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

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Ubuntu 15.10: share internet connection over WiFi

Having two WiFi interfaces I'd like to use one as a hotspot, but the simple instructions found here don't work, no new wireless network is detected by any device (neither Android nor Windows PC). Any ...
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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 wi-...
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Internet speed decreases suddenly on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Tata Photon Max Wifi to connect to internet. Since morning download speed is decreasing to 10-15 kbps. Normal speed I receive is usually more than 200 kbps. I have not changed any settings ...
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Can't see or connect to TP Link AC1750 Wireless Router

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2015 Macbook Pro. I am able to see and connect to other wifi networks via the network manager. I have set up a 5GHz network with security disabled on the AC1750 router. ...
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no wireless connection on Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a new partition and even though I can connect wired, wireless connection is not working. I works perfectly on Xubuntu 14.04 on another partition, but on the new ...
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Ubuntu wifi usually not working on boot, needs kernel module restart

After installing Ubuntu on my netbook, an F205TA, wifi seems to be not working correctly. Usually wifi is not working after boot, but starts working after one or more tries of: sudo modprobe -r ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 - “the system network services are not compatible with this version”

Fairly new to Ubuntu, know my way around, but novice user. Started my Laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 this morning, and no wireless or Eth. Look at Network Manager and this message: "the system network ...
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wifi frequently disconnects on ubuntu 16.04 and not working in 14.04

I have hp 15-ac110tx and dual booted ubuntu and win 10 in uefi mode with secure boot off. All the things are latest updated and upgraded. But wifi frequently disconnects. The output wget -N -t 5 -...
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Try to install driver of Wireless adapter RTL8188CE

I'm very new at linux at all and my first challenge is to make enable my wifi adapter RTL8188CE on Ubuntu 16.04 What I did: download driver from here extract the package, then command make install ...
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How do I get onbord WIFI to work on Ubuntu Server?

I have been trying to get Ubuntu Server to work with the built in WiFi on the motherboard with no luck. I was trying to troubleshoot it with some forum posts and edited the interfaces file. See ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter + Ubuntu 16.04 woes

NEWS: Added update 1 Added update 2 I am trying to build a new machine using the Gigabyte GA-970 G1 Gaming motherboard, together with a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 N900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express ...
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Why Google ping (DNS server 8.8.8.8) in windows is faster than ubuntu 16.04 and Other Linux distribution?

I've read all the solutions regarding to similar problems existing in all the community and I've performed these options but none of theme work! I've checked the google ping both in linux and windows ...
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ubuntu 16.04 - Wireless keeps getting dropped after about 2 hours

I have recently installed ubuntu 16 over my 14 install. Now every 2 - 3 hours the connection to the Router gets dropped. And it won't reconnect automatically, it tries too but doesn't. Also, at the ...
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WiFi not working after restart in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Had a few issues with phpmyadmin and MySQL-Server that I rectified. But whenever I restart the system, I lose internet connection. ...
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Wifi stops working every 1-2 hours

My wifi will work fine for a while, but every 2 hours or so my connections drops. The wifi icon in the taskbar states that I am connected to the network, but I can't access the internet. Rebooting ...
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How can I begin to track down this Wi-Fi problem?

This is not your run-of-the-mill "what's wrong with my Wi-Fi" question, I'll guarantee you that... I inherited a Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 and have been trying to get Windows 10 off of it and ...
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Wifi keeps dropping on MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 15.10

For some reason the wifi drops periodically every 15 or so minutes. I have the Broadcom BCM4360 and using the driver installed from bcmwl-kernel source.
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Wi-Fi disconnects

i just updated ubuntu at 15.10 and since then i'm having problem with wi-fi. It is working, but it became kind of unreliable. One moment it's working perfectly but sometimes it's still loading and all ...
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BCM43142 stops working randomly after upgrading to 15.10

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 5520, the wireless network is BCM43142 which doesn't work properly after upgrading to 15.10. It works for a while and stop working without any error or notification, after ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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Multiple problems after connecting and disconnecting to external display via HDMI

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS A53S laptop. I connected to a tv via HDMI and everything worked fine. Then I disconnected the HDMI cable and shut off the computer. When I restarted the computer, I ...
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RTL8812AE cannot connect to 5ghz networks

I recently purchased a PEX867WAC22 PCI-E wifi card from StarTech (RTL8812AE), and have not been able to connect to any 5 ghz network due to authentication timing out. The driver it comes with is only ...
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Logitech k400r wireless keyboard trackpad settings for Ubuntu 14.04

I brought a Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400r and plugged it to my laptop, OS is Ubuntu 14.04. It worked just out of the box. However the problem I noticed that its trackpad is very slow and I ...
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WiFi keeps dissappearing

I have an HP Pavilion dv4-4065la. I've been using ubuntu 14.04 since last year (before I was using Windows...so yeah, I know nothing about linux) and nothing bad happened before, but some days ago the ...
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Ubuntu / Lenovo yoga Wifi issues

I recently installed Ubuntu: 14.10, Kernel: 3.16.0-31-generic. I have some network problems. My Laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 13. I had some issues getting the network adapter to work, but it works now - ...
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Wifi connects but internet not working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have tried other solutions posted on this forum but nothing seems to work. Right now I am wired to the Internet. Please help. Edit: i) Command: lsb_release -a Output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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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 thing?...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Bonding 2 WIFI cards

I'm trying to bond 2 WIFI cards in Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed ifenslave-2.6, then changed /etc/network/interfaces and added a /etc/wpa_supplicant0.conf and /etc/wpa_supplicant1.conf file as below. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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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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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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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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iwlwifi on lenovo z570 disabled by hardware switch

It was working fine with windows 7. The hardware switch is not disabled. I've toggled it back and forth dozens of times. The wifi light never turns on and it always lists as hardware disabled. I have ...
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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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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, client1....
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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: don@don-...
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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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Prevent automatic updates on certain WiFi networks

I have a 200 MB / month plan on my cell phone and automatic updates on my Ubuntu machine. That works just fine, unless I tether them together. A couple days ago, something, I presume automatic updates,...
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How can i get my USB wifi to work after a reboot?

I have a desktop PC with Win 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 and default GRUB, also, i have a wifi USB adapter plugged which automatically connect to my personal wifi. My problem is this: when i boot into Win 7 ...
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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 5.100.198.104....
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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 ...