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awarded  Great Answer
May
26
accepted Is it possible to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct, 2.0 in I already signed 1.1?
May
25
comment Why is almost everything that I am typing underlined?
What program is this in? What language is the program set to spellcheck in? What spellings does it suggest?
May
25
revised What does “sudo apt-get update” do?
added 7 characters in body
May
19
comment Downgrade Java 1.7 to Java 1.5
One of Oracle's primary goals in moving forward was complete backward-compatibility, so I'd assume that if 1.7 doesn't work but 1.5 does, then there is a deeper problem.
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
It is working stably now. Bitrate is forced to 18M auto, twpower 17, retry long and retry short are both 31 (as opposed to 21). Thanks!
May
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accepted Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Long and short retries seem to help greatly, I'll see how stable it is and report back. Can you tell me what the number 21 means? Is it just the number of retries?
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
How would this be related? I can't send any 802.11 frames, at a lower level than IP addressing.
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
USB 2.0, being a Toshiba Satellite L755
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Windows: Virtually endlessly (as in, hours of un-interrupted communication) vs a few seconds on Ubuntu. Reconnect gives a few more seconds. I'll try the clean disconnect later tomorrow as it is fairly late in my timezone
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
I've tried values as low as 64 (powers of 2), to no avail.
May
3
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
No, unfortunately the issue remains (the disconnect happens equally quickly). Can't let the bounty go to waste, though, so I'll award it if no other answers come in that work
May
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
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comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Yes, that is the same hardware.
Apr
29
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Thanks, I'll try as much of it as I can (It is illegal to transmit above 20dBi in the US without licenses that I do not have)
Apr
29
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Alfa AWUS036H, which is a USB card fairly commonly used with Linux.
Apr
28
comment Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds
Can you explain what fixes, if any, exist in the newest version over rtl8187 in trusty repos? Edit: That package doesn't build for me.
Apr
27
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
27
awarded  Nice Answer