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

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ubuntu 14.04 not enable wifi (wireless type : RTL8723AE)

sts@sts:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Problem with wireless 14.04 (RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and am h aving trouble getting my wireless working. I've run Ubuntu desktops before, but I just can't get it working, and I'm not sure what to do. This is the output of ...
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Wireless network disabled

i have a hp pavillion laptop. i have installed ubuntu 15.04. for the first time ubuntu has problem detecting wireless network. i am posting data here. if anyone could help me out it would be of great ...
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I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Broadcom BCM43241 card in my vaio duo 13 doesn't even show up

I have tried all the known solutions and it still won't work. I have tried the brcm modprobe after updating the firmware library as well as doing the blacklist thing for bcm43xx. Is there a fix for ...
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How to get my Intel Wireless 3165 to work?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Intel NUC However the wifi does not work. It complains (in dmesg) that the iwlwifi module was unable to load the firmware code because iwlwifi-3165-10.ucode ...
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How do you set up WiFi for Ubuntu gnome 14.4 lts

I'm trying to set up WiFi. I don't understand how to. Something w the network? Please help. Thanks, Emily.
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Can't get solid internet connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu desktop on a computer with a Windows 7 partition. That part worked fine. I can boot into Ubuntu fine. What doesn't work fine is the internet. I have tried two devices with ...
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Inconsistent Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 fixes work for a day then never work again

So for the past week I've been having an issue where Linux is saying my wifi is disabled via hardware switch. The only problem is that my laptop has no hardware switch for the wifi but it has a ...
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Problems with Broadcom bcm4311 wireless card on HP Pavillion dv6000

I hope someone can help out with this (I've tried all possible solutions proposed for similar problems, but non has solved the problem so far). I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (for the first time in my ...
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Internet Randomly Stops Working, But Starts Working Again Upon Reboot

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just installed it today on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Before marking this as duplicate, please hear me out. I have read countless posts on this issue, but none have ...
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Why my Ubuntu block wlan & how to unblock?

Everytime I boot Ubuntu, my wifi lan is Soft-blocked. ( I did rfkill list, rfkill unblock wlan to verify the case. In addition I note that it is blocked some seconds after boot is finished). how can ...
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authentication required by wifi network ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I connect to my wifi network, this annoying 'authentication required by wifi nework' window pops up, with my wifi password in it. All I have to do is to press the Connect button. Still I ...
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Wifi is frequently disconnecting

The Wifi is frequently disconnecting in Ubuntu 15.04. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe When wifi is disconnected, on iwconfig I got the following eth0 no ...
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Cancel 'rfkill wlan' at boot?

When I boot, my Wifi is always soft-blocked. In terminal, sudo rfkill list does: 0:hcio: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:yes Hard blocked:no How can I definetly unblock Wireless LAN ?
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Ethernet controller windows 7 ultimate 64bit

I got a problem with my wireless adapter, It's strange, I couldn't find a solution for it. My network adapter is: Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection, in the device manager, in the other ...
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How can I link my Canon MG5650 scanner to Ubuntu?

I have a multi-purpose printer (scanner/printer/copier) Canon MG5650. I can now print wirelessly, how can I add it as a scanner to Ubuntu?
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Why won't my Broadcom BCM4312 LP-PHY work with the STA driver?

I tried the steps here for a 4312: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Both of these: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl sudo modprobe wl return: FATAL: Module wl not found. FATAL: ...
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Chipset unkown - airmon-ng

root@ubuntu:~# airmon-ng Interface Chipset Driver mon0 Unknown iwlwifi - [phy0] mon1 Unknown iwlwifi - [phy0] mon2 Unknown iwlwifi - [phy0] wlan0 Unknown ...
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Wireless turns off a few minutes after computer start

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working 2 to 30 minutes after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem ...
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Acer Netbook thinks I am wired instead of wireless

I had windows 7 on this. Worked sometimes. Thought I would try Linux so downloaded Ubuntu 12.xx. Then it wanted to upgrade to 14.x. I said OK. tried to load Canon printer BUT saw Ubuntu had authorized ...
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TP Link WN 725n driver

I dual boot ubuntu with windows. since my internal wifi card is damaged i have to use TP Link WN 725n. how to install its drivers without having any internet connection Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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Listing DEVICES connected in HOTSPOT through Terminal

I connect my hotspot through ap-hotspot and I can see the notifications pop out displaying new device connected , device disconnected. (Because I want to learn about priveliges for access to use or ...
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Macbook Pro - Wifi connectivity

I have installed 14.04 on a Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). It is equipped with the Broadcom BCM4360 (id [14e4:43a0]) Like many others, I had issues with the wireless driver. I found, and ...
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(15.04) Wifi connected to home router, but internet isn't connecting. Drivers are installed

so I just put 15.04 on my computer, and the Wifi seems to be connecting to the router but there is no internet connection. I'll post many commands I have run following other questions on this site. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ralink RT 3290 wireless lan hard blocked

$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Function like “connectify” on Ubuntu

I know there was a lot of questions about this, but my problem is kind of different. I have tablet with Android. On Windows I used to host wifi from my PC. I used app "connectify". On ubuntu I can ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System ...
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WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - no internet after wakeup, wifi/lan connected, but reaching only local network

I have a strange problem on Toshiba Satellite NB and Ubuntu 12.04 on it. This system is working flawlessly a couple of months now already, but since last week I am getting a strange problem. I put ...
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How to connect MTS MBlaze

i have installed ubuntu 11.04 inside the windows xp. i have MTS Mblaze USB Modem. (my service provider is MTS MBlaze,india) i want to use Mblaze into ubuntu so that i did the following steps for make ...
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Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
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No WiFi with Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion 15

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate partition (Windows 8.1 on another one). During the installation the setup could already not detect a WiFi network. It only showed something like "Realtek ...
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Power management for wireless unable to turn off in Xubunu 15.04 Vivid

I have tried everything that i can find on this site as well as the internet to turn off power management for the wireless card. My current conf user1@user1-Q500A:~$ iwconfig eth0 no wireless ...
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Having problems with internet connectivity via Wi-Fi Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all this is my first time posting on this forum so bear with me if I have poor post structure. I recently install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Asus laptop. I have it all up and running and I have perfect ...
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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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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Setting up wifi connectivity mac

I am very very very new to setting up another system on my mac, so if this question seems very off base... I apologize in advance. I just installed Kali linux on my usb and then I booted it on my ...
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atheros wireless ar9285 driver

I have been having problems with wireless on Ubuntu 10 and above, Mint 11 and above. The problem is in the driver for the wireless... I can see that there is no driver installed and yet it works but ...
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Ubuntu 14.03 - connects to wifi, but having no internet

I have found a lot of posts dealing with this problem. I have no problem with internet at home. But when I came to my mother's house the wifi connects but I can't load any page. Sometimes it loads ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 - Won't connect to wireless

I have just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, however I cannot connect to my wifi. My network shows up fine, but when I try to connect it simply waits a minute trying to connect and ...
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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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Unable to use Wifi on Lenovo Z5070

I bought new Lenovo Z5070 with a Core i5. However I am facing issues with my wireless: it goes away after sometime and then does not return until I reboot.
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WiFi problems pages dont load up

I have WiFi problems on my Lubuntu laptop. When I connect it through ethernet cable it's all good, pages loadup quickly without any problems, but if i connect through my WiFi connection pages either ...
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i have a acer aspire E 15. wifi is not working on ubuntu 15.04

In my acer aspire E 15 wifi is not working please help me to enable the wifi or suggest me any driver for wifi.
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Continuous WiFI issues on a MacBook Pro with Kubuntu 15.04 installed

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro, and I've had various issues wi which includes WiFi disconnecting, reporting "Configuring Interface," and then reconnecting, or forcing me to ...
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EAP-SIM supported?

I got an ubuntu phone on Meizu MX4, and I sometimes need to connect to Wifi hotspot using EAP-SIM authentication mode. For the moment, I did not succeed to connect using this mode. Is it supported? If ...
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Wireless driver for BCM43142 with AP mode [duplicate]

Facing the same problem as this: Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices Awaiting answers...