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

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I have a lenovo g530 and installed ubuntu 12.04 now wifi wont work

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my lenovo g530 and now wifi wont work i keep trying rfkill but it wont show anything. any help out there???
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Wireless woes hp envy dv6

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 had wireless working on HP envy dv6. I logged out and now wireless will not work message I get is to turn on hardware switch. Nothing is turned off on bios. Can anyone help, I ...
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Ubuntu Version too old for WPA/WPA2? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 7.04 on an "ThinkPad Z60t" for tests and now want to connect to my WLAN-network. The problem is that I am not able to select WPA/WPA2 but only WEP hexadecimal/WEP ASCII. I assume ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Air 2013: Wireless driver problem

I've recently installed the 14.04 final beta on my mid-2013 Macbook air, triple boot with rEFInd. After doing some reading online, and using a USB wireless drive, I installed bcmwl-kernel-source, and ...
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Disable 802.11n for a specific network

I was having some problems with the wifi connection with a specific router, and solved them completely by disabling the the n standard: sudo modprobe iwlwifi 11n_disable=0 This network is a network ...
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Connecting two computers, one of them running on sub network

I want to be avaiable to connect my windows computer to ubuntu with samba, synergy, etc. The ubuntu computer has no wifi card, so i use my android device with usb theatering, the windows 7 computer is ...
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My Ubuntu Nightmare [on hold]

I built a 4.4ghz amd with 32g ram and 1tb hd along with a secondary 240g ssd for my gaming. This is my ABSOLUTE first time utilizing and attempting to run a non Microsoft garbage windows OS. Now, ...
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Can't enable wifi on ubuntu 12.04 Dell Inspiron 15

I am new to Ubuntu and I know there were a lot of similar issues and I've tried to follow some of the answers on the web (e.g. Dell Inspiron Wifi off or How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working?), but ...
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Wifi on Esprimo V5535

i still have problems getting my Esprimo V5535 from Fujistsu Siemens, to open wlan. I have looked everywhere and failed. It is an ath5k driver and the computer sees it. It says : eth1 Link ...
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Why does my wifi Internet intermittently disappear?

So, my Internet intermittently disappears. I have no idea why! For a while I thought it happened when I allowed Update Manager to auto-check for updates, but I don't believe that's the case now. ...
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USB Wifi RTL8188CUS 802.11n cannot connect

I'm a novice Linux newbie and I'm trying to use the adapter mentioned above in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but it wont work. I have read other questions on here, but nothing helps. Adaptor is finding the ...
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Atheros AR9485 wireless card doesn't work in an ASUS K53E

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit version in dual boot mode on an ASUS K53. Every thing seems to work fine except for the wireless. The wireless works on Windows 7. Ubuntu finds the wireless card, ...
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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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Wifi browser login problem

We use a wifi network at my school in which you must login with your student account in the web brower. When I boot my laptop with Windows 7, it redirects me automatically to the login page. But if ...
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Lubuntu remembers secure WiFi connection login credentials

At our school, students log on to their Internet accounts as follows: Student A logs on to the Internet account by logging onto the school's secure WiFi connection with his login name and password. ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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Not able to connect to Tata Photon PLus on Ubuntu 12.04.2

It seems recently there was some upgrade of Tata Photon Plus and now we need to give Dailer Pin Code '0000' to enable it before it can be used. Due to this, I am not able to use Tata Photon Plus on my ...
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Wireless connection button on Acer Aspire 2930z won't work!

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 2930z, along side my Windows 7 (Dual Boot). Problem is - I can't get a wifi connection - the wifi button is off and doesn't respond. Connection is ...
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wifi stops working requires removing and reinserting wifi adapter

I am using 12.04 LTS. My wifi stops working but when I remove and reinsert the USB wifi adapter it re-establishes the connection and works for awhile again. I am using a microsoft WIFI adapter.
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I'm having a wireless USB adapter problem [on hold]

I'm using a mini-usb wireless adapter and it continuously disconnect from my Wifi network... do anyone know how to fix that? please!
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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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anywhere to download WINE for xubuntu?

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB WiFi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10

I went through loads of posts looking for an answer to my WiFi problems but can't seem to fix it. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed and WiFi worked fine with no issues whatsoever but then I upgraded to ...
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neither kubuntu 13.04 nor ubuntu 12.04 can detect network (wired/wireless) activity

Thanks for reading, i have an HP mini 110-1030LA, it had Windows XP, tottaly functional, a little slow but funtional, i decided to install kubuntu saucy (32 bits), everythings seems to be better, the ...
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Shell script to check if something is plugged in the wifi USB port

I have a wifi access point that allows to plug a USB hard drive accessible from any computer sharing the same wifi. I would like to know if there was a way a shell script could test if something is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Unusable when gaming with power not plugged in

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu, but I have been having issues gaming when not plugged into an outlet. When I am plugged in my laptop runs flawlessly, however, when not plugged every thing runs fine ...
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How can I disable the network status notification bubbles?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu, with a Wi-Fi adaptor that Ubuntu detected flawlessly. When the internet drops out, Ubuntu gives me a notification bubble in the top right of the screen, e.g. ...
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How do I get proprietary Broadcom drivers to work after installation?

This is my first installation of Ubuntu, but I've been running it live on a DVD and flash drive for months. Today I installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto a 3-year old Lenovo G550 laptop, and it has a ...
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Tata photon plus can not establish connection after photon's system upgrade

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04.3 and using Tata Photon Plus dongle. I configured the device through the network manager options. It worked seamlessly. Few days back I received message from ...
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WiFi adapter has problem aquiring IPv4 automatically in Ubuntu 13.10

This is a problem in Ubuntu 13.10 and it's a problem with the WiFi. Ubuntu will never connect to the network. All of my other devices work fine. The computer detects the network and pops up the WiFi ...
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 wifi gets disconnected after some time

i'm using a dell laptop the wifi turns off automatically after some time and only if i restart the machine it work this happens very often I have already tried the MTU method it is in automatic ...
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Cannot change soft block setting to “no” for AR9287 Wireless Network

My wireless works, but I have to right click the network manager applet and enable wireless on every boot which is annoying. This is the output of rfkill normally: x@Triela:~$ rfkill list 0: ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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Wifi adapter help [duplicate]

I'm trying to make the system recognize my usb wifi adapter. The adapter is a Cisco wireless G-band I believe.
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How do I config wireless Ubuntu 12.04 Dell xps410 [on hold]

How do I set up wireless? I've entered the security, network name under ssid.
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Dell E5520 Upgrade to 12.10 & 13.10 No wifi [duplicate]

lspci 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n I have performed all steps of the url and wifi works, but disappears when restarting laptop the wifi disapear and not ...
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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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WiFi connection problem on HP Pavilion dv8

I have an HP Pavilion dv8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace Windows XP Home Edition and did an update to 12.04.1. The connection to my Belkin router was fine during installation and did not ...
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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WiFi not working in Backtrack 5r3 Acer Aspire V3-571 Laptop having “Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ether” integrated wireless card [on hold]

I am new to the Linux, I have installed backtrack 5r3 in one hard disk partition alongside with windows7 in another partition in Acer Aspire V3-571 laptop having "Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 ...
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Opening ports won't work?

So I have internet connection sharing set up and I'm getting wifi on 1 computer, and sending it thru ethernet to the other, and I'm trying to run a server on the one w/o wifi. That would work I think ...
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my wifi disconnects after some time and gets blocked by hardware switch

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu and I have been using Windows for years, but viruses made me consider Linux. I first tried elementary OS because it is easy to use, I enjoyed it a lot but after surfing the ...
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“Wifi hardware switched off” on an HPG61 (Atheros 9285)

Yesterday I upgraded my Ubuntu Natty to Oneiric on my notebook HP G61 (wifi card Atheros ar9285). When I start on normal mode wifi dont work: menu under tray-icon says; "Wifi hardware switched off". ...
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WiFi randomly turning off “via hardware switch”

My network card uses a 'Realtek RTL8187B chipset'. The issue is, after about 30 minutes of working, the WiFi turns off, and dmesg says: turned off via hardware switch Turning the actual switch ...
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How to share ethernet over wifi without creating access point?

I have company internet with internal IP and proxy settings, I want to share this Ethernet connection over wifi, but creating accesspoint is somehow not working may be due to IP architecture, I want ...
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Can't Connect to Internet, just installed ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu on Dell Mini that I had laying around, and the install went perfectly fine except for the fact that I cannot connect to my wireless internet. When I click the network button ...
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How do I install hackingtools that are not in repository?

I tried to follow the instructions here: http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=73572 apt-get install nmap driftnet charon yamas wireshark tshark kismet cleven cowpatty But some packages are not in ...
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Can't connect wifi in dell inspiron 5420 in ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 in Dell Inspiron 5420. Though wlan is showing wifi is available but can not connect to network. I have checked with Ubuntu 13.04 and 12.04 also. It is working in 12.04 ...
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I can't turn on my wireless?

My wifi is off and when I go to the network symbol it says network enabled but it doesn't say anything about wireless. I have this dell ispiron mini that doesn't have a physical wifi switch I have ...