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

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Getting disconnections on wifi

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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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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internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04 - need help :)

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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Send files using Wifi Direct

I need to send some files from my Android phone to my laptop using Wifi Direct, however my computer is not showing up on my mobile even wifi is turned on both pc and my phone. How can I send files ...
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Slow WiFi internet speed Ubuntu 14.04

My loading time of a page is very big, even if I am on wi-fi or cable. What can I do to fix this problem? LE: I checked the download speed on cable (it's around 30 MB/s) and I can say it runs ...
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Dell Latitude D830 Driver Questions

A friend of my asked me to put Ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto his old Dell Latitude D830 Laptop. I installed the OS but I have a few problems. I have no idea how to install the graphic drivers and set it up ...
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Mobile Wireless access point keeps dropping

I have a Wireless access point on my phone that I've just set up. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 provided by ATT Wireless. When I first set it up, Network Manager recognized the access point and I ...
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wireless bcm4318 on ubuntu 14.4 (lubuntu) [duplicate]

Edit: I researched also link suggested above - it is option (3). Answer contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree - I tried and it did not worked. Instead, b43-fwcutter from option (2) ...
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Internet is not working via Wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04

When I connect to a Wireless connection the icon in the top right corner shows that I am connected. But when I try to browse it says Internet is not connected. Ethernet and USB Internet are working ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Drivers Issue

I am new to linux, and have had a difficult time trying to get any linux distro installed on this system - but I have finally got Lubuntu 14.04 installed and running. I am now having issues with ...
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Wirless Card Not Working

I am not able to use my wireless card. When I click the wireless icon (which one?) no wireless networks are visible! My wireless card is a Linksys, Wireless G 2.4GHZ PCI Adapter Model No.:WMP54G.
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Wireless networking is faster when lid is open than closed?

I like to connect my laptop to an external monitor and close my laptop's lid. However, I noticed something. According to internet speedtests (and my personal knowledge from downloading large files), ...
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How to use /lib/firmware/ar9710.fw with WN111v1 wireless adapter in Ubuntu 12.04?

Today I was delighted to find a file named ar9710.fw in my Ubuntu 12.04 computer's /lib/firmware/ directory. It's supposed to be for the WN111v2 wireless adapter. Since I am totally new to this ...
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No connectivity from Broadcom 4322

While browsing the web I was notified that my Dell Vostro 1720 was offline. After no luck rebooting my D-Link Verizon WiFi router, I saw my laptop could not connect wirelessly to anything, even a USB ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 1501 internal wifi doesn't work

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have trouble getting the internal wi-fi hardware to work properly. I can connect to the internet just fine using an Ethernet cable or a USB wi-fi ...
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Atheros AR9485 wireless card doesn't work in an ASUS K53E

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit version in dual boot mode on an ASUS K53. Every thing seems to work fine except for the wireless. The wireless works on Windows 7. Ubuntu finds the wireless card, ...
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Can't install the wireless driver in HP Pavilion dv2419us

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 in an old HP Pavilion dv2419us. The problem is, Ubuntu doesn't detect the wireless card. But it works fine in Windows 7. The following command returns nothing! ...
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Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter

I just received a donation of computers running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The computers have no cd drive, just usb drives. I plugged in a Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter and nothing happens. I ...
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My laptop Enable Wireless got greyed out ,not able to use wireless

I have been using the same 12.04 precise version Kernel Linux -3.5.4-generic Laptop make -lenovo B460 as some how (may be because of repeated requests to connect to a wireless connection) I cancel ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. Wifi doesn't work! (hard blocked: yes, Lenovo Y580, Ubuntu 13.10)

I have a problem with wifi on my laptop Lenovo Ideapad Y580 (bought with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit). After uninstall Win7 and install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit (where normal wired internet ...
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documentroot is different when on WLAN and on the internet

I just figured out that port 80 is blocked by my ISP so i am using a different port, and that port works from the internet, which is great, but only when i connect via a computer on the WLAN that my ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch Lenovo Y40

I recently got a lenovo Y40 laptop and after i installed ubuntu 14.04 (also in the live usb) Wireless doesn't work. It says that it is disabled by hardware switch, however the hardware switch doesnt ...
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WiFi N7260: Direct firmware load failed with error -2

Dell laptop. Wifi not working after installing ubuntu 14.04. Tried to update firmware, but not working. Any ideas? /var/log/syslog: Jul 21 15:30:21 rwilco-Vostro-5470 kernel: [ 2631.370168] ...
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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 same as ad hoc networks. Significant difference is there. In short, ad hoc networks aren't ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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How to set my wireless card into AP mode?

I've been trying to create an access point using hostapd, but I get an error message saying that my card doesn't support AP mode. I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following error: ...
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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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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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Lubuntu 12.04, Sony Vaio VGN-T150, Intel PRO/set wireless (2200) wireless doesn't work

Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T150 after installing Win XP again; I had Lubuntu 12.04 on the laptop but wasn't getting any CPU fan operation. Tried adding vaiofand but still seemed ...
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Can't connect to one wifi network, keeps asking for password

Here's the relevant syslog stuff: http://pastie.org/9405812 Here's the output from the wireless-info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7821949/ My wifi works well in general, I only have problems with ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Bluetooth with Centrino Advanced-N 6235 on Ubuntu 14.04

The hardware is present: $ lspci | grep Centrino 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24) And the Bluetooth, iwlwifi, and iwldvm modules get loaded: $ lsmod ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ASUS USB-N13 802.11 b/g/n wireless connection weak after reboot

I have struggled with slow wireless connection for months. To find a solution, I have searched and read many posts about slow/intermittent wireless connections, and tried the suggestions with partial ...
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Wifi Drops and Reconnects with UBUNTU 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188)

I just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite C655D. My wifi drops off occasionally, and all I have to do to reconnect is disable my wifi and enable wifi from the wireless icon in the top ...
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Setting up wireless hotspot to be on at boot

TL;DR: Can I set Ubuntu up to - from boot - have the wireless hotspot turned on? My mother-in-law lives so far from civilization that she can only reach the Internet through a 3G dongle, which works ...
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My wireless dosenot work on rtl8723ae

I have Ubuntu 14.04 first time wireless work great after i update Ubuntu wireless did not work OS Release Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: ...
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Wireless is not working

Wireless says disabled, and there are no drivers on the update page. What can I do? PS Ethernet connection works great
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Dell Fn + F2 key for wifi switch on/off didn't work

I go throw all topic of Fn + F2 key for wifi switch on/off. But I still have some questions. I bought a Dell Inspiron with ubuntu 12.04 LTS preinstalled and has hardware certified. I read the ubuntu ...
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Problem with `sudo airmon-ng start wlan0`

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Pro. I've tried to run: sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 then the result was: Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops ...
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Asus X550L Weak Wifi signal ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu OS. I've installed ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my ASUS X550LC laptop yesterday. The wifi signal is weak & getting disconnected sometimes. Searched all over the web but many site/forums ...
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Can not connect to wifi

I am new at ubuntu i installed ubuntu and kubuntu, and wireless was working fine but when I switched on Bluetooth discoverable the wifi can not connect. Thanks. The most important information you ...
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Realtek RTL8187B stopped working

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Server running 3.11 kernel I had RTL8187B working out of the box but after installing Atheros driver (for another adapter) my RealTek stopped working, I used BackPorts to install ...
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Can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I am on an intranet that is not connected to the internet and a wifi router with connection to the Internet. When am connected to the router, I can browse the Internet but cannot browse my LAN with my ...
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scripts for turning the wifi card on and off

The wifi key on my laptop doesn't work under Xubuntu Trusty. Network manager can only soft block wifi, as revealed by the rfkill command. So, I'm looking for a script which can turn off wifi and ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and RTL8723ae

My laptop MSi S12 has a RTL8723ae PCI card with Ubuntu 14.04 on board. It doesn't detect wi-fi networks. I tried the answers from ubuntuforums and Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized ...
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HP Paviliion g6 with WiFi button always disabled

I have an HP Pavilion g6 2307-sp, with Ubuntu 13.10, and I've got the "F12 can not enable wireless networks" problem. I've been looking around here, but so far, nothing has worked for me, yet. Can ...
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very slow wifi after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

I upgraded yesterday from ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 and now my wifi connection is incredibly slow. ping google.com takes upto 270 ms with 46% packet loss edit: It appears that this issue is ...
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Wifi network keeps asking for password

Like the questions says. I'm pretty sure my password is correct, but every time I enter it, it asks for it again. Any suggestions?
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Install ubuntu at probook 450 G1 [duplicate]

I am using a HP PROBOOK 450 laptop with running Windows 8 on it . i gonna install ubuntu now but i googled about this model and ubuntu i founded some bad results about wireless's driver please ...