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

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Why does my Internet connection switch on and off?

My internet works for a couple minutes when the computer turns on then it says can't connect to servers and my downloads stop. I am running 12.10 and I am using a Asus USB N13 to connect to ...
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How to install 3G dongles on Ubuntu 12?

I just bought an unlocked Idea 3G Netsetter dongle (USB stick for internet connection) and have an Aircel SIM (3G activated on unlimited plan). I cnnnected my SIM properly with dongle. Nothing ...
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How to monitor udp connections request time/duration?

Practically I'm looking for a way to view lagging connections, especially dns connections(udp:53). The closest I've got was using tcptrack as it shows idle time, but unfortunately it's only for tcp ...
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Network keeps disconnecting

My Internet works fine when I'm at home. it works fine doing lunch also, except doing lunch. my connection to the Internet has problems. I'm assuming that this is because everyone is using the ...
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Internet connection working only on home WiFi

I'm having serious problem with my WiFi connection, respectively with the internet connection. My laptop is Lenovo EDGE E 530 3259-4DG . I'm able to connect to any WiFi, but then the internet ...
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connecting to wifi internet using TP-Link (TL-WN723N) usb adapter with Ubuntu 12.10

I use TP-Link (TL-WN723N, ver:2.2) usb adapter to connect to a wifi internet using Windows 7. Its WEP encryption type network and using a security key i can connect to internet. But in Ubuntu 12.10 i ...
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Poor internet speed on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) for the first time, I installed it along side windows 8 but the internet speed on ubuntu is die too slow, can some help with a hint of how to go about improving the ...
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Can connect to wireless. No internet connection

I'm connected to my wireless but I can't get any internet. ubuntu 12.10 Network Card: Atherors AR928X Adapter. ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWAddr 70:1a:04:3e:26:06 ...
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How to share a wireless connection through ethernet with fixed ip addresses?

I have a macbook with ubuntu quantal running on it and I also have a device with a linux distro (FYI, a raspberry pi*). I've been trying to set up the device to share my laptop's wireless connection ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wifi problem

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. After install the wifi card is working but when i try to connect to my secured wifi router it will show as connected but no internet ...
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slow download/upload speed in ubuntu 12.10

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am experiencing slow download/upload speeds. All my other computers connected via wireless are running fine with their normal 30MB/s down and 5MB/s up, but ...
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Setup firewall: ask user to allow new incoming/outgoing traffic?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and as I know there is already a firewall on any ubuntu system. It's ufw and because I like fancy gui stuff I can use gufw, that's very nice. Now I would like to configure this ...
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How to install/update libnl-1.0pre8 (or later)

I was trying to share my laptop's internet over wireless to use as wi-fi in my android phone. After googling for some time I am now stuck here: ...
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Can i make a Bridge to get internet from the wifi on my laptop?

Can i make a bridge to get internet from wifi on my laptop to my desktop PC with Ethernet cable? yes? How? My laptop is running Win7 and my desktop Ubuntu.
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Online activiation within wine, port 80

I have a program that I simply received as an .exe file. Installation seems to work with wine but it asks to activate the product online. The preset is to use the Internet Explorer settings but as I ...
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Generating Wi-fi for mobile phone from linux [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 12.04 and wish to share its internet with my wi-fi enabled phone. I know how to use wireless network as hotspot using GUI. But it works only for other laptops. My android phone can't ...
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wlan0 gets an IP, but can't access the internet (or ping the router)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I can access the internet without problem at work via wi-fi, and I used to do that at home, but my internet provider changed my modem (which now has a native router) and things ...
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Ubuntu 12.04; Internet connection established, but no access

I've been trying to figure this out for a while and I am unable to do it, even though I've read through a lot of answered questions on this site. I got a netbook with Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After ...
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Empathy Internet Messaging Error [No reason specified]

Iam using ubuntu 12.10, Empathy internet Messaging was working fine. until yestrday i don't the reason it shows error under every email. with [ No reason Specified ] why it happened. and how can i ...
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how to use proxy server

i wanna know to to setup proxy server in ubuntu 12.04 only to access Internet . in windows i use freegate to access Internet since all Internet sites are blocked by fortiguard web filtering . is ...
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Software Updater won't update, says to check internet. Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have been getting this error for the last couple of days since I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my amd64 Hp Pavilion m6 laptop. It says to check Internet but my Internet connection is ...
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Transmission causes internet to stop working

I’m getting the same problem has anyone fixed this. Running ubuntu 12.10 and same thing as above. Start computer internet works fine. start bittorent client then connection goes south after 5 to 10 ...
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How do I set up internet connection in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

This question is not duplicate of this, because in my case, internet connection doesn't work on any version of Ubuntu as host (11.04, 12.04,.12.10), and the solution is different too, mine needed ...
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How to distribute internet speed equally

Hi i am using adsl on my internet cafe and is there any way that i can distribute internet speed equally in all computers, is there any program for linux (Ubuntu) and Windows as well control and ...
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Using both wired and wireless ubuntu 12.10 no bonding

i've got an PC running ubuntu 12.10. i have 2 connection: a wired connect to the internet through router A, and the wireless connection to the internet through router B. Now i have try to search the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 recognizes wireless but no internet connection

Can anyone help me with this? I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed and it is even connected to my Wifi but I am unable to go to any web pages in firefox. edit: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Cannot get my internet to connect

I own an HP ProBook 4520s laptop which is dual-booted with Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I use a wired PPPoE internet connection, which works fine in Windows. But for the last few days I can't ...
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Ubuntu does not find connection to wireless router

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, but when I click on: wireless connections my router settings couldn't not be found. Does anyone has a solution for this? I can get connection when I start up a wired ...
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How do I force applications to use different internet connections? [duplicate]

I have two data connections. One is a USB Dongle with a high speed, limited data plan. The other is a broadband (over WiFi) slower, but unlimited data plan, connection. I want certain applications ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Can not accecss internet (ppp0) from Virtualbox guest windows 7

I have Windows 7 as guest OS on my Ubuntu 12.04 host through Virtualbox. I use dial-up connection (ppp0) through a USB dongle on host machine to access Internet. However, when my host is connected to ...
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Strange networking problem. Google does not work

Google does not work, like just Google. This is the weirdest error I have ever seen. Every 20-30 minutes Google stops working in my browser, any other page works. Then in 5-10 minutes, it just comes ...
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Wifi disconnects when Ethernet connected

I'm using a WiFi connection on Ubuntu 12 and connecting to XP directly via Ethernet cable. I've set the ipv4 settings of the Ubuntu wired connection to: share with other computers and restarted. ...
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not able to browse internet through wifi, but working fine with ethernet card

Hi I think I can get help from this page... I am using ubuntu 12.10, I am able to access internet through lan wire, my laptop is also able to search my home router(wifi) and is also properly ...
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Firefox cannot find website servers, what is wrong?

Recently, I tried to access the internet using Firefox. I have a good wifi signal according to the toolbar at the top, but Firefox says "Firefox can't find the server atwww.example.com." I tried ...
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How to check if any background process is utilizing the internet connection?

My internet speed is 4 Mbps. In Windows, I get 2 Mbps download bandwidth, but in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I only get a maximum of 20 Kbps. Why is it so? Is there any background process which might be ...
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Why no internet access despite appearing to be connected to wireless network?

I downloaded and burnt Xubuntu 12.10 to a CD and installed. When installation first started it said that I was connected to the internet but at the next step it let me choose my wireless network and ...
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virtualbox in Ubuntu host no internet connection

My hair is in fire trying to make Internet connection work in guest OS. I have Ubuntu 12.10 machine with VirtualBox 4.1.18 installed from Ubuntu Software Center I set PC-BSD and FreeBSD to work as ...
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how to enable internet with ubuntu 10.04

I have installed UBUNTU 10.04 dual with my windows 8. but the internet is disabled, both the Ethernet and wireless, I try this link but when type this commands sudo apt-get update there are ...
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Cannot conect to the internet using chromium or firefox

I use Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. The issue is that I am not able to connect to the internet using browsers. The Software Center is always able to connect (the pictures of apps load). So I do not think that ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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How much MB / GB does the installation download?

I didnt find this specific question. I am not asking how large the installer is (12.10 btw). And I am not asking if I can install ubuntu without the internet. I have read that I can just install via ...
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Wifi randomly connects and UI does not respond

I have trouble connecting with my wifi at work. Here are the symptoms: When I connect, it usually succeeds (about 75% of the time). When I am connected, the connection stays online for about 15min ...
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How to connect Ubuntu to University LAN (Windows, Dynamic IPs) to use Internet

I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu so I don't know much about it. The issue is that I am unable to connect my Ubuntu laptop with the computer laboratory of my university via LAN cable so ...
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Ethernet Network Card & WiFi Card

My Ubuntu 12.10 box has two network cards, Ethernet card (Eth0) is connected to internal network (192.168.18.0/24) without any internet access, Wireless card (Wlan0) is connected to intranet ...
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12.04.2 lags when I have 4GB RAM

i have ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS the newest version and it lags some times i have it running on a external drive wd book with 500 gb and the computer i have it hooked up to is a optiplex 755 with 4gb of ram ...
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How to configure static ip in Ubuntu running on virtual box?

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox in Dell Laptop and wanted to know how I can configure the static IP in Ubuntu so that I can browse internet on Ubuntu and also use putty. I am using data card for ...
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I need a proxy app that isn't tor!

Hi my internet has censored by devil isp, I use freegate.tv and psiphone when I used Windows before Ubuntu. Both are great and free. Tor works very lazy and slow because my internet is very poor (512 ...
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Share internet (with same IP address)

I am currently housing in a place that allows only a limited number of devices connected to the internet. Problem: I have more devices than allowed. So I have one Ubuntu machine which is connected via ...
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Why can't I connect to internet using WiFi?

I'm using HP Compaq NX9600. I installed Ubuntu last night and I only can connect to Internet by a wired connection. It doesn't let me choose a WiFi connection. How do I resolve the issue?
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Why won't Ubuntu use my ethernet cable?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason, Ubuntu will not use an Ethernet cord. It will recognize it and say that I have a connection, but it won't access the internet through it. I plan to use ...