Ubuntu Networking :: Wireless Connection Drops - Access Point Not Assigned
Aug 19, 2010
I have Ubuntu command line only installed on my HTPC (it is XBMC Live installation). Kernel is 2.6.31-16-generic. My wi-fi card is AW-NE770 from AzureWave (mini-pci on Zotac Atom motherboard). I have successfully configured wireless connection to my router. Unfortunately, after short period of time connection drops. When I restart /etc/network/interfaces all goes back to normal. When connection is dropped, iwconfig shows that access point is not assigned. I have already tried installing backport drivers, removing security on the network (WEP and WPA), assigning static IP or using DHCP. Nothing works. I know it is not the router or my internet because I can be at the same time on my laptop and that works fine.
10.04 in a couple of identical lenovo laptops (of friends) suddenly have stopped connecting successfully to wireless, coinciding approximately with a mains power socket fail at the modem router, now fixed. presumably the machines were trying to connect to the access point, which may or may not have been working, but themodem router was not. Now, internet connection and wireless access point is fixed ok and is back up, and i can connect wirelessly to the access point ok using an eeepc with 10.04.2 with no problem so the access point is working ok
the target laptop/s are still ok via wired ethernet, and can *also* connect to a neighbours open wireless (a british telecom so called fon network, it asks for an account password), and all local wireless networks can be seen normally, and the home access point ssid can also be seen ok. so the aptop wireless is connecting ok, but not to this particular access point now. maybe someting has got screwed up? it is wpa2 and when clicked, after a long-ish time, the authentication is requested, then given, correctly, and still not connecting, asks for authentication again etc etc. no local secure wallet is being used.
when upgrading these laptops for my friend some time ago from 9.04 i have a small recall that 10.04 had a odd thing with wireless authentication (?) bug? i have deleted the network connections gui listing for this ssid and restarted the laptop, still no joy.
I am trying to figure out how I can see which access point my wireless card is connected to. I have a slackware system and. Basically, I know my card is connected to something, because firefox can do a google search, but I'm not sure what network it is connected to, since there are a couple open networks in my apt complex. Is there a command to list the ssid? that I'm connect to? and, I'm new to all this so I'm not sure if ssid is the correct term. I have a consumer grade netgear wireless "router" that I bought from bestbuy which has a "passphrase".
I have successfully set up a cable internet connection in Ubuntu (created a new DSL connection by typing login and password and connected the cable - it worked). But I have no idea how I can set up a wireless internet connection.I have a wireless access point TL-WA501G, laptop and a cable internet connection with fixed IP address.My laptop can see the wireless access point. But I really do not know how to make it all work and what to start from.
I have an Acer Aspire One ZG5. 160GB HD, 1GB RAM model. I've done a fresh install and an upgrade of 10.04 and have the same problem both ways. I am able to connect to my wireless connection but it is dropped after about 5 minutes and have to wait about the same time to reconnect. I've had to roll back to 9.10 being that I use the netbook for work and school on a daily basis.
Having struggled to get the wireless connection at least working I find it drops out after 15 minutes or so. When I check for wireless connections I can see none at all and the "Disable/Enable wireless conncection" has disappeared, the Network one is still there. I get an auto reconnection if I reboot and all is well for another 15 minutes. Is there any way i can recover the situation without a reboot? I am trying to install the hplip-3.11.5 driver for my new wireless printer,the program take a while to install and by the time it has started looking for the printer the connection has dropped out. I can't be sure but I don't think it was dropping out before I connected the printer using my wired pc. All good fun but I'd like to get it sorted so I can get the engine back in my motorbike, the sort of technology I prefer!
I just got a wireless dongle because in my house wired is not possible, but now I am getting problems. The dongle is a tp-link that turned out to be plug&play (unlike windows) and seems to work perfectly, except when the screen locks. I have tried to download overnight several times and it seems like a few minutes after the screensaver comes on or after I lock the screen, the connection is dropped. It works completely fine normally. So what changes when Ubuntu (its maverick with all updates) locks the screen? Also, when I log back in, I have to unplug the dongle and plug it back in to get it to connect again.
This is really REALLY annoying, enough to make me switch back to windows if I can only download while I'm looking at the screen.
My wireless connection drops after a while when downloading torrents. I have to reconnect manually. Current configuration is Macbook Pro 5.5 with Broadcom card and Lucid. I've tried with Transmission and KTorrent. It's not a network problem as my Win laptop works smoothly and with higher transfers rates (i.e. 1MB/s in Win vs. 300KB/s at most in Ubuntu).
I've recently installed ubuntu 10.10 32 bit on an external HDD in order to use it as a portable operating system. An issue I have is when running on my laptop (Samsung R580) the wireless connection drops out however the nm-applet still shows it's connected. If I disconnect and reconnect it keeps asking for the access password. The wireless card on the laptop is the RTL8192E (not SE!). I have used the install on a couple of other machines with different wireless cards and no problems. Linux Kernel version is 2.6.35-22-generic. I have searched around and see that the drivers are in early development. If I tried installing the windows driver via ndiswrapper would this affect the portability of the operating system?
I'm able to configure my Wireless network to connect with an AP with WEP key but...
Now I'm at home, I've a WPA2 key (my router now is supporting both, WPA and WPA2). I used WICD to connect but no success at all! It just stops with "Connection failed: Could not contact the wireless access point"
if I type IWLIST key:
Code: ra0 2 key sizes: 40, 104bits 4 keys available : off : off : off : off code....
I have a Dell 1545 laptop with ubuntu 9.1 32-bit installed (the 64-bit had a bug with the wireless drivers which is why I have not used it). Initially, the laptop worked well with the wireless (a sky router with WPA security) but now, the wireless signal drops after a couple of minutes of usage. I have to reboot the laptop or sometimes reboot the router as well to regain the wireless signal. I am using the Broadcom STA proprietary wireless driver.
I have an older dell inspiron 6400 as well with the same OS and driver and it works perfectly without any problems for hours / days.
one of these "WiFi works in Gnome, not in KDE" threads, but I have been all over google and hundreds of threads across different sites and can't figure this one out.As mentioned, wireless is peachy in Gnome, unfortunately I like KDE and I'm more productive using it (when I have internet). Wired network works fine in KDE, and my network card
I have a Sonicwall access point, which I am able to set up through the interface, but after that I am unable to achieve a connection through my wireless card. I have a good understanding of everything involved, but really have no hands on experience when it comes to networking.
Also, I should have mentioned that @ the interface for the Sonicwall it said that "no DNS server had been specified", but I set it up for DHCP, and I thought my ISP is using PPPoE (which I also thought used DHCP).
I just installed the wicd network manager and when i was setting it up it said it couldn't find the ip address so when i input the address its saying it can't connect to a wireless access point. I am using wireless that has worked with the default network manager but will not work with this one.
I'm trying to set up a wireless access point and router using Ubuntu 10.10. My machine has an Atheros AR5001X+ PCI card, and eth0 is connected to an ADSL modem.After literally days and days of going in circles, I'm hoping that somebody here can help get me on track.This sort of works, though I had to go through some other contortions to get the madwifi driver to finally compile on my machine.At this point, I can see and connect to the WAP, but nothing more. When I try "sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart",
I also have a second problem, which is that I want to use WebMin to manage this server, but I cannot figure out how to get the ADSL client module configured -- RP-PPPoE version 3. It seems to expect to work with pppoe-start, pppoe-stop, and pppoe-status, but when I try to run pppoe-status it says "Link is down", even though my ppp connection is actually working.Is is possible to use the WebMin ADSL client module with Ubuntu? I spent a lot of time trying to get pppoe-start, stop, etc. working but it was a complete mess and never seemed to behave. Finally, I just put the ppp startup commands into the /etc/network/interfaces file and that worked, but now the pppoe-* commands no longer seem to function.
I installed it alongside Win XP, using Wubi, and it seems I use Ubuntu 10.04.Everything worked out as expected, and my wired internet connection works like a dream.However:My wireless connection seem a little buggy.I can see all networks (except WPA2) so even if I want to fix the WPA2 problem, I'd rather just open my network for now.
So my network is now open, I see it in the NetworkManager list, and as i try to connect, the following happens:The wireless symbol start flashing. From here it keeps flashing, untill it gives up.I use RT2870 drivers, and D-Link DWA-140 USB wireless adapter.
It goes without saying I am a freshman regarding Linux, so if anyone knows what to do, and cares to take the time to tell me, please do tell me in a detailed manner.I do know the basics of the Terminal, and yes, I do know how to copy/paste commands I find linux way more satisfying than Windows so far ... And thanks in advance for giving away your time More info can be given upon request (You might have to explain how to find that specific info)
I'm going to be working in an office with no wifi and no 3g signal but my laptop will be connected to the web via a wired network.Any way I can use the wifi card in my ubuntu laptop to create a wireless access point so my phone can connect? Would have to be easily selected and deselected as I'd then want to use wifi to connect to the internet at home.
I'd like to create a wireless network so that I can connect my iPhone to the internet. I made a new network, the iPhone sees the network and apparently connects, but Safari doesn't work. It doesn't work with the default settings, and I don't know what to put in the fields. Could anyone give me a small tutorial?
I am in a situation at the moment which means I am going to be without an ISp for a week or two, and I can't survive that long without the intenet!!! What's more, I have 8 computers that need to connect, though not necessarily at the same time, but certainly more than one at a time. Anyway, I came up with an idea to buy a Mobile Broadband Dongle, and then share the connection via my PC. Problem is, I don't know how I would go about setting my PC to be a Wireless Access Point/makeshift Wireless Router, and sharing the connection.
I have configured my router to behave like a wireless access point. I'm using hostapd as the utility to manage the access point. I am able to connect to the access point from my android phone.Now i need to send a file to the android phone from the access point.
OK, what I want to do, I think is possible but I dont kno name of it or how 2 do it under even windows for that matter. I have my current PC connected via Ethernet directly to my house router. Now on this Motherboard, I also have a wireless nic that I have no plans on usin. Can I turn it in2 an access point/wifi for other devices like iPods, Wii, Labtops, ect?Also, how would I do it if not Wifi, use the other Ethernet port to plug up say a labtop. In which the labtop uses the net I am getting from the router?
i ahve just installed fedora 11 kde edition and i used to use fedora 10 after finish installation i edit the connectons to connect to my network im in lan network but i connect my cable to an access point to free using my laptop anywhere after adding every thing (wep key ,static ip's,) as i used to do and i have the connected sign at the system tray.i open the browser but no internet connection pinging the gateway returns "Destination Host Unreachable".
I have a laptop with Fedora installed and an iPad.The only connection to internet in my house is wireless router. It has strong signal to catch it with laptop in every corner in my house, but not strong enough for an iPad..Since my iPad is mostly near my laptop, I'd like make my laptop to be turned to wireless repeater or that serves as access point so I can connect to network with an iPad.How can I do that from my Fedora machine?
I have an Intel PRO 2200BG wireless card and can connect to my router when logging in via gdm (using Xubuntu.) No problems there, connection never drops, very reliable!
But I've since had the need to shutdown X and keep a simple terminal instance open but as soon as I stop gdm the connection to the router drops. Trying to connect via the terminal using wpa_supplicant has so far been unsuccessful.
I know for a fact I'm doing something wrong, just don't know what and would appreciate some help!
I started using Arch just a few days ago. forward traffic to the Wireless access point I created on arch. i am using cable internet (ppp0) which I want to share via a usb wifi adapter running as a WAP. I followed the instructions in this link to enable the AP mode. Afterwards I followed the instructions provided in the Arch Wiki to forward the traffic but because of my inexperience I am still unable to connect to the internet. Here is the output of iptables -nvL :
Chain INPUT (policy DROP 0 packets, 0 bytes) pkts bytes target prot opt in out source destination 77 31312 ACCEPT all -- lo * 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 0 0 DROP all -- * * 0.0.0.0/0 0.0.0.0/0 state INVALID