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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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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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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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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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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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Running app from the SDK to a nexus 4 phone produces ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host error

I have before successfully run apps on this device from the SDK. Now the SDK is giving me an error: [10:27:08] Started /usr/share/qtcreator/ubuntu/scripts/qtc_device_run_app [10:27:09] ...
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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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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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Ubuntu wireless only connects to some networks

I have dual-booted my windows 8 machine with Ubuntu. No matter which version of Ubuntu I had installed, I was able to connect to my home network on both windows and Ubuntu, but when I got to school ...
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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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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to VPN. This used to work on my machine, but i recently did an update and it's stopped working. I'm not sure what the problem is. My question is how do i debug ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Network Connection Unavailable

I recently added a EDIMAX EW-7811Un to my computer to allow wireless networking. That was working. Now after a reboot I am unable to connect to either wireless or wired network. the result of ...
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Losing connection with weird behavior

My game client loses connection from my game server intermittently. (about 0.2% per minute) When connection is dropped, my client received a error code 10053(connaborted) usually. The number of user ...
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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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Internet connection works during preview but not after install

I've been messing with this all day, I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and everything. My wired connection shows up during the preview when I install from my pendrive, but whenever the installation is over and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can not mount NFS from server on local network

I set up my NFS server without doing any bigger changes in configuration files. After that I added these entries to /etc/exports(both paths are valid) on server(192.168.1.11): /export ...
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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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Wi-Fi is unable to connect

The Wi Fi at my house can connect on my windows partition, but not on Ubuntu. On all flavors. I have a Comcast service, and Im using a Netgear router. (A relatively new one.)
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Onda communication TM201 problem with USB modem

After having done a very long research, about this type of usb-modem, I'm here asking for your help. In my PC I have installed lubuntu (the version obtained from Ubuntu 12.04). In order to connect the ...
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A problem with the wired connection between windows and Ubuntu

Currently I have installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7. The problem comes when I switch from Ubuntu to Windows and vice versa. My connection suddenly stops working - when I switch from Win to Ubuntu and ...
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Cannot connect Ubuntu to iPhone 5 hotspot

I am a real novice with Ubuntu. A friend gave me a laptop with it installed. It didn't seem to have a problem picking up the WiFi at work, but I have just got an iPhone 5 and am using it as a hotspot ...
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Cant use any internet 11.04

I installed Ubuntu for the first time on my hp g7v laptop. I cannot connect to the internet with a wired or wireless connection. I am only minutes old in the Ubuntu world so I require detailed ...
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Can't connect VPN/add new VPN connection on 12.04 when using NX

I remote control my Ubuntu box using NX. I am trying to create a new VPN connection. I click on Configure VPN → Add → OpenVPN → Create then I get a "Editing VPN connection 1" window but ...
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no wired connection 14.04

I'm running 64 bit linux ubuntu for the past 2 months and yesterday I stop getting wired signal I've tried 3 different cables so I know its not that and did a fresh install. ifconfig gets me this: ...
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How to stop my connection to a network device timing out

I'm trying to put Ubuntu 14.04 on a network device by copying files from my OS to a drive on the network, but every time I try to connect, I get the error "Connection timed out." I can only access the ...
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Mobile internet network have to be set up after every restart

I have Dell inspiron 1720 laptop with dual boot Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04. I have my internet connection through sim card in a Huawei dongle. When I start Ubuntu I have to establish connection - ...
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how to read text message that resides on it like windows with sony Ericsson wireless manager

i am using sony Ericsson for a Mobile Broadband connection ; it woks perfectly but i want to know if there any way to read text messages that resides on it like windows with sony Ericsson wireless ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 making strange connections

I recently installed Xubuntu and I have noticed my new OS making some strange connections. I have made sure to close everything that would have a reason to make any connection like the music ...
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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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Can SSH into target Ubuntu machine fine on target's boot, but later the connection attempt times out on the client

I have two computers in the house, one is Ubuntu running OpenSSH-server, the other is either a VM Ubuntu with an openssh client or putty on windows. When I boot up the server machine I can SSH into ...
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Ubuntu guest to PC connection over serial cable

I want my pc having windows 7(teraterm installed ) to talk(connect) to my guest VM (ubuntu os 14.04) on another PC. The connection is through an ATEN usb to serial port convertor. Help please!!!!
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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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Ubuntu won't connect to Network through Ethernet

I have just built a Desktop Computer and I have created a Live USB with Ubuntu 14.04. I boot to the USB to "Try Ubuntu" and everything works fine, but the computer refuses to connect to the Network ...
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Pro/Wireless 3945ABG won't connect

I hope someone can help me. I just purchased a Dell Latitude G630 Windows 7 from a friend that just needed money. It's fairly new, though I believe he got it refurbished because he said no disc's came ...
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Wifi/Ethernet Not detecting/connecting on 14.04

I have a dell inspiron 1564 which had ubuntu 12.04 earlier. I was not able to detect wifi/ethernet cable connection so I upgraded it to 14.04 but however I faced the same problem. On installing the ...