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

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Is there a wireless controller that can wake Ubuntu?

When I play games in Steam, my computer doesn't recognize that I'm mashing buttons and it goes into sleep/suspend mode. I don't want to disable power management or use wake on LAN. Is there any other ...
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Wireless adapter not working Realtek

I bought a Realtek semiconducter Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n wireless LAN Adapter for my Vostro 200 Desktop, as it doesn't come equipped with a PCI card, i went to my grandfathers house as he has the ...
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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 ...
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I can't connect to internet through wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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14.04 - Connects to wireless network but can't transmit data

When my computer first boots up I the internet works fine for about 30 seconds. In those thirty seconds it has a harder time loading data and after 30 seconds can no longer transmit data. It still ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Weird wifi problem? sometimes wifi option remain disabled? sometimes it shows out of range?

i have hp laptop pavilion ab032tx i have installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1,since that time i am getting problem from the first startup of ubuntu. i have searched on net but nothing worked ...
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How do I make the terminal use the wifi and not the LAN

I connected my laptop to a LAN cable and set up a proxy setting which was applied system wide. Now I connected to another wifi network but the terminal stil uses the IP and port no of the lan which is ...
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wifi is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo g50 45 [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only eth0 & lo. lshw -c net: PCI (sysfs) *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 keeps disconnecting

I had previously posted this question here, but it was closed due to 14.10 being EOL. I have made the upgrade to 15.04. Every so often, my wifi will disconnect. I have posted the output of "lshw -C ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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Wireless suddenly dropping with a Ralink RT2870

I have a Linksys WUSB600N v1 Dual-Band Wireless-N Network Adapter Ralink RT2870 USB dongle that worked flawlessly in 11.10. Since upgrading, I can't keep a connection for more than five minutes. The ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Can connect to wifi but no internet on Kubuntu 15.04

I am on kubuntu 15.04 and I can connect to a network but I cannot access the internet. I can ping my local IP address and KDE Connect works just fine with my phone, but I cannot ping a website or go ...
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Cannot Connect to wireless in Kubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my old Dell Latitude D630 that used to run Windows XP and the installation went fine. I ran the 'lshw' command and it showed that my WiFi adapter was recognized ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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Dell Precision m3800 wifi “Hardware Disabled”

Network applet lists wifi as "Hardware Disabled." If I go to Software & Updates > Additional Drivers it indicates Broadcom Corporation: BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Adapter. This device is using an ...
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Create Wi-Fi hotspot in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm new to the OS and chose this community to find some help on my problems. I have Lubuntu based on version 15.04; I'm very satisfied, though it's more complicated than windows, but faster and safer. ...
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Why is Wi-Fi authentification (password requirement) in XUBUNTU 14.04 not showing up?

I have a computer with Xubuntu that works fine with an ethernet for internet use. I had to move the computer so I attached an usb Netgear adapter to it for wi-fi access. Problem is Xubuntu sees the ...
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problems with Realtek RTL8188ee on 14.04

I am having a wireless issue with my mothers laptop, just installed Ubuntu 14.04 because I'm tired of removing malware from her laptop and now the wireless card wont work. this is the first time I've ...
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Cannot get Atheros AR9285 to work on 12.10

I've already went through all possible advices and still cannot start my Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I have a laptop Toshiba Portege Z830 where the WiFi already worked under Windows 7. But after ...
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automatically select between wired and wireless networks [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have two interfaces: one is wired and the other is wireless. When the two interfaces are up, ubuntu priorly select the wired to access internet. However, when the wired ...
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Wireless connection doesnt work on ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

I have dual booted my dell laptop with ubuntu 10.04. In ubuntu wireless networks are not getting detected while wired connection works. In windows wifi networks are detected and works without a ...
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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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How do I get a rt2800usb wireless device working?

My brand new desktop running 13.04 has endless problems with wireless. Dozens of others are flooding forums with reports of the same problems. It worked fine for a few days, then there were a few ...
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Trouble Connecting to Wifi on Kubuntu 14.04.02

I just installed Kubuntu version 14.04.02 on my Dell Latitude D630. The installation went fine, but I can't get it to connect to Wifi (or even turn it on for that matter) or bring up a list of ...
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ubuntu on mac keeps losing wifi (w/ CA certificate)

Currently I'm using a school wifi with CA certificate and for some reason my ubuntu 14.04 on mac keeps losing wifi connection every 10 minutes. When i use wifi at home, it works fine(with no CA ...
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Wifi not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I am facing this problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04. I cannot connect to my institution's wifi. I have recently changed my WiFi's password.When I want to update the password It is not showing the ...
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Ubuntu on Sony Vaio UX280p

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu on my UMPC Sony Vaio UX280P and I have a few problems. WiFi signal is dropped. (2m distance from the router the signal bar is on ...
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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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ralink 148f:7601 wifi adapter installation

I am trying to install ralink wifi adaptor to my desktop ubuntu 14.04 the system is not detecting the wifi. lsusb lists the device as: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I ...
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Wireless Disabled in Ubuntu 15.04

I recently disabled Networking in my laptop (Acer Aspire V5); it turns on in no way. I reboot several times, I tried keyboard command, edit connection, enable networking of course; via terminal I run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wifi keeps disconnecting on Thinkpad T450S with Realtek wireless adapter

The wifi connection disconnects many times per hour. The problem only occurs at my work (not at home). Maybe there's something to configure about the wireless driver or something? Here's the driver : ...
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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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Wifi networking

Wireless connection is provided in my college through a open connection that routes the data through a proxy. Is this setup more secure( or not) than the ordinary open Wi-Fi connections one comes ...
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wifi + right mouse button on ubuntu 14.04 not working

[![enter image description here][1]][1]i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 from scratch and it have no wifi. i tried to install a driver in software and updates- aditional driver when I am about to ...
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How do I check the flow of internet through ubuntu?

I'm using my Ubuntu computer as a wireless receiver, receiving Wifi from my router and sharing my internet through a gigabit switch. How can I check or monitor the speed that I'm sending data to the ...
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Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI but Ubuntu did not respond to the HID commands from remote control

1) Successfully connected to a Bluetooth remote control via GUI. However, when pressed keys on the remote control, nothing happened. The remote sent out HID data but Ubuntu did not respond to them. ...
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Can't connect to school internet

I recently got a new ubuntu laptop for school. The only problem is that I cannot connect to my school's network. To connect I have to select the network in my network list, then open a web browser and ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 14.04.2

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8 and I'm having problems with the internet connection in Ubuntu. In Windows 8 works perfectly fine but in Ubuntu it doesn't. Well, I'm a noob in ...
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Automatically reconnect wireless connection

The wireless connection in my house unfortunately often disappears, requiring a wireless router reboot. Making this worse is that my ubuntu media pc, does not automatically reconnect to the wireless ...
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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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How to get Wifi driver lo lenovo g50-70 assembled with RTL8723BE

I have newly installed ubuntu-14.04 in my laptop but the WiFi is not working on browsing the net. I have tried some methods that are presented but none of the made favour to me, I have gone through ...
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Can't see to be able to fix the allsupport=1 issue Ubuntu 12.04

Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1 Once I get this message my pc does not go any further. I have tried just about everything I have ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wireless disconnects after rebooting until router is switched off and on

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side Win8.1 on my new laptop. Wireless connection worked well for a day and then it started disconnecting whenever I downloaded something or restarted/shut ...
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WI-FI doesn't work (Hard Blocked)

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time (I've always been a Windows user) as I was at the office and I had the Ethernet connected. At home I only use WI-FI. When I started Ubuntu it ...
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wifi not connecting in ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8. The wifi was working properly for some days in Ubuntu but now its not connecting to any network it just remains in connecting mode but doesn't ...
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14.04 wifi ndisgtk drivers and getting card working

i am completely new to ubuntu. I think i was successful in installing ndisgtk and using the gui to install drivers for my wireless network card. i get a rt2860 hardware present and tried to configure ...
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Problems turning off the wireless card

I am trying to turn off wireless using the ifconfig command ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens no errors displayed in the terminal and wireless networks are still displayed in the network ...