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

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How can I download firmware-b43-installer without internet access?

I just got ubuntu installed on my laptop but I can't access the internet on it. I have a flashdrive and another laptop that's running windows and does have internet access. I tried downloading ...
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How do I install drivers for a Netgear WNDA3100v2?

I have a Netgear WNDA3100v2 usb wifi adapter, and I need to figure out how to install the drivers. I have the disc that came with the adapter. What do I need to install in order to use this on Ubuntu ...
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Thinkpad T460p WLAN problems

Sometimes my WLAN works, sometimes it doesn't show any networks (although there are many; I can see it with my phone). Rebooting helps. I have an Intel Wireless 8260 chip. I use the proprietary ...
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Enable wireless not working

I can't activate the enable wireless option from the top bar , I can still get internet from Enable networking option (cable)
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SOLVED! 15.10: WiFi blocked/no resume after suspend/no bright hotkeys after upgrade

I have a Samsung Laptop model NP270E4E-K0ACL - Intel Sandy Bridge Mobile Graphics Card - Atheros AR9485 Wireless After a clean installation of Ubuntu 15.10 using an ISO burned image (kernel ...
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Where can I find the absolute newest version of ath10k and download it?

I have linux kernal 4.3.0-040300-generic right now and my wireless has stopped working. I need to find the newest version of ath10k and download it but I don't know where it is. Can someone help me ...
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Ubuntu flavours WiFI not working [duplicate]

I have asus e502m with Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet controller, and WiFi at home and at work eventually stops working. Connection icon remains in dock and it says that i`m ...
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Wifi connection in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. I am new to Linux platform. Ubuntu cannot detect the available Wi-Fi and I cannot run the n-m applet command. On typing nm-tool command in terminal ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection lost randomly every 5 minutes

First I had this issue described here 16.04 LTS wifi connection issues but nobody was able to provide a valid answer. Recently this wifi connection issue gets even worse. I would lose wifi connection ...
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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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How to find which WiFi frequencies are being used the most near by?

We have a lot of WiFi connections nearby and I'd like to know which band has the least interference. I'd like to to know how many connections are on each band and pick the best to configure my router ...
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Wireless Feature of Epson XP-225

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have an Epson XP-225. I downloaded the Linux driver off their site. It's working fine from my desktop. I would like to get the wireless feature to work, but I don't see ...
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How can I connect to wireless printer Epson XP-225?

I'm trying to set up a Wi-Fi printer Epson XP-225. I've gone to system settings (unity-control-center), selected "Printers", then "Add" and then "Network Printer". I don't see the printer listed there ...
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Epson xp-225 printer wont work on Ubuntu 14.04

The printer is found but when I go to Epson there is no sign of my model. When I choose generic driver it gives me a long list. Which driver should I use My printer connects wirelessly and has never ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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Enabling onboard WiFi during USB install

How do you enable an onboard WiFi adapter that's not detected by the live USB installer? (I'm starting from Windows 10 and creating a USB boot device with Universal USB Installer.) My motherboard is ...
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Wi-fi problems on Compaq Presairio Cq60, 16.04 64 bit

The Wi-Fi system is behaving erratically. Firstly, the indicator in the task bar shows the ethernet symbol instead of the Wi-Fi one. Also the system randomly stops working with Wi-fi and claims that ...
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Wireless super slow

Today I installed Ubuntu 16 and my wireless wasn't working (the same was happening with Ubuntu 14.04). I followed the solution presented here http://askubuntu.com/a/543626/250716 and my wifi started ...
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Identifying an application using network

When I ran the following command lsudo netstat -lantp | grep -i stab | awk -F/ '{print $2 $3}' | sort | uniq on the terminal to check which applications are using the network connection, I got the ...
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wifi problem in ubunto 14

i start to use Ubuntu 14, and i have a problem with my wifi. Actually im connectibg via Wifi in my laptop, but when i start ubuntu ( its installed by VMware ), i have internet but its showing like im ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection issues

I discovered several issues with wifi connection after installing 16.04 LTS. First, wifi doesn't reconnect normally after sleep or hibernation. Sometimes the network icon turns into a "up and down ...
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DHCP connection does not set default gateway automatically

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). I've configured /etc/network/interfaces to bring up the wlan interface automatically using DHCP: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlp2s0 ...
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No way to connect to my wifi - Dell m4800 - ubuntu 13.10x64bits

I can't achieve to connect to my WiFi with a Dell Precision m4800 with Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I added the recommended "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Network adapter" in Software & ...
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How to restore DNS being automatically obtained?

After a reboot I can no longer connect to the internet in the sense that it appears DNS lookups immediately fail. I am connecting via WiFi to my phone, which works as a dongle (I have no landline ...
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How do I connect my laptop to wifi?

I downloaded Ubuntu on an old HP Pavilion dv6326us Entertainment Notebook PC. I am able to use an Ethernet cord to get Internet but I cannot connect to wifi whatsoever. Can someone please tell me how ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Network Driver

Complete beginner trying to connect to ethernet or wifi with Intel DH61AG mini pc running Ubuntu 14.04 Used "lspci | grep -i net" to find Ethernet Controller: Intel 82579V Gigabit and Network ...
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Very slow internet connection on ubuntu 16.04

This problem was present with 14.10, 15.04, and 15.10, I simply haven't been able to fix it. I'm using Chrome 50 as a browser. I've changed the hosts: files dns line in nsswitch.conf file, and tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 live CD not accepting password for wifi - Ralink RT3290

Ubuntu 16.04 live CD is not accepting wifi password for the WPA2 wifi network. Wifi is Ralink RT3290 pci express wifi card. The wifi card is working with Ubuntu 15.10 live CD. Wifi driver rt2800pci ...
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No wifi on HP635 with Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on HP635. And there is a problem to get Wifi working. I cannot switch it On. The wifi power button is always red. I found a script on Askubuntu to get the full ...
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How do I keep my Wifi from dropping out?

I have a System76 Gazelle, gapz8, running Ubuntu 14.04. My wifi keeps dropping out at random intervals. I have a new router, so I don't believe that's the issue, but I am in an apartment building, so ...
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I cannot connect wirelessly on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, and surprisingly, it turns out I cannot connect wirelessly on it.I have no idea how to fix it. I did some search on Google and found some commands that provided some of ...
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Wifi Stop after 30/40 minutes in ubuntu 16.04

I have a DELL Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop running ubuntu 16.04. When I first boot this machine everything was fine although gnome software give me some trouble to installing 3rd party software. But ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - wifi network list has disappeared

I was using wireless internet with no issues, apart from last night where I kept having to enter the password to connect to a new network for the first time, even though the password was correct - but ...
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Networkmanager does not know that I am online, after resuming from hibernate

The following question is very close to this question. When closing the lid of my notebook or going to hybernate and waking up my Ubuntu 16.04 machine, the nm-applet shows, that I am offline. ...
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Wifi Problems with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 on Ubuntu 12.04

So I have searched high and low and nothing seems to work. I bought this Lenovo p500 IdeaPad, got rid of Windows8 and threw Ubuntu 12.04 on here. My Centrino Wireless-N 2230 card seems to be giving ...
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Do I need to install wireless patch for ASUS X205TA after upgrading the kernel?

Looking at the Debian wiki WiFi section it has a link to a WiFi patch and under it says that kernel > 4.0 has WiFi. Do I still need the WiFi patch if I upgrade to 4.0?
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How I reset wifi driverson Debian? [on hold]

I am having such a problem - wifi, absolutely sponteneously, does not let traffic in. At first it is characterised by B/s fall to 2-3 and then down to zero. Actually, I had this problem for quite a ...
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Can't get Wifi to work with Intel Wireless Card

I'm definitely not a Linux pro, but I can give a run-down of what I've tried so far: I've went to search for additional drivers, which didn't work. Ran apt-get upgrade, which didn't work. Installed ...
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Wifi (and sound) not working on MSI GT72

My wifi and the sound doesn't work on my MSI GT72 Here is a script I found on this forum to determine the cause : http://paste.ubuntu.com/16228054/ I am on ubuntu 14.04. In fact when I say (my ...
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wifi not getting detected in my HP pavilion 15-N011TU having ubuntu 12.04

I brought a new HP pavilion laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 in it. However the problem is , that is not detecting any wireless connections. Wired connection on the other hand works fine. I tried many things ...
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Wifi doesn't work after suspend after 16.04 upgrade

This particular version of the "doesn't work after suspend" came after upgrading to 16.04. It seems that the upgrade includes a Wicd applet (added to Metacity Classic Gnome task bar alongside regular ...
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How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?

How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot? Point to be noted: Wireless hotspots aren't the same as ad hoc networks. There is significant difference between the two. In short, ad hoc networks ...
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wifi not working in asus x550cc on ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not able to connect through wi-fi. I have tried out this wifi not working asus x550cc it is hard blocked my asus_nb_wmi is loaded and rfkill list all ...
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rtl8723be drops wifi connection on hp pavilion notebook ubuntu 16.04

I have recently bougth a HP Pavilion Notebook and performed dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 lts and noted that no wifi networks on first boot. I've searched a lot (really) and did lots of stuff (installed ...
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No WI-FI in Ubuntu 16.04 gnome [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu as dual boot with Windows, but I have the problem that I cant connect to my WIFI and I don't see any obvious problem. I have a Lenovo if this has something to do. On Windows ...
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Pulic wifi dongle unable to authenticate

I have a problem with authentification to public unprotected non encrypted wifi network(its similar to networks you find at hotels - it routes you to a web page where you enter password) that I am ...
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How to configure rtl8723be to detect wifi networks (solved for HP laptop) [duplicate]

This condition is associated with: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1240940 I am using a rlt8723 wifi card with Kubuntu 15.10. The card is configured as shown: ifconfig: ...
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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ubuntu 16.04, wireless keeps dropping every 7 minutes

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and the wireless keeps dropping. I have to keep unchecking and checking "Enable Wi-fi" to get it to work. The wireless device is an Edmiax USB device. Is there any chance of ...