NetworkManager to /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to move a WiFi network configuration from NetworkManager to static configuration in /etc/network/interfaces. The fully working NetworkManager configuration that I have right now is: ...
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Wifi not getting detected after upgrading to 14.04 [D-Link N 300 DSL-2750U]

I connected the ethernet cable and waited for additional drivers to show up, did not happen. Help needed urgently. Here's the result of the wireless script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/10516365/
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Can't connect to Internet via D-Link Dir-600 Router on Ubunto 14.10

I recently installed Ubunto 14.10 and have trouble accessing the internet with my current network setup at home. (Cisco EPC2308G Moden - D-Link DIR-600 Router - Samsung R540 Laptop) I can access the ...