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

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problem Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt drm_kms_helper:

I'm having a problem with my Dell Inspiron 1564, I am getting this error: problem Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt drm_kms_helper:: panic occurred, switching back to text ...
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NetworkManager run script before connection based on SSID

Is it possible to have NetworkManager run a script before it connects to a wifi network and pass the SSID of the network to the script (or just execute a script based on SSID)? I'm switching back from ...
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. 'iwconfig wlan1' shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is ...
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Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security

I just started using Linux and as such do not have a proper knowledge of how to use the command line and all of those sorts of things, so please try to bear with me :). I have been able to connect to ...
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Fresh install of 14.04 - now unable to connect to Unifi Access point (others work)

After installing 14.04 is can no longer connect to my Unifi Access Point (worked in 13.10 and works from windows on dual-boot machine). After a long pause, simply asks for password again. Syslog ...
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Turning off Bluetooth also turns off Wi-Fi on HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on a dual boot HP Pavilion dm4-1150ea. If I disable Bluetooth then Wi-Fi is also disabled. I have looked at these similar reported issues: ...
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Installing Fritz Wireless USB Adapter

How do I install a Fritz USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu so I can access the internet? I have the software required, but I am not sure what to do next. Ubuntu version 13.04. Output of lsusb: ...
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Wireless Problems After Resume

[Edit 3: Before you read all of this, I don't think this is a software issue anymore, so I'm not sure if there's a real solution that can be offered. I saw this video and read some of the comments. It ...
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wifi usb dongle detected but no wlan interface

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. When I insert my philips PTA01 usb wifi dongle, in dmesg i can see: [ 1181.535290] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci_hcd [ 1181.684074] usb 2-3: New USB ...
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Downloads kill WiFi

Just installed 12.10 fresh. Using a run-of-the-mill Netgear N router, and a Netgear WN111v2 USB dongle. THE PROBLEM: I attempt to install anything using update manager, software center, or via ...
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Problem with connecting to some of wireless networks in ubuntu 12.10

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my lenovo ideapad Y570, and i have a big problem with connecting to some of the wireless networks. So, the one at my home is working just fine, as well as my ...
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Authentication problem-I can't enable my wireless driver

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 after trying it on a usb stick which worked fairly well. But currently I am not able to install anything because every time I want to do something I'm prompted to ...
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Ubuntu on MacbookPro: how to get a support for 802.11a/n (5GHz) with chip broadcom 4331?

I have been having problems with N mode. When I execute iwconfig get wlan0 IEEE 802.11b/g and when I boot in Mac os my wireless card info is : Firmware Version: Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 ...
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Keyboard not Working Correctly under Ubuntu 12.10

I recently upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04, I have a wireless Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse (both ise the same dongle) my mouse works but the keyboard doesn't (it types random things) but my wired ...
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How do I share a connection from an iPhone to Ubuntu?

I would like to share my 3g connection from my iPhone with my computer. I made it worked using usb on ubuntu 12.04 but since I updated to 12.10 (my bad) now it says : "device not managed". I tried a ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth device remains undetected (BCM2046, WIDCOMM )

lspci output : Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01) lsusb output : Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) rfkill list ...
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Wifi gets automatically disabled in Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic

I am using a HP dv2000 series laptop. I have a broadcom 802.11g wireless apapter installed on the machine. While surfing the internet in Ubuntu 12.04, sometimes the Wifi gets disabled automatically. ...
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Wireless driver only works after plugging the cable in with a BCM4313

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 this week. I've had a couple of problems with my wireless card. After following some posts here on askubuntu I got it to work on a peculiar way: When I start my laptop ...
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How do I install an Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my old computer (a Dell) after XP began to run very slow, and am now trying to install a Edimax EW-7811Un 150 Mbps Wireless 11n Nano Size USB Adapter to connect to ...
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(32) Ad-Hoc mode is not supported by this device. - 13.10 on i5 NUC

Not sure if this is an Ubuntu issue or intel issue. Any insights will be appreciated. I have an intel NUC (D54250WYK) w/ intel 7260 wireless adapter and Ubuntu 13.10. I can connect to my local ...
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Problems with Wireless since upgrade to 14.04

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L750, which has a Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter in it. When I was running 13.10 it all worked perfectly fine, but ever since I upgraded to 14.04 - ...
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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Command line failing with https

I'm a bit new when it comes to networking. As a disclaimer, I installed Chrubuntu. The OS was able to connect fine, but it had an unrelated error and required an install and upgrade from 13.10 to ...
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Please help me install wifi driver

I am having trouble understanding how to install Asus wifi driver. Here are the instructions. I have gotten the first 3 parts done correctly I believe. Part 4 confuses me. I open the ...
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Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 2012 macbook pro 13.3 (unibody)

Yesterday, I finally was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mid-2012 macbook pro 13.3in (NON-retina). I'm very new to this and I'm not sure how to get the wireless driver. I've already gone through a ...
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Wireless card not detected… sometimes

I am usiong Ubuntu 14.04 amd64. Today, I started having problems with my wireless card (manufactured by TP-Link, I don't remember the exact model). The system didn't detect it (it wasn't displayed ...
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Sharing internet connection with tablet over a proxy-server

I have a proxy-server at home and set up my ubuntu accordingly. All works fine. My setup is that you can only gain internet access over that proxy. Now I have setup a raspberry pi with an edimax ...
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Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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kubuntu 14.04 - wireless connects but cannot ping or navigate

I just installed kubuntu 14.04. Wi-fi scans correctly the networks, connects correctly via WPA to the wifi network, but can't ping 8.8.8.8 or navigate. Any hints? Here follows a report: ########## ...
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WiFi connection problem on HP Pavilion dv8

I have an HP Pavilion dv8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace Windows XP Home Edition and did an update to 12.04.1. The connection to my Belkin router was fine during installation and did not ...
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Ap-hotspot fail

I've been trying to create an AP wireless network from a usb wifi transmitter. I have been using ap-hotspot to do so. It has got no further than this message on debug mode: Adding system startup for ...
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12.04 INFO message on black screen during boot, wifi works fine

During boot the purple screen vanishes, replaced by a black screen with one line of text [] INFO@wl_cfg80211_attach Registered CFG80211 phy for a few seconds then returns to normal. Boot works ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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Constantly prompted to enter wifi password with a Broadcom BCM4323

Our last router worked just fine, I stayed connected to it wirelessly flawlessly (using Ubuntu 12.04 and Ndiswrapper). I installed our new router and now I can't connect to it at all. All 4 mobile ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 13.10 wifi problems

My dual boot W7 & Ubuntu 13.10 system with ASUS PCE-N15 wireless card (on channel 1) will connect to Verizon Mifi 2200 while in W7 but not in Ubuntu. Software requests password but after entering ...
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...
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please tell me correct way to use usb_modeswitch in ubuntu saucy

I have one mobile router "hw0-2e". (https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/data/hw02e/index.html )(japanese only) I want to use this by usb connection as my pc is desktop and no wifi. I know this one ...
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Ralink USB Wifi completely Locks up System

Using Ubuntu 12.04 After about 5 to 10 minutes of transferring files over rsync, my computer locks up completely. It happens everytime. The syslog repeats the error below dozens of times. kernel: ...
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Hostapd serves all webpages to Windows 7 client, not so XP or Android

I have installed hostapd and dnsmasq in a laptop running Linux Mint 15, as a wireless relay: Incoming from remote wifi router is through wlan0, pcmcia wifi card serving client machines is wlan1. This ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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Wifi Drops out after short duration. can not find answer already here. Ubuntu 13.10 on HP Compaq CQ58

do you know the firmware i have to install or something for this new model laptop? carlos@Carlos-Compaq-CQ58:~$ sudo lspci -nnk | grep net -A2 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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Android Tablet as second display

I have faced with issue. My use-case: I have - PC with ubuntu and android tablet, I need - The android tablet as second monitor, but connected by wi-fi. I was trying to do next: sudo apt-get ...
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Randomly losing connection but still in LAN

At work I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Throughout the day I randomly lose connection to the internet, but I am still in the WLAN. Like, when I try to connect to google it will timeout and not ...
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What is hogging my connection?

At times it seems like dozens, if not hundreds of root-owned HTTP connections spring up. This is not much of a problem on LAN or WLAN as each of them seems to transfer very little, but if I use GPRS ...
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Is there a program like NetStumbler for Ubuntu (to display the channels of local wifi networks)?

NetStumbler is a program that show the local wifi networks and the channel they use. This is useful if one needs to choose a somewhat free channel for one's wifi connection. But this is in Windows. ...
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Ubuntu dosn't connect to WPA Personal, but does WPA Enterprise

I've used Linux a bit, but I'm still a bit new. I've always had this problem, I'm running Xubuntu, but the last distro that I had was also xfce and had this problem too. Basically, I can connect to ...
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Kernel fails to build Broadcomm dkms modules, how to fix it?

My computer is not recognising the wireless network. When I try to activate my drivers I get errors. I tried to solve by: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install ...
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Problem with bluetooth turning on in 12.04(Kernel 3.2.0-34 generic) on Dell insprion 1520

I've Dell inspiron 1520 Laptop and have installed 12.04 Ubuntu in it, I'm trying to turn on the bluetooth device on the system, In the notification bar it shows, bluetooth is turned on and under ...
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Cannot ping to my router even though wifi is working

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have been unable to ping to my default local gateway, much less connect to the internet since my installation. Below is my output to ifconfig: Output of ...
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Network Disabled Unbuntu 13.04

I recently installed the lastest version. Unable to get network connectivity using wifi. When I click on it, is says Network Disabled. I did a cd /etc and tried init.d/networking start and got: ...