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Ok so I am totally new to the ubuntu system but my friend hooked me up with a computer and installed the software. I have no idea what's going on. The internet says it is connected but I can not get on the internet at all. I have restarted it over and over and still nothing. I don't see any errors and the only time it worked was when my friend tested it with ethernet. After that, nada. Please help me. I don't want to end up breaking the thing by either pressing the wrong thing or throwing it against the wall, which I am considering if I can't make it work. Lol. Not really though. But still. I'm getting really infuriated with it.

I am using wireless. Sorry if I wasn't clear earlier.

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Ok, please press "Alt + F2" and write gnome-terminal, enter, then type ping, enter, and edit your post and paste the output. Also, run ifconfig, enter, and paste the output here. Are you trying to use wireless or ethernet? Isn't clear on your question. – Braiam Aug 3 '13 at 2:59

It seems that you are using wireless ,for using wireless in ubuntu you must install wireless driver first. press alt+f2 and type driver and choose hardware driver (additional hardware driver).then active the last one. cheerz

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Please be more detailed, upload pictures if you must. This answer is vague. – edwin Aug 3 '13 at 5:08

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