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

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Cannot connect to Internet unless I disable then enable interface (since upgrade to 15.04)

My computer has two network cards: - eth0 has a static IP address and connects to the LAN. It is not managed by NetworkManager. - eth1 has a dynamic address and connects to my cable modem. The ...
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Nokia X6 Unable to connect as modem via bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Nokia X6. With the older versions of Ubuntu, I was able to connect to internet via Bluetooth. But now on 15.04 I'm unable to do the same. With data cable it get's connected. Someone please ...
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15.04 Problem: No Nvidia, No Mouse, No Connection

I have upgraded 14.04 to 15.05. After booting, it only opens after I enter as recovery mode and then internet does now work neither my mouse.
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How do I setup a tunnel piercing scenario on my Ubuntu client to access the internet through my own server including port knocking on it?

Google isn't my friend with this long term issue which is up to date for my upcoming holidays again. It would be great if you could provide a road warrior setup for DNS as well as IP tunneling as a ...
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

Here's what rkfill list returns 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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Cannot Connect guest machine to internet using NAT

I have installed 4 virtual machines all having OS as Ubuntu 14.04 server. One is the compute node. Having interfaces file as follows. LOOPBACK NET auto lo iface lo inet loopback MGNT NETWORK ...
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Upload Files(from the internet) to a dropbox or google drive

I want to download a file from the internet and I have to store it on my dropbox/google drive. Is there a way to skip my PC. So the dropbox server is downloading the file right in my folder? This ...
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LAN is not working, Showing “Cable Unplugged”

I am using Lenovo B490 laptop and everything was fine. Few days back My friend used my laptop in my absence and after that I am not able to connect internet through the LAN port. It is showing that ...
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I want to download “Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO” .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04

I want to download "Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO" .ios file in my ubuntu 14.04.So that I can use it in pendrive. Can anyone give me the glimpse to how to do it using terminal ? I want to ...
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Wi-fi speed dramatically low on Ubuntu vs Windows

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine. My kernel version is: 3.16.0-34-generic My problem is that download speed in Ubuntu (measured via speedtest.net is 0.78 Mbps while on Windows ...
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14.04 Share Internet with 2 Network Cards

I use an Ubuntu 14.04 32 bits I have the following problem, I have to share Internet: 1 Internet Server (eth1) 1 Forward Internet with other network cards (this is the machine that need to configure ...
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Can not connect to Windows HomeGroup and Internet at the same time

I Ubuntu 14.04 and made all the changes on Samba to allow me to connect to my Windows Homegroup. Trouble is I can now either connect to the homegroup or the internet, but not both at the same time. ...
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DSL connection problem after installing Ubuntu 15.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to connect with my broadband DSL connection. When I entered the cable it was showing that it could recognize the cable. Then from edit connection I added a ...
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Internet works only after Rebooting or Reconnecting

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron laptop. Initially, the Wi-Fi didn't work. But it started working after I did some update using the Ethernet. But I noticed some problems after ...
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Wireless Throttled

I've recently got installed a line of 300Mbps. The first test was 4 days ago and the real speed was 180Mbps (ookla speed test). However, it's some day that the speed is diminished... a lot! Now the ...
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Router swich problems connecting to the internet

Hi i have a problem whit my connection to the internet. I had one internet provider and router, then i swiched to a new one and set the new router with same name and pasword as the last one. Evryting ...
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PPPOE doesn't work on 15.04 (intel I217-V)

I was trying to setup DSL to surf the Internet. After I set up my username and password to the configuration. I clicked the connet and it does not work..... I used the some way to successfully drive ...
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Unknown tcp connection in nethogs [duplicate]

I found an unknown TCP connection with root access in Nethogs. Currently in the screenshot there is no on going data transfer but at times few byes do transfer from this unknown connection. I'm ...
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How to share Desktop PC internet with android [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my desktop pc . I've a android phone with kitkat update . I'm using a broadband line for internet . Now how can I use my pc internet in my android phone . I can do in ...
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Share internet connection to distribute ubuntu nodes sitting behind master

I'm working on setting up a 20 node distributed system. The data nodes are hp Compaq 6500 pc's running Ubuntu 12.4.5. The master is connected to the internet and I've configured the IP's of the nodes ...
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An error with MySQL

An exception occurred: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (111) This is what I get when I try to visit one site! The question is: is it releated to my ...
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Network married to router

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server, I upgraded to the desktop. My internet connection is married to the router. The Internet connection works fine on that router. As soon as I move the computer to a ...
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Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

EDIT: PROBLEM IS BACK.. I cant figure out a permanent and reliable way around the bug (have managed the bug to go away 2 times) my files keep duplicating themselves with a ~ after their name, so if I ...
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If flash isn't installed in the first place, why does Firefox need Flash block 1.5.18 to block auto-play video advertisements?

My netbook becomes extremely inefficient when being bullied by auto-play video advertisements on the internet. I am on Lubuntu 14.04 using firefox 37.0.1 (Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu | canonical 1.0), ...
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Ubuntu can't access the internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my PC and I tried installing my 3G modem USB stick but that didn't work. After days of unending trials and Google searches, I finally found out I could run a Virtual Machine ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Forward Internet connection over ssh to remote computer

I'm struggling to access the internet from my remote computer. I'd like to access the remote computer via ssh and have there the internet connection available to install packages etc. It looks like ...
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How to know if the router is internet access when connecting via wireless

In windows when you are connecting via wireless it's tell you if their is internet access or no. in ubuntu i already connect to router but i don't know if the router is connect to internet or not?! ...
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Internet Connected but cannot visit websites

My laptop is Elitebook 745 G2 running Ubuntu 14.04, new installed. It has dual OS: Ubuntu and Windows. The internet service works well in Windows, but cannot work in Ubuntu, though it is connected and ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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Just installed ubuntu on hp envy 15. Having issues with the internet

I just installed ubuntu 2 days ago and I keep getting constant cut outs with the wireless card. Im pretty new to this whole linux thing so if theres anything you need me to type in the terminal let me ...
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My WIFI is disabled by default on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

When I try to manage my internet connection methods, WI-FI isn't even an option. There is only Wired Connection 1. IS this a problem with hardware or software? The same problem existed in Linux Mint. ...
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WiFi is very slow in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new with both Ubuntu and also AskUbuntu. So please give me step by step instructions. If an answer already exists for this problem, please post the link. Thanks in advance. The Wi-Fi is very ...
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Since update of Firefox v37 internet access is slow

Before the auto update to Firefox v37 occurred Firefox worked fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 system (ethernet connected to 20Gbps internet up 4Gbps down). My system is 8 core, 32GB ram, ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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Ethernet on laptop only works occasionally

The Ethernet connection on my laptop works only occasionally. Wi-Fi on my laptop works, so the problem does not seem to be with the Internet connection. Plugging in the Ethernet cable and turning off ...
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Internet sharing with static mac-addr to IP mapping

I can create a network between my ubuntu 14.04 and another machine by connecting ethernet cable between my ubuntu machine and second machine, and then setting "IPv4" to "share to other computers". ...
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Dell C640 No internet with Ubuntu

Installed ubuntu-14.04.2 on Dell C640 for my kid (edubuntu) Problem: No wired connection. No wifi connection. Slitaz linux connects using wired connection. Machine uses: "Agere Wireless Mini-PCI ...
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No wifi on newly installed ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop. Everything works fine except that I cannot connect to a wireless connection. This is how it looks in front of me right now. I thought pictures would give more ...
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Network bonding multiple isp connection [duplicate]

Linux novice here... I have 2 Internet connection with 2 ISP providers with 2 NIC. I tried for a long time to combine these 2 isps connection to use like a single connection. Home Connection ...
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3G dongle and wire connection at the same time

Heyhey I have a dongle and an adsl connection. Since the dongle has lower ping I prefer to use that, however sometimes it gets disconnected. Do you know how can I set up (if possible) to use windows ...
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Cant access Google and facebook

I am using Ubuntu from last 5 years. From last 3 days i am experiencing a problem related to internet, I am unable to open either google.com or facebook.com for first half an hour, allother websites ...
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I only can open Google websites

I'm a new user and this is the first time that I have installed Ubuntu. I have internet with ethernet and can connect it, but I can open only websites of Google (Google Maps, YouTube, etc.). Why? If ...
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Erratic connectivity problems with Eduroam on 14.04 - possible workarounds?

I have to connect to eduroam through TU Delft settings from the following link ...
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How to make voice call from EON 3G data card?

As a windows user I was able to make calls through my system . In ubuntu there is no option for calls , my question is " Is there any software which can help me to make voice calls ? " The built in ...
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ASUS X552V Network not working

I've tryied everything and now , i'm here with this question in hope to get an answer from a good man. How can i do my laptop to have wireless or LAN connection?
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Static IP fails at boot

I have apt-get purge everything dhcp related from the system. Netmanager is no where to be found (on purpose) rads@PBX:~$ sudo -i root@PBX:~# nmcli dev status The program 'nmcli' is currently not ...
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Internet connection over WiFi stops until reboot

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Toshiba Satellite L655. After few days of installing, the internet connection started to stop occasionally after an hour or half hour and sometimes after few ...
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Installed Xubuntu 13.04 and cannot update to 14.04, can't find server [duplicate]

Today I installed xubuntu 13.04 and I can't update it to ver. 14.04. I can't install any apps from software center too. When i click "find best server for your location" I can't find any server. But ...