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ath9k is a free open source driver for Atheros 802.11n and AHB wireless.

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Slow and choppy internet connection

I have recently upgraded by Kubuntu desktop to 22.04LTS version. Everything is working fine except my internet over any WiFi connection is performing awefully dodgy. It works but very inconsistently. ...
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USB device - 0cf3:9271 - Qualcomm Atheros Communications AR9271 802.11n drops wifi after some time of usage

TL;DR: After a week-long investigation, I think either the ath9k_htc firmware is broken, or a large proportion of the 0cf3:9271 devices is buggy. My next plan is to purchase or pick up a different ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N driver stopped working

Problem: I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N external wireless card (basically an Atheros AR9271). It was working fine with my machine until today evening, where a power failure occured. On restarting, it does ...
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'No WiFi Adapter Found" even with driver running

A few weeks ago, my wifi signal was bad. I've set a few options in /etc/modprobe.d/ath9k.conf and I've got a little improvement. Now my signal started again to drop randomly, and I've tried to install ...
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Can I upgrade ath9k driver to ath10k in Xubuntu 18.04?

I have a kernel version 4.15.0-76-generic in Xubuntu 18.04, WiFi card is Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Rev:1 and uses ath9k driver, can I upgrade this driver to ath10k with no problems? thanks, vladi
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WiFi Problem for Atheros Based Card in Toshiba

My laptop is Toshiba C50-A628. The WIFI card in the laptop is Qualcomm Atheros ath9k. I am unable to turn on and see wifi networks through the laptop.
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Atheros Wifi issue on Ubuntu 18.04 with AR9271 chip

Okay I've been troubleshooting this for a couple of hours and I'm not really sure where I'm at but here's the situation and what I've figured out: I have desktop that I use ethernet with. But in ...
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Driver Installation for WiFi adapter "Feb Smart Wireless Dual Band N600"

I am having trouble installing the correct drivers for the "Feb Smart Wireless Dual Band N600." The card worked instantly on Windows 10, but seems it can't find a driver on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The ...
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Wifi Won't Connect, Tried Everything - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS TP-Link WN722N

I have an ubuntu 16.04 with a TP-Link WN722N AR9271 chipset. It was all working perfectly for months, and then it started to drop out occasionally. Once I started to try and fix the problem and a few ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 slow Wi-Fi connection while using Bluetooth headphones

I recently changed from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04. I'm now facing a strange problem that I dont know how to deal with. Downloading works perfectly until I start listening to some song on Spotify ...
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wireless ath9k suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 16.04

Following is the result of wireless-info script: ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 31 May 2018 12:21 IST +0530 Booted last: 31 May 2018 00:00 IST +0530 Script from: 10 Jan ...
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17.10 WiFi connects to phone hotspot, but does not connect to home network

I’m working on getting an Ubuntu dual boot up and running on my desktop with windows. I have two separate SSDs, with Ubuntu 17.10 on an nvme drive and Windows 10 on a sata, so all that kind of stuff ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, WiFi not working (Qualcomm Atheros 9565)

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in my HP 245 G2 laptop, and everything works fine but the WiFi. I have a Qualcomm Atheros 9565 WiFi card and Xubuntu tells me that WiFi is disabled. I had the same problem ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Qualcomm AR9287 failed to initialize device [closed]

Basically, computer recognizes the card, but nothing wireless related seems to work. It doesn't show up in Network. I also tried this card in my windows box where it works perfectly. Output of dmesg ...
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Can we increase Ubuntu's WiFi performance?

My modem is kept few meters away from where I regularly use my laptop. When I do work in Ubuntu the WiFi gets disconnected frequently; I've to spend a lot of time reconnecting. But using the same ...
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Airties 2315 Wireless USB adapter

I am new to Linux. I have Ubuntu MATE. 16.04 64 bit installed on my computer but I can't get my Airties 2315 usb wireless internet card to work. This is a known problem on the Turkish Linux Mint ...
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Wifi keeps reconnecting

My wifi keep getting reconnected every 1-20 minutes, I tried every solution I've found online. I tried adding "options ath9k nohwcrypt=1" to /etc/modprobe.d/ath9k.conf and It didn't worked. I tried ...
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I cannot run facebook videos after messing about with terminal trying to speed it up

The following is what I entered in command line lshw -c network sudo su echo "option ath9k nohwcrypt=1" >>1etc/modprohobe.d/ath9k.conf
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Wifi hard blocked in Acer ES1-521 laptop

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my Acer ES1-521 laptop. WiFi worked right after the installation, but now i see Wireless adapter is hard blocked. Machine has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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QCA9565 can see APs but cannot connect to

New to this forum. Thank you! Now I'm struggle to use my QCA9565 wifi card with my dualboot laptop. This is Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen3 (i7 5600u). In Windows10 side,no problems occur. But in ubuntu side,...
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Wifi is not working after update in Ubuntu 14.04

Wifi interface is showing but it just won't connect. Here is the information related to wireless of my computer ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 30 Jul 2016 10:07 IST +0530 ...
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WiFi is unstable on Dell Inspirion 42100

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along side on my Windows 8.1 Dell. I then upgraded to Windows 10. At first it worked great but now Ubuntu can only connect to WiFi after running Windows for about 15-30 ...
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Wifi problem with one particular SSID

I have a Wifi problem with only one SSID. My internet works with any SSID except one. I used wireless-info script to generate reports: Connection okay Connection not okay How can I fix the ...
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Difficulty in connecting to wifi on my Ubuntu 14.04. HP-pavalion g6

I am not able to connect to wireless network on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I reinstalled the OS but still getting the same problem. I went through certain post and ran wireless-info.txt on my machine ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Atheros AR922X [168c:0029] Wifi PCI memory region reserve error

I've been struggling with this for a while. Can't make my PCI Wifi card work on a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm attaching the wireless-info.txt by the 'wireless-info' script. Please note the first ...
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Wifi suddenly stopped working after Asus laptop went to sleep mode (Ubuntu 14.04) (Atheros AR9485 ath9k 168c:0032)

I have set up my brand new Asus laptop (F555L) with Ubuntu 14.04 (as the only OS installed) about two weeks ago. Wifi worked just fine right from the start. Two days ago it suddenly stopped working ...
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Hostap: wlan0 authentication timed out

I have made a PC an Access Point using the following link: https://seravo.fi/2014/create-wireless-access-point-hostapd But whenever I connect to the AP my kernel prints the following error: wlan0: ...
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Atheros AR9485 behaviour is broken after update to 15.10

So, I updated to 15.10 from 14.10 and now I have to deal with major WiFi shenanigans. It is not blocked. It sees all the networks clearly. I can see it in nmcli and iwconfig. So, if I try to connect ...
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Can't install ath9k WiFi drivers

When I try to make, I get the following errors:
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Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel

Bluetooth not working with Atheros AR9462 chip on Utopic / 3.16 kernel I need assistance from the community, please. I seem to have stumbled upon a big issue with support for bluetooth on these ...
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No Internet, but Wifi connection after Update to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) from 13.10

I updated recently to 14.04 from 13.10, everything seemed to work fine, but after the second reboot the system connects to the network, but no internet is working. I tried already plenty of solutions ...
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Installing 403-ath_regd_optional.patch

I'm new to patching and I need to install this patch https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/package/kernel/mac80211/patches/rev=39442 This is supposed to patch backports-3.15.1-1 package As you can see ...
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How do I connect to multiple wifi networks?

How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time with only 1 WiFi-adapter? I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu-PC simultaneously: The first with internet ...
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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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can't manage to get the ath9k driver working on laptop (wifi adapter atheros AR9285, ubuntu 12.04)

im trying to get aircrack working i get this when using the airmon-ng start wlan0 command. root@ubuntu:/home/bryan# airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, ...
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ath9k 802.11n 300Mbps at low speed

I'm testing my new home 802.11n network. router - slax 7, kernel 3.8.2, AR9382 mini pci-e (sparklan WPEA-121N) wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"xyz" Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.412 GHz Cell:...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.10 in ASUS U32U Laptop

i'd installed ubuntu 12.04 but i could have the wireless adapter working during the install assistant, but when i started the first time appears the message wireless adapter connection closed. So i've ...
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Wireless in 13.10 and similar doesn't work

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10, I tried to connect wireless but It didn't detect any network. This is what happens when I check my wireless: :~$ rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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How do I get the ath9k driver of backports-3.12-8 installed on Xubuntu 13.10?

I downloaded the 3.12-8 kernel files linux-headers-all.deb, linux-headers-generic_i368.deb; linux-image-generic_i386.deb from kernel.org and installed them via: dpkg -i *.deb Now I'm trying to ...
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Can't connect to Wireless 13.10

I am having problems with my wireless connection using ath9k, I cannot connect to any wireless network. I can connect to the wireless network fine on windows 8.1 but when using ubuntu gnome I have no ...
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Cannot access internet until visited once in an IP with browser, DNS-problem?

Just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. Wireless HW: lspci -k 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Can't install wifi driver in 12.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3521 with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter inside. After an update the WiFi broke and I cannot seem to fix it. I tried to follow the steps from ...
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Error backports install ath9k using 12.04 LTS

make clean make Below Error after make install command (kernel ver. 3.8.0.33-generic) Let me know what the problem. root@msis1:/home/msis_park/Downloads/backports-3.12-1# make install Building ...
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wifi connected, but no internet access after update, i've tried it all

After an update on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've lost internet access although I can see the WiFi connection. I've tried all the solutions I could find on Google and on this forum, but nothing worked. I know ...
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Spotty wireless on Acer C7 with 13.04

My Acer came with the Atheros AR9462 and it's giving me problems. The ath9k nohwcrypt solution seems like it helped a little bit--but only delayed the inevitable dropping networks every few minutes, ...
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Unable to connect to wireless on 13.04

Network manager can see my home network and says strength is ok or even good, but won't connect. Sometimes it asks for my password repeatedly but usually it just tries to connect for a bit and then ...
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Atheros AR9462 WiFI very unstable & package loss

I'm having severe issues w/ package-loss and a generally bad connection w/in a WiFi-network at my uni. I'm usually encountering a package loss of ~50% and aborting connections which makes working w/ ...
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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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Serious problem with WIFI device and driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: [Solved]Wireless cycling between connected and disconnected I am running a laptop powered by Acer Model: Acer Aspire 4250 Processor: E450 APU Ram: 2GB Wireless : Atheros ...
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How to resolve wireless disconnect problem in Atheros ath9k

I have a non stopped problem in my Acer Aspire 5733 model using Atheros ath9k driver. WiFi is working when router is in nearby location, there is nothing updates by Acer for Linux. I also using rfkill ...
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