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

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Desktop Freezes every few min

Ever so often on Ubuntu 14.04 my desktop freezes. The mouse stops moving and nothing moves. However the sound keeps going and processes in the terminal keep going (although I can't see their ...
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Does driver exist for Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

I'm new to Ubuntu and was wondering if Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit drivers exist for the Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 adapter. I tried searching the forums for my specific adapter, but no luck. ...
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mythbuntu network manager wlan problem

I cannot I have a Zotac Zbox Nano which comes with a wlan antenna in addition to the ethernet port. I want the OS to go online over wlan rather than the wired connection, I have to unplug the ethernet ...
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Vostro 1500 wifi not working

I'm a total noob to Linux so can somebody help me figure out how to get my built in wifi card on my Dell Vostro 1500 running Ubuntu 13.10. When I was installing it from my USB drive it showed in ...
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very slow and unstable wifi connection ubuntu 14.04

I am new totally new to Ubuntu ... I just installed it 2 days ago , and my internet speed is very slow and connection is very unstable , I already checked if the problem is from my internet and it is ...
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how can I get wifi in Kali Linux [on hold]

After install dkms some errors are occuring: Unpacking replacement wireless-bcm43142-dkms ... Setting up wireless-bcm43142-dkms (6.20.55.19-1) ... Loading new wireless-bcm43142-6.20.55.19 DKMS ...
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I can't enable wireless on a Sony PCG-61315L

I have a Sony PCG-61315L. I go to network and it won't let me enable wireless no matter how many times I click to turn it on. The switch on the computer to turn on wifi is definitely switched on.
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 - mouse clicks not working after login

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and I have the Cyborg R.A.T. 9 wireless mouse. Every time I turn on the computer and login I can move the mouse around, but clicking on anything other than the icons in ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless-N 7260 card dies randomly

On Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, after some up-time my wireless card stops working. Some weeks ago it helped to stop WiFi in the nm-applett (at the top right corner) and restart it to get a new connection to my ...
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what WiFi drivers are running in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

hi i want to know what Linux WIFI drivers are running on my computer right now is there a way to do this in the terminal? thank you for your help!
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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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Wireless authentication asked when using nmcli to restart wifi on a connection shared to all users

I am building a little kiosk computer that connects to Wifi. I have 2 users, one (admin) with Admin rights and one (kiosk) without anything. On the one with admin rights, I create a new wifi ...
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Wireless not working at all, thinkpad x240, intel 7260, ubuntu 14.04

I just bought a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad x240. After installing Ubuntu 14.04 everything there is no sign of WiFi. The card is intel 7260. It connects normally through a cable DHCP. after "iwlist ...
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Internet connection sharing using Airtel 4g LTE USB dongle [duplicate]

I have an Airtel 4g LTE USB modem (HUAWEI dial up) which I am able to successfully use on my Laptop's Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. I want to share this connection with other devices wirelessly ...
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Wifi not working - Broadcom b4312

And i have tried almost all the solutions to get my wifi work . I have compaq laptop with broadcom b4312 wifi adapter. I have tried installing bcmwl-kernel-source and then b43 drivers. The result for ...
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Logitech MX800 not working properly in 14.04

I bought the Logitech MX800 Wireless Performance combo yesterday. When I plugged it into my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) the keyboard worked but the mouse didn't. I tried to plug the unifying receiver into ...
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Cannot connect to wifi with Lenovo G510 wireless under Ubuntu

My laptop model is Lenovo G510 which is not able to detect wireless. When I output of ifconfig -a I can not see any wireless such as wlan. My ubuntu version is 14.04. How can I install the driver ...
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Just installed a TP-LINK TL-WN951N PCI card. Ubuntu can't see it. Driver issue?

I just installed a TP-LINK TL-WN951N PCI card into my Ubuntu Server 12.04 PC. lspci lists: Network controller: Device 068c:0029 (rev 1) Apparently I need to install the driver for it, since it ...
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How to set parameters for Realtek wifi rtl8723

I have a realtek wifi card which is really messing up the internet connection on my laptop. As per a few launchpad bugs,they have suggested to disable msi and powersave. How do I set the parameters ...
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Where would I find the debs for the repos on a livecd?

My ethernet cable broke so I can ONLY connect to wifi for internet at the moment, but I need to do a fresh install as I just got a new ssd. I don't have any removable media on hand either as I gave my ...
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WI Fi Conected server not found 14.04

help here Im new on this system, i have been using version 12.04 for about a year along with windows XP on a Dell GX 680, i finally decide last week to get rid of windows completely and upgrade to ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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Low wireless signal with TP-Link TL-WN725N WiFi dongle

i'm using a wireless adapter TP-Link TL-WN725N with this driver and wireless signal is extremely low in ubuntu 13.10 and barely loads google. Thought no problems with it in windows. How can i fix it? ...
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NX9105 Wireless not working

I am using my old hp-compaq NX9105 laptop. I installed 12.04 and upgraded to 14.04. Problem is that wireless is not working. No wireless is detected. I installed the b43 driver as described here, but ...
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Broadcom Wireless not working on new Ubuntu install

So I am pretty new to the Linux world, but I just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron that is also running Windows 8. The install went fine, but now on the Linux side, I can not connect to my Wi-Fi. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not show network manager icon

My wireless information is here at http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8379981/ . I have tried stopping the Network Manager and deleting the .state file associated with it, then restarting the process. No ...
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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 send data through two different PPP connection

I have two Point to Point[ppp0 and ppp1] interfaces in my Ubuntu system. How do I send data through each interface. Presently I am able to send through only once interface. # route -n Kernel IP ...
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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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WiFi connection drops every few minutes

I'm running kubuntu 13.10/Linux 3.11.0-2. Every 10-20 minutes, my network connection completely stops, with nothing transmitted or received, but after a while it just comes back. during these drops, ...
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I can't install NDISWRAPPER

I built a computer and installed Ubuntu 13.10. I've never used Linux before. I have installed in it a wireless network card, Broadcom BCM4318, chip 14e4:4318. I'm told that to use it I need to ...
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Can't detect or enable the wifi in ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time to using ubuntu. I am unable to access the wifi, even if I enable it. I can access internet from the wired connection. This is my laptop detail: Output of nmcli nm: RUNNING ...
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How do I enable/disable wifi in Lubuntu 14.04

In ubuntu (14.04) wifi cards can be enabled/disabled by clicking 'enable Wi-Fi', how can I get this feature in Lubuntu too? Ubuntu (14.04): Lubuntu (14.04): In the latter the four last menu ...
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No wifi driver in ubuntu in virtual box

I installed ubuntu (the latest ver.) on virtualbox but for some reason I dont have wifi driver wlan0 installed. I tried sudo iwconfig wlan0 but got the message error: no such device found...I can surf ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to connect to the strongest Wifi point instead of the frist one that was configured?

I am in a place where there are various access points. Ubuntu invariably tries to connect to the first one that was configured and not to the one with the strongest signal. EDIT: This is not a ...
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Realtek RTL8821AE Wifi driver/alternative

I recently built a new computer using an ASROCK motherboard, which comes with a realtek RTL8821AE PCI-E wireless module. I installed elementary os, just to try something new. It didn't recognize the ...
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How do I install my netgear n600 wifi adapter from the installation disc on a computer without internet access.

I have read through several answers here but cannot grasp what needs to be done. I have the installation disc, it is recognized by Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) but cannot open or run because it is a windows ...
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TP-Link TLWN725N V2 low signal

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. My TPlink, is always with low signal(normally 2%). The other computers are working just fine with other wireless pens, with good quality ...
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Problems with Network Manager in Trusty

I have Xubuntu Trusty on a Samsung laptop and have multiple issues with network manager. First it may stop connecting to any wireless network at all (it tries and fails). This happens after I turn ...
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Specifying path to java interpreter while installing Java Wireless Toolkit

I have already installed JDK. I could run java programs through command line as well as through Netbeans IDE. Now I want to install java wireless toolkit. I have downloaded the "*.bin" file from ...
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How do I connect to a WiFi network using nmcli?

I am able to connect to a wireless network using nm-applet when running it in lightdm, however, it does not work in an openBox session that I start as myself (a user started X Session), but am not ...
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problem entering my wifi password

I had to reset my Chromebook Laptop to it's factory settings, which wiped everything I had saved. Now it is asking me for ssid network name and password. Would that be the password I set up for my ...
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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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how do i speed up my internet?

my Ubuntu machine's internet is relatively slow in comparison to the rest of my family's windows machines which almost always have internet at full bars.(mine is normally 2 of 4)
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WiFi not working after updates

I have a Compaq Presario F700 running Ubuntu 14.04 which I just recently installed. The WiFi was working fine and after I installed the updates the WiFi stop working. It's an Atheros ar242x/ar542x. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a WIFI-LAN-Router drops packets between LAN and WIFI

I would like beeing able to exchange packets between WIFI and LAN. My Ubuntu 14.04 Server operated as a lan-wifi-router has two physical Ethernet Ports (p4p1 and p5p1) as well as a WIFI Module ...
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Cannot connect to wireless network with a Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN card

I installed ubuntu on my old HP. it is the 11.10 version. I cannot find out how to connect it to my wireless network. I can't even get it to scan for available networks. Link to my pastebin: ...
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RealTek Wireless adapter issues. (RTL8192ce and RTL8192cu)

I have been having significant issues with the usability/reliability of my wireless cards. I have tried several fixes over the past few days. I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I go from 1/10 of the ...
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How do I get wireless Wake-on-Lan work with an Intel 5100 AGN?

How can I make a wireless wol with Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN from a hp laptop ?
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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 ...