This question has been asked before and already has an answer. BUT if it worked for you and you have a faster WiFi now, you should make the changes permanent by using these commands:. You can install Wicd , an alternate and a better network manager from Ubuntu Software Centre or from the terminal. Anyways, do let me know if it worked for you and if it worked, which solution was it. This will switch off the special power management system for the wireless adaptor and thus it will get more power and will work more lame attempt at even lamer humour. This troubled some users with their wireless connection speed as it sent less power to the wireless adaptor and thus affecting its performance.

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Wireless not working on Kubuntu Qualcomm Atheros AR – Ask Ubuntu

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Wireless not working on Kubuntu Session expired Please log in again. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. Ubuntu and many other Linux distribution are based on Debian so this bug propagates to these Linux distributions as well. Please log in again. If you are lucky, it could be fixed by installing propriety drivers in Ubuntu but generally, you will be left fuming, cursing over slow or no WiFi connection.


If not try the next one. I am not sure what causes this but I have seen people in Ubuntu Forums talking about this problem in especially in Ubuntu While this is probably fixed in kubunty Kernels, systems running older Linux Kernel may still face it.

So lets see how to fix slow WiFi in Ubuntu: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. Moreover, if it improves the WiFi speed, why not, I say. I use Ubuntu and believe in sharing knowledge.

It has been observed that disabling the I already read the following Questions: Open a terminal and use the following command:. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Feel free to drop your suggestion, thanks or even to point out spelling or grammatical mistakes.

Normally it should be wlan0. It should fix the slow wireless connection problem for you.

Speed Up Slow WiFi Connection In Ubuntu Linux

After reboot, wait a while, then turn off wireless and turn on it again. Then reboot the computer with the wireless turned on.


First, you need to find your wireless network adapter. Restart your computer and it should do the magic.

Even after so many years, most of the world runs This actually consists of several small tricks that you can try to get faster WiFi.

Some times you will have no wireless network in Ubuntu and some times very slow wireless connection and sometime it will fluctuate between fast and slow. Many thanks it worked for me on Samsung Ativ i5 kubuntu Also, if you come across a newer solution, please share it with us so that all of us could be benefited from your experience.

I’m a huge fan of Agatha Christie’s work. You can install Wicdan alternate and a better network manager from Ubuntu Software Centre or from the terminal.