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

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Have you done this?

First some info Laptop= HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Win7 Pro/Deepin Ram = 8Gb Wifi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu Wednesday Nigh, but on my laptop and the new version of Ubuntu just ...
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Wireless unable to work ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 5520. The problem is that there is no wireless setting on anything showing up and I don't always the LAN available. The ...
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Wifi runs well with Other router other than Netgear

I have sony vaio laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. My machine connects to netgear router but can't load any data from it. like i can't ping google.com It gives me 100% packet loss. and ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in kali linux [on hold]

i have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps. It works fine in windows but when i connect it with kali linux via vmware workstation 10,after giving command "iwconfig" showing "no wareless extenfion". How ...
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TP-Link WN725N, unable to get drivers to work with 13.04 after upgrade (worked on 12.10 and prior)

I went back to my desktop after a bunch of months not using it, and I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to the newest version (I was still in 12.04). I had to download a driver for my TP-Link USB wireless ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 won't connect to wifi

My system 76 laptop was just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 from version 14, the wifi worked for a couple days, and then it stopped connecting. It may have been when I was using it and the wifi was turned ...
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Why Linux-based-laptop has slower wifi connection that windows-based-laptop?

I had ever tried many distros: ubuntu, debian, xubuntu, freya, fedora, etc. And they all have slower wifi than when I was using windows. Is there any explanation about this? How to find appropriate ...
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How do I install a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142?

I need help installing a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142 on 14.04.2. If I run lspci I indeed find the device as: network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 1) But Ubuntu ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Not detecting specific wireless network in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed along with windows 8.1. I recently changed the wireless router at my home and following changes occured: Initially Ubuntu didn't detect my wireless network and but once ...
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tp-link wirless n, TL-WN725N

I've just bought the above adapter after my old Belkin one gave up. I've seen a few solutions to peoples problems on here but haven't had any success myself yet. Which means this is coming from my ...
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wifi not connecting in ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8. The wifi was working properly for some days in Ubuntu but now its not connecting to any network it just remains in connecting mode but doesn't ...
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Driver para 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada [on hold]

Necesito descargar un driver para que mi ubuntu 14.04 funcione bien con la tarjeta de red de mi notebook hp pavilion con tarjeta 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada Ayuda por favro, esto ha sido ...
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installing Netgear A6200 USb wifi on Dell D830 Latitude and latest Ubuntu MATE

i have tried to install the windows drivers and tried to use them with ndiswrapper. So the adapter shows up under ndiswrapper -l (bcmwlhigh5 driver installed and device present) it is also shown under ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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kubuntu 15.04 wifi problem (lenovo T420)

I have a Lenovo T420 laptop, I have recently upgraded from kubuntu 14.4 to kubuntu 15.04 and since then I have problems with wireless connections, when trying to connect to a wireless network that I ...
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Ubuntu wifi problems with new router

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have recently installed a new TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N router at my home. Since then websites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Stackoverflow itself are not properly ...
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Ubuntu network card wifi not working

So I recently installed Xubuntu on my laptop, dualbooted with Windows. Everything works perfectly on the Windows side, but in Xubuntu, for some reason it doesn't either recognise or it can't access ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Network Not Broadcasting Properly

Using the tool, "Create New Wireless Network..." available from the desktop toolbar I am trying to create a network. I have tried this tool in various modes (ad-hoc, infrastructure, different ...
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Installed 14.04 LTS… Wifi works for a while, then disconnects… requires reboot

I'm having an issue with my laptop using Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, and i'm not very savvy at linux at all, is when i'm using the wifi, it'll disconnect from the internet after a while... and then i'll ...
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How do I get my wireless card working

Hello guys I have problem with changing wifi channel on my wireless card. I am in Norway at the moment and I live in Bosnia, when I came here I can't find home network. My theory is that I have ...
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unable to connect to Wi-Fi using Ubuntu 15.04 - Dell Vostro 3546

I install new update in Ubuntu 15.04. After install update I unable to connect to WIFI. output of lspic -nn 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated ...
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Ask me before switching to a different WiFi network?

Currently in my lab, not all the WiFi APs are working properly. What happens is that my laptop switches to a not working WiFi every now and then. It's very inconvenient. Is it possible to configure ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't detect Broadcom BCM4312 Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1545 (that was actually pre-packaged with Ubuntu 10.x in about 2010). For some reason, it doesn't have the capacity to scan for nearby wi-fi ...
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Network problem after upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04

This problem started to occur after I upgraded to 15.04. I connect to wifi, after some time it disconnects, and after I try to re-connect it shows following: * Blured area are wifi names.
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Novice needs assist with wifi

I am a novice at all of this but am a firm believer in Ubuntu. Recently completely wiped my laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 All went well except my laptop is not picking up the wifi. I searched for ...
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How can I disable wlan for a specific user account

I would like to disable wlan for some users while keeping it enabled for other users. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It is important that the user accounts for which wlan is disabled should come up that ...
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How do I fix a “Wireless is disabled by hardware switch” error?

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10 but soon after updating I was disappointed to see that Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. I can not click the button 'Enable wireless' which is ...
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Keepalived on wlan0 Ubuntu 15.04 not working

Keepalived works just fine when I configure it for eth0 (when I actually plug in ethernet cable) but not for wlan0. My /etc/keepalived/keepalived.conf looks like this: global_defs { # machine name ...
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TP Link TL-WN8200ND not connecting - Ubuntu 13.04

I searched for the driver of rtl8192cu. I tried with official driver. This is not for my Linux installation kernel: uname -r 3.8.0-35-generic I tried with fixes in github. I tried with ...
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Wifi performance problems with iwlwifi on 15.04 x64 with kernel 3.19.0-22

I have recently been given a laptop with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 card. When I connect to a network, speed maxes out around 11Mbps TCP and 23Mbps UDP (measured with iperf3). wlan0 ...
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unstable wifi connection

I have a new latitude 5450 with ubuntu 14.04 and Intel 7265 wireless card. My problem is that the wifi connection is unstable and sometimes is does not work at all.
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My wifi is not functioning properly on my HP 15-r249TU

I only have Ubuntu on my laptop and my wifi is not working properly. It connects initially for 10 mins then either the connection is lost and doesn't connect to any network, or it stays connected but ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my Dell 1395 WLAN mini wireless card

I had just downloaded Ubuntu alongside windows using WUBI. I love Ubuntu but Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize my wireless card. I have read elsewhere about installing the Ndiswrapper but that requires ...
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Wifi not connecting automatically on boot

I have finally gotten the Broadcom wifi network card to work--Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01). This article was very helpful. However, every time I boot the computer, I ...
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Elementary os can't connect internet via wireless [on hold]

I can't connect internet via wireless. I have to use ethernet to connect internet. Wireless connection is not visible. I already find missing driver by "Additional Driver" but no missing driver found
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Wireless suddenly dropping with a Ralink RT2870

I have a Linksys WUSB600N v1 Dual-Band Wireless-N Network Adapter Ralink RT2870 USB dongle that worked flawlessly in 11.10. Since upgrading, I can't keep a connection for more than five minutes. 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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ThinkPad T510 14.04 Server LTS x64 No WiFi after installation

I've been having trouble with the wireless card while installing 14.04 Server LTS x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I'm familiar with Linux but I am no power user. I'm installing from a USB drive. ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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How to install Broadcom wireless drivers offline

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. But the wifi is not working in ubuntu (perhaps the drivers are not present), which worked fine in windows. Also I cant connect with ethernet since my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Wifi disabled after suspend

I recently bought a new HP pavilion 15 (has windows 8) and installed (dual boot) a fresh version of ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). After installation, the built-in wifi wasn't working so i used a usb wifi ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux

I've been using the Linksys USB6300 Adapter but when I switched to Ubuntu it stopped working since its only compatible with Windows. I've tried using ndiswrapper and although it says my windows driver ...
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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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Ubuntu Trusty does not detect modem after installing WIFI PCI adapter

So, I've been struggling with this issue for more than a week now. I've two internet connections at home: I've installed a WIFI PCI adapter and configured one connection to use with it. This works ...
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How to turn off `airplane mode`?

I have a problem get the WiFi to work in Ubuntu 11.10. When I use gnome network manager it indicates that wireless is disabled by hardware switch while it is not. In the Network Settings Panel in ...
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Slow WiFi on Ubntu 15.04 with Realtek RTL8192EE

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 in dual boot with windows 8.1 on my ThinkPad T450. The wifi connection in Ubuntu is much slower than in Windows. Is there a way to fix this? I don't know how to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live works perfect, but after installation nothing but the keyboard works?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad T510 with an i7 core and 6 gigs of RAM. When I boot Ubuntu from the USB stick Live it works fine, but when I install it, the trackpad doesn't work, the screen resolution is ...