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

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wifi not working in ubuntu 14.04

i have enabled the "Enable Networking" option in ubuntu 14.04.1 but it is not able to detect the WiFi router. wifi is working well with windows. what should i do?
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How to create wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04 that is visible to every device?

I was creating a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor as instructed on Share Internet Connection With Android in Ubuntu 14.04 but an unexpected error occurred as a result of which I was able to ...
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Installing dell drivers through a usb (specifically wireless driver)

Brand new to Ubuntu. I have an old Dell Inspiron 1420 that I installed Ubuntu on (the latest download from the website). It installed great via usb. Usually with a windows OS, I am able to download ...
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How do I install driver for the Linksys WUSB6300?

I recently installed Ubuntu´s recent os 14.04 and am unable to install the driver for my wireless adapter which is the Linksys WUSB6300. Is there any way to configure the driver in any way, or should ...
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Connected to wireless, but no internet access

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 a week ago wireless internet had been working fine. It stopped working yesterday, however, and I'm at a loss for what to do even after scouring replies to similar posted ...
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ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver not working, dual boot with windows 7

Broadcom driver is working fine when ubuntu 14.10 is not yet installed on my system. But when I installed it alongside with Windows 7(Dual Boot) it says that "This device is not working"(Broadcom). I ...
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Wireless broadcom network card not working still [duplicate]

Network card wifi not working thats all the info but i still cant get wifi to work Can somebody plz help?
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Command Not Found when running 'svn'

I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 from a usb drive. I am having issue with my wifi connection. I tried to update the network adapter but ran into this problem with the svn command. sudo svn checkout ...
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Ubuntu WiFi fails to connect

###Read Edits below### initial post I'm using 14.10 ubuntu and it is dual booted with windows 8.1, my issue occured "randomly" (being careful using that word - i dont remember if i did anything ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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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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Wireless connection problems IBM Thinkpad t41 with Xubuntu 14.04.1

I need help with a wireless problem. I have an IBM Thinkpad T41 and just installed Xubuntu 14.04.1. I have a Cisco Aironet Wireless card. I have read a lot of forums but still am not sure how to ...
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unstable wifi conection Ubuntu 14.04 Acer Aspire V 13

I have problems to connect via Wifi with my Acer Aspire V 13 V3-371-39MA for several month. The strange thing is, sometimes I can connect and the conection would stay for the whole day...on other days ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch [migrated]

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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widi with linux

What do I have to do to get a connection between my laptop and my Toshiba TV with Widi. Do I have to install a driver or a program for this on my laptop. when I want to make the connection from my RV ...
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BCM4313 Wireless Adapter on 14.04

I realize that there is a lot of talk about wireless drivers, as well as a lot of suggested solutions. I believe I have tried a lot of them and am now with a new install open to new suggestions. ...
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Atheros AR9285 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wifi problem

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 via dual boot in my pc.It is my first time using Linux and I have encountered a problem regarding my internet connection through wifi.I cannot connect via wifi ...
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Help with usb wireless adapter RTL8188C, connection keeps dropping

My wifi seems to be dropping out literally all the time, but I can connect to my router in like 2 seconds, which is annoying when watching YouTube or something cos I'm connecting half the time just so ...
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can't use bluetooth on acer E5-571G laptop

I've got an acer E5-571G laptop under ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu). Blueman can't recognize my bluetooth phone or headset. Tried the various solutions on the forum. None works... Looks like many ...
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Is there a GUI app to setup and toggle hostapd?

Title says it all, I've tried wifi-hostapd-app but I always run into trouble while installing one of its dependencies, dnsmasq specifically. I read one of the workarounds is to disable Ubuntu's ...
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Wifi works only with startup flash drive

I have 2 usb flash. one is the startup flash. the other i've installed latest ubuntu from the first flash device. so the problem is that when i boot using the fully installed usb flash drive, i ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [on hold]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Wireless hotspot not supported after upgrade to 14.04!

I used to use ap-hotspot on my laptop with Saucy without a problem. Now that I upgraded to 14.04 and installed ap-hotspot I get this error: Your wireless card or driver does not support Access Point ...
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Installing Broadcom B43 Wireless firmware

I've been at this for 3 hours and I can't figure out why it's not working! I successfully got the installer installed, but when I check for the firmware it says it's not there. My wireless device's ...
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How to share the wi-fi connection with guest OS on Vitualbox

I am running windows xp as guest OS. How does one share the wi-fi network with the guest OS. I am using a proxy to connect to the internet.
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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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Trying to get Edimax EW-7822UAC USB wireless adapter driver to install

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, which seems unfortunate, as the instructions in the package are written for 12.04. So, like a trooper, I try to follow the instructions anyway. The first block I hit is in ...
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My wireless network cards sees home network, but doesnt connect to it

Im a new Ubuntu user (14.04) and i'm completely clueless. I've tried most of the answers to popular questions but none of them seem to give me the answer. I have downloaded a script log and placed it ...
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Wifi icon is not displayed

My networking status is on which is shown in first figure But the Networking icon i.e. the wifi icon is missing. How do I bring it back?
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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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Intel Wireless N 7260 disconnects and asks for password

I am on the ubuntu 14.04 live usb, and would like to dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 8.1 (i know how to do this), on my Toshiba e45t. The problem is whenever i try to connect to my WPA wifi ...
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Compaq 6510b can't connect to wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for weeks, tried a bunch of new and legacy open source and Broadcom STA-proprietary drivers for BCM4311 (103c:1371, wl) without the option to ...
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Wifi connection deauthenticated by router

I use ubuntu 14.04 and I have an Acer V3-571G laptop. I have an O2 Box 6431 modem which I have received from O2. My wifi connection works fine except when I restart ubuntu or laptop. Next time it does ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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Lenovo Z50-70 realtek dirver RTL7823BE wi-fi does not connect

My Wi-Fi driver, I think, is not functioning properly on my Lenovo Z50-70 using a Ubuntu 14.04 OS. After connecting to a wireless network it works for a brief period of time, then, although it shows ...
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Remove kdewallet password without being prompted for wifi password

I would like to turn on my computer and it automatically connect to the wifi without typing in any passwords. I've found online how to disable the kdewallet using kwalletmanager and that works - but ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Installing a USB Wireless Dongle for my setup

I have a raspberry pi that I want to install my usb driver on. So far I have managed to extract the RT2800 driver to my hard drive, and I end up with rt2800lib.ko and rt2800usb.ko. What do I do now? ...
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Network card wifi not working

My wifi is not working and I have a Compaq Presario C500 and my network card is a Realtek RTL8139/810x family fast Ethernet and Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. UPDATE: lspci -nnk | grep 14e4 says 06:00.0 ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 anymore!

I've been struggling with my wifi for a week now. Since we changed router and provider(O2 box 6431), the connection doesn't work on Ubuntu anymore, yet it does work on windows (and also on ubuntu with ...
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USB ports not working properly on Ubuntu 14.04, Fn keys stopped working

I was using my machine and everything was working just fine but at some point of time (I don't recall changing anything in the system) USB ports just stopped working properly: I was connecting ...
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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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How to unblock something listed in rfkill?

I think I may have found the cause of my problems with connecting to wifi in Ubuntu 11.10. I type this in Terminal: peter@peter-AO531h:~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Wireless on an acer aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Not getting WiFi after upgrade to 14.04

I've used the standard Wireless script advertised on this site.
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Ubuntu 14 - WIFI unstable and slow with rtl8723be

I have a very similar problem with this post: Ubuntu 14.04 Slow and unstable wifi connection But I could not comment there and that's why I'm asking a new question. I have a notebook with dual boot ...
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ASUS X200LA KX-034D , WiFi not detected in Ubuntu 14.04.

I have tried many things, from the basic additional drivers ( it said no additional drivers found), to the answer on the post by chili555. But none of them seem to work :(
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ndiswrapper driver problem

I'm trying to solve my wifi problem by installing the driver, for that i think i should install the windows driver using ndiswrapper, the problem is when i want to install the driver using this ...
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ubuntu 14. cant connect to the internet after install

I have just installed Linux Ubuntu replacing my Linux mint to see the difference. the computer i just installed it on was my older dell latitude which handled mint perfectly fine with all of my ...