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Playing Age of Empires II multiplayer in VirtualBox Over wi fi network

I installed Age of Empires II (Expansion) in VirtualBox (hosting Windows XP). It works great in single player mode. Unfortunately, I tried playing multiplayer via WI-FI which I created on my Ubuntu ...
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Connecting to the internet

I had someone set up my server, but we had a falling out and that's no longer an option. My computer can't even seem to detect my mouse and it says it can't connect to the internet. I can't do my ...
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Randomly losing WiFi connectivity

I can't handle inbound or outbound data. Sometimes I even get disconnected. It happens very often though not always. It happens at some points in the WiFi area while it does not happen that often at ...
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Activating VPN fails always after temporary loss of internet connection

I have a few correctly set up VPN connections and use them frequently with nmcli. This works most times, but occasionally I can't connect any more with none of my saved VPNs: ...
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unable to access to localhost remotely with ubuntu 14.04

I have an old PC that I have set up as a server. I've installed webmin and Plex Media and ssh server. The problem is that I could easily connect to these services in Windows 7 using firefox by just ...
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Wifi seems network but stops at requesting Wifi address

I just installed Lubuntu on my Packard Bell Easynote R3500. Network by cable works like a charm but Wifi does not. Wifi sees the networks but when connecting to it it keeps hanging at 'Requesting a ...
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edit connection in network manager puzzling me

I'm slightly puzzled with the information listed in my edit connections of network manager. I'm the only one who uses my laptop and I've only connected to one network via wireless. However in the ...
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Ethernet is unstable - Ubuntu 13.10

Upon booting into Ubuntu 13.10 I can connect to my wired connection. It connects with no issues whatsoever and in fact it never disconnects at all. However, the connection is insanely unstable and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Wireless internet is connected to an open network but has no internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop yesterday and it connected to the wireless fine. Then I took it to school, put it on their wired connection, downloaded some stuff, and now the wireless doesn't ...
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After 15.10 upgrade, sometimes I have suddendly no more internet connection

After having upgraded to 15.10 from 15.04, it happens randomly, I couldn't yet find a schema. Sometimes I have no more connection elect@elect-desktop:~$ ping 8.8.8.8 connect: Network is unreachable ...
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Unable to autoconnect to hidden network in Ubuntu 15.04

My computer with Ubuntu 15.04 is unable to automatically connect to hidden wireless network. I have checked the "Automatically connect to this network when it is available" option, but it doesn't work ...
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Connection activation failed (32) Not authorized to control networking

I made the decision to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 via 14.10 as I'd been having a few issues with 14.04, so I ran the command sudo do-release-upgrade. All seemed to go well, until tried to connect to ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

I encountered with the error Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. So,I uninstalled mysql 5.5 from Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS.But when i tried ...
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Can't turn on wifi in ubuntu 14.04

My computer is an Asus x450j iwconfig shows: eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=16 dBm ...
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ssh connection to xxx closed by remote host

I have a admin server A which have root ssh trust for all other servers, and A can ssh most other servers without password, but for server B, it always says connection to B closed by remote host. ...
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5.0 GHz wifi not connecting on new Ubuntu

I recently got a new computer running Ubuntu(I previously owned a mac), and I've been having problems connecting to the right wifi. My computer has no problem connecting to the 2.4 GHz, but when I ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS Local Connections refused

I have some local services running on a little server box at my home. Since a few days ago, only half of them are working though. SSH, Samba, netatalk, Plex are all running fine while I can't connect ...
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How to track the Internet connectivity of two PCs simultaneously using a script?

I have two PCs and I want to monitor the Internet connectivity in both of them and make it available in a page (not local, and something like example.com/statuses) as to whether they're currently ...
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3g modem after playing with ap-hotspot

I got some problems with ap-hotspot and earlier installation of hosapd. Software were removed and now I got some missed option in the network panel - see picture. How to make Disconnect (Rozłącz) to ...
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Failed to connect to Cisco anyconnect VPN via openconnect

I've read several texts about this on the web and this site but couldn't solve the issue.I have network-manager-openconnect and network-manager-vpnc plugins installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (for GUI usage). ...
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how to set up a connection without using ssh

hey^^ currently I'm having a problem with a compute who has ubuntu installed on it, so I wanted to use putty and get remote access. Sadly the computer is a bit of a pain in the ass and not able to ...
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Wifi problem on an FS Amilo Li 1718, under 14.04 LTS

I am having trouble with my Qualcomm Atheros AR242x/542x wifi card in a FS Amilo Li1718. It only connects sometimes, and the speed is low when it does. Sometimes it does not even allow me to turn on ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...
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Ubuntu connects to wireless but doesn't work!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, it connects to my wireless network and shows that it is connected, but when I try to load a webpage or do anything like download Steam for Dota 2, it ...
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Weird internet connection issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an old Gateway PC with Windows 7 installed alongside the original (XP, I think?). A while ago my friend walked me through and helped me install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside the others because my Win7 ...
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cups with Ubuntu 14.04 very slow

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have cups installed to connect to the printer server at my work place. On both systems I see all the printers ...
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vsftpd server no connect on virtual server

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu in Amazon cloud server. This machine installed via APT Apache2 + PHP5 + MySql to serve my website and everything is running perfectly. However, with no means ...
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Cannot find my home wifi connection with 14.04. Had a good wifi connection at work

I spend most of last night on the forums trying to find a solution to no avail. I have an acer aspire 5742z. I purged/removed/disabled the broadcom driver. I did an update, I updated the PCiids, ...
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Unable to use proxy in terminal despite apt.conf file

I use a wired LAN at my college which uses proxy. As per this answer I edited my apt.conf file. My proxy details are as follows Username: mahe\ict.student Password: mumit@123 Proxy host: ...
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Connecting sublime_text3 editor with postgresql

I am new in sublime_text3. I want to connect my sublime_text editor with my system PostgreSQL in ubuntu12.10. I have tried few plugins but its not working. Any one have any idea how to do that?
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Cannot establish Wired connection on Acer Aspire 5930G

I use an Acer Aspire 5930G, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that i cannot establish wired connection on my ubuntu. Wireless connection works in both of my OSs but the ...
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Gnome 3 Connection problem

I am new in Linux universe, I'm using the 12.04 version of the Ubuntu, and I've installed Gnome using the apt-get, I was getting some connections problems, I'm not sure if it was after that, but, ...
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Can't connect to Internet and isn't the problem?

I've seen people having the same problem as me, although when they went to the Network parameters they were able to disable airplane mode and/or turn on the wireless setting, but I am not... When I ...
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no internet connection, but have signal in wifi

I cannot access yahoo.com, google etc in my browser, but I have signal in my WiFi, how can I access the internet again? Please can you tell me how to configure and solve my problem, Thanks
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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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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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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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Number of ssh connecetions used by sshfs

I've mounted a server using sshfs (used to mount a remote file system to a local folder). Everything works pretty fine at the first glance. I recognized that the connection breaks if multiple ...
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Extremely slow/laggy connection BCM43142 on lid closed Ubuntu 15.10

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. The problem is mainly in the title. During the lid open, the wireless connection works well enough (still kinda laggy) but as soon as I close the lid, my ...
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very bad bluetooth connection with an audio speaker

After much help from you guys i managed to make my bluetooth adapter working. Everything pairs with it now. But the problem now is, that after a short time playing music to an audio speaker the ...
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Have the BT mouse detected and started automatically

Have a Bluetooth mouse that has been setup a while ago. And the Bluetooth indicator in the top bar shows the mouse. It says Bluetooth ON Visible OFF Bluetooth Mouse connection OFF When I switch on ...
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PPPoe network errors

I am trying to connect wired pppoe network on ubuntu 14.04 I have referred : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ADSLPPPoE network manager says "device not managed" I followed the setup ...
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Laptop will not detect my network directly and will not give me access to the internet even if connected

I have issues with connecting with the wifi internet when I turn on my laptop. I have 2 wifi networks that I can connect with and even though it shows that it has been connected to either of them, I ...
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On 15.10: Wifi connection keeps dropping though it says it's still connected

I am new to Ubuntu and coding and haven't found a solution I understood. I have seen other guides and done some research, but can't figure it out. I really need easy to understands, detailed help!