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I have a very big Internet problem in Ubuntu. Whenever I load a web page or download something it will download half of the file and then it will stop downloading. After that the only whey I can fix it is if I diconnect from my wireless access point and then reconnect and start the download again. So how do I fix this? This also happens with Youtube videos.

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. – Jorge Castro Feb 3 '12 at 0:43

try typing this on your terminal - -

    sudo dhclient0 wlan0                        

This might solve the problem ..

If not then while your internet is working.. type


in terminal and save it in a file after you get disconnected try this again and write in a different file

vimdiff to see the device-driver change.. download a set set of drivers accordingly to solve..

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It say dhclient0 cmannd not found – iphone4life4 Jan 29 '12 at 17:39
@iphone4life4, it should be dhclient without the 0. This worked for me, thanks minocha. – mangoDrunk Dec 14 '12 at 15:33

Is this issue only on ubuntu? Is it only on this computer?

If the answer is yes to both of these questions, it may be a driver issue. Otherwise it is most likely an internet connection issue.

For best support it would be good if you could give us the name/model of your device to allow us to help you more.

Otherwise, try this in terminal...

modprobe -r *driver_name*

Then follow these directions to blacklist the module...

If you have any issues, you can un-blacklist the module and re-add with

modprobe *driver_name*
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