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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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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(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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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.10 - Lenovo E420 - Wireless is not working

Earlier till ubuntu 14.04 the wireless was working for lenovo thinkpad E420, in ubuntu 14.10 it stopped working. Earlier for ubuntu 12.10 Modified /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and put an entry near ...
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How do I force nmcli to reconnect to different uuid?

I have a bash script that checks my network environment and mounts shares accordingly. If I'm at work and have a hard-wire connection to the LAN, then I'd like to activate a hotspot connection for ...
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no wireless connection on ubuntu 14.04 of my ASUS laptop TP500LA-CJ059H with Wireless: 802.11b/g/n

Here are the information about wireless on my laptop. Thanks in advance. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 21 Oct 2014 15:20 WST +0800 Booted last: 21 Oct 2014 15:01 WST +0800 ...
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Wireless hotspot problem

My Ubuntu laptop connects the Internet though data card. When i try to use it in my mobile by turning on wireless hotspot in laptop i couldn't find any networks in my search result in the phone. I had ...
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WiFi does not work

Just installed ubuntu and my wifi does not work. I ran the script you have and this is the output I got. I have no idea what I should do now.. I know I have atheros AR2413/AR2414. I think I have ...
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How to trick android and ios devices into thinking they are connected to the internet

I have an ubuntu machine setup as an access point, but it is not connected to the internet. I simply want to transfer data between it and smart phones. The problem is, all devices seem to want to ...
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WIFI keeps disconnecting in 14.04

I am brand spanking new to Ubuntu and finally got it up and running. Now, it just keeps randomly disconnecting and will reconnect after some number of tries. It seems to stay connected if I keep on ...
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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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How can i prevent the wifi to auto disconnects when idle

After few minutes when my laptop is idle it's automatically locks the screen and disconnects from the wireless network and then reconnects when I unlock the screen. Is it possible to change this ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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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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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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Problem with wifi : Connection lost on closing laptop's lid

I am having a weird problem with my laptop wifi, it does not have any problems when I'm working on it also if I leave the laptop lid open it does not have any problems or when the screen turns off ...
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Wifi seems network but stops at requesting Wifi address

I just installed Lubuntu on my Packard Bell Easynote R3500. Network by cable works like a charm but Wifi does not. Wifi sees the networks but when connecting to it it keeps hanging at 'Requesting a ...
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Wireless Dropping Out Using Intel 7260AC Card (Deauthenticated - Reason 7)

I have recently bought a new laptop and it has an Intel 7260AC wireless card in it. I am getting regular wireless dropouts occurring at no specific interval. AFAIK this only occurs at my house. ...
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Wifi switch takes wlan0 down, but doesn't bring it back up. Found a possible cause and solution just need to know how to apply it

I've got an old acre extensa laptop with a wifi button which takes the wifi down ok. When pressing it again to enable it I get the following log: Jun 12 12:11:58 digit-laptop wpa_supplicant[14223]: ...
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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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Wireless Adapter Disconnects after Suspend on 14.04

After suspending and resuming my machine, my wireless networking fails to reconnect. Running nmcli nm shows the following: Before: RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI ...
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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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Can't detect or enable the wifi in ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time to using ubuntu. I am unable to access the wifi, even if I enable it. I can access internet from the wired connection. This is my laptop detail: Output of nmcli nm: RUNNING ...
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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 ...