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

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Don't turn on radio devices at startup

How can I prevent Ubuntu from turning on radio devices at startup (to prevent any radio emission)? I have added "rfkill block all" to rc.local. Here is the output of hciconfig: hci0: Type BR/EDR ...
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Software center says: “check your internet connection” but I do have a connection [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer aspire netbook all was going well until the latest updates. Now my wireless connection is very unstable and I have just gone to download K3b writing software from ...
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Is it safe to install kernel 3.6 on ubuntu 14.04

This question might sound stupid but pardon me as i'm still new to linux..but i've been having some problems with my Railink RT3290 Wireless driver and i'm running kubuntu 14.04.i've tried so many ...
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Cannot connect to wireless router with TL-WDN4800 card on ubuntu 12.04

Sorry to be the 100000th user to ask for help on this matter, but I have tried several solutions from various blogs and I still can't connect. My wifi card detects my router, but can't connect to it. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Auto Off Wifi

currently whenever I try to open the wireless network, it is automatically off the wifi and I can't access the wifi. I tried to use the wireless adapter, the adapter shows perfectly in the Ubuntu ...
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D-Link DWA 123 n 150 (rev D1) wireless adapter issues

I have a D-link DWA 123 N 150 (rev D1, 4.00) Wireless adapter and I can't make it work on Ubuntu. Where can I get the proper drivers and how do I install those?
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Wifi recognizes networks, and connects, but still doesn't work?

I've had ubuntu for about 6 months now. It's been a haste getting used to it as compare to windows. However, yesterday my internet stops working. I'm connected but Firefox, Minecraft, and teamspeak ...
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Ubuntu on Mac 3,1. Typical Trackpad and Wifi Trouble

I am new. 1.9GiB; Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.2GHz; 64 bit; 155GB disk ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed! I don't quite understand the trackpad fix involving appletouch.ko a la here Other Suggestions welcome. ...
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NetworkManager unable to complete wifi connection

When my built-in Ethernet controller died over the weekend, I bought a TP-LINK WN725N USB WiFi adapter. From a laptop, I obtained some firmware and a module from "sensorgnome" because the module with ...
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create a new connection and connect to hidden network disappears from network bar

My wireless network card is broadcom b4313,the default wireless driver installed with ubuntu 14.04 was not supporting access point mode. So I removed the default driver and installed brcmsmac driver ...
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wifi disconnects a lot while streaming media ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and the wifi is getting worse everyday. It disconnects a lot while video streaming. I have disabled power management as per the instructions (sudo iwconfig iwconfig shows the ...
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No wireless after ugrade from 11.10 to 12.04

Finally upgraded to 12.04 LTS on a Dell 630 Latitude and the wireless stopped working after reboot. Have tried to install STA, b43 even NDISwrapper in various ways due to crappy slow internet and ...
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Questions from a new Linux user

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Lenovo g50 and I have some issues i hope to get help with. Perhaps I'm over my head here but i will get through it. First of all, I can't activate wireless. ...
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Wireless Networks problems

I have wireless network at home and at my university. At home, Wireless networks gets connected automatically and never ask me for password whenever I login to computer. Also it never ask for ...
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BCM4352 offical dell driver installation problem

I've downloaded dell ubuntu 12.04 drivers and un-tar the package. Then enter the approprite folder to install as specified in first and one answer this question. First i've installed it with double ...
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WIFI is disabled by hard switch hp 430

I searched and tried many things to resolve this issue but nothing helped me. Please find the methods below that I tried. OS: ubuntu 14.04 Laptop: HP 430 (64 bit) Checked the radio transmitter ...
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Why is Wifi strength low on Ubuntu 14.04 but higher on Windows 7?

I tried this experiment with the same computer at the same times of the day. I sat at a fixed distance from a university router near me an measured and internet speed and Wi-fi strength in both ...
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Strange wlan0 Issues

I've recently been having some strange problems with my wireless internet since I updated lubuntu. Mainly I cannot connect to any wireless connections, and connection properties tells me that wlan0 is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and WIFI 6230

I've got a Intel NUC 54250WYKH with a Intel 6230 MINI PCI-express card and I've installed Xubuntu 14.04 64bit. I'm having trouble getting the wireless to connect to a known working access point (I've ...
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Turning on Monitor Mode on Ubuntu 14.04 using BCM43142

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Vostro 3446 and I'm unable to turn on the monitor mode on my WLAN. Did an lspci which returned the following Broadcom driver in use: Network controller: Broadcom ...
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Why does putting laptop in suspend mode clear WiFi hard block?

I recently wrote a question regarding my ASUS X551ca laptop which is dual booted with Windows 8.1, and Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi functions perfectly when in windows, but is hard blocked in Ubuntu. (as ...
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Can not switch to another wifi connection

After reboot my computer connects to one of available wifi connections. When i try to switch to another wifi it can not connect. In top panel connecting animation is shown, then after 1 minute it says ...
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Ubuntu wifi problem

I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and it's good & nice but i've still a problem and i've tried all and it hasn't work properly for example when i open many tasks like video in chrome and open ...
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Leoxsys USB WiFi device not deteting in ubuntu

I have bought a Leoxsys WiFi USB device to use WiFi in my PC. Its working absolutely fine in Windows7 as its provided with windows7 Drivers. Installing and using drivers in windows 7 is easy and Its ...
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Connecting tata photon in X window manager using command line

Due to some reason i had to shift from Unity(not 2-d as i remember) to X window manager. So here on the desktop nothing appears (no launcher , no menu bar nothing) but we can open command line in it ...
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Why is Ubuntu suddenly crippling my network?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have recently started noticing randomly that my wireless adaptor suddenly becomes a jamming device for the network I'm connected to! I see 0Kbit/s in my network ...
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WIFI keeps disconnecting in 14.04

I am brand spanking new to Ubuntu and finally got it up and running. Now, it just keeps randomly disconnecting and will reconnect after some number of tries. It seems to stay connected if I keep on ...
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Wireless Issues [Linux Mint] [migrated]

I was trying to get a linux distro installed, after debian failed I turned to ubuntu, or more specifically Linux Mint 17, When I logged in to the installer, I found that my wireless wasn't working. ...
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can't find wifi on newly installed ubuntu 14

I just installed ubuntu 14.04, but I found no wifi on it. I run command: sudo modprobe -r iwlwfi only get: modprobe: FATAL: module iwlwfi not found input lspci -vq|grep -i wireless I get ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 Ethernet and Wireless not working : Install step by step instructions

I am having the following issue. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and the ethernet along with WLAN drivers are not working. I am needing instructions on how to install the wireless drivers through USB. Can ...
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No wifi with Lenovo E540

Hei, I have the same problem as in No wifi connection on Ubuntu 13.10, but can't comment on it because of missing reputations (I'm new to the forum). That's why I open a new question. I tried to use ...
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Lenovo g5030 not having any hardware switch for wifi or bluetooth after installing ubuntu 14.04

In rfkill it shows wifi is hard block and bluetooth is also hardblock. Bluetooth soft unlock is working but wifi soft unlock is not working. Bios wifi is enabled. Can any body help me fix this?
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Can not unblock wireless hard block with rfkill command

I recently purchased a ASUS X551ca laptop, which is dual booted with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi works perfectly when running on Windows. When booting into Ubuntu, my Ethernet connects, but ...
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14.04 - Network Manager takes too much time reconnecting after resume/wake

I have an Intel wireless network card in my notebook. Whenever I resume/wake/unhibernate my computer it takes about a minute or so in order to be able to connect to the Internet again. It's just too ...
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NetworkManager[920]: <warn> Connection disconnected (reason -4)

Using 14.04 on a ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a WiFi which works fine on other laptops regularly disconnects "by itself", and only comes back on after a forced Disable/re-Enable WiFi. In /var/log/syslog I've, ...
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Have to restar pc tu connect Wifi

I have this problem, I'm using ubuntu, when i'm watching youtube suddenly it disconnects and when I go to check the wifi reds avaiable it doesn't show anything, somestimes it appears my wifi but can't ...
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asus_nb_wmi - wifi and mobile brandband

I have asus x550v and I have problem with ubuntu 14.04. When set to asus_nb_wmi: 0 - wifi not working but mobile brandband working. 1 - wifi working but mobile brandband not working. 4 - wifi working ...
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Why does my MTS Mblaze data card keep disconnecting in ubuntu14.04 from time to time?? Plz help me solve this problem

I am a newbie to linux. I use ubuntu 14.04. I also use mts mblaze data card to access the internet. My data card gets recognised very well by ubuntu and i get to connect to the internet hassle free. ...
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wifi not displayed after rebooting router

I am having a problem that if my router is rebooted, while i am working on my ubuntu 14.04, then it does not connects again to that same network , neither it shows me the name of my network in ...
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Cannot access hotspot internet, after intstalling data card

I have been using iphone hotspot very long time and it was working fine. recently I started using Airtel data card 3G, after lot of going through tutorials and instructions i was able to install it ...
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How to install Micromax 355G USB wireless modem in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I install a Micromax MMX 355G Data Card USB modem? I tried lsusb and sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf, but neither of these commands detected my USB modem. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm newbie ...
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reset network@ubuntu 14.04

Hi I've been trying to setup mobile hotspot in my laptop (ubuntu14.04) so I go ahead with "How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?" after changing the files listed in the file I'm unable to ...
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how to setup wifi

The only OS I have used has been windows but I wanted to try lubuntu on a netbook. I'm booting from a flash drive to try it out first. How do I connect the wifi. Remember I'm new to this so I not sure ...
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Script to list passwords for wifi connections

I am writing a script that finds various pieces of information about the ethernet interfaces. I have got most using ifconfig and iwconfig. However I now need to extract the passwords. The passwords ...
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no wireless working in latest ubuntu after installation

I have dell inspiren 1564 and i have install the latest version on ubuntu today. the installation is successfully completed in 10+ mins and then i update it. now everything is working good expect ...
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How to connect to wireless with Kubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Desktop?

I'm attempting to connect to my wireless connection over Kubuntu. In Konsole when I run nmcli nm I'm getting this: ...
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Internet Connection failures

I have an HP Mini 1035NR that I just installed Unbuntu 14.04.1 on from 11.04. My wifi would connect just fine before I did the upgrade, and now it won't let me connect using wifi or ethernet. I've ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu and WIndows 8 Dual Boot

Hey guys i recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop HP Pavilion G6. The dual boot works perfectly but wifi doesnt connect in Ubuntu. It connects on Windows 8 perfectly. I ...
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connected but no wifi

I have a C720 chromebook that's been converted to Ubunto 14.04 All been working fine except the wifi has suddenly stopped working. I've tried stopping/restarting the laptop. I tried forgetting the ...
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How to select WNIC and bluetooth drivers

I'm a completely new and yellow Ubuntu user. I installed it yesterday on a old machine (Acer Aspire 3610). During instalation I had a problem - the process was hanging at "bcmwl-kernel-source". I've ...