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

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bluetooth is not working on 14.04 with BCM43142

I own a Acer Aspire E5-551G. Wi-fi works fine, but Bluetooth is not working?. I already tried several methods to solve this problem, but nothing has worked for me. Here are some outputs which were ...
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Ubuntu can't detect wifi, even after reinstalling the driver (BCM43142)

Recently after fiddling a bit with routers in my apartment I discovered that ubuntu can't detect my own home network anymore. It had no problems doing it for last 6 months. What I already did: sudo ...
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Need fix for TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic

I have purchased a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Network Nic and running on Ubuntu latest version 14.04.2 I'm getting very slow speed. Please see the required information about my ...
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Wireless not working Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g50

since I installed ubuntu on my lenovo I can only get wireless internet for about 5 minutes after I restart my computer, and then it just stops responding. My network security is WEP and ethernet ...
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Wireless does not work on some applications on 14.04

I am running 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1200, so I have to use a wireless card (pre built-in WiFi). Using the card works on MOST all applications - but when I try to use it to connect Seti@Home (BOINC) ...
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Changing kernel driver from wl to b43

im running on ubuntu 14.10 and i want to change my wireless kernel driver from wl to b43. is there a step by step procedure to do this? here's my adapter info. i run sudo lspci -k 08:00.0 ...
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Slow Wifi Ubuntu 14.10

I have Tried many of the fixes on various sites. I am brand new to Ubuntu/Linux. less than 12 hours practice since installing. Windows P###ed me off for the last time. I was able to get the wifi ...
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Connecting to windows 7, mount.cifs error(115)

I'm trying to share a "Share" folder located in my Ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop with my Windows 7 computer through my local wireless using: sudo mount.cifs //WindowsPCname/Users ...
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ubuntu phone youtube playback with no picture on phone network but fine on wifi

So I have a Ubuntu phone and I've noticed something weird with youtube and wanted to ask if anyone else had experienced the same issue before I raise a bug. When I'm on wifi everything is fine I go ...
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Wifi adapter keeps turning off after a few minutes

So, I'm running lxle(a version of ubuntu, i believe) on a lenovo thinkpad. On windows, I would often have a problem where I would close the lid and the wifi adapter would turn off. I had the same ...
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Can't access WiFi on Lenovo E335

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit on my laptop, but I can't seem to access the WiFi, however I can access the internet through a cable, but this only a temporary solution. Below you can see my ...
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14.04 Wifi Unstable

Wifi will repeatedly cut out after an undetermined amount of time. I've read the Unstable wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04 but I don't want to disable N mode b/c I want the faster speed. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 8: WiFi stops working spontaneously

I'm having a problem connecting to the internet.. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y50-70, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 8 OS I had. I used this guide. Everything works perfectly, ...
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wireless keeps disconnecting after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Wireless keeps disconnecting with Ubuntu 14.04. This starts to occur after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to solve it is to un-tick "Enable Networking" then enable it again. This works only ...
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How to configure D-Link DWP-156 USB modem to connect only to UTMS/HSDPA?

I am using D-Link DWP-156 USB 3G Modem (http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=DWP-156) with Vodafone India as Carrier on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. It works fine with Network Manager. But sometimes it ...
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WiFi driver is not installed on Asus PCE AC68?

I am not able to install wireless card driver on Ubuntu? I tried to install it manually but not able to install?
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WiFi Stops Working On Gateway Z Series (Ubuntu 14.04)

After several minutes there is no internet connection on my desktop computer via Wi-Fi. Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected nor is there a signal drop, but suddenly ...
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Installed Lubuntu alternate 32 bit ver 14.04.1 on old Lenovo S10 - no wireless

I am completely new to lubuntu / ubuntu. I've installed "lubuntu 14.04.1 alternate" (CD version, as I could not get laptop to boot from usb) successfully on old Lenovo S10. It will network via ...
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How to install netgear wnda3100v2?

I have a network adaptor (Netgear wnda3100v2) and I want to install it on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. I have tryed tutorial I found online but none worked.
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 wireless not working on Macbook Pro9.2 from bootable USB

I need help on creating Bootable Ubuntu on Mac! I just created a bootable USB on Mac using ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso. It works. But I have two issues with it: There are two partitions titled ...
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How to have a secure Wi-Fi password? [on hold]

I am looking forward to beef up my wi-fi security with some advanced features. Can somebody suggest a strong password protection feature that will prevent unauthorised users to get connected? Regards ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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How to use mobile wi-fi to connect Internet?

I am using a Samsung mobile , which is having WI-fi feature . Now I am here to request that is there any way i can use the mobile WI-FI modem to connect the Internet through the PC ? I mean , that ...
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How do I get WiFi working on my Dell Inspiron 1501?

I know there are other answers similar to this, I have tried those but am stuck. In Windows my wifi LED was on, in Ubuntu it is not. Function keys are not turning it on. There is no reference to WiFi ...
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Netgear WNA3100 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying to get my netgear wna3100 usb wireless adapter working on my new ubuntu system, but even though I've completed all the necessary steps that should have it operational. However, it ...
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How to install Epson Stylus SX435W printer on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

Just escaped from Windows XP and finding my way in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. Please help me find and install drivers for Epson Stylus SX435 printer and get it working. In system settings printer shows as ...
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wlan0 does not work.(eth0, wlan0 same netmask)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. as wlan0 was connected to WiFi. The ping is not a gateway for wlan0. netmask of eth0 and wlan0 is the same. root@kwon-530U3C-530U4C:/home/kwon# ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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Wireless adapter not found. Hp-mini 200

I installed latest ubuntu. I have a hp mini 200-1000 ethernet works just fine but somehow it cannot find the wireless adapter, is there a way to fix this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't download apps?

I have replaced Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.The problem is I can't download any apps from software center. I click on the app and it said "Available from the 'universe' source". I click the button ...
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how to make an ftp server of user files for lan network and how to access it via ftp client?

I want to setup a ftp server on laptop to access the files on other machines which are on same lan network. Can anyone help me with a guided method with IP creation for lan and internet(if possible), ...
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Wireless xbox360-like pad

Can you please suggest a good wireless xbox-360 compatible pad (rechargeable via USB) which would work out of the box with Ubuntu 14.04+ and steam? Cheers
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How can I change the wireless pasword from the terminal?

Hello I've recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 and entered a wrong password for my apartment's wireless network. Upon entering the network options to edit the password it will allow me to delete it and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless card is undetected

I just turned on my Inspiron 17r 5737 with Ubuntu 14.10 to discover that the wireless card (an Intel Corporation Wireless 7260) is misteriously undetected and that I can no longer connect to any ...
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Ralink 148f:760b mt7601 driver doesn't build on 12.04 even when patched

Hello fellow Ubuntunians ;) I bought this cheap Ralink wifi adapter thinking that it would just work like magic as I am used to with Ubuntu. ;) However, this driver installation has been giving me ...
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How to use iscan via WiFi (Epson L355)?

I achieved to configure my Epson L355 printer in Ubuntu 14.04. Both Easy Scan and gscan2pdf recognize the scan and work good via WiFi, but iscan does not. Iscan is only working via USB. It throws the ...
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Unable to initialize mon0 interface

When I started to recover the wifi key using reaver 1.4, after writing the command root@kunjesh-Ideapad-Z570:~/reaver-1.4/src# reaver -i mon0 -b <USSID> it is giving the error Reaver v1.4 ...
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No wireless on Asus N56VJ, AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

I've been having a problem with my wireless connection since yesterday: I can't connect to some of my wifi networks -my password doesn't seem to work-, and when I do, the connection is slow, keeps ...
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Strange Wi-Fi Problem

I have strange Wi-Fi problem. All my devices were properly fine but suddenly only Ubuntu installed laptops has stopped to connect our wifi. One laptop is totally outdated, never upgraded, Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to automatically pseudo-randomize a MAC address?

It is possible to track a person by the unique MAC address of their wireless card. For Android devices, there's an app called Pry-Fi that, among other things, constantly pseudo-randomizes one's MAC ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts wifi not working

My Wifi is connected perfectly with a good signal strength, but sometimes it just won't get connected or the connection is very slow and not working properly. The connection on Windows 8 on the same ...
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A new connection is generated instead of using the new settings

I am trying to set up a static IP address using the nm-connection-editor tool. I select the currently-used wireless network, click edit, go to "IPV4 Settings", click add, enter a valid IP address, ...
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How do I turn off background probing for wireless networks?

It has come to my attention that it is the common behaviour for Wi-Fi devices to announce all the networks they know, thus revealing a lot of information about the owners' history (work, home, travel ...
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iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30mW - not working

I would like to increase the power of my wireless adapter but when I enter sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30mW in the terminal and then check with iwconfig I can see that the txpower is still what it ...
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USB and Network adapters don't work after Ubuntu 14.04 fresh install. No ethernet, wifi, bluetooth, usb

After a failed upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (see), I fresh installed from a life usb. In the test system and in 13.10 usb and all my networks were working out of the box (bluetooth, ethernet, ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to automatically connect to the Internet when I plugin in iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5 (with Personal Hotspot turned on), which I connect to an Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Right now when I connect it, I have to run (sometimes twice) the following script: idevicepair pair ...
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HP Pavilion 15-e043CL AMD - Wifi not working

Just got a HP pavilion 15-e043CL from Costco for my kids. The laptop is supposedly preloaded/running Windows 8. I did not even try to load Windows. I right away loaded Ubuntu 13.04 from a live CD ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Wireless problem hp pavilion

I'm not able to enable Wireless using the hardware switch -f12- on my HP Pavilion dv6-7080-se. the Enable Wireless option is greyd out so I cannot enable it. while starting ubuntu when i press f12 ...
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Solved - No Wireless on Dell E7440 - Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 73)

When I boot from USB, the wireless works great. However, when I install to a partition, the wireless does not appear in the network options. When I try to access Network in the control panel, the ...
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Cannot get D-Link 131

I tried the instructions provided here: Cannot get my N300 (DWA-130) D-link wireless USB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 and here: How to install wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? This suggests that if you ...
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dell vostro 1000 broadcom wireless connection

I have a problem with the hardware broadcom wifi. I press the hotkey fn+f2 to activate the hardware and this will not work. I'll look at the drivers but it appears to be installed. How can I ...