Questions about connecting to the Internet. "wireless" and "networking" might be better tags, depending on the question.

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Firefox not displaying login screen

My school uses Lightspeed Systems for internet, and when a new device connects to the internet, when try to access an internet service, it redirects to a login screen. On my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not load web page

I have dual system Win7 and ubuntu 14.04. My ubuntu can not load webpage in Firefox these days, though it shows WiFi is connected. Please find my information for ifconfig, route -n,ping,cat ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connection is there but no internet access - messed resolvconf

Let me start with a disclaimer: I have tried to fix my problem by reading similar questions & answers, but so far no luck. Not only that, but I think that by making some changes to resolvconf I ...
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Problem with wireless connection in 14.04 lts

My problem: I can see and connect to the network, most of the time (sometimes connecting does not work). My main problem is, that even when connection is established, I have no access to the internet. ...
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Troubleshooting network connectivity

This PC is connected via RJ-45 to home based router that in-turn conected via RJ-11 to public phone service shared with ISP. With wrong trace-route and Inaccurate connection data listed in ...
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14.10 Cannot connect to internet through a wired connection. Try before install boot option selected

I'm currently attempting to install 14.1 on a new computer via USB. No Wireless. It's plugged into the ethernet port on a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX mother board with an AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz 6 core ...
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ubuntu 14.04 can not access some sites

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit edition. I use PPPOE internet connection. But after configuring my connection I found that I can not access some sites like(twitter, odesk, ...
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Why my webcam does not work when using a browser, while it works fine locally? [on hold]

I am using a dell inspiron 1545 laptop with integrated webcam. I use cheese or gstreamer-properties to access to it locally. I try to access to it via google hangouts and flash webcam sites like ...
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14.10 Cannot connect to internet through a wired connection. Still trying before install

I'm currently attempting to install 14.1 on a new computer via USB. No Wireless. It's plugged into the ethernet port on a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX mother board with an AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz 6 core ...
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Cannot connect to internet via ethernet 14.10 still trying to install

I'm currently attempting to install 14.1 on a new computer via USB. No Wireless. It's plugged into the ethernet port on a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX mother board with an AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz 6 core ...
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How to detect if an OpenVPN connection has disconnected?

I have a machine that is connected to a VPN through OpenVPN. Is there a way to detect if the connection has dropped and run a script in the event of the disconnect?
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Can't connect to wired internet Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS

I recently built my own pc and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS for the first time. My problem is that I can't connect to the internet through my router. I do not have a wireless card so that's not an ...
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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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wanted to create wifi hotspot through wifi internet connection

I want to create wifi hotspot. Tried ap-hotspot. It doesn't allow wifi hotspot with only one wifi adapter (unless you have ethernet connection as source of internet). I dont have ethernet connection, ...
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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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Lynx non-English fonts display and log in problem

i just installed Lynx browser ( which doesn't have GUI and executes in terminal and i use G u a k e Terminal) but the terminal does not show Persian fonts which have right to left alignment. it ...
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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(Ubuntu Server 14.10) Cannot connect to wireless [duplicate]

I just recently acquire a computer that had windows on it, and the wireless worked fine. I installed Ubuntu, removing windows. Having started it for the first time, I find that I am unable to connect ...
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How to connect to internet Ubuntu server command line 14.04

Hello guys I'm very new with Ubunu (well linux in general) and I'm trying to to connect to the internet with a AES3000 wireless adapter, I had already setup the whole server(ubnut server 14.04 ...
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Regarding my connection

I know this is a silly question,but i have this isssue. I am not able to login to my fb account after installing my ubuntu , whereas I am able to login from other machines. Plz do find me a solution ...
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Getting internet connection through eth0 and wlan0 simultaneously

I have disabled network manager on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to do manual configuration: 1) Connect to Internet through eth0 SUCCEEDED by using ifconfig eth0 up dhclient eth0 ----> I am able ...
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Internet sharing with alternate source

Here's my scenario: I live in a rural area, where the only "high-speed" internet access is wireless. So I get a 802.11g signal from a tower a mile or so away through a directional antenna mounted ...
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Ethernet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10

my processor is AMD FX8350 and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.10 and 14.04 (AMD 64). After installing my internet did not work. Tried to enter the settings (IP,Gateway,DNS) manually but no luck and did ...
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Internet speed became slow in 14.04!

My internet speed got slow since a week, if I download anything using uGet or bitTorrent it downloads very slowly, but if I download any software from Ubuntu Software Center, it downloads it with ...
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How to bypass 3G bandwidth throttling and capping on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a 3G network connection and it was working like a charm until the government decided to slow it down in some areas of the country and now I'm starting to have headaches because of this. I ...
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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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Internet connection problems after installation of Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu from a live USB, I have been having problems with connecting to the internet ever since Ubuntu began to install. The first known time an issue occurred to me was during the ...
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Ubuntu Server - no internet connection

I've installed Ubuntu Server on server machine with two network cards, whereas only one of them is wired to local network. When I type: sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces I get following: # The ...
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Download speed on Ubuntu 14.04 on wired connection very slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop computer on a SSD. My download speed on Chromium, Firefox, Deluge, etc. never goes above ~50Kbps. On a Windows 7 system (dual boot), my download speed ...
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Can't open or ping my ISP's authentication page only from my linux machine

SCENARIO I just got a new internet connection. It's a fiber optic connection connected to a modem to which my linux computer is connected to through ethernet cable. To get internet access I have to ...
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Intel e1000e NIC - Can't connect to internet if computer overclocked 14.10 + 14.04

I have a Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 motherboard which has an intel Gb Ethernet 82579V (e1000e) wired connection. I am running the most recent bios F20 and have updated the Ethernet bios to v1.5. I usually ...
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ubuntu 12.04 consuming too much bandwidth

I have ubuntu install on one of my machines and its consuming to much bandwidth, which is bringing the whole network down. I have started monitoring the bandwidth with nehogs and its consteltely ...
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Share Internet connection from Ubuntu 14.04 to Chromebook

The problem is that my girlfriend hat a CB and there are not any settings yet to connect it to our UNI wifi. I ve searched but i came empty handed. How can I share with her the internet from my laptop ...
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D-Link DWM-156 doesn't get detect on (K)Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a D-Link DWM-156 3G Modem to connect on my laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. When I plugged the modem on the usb port it showed on dmesg as a CD-ROM device, which I mounted to see what was ...
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Set frootvpn as global VPN

I can't set frootvpn as default VPN layer in my Ubuntu 14.04. Following the official guide I succeded in activating it for the time being, but after restarting I have to do the last step again. I ...
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Can't seem to get wired connection started

I know similar questions like this one have been asked numerous times in the past and I 've already tried a few possible solutions , but still i am not able to get my wired connection started , ever ...
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14.04 Desktop Installation, Wired Connection Problems

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my mother's Medion Titanium MD 8030. I was trying to get the internet working on it via ethernet cable because it's situated right next to the modem; however, the ...
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Ethernet not working ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my device connected to the internet. This is the content of /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp iface usb0 inet dhcp iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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How to connect wirelessly with Kubuntu 14.04

Newbie - I recently installed kubuntu after Ubuntu kept crashing my system. Did a fresh install. I can count with Ethernet, but am unable to connect wirelessly. Looking at other questions around ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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No internet connection on install [14.04]

I decided to install ubuntu as my 2nd OS (Together with Windows 8 x64 non-UEFI), made an USB drive with installer of Ubuntu 14.04. But when loading is done, ubuntu installer asked me to connect to ...
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Diconnected - you are now offline

This question might look redundant or similar to others but it is not. Most people are having this issue (all i've come across) who have installed a new copy of Ubuntu on their system. But i've had ...
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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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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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Unable to connect through GPRS Vodafone connection

I am using a Motorola MOTO E Mobile Phone with a dual SIM facility. I have got a GPRS connection for surfing purpose. The connection is through VODAFONE and I am an INDIAN residing at Kerala. I ...
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Does Ubuntu contain links to Phishing websites?

My first time using Ubuntu and I think it's really great except I am concerned about the following experience. I note when I click on the Amazon shopping icon on Ubuntu's icon tab that the Amazon ...
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Download Speed limited

I have lenovo g510, when I am using Windows my download speed is 12Mbits/s but when I use Ubuntu it's only 600kb/s. What is the problem? As a side note: I haven't tried any solution yet because I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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Installation of data card

I am unable to use my data card. How can I use it. Basically I am using a data card which has auto installer option for which whenever I plug it on any device it installs automatically. But in ubuntu ...