Questions concerning network connections.

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SSH connection refused when connecting remotly

I set up my Ubuntu server and it can connect to itself when running ssh localhost. However, when I run Putty on windows 8 I get a "connection refused" error. I have, to the best of my ability: ...
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Connect button greyed out for Wireless Network Authentication Required menu

I am trying to connect to a network using the options: Wireless security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise Authentication: TLS I have entered values for my identity, user certificate, ca certificate, ...
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Ubuntu connect the internt from anywhere?

Just a question I might ask you something. I'm heading off on a vacation soon, so all in honest, as a new Ubuntu user, I have never connected the Internet anywhere else besides home. So would I be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 connects to some wireless networks but not others

I installed 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad with a broadcom driver. It connects to some wifi networks with no problems. Although some others it keeps trying to configure and then disconnects and tries ...
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Couldn't connect using wired connection

This is my first time using ubuntu. I am using verion 12.04 and I can't connect through wired connection. The network card I am using is Atheros Communications Inc. AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 08) ...
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How to connect a SONY PSP system to ubuntu?

I tried to connect my SONY PSP e1004 on to my UBUNTU 12.10 desktop,But no result.Nothing happens.What will I do? I must connect my PSP to computer for file and games sharing.Tell me what to do!
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Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect to school wifi?

I am new to ubuntu. My wireless card is a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (rev 57). It will connect fine at my house, but not at school and some other places. The networks which ...
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sharing internet connection

Greeting, I have a portable model. I am intended to use it to share internet connection from ubuntu 13.04 to my android tablet. can anybody help me how can I setup my ubuntu 13.04 as a server in order ...
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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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Wi-fi connectivity doesn't work in ubuntu 12.10

I have a DELL Inspiron 6400 and I run Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 7. The problem is that in Windows the wifi button works perfectly fine, the light can be turned on and off and so on, also the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't connect to Internet

I'm a total Linux newbie who just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I assumed it would connect to the Internet automatically, just like my Windows 7 does. (I don't have a wireless modem - just a regular ...
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mysql-connector.jar vs mysql-connector.tar

I also have the "java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.mysql.jdbc.Driver" in Eclipse. I have found many tips and discussions about jdbc in Eclipse, however none of them work so far. I keep reading ...
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How to get the connected wifi network ssid?

I want to obtain the currently connected wifi networks ssid in a bash script. I am trying to write a backup script where the script will perform a backup to a NAS server if it's connected to my home ...
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cant update software or connect to software servers (universe etc) [duplicate]

It says Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) when I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal. Can anyone help?
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Cant Connect to Internet with Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a problem connecting to internet on Ubuntu 12.10(just installed after giving up with 12.04 issues with graphics card) with a wireless and with a wired connection. I have looked into solving ...
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How to share a wireless connection through ethernet with fixed ip addresses?

I have a macbook with ubuntu quantal running on it and I also have a device with a linux distro (FYI, a raspberry pi*). I've been trying to set up the device to share my laptop's wireless connection ...
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Setup firewall: ask user to allow new incoming/outgoing traffic?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and as I know there is already a firewall on any ubuntu system. It's ufw and because I like fancy gui stuff I can use gufw, that's very nice. Now I would like to configure this ...
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remote connection from WP8 to ubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to establish something like a remote desktop connection from a Windows Phone 8 based phone to Ubuntu? I just migrated my desktop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. So I'm pretty much an ...
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Unable to login to steam ; Steam is having trouble connecting to the servers

Since Steam came out on Ubuntu (official) I've installed it and tried to log in but it didnt work at that time. I thought the servers were offline and I would try it later again. Steam is giving me ...
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Can't start ethernet network connection

After electric surge grub loader has stoped working which i fixed with 'grub-install', but now i can't make ethernet working again. Bootable version of Ubuntu doesn't working too. What is the ...
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How can I configure wired network connection on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I've just installed my first linux installation on a donated computer that I plan to network and use it as a shared storage drive for all of our pictures and videos. We have a DSL modem with both ...
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Why won't Ubuntu use my ethernet cable?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason, Ubuntu will not use an Ethernet cord. It will recognize it and say that I have a connection, but it won't access the internet through it. I plan to use ...
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I have issues connecting to Internet in Ubuntu 12.10

I am dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10. It can't connect to the Internet on Ubuntu 12.10. I have not had any way to update anything for it to try and connect it. It would be nice if I could ...
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Problems Connecting to the Internet

Recently, on my Machine which was running Windows 7 I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi.exe. Everything else was ok, but problem started when I attempted to connect it to the net. After a bit of ...
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Wired-Connection Problem, even though it says “Wired Network-Connected”

I am having problems connecting to the Internet, even though everything is properly set. But as soon as I launch Mozilla Firefox, it displays error messages.
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In Wired Connection settings save option is getting grayed out

Each time I switch to manual configuration, of wired connection in Ubuntu 12.10, the save button gets grayed out. As soon as I start setting it in Manually, it gets grayed out.Please help ! One ...
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How can I search for a public wifi hot spot?

How can I search for a public wifi connection? I can connect to the wireless router at home which I used during the installation of lubuntu perfectly fine but when I visit the library I'm forced to ...
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internet connection problem in ubuntu 12.10

My wired and wireless and datacard gets connected to the internet. But there will be no data transfer.. I have this problem when I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. I cant connect to internet to download ...
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How can I connect to local server?

I am newbie on Ubuntu. So I am trying to learn how to implement some windows style commands in Ubuntu. In Windows as you know that in order to connect to local server remotely you just need to type in ...
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Wireless intermittently failing on 12.04 and 12.10

I seem to have a failing wireless card that happens after a few hours. This card is new and works fine in a windows 7 pc (I installed it to make sure it works). My machine is as follows: sudo lshw ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and RTL8187L problem with connection?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my Airlive WL1700USB wireless card connects ok to access points, but there are big variations in speed. Sometimes it is 200Kb/s then again only 10b/s and so on. ...
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Network does not work in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, works in Windows 7

I have no wired or wireless connectivity in Ubuntu or Linux mint. I have tried Gnome and KDE versions of both. Networking works in Windows 7 on the same machine. In the Ubuntu 12.10 Network manager ...
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cannot establish TCP connection with VPS

Vince Stewart I have a VPS on Ubuntu 12 and a home computer on Ubuntu 12. I have a Java application on the VPS which opens a tcp socket listening on port 4000 and also an Http listener. My ssh service ...
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Get a list of network connections my machine is making

On Ubuntu, how do I get a list of network connections my computer has made in the last few days? Is there a easy way to do this?
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Cannot setup 1 Gbit ethernet connection

I'm using Kubuntu 12.10. My router operate at 1Gbit connection with my other PC, I have 1Gbit ethernet card, cable is cat5e and can't setup 1Gbit ethernet connection. Only 100Mbit/s. lspci|grep ...
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ubuntu laptop to win7 laptop music transfer

What is the easiest way to connect my ubuntu laptop to a win7 laptop to pull music and pics off the win7 laptop? I installed Ubuntu on my new computer as the primary os and I want to pull my music, ...
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Wired or Wireless cant connect to İnternet with Acer aspire 5750G

I have problem with connection to Internet. I'm using W8 and it works properly but, when ı turn on Ubuntu I'm pushing Fn+F3(enabled-disabled) it says nothing. There are lots of İnternet connections ...
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long waiting delay on wordpress

I have just installed wordpress (last version) on /var/www/wordpress on a default ubuntu server 12.04 LAMP installation. Every time I want to load something on this wordpress (even the login screen) ...
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How to create link to linux server

In these days I'm setting up a small network with about twenty computers. The users of this network used windows before and they need to access samba ubuntu folders simply using their name (which is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network devices detected

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Vostro 3460 and no network devices are detected (ethernet and wireless). when I run lspic, I see: 1:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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Why won't my Internet stay connected?

I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04, from Ubuntu 10.04, and my Internet, USB760 Novetel Verizon-Wireless Mobile Broadband, will connect after a minute of me starting the computer up. But after a while ...
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How connect to a ssh server from Nautilus on startup automatically?

I try to connect to the server from the startup automatically. How could I do it to see the server files on Nautilus?
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Lubuntu 12.10 The add button still not active

I cant seem to add VPN from my network connections. This similar post doesn't help me since I can't connect to the Internet with my Netbook to fetch the installation. Any ideas on how to fix this ...
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Why can't I connect to my network via wired DHCP connection?

I am trying to connect to the LAN of the university where I work, on a wired connection. The Internet is accessed by VPN after connecting to the network. On Windows 7, the computer seems to ...
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Windows xp able to ping ubuntu but not vice versa

I am trying to get both my virtual machines to ping each other. My first virtual machine is running on Ubuntu (brdige connection, using a external network adapter) IP: 192.168.1.148, my second virtual ...
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After upgrading to 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when connecting to Google Talk

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when trying to connect to Google Talk. In 12.04 (and earlier versions), Empathy was setup and functioning correctly using Google Talk. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless won't connect with gnome network manager or wicd

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline s3100n and I cannot for the life of me get the wifi to connect and stay connected in any circumstances with network manager or wicd... I'm pulling my freaking hair out ...
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Internet connected but not working

I've been spending the past week setting up Ubuntu, and I've encountered a bit of a roadblock; for some reason, the past few days my internet's been connected, but nothing's loading. When I reboot, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Modem Connected but no internet

I was previously running ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to ubuntu 12.10. Previously on 12.04 when I removed my wired ethernet connection and plugged in my 3G modem I was immediately able to browse the ...
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In need of connection help

I've been stuck at this for a while now and cant figure it out. My friend installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my tower and used his internet cable and it worked fine. I asked him before he did it if it was ...