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

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WiFi not working after a recent update

I have an asus laptop and i'm runnning Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 . A few days ago an update pop-ed up which required me to restart the system . After i restarted it my wifi was not working (it ...
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no web page can be opened when wifi ap created and connected by android phone

I want to create a WiFi Access Point (AP) with hostapd and dnsmasq on my USB wireless network adapter--9271 Atheros using the Internet connected to my router through my eth0 adapter. lsusb Bus 003 ...
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Installing the driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I have problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged my wifi adapter but it did not work so I guess I need to install the driver manually but I don't know how to do it. I currently ...
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Better alternative to TP Link TL-WN722n

I was looking for a USB wifi device to create wifi access point. Now i am using TP Link TL-WN722n, it basically works ok, but it has limitations for number of connected devices - 7pcs. And sometimes ...
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extreme slow wifi on ubuntu 16.04

I have a brand new hp stream 11-r001nd, and I installed ubuntu 16.04 on it since I'm very satisfied with ubuntu (14.04) on my desktop pc. Everything works perfectly out of the box, except for my ...
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My wireless (BCM43142) won't work

14.04 was getting along with the wireless card until today and I tried many things to fix it but got myself into a mess where I felt reinstalling completely was the best option. I installed 16.04 ...
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HP Envy 4500 WiFi printer not found using WiFi

I'm not a 'power user' so please be patient. Wife and I are both running 14.04 on our respective laptops with no problems. We connect to the Home WiFi with no issues. I purchased an HP-Envy 4500 ...
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WiFi connection issues

I just downloaded the Ubuntu desktop on to my Toshiba laptop. And for some reason the WiFi keeps disconnecting and it wont log in to the WiFi unless I shut it down completely and reboot. Any tips on ...
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Connect wireless Epson Printer

Is it possible to use the Epson xp-235a with Kubuntu, complete as a wireless printer? If so, where can I find the required drivers and set up procedure? Thanks in advance, Rene.
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I have downloaded RTL8191SU and have unpacked it. “ask-get rtl8192SU install.sh” doesn't work

How to get Synaptic to find it in Downloads.? It's just not there! I never downloaded anything using Terminal and I'm lost! The system is a RTL8191SU USB port. It worked on Windows XP fine but not ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04 - problem re-occurs

Please read the (PS:) at the end of this new post on this specific problem. I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth ...
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Wifi is not working. I have a laptp Hp with RTL8723BE. It says *-network UNCLAIMED

I have updated the Ubuntu version to 16.04. Also I've tried a bunch of different solutions as those answering these questions for example: lenovo e540 RTL8723be wifi not working Wifi problems with ...
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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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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux

I've been using the Linksys USB6300 Adapter but when I switched to Ubuntu it stopped working since its only compatible with Windows. I've tried using ndiswrapper and although it says my windows driver ...
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Realtek RTL8188CU network adaptor crashing Network-Manager

This has only ever been a problem for Linux, but not windows which works completely fine. When booting into Ubuntu, and now Linux Mint, everything is fine and my connection strength is more than ...
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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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installing tp-link 722n driver

I checked the "V" on the status bar on the Virtual Machine using Virtual Box for enabling the USB port, and I still cant get access to the internet using a WLAN connection. How can I install a tp-link ...
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Can't connect to a specific wi-fi network

There are two wi-fi networks that I usually connect to, Network_A and Network_B. I can connect to Network_B without any problems. I had been able to connect to Network_A without a problem for over a ...
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Slow connection speed with Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently decided to dual boot my Acer VN7-571G-771E with Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having problems with my wireless network. The connection seems to fade in and out: it varies from being comparable to ...
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No wifi after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04, there is no wifi whenever I restart the system. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe on iwconfig I got the following lo no ...
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Linux Mint & Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series: Wifi Turned OFF [on hold]

I can not turn on wifi in my dell laptop. The software wireless switch is off and I can not turn it on. As soon as you try to flick it to ON it moves back to OFF. I have just installed Linux Mint ...
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Intel wireless 3165 sudden contection losses

My problem: When I'm using wifi the I lost connection nearly every minute. In order to reconnect I should establish connection again (in ubuntu gui preess on wifi icon of my network). Also indicator ...
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wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 but my computer did not detect any wireless connection. I decided to look for an older and more stable version. I installed Ubuntu 14.04, but it still doesn't work. ...
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Issues with laptop wireless

I am having an issue with my wireless. It works, but every time I try to switch networks, it says wireless device not ready. Then I use this command to restart it sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager ...
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Slow wifi ubuntu 16.04 in ultrabook

Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto an LG laptop. Everything is working fine except the wireless connection. When I'm closer to the router, the connection is fast, but in my room the wireless is ...
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Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with RTL8723BE Wi-fi card. But it is always disconnecting from network. I have tried echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=N ips=N" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/...
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wlan0 disappeared after update for intel 8260 - help me recover?

I'm running a relatively new Dell XPS with 14.04 LTS. Everything had been working fine and I've done several updates. Last night I used the Software Updater and installed a number of updates, after ...
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try to install tp-link wireless adapter

im new in ubantu, i dont understand nothing i download the driver to my adapter from http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/Archer-T2UH.html i cant install it, can someone help me to install ...
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I did an update for my Ubuntu 15.04 and now the wifi is not working [on hold]

I did an update of Ubuntu 15.04, also I rebooted the computer. I just wanted to do the regular update but the internet wifi connection didn't work when the computer started again.I didn't see, even ...
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RTL8723BE PCIe wireless problem [duplicate]

I have the wireless network card RTL8723BE PCIe, which is not currently working. I suspect I managed to ruin the drivers, when trying to get bluetooth to work. This is the operating system and kernel: ...
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How can I get my wifi to work on my Dell 3521 laptop?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 in my DELL 3521 laptop and everything is working fine except the wi-fi in ubuntu. In win 8 wifi is working well but when i start ubuntu it does not ...
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wifi problems in ubuntu 14.04

Wifi is working properly on my laptop (hp-ab220tx) but when I suspend or close the laptop when it is working, now when I open it or when it goes to sleep mode there I will lose the wifi connection . ...
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Dell Vostro 14-5459 Ubuntu 16.04 Wi-Fi slow when plugged in

I bought my Dell Vostro 14-5459 with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. From the start, Wi-Fi speed is almost non-existent when the laptop is connected to the charger. As soon as I unplug it, the speed ...
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AR9285 Wireless network problem Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my new Lenovo Ideapad using the live USB. My problem is that I cannot connect to my wireless network. My wireless adapter is recognized as Atheros Communications Inc ...
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wifi does not work on hp pavillion. got report from wireless info script

I have ubuntu 16.04 on an hp pavillion and the wifi does not work. not an expert but I saw My wireless/WiFi connection does not work. What information is needed to diagnose the issue?. It told me to ...
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PCI WiFi for 16.04

What is a reliable dual band card for Ubuntu 16.04? Was considering this WiFi card. Does is still work? Must be PCI.
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. iwconfig wlan1 shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is there ...
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How to restart WiFi connection?

I think I do not have problem with hardware. Sometimes the WiFi connection simply disconnects, apparently. So this is not necessarily the same as this case, I might not need to reload any modules. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi on broadcom starting not wok

I turned on my Lenovo G510 and the WiFi wasn't working. I does not do anything after yesterday. I tried restarting the network, tried running rfkill unblock all, and I tried reinstalling the driver by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) wireless not working after updates [duplicate]

I updated my system yesterday, and now no wireless connections are available. I have looked into a few similar problems with no luck. I believe my architecture to be amd64. Wireless is working fine on ...
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not detecting wireless networks [duplicate]

I tried to connect raspberry pi through ethernet .I Changed some settings to connect through ssh. After that wifi is gone.I coudn't see any wireless networks listed anymore. My computer is dual boot ...
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Wireless stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04

I never had any problems with Ubuntu for 2 years, but my WiFi randomly stopped working today. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside Windows 10, and WiFi works on my Windows partition so I know it's ...
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Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi connects only after unplug-replug post booting Ubuntu 16.04

Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi dongle does NOT auto connect on start up since upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04. Auto connects post unplugging and replugging dongle into usb port. Issue only occurs on booting/...
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Wifi not availaible

Wifi is not working and cannot get access activate the wifi. Always getting message wifi unavailable, Radio switch off. The machine doesn't have way to activate manually it's supposed to switch on ...
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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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create wifi hotspot in ubuntu-14.04 when connected to another wireless network

My machine ubuntu-14.04 is connected to a wireless network. The wireless network does not allow mobile devices to connect to it and access internet. I am trying to setup my laptop as access point, ...
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Wifi suddenly stopped working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lts. Recently i faced a problem with my wifi, it is not working properly.Initially it was dropping connection frequently and now i cannot see wifi enabled button at all only ...
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Cannot get Broadcom BCM43225 to work on 16.04

Whatever I try to do, it will not work. The wireless menu tells me it's disabled by hardware switch. It worked by installing package bcmwl-kernel-source, but after an apt-get update and a reboot, it ...
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Wifi (through usb wireless adapter) does not connect automatically

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I used to be able to connect (automatically on start-up) to the Internet using a USB wireless adapter. One day, after start-up, Ubuntu said that it experienced an "internal ...
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Driver for Ralink corp. Device 3020

I would like to get the Driver software for below mentioned Wireless card. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:05.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. Device [1814:3020] It was working previously and I ...