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

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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to ubuntu, running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I connect to the net using a usb huawei dongle.I currently have a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using a huawei dongle ...
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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Need some cheat sheet or tutorial site for Linux [on hold]

I am beginner in Linux. I need Cheat sheet of commands like Linux Commands cheat sheet So I can learn easily Linux and also need some tutorial site name for beginner. Thanks
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [on hold]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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Internet disappears after few minutes

I have a strange issue. I moved to another city with different Internet and now after being connected to Wi-fi for few minutes (~5) Internet stops working, but wi-fi is still connected. Disconnecting ...
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D-Link drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Dekstop

I have been searching for D-Link drivers (DWA-182) for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Destop but I can't find anything... Anyone knows were I could find that?
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Why can't I get an internet connection? Ubuntu 14.04, cable modem, wireless router

I just installed 14.04 LTS on my desktop computer which is connected to a Netgear wireless router via ethernet, and the router is connected to a Motorola Surfboard cable modem also via ethernet. I ...
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I can't find my home wireless internet

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. Now I'm running dual boot, (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) and I just can't find my home wireless, I can find my neighbour's wireless but I can't find mine, please someone ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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System Network Certificate window Frozen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04, with gnome-shell. I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network. I enter my login and password, but no certificate -- I'm instructed by my university to ignore the warning (I ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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Ubuntu unable to reach Router

Good morning, I've installed Qimo few days back and have issues connecting to the internet (it works for a few seconds when I reboot). I am able to connect to my Wireless Network using automatic or ...
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ISP switch. Rogered

Just switched ISP and am connecting my computer via Wi-Fi. It shows that I have a strong connection, but when I go on-line, nothing loads. no internet connection. Restarted my computer in ...
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Connecting without my permission

When I typed lsof -i to see my Internet connection details among the sites and apps that I am actually using myself I noticed other ones like this: ...
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Wired or wireless internet connection failure - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a D-Link router and modem connected to my PC running Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to get both wired and wireless connection out of this setup. All was fine till day before yesterday, when all of a ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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How to forward internet from mobile modem into router

I had problem after I bought huawei E3372, because I tried to connect it with my openWRT based router and openWRT didn't support it in standard. I tried to install vendor drivers but on my primitive ...
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Connect to two networks simultaneously

I want to connect to two networks simultaneously using the Ethernet and in-built WiFi or to two WiFi networks by installing an additional WiFi adapter. My requirement: I have two sets of devices ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Wifi Problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Thinkpad T60 laptop. Laptop detected my home wifi and I connected to it. Accidentally, the power plug of router got disconnected from the socket and my laptop got ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server No Internet from ethernet connection at work

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I am using an ethernet connection that connects to my company's intranet. All the other computers I work with are connected to an AD domain and the Ubuntu server is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wi-fi constantly drops internet connection, need to reconnect manually

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered such a problem: after some little time (about 10-30 seconds) my wi-fi internet connection stops working and I need to reconnect it manually. ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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Internet speed greatly fluctuating, from 100kbps to 4mbps in under a second

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, while torrenting Kali Linux, my internet speed fluctuates greatly. This happens on all of my devices, leading me to believe my router is dying. Can anyone help? ...
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Can't connect to wireless network on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu for the first time and I cannot access the internet now on my laptop. The only way I can is an ethernet cable. What should I do? http://paste.ubuntu.com/9713130/ ...
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How does Ubuntu (or Linux in general) decide over which network connection to use, when there are several connections present (e.g. LAN, WiFi, etc…)

I am asking myself for quite some time this question. With a normal laptop you can have at least two internet connections: ethernet (wired LAN) and wifi (wireless). If you use a USB cellular modem ...
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How do I set up a wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I can successfully establish a wired connection when I hook an Ethernet cord to my laptop. However, I don't know how to set up a wireless connection. I have a Linksys E800 router. My computer doesn't ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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Able to Ping and Telnet but not Browse any website

I have a fresh install of 14.04. I am unable to browse any website using both Ubuntu browser and Firefox (the only browsers installed by default). However, when I drop the terminal I am able to ping ...
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Wired Internet connection stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS periodically

I have faced peculiar problem, let me explain the whole history. At first I have started to use Ubuntu 12.04LTS for my simulation purpose. But I recognised that internet connection (wired) stopped ...
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what is the best app to download files from internet? [duplicate]

what is the best app to download files from internet?
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ubuntu 14.04 wired connection packet loss

I am running 14.04 on a new machine and have been unable to get a stable wired internet connection. kernel: 3.13.0-32-generic network card: RTL8111/8168/8411 If I enable DHCP, it sometimes ...
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How to use DansGuardian as a whitelist?

Set up privoxy and DansGuardian. Followed THIS guide for the main setup, and THIS to see how whitelisting can be done. In the bannedsitelist file I set a blanket block (using **). Then in the ...
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Connecting to two ISP in local network using two different network

We have two ISP 1. BSNL (INDIA), 2. Airtel (INDIA). we getting Bsnl internet through D-Link DSL 2750U modem which holds the IP 192.168.1.1, Airtel internet modem with 192.168.2.1 IP address, Here it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 internet connection problem

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and with wired(Broadband) pppo connection setup, showing me connection is ok and with skype is online but i can't browser connection, only allow for google search (Chrome ...
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Virtual Machine Manager - Windows sharing internet with Ubuntu

Good morning, I have installed Virtual Machine Manager onto my Ubuntu setup and installed Windows. Now the whole install went get and installed without a problem... except that I have no internet. ...
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Not able to Connect Internet even after configuring Ethernet Interfaces in Ubuntu 14,10

I am new to Ubuntu 14.10, I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 and configured the Ethernet interfaces just like below with static IP in /etc/network/interfaces file. And i also added DNS ...
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Connects to wifi, but not the internet

I know that there are a lot of similar questions here, and I've read them and tried a lot of them, and nothing works (I'm afraid I might have fudged something up, but I really have no idea). ...
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Wifi slows down if I connect with Bluetooth device on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a 75 Mbit/s Wifi connection and the Wifi generally works great and fast. Although if I connect to any bluetooth device (e.g. some Audio device) the Wifi suddenly slows down significantly, but I ...
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NetbootInstallFromInternet?

I'm currently running Fedora, and I want to switch to Ubuntu. So I found this installation guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/NetbootInstallFromInternet I do have wireless ...
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Dissapearing wifi connection

I'm experiencing a problem with wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). My laptop can connect to wifi and it works fine, sometimes for a very long time but very often the ...
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Not able to open one particular site

I am not able to open github. I can access to all other sites but not this one. I got to know that its only I cannot open this as the site is working fine on my friends laptop on other networks. What ...