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

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Sending IR signals with Ubuntu via command line?

I would like my Ubuntu computer to be able to control my TV via comman line. This could be done via infrared remote control. Is there a list of compatible IR hardware? For example USB devices? What ...
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Specify wifi for auto connection

I have different wifi's available (lets call them 'wifi1' and 'wifi2'), when starting Ubuntu it always connects to 'wifi1'. Is it possible to set a configuration so it first tries to connect to ...
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Problem with wifi connectivity [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1. Though I am able to connect to my wifi(NETGEAR WNR612) network , I am unable to access the internet. Like my laptop shows it is connected to the wifi but when I open my ...
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wifi connection slow and weak on ubuntu 14.04

I am pretty new to ubuntu so please bear with me, So basically I installed ubuntu14.04 on my Samsung 900x laptop, and the wifi signal becomes very weak and I couldn't connect to the internet at all, ...
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how to configure web browser for a https server running on the same wifi network?

I have installed an app on my android device which makes it a ftp or https server by fixing a port number for listening and username and password in case of ftp server. I have successfully tried the ...
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Wireless Network in Virtualbox

I just installed my first Ubuntu Server (12.04) instance and immediately ran into the following problems: Running apt-get install or update fails (see below) Running ifconfig produces peculiar IP ...
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Losing connection on Asus UL30vt wireless adapter Ubuntu 14.10

After the upgrade on 14.10 i lose my internet randomly, it just happens at random times. When i try to boot in windows my internet has also problems, but only if i had boot in ubuntu first and the ...
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Problems about the Drivers for Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter in my laptop dosen't work. So I followed the guide in How do I get a Ralink RT3290 wireless card working? to compile the driver and load it ...
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Ubuntu wifi roaming problem: how do I set wireless sensitivity on ubuntu?

I am having problem with wifi network that have multiple access points. ubuntu keeps roaming between access points because of high sensitivity. Based on reading the manual for iwconfig, there is an ...
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Can't enable the proprietary drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 wireless after installing Ubuntu 14.10? Offline package required?

I have installed the new Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3521. I was able to use my wifi in the Boot Live Stage and during the Installation phase by enabling the BroadCom BCM 43142 proprietary ...
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Wifi not working in dell xps l502x

I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15 L502X. Now I cannot seem to install the intel wifi driver. It shows on lspci: http://i.imgur.com/pX0gI39 However there is no enable/disable wifi option on ...
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Unable connect wifi with Ubuntu HP ProBook 350 g2 Intel AC 3160

Specifications: - Ubuntu 14.04 - Linux 3.13.0-37-generic The wireless driver is Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 $ iwconfig $ eth0 no wireless extensions. $ lo no wireless extensions. ...
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Getting no ACK after launching aireplay-ng

I want to deauthenticate a particular client with Aircrack-ng module. At first, I've put my adaptor in monitor mode by the following command airmon-ng start wlan0 It worked fine and added a mon0 ...
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I can't connect to Internet at all in Ubuntu 12.04

My wireless connection doesn't work. I've tried this Ubuntu documentation on wireless and I've gotten no results . Previously, I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 with VMware and the wireless connection ...
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ERROR while getting interface

I have installed the latest version of aircrack-ng, but when i run this code, sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 I get this. sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 4 processes that could cause trouble. If ...
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WiFi connection not stable and low

I've been using ubuntu 14.04LTS for about half a year, about 2 month ago I noticed some issues with my WiFi connection like: For no reasons my network manager can switch to another WiFi connection ...
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Problem with wireless connection in 14.04 lts

My problem: I can see and connect to the network, most of the time (sometimes connecting does not work). My main problem is, that even when connection is established, I have no access to the internet. ...
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Help Debugging Wireless Issue

I have a Lenovo e330 notebook with broadcom bcm4313 802.11 bgn wireless adapter. I have configured it for dual boot Windows 8/Ubuntu 14.04. It has problem connecting to wireless, and this problem is ...
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How can I get my wifi to work on my Dell 3521 laptop?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 in my DELL 3521 laptop and everything is working fine except the wi-fi in ubuntu. In win 8 wifi is working well but when i start ubuntu it does not ...
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How can I configure network manager (via command line) to only ever connect to a wireless network with a particular ssid?

I'm away from work for the week and need to ssh into my office computer (Ubuntu 12.04) regularly to do work. Unfortunately, my particularly flaky WiFi USB dongle on my work computer disconnects once ...
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WIFI Card not working dell Inspiron 17 wifi card

I've tried everything and I don't have a 2nd computer if you want me to show command outputs please post HELP ME I have a dell inspirion 17 and I installed ubuntu yesterday and when I logged in (I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AWUS036H (v5) continually re-initializes - never succeeds completely

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Dell Precision M3800. I need to use two wifi cards on this machine (long story) and I have had the internal Intel 7260 working along side a Netgear..something ...
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Wireless won't connect after resume - adapter is not asleep

Running 14.04 on a Samsung N150. I am having the same problem as described in this post To reiterate, this is NOT the 'adapter sleeping' problem; it sees the network(s) and starts trying to connect ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + hostapd + 802.11a + iwlwifi = no AP!

this is my first time here, so please be kind. ;) I have the following problem: I want so setup a 5GHz WiFi-AP because the 2.4GHz is too crowded. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with a "Intel Corporation ...
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Unable to connect to mixed b/g/n wifi network on Ubuntu

I cannot connect to mixed b/g/n wifi Network. I am using wl drivers. Connection to other wifi networks is working well, but to this network I cannot connect from Ubuntu (from my android phone ...
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Lack of wifi U12/U14

Sorry I haven't time to check for previous occurrences of this problem ... Since last week some time, before replacement of wifi router -no change - neither 'network-manager' nor 'wicd' can see my ip ...
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Ubuntu WiFi connection is very unstable

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted on my laptop. Until last week, the WiFi on both Operating Systems were working perfectly. However, for the past few days my Ubuntu WiFi has been ...
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AR9285 Wireless network problem Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Lenovo Ideapad using the live USB. My problem is that I cannot connect to my wireless network. My wireless adapter is recognized as Atheros Communications Inc ...
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WMP45g Wireless-G Adapter [on hold]

How can I figure out if I've got the right driver? And that is my only way of getting online. I am not sure how else to get the driver...
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can't find any wireless network interface on lubuntu

I have a PC Toshiba satellite notebook with an installed release Lubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 trusty) kernel 3.13.0-39 generic. After an VmWare installation with Windows 7, I stopped my system forced with ...
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WIFI not Detecting!

In my ubuntu 12.04 wifi suddenly stopped showing. Although my bluetooth is orking perfectly. can someone help me out here?? I am a newbie. Please tell me which commands to run to help you solve this ...
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Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me - 14.04

Wi-fi doesn't work without reinstalling after every restart - please help me I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and bcmwl driver on Dell Inspiron 15 3521 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation ...
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How to Fix the Intermittent Ping Time out

I am back with a new Question. Its weird as always. My setup is as follow; 2 Ubuntu 12.4 LTS Servers. / LynkSys POE Switch. / 01 LynkSys Router / 3 Proxim APs. The APS are connected via Cat6 to ...
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How do I install Inventel UR056g usb wifi?

I am am using a Inventel UR054g (R01) usb wireless adaptor on my desktop. I had quite trouble setting it up but after installing ndiswrapper and prism2 drivers I got it up and running. However, I ...
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Why is my wireless very unstable, even after trying Wicd?

Here is my script output. I'm a brand new Linux user. I installed it on an old Windows 8.1 machine. Wireless Internet will be connected for a minute or two, then I will not be able to load Web pages. ...
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How do I install the ASUS USB-AC51 Wireless Adapter?

I do not know how to install the ASUS USB-AC51 wireless adapter. I am not very good with
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...
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my android device cannot connect to made wifi hotspot

first I created a wifi hot spot for android successfully. Its being detected but cannot connect, its getting stuck at obtaining ip address. why? please help.
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ubuntu 14.04 issue connecting home wifi

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04, previously i had 12.04. But now i am unable to connect to my home wifi which i could connect to in 12.04. Strangely, i could connect with 14.04 to my college wifi. ...
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Wifi doesn't connect in ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

It shows wireless network but doesn't connect. But connect with wired connection. Please help me..... I have tried this my-wireless-wifi-connection-does-not-work-what-information-is-needed-to-diagnos ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Inspiron 1520 (WiFi not working)

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 that is rather finicky and had Windows XP installed on it. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail", and since, I haven't been able to get the WiFi to work. It ...
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how to use ndiswrapper to install wnda3100 v2 adaptor driver

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and I am a newbie. I am using an older desktop Dell Dimension E520 and WNDA3100 v2 adaptor for the WIFI. I have tried using the WINE program to install the ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Turning off Bluetooth also turns off Wi-Fi on HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on a dual boot HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea. If I disable Bluetooth then Wi-Fi is also disabled. I have looked at these similar reported issues: ...
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2008 MacBook WiFi doesn't work with Ubuntu 13.04

I had Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard installed on my MacBook. It was getting slow, so I backed it up and installed Ubuntu 13.04. But now my WiFi doesn't work.
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Slow internet on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Vaio FitFlip Laptop and I dual booted it with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is, when I'm in another room where the wireless signal is not really strong, the Internet connection goes really ...
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Wi-Fi disabled after suspend/restart in Ubuntu 14.04

Every time I wake my notebook up from suspend or I turn it on again, Wi-Fi is disabled and I have to connect manually by clicking "Enable Wi-Fi". How to set up to enable Wi-Fi automatically on resume ...
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WiFi no longer working

My network indicator was not showing up in in my menu bar. I saw someone else had a similar question, so I tried running the same things that they did. I ran apt-get install indicator-network and also ...
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Wireless driver problem

Can't get my DLINK Wireless usb to work (works on windows). Can anyone help me out, please? lsusb: ID 0cf3:7015 Atheros Communications, Inc. TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 802.11n [Atheros AR7010+AR9287]