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really disable power save in linux wifi

I've got a laptop with an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) (using iwlwifi kernel module). Although power_save (a module parameter) is disabled, I can see 802.11 ...
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1answer
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disabling power save option on wifi device

I use usb wifi dongles that have AR9271 chipset and use compat driver 3.9.1 - ath9k_htc. I use the wifi units to create an ad-hoc wlan. When there is no communication for a while, the nodes leave ...
3
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1answer
244 views

Closing the lid of laptop slows down downloading files [duplicate]

I would like to download files from the intelernet on my lenovo laptop with windows 7 when the lid is closed. Unfortunately the download slows down almost to zero when the lid is closed. Answers to ...
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0answers
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Manually checking/changing power state of Intel Centrino wireless in Windows

Windows gives a couple options to manage the power of Intel's mobile Centrino wireless card line in the Advanced Power options menu. Does anybody know of a way to manually (ie, not using Windows' ...
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1answer
580 views

Reduce WiFi power usage

I found that WiFi is draining too much battery power on my laptop. The system has Linux Mint 14 (32 bit) and runs with its default kernel, 3.5.0-17-generic. The driver in use is ath9k and runs on ...
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3answers
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Can Somebody Explain About Wi-Fi Device Manager Settings And Power Settings In Windows 7?

Sometimes I have low Wi-Fi signal and I am curious about the Wi-Fi settings in Device Manager and Power Settings. I would like to get an exhaustive explanation about each, so let's start with Wi-Fi ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 wireless auto-shut-off problem after boot

I've been experiencing a strange problem with Windows 7 (64-bit) in that after booting up, the wireless is sometimes shut off by Windows (with a little announcement that pops up from the ...
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4answers
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WiFi or Bluetooth controllable power outlet

I am looking for some sort of thing that I could plug a lamp into that would then plugin into the wall that would allow me to control it (ie turn it on and off) via a web interface, or via a web API ...
1
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1answer
257 views

Microsoft mouse screws up my power settings

Running a new computer with Windows 7 and 64-bit OS. Had a wireless Logitech mouse that worked perfectly with this set up. The mouse was old, and the buttons were sticking and causing double clicks, ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 - Disable WiFi when connected to a wired physical network

I am using a sub-notebook AS1810TZ which has NO DOCKING. It has a button to turn the WiFi module off and save some power. From time to time, it is connected to the wired network and use wireless ...
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2answers
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Lenovo tools for windows 7: can't re-enable wireless

Consider a netbook - Lenovo S10e with Windows 7 and the S10 Lenovo power management tools. Machine has factory BIOS. Fn+F5 is the key combo to toggle the wireless radio on/off. The tool allows the ...
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4answers
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Upgrade AirPort on Macs to support Snow Leopard's Wake on Wireless/WLAN?

Snow Leopard now supports Wake on WLAN, but not all hardware supports this. For example, my Octo Mac Pro from early 2008 has an AirPort card, but it does not support this. Nor does my 2007 2.33GHz ...