Questions tagged [wireless]

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

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Installing driver requires me to “make clean” but no rule to make target 'clean'

Step 2.2 says to run the commands make followed by make clean but nothing happens make: No targets found and no makefile found make clean: No rule to make target 'clean' Output of ls /lib/modules/...
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can't connect to my wireless wifi

I'm completely new to linux and can't connect to my wireless network. I cant even see the network tab when I click in the top right corner. I'm running the latest long term distribution of ubuntu. ...
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Wifi issue on Lenovo c940

I have a problem with my wifi on Lenovo C940. The usual fix that is circulating for older generations (c930) with blacklisting ideapad_laptop wont do the trick.. Is there any other way to tackle this ...
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Hama wireless USB Stick 54 disconnects after 5-10 minutes, power management being turned off

I am having troubles with setting up a Hama wireless USB Stick 54 connected to my aged computer. This is what happens: After booting, the network connection is established and works nicely About five ...
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Intel wifi AX200 does not work on ubuntu 16.04

I have read the reference (Intel wifi Support for AX200 (Cyclone Peak)), but I still have problems about this issue. I tried to manually update to 5.1, but somehow it creates more problems, so I ...
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Wireless network not shown in Elementary OS 5.0 Juno [on hold]

I have recently installed elementary OS 5.0 juno. I could not find any wireless network for accessing internet. Unfortunately I was not able to install wireless driver, moreover I tried almost every ...
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On Connection to VPN Activation of network connection failed Ubuntu 18.04

My wifi and Lan connection is working fine. But when I am trying to connect to VPN its showing me error Activation of network connection failed So looks like it's not network connection problem any ...
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Get wifi standard from all detected SSIDs [on hold]

I want to get the wifi standards from all detected SSIDs by the wireless interface in a Debian like OS. Ie, a command line that distinguishes between 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac. My ...
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Wifi internet connection keeps dropping. Need to restart NetworkManager always to work

I have a problem with my WiFi internet connection. It keeps dropping even-though I'm still connected to the network. The thing I did always when it occurs is to type this command: sudo systemctl ...
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WiFi and Bluetooth low signals

I use Ubuntu and my WiFi and Bluetooth are both working. Bluetooth connects fine to devices, but the sound on my headphones is disturbed. I am thinking that the problem is that Bluethooth caching is ...
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My Wifi Does Not Work Anymore [on hold]

root@Lucifer:~# lsmod | grep iwl iwlmvm 323584 0 mac80211 868352 1 iwlmvm iwlwifi 282624 1 iwlmvm cfg80211 819200 3 iwlmvm,iwlwifi,mac80211 ...
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Automate RealTek 8723de WiFi driver loading

On Ubuntu 19.04 with the rtl8723de driver, the first time WiFi works fine when the laptop is switched on, but if once disconnected, the WiFi does not connect again until the next restart of the ...
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WiFi disables after suspending

newbie Ubuntu MATE user here. First off, I know this is a well documented issue, i've tried multiple solutions from various sites and none of them worked. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.3, and whenever i ...
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19.04 just installed … where is Wifi?

HP Pavilion dv9700. (10-year-old laptop.) Bad video on monitor (but good video on external monitor). Wondered what would happen with Lubuntu. (Answer: good video on laptop monitor!) No Wifi. No ...
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Intel Wifi Card not working on Ubuntu

I've tried just about everything there is to try and I still can't seem to get my Wi-Fi card working. I've got a Dell Vostro 14 5490 laptop. It appears that I don't have a working driver for my ...
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Wireless not shown - Lenovo V145, Ubuntu 16.04

I received a Lenovo V145 with only FreeDos on it and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it (Format everything). For some reason I cannot connect to a Wireless network lspci | grep Network 02:00.0 Network ...
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how to enable power saving for a wireless usb mouse

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.6. I use a wireless mouse, it consumes much power so I need to replace new battery every month. I noticed that mouse never sleeps. How can I enable power saving feature for ...
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18.04.3 wifi adapter not found [on hold]

im trying to connect to wireless wifi with Ubuntu, but when I go to the wifi it says "no wifi adapter found". I've looked everywhere on the internet but nothing is coming up.
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A6210 tried two versions of drivers none work

I have tried using both methods mentioned on this forum for two versions of drivers any other drivers that have worked consistently?
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Ubuntu 18 WiFi adapater not found in HP laptop [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 18 my Laptop and I am facing issue with WiFi adapater not found and I approached lot of blogs but still not resolved my issue. I approached below link WiFi works fine after ...
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WiFi connection error: deauthenticating by local choice (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING)

I'm encountering a connection issue to my university WiFi network that I cannot solve: when attempting to connect, I get the following message with dmesg -T : [ven. oct. 11 12:32:04 2019] wlan0: ...
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Asus TUF Gaming FX505-DD - problem with wireless interface

My OS is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and my kernel version is 5.0.0-31-generic. I've installed Ubuntu three days ago. I successfully installed the rtl8221ce driver from this git repo for my RTL8821CE 802.11ac ...
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Wifi problem after installation protonvpn

My wifi worked fine the last years but after I installed protonvpn it did not work anymore. I probably made things worse after I removed and purged protonvpn and accidentally some necessary packs such ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 WiFi constantly stops

I have been using Ubuntu on this machine for 4 years and have never had problems with the WiFi. I installed 18.04 when it came out and everything was ok until last week. Now the WiFi constantly ...
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Wifi not connecting immediately after sleep

Yet another ubuntu/wifi question! I have a problem with my wifi taking between 10 and 30 seconds to connect on my home network. After sleep, the wifi isn't connected but I can see the list of ...
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Wireless not working on Ubuntu with Linux 5.00-31 generic

I have Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS On the last update, the wifi stopped working. It tells that is not connected to any network, and it doesn't show any network at all on "Select Networks" Still, if I reboot ...
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Need Help with setting up Wifi on my new Ubuntu run HP Laptop

Newbie linux User here, always interested in PCs i understand them but never used Linux before, i was bound to Windows because of my gaming well yeah. But now i setup Ubuntu 18.4 on my new HP Laptop ...
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Installing driver for TP-LINK Archer T9UH AC1900 on Ubuntu 18.04

Recently bought a WiFi booster to combat patchy WiFi in my uni dorm, works perfectly with Windows as driver installation was easy to follow, yet I can't seem to figure out how to install the Ubuntu ...
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How can I access wifi in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am facing problem to connect wifi give me the solution
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No wifi adapter found!! Realtek RTL810xE with r8169 driver on HP Pavilion [duplicate]

I have tried many tutorials in the internet to solve this problem but still can't get wireless connection in my computer. Some details of my PC
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How to find my wifi username

I have a wifi and I'm connected to it. I know the password but I want to know its username.
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS “No Wi-Fi Adapter Found”

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on my Lenovo ThinkPad P1. It can now dual boot in Windows or Ubuntu. I have no idea how to get WiFi, it works fine with Windows. lspci results: 52:00.0 ...
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My option to connect my laptop to mobile hotspot using wifi vanished. I don't have any source of wired connection. Please help

Last week I completely migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. Initially there was no option to connect to wifi, I installed it using terminal with the help of LAN wire. After successfully using wifi with ...
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18.04 wifi connection lost

will not stay logged into wifi at home. wifi hot spots it does great. I will have connection then i will lose it and go to a "?" icon on my wifi. anything i can do or check to fix this?
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WiFi stops working after reboot in 18.04

I am having a problem with the wifi in ubuntu. It worked fine when my laptop ran Windows, but not so much with Ubuntu. I followed the instructions in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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The connecting and disconnecting cycle of BCM43142

My laptop has a Broadcom BCM43142 chip. It displays this weird behavior of automatically disconnecting from WiFi, reconnecting successfully for 3 seconds, disconnecting and the cycle keeps continuing. ...
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My wifi isn't working and I have no idea what to do [duplicate]

I recently decided I wanted to learn Linux, so I found an old computer and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it. However, the external wifi device does not work (ralink technology corp. mt7601u wireless ...
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Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI LAN controller is not working on Ubuntu 18.04

My network controller is not working on my HP laptop. It's using a Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI adapter. This is the output of lspci: 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Update breaks Wireless Adapter : Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377

I have run into a problem. I recently updated my Ubuntu partition (dual-boot with Win10) to 18.04.3 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 17 3000 laptop. Upon restart, the OS no longer recognizes my wireless ...
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WiFi device disapeared after a freeze, restarts did not help until I unplugged the machine from power

This may be really a hardware question, but I had a problem with a wifi device after a freeze(IDK what caused it, I use AMD APU so I would guess it was the cause). What was funny that after restart ...
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Latest update broke Wi-Fi

I got the latest update for Ubuntu Studio 19.04, and now I have to boot then restart to access Wi-Fi. I can't get any Wi-Fion the initial boot. How can I fix this issue? I'm relatively new to Ubuntu.
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WiFi trouble Lubuntu 18.04 32 bits new installation

I have an old laptop running a pretty new installation of Lubuntu 32 bits. This laptop has a built-in WiFi module and two USB WiFi dongles, none of them work. I have wired internet up and running. How ...
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How to mount Android external storage over WiFi instead of USB

There is this question: How to access my Android's files using Wi-Fi in Ubuntu? which has many answers. In the body of the question the OP asks how to mount the android file system over WiFi ...
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Proper way of installing wifi drivers (rtl8822bu)

I have troubles installing drivers for my TP-LINK Archer T3U on Ubuntu 18.04. Having found out the device ID 2357:012d, I used this repo by @Jeremy31. Namely, I downloaded the content, cd'ed into ...
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“No Wi-Fi adapter found” when trying to connect to a network on Ubuntu 19.04

I was using my laptop and all of a sudden the internet connection cut out but when I wanted to re-connect to the network, in my settings, it didn't even display the WiFi in the menu on the left. The ...
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Can ping and Google stuff, but not all websites are reachable

I had a problem turning on a PC that remained off for a few weeks. Apparently the motherboard battery was not properly inserted so I simply took it off and on again. Now it works normally. ...
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No Wifi Wireless Driver Ubuntu 18.04.3 Kernel Version 5.0.0-29-generic

I just started Linux and its main purpose is doing SKYPE. However, Ubuntu would not reconize my wifi wireless driver. Is there any way to fix this?
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Turn off Wifi really

I want to go out anywhere with my Ubuntu laptop and type on a manuscript with no e-prying. How can I turn off my wifi? I still may wish to plug in hardwire for updates; and I have access to a Cat5 ...
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Wifi drivers failing at boot

I have a Wlp2s0 Wifi driver, and it turns on and off at will. I'll turn on my laptop and my wifi will work perfect and the other 85% of the time it won't work. I am for sure the problem is that my ...
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Airplane mode activates sporadically

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on a Lenovo thinkpad. Every few minutes it toggles airplane mode without any input from me. I thought the problem might be a hardware fault with the airplane mode ...