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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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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(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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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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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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Wifi not working on Ubuntu and WIndows 8 Dual Boot

Hey guys i recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop HP Pavilion G6. The dual boot works perfectly but wifi doesnt connect in Ubuntu. It connects on Windows 8 perfectly. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Network problems (wireless and DNS)

I have seen a very similar problem on post: Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install but with no clear answer and my problem is related to Ubuntu 14.04, another particularity is that this problem started ...
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Can't use Wireless Network in Virtualbox?

I'm trying to enable Wireless on VirtualBox in my Ubuntu 14.04 in a Kali Linux, but this OS not show the wi-fi for I connect. And after I on my OS do not show the wi-fi I already tried to ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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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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WiFi switch not working on HP pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the wifi switch doesn't work. pressing it doesn't do anything at all. any help regarding this? this is what I get from rfkill list ...
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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 ...