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

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Wireless not working on hp-mini with ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently trying to get wireless working on a hp-mini which has a broadcomm chip. I have tried several approaches found here and it looks like the interface is recognized, but still see no ...
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lost wifi connection ubntu 16.04

My wifi connection lost. Icon of wifi does not change . it's normal and seems connection is ok. but actually connection is lost and I don't have any access to INTERNET. Do you have any suggestion to ...
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16.04 LTS - all wifi connectivity lost when changing wifi networks

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, when I switch wifi networks using the network manager applet, all networking capability is lost. Before selecting the different wifi network, the wifi works ...
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“Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on Toshiba Satellite P855-335

My Toshiba Satellite p855-335 Notebook wouldn't turn the wireless on. There are several existing threads on Ubuntu Forums which I've tried, for instance: ...
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Wireless not working on desktop with Asus USB-N13 (B1) wireless adapter

I am trying to connect my desktop to a wireless network. I have purchased an ASUS USB-N13 B1 adapter. I have followed instructions for installing drivers and disabling conflicting drivers. I have ...
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Wifi connection works for a few minutes and then dies until restarted

I've recently installed Xubuntu and can get the wifi working... for about at most 5 minutes at a time, after which point it claims to still be connected, but all attempts to visit any web page will ...
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Connected to wireless, but no internet access

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 a week ago wireless internet had been working fine. It stopped working yesterday, however, and I'm at a loss for what to do even after scouring replies to similar posted ...
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Wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use my wireless mouse with no success. I just plug the usb and I can see it when I execute lsusb but with no name: Bus 004 Device 005: ID 24ae:2002 What can I do? Should I install ...
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No Wireless with broadcom BCM4350 Ubuntu 16.04

EI'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Dell XPS 13 9350 (skylake) Since the old kernel doesn't support the broadcom wireless card I updated to ubuntu 16.04, coming from 15.10. The 4.4 kernel supports the ...
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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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Ubuntu Gnome LTS 16.04. Laptop's wifi keeps cutting out and it won't scan for networks.

Randomly, my wifi goes out and all networks disappear from the list. Refreshing does nothing, it won't scan. I have to go to Connect To Hidden Network in settings and manually type in my SSID and ...
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cannot unblock the hardblocked external wifi device

i'm newbie to linux and i'm using external wifi device to connect with internet. After i came across with many site & forums ,i found that "hardblocked - yes" is making trouble.I tried many ways ...
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My internet is very slow and freezes-unfreezes-freezes-unfreezes (16.04)

I'm wondering if there's a command I can write in Terminal to search for and update any outdated things (like network drivers, adapters, etc)? I have a Lenovo ideapad. When it ran Windows 7, the ...
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Wi-Fi is not working on Ubuntu 14.04.4

recently i moved from windows to Ubuntu on Lenovo G550 laptop.I don't know what went wrong on my wireless card.Here is the output of some of useful command to troubleshoot the issue. ...
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Networkmanager does not know that I am online, after resuming from hibernate

The following question is very close to this question. When closing the lid of my notebook or going to hybernate and waking up my Ubuntu Mate 16.04 machine, the nm-applet shows, that I am offline. ...
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12.04 does not detect wlan0(Broadcom 4365)

Installed 12.04 on dell inspiron 5420. wired connection is working however wifi and bluetooth connection does not work. In fact I can't see wlan0. Can I know the correct driver to install?
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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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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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Client isolation in Ubuntu with hostapd

We have created a wifi hotspot or a wireless access point using hostapd in Ubuntu. How can we isolate wifi clients the same way "Client Isolation" does in some access points? Is there any way we can ...
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15.10 - Cannot connect to wireless networks at home, but can at remote locations?

Ever since I plugged in an ethernet cable into my laptop at home I cannot connect to the wireless network anymore. It doesn't list any of them. Before it was working fine. The weird part is, whenever ...
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How to set wireless network priority using WIFI Radar?

There are a few other questions like this one, however none of the answers walk through the specifics of how to set network priority using wifi radar. For example when I'm home the default wifi ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

Can you explain how can I install fimware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) Wi-Fi driver installation

I bought an Acer laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS but WiFi drivers are not available for it. So I am trying to install a windows driver using wifidocs/driver/ndiswrapper. On doing lspci -vvnn, it ...
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Why does selecting the proprietary driver 8812au not have any effect on one of my computers?

Problem I bought a Linksys WUSB 6300 dual-band USB WiFi adapter to connect my desktop PC to the internet. As soon as I plug it into the USB I can select the corresponding proprietary driver in the ...
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Realtek wifi driver problem rtl8723be

I have HP i3 laptop and I recently install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I could not detect my home wifi. Later I found out that the wifi gets connected only if Im like a feet near the router. It does not work ...
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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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internet connection and ubuntu shutdown

I was having trouble connecting to the internet,so I proceeded to connect directly via a cable. Then, after I connected to the internet, I installed Ubuntu One and Chromium and attempted to install ...
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wifi problem on ubuntu 16.04..!

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and and there is no sign of wi-fi, no on/off indicator I have seen all the solutions on internet: how to handle wi-fi problems, but none worked for me. I have HP ...
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wlan adapter and update bluetooth

My wlan adapter Atheros AR9485 does not work since i tried to make an new installation with the windows help and download a new adaperdriver. This was an option because the bluetooth was no more ...
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No Wi-Fi signal being detected on HP pavilion dv2615nr

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop but for some reason my laptop does not pickup the Wi-Fi signal. Is there something that I need to download?
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Wireless not working on Pavilion x360-Convertible, running 16.,04

I have a wireless problem with my HP-Pavilion-x360-Convertible, with a clean install of 16.04. When I click on the wireless on/off button in network settings, it always flips back to 'off'. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 fails connecting to a specific wireless network

I have a problem connecting to a specific wireless network, just could not connect or obtain an IP address. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Thinkpad t400, with the network adapter Intel ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 16.04 new installation [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows, Wifi was working on both. Now I installed Ubuntu 16.04 erasing both window and Ubuntu 15.04. But wifi is not showing but Internet is working with wire. I have ...
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Xubuntu Wifi driver not working after update

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a TP Link T4U USB wifi adapter, whic is based on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. It has been working flawlessly for a number of months, up until Linux kernel ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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wifi network list not showing in ubuntu 16.04

Initially I connected to a wifi. But after an hour I could not find other wifi networks available.But I am able to use internet.
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ubuntu 16.04 confuse wireless card with ethernet

Dears, I just upgraded my XPS 13 to ubuntu 16.04 Now when i start my internal wireless adapter is recognized as a ethernet card instead of wireless card. If I start the computer with my Dell DA200 ...
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Clean install ubuntu 16.04 cannot connect to wifi using NetworkManager, but nmtui works

I've performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56VZ. Sadly, i cannot connect to wireless networks using the NetworkManager. I am able to see wireless networks, though. I tried to connect ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 15.10: Intel corporation PRO/wireless 3945ABG adapter

I can't seem to connect to either the Ethernet or Wi-Fi. I can connect fine from my android phone. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad T60. Edit: The ethernet and wireless are separate problems, ...
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Wireless connects only at some locations : Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 adapter

I have a relatively new Acer Aspire v15 Nitro. My wireless card is a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174. Currently, my wifi connects to networks sometimes, but only in select few locations. In most locations, ...
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Hardware switch

I accidentally disabled my wifi network and now the combination of keys is not helping to enable it. It's 'hard blocked' but I don't know the button that would help me enable my wifi network.
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laptop wifi indicator not lit even though I'm connected

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus VivoBook X202E recently, and now even though I have a wifi connection, the wifi indicator on my laptop doesn't light. Switching back to Windows 10 makes the ...
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Wireless driver for Lenovo Ideapad Y700?

Is anyone working on a wireless driver for the Lenovo Ideapad Y700 ? I bought one for my son, who is in high school. The deal was that he had to run dual OS (Windows and Ubuntu) get familiar with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - WiFi WPA2 Personal

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and cannot get wifi configured correctly to work with WPA2 personal and could use some help. There was a simple wizard during install where I selected my SSID ...
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Disable Show Password in WiFi Network Connection

WiFi connection management in Ubuntu as option to Show Password. If PC unlocked then someone can check what is the password set for WiFi. Ideally there should not be Show Password option at all. If ...
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Wi-Fi connection to Epson SX235W printer

I have lost wireless connection to my Epson SX235W printer. How do I restore it? I have tried reinstalling drivers but this met with no success.
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WiFi not working after upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04. RT3290 adaptor

I can't see the "enable wireless" option near the "enable networking" option on my statusbar. I'm able to connect to internet using a cable though. ...
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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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wireless drivers and graphic drivers not working in ubuntu 15.04 [on hold]

I am new to Ubuntu, by mistake i made some changes in the graphics and then it started using the proprietary drivers and my wireless drivers have stopped working since then. Kindly assist me. I can ...