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

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Ubuntu Software Center Cannot Connect to the Internet

Using both terminal and the software center, I cannot do any updates or download any software. I tried running sudo apt-get update and I get this message: E:GPG error: http://linux.ntuoss.org trusty ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Are internet connection passwords available from some location in /home?

I keep /home on a separate partition. I upgrade by performing a fresh install. I assume that my internet connection passwords, like most of my other settings, will be stored somewhere in /home and so ...
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Why do I get internet connection without a defined interface?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. I set the NAT networking option to it. Without any further changes, I can access to internet from my VM. When I run: cat /etc/network/interfaces I get this: ...
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packet loss in ping

I'm new to linux. Currently I have two ubuntu VMs on a Windows 8 host. I created two virtual networks for both VMs as below: 1-NAT : to use the windows 8 internet Two internal connections to connect ...
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Internet not working [closed]

I have dualboot Windows7/Ubuntu 12.10. In windows the internet is working, in ubuntu it is not. It is showing network diconnected although it is locally connected via LAN cable to the router. The ...
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But same web pages are opening in Windows environment

My name is Mathew from India . Ubuntu is quite new for me . I am working in a org. where almost 300 Systems are planted . I are trying to switch to Ubuntu and installed 5 systems on Ubuntu 14.x During ...
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Internet Very slow on Ubuntu 14.04. And How to install from a file?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my windows 8 laptop yesterday. But now the problem is that my internet is working toooooooo,..... slow normally on my windows 8 I get around 300+ Kbps speed on ...
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Working internet connection sharing server set-up script, including dns, dchp, samba, ssh access ,aptcacher

I've written a script to automate installing from a fresh install (kubuntu 14.04)every thing needed to configure a server/router in two steps 1)install ubuntu and 2) run this script (because its ...
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My game on Steam [PoL] requires Internet Explorer 9

I am trying to play a game on Steam that requires Internet Explorer 9. Is there any way to do this on PlayOnLinux. I've tried to make a non-listed install on PoL, but Steam afterwards does not detect ...
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When Transmission is running, I can't reach Google and Youtube

I have just bought a new router and since I have installed and configured it, I have this problem: when Transmission is running and uploading/downloading files, I can't browse some important websites, ...
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Unity crash when acessing the internet Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 freshly installed on a Dell desktop PC with all available updates. Whenever a program tries to heavily access the internet Unity crashes, the mouse pointer freezes and the screen ...
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No internet connection while installing ubuntu 12.04

Currently I am running Windows 7 on my PC. When I boot to Windows, it connects to the internet. But when I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 and boot from the flash it shows Disconnected - You are now ...
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Downloading problem at slow internet speeds

Recently I had very slow download speeds at my home and It was taking 6 hours to download a file of just 250 MB with firefox browser ,So is there any program that I can use to increase my download ...
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How to restrict some websites in Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to restrict some websites to be surfed. I mean I want to prevent access to some websites. Please guide me on how to do the same in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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How to share cable Internet between a PC and an iPhone?

I have cable internet, and unfortunately only my PC can use it. I would like to make it so that my iPhone can also use it. I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS and an iPhone 4. Thanks!
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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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Cant connect to the internet

I am connecting using lubuntu and wifi at home. Recently i cant connect to the internet. It used to work fine. Afterward, it disconnected every few minutes. Now i cannot conect at all. Any ...
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cant access internet via mobile broadband

I am new user of Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my mobile broadband. It is ZTE MF691 USB modem. When i ...
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Share connection to router from second ethernet

I read all the previous posts but I didn't find anything that fit my needs. I have a PC with Xubuntu and 2 Ethernet cards. With a port (eth1) I have the Internet connection (static IP address) I want ...
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Automatically restarting wireless modem every 3 hours in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a weird problem. My PC works 24 hours a day, and it should be connected to the internet. Sometimes when I come home, I find my internet connection to be disconnected but the modem has good ...
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New to Ubuntu and need some help.

Hey guys I'm new to Ubuntu and decided to give it a try in a new rig I just built. I got it installed on the new machine and then when I plug my Linksys AE1200 USB wireless adapter in to connect to ...
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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MTS Ultra Wifi manual connection not working

I would like to use an MTS Wifi USB. I could able to create a network connection manually using the credentials internet@internet.mtsindia.in, #777, Password MTS, but i cannot access the internet.Also ...
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MTS ultra Wifi device not working in ubuntu 13.10 via usb

I would like to use an MTS Wifi USB. I could able to create a network connection manually using the credentials internet@internet.mtsindia.in, #777, Password MTS, but i cannot access the internet.Also ...
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TL-WN821N(v4) wont turn on (working on another installation)

I've had dual boot with ubuntu(work)+mint(general). The wireless card (TL-WN821N(v4)) used to work very well (not without issues, I had to receive help on linux mint forums) Now I decided to put ...
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Ubuntu dual boot - only one has internet connection

I have Ubuntu 12.04.02 and have working internet connection: Then I have install among the 12.04 the new 14.04. Unfortunately I am not able to connect to the internet - it is always loading. Could ...
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My website is accessible on my home network but nobody else can access it on the internet

this is my first server I've set up so bare with me if I lack any important details. I have set up my ubuntu server and have my site working on my home network, I am able to see my website on all ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi 14.04 LTS

So backstory, I had Ubuntu on then I wanted to try Ziron 8 and dual boot it and I starte not being able to connect to the internet whenever I installed it. So I took my Ubuntu live CD, wiped ...
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Wireless connection speed issue (Belkin F9L1101V2)

I have a usb wireless adapter, which is a Belkin N600DB (F9L1101V2). This adpater was not supported by ubuntu originally. So I followed the suggestions by 'WildMan' and managed to make it work on my ...
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Cant load internet after connecting to wifi [Dell Inspiron 1420]

So i just installed my first Ubuntu onto an old Dell Inspiron 1420 and once i got it all setup i connected to wifi.Problem is that once I did that it wouldnt load webpages or anything. Any help would ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection

I just installed Linux and Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion. First, I had problems with the graphics card and it said it could only operate in low graphics mode.But it just stall ...
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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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Block certain websites on Ubuntu for main user

I have a problem with some kind of Internet addiction. I want to block some sites on my Ubuntu 12.04 for myself. Changing dns and /etc/host doesent help couse I know pass and any time when I fill ...
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Problem with WiFi and no Ethernet port

So I did not click install third party software during installation. When I look for additional drivers, my WiFi card is not showing up. The Ethernet port of my computer is malfunctioning. However my ...
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getting software update using adhoc network [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 . I use an adhoc network to share internet with my friends. but ubuntu is not allowing me download or update software from software center.I usually see a notice that says I am ...
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Wi-fi not browsing after using VPN

I connected a vpn (wi-free) so i could access some website using a different ip address, but on disconnecting to use my wireless connection back, it only connects and does not browse the internet ...
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Mobile internet Router reconnecting problem

I am using Huawei E5776 mobile internet router , it works fine with my other devices , but on this ubuntu 14.04 computer it keeps reconnecting every 5-8 min. and when it reconnecting I have about 1-2 ...
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Wireless connection HP Pavillon dv6 not working

I'm trying without results to connect to my wireless network with the HP Pavillon dv6 but can't get it working. Haven't tried the Ethernet port yet. I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS today. How can I ...
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Wifi connect to AP but no internet connection

My Ubuntu 14.04 can discover AP names in terminal nm-tool, can connect to AP but still have no internet connection. I discovered when booting from live usb AP and internet works just as it should be. ...
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PEAP WPA2 Enterprise wireless connection at university not authenticating on Ubuntu 14.04

I know this question has been asked multiple times before but before you answer please consider what I have done so far: Used both Username & DOMAIN\Username Changed the line "system-ca-cert"'s ...
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Internet not working with incorrect static network settings

I have Ubuntu 14.4 LTS, 64 bits OS. Since a restart today morning, my system is making problems. My Skype on Ubuntu is working but i'm unable to ping google.com and even my Google Chrome browser is ...
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Is dnsmasq preventing internet?

On my computer I have dual boot Win 7 and Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Tonight I switched over to Xubuntu to work on something. When I fired up Firefox it acted like I didn't have an internet connection. ...
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How to make my Ubuntu 14.04 recognise MMX377G USB Manager for enabling net facility via Modem

Output from WINE My vendor id etc details Note: Using WINE is also of no use since it is giving error. Can you suggest any solution for this which may be worked out from Windows in where the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 ethernet network not connected

I connected to the internet OK up stairs (wired). I then move the computer downstairs within minutes: I get "no internet connection" message. I connect via a switch, wired. I checked the ethernet ...
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Network do not work on 14.04

I have Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted with DVD iso and it works very well, but there is a problem with Ethernet connection. On windows it works well,but on Ubuntu it gives an error ...
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Unable to access shared internet connection

Thank for reading my post. I have setup Ubuntu 12.04 server on an unused box. My idea is to use it for development and as a router. I have 2 network cards installed. eth0 is connected to my ADSL ...