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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi? [migrated]

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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packet loss. how to resolve this?

how to find out the packet loss? when the router is transmitting the packets of data to destination. If the destination will not receive the ex-tact transmitted packets there will be loose of data. ...
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Windows 10 crashing when connecting to Internet

I just successfully installed a Windows 10 preview (build 10130) alongside Linux Mint on an old xp machine. I also installed the drivers for my netgear WLAN1100 adapter so I could connect to the ...
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Dell XPS 9550 installing wifi adapter driver

I installed CentOS 7 On Dell XPS 15 9550 but WiFi adapter doesn't work. How can I install the drivers? I read that the solution is upgrade kernel to 4.2. How can I upgrade it without Internet ...
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How to install wifi card in parrot security OS

I just installed 'Parrot Security OS' on my computer. After installation I am not able to access WI-FI . There is no WI-FI option at all. I am currently using HP pavilion 15-p206tx laptop, which is ...
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Disable Upon Wired Connect doesn't disconnect WiFi when connecting to wired network

The Broadcom drivers of my wireless card have a nice feature "Disable Upon Wired Connect" which worked fine previously. It suddenly stopped working and as a result I am connect to both wired and ...
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How to find out wifi adapter model?

I had my wifi adapter changed a few months ago and I guess technician put other wifi adapter than original because original drivers do not work. How can I find out my wifi adapter model on windows 7 ? ...
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Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop wifi shows limited connection

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit installed. It works fine for a couple of hours, and suddenly the wifi start showing limited connection and I'm unable to access the ...
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Debian Testing, iwlwifi-7260 issue

I'm trying to install Debian Testing but I'm actually stuck in the wifi configuration. It asks for: iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode iwlwifi-7260-14.ucode iwlwifi-7260-15.ucode iwlwifi-7260-16.ucode iwlwifi-...
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Wireless Driver not working

Please, after the upgrade to windows 10 from windows 7, I found out that my WiFi wasn't working anymore then I checked the WiFi driver and found out it wasn't working properly, I have no connection to ...
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How Can I completely prevent internet acess from my laptop [closed]

Is there a way to completely prevent internet access from my laptop I mean even if someone tried to connect the internet he will not be able unless using external data from a flash memory or a ...
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Lenovo U310 Wifi Not working or very Slow

Saturday 5th January 2013 My girlfriend bought herself a new notebook, with following specs: Lenovo-IdeaPad-U310-Blue 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 Windows 7 Home Prenium 13.3″ HD 16:9 widescreen ...
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Automatically enabling wifi on system startup

I am using a laptop (Toshiba Satellite L755) with an inbuilt wifi chip (Atheros ar9002wb-1ng) with Win7. For some reasons wifi is not automatically enabled on startup, i.e. the wifi adapter doesn't ...
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Windows 10 Wifi can't connect

This seems to be a common problem on some of the Win 10 running PC's. Overview After upgrading to Windows 10 through a clean install, I was using my Asus x200 ma (a netbook probably made for surfing ...
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wifi driver fails to load firmware on kernel 4.6.0-rc2

Distro - Ubuntu-14.04. For development purposes I built and installed 4.6.0-rc2 kernel. All works well except wifi: % dmesg ... [ 9.092503] Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux [ 9.092506] ...
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Wifi Adapter not working in windows 8

I have Dell Inspiron 15R N5010 with the Network Adaptor card as Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter Provider : Broadcom File version : 5.100.245.20 Driver Provider : Microsoft Digital Signer : ...
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Confused about bluetooth and WiFi drivers for my Dell notebook

I'm quite confused what I need to install on my Notebook - It's a Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 but I think that doesn't matter much - the exact model number. It's just a general question, what drivers I ...
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WiFi card not detected by Windows first time after restarting from Ubuntu in dual-boot

The following is my setup: Asus K551LN i5 laptop (dual boot), Windows 10 Home (fast startup disabled), Ubuntu 15.10 amd64 (dual boot) This laptop has the MediaTek MT7630E wifi card for which the ...
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Windows 10 wifi cannot connect - Intel pro 3945abg wireless card

I try to connect to the network on windows 10, but it always says "could not connect to network". The intel website says that the pro 3945abg is not supported for windows 10. How do I get this ...
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Too many Deauthenticated Reason 2 messages - Debian Jessie - WiFi

I have a embedded device running Debian Jessie Kernel 3.14.60 and have 2 WiFi chips on it: wlan0 - Intel 5100 with iwlwifi-5000 driver wlan1 - RealTek 8812au When both the WiFi's are connected to an ...
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Windows 8 - WiFi adapter finds no wireless networks! ends up with “No networks found”

I have a Dell Inspiron n5110 machine with Intel Celerino WiFi N1030. Its been about two weeks I have started using Windows 8. Formerly, I was using Windows 7 Home premium in which I had no any ...
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wireless adapter keeps disconnecting on ubuntu 15.10

I have ubuntu 15.10 os on my laptop, after doing an upgrade from 15.04. my problem is with the network adapter, I'm using a alpha wifi usb adapter, it was working perfectly with ubuntu 15.04 after ...
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Crtical issue with Wi-Fi

I connect to Wi-Fi flawlessly and for a while it works perfectly, but with some period of time it starts saying that I'm connected to Wi-Fi spot with no internet connection. If I'll try to disconnect ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 wifi keeps disconnecting

As title says my wifi connection keeps dropping, sometimes after 10 minutes, sometimes after a few hours after connecting. I have searched for the solution and looks like it's the common problem on ...
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Ubuntu WiFi issues on Compaq Presario M2000

I Have a friend who's installed Ubuntu 10 on his ageing Compaq Presario M2000 and its all working as it should other than the inbuilt WiFi. I've tried looking at the Compaq support page but to no ...
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Windows 8.1 Wireless trouble with Lenovo y580

I have a Lenovo y580 laptop with a Broadcom wireless card which i bought about a year ago, now I have windows 8.1 on it, and my WiFi is completely unpredictable. My laptop worked well with win8 after ...
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WiFi module on Lenovo S110 seems to be defective

I have been using this laptop for a bit more than a year (I bought it new - not used before). I installed Fedora 20, and it was working. Sometimes WiFi just disconnected and I connected again. That ...
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Acer Aspire V5 wifi connection drops & proximity issue

I am having a weird problem on Windows 10 with my wireless adapter recently. My wifi connections perform very poorly when my laptop is not in line-of-sight with the router. As soon as there is ...
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Dell Drivers for Inspiron N4050

I have to say this: this is the first time I ever find difficulty in installing device drivers. I fresh-installed Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with absolutely no drivers or programs installed. I tried ...
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hostapd cannot set channel for Kernel driver

I try to setup a Raspberry Pi as a router following the tutorial given here. OS is Raspbian. ifconfig gives: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr b8:27:eb:b2:e9:eb inet addr:192.168.178.46 ...
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Cannot install MediaTek MT7610U (RT2860) driver

I tried following the instructions of another question here: How to install MediaTek MT7610U (RT2860) driver but unfortunately even the first step fails. Let me step back a bit: OS: Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Dell latitude D510 wifi problems

I recently did a fresh Windows XP install on a Dell Latitude D510 (It's not mine, im only "the tech guy"). All fine, it just wouldn't use its wireless card. And by that I mean nothing is happening, ...
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Samsung Book 9 Pro Network Adapter causing BSOD when waking from sleep

Firstly, this is my first post here. Apologies if this isn't the best place to ask this question. I bought a new Samsung book 9 pro in January and it's a fantastic laptop apart from one problem. When ...
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Network card driver not installed

I recently installed windows 8.1 on my Dell Inspiron 14(3421) but now I can't see any wifi networks on my network list. Simply, there is no wifi now. But, I can connect to the internet via Ethernet ...
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Laptop doesn't connect to WiFi if it has less than 5 bars

So I've had this issue with my laptop's network card (Ralink RT3290) where everyone around me can get on the WiFi that's not that far away while I can't because I have less than 5 bars of reception. ...
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Wifi device is not showing up in device manager after installing windows 8

Hi I have an Asus x55A laptop. My wifi was working fine till I installed new windows and now I am unable to see the device for wifi. I have installed other drivers like HD graphics etc. But ther's no ...
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Install linux wireless driver from windows?

I've got a Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I'd like to install the driver so I can access the internet, but I cannot install it without installing the driver to access the internet. See the problem? ...
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Windows 8.1 Update: Network Adapter Issues

I've recently updated my pc from Windows 8 to 8.1. However,I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. Instead, it says 'No Connections Available' in the networks charm. Under the wireless ...
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Is now Linux Mint fully supported on Lenovo G50-80?

Here is the computer I'd like to buy: Lenovo g50-80 I5 5200U AMD Radeon m5 330 I've no idea on what kind of WiFi chipset it has. Here someone has not find the driver for WiFi : http://...
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Cannot find 5ghz wifi with new driver

I accidentally removed my old Wi-Fi driver, so I had to install a new one, but the new one does not find 5GHz. My previous driver did. The laptop model is Asus K73S. The new driver I have installed ...
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Asus laptop wifi led not lighting

Last week i bought asus x555lb laptop and installed windows 10. And saw, that wifi led is off, it light up only then I turn on air plane mode. All drivers from asus web site are installed. On my ...
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Dell XPS 15 - can't turn wireless on (shaded out)

Question regarding my wireless feature. For some reason when I click on windows mobility center and no longer have the option of turning on my wireless signal. It's off and the "turn on" button is ...
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rt2870.o/rt2870.ko USB wireless adapter installation

I am using the latest version of Parrot Linux. i want to install/use a nano adapter (802.11n) USB. ModelName: =========== RT2870 Wireless Lan Linux Driver Driver lName: =========== rt2870.o/rt2870....
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Wfi wont connect to the internet after hardisk replacement

Im using a HP probook 6460b and my hdd died so i got a replacement hdd and reinstalled windows and drivers manually but the wifi can connect to a network but not the internet
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Weird Wifi Issue in Windows

I have a laptop. Formerly, it had only Windows installed (all worked fine). Then I formated the PC and now I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 with Windows 10, and now I have a problem with wifi in Windows: ...
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Each restart on Windows 10 causes limited connectivity in WiFi

I have a Lenovo Windows 10 with Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265. It was working with Windows 8.1, but the following happened after upgrade: After coming from vacation, I tried to use our WiFi and ...
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Disable hosted network support in a Windows WiFi driver

What How can I alter my Surface Pro's WiFi adapter to remove its support for the Hosted Network feature in Windows? I don't want to disable the hosted network feature for ALL adapters, just for one. ...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN723N on Kali Linux(VMWARE)?

I downloaded the driver from TP-Link website but I don't understand their guide it is included with the driver can anyone help me out ? Here is the driver link: http://www.tp-link.com/res/down/soft/...
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DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE and wifi doesn't work

My laptop will connect to the wifi just fine wherever for a few weeks and then for a week of so, it will rarely connect. I have an HP so I use the HP support assistant and it will reset a Realtek ...