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

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Wireless problem in Lubuntu!

HI there trying to save my parents time by installing Lubuntu. Everything is fine apart from the wireless. If i type in nm-applet I get this ** (nm-applet:1850): WARNING **: Error retrieving ...
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Can't connect to Wifi in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just switched from windows to linux today so I'm a noob at this. Now, I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I can't find any network icon on the top bar which is mentioned in the GNOME Help manual. I ...
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Proxy Server on Kubuntu 15.04 not working. Need help. :[

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04. I can connect normally through LAN and wifi that requires no proxy. The problem is that the wifi in our college requires proxy with authentication. I have already ...
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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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Ethernet and wifi not working in newly installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on HP mini 1000

I tried various options available on different webpages but nothing helped me. like running command like 'lsusb' Images of various command I executed are available at Google image
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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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Unable to enable wireless on a Vostro 2520

I have a Vostro 2520 and not sure how to enable wireless on my machine. The details are given below, would appreciate any pointers to resolving this issue. lsmod returns Module Size ...
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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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Broadcom wireless 802.11ac Thinkpad E455 14e4:43ae rev 02

I tried installing the bcmi kernal source but it gets so far and hangs. Ctrl + C won't take it out. The wireless driver doesn't appear and I have no ability to connect with the wireless. Can you ...
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macbook 11,5 Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on a new macbook pro 11,5 (15 inch), but wifi doesn't work. Here are some information about the wifi adapter. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:00.0 Network controller ...
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Unable to access internet from devices connected over wifi hotspot with ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and till couple of days back I was able to connect to internet using the hotspot connection I had created previously when I started using ubuntu 10... But two days back I ...
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UbuntuGnome XPS 13 (9434) WiFi Issues

I recently purchased the new XPS 13 2015. I have managed to get nearly everything to work with various fixes but the WiFi is not one of those issues. After installing the bcm-kernel-source driver the ...
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Weaker Wifi Signal Than Normal

My wifi signal recently dropped in my room and my ping increased drastically (severe ping spikes, resolved when my connection is at 3 bars but the signal wavers). I had a problem like this in the past ...
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Problem Connecting To Android Hotspot

I have one Laptop running windows and another laptop running linux ubuntu. i can connect to my phones Hotspot with the machine running windows, but i can't do it with the machine running linux. also, ...
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Difference between essid, bssid and ssid in commands?

If I am correct, ESS is the union of a set of BSS's. ESSID and BSSID are just their IDs respectively. How can I tell if a wireless network has essid, bssid or ssid? What differences are between ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + hostapd + 802.11a + iwlwifi = no AP!

this is my first time here, so please be kind. ;) I have the following problem: I want so setup a 5GHz WiFi-AP because the 2.4GHz is too crowded. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with a "Intel Corporation ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ping long response

When i do ping google.com i have: 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=900 ttl=57 time=694 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=901 ttl=57 time=1150 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: ...
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b43 driver installation

vadivel@vadivel-Inspiron-1440:~$ sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for vadivel: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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WiFi problem on Intel Centrino

This question have been made already, but all the answers are outdated or just dont work for me. I have a ThinkPad X230 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 RTL8188EE Slow/Unreliable Wifi

Hey guys I'm having some issue with my rtl8188ee network card. On Windows I get ~30-40 Mb/s whereas on Ubuntu 15.04 I get ~5 Mb/s. However, the issue comes and goes; often after disconnecting and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, wifi connection but no Internet, no usb recognized, can't shut down or restart properly

Sometimes Ubuntu is amazing, other times it makes me want to rip my hair. So I have a laptop, hp pavillon g6 séries with Ubuntu 14.04 installed from a couple months ago, after struggling with the ...
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wireless connection

Since getting a Linksys E900 router Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect, same laptop (dual boot) Windows 7 does connect, same laptop, different house Ubuntu does connect. first router Linksys E900 firmware ...
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my wifi is not working need help on 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having problems connecting to my WiFi here is the troubleshooting steps i did after researching it on the Internet but it was not helping as i can see the WiFi being listed ...
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Have you done this? [on hold]

First some info Laptop= HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Win7 Pro/Deepin Ram = 8Gb Wifi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu Wednesday Night, but on my laptop and the new version of Ubuntu just ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04?

I have problem with wifi drivers. Connection is very unstable. My laptop is ASUS K550J, with SSD disk and double ram. Is it possible that Ub 15.04 comes with more or better wifi drivers? Should I ...
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In ubuntu 15.04 ,wired and wireless are not connected after running sudo apt-get purgr network-manager-gnome network manager

I run command sudo apt-get purge network-manager-gnome network-manager. After running that command wireless and wired networks are not connected to my laptop. And when I look into "system ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Laptop shuts down when opening the lid

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop 1 month ago, I have a HP ProBook 450 G2 with Radeon GPU. The problem is that sometimes when the laptop is on sleep and I open the lid, the laptop shuts down. ...
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How to get Netgear A6200 to work on 14.04

I bought the Netgear A6200 USB wireless adapter, and I used WINE to run the installer from the disk that came with the adapter, but it failed part way through. Is there any way to get this to work?
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problem of wifi and how to connect

I have HCL ME M74 laptop. It does not have a specification of wifi. Is there a device available which I can connect to my laptop so that I can use wifi whenever I find a wifi signal?
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Wireless unable to work ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 5520. The problem is that there is no wireless setting on anything showing up and I don't always the LAN available. The ...
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Wifi runs well with Other router other than Netgear

I have sony vaio laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. My machine connects to netgear router but can't load any data from it. like i can't ping google.com It gives me 100% packet loss. and ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in kali linux [on hold]

i have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps. It works fine in windows but when i connect it with kali linux via vmware workstation 10,after giving command "iwconfig" showing "no wareless extenfion". How ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 won't connect to wifi

My system 76 laptop was just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 from version 14, the wifi worked for a couple days, and then it stopped connecting. It may have been when I was using it and the wifi was turned ...
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Why Linux-based-laptop has slower wifi connection that windows-based-laptop?

I had ever tried many distros: ubuntu, debian, xubuntu, freya, fedora, etc. And they all have slower wifi than when I was using windows. Is there any explanation about this? How to find appropriate ...
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How do I install a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142? [duplicate]

I need help installing a driver for a Broadcom BCM43142 on 14.04.2. If I run lspci I indeed find the device as: network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 1) But Ubuntu ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Not detecting specific wireless network in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed along with windows 8.1. I recently changed the wireless router at my home and following changes occured: Initially Ubuntu didn't detect my wireless network and but once ...
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tp-link wirless n, TL-WN725N

I've just bought the above adapter after my old Belkin one gave up. I've seen a few solutions to peoples problems on here but haven't had any success myself yet. Which means this is coming from my ...
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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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Driver para 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada [on hold]

Necesito descargar un driver para que mi ubuntu 14.04 funcione bien con la tarjeta de red de mi notebook hp pavilion con tarjeta 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN integrada Ayuda por favro, esto ha sido ...
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installing Netgear A6200 USb wifi on Dell D830 Latitude and latest Ubuntu MATE

i have tried to install the windows drivers and tried to use them with ndiswrapper. So the adapter shows up under ndiswrapper -l (bcmwlhigh5 driver installed and device present) it is also shown under ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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kubuntu 15.04 wifi problem (lenovo T420)

I have a Lenovo T420 laptop, I have recently upgraded from kubuntu 14.4 to kubuntu 15.04 and since then I have problems with wireless connections, when trying to connect to a wireless network that I ...
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Ubuntu wifi problems with new router

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have recently installed a new TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N router at my home. Since then websites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Stackoverflow itself are not properly ...
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Ubuntu network card wifi not working

So I recently installed Xubuntu on my laptop, dualbooted with Windows. Everything works perfectly on the Windows side, but in Xubuntu, for some reason it doesn't either recognise or it can't access ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Network Not Broadcasting Properly

Using the tool, "Create New Wireless Network..." available from the desktop toolbar I am trying to create a network. I have tried this tool in various modes (ad-hoc, infrastructure, different ...