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

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how auto rfkill wifi

What do I do to let wifi go out automatically without entering commands such as sudo rfkill block wifi or `sudo ifconfig wlan0 down when booting a Linux? I know the method to input the command gksu ...
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12.04 does not detect wlan0(Broadcom 4365)

Installed 12.04 on dell inspiron 5420. wired connection is working however wifi and bluetooth connection does not work. In fact I can't see wlan0. Can I know the correct driver to install?
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Lubuntu 12.04 on powerbook g4 “Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)”

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my powerbook g4 but when I try to connect to WiFi it says "Wireless Networks device not found (firmware missing)" How do I fix this? I am new to Lubuntu (and terminal). I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04beta2 on Macbook Pro 12,1 (Early 2015) - can't connect to 5GHz wireless

I ran the wireless info dump script from this post - my output is here. Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43602 802.11ac Wireless LAN SoC [14e4:43ba] (rev 01) I copied ...
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How do I make coffee with Ubuntu?

I want to make fresh coffee with Ubuntu, using open/free software, a coffee machine and a wireless connection. What software can I use that is already available, and what hardware do I need to ...
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Help me to connect with internet using my 3G modem

I am completely new in Ubuntu. So please explain everything as a newbie friendly tone. I have Ubuntu 13.04 LTS on my machine with a Windows 7 as dual booting. I rarely use Ubuntu. But now planning ...
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Install additional drivers to USB from mac?

I have a problem, I have no Ethernet cable and I want to bypass the need of using it to install the WLAN and Wi-Fi Ubuntu driver. I did find a similar question here, but it is old and the answer is ...
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WiFi Drops Out after Suspend

I have a Fujitsu Siemens V5535 loaded with ubuntu 14.10. Of course, it's a netbook, and I'm pretty happy with how it's survived, despite all I've put it through. So overall, I'm pretty happy with it, ...
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Wireless stops working on an MSI U180 netbook

I'm having trouble with WiFi on my MSI U180 netbook using 12.04. When I boot up the netbook, it will connect to my router, however, after a few minutes the WiFi will just stop working and not find ...
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WiFi Driver not found!

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on HP pavilion P045TX Dual booting with windows 8.1. WiFi drivers are not found. How do i install the drivers for the same. Please help me out!!.
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Ubuntu 14.04/Kernel upgrade 4.0 no wireless

Anyone know any solution for fixing wireless connection for TP-Link Tl821N, after upgrading to kernel 4.0, other than downgrading? No info on wireless adapter. The icon of network in kde is red ...
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SOLVED HP 15-r212nl Wifi random disconnect on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

SOLUTION: echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0 swlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf after this, REBOT. after a short delay (that can be 5 or 30 min) the internet connection (WiFi) stop work ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter

I just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 3, 14". It comes with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter. I have not been successful getting this wifi to work. I have tried some suggestions for Yogas ...
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Unstable wireless in Ubuntu 14.10

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10, my wireless connection is become unstable. Once every 2 or 3 minutes the network stops to work (i.e. I am unable to load any page), even if, according to the Network ...
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Ubuntu on Asus eeebookX205 with all peripherals

I am planning to get an eeebook X205 but I want to be sure that I can run Ubuntu with wireless and sound. There is an article ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Wifi drops to 0 B/s

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed and if I connect to a network (with Wifi) first everything works great with good transferring rates. However after some time (few minutes, sometimes longer) the ...
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Ubuntu Intel wireless 3160 AC not working/slow/disconnecting/unstable

I had just bought a toshiba l50-b-1q0 with intel wireless 3160AC module. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 (I heard 14 natty is even worse) and tried different kernels: 3.12rc4, 3.11, 3.13.2, 3.17. But I ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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Ubuntu linking two wireless networks and sharing internet connexion

I must at first say that I'm a total noob regarding networking. I have two wifi adapters (wlan0 and wlan1). wlan0 is connected to a wireless router that is not connected to internet. wlan1 (a long ...
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Set wlan0 to Monitor Mode

When setting wlan0 to monitor mode with sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode Monitor I get the following error: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not ...
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RTL8190 wireless card unclaimed

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I'm having problems with my (RTL8190) card. I followed the steps listed here - Ubuntu Help: Troubleshooting Wireless. After using the command sudo lshw -C ...
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“No network devices available” Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to the Ubuntu community, so please, give a step-by-step answer if possible. Everything was fine, until my battery became critically low and my computer turned off. After charging and turning ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid network-manager causes kernel panic on Lenovo G505s [on hold]

I had Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my Lenovo G505s and I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 in February this year (to the beta release). A few weeks ago, I updated my installation with new packages. From that ...
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strange, random Wifi connection problems with 14.04

I frequently have problems to connect to my wifi from either my laptop and my desktop computer. Both machines run with Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes I am just not able to connect to the wifi and the only ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Trying to install Wireless Archer T4U Driver

Attempting to install the TP-Link Archer T4U Driver. Downloaded files from https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_T4U Have installed build-essentials. $ sudo make clean cd hal/OUTSRC/ ; rm -fr ...
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wireless button not working in linux

im running gnome ubuntu 14.10/windows 7 ultimate on a hp pavilion g6 1d98dx and it appears that my wireless button is somehow bound to something to do with the softblock (not the hardblock as it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 jumping between wifi access points

At a large college campus I've had spotty wifi access over the last two years. The output of dmesg -T contains numerous entries that look like this: wlan0: deauthenticating from MA:CA:DD:RE:SS by ...
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Urgent Help! ath9k how to disable 5GHz channel

I am looking for a way to disable the 5GHz in ath9k other than setting the country code. I have found that there is a patch files for the ath9k or actually the latest kernel 3.19 and 4.0 updated this ...
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How to connect a Handycam through WiFi or NFC to Ubuntu device to share content?

I have a Sony Handycam device with Built in Wifi and NFC. And I want to connect it to my computer without using the USB cable. And so I would like to use the default NFC or WiFi feature in my camera. ...
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Eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)

Is there any possibility to use eduroam on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition? If this is the case what is the proper way to install eduroam on this device?
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What is the difference between Pinging loopback address and pinging the system's IP address?

What I found was loopback tests whether the TCP/IP suite of our system is working properly or not and pinging our IP makes sure that NIC is working fine. This is okay but I wish to know its working ...
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can't get WiFi connected on new Lenovo w 14.04

Just bought a Lenovo laptop and can't get WiFi connected. It can see my network SSID, but any attempt to connect gives wlan0: authenticate with 90:ef... wlan0: send auth to 90:ef... wlan0: ...
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Could anyone help me get my NETGEAR WNA3100 (Broadcom BCM43231) wireless adapter to work?

I have just moved back to Ubuntu from Windows 7 and a few months ago, I bought a NETGEAR WNA3100 wireless adapter because my old adapter had broken. I plugged in my adapter and it doesn't seem to ...
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No wifi capabilities on Toshiba Satellite A665

I recently got a Satellite A665 from a buddy who was looking to get rid of his stuff. The first thing I did was try to put on Ubuntu 14.04 which went just fine as it has for me in the past. But I ...
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Poor Wi-Fi performance

here is the situation: Ubuntu 13.04, wireless adapter: intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan]. Wireless driver: iwl3945. The problem is that wireless performance is less than satisfactory. I can connect ...
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HP Compaq 6910p no wireless network [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu, im have instaled ubuntu in my hp hstnn-c31c - HP Compaq 6910p I canot put the wireless network to work, a driver problem i supose. I have tried lspci | grep -i net The result ...
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cannot increase txpower on ar9285

I try follow commands but nothing happened: ifconfig wlan0 down iw reg set BO ifconfig wlan0 up iwconfig wlan0 iwconfig wlan0 channel 8 iwconfig wlan0 txpower 17 With sudo and without sudo! But ...
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How to know if the router is internet access when connecting via wireless

In windows when you are connecting via wireless it's tell you if their is internet access or no. in ubuntu i already connect to router but i don't know if the router is connect to internet or not?! ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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forced to keep on reinstalling Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

I'm so feed up with Ubuntu 14.04. This is really annoying. After each computer shutdown and turning it ON my WiFi is not working and I am forced to reinstall drivers from this package: ...
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Starting Ubuntu after first installation

I have just installed Ubuntu on a laptop. I am trying to set up the WIFI but I am asked to supply a "root" password to get supervisor access. When downloading I set up a username and password. ...
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Wireless randomly disconnects from time to time

For some reason, my laptop's wireless connection randomly disconnects from time to time. It may suddenly disconnect when I'm editing a Google Docs file, when I'm cleaning my files or when I've walked ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS WNDA3100v2 adapter issues [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and require some help getting my wireless adapter working. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and getting an internet connection via tethering my phone, this is what I did: sudo ...
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All wifi is showing except 1 wifi in ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

All wifi is showing except 1 wifi in ubuntu 12.04. I try with reintallation of drivers also
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Wireless wont show up on Dell Latitude D620, I am New to LUBUNTU and never used Linux

I got a Dell Latitude D620 from work on condition it had to be DBAN DOD wiped prior to removal. It is a DuoCore 1.6GHz 1GB RAM machine which sounded like LUBUNTU would be good fit... All of it worked ...
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Wireless Not Connecting/Dropping Connection

I've searched around and nothing seems to be up to date. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Toshiba Satellite S50. My WiFi detects the network, but keeps asking for a password and ...
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Possible to let virtualbox guest OS to use some device directly?

My host OS is Ubuntu 14.04 running on Thinkpad T400, and my guest OS by virtualbox is Windows 8.1. Sometimes my Ubuntu disconnect itself from wireless or wired networks and disable the wireless (and ...
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Wifi stopped working after swapping hard drive

I had wifi working on my laptop with 14.04. I swapped out the hard drive and copied the existing drive image back onto a larger installed hard drive. For some reason, the wifi stopped working ...