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

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Can't enable wifi on ubuntu 15.04?

I recently upgraded my laptop from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 a few weeks ago and until yesterday everything was fine, but now I can't connect to any wireless network. I already rebooted many times, no ...
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RTL8188CUS unable to install 14.04

Tried to compile driver from realtek. Getting following error messages. ################################################## Realtek Wi-Fi driver Auto installation script Novembor, 21 2011 v1.1.0 ...
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rtl8192cu blinking WiFi led in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a realtek wireless card and the blinking WiFi led is driving me crazy. The installed driver it had was rtl8193cu but I had connectivity issues so I downgraded it to rtl8192cu and that's when ...
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dns finished no internet

Hello i just recently moved from windows 8 to ubuntu ,It happens that randomly it cannot connect to the internet, appears this message: dns finished no internet, Check your Internet connection Check ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Default Drivers Removed?

During a recent software update on my HP Elitebook 8530w running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the Software Update crashed after partially downloading a selection of updates. Since then it appears that some of my ...
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D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 RTL8191SU hard time connecting

I have a D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 with a RTL8191SU chip set. Under Ubuntu 14.04 it will connect to the router occasionally, most of the time it tries and fails over and over. It seems to connect with out ...
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How to persist on a wifi connection after disconnection?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
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ap-hotspot not working after update to 15.04 (64 bit)

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit). My `ap-hotspot' configuration was functional in the earlier installation. In the current scenario, the devices present around my computer are no ...
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Xubuntu not showing wireless interflace

I'm using Xubuntu 15.04. The wifi worked fine,until i restarted my machine (it's an old toshiba nb100). The wifi didn't connect,it doesn't show up in ifconfig , in /etc/network/interfaces, or in ...
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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Wireless connection suddenly switches off on Xubuntu

I'm having some troubles with my wireless connection. I've got Xubuntu 15.04 installed on my hp laptop. At boot I can connect to my dorm network connection (it uses an http proxy) and I can navigate ...
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Wifi won't work on 14.04

I have tried to install B43 using cutter and STA wifi drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Compaq nx6310, but it just won't work. Wired ethernet only works with the live CD. Any help on the exact ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 lost wi fi

I have a very robust network with 6 iOS, 3 MacOS, 1 Win8.1, and 2 Wii connections all working flawlessly. Since I updated my Ubuntu workstation to 15.04, I've noticed that my connection speed has ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to install realtek drivers 0bda 818b HELP

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed the newest version of Play On Linux, and I have a generic USB WI-fi dongle that I have been trying, for hours, to install onto my computer. Inside the CD that came with ...
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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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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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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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Torrent being used by another person in the network [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I know it comes with Transmission (even through I never used it or any torrent client in Ubuntu). I know that it can be a little dangerous if you use torrent clients ...
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Remounting SMB shares when changing between wifi/wired networks

I've been battling with this for a while with mixed results. I frequently move my laptop between it's dock (wired) and my couch (wireless). Anytime I switch networks, I have to manually run "sudo ...
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Offline Driver Installation intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connection [on hold]

I have recently acquired a Dell Vostro 200 with a missing hard drive, i got a hard drive off a optiplex 720, and it now has GB160, i installed PCLinuxOS LXDE, was ecstatic to boot it up, and when i ...
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Comcast Router and Toshiba Satellite 15.04

I cannot connect over wifi to my comcast xfinity router with my toshiba satellite S55-B5280 but ethernet does work. How can I fix this?
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802.11n with ath9k: only 90 Mb/s

I have Atheros device for Wi-Fi (ath9k), the router is a Dlink DSL-2750B. I have configured the router only for 802.11n but I don't have 300Mb/s. This is the iwconfig output wlan0 IEEE ...
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Help! Forcibly install an older version of a Windows 7 driver on Ubuntu(Xfce)

Background Explanation: The latest version of the Windows 7 driver of my wireless network adapter is really bad and messes up the internet connection. On my Windows 7 computers I therefore use an ...
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How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu? [on hold]

Both my Ubuntu and Android phone are using the same Wi-Fi. How can I transfer files between the phone and the PC? Is there any way to mount the Android file system? I don't want to use the USB cable. ...
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new install 15.04 now lost wifi, connects but no ping. also gobi not enabled

toughbook cf19 mk3 xubuntu 1504 64bit worked on wifi for a week then lost it. gets IP etc. but no ping not even to local address except local-host. also since upgrading from 1404lts Gobi has never ...
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Wifi cannot be turned in. No option to turn it on in network manager

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. I am able to use wifi normally in windows but cannot do so in Ubuntu. I installed the latest drivers and also tried installing the ...
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Does TP-LINK WN822N work on Ubuntu?

I plan to install Ubuntu soon on my pc. I currently use a Tp-Link WN822N wireless adapter. I want to know if it will work without additional setup.
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WAN over wifi and eth to LAN

I have a USB Network card (TP link 722n) in my system. It has been recognised by the system. I do need to connect to a remote network over wifi and access internet. SSID:WHATEVER WPA2 ...
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changing the priority of network interface

I want my ppp0 connection to have higher priority over wlan0. I added following lines to /etc/network/interfaces file. iface wlan0 inet dhcp up ifmetric wlan0 20 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Access point

I am trying to activate my access point on Ubuntu to share the cable University connection with my mobile phone. But I get zapped by the following: "(32) Access Point (AP) mode is not supported by ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312) [on hold]

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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No internet via wifi/ethernet after 14.04 upgrade

I have just updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, and I seem to be having some internet problems. I have no internet connection through wifi or Ethernet, after both working in the previous ...
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How to install wifi driver Ralink RT3290

I'm new to Ubuntu. How can i install wifi driver Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn? And please if you can help me step by step :D Thank you very much!
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ap-hotspot works but nothing can connect

I have been searching forever regarding this issue, and I'm not finding anyone with my unique circumstances. I'm trying to set up a wifi hotspot using Ubuntu. I was able to do this via Windows 7, ...
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Problems with WIFI, Intel 7260

So, I'm on 15.04. I tried 14.04, but also with no luck. I also tried the latest version of Linux Mint. I've got an Intel wireless 7260 rev 6b in this laptop, and although it finds networks, it just ...
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Network & WiFi problem not working on lenovo G50-70

This is my first use of Ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.4 but the WiFi is not working. I don't understand how to activate them. What should I do? lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 && rfkill list: ...
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Partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110

I would like to ask about partitioning a Netbook HP-Mini 110 with Windows7 Starter. I want to make a dualboot in it together with Ubuntu 14.04. But the thing is, it already have 4 partitions and it ...
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ra3290 on hp 250 does not work

rfkill says phy0 is hard blocked (by a non existing HW switch). With fn+F12 I am able to toggle soft blocked. Installing rt3290 with dkms did not help, the "lid trick" does not work, installing ...
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15.04 ASPIRE 5750g WIFI connected but doesn't work

I have a problem with my PC, it is connected via wifi but the browser doesn't load web pages. With Windows 7 the problem persists, so it is maybe a hardware problem. How i can check this? Other ...
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Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 problem!

I tried this Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 but i get this error sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 --force Error! Could not find module source directory. Directory: ...
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No wireless option available in 12.10

On my friend's Ubuntu 12.10 (Unity) laptop, there is no longer an option to connect to a wireless network. It used to work. He doesn't know what caused it to go away, but does anyone know how to get ...
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Wireless stops working on an MSI U180 netbook

I'm having trouble with WiFi on my MSI U180 netbook using 12.04. When I boot up the netbook, it will connect to my router, however, after a few minutes the WiFi will just stop working and not find ...
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Wifi conneceted but no internet and it Disconnects Ubuntu 14.04.1

I'm using : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS X64 bit on Lenovo Y50-70 Wifi have been crazy on Ubuntu I'm connected to my home wifi network with security : WPA2 PSK after booting my laptop and connecting , I've a ...
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Port 22: connection refused

I am pretty new to Ubuntu so please if you can answer to this question explicitly. I have two laptops one is running on MAC OS X 10.8.5 (OS X Mountain Lion) and the other one running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...
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Wifi will not connect after upgrade to 15.04

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 and now my Wifi has ceased to work. I can see the connections, I just cannot connect. This worked perfectly under 14.04. I've read most of the forums and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wireless stopped working after installing updates

To be completely clear - I've been successfully using 14.04 for several months now. However, this problem just happened when I installed some routine updates. My computer is an HP Pavilion DV6. There ...
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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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How do I get a Dell Wireless 1350 adapter working?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1150 that has a dell branded wireless adapter. It says firmware missing and does not allow me to use wifi. However I can connect with a ethernet ...
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My “great” ubuntu 14.04 LTS totaly crashed after tlp instalation

My Dell Inspiron worked like vacuum cleaner with ubuntu 14. Not far I found solution on this forum about tlp power manager that could resolve my problem. But after I tried to use this awesome advise ...
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wifi card fifo going berserk

From time to time my computer freezes and when I change to tty1 I see a lot of error messages. I cant even login due to the speed of the appearing messages. Here is a screen photo. Anyone got ...