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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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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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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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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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How to setup and connect Teletalk 3g modem in ubuntu 14.04?

I am very fond of Linux and recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am having issues trying to connect my Teletalk 3g modem in Ubuntu 14.04 for mobile broadband. If anyone could provide step by step ...
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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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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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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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WIFI Doesn't work on newly installed Ubuntu

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu (pats self on back) but now I can't figure out how to connect to my wifi. I'm going to include the down low on my hardware below - hopefully no one uses it to ...
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Removed wired connection Ubuntu 14.10

So, I had to use a DLS connection yesterday, and the only way to do it was to remove the wired connection that was accessed by default. But! I got a new router yesterday night and my PC doesn't ...
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14.04 LTS Server - Can SSH and FTP, but no other internet connections

I realized my server wasn't working as normally expected when I was doing something else on it recently. It's like it was unable to connect - which was weird because I could FTP and SSH into it just ...
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Share WiFi on Windows to Ubuntu via LAN

I have the problem, that in my room, I get WiFi but no LAN. I have two PCs standing there, where just my Windows PC has a WiFi Stick. Now I want to share this connection through LAN diretctly to the ...
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14.04 Unstable Wifi/Internet Connection

I have seen all the other questions about this problem... And I've got it too since I upgraded to 14.04 (lubuntu) from 13.10. As per this "thread", I add the information of my system @ubuntu.pastebin ...
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Vsftpd stuck at waiting for welcome message

I set up my Ubuntu server yesterday an everything was working fine (Apache, vsftpd, etc). However, I went to update my home page via vsftpd and it timed out at PASS *******. Every time after that it ...
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Connecting to Ethernet

I purchased a used Dell computer with Ubuntu running already, and this morning a prompt came on the screen telling me an update was available. I updated everything that was listed and after my system ...
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14.04 unstable internet connection

Since upgrading two machines to 14.10/14.04 (one of them Ubuntu [13.10 -> 14.10] the other Lubuntu [14.04]), connections to the internet do not work every time. When connecting to a remote destination ...
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VPNC connection failed in Ubuntu

I recently started using the threatspike VPN service. I have added 3 devices: An Android A windows 7 desktop. Ubuntu laptop. The former 2 are working great without any problem. But, the Ubuntu ...
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Not able to connect to open WiFi

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It has got problem with WiFi connectivity. It is not getting connected to open WiFi networks in our hostels. But get connected to few other connections like to hotspots on ...
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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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SSH connection refused after reconnect for short period of time (EC2 AWS)

If I haven't connected via SSH to one of my EC2 Ubuntu instances I can connect straight away, but if I disconnect and reconnect quickly I get a connection refused message and I have to wait a few ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not reading usb 2.0 port and cannot connect to wired conection

I'm completely new to linux and I'm having problems right now. I'm running it from a live usb in a usb 3.0 slot (if that might be the problem). Ubuntu isn't using my usb 2.0 slots for some reason ...
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Teamviewer not working (no connection)

I installed teamviewer on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I downloaded from the Teamviewer homepage the 32-bit version and run: sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb I usually use this machine directly (not ...