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

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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 ...
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internet access [duplicate]

I am new to to Ubuntu. My laptop is connected to the WiFi but I am not being able to access internet. However the same WiFi is working on my mobile. If any other information is reqd than I can provide ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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Yet another “Internet is not working fine on 14.04” question. Tell me the output you need and I'll paste it

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop and got this annoying behavior: wireless connection works fine the first minutes and then it just stops working at all. Network manager says it is still ...
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Regarding Connection activation of Wired connection

While I am trying to connect the broadband wired connection, it is showing a 'Connection failure' window with the message (1) Creating object for ...
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ubuntu cannot connect to Belkin router

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network was fine with my old tp-link router. I replaced the old one with a Belkin router and then I cannot connect to Internet. The wi-fi icon keeps showing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unstable wifi connection

I am having internet connection problems on Ubuntu 14.04. Its fine on Windows 8. The connection happens, but is very spotty and will frequently drop. Currently the only way to restore the connection ...
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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to connect to wired internet

After I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, I am not able to connect to Internet. The out put of ifconfig is eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:d1:6e:fb:1a UP BROADCAST MULTICAST ...
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My internet works EXTREMLY slow (Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0)

I'm completely new to ubuntu (14.04). Friend instaled it on my compuiter yesterday and we ran into problem that internet runs extremly slow. Sometimes page times out. I have instaled Win 7 on SSD. ...
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Ethernet connection is not working

i have a problem with my internet connection. I´m using dual boot win7 and linux(Ubuntu). My ethernet connection is working in win7,but in linux, it isnt working. Its says ethernet is disconected and ...
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Can see wifi connections, but cannot connect

I have a Ubuntu laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and I cannot connect to a wireless network. I can do that fine by an ethernet cable but it's getting really annoying.... I can see it fine, I click ...
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MTS Mblaze datacard in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS connection issue

I was able to connect only once and use internet. That time, lsusb displayed: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard But after I ...
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wired internet fluctuates on ubuntu but not on windows 8 (in dual boot).. pls help

My wired internet speed (I dont use wifi) fluctuates a lot between 0-200 kbps and stays at 0 a lot.. I have windows 8 in dual boot but the net does not fluctuate there.. I do most of my work on ...
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How to connect Tata photon +(Huawei EC156) in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am very new to Ubuntu Can anybody, kindly enlighten me with the procedure of establishing Internet connection on my laptop ? I am using 3G Tata Photon+ Huawei EC156
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Can't connect to school internet

I recently got a new ubuntu laptop for school. The only problem is that I cannot connect to my school's network. To connect I have to select the network in my network list, then open a web browser and ...
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only internet in guest session

I ask for some help. I don't know why I don't have an internet connexion on my user session. Precisely, I don't know why my computer terminal search for a cache that doesn't exist now on my ...
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Problem with Internet connection after unplugging USB adapter

I use Ubuntu 14.04 for over a week. Today I had to unplug my USB wireless adapter to connect USB drive and copy some files. After I plugged my USB wireless adapter back again, I couldn't ever connect ...
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My airtel 3G data card is not detected by Ubuntu 14.04. What should I do to make it work?

The dongle starts blinking but there is no any changes shown by operating system when I connect USB data card Airtel 3G to my laptop. Any help will be great. I don't see the mobile broadband in the ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...
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Cannot access Google services

I cannot access any Google services such as Google.com or GMail from my Ubuntu 14.04. It's not an ISP issue, because I can access Google services using my smartphone using the same wifi connection ...
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Can browse internet but can't update Ubuntu 14.04

Using wifi connection or 3G connection I can access Internet but when I'm trying to install updates through the software updater it says no Internet connection. When I try ping google.com it also ...
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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; ...
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Wi-Fi automatically gets disconnected

Laptop : Lenovo ThinkPad x120e Router : Netgear N-150 wireless router WGR614v10 OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64 bit Problem is, sometimes my netgear wi-fi connection automatically gets disconnected, more ...
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How can I install iBall Airway 3G Usb modem in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have bought iball Airway 3G USB modem. I can't configure it on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Update fails due to “no internet connection”

Whenever I try to update I get an error message saying I have "no internet connection" even if I do have a connection. I have a Asus X54C with Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow connection with Broadcom wireless card

Few days ago I updated my laptop from 13.10 to 14.04 by reinstalling everything and I started having troubles with my Broadcom card. It was working well with previous version, so i don't know what is ...
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all external requests/ping returns gateway as destination IP

"ping www.google.com" returns PING www.google.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data. and returns no response, obviously. "ping www.yahoo.com" returns PING www.yahoo.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) ...
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Track up and download of UMTS USB Stick

Is there any easy to use application for ubuntu that can monitor the up and download ammount of my USB-UMTS-Internet Stick and has a GUI?
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Using my Wi-Fi connection for another device [duplicate]

Is it possible to use my Wi-Fi connection on my laptop, sort of like a modem to connect my PC (Windows XP) to the Internet?
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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Share Internet from laptop (connected to LAN) to Android using WIFI router

The idea is: Internet - eth0 - Laptop - wlan0 - router - Android Static IPs everywhere. IP ranges are different. Could not establish bridge. bridge-utils unable to add wlan0 to bridge. Android ...
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How To: Keep running script only when the network (internet connection) is idle?

I have a script (actually, a Rails application with a Sidekiq job queue system), which uploads pictures and albums to Flickr. This data is huge for my purposes (around 100GB), and the upload is slow ...
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UMTS stick reconnect error

When I start up my system I plug-in my Huawei UMTS stick. When I log into the web and stay 'idle' (not downloading data) for some time it switches from HSPA to EDGE. Disconnecting and reconnecting ...
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Unable to connect to new internet

Before a certain point in time, I added my home ethernet and wifi connection to the list, as well as the wifi from my school. I was also able to use my hotspot/tether from my phone. Now, I am only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow/unstable wifi

I have a lenovo Y-50 gaming laptop and after first boot I installed Ubuntu and avoided Windows 8 overall, anyways my internet is really slow and unstable even though the router is in the next room. ...
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New Build - no Internet connection

Just built a new computer: Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: i5 4690K HSF: Mugen 4 Motherboard: Z97 Pro RAM: 8 GB Crucial Ballistix SSD: SanDisk 240GB (All from the 'Outstanding' tier of ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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Get result of internet traffic monitor for particular period in ubuntu server

Nginx is serving webpages from ubuntu server. Once or twice in a week I get warning mail from the cloud server provider says The amount of transferred data has exceeded the limit: The amount of ...
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Internet super slow on 14.04 LTS [on hold]

The web-pages load extremely slowly. Sometimes I even get timeouts. This happens both in Firefox and Chrome. I don't have a cable, so I could not try to find out whether this happens just on WiFi. ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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ubuntu server not seeing ethernet port

i am trying to setup ubuntu server on a normal desktop computer. the install went fine (even though it didnt connect to the internet) i figured i would have to change some network config settings. but ...
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No network access until I ping the gateway

I have the weirdest of problems that I can't work out on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the machine I cannot access the internet and the machine's nginx server cannot be accessed. Running ifconfig ...
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...