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

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MacBookPro11,3 wifi issue with Ubuntu 16.04

Good Day All, I have been having issues getting wifi to work in Ubuntu 16.04 on my MacBookPro11,3. Installation of the Broadcom drivers found here leads to dependency issues. If anyone has any ...
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preferable wifi adapter

I'm waving the white flag in my fight with the wifi adapter. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Looking for the new adapter at the ...
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Wireless Broadcom BCM43228 on an Acer Aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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Hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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Unable to connect wifi on ubuntu 16.04 from my asus tp 200s

I have just installed ubuntu 16.04 on an asus tp200s and the wifi is not working, it cannot even see networks. my output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 2280 (rev 21) 00:...
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My wifi Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) doesn't show up and work in Ubuntu 14.04.3 on Lenovo flex 3 14

I am new on linux systems I have tried some of the relevant solutions, those I could follow up, But nothing yet.Please help me figuring this out. Wireless info START Report from: 24 Sep 2015 22:...
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Qualcomm Atheros wireless adapter recognition problem

my asus tp200 laptop with ubuntu 16 does not recognize the wireless adapter (so, no access point to reach) in anyway I try. how to make it does, where to start? excuse my noobish.
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Cannot connect to any networks after spoofing MAC address

So I want to spoof my MAC address. However when I do so I am unable to connect to any networks. After changing it back to the physical MAC address of the network card, it works just fine. It worked ...
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How to enable wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a Macbook with Parallels 11.2.0

I have Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine in Parallel I am using a Macbook. I've tried to search for the drivers in the Software & Updates but it does not find the WiFi drivers. I also tried several ...
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Dell WIfi Not working after 14.04 install

Below is wireless related info extracted from other forum advice. Looks like a kernel issue but I'm clueless how to solve. Thanks for any advice. ########## wireless info START ########## ##### ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wireless connection

I am trying to set up wireless with my newly installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. ifconfig -a ens5 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:25:b3:42:05:5c inet addr:10.2.102.195 Bcast:10.2....
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WiFi Adapter usb - Device not managed

I recently tried to use my ALFA AWUS036H (USB WiFi adapter) on my Debian distro. The adapter is supposed to work out the box on Debian, RT8187L driver is supported, but Network Manager says Device ...
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WiFi is unstable on Dell Inspirion 42100

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side on my Windows 8.1 Dell. I then upgraded to Windows 10. At first it worked great but now Ubuntu can only connect to WiFi after running Windows for about 15-30 ...
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Ubuntu Server not using proxy settings

i am using the ubuntu server package (terminal only) and i am struggling to get the proxy server working. there is no username/password for the proxy. When i am trying to do sudo apt-get update i ...
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DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 how do i install it's wifi driver in UBUNTU 16.04 [duplicate]

The wifi adapter doesnt work on my laptop lenovo Z51 UBUNTU 16.04 info about the adapter DLink dwa 131 H/W ver :E1 F/W ver : 5.1 lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - installing Dlink WiFi drivers for DWA-131 E1

I need to install drivers for the aforementioned device on 16.04 asap. None of the other threads are helping I.e. there's always an error message in the terminal. Any help? P.S I'm a complete Linux ...
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Wifi-driver not working Lenovo z51-70

03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43ae] (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0622]
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Why is Wifi not working on my HP laptop?

The wireless card is not working but the Internet is working good with Ethernet cable. The output of lspci is : 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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How install driver for Wireless? [duplicate]

I want to install Xubuntu with dual boot W8. So I have downloaded Xubuntu and installed it, but when I want use it, it doesn't detect WIFI, but when I am connected with ethernet it does detect it. ...
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Not getting different Wi-Fi networks after switching off the Wi-Fi button on my notebook and then switching it on again! [duplicate]

Ever since after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am encountering a weird problem. When I connect to my Wi-Fi network, it works fine and even I get a list of different Wi-Fi networks to which I can ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter not working on Ubuntu 13.10

Solution 1 Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows. I have an Atheros AR9485 adapter. It worked well for a few weeks and now won't work anymore although it still works for ...
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Cannot Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network

Since upgrading to 16.04 LTS, I cannot manually connect to a saved network. I can connect if the network is not hidden after a rescan - just selecting the network from the menu or waiting for it to ...
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Function like “connectify” on Ubuntu

I know there was a lot of questions about this, but my problem is kind of different. I have a tablet with Android. On Windows I used to host wifi from my PC. I used an application called connectify. ...
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Can't connect to wifi, fairly certain it happened after update this morning. Ubunta 15.10

First of all I am very new to ubunta and everything linux. I just got it two days ago. I installed it to my computer and it worked great up until this morning, I think right after an update, it just ...
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wifi device not ready

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. "WiFi device not ready" is the issue, I am able to connect to the network using an ethernet cable but not through WiFi. lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 (output of that command) 01:...
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Why can't I see my Wireless Router a D'Link DIR 615 - Ubuntu 12.04? I can see all the other active wireless connections.

Details: I have a D'Link DIR 615 Router that I have been using for 3 years with Ubuntu 11.10 - with no problems. I have a Dell Inspiron 15R with dual boot of Windows 7 and now, Ubuntu 12.04 - after ...
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NetworkManager can't connect to 5G [on hold]

So I was trying to optimize my own connection, when I restarted the networkmanager service. Then I suddenly couldn't connect to a specific 5G connection which is quite annoying. When I try to do it, ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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Wireless connection is not showing in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Hello I am a newbie to linux.I thought to give a start a with Ubuntu so yesterday I switched to ubuntu but after installing wireless connection doesn't show up but wired connection is working fine. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 problems connecting to eduroam

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and have been connected to my UNI's eduroam wifi fine till a week ago. Now it keeps asking for my password and wont connect. Have tried workarounds from other similar questions ...
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HP Pavilion 15-e043CL AMD - Wifi not working

Just got a HP pavilion 15-e043CL from Costco for my kids. The laptop is supposedly preloaded/running Windows 8. I did not even try to load Windows. I right away loaded Ubuntu 13.04 from a live CD (...
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Ralink RT3290 WiFi card not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a computer with a Ralink RT3290 wireless network card. After working fine for a day, the card just stopped working. Apparently, the card is no longer supported in ...
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Wireless LAN Hard blocked: yes

It has been more than a year my old friend Toshiba Satellite A500 cannot connect to WiFi. Long before WiFi was working both on dual boot, Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 but something happened one day and ...
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Dell Latitude D630 wireless issues running Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Latitude D630. I'm new to Linux and don't know too much about it. I've researched a few solutions to this problem, but none have worked, or I couldn't complete ...
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Wifi occasionally stops working on Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04

I purchased a new Lenovo ideapad 100 laptop back in February. A couple of days ago I formatted the hard-drive and replaced the original operating system, Windows 10, with Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. Most ...
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Use laptop to share WiFi?

What I'm trying to accomplish is having my laptop connected to a WiFi network, and then sharing the Internet from the laptop through another router. I already have a router with dd wrt installed, I ...
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Unstable internet connection

I have the Intel 7260 (rev 73) and I am running xubuntu 16.04 Sometimes my wifi stops working out of nowhere ("Device not ready" it says in the xfce wifi applet). I need to reboot my laptop to ...
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Wifi is constantly turning off

I am using Lenovo B50-45 laptop. Results of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. enp6s0 no wireless extensions. wlp7s0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"Clap Along" Mode:Managed ...
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Wireless not working when using UBUNTU 13.04 on DELL Precision M6300

I installed UBUNTU 13.04 dual boot with Windows 8. all working perfectly well except my wireless. the wireless does not turn on or off. neither it detects any wireless system. Fn+F2 does not turn on ...
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Wireless Driver (QCA6174) Not Working after Update [on hold]

I sheepishly clicked the "Ubuntu Has Updates" box, and upon restarting my computer, wireless doesn't seem to be working anymore. I have a Killer Wireless 1535 Card that was running just fine on ...
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motherboard pcie slot help [on hold]

How can ubuntu tell me what pcie slot I have on my motherboard?
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New to Linux as a programmer [on hold]

I am looking for a resource that will walk me through how to look at the code of Linux and then access or build a module that will access a communications module on a board and allow me to put it to ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System start/...
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Wifi doesn't detect any networks on 16.04

I'm having troubles with wifi. I'm using a MacBook Pro 7,1 with a Broadcom 4322 wireless interface, and it theoretically works, but it's not showing any networks. rfkill says that nothing is blocked, ...
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authentication required by wifi network ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I connect to my wifi network, this annoying 'authentication required by wifi nework' window pops up, with my wifi password in it. All I have to do is to press the Connect button. Still I ...
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No wifi after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04, there is no wifi whenever I restart the system. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe on iwconfig I got the following lo no ...
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WWAN-modem disabeling by itself, Ubuntu 14.10, Lenovo T440s, Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE

I have had my Lenovo for quite some time now, and tried looking arround for solutions to my problem with the WWAN. I can enable the WWAN both through the GUI and the terminal, and connect via my ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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Unable to get wireless internet Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac

I've been looking around for hours to find a driver or a solution to get my wifi working on my new laptop (Acer Aspire V 17 nitro). But without success. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 Installed, This ...
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Driver for Wireless 7260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a laptop with Intel Wireless 7260, but the kernel does not recognize wifi. The laptop does not have ethernet, and wifi is my only way to connect to the internet. As I ...