I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to reconnect. The connection is pretty good otherwise.
Certain activities seem to reliably cause a crash -if I begin downloading updates via the update manager then I know that within the next few minutes there's a good chance that the connection will crash as I browse the
My Ubuntu HTPC is connected to a router via a wired connection.
Many thanks for your help!!