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WiFi regularly disconnects on new install of Ubuntu Budgie 22.04 (Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter) [duplicate]

I am having an issue on a completely new install of Ubuntu budgie 22.04, wifi regularly and seemingly randomly disconnects or drops significantly in speed. The behaviour is weird though as it seems to ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Wi-Fi Frequent Disconnection

I have a fairly old dell laptop. It used to work fine till 20.04 LTS. After moving 22.04, I started to experience problems with Wi-Fi connection. Sometimes no network, slow speed, if I disconnect and ...
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No Wifi after upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04

I will preface this by saying I am not technically savey... I updated last night from 20.04 to 22.04 and now my wifi is not working. It doesn't show a wifi icon in the top right, or in the settings. ...
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Cannot make ALFA AWUS036NHA network adapter active (Ubuntu 20.04LTS)

I've been having a look around to find how to make my ALFA AWUS036NHA network adapter my laptop's network interface but I haven't had much luck. I've tried installing the drivers, and I'm not sure if ...
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Atheros bluetooth receiver drops out periodically, Dell Inspiron 15

I have a fairly old Dell Inspiron that I'm using temporarily, running Ubuntu 21.10. Every once in a while, maybe once every couple of hours, the Bluetooth software in the laptop fails. By that, I mean ...
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WIFI Is seen but does not connect after install of Ubuntu 20.04

I just did a clean install of Ubuntu on a new hard drive on my Acer Aspire 15 and it sees all the wifi hot spots around but after selecting mine it gives an error: Connection failed, activation of ...
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my TP-LINK PCIe WIFI card doesn't show my network

So I am currently running UBUNTU 21.10 on my HTPC that has TP-LINK TL-WN781ND PCIe WIFI card (with a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 chipset, so the V2 version as newer ones use a Realtek one IIRC) It gets ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless slow speed

I was trying to search for and figure out on how could I update my wireless drivers, also, to understand why I get low speeds. I reinstalled my Lenovo machine from W10 to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I get ~...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR 9287 DISABLED

I am new to Linux. I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Acer Aspire 4752. Ethernet is working BUT when I want to turn on WiFi Linux says ”No WiFi Adapter Found”. Turn on WiFi Button does not work either. ...
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Another , Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 ethernet controller post

Ubuntu 21.10 uname -r 5.13.0-21-generic tail -f /var/log/syslog alx 0000:04:00.0 enp4s0: NIC Up: 1 Gbps Full alx 0000:04:00.0 enp4s0: fatal interrupt 0x200, resetting .. alx 0000:04:00.0 enp4s0: NIC ...
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Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) support monitor mode and packet injection

Im trying to gather WiFi PMKID hashes, a wireless network interface that has monitor mode capabilities is required. My network controller is Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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I can't install Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Driver (Lenvo g510)

I've just switched from windows to linux so i have no experience. I can't use Wifi on linux.. After some research i found this: Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s) I have the same ...
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rfkill unable to remove soft block

rfkill lists my Bluetooth as soft-blocked: root@zeljava:~# rfkill --output-all ID TYPE DEVICE TYPE-DESC SOFT HARD 3 wlan phy1 Wireless LAN unblocked unblocked 4 bluetooth ...
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Qualcomm Atheros Killer E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller Intermittent Ethernet Connection

I recently installed Linux on a spare desktop PC and am having an issue with its Ethernet Controller: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller [1969:e091] (rev 13) Kernel: 5.4.0-86-...
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Run my Wifi Atheros AR6004 (ath6kl) wifi dell 1537 ac Noob need help

Please give me a step by step method. After a long search I found https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath6kl It looks fine and I tried what it says but am stuck on this part. The driver ...
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TP-Link USB wireless adapter keep losing data every several minutes without disconnecting?

I have a weird problem when I use my USB wireless adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N V1.9 with atherosAR9271 after a random time it's suddenly losing data without even disconnecting is there any possible ...
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Slow Painful WiFi speed Ubuntu

I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04.5 with Windows 10 Pro 21h1. In windows and all other devices I'm getting 50 Mbps but when I use Ubuntu 18.04.5 I get 1Mbps max. In WiFi settings it displays link speed as ...
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Network manager won't restart

I was browsing the web using Chrome when suddenly twitter gave up on me. Next I see no websites would return any response. But didn't look like a server/DNS issue. I tried to turn off my wifi so that ...
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Experiencing slow internet speed on my Ubuntu 18.04

I have dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10 in my laptop with mobile hotspot internet connection. I am experiencing slow internet speed on both Ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10 as well. Likewise, if on ...
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What do i need to do to have wifi with a E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller on Ubuntu 20.04

This is my first post. Yes i checked all other posts on Askubuntu with similar problem but nothing seemed to work for 2021. Answers are outdated and links dont work. I want my network card on my ...
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Wireless connectivity issue Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 on Ubuntu 20.04 no driver support

I have wireless connectivity issues. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth both disconnects randomly and throttling connection. Tried most of the askubuntu thread, But it still continues, and then I found this thread Wifi ...
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atheros ar9271 discovers less devices that internal laptop card

Does anybody know why does my external network card find less networks around me that my internal laptop card? My internal card found around 15 different networks in my area, but when I switch to my ...
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Why is Dell XPS 15 9500 wifi card not recognized on Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute?

After reading many contributions about the support of the Killer wifi card of the Dell XPS 15 9500 with the 5.10/5.11 kernels, I decided to install Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute which provides the 5.11 kernel ...
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Why do i get awful network speeds on Ubuntu 20.04 when they were fine on Windows 10? Is it a driver issue?

I recently switched to Ubuntu 20.04 from Windows 10 on my Lenovo B50-45 with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 30). My Network speeds have always been normal on Windows ...
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WiFi adaptor no longer found for Dell XPS 15 9500 (QCA6390 PCI device)

My WiFi adaptor has disappeared! I have had this working via updating to a newer kernel version than was provided with 20.04 (am currently on 5.11.12) which I believe should support the bundled card - ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting all the time

I have a problem with WIFI not being stable, and disconnecting -> reconnecting, all the time (I have PC next to the router). It happens like every 10 seconds average (one time it happened twice in ...
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Unstable wifi on Ubuntu 20.04 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377

After restarting the laptop, the wi-fi remains at the level of 50-60 Mbps, but after a while it starts to fall to 10 Mbps, then it is in a constant interval from 3-30 Mbps (the reason for such ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 20.04 with Qualcomm wireless adapter enabled

Good afternoon, I have a Dell G3 3590 laptop with a Qualcomm/Atheros QCA9377 card that I wanted to do a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 on. I created a Live USB stick, and when I tried to boot from the ...
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Wifi disabled, adapter 'Unclaimed' (dual boot Ubuntu 20.04.2/Windows 10)

*Problem fixed, see my own answer below. I am asking for help regarding my Wifi adapter, which used to work fine until last restart. It's still working if I boot from a Live Ubuntu drive or on Windows....
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Shutdown/reboot freezes

this is my first time on this forum. I have a problem on my ubuntu installation, every time I restart or shut down my computer it freezes. Every time I get the error that I attach below, I have been ...
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Wifi Speed Very Slow Compared to Win10

I dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. The wifi speed on Ubuntu is severely lower than what it should be compared to Windows. I'm new to using Linux and am having trouble fixing this. I don't know ...
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ath9k module missing after update to kernel 5.8 (Ubuntu 20.04)

apt update has upgraded my ubuntu kernel to 5.8 after which my wireless no longer works. Turns out the ath9k module is missing. sudo modprobe ath9k modprobe: FATAL: Module ath9k not found in ...
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Sony Wifi Disabled (Hard Blocked)

My computer model is Sony SVE15137CXW. Wifi is disabled by hard block. I cannot disable airplane mode to turn on Wifi. airplane mode's screen photo I tried solutions which are in this link: https://...
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How to securely get a driver for my bluetooth?

This answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/1299960/613425 instructs me to do the following: sudo apt install git git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git sudo cp ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless not working on Dell with Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

I can't connect to my wifi on my Ubuntu partition. It says ' No Wifi Adapter is found' in the wifi tab. I have used rf kill unblock all(There are no soft/hard blocks) and other solutions offered by ...
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Wi-Fi significantly slower on Ubuntu 20.04.1 than on Windows 10

I noticed when downloading some files that my Wi-Fi speed is very slow on Ubuntu compared to Windows 10. Here are my results: What I'm paying for: Download: 150 Mb/s, Upload: 10Mb/s Ubuntu 20.04.1: ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 not detected

I am currently dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Suddenly the wifi adapter is not detected on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I tried to check for the adapter using rfkill and lspci but no ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 unstable connection with ping spikes

Recently I bought a laptop Acer E15 E5-553G-T4TJ and I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. This laptop is equipped with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 as wireless card and many times I face ping spikes and even ...
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Transparently bridge (not route) a wired connection to act as another wireless AP

My new, shiny, home NAS-computer, running Ubuntu 20.04, has a gigabit wired connection and an ath-9k chipset dual-band (2.5 / 5 GHz) wifi card. My current wireless AP only has a 2.5 GHz radio, and in ...
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Wifi keeps dropping every 5-10 second and automatically reconnect in ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 and previously there was no problem at all. But after some time my wifi keeps dropping every 5 to 10 second as a result cause packet loss as slow streaming. My ...
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wifi driver does not work in mi notebook 14 horizon edition with ubuntu 20.04lts

wifi driver does not work. Not able to ENABLE network. lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; rfkill list 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [168c:003e] (...
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Can't set Atheros AR9485 to master mode

I'm using an Atheros AR9485 wireless NIC on an old acer notebook. Here's the output of uname -a: Linux PC 4.15.0-101-generic #102~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 11 11:38:16 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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QCA9377 Drops Out and Can't Even Open WiFi Settings

I have a Dell Inspiron 3593 with a QCA9377 wifi card running Ubuntu 20.04. I'm well aware that this card causes problems on Ubuntu, but I have one that I don't think has been asked about before on ...
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Kernel modules missing after update to 5.4.0-37

I have a Dell XPS with Ubuntu 20.04 and kernel 5.4.0-33 smoothly running. I've updated the kernel as suggested by the normal update process, but after rebooting the kernel is missing some modules, ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 dropping wifi

I am having a lot of problems with Wifi (wired connection don't have any issues). The strange thing is that happens only on my Ubuntu 18.04.4 x86_64 4.15.0-101-generic computer (I also tried to ...
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Qualcomm Atheros 8151 ethernet seems broken with kernel 5.4 on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and it seems that the upgraded kernel has broken the ethernet. The previous kernel (5.3.0-53-generic) is still able to be booted from, and ...
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Slow WiFi (atheros QCA9377) speed on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After I upgrade from 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS my wifi speed droped with 90% from ~400Mb to ~40Mb/sec. Even with the live usb I have obtained the same results. I have checked if the ath10k driver is ...
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I have a problem when using ubuntu 20.04, my wifi driver is qualcomm atheros QCA9377

My wifi driver is Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377, my laptop is Acer Aspire-E5-475. My driver can't read the existing wifi connection. I think it's because it's blocked by the kernel. This is my wifi log ...
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ath10k_pci not working with Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless adapter remains UNCLAIMED

After installing Ubuntu 19.10 in my Lenovo e41-25, it showed wireless adapter not found. when I followed the troubleshooting instructions I got the following results: ######### lshw -c network #######...
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Wifi stops working after 10 seconds

I found a question really similar to this one but that one didnt get an answer so that is why im asking it here again. Everytime I connect to my wifi network it only works for about 10 seconds then it ...
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