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

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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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Wireless with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Samsung Series 5 530U3C-A0J and while Ethernet works, I am having trouble with wireless LAN. It manages to establish a connection to my router without any problems, but ...
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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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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 can I enable and keep wifi without restart networking service in ubuntu server?

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 server, and I've been able to connect to my wi-fi network during the installation process. However, since I boot it, two messages appear (both "Waiting for network ...
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Gigabyte z68ap-d3 and ubuntu

Basically, I've been trying to install ubuntu to dual boot alongside windows 7. However, I've had strange outcomes. I first tried to install ubuntu 13.04. After problems with it, I tried ubuntu ...
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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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Wireless Disconnected after Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 at approximately 5 - 10 meters

Since I used Ubuntu version 12.10, I connect Wi-Fi & internet running normally at a distance of approximately 5-10 meters of range of the router or parallel to the floor of the room. After I ...
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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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Trying to install realtek drivers for ASUS USB-N13, encountering “Compile make driver error: 2”

I'm trying to put an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter in my desktop running Ubuntu 12.04. The details of my problem are identical to the one described in this question: Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless ...
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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 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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How can I recover from a failed cloud server instalation?

I have run into a situation. I recently tried in install Ubuntu Server for Cloud (Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit version) on an old desktop pc. I made the startup disk, and everything was going ...
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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: No WiFi After Update on Dell XPS L502x w/ Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

It had been months since I had booted my Ubuntu partition so I fired it up yesterday evening and immediately ran a "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade". The update apparently finished ...
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ubuntu 12.04 and higher can't connect to Lumia 800 wifi tethering

this is my first post so don't hate please because I googled for hours about the anser to my question, but can not find. I have a Nokia Lumia 800 phone with Windows Phone 7.8 OS I installed Ubuntu ...
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Wifi dead slow with WPA2 enterprise 12.04

I am using Wifi with WPA2 enterprise protocol. Wifi is dead slow and sometimes I get 'Connection Lost' error. My university has no support for Linux and advised me to write my own wifi driver. Any ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Wifi Keeps on Cutting off

Ubuntu keeps on cutting off and whenever it does it asks for the password and it doesn't accept it. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvA Wireless LAN ...
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Wireless networking on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

My machine is dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. A new laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 made me reconfigure my modem. Now I have internet connectivity on Windows and the laptop, but not on Ubuntu. After ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps disconnecting from my router

My system keeps disconnecting from the network and then I have to turn wireless of and back on to make it connect again, this happesns quite often altough not at a regular interval. I am using Ralink ...
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non-PAE installer hangs after a brief flash 'Installing Release Files…' ; how do I get past this?

I have run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10 and Lubuntu 12.04 (non-PAE) Minimal Installers off a CD and after selecting keyboard layout, connecting to a wireless network and choosing the GB Ubuntu ...
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Easiest way to get Surface Pro built-in WiFi working?

Is there a .deb that I can download from another computer and transfer over USB to get Surface Pro WiFi working? I'd rather not tinker with modprobe, and I don't have a USB Internet adapter.