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

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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 ...
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Internet on wireless doesn't work without charger

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days, I am facing a strange problem (some may even call me crazy after reading this). My laptop is Acer Aspire 5755 (specifications - just in case) ...
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How do I get the wireless working on a Dell Inspiron 1501? [duplicate]

The laptop won't recognise any networks. I'm aware that the wireless card probably doesn't work because of the drivers, but I also can't connect via the Ethernet cable, meaning I can't download the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn’t recognize Wi-Fi but it’s been connected during installation

While installing Ubuntu I connected it to my WI-fi network. But as installation finished I couldn't connect to that same network again because Ubuntu doesn't see it. It does still see other networks ...
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I have issues connecting to Internet in Ubuntu 12.10

I am dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10. It can't connect to the Internet on Ubuntu 12.10. I have not had any way to update anything for it to try and connect it. It would be nice if I could ...
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Downloading software from internet

I need to download a file from this site. I saved the file elements as Linux 64.bit into a temp folder in my desktop. How do I get these files from my temp desktop folder to its final destination so ...
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Can someone make this modx .htaccess file work for me? I am trying to make friendly URLs work

I now have my ModX install working but am unsure how to edit my htaccess file so my friendly urls (trying to alias pages) can anyone help? If you can a copy of my htaccess can be found at ...
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DSL through pppoeconf works but through Network Manager stops some sites from loading in browsers?

I am having Ubuntu 12.04. DSL through pppoeconf(connecting at boot time) works without any problem but connecting through Network Manager stops some sites from (fully)loading in browsers ? Disabling ...
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Why does my wifi Internet intermittently disappear?

So, my Internet intermittently disappears. I have no idea why! For a while I thought it happened when I allowed Update Manager to auto-check for updates, but I don't believe that's the case now. ...
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can only connect to one network

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 a couple of weeks ago on my HP laptop (completely replaced Windows). Everything seemed fine until a few days ago when I was unable to connect to the internet with my ...
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Using shortkeys to search the internet for a term selected in a text editor/viewer running under Wine?

There is a very elegant solution to use shortkeys to search the internet (or translate on Google Translation etc) a text selected in a text editor/viewer, but that solution does not seem to work in ...
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Connecting to the internet Via USB on Ubuntu 12.10 issue

Yesterday the connection worked now when I plug in my iPhone its displaying the connecting icon then stops and carries on. I have no Internet connection; only my phone, which means I can't install ...
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Unable to connect wired network

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. My internet connection was working fine. I tried to connect college LAN after changing IP but it didn't work. Then I changed to previous IP and tried with to connect but now ...
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Micromax 353G Modem in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using MMX 353g modem in windows and its working well but no matter what i do i cannot make it work in Ubuntu 12.04. I have made a connection but it doesnt show up in connection list. I tried lot ...
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internet connection problem in ubuntu 12.10

My wired and wireless and datacard gets connected to the internet. But there will be no data transfer.. I have this problem when I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. I cant connect to internet to download ...
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ubuntu12.04 the system network service is not compatible with this version

After installing [libdirectfb-1.2-0_1.2.8-5ubuntu2_i386.deb] file for trying [Realsoft 3D] on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit, suddenly and without restarting the internet went off and the signal and the ...
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Internet disconnects intermittently using Realtek RTL8111

The broadband Ethernet connection stops to work or rather stays connected but stops loading pages and showing content on the Internet with a server not found error. The connection information states ...
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Online accounts in Ubuntu 12.10 not connecting

I added my facebook and google accounts to Ubuntu online accounts recently but I keep getting the message "Connection to example@gmail.com failed No reason specified." Im not able to connect to any of ...
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Cannot set up LAN internet connection

I just installed both current versions 12.04 and 12.10 of Ubuntu (not simultaneously) and i could not set up an internet connection. The ethernet port on my computer doens't light up when i'm in ...
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How can I share my internet connection via bluetooth? [duplicate]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 I have a hp laptop brand and I would like to share my internet connection via bluetooth I searched on google but I found nothing serious Can you help me please ?
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internet connection: connected only when detach/attach the wire again

I just started my adventure with Linux. obviously had many issues already, but get to manage it. one that bother me a little though I have found the temporary workoround is my network connection. my ...
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Measuring and documenting internet speed (download and upload)

I'm looking for a way to document ever couple of minutes the download and upload speed the is supplied to me by the ISP. There are many tools to show the current upload and download speed (that are ...
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Network card rtl8723e not accepted anymore in ubuntu

A time ago I bought a new laptop but I had a lot of problems with it. First there was the problem with ubuntu who hadn't a driver for the network card. After a long search I found the solution here: ...
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Installation — No Internet Connection Option

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. I tried to right click on the right hand corner where the internet icon is, and it says Wired Network Disconnected. Below that, I see that Enable Networking has ...
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How to permanently, unfixably disable wireless internet? [duplicate]

I have a problem with internet addiction. (Yes, really.) I have internet access on my cellphone, which I don't abuse, but having internet on my laptop basically makes me completely non-productive. In ...
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Add Server between current wireless router and new router

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 Server with a wireless router attached. I would like to connect it to my modem/wireless router via the wireless interface in a transparent manner. My goal is to use the server to ...
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Can't connect to wired internet

Okay, so I recently installed Ubuntu on an old laptop and now it won't connect to the internet. When I plug in the Ethernet cord is says connecting and the little icon things moves but after a minute ...
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Internet keeps disconnecting from AP & network-manager needs to be restarted every few minutes [duplicate]

This happens with two different-vendor access points. Internet disconnects while the nm-applet is showing connected. Although, nm-applet shows that am connected and I got IP address but I even can't ...
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Internet does not work on Windows 8 pre-installed laptop

I'm booting into ubuntu using a LiveUSB on my Windows 8 Sony Vaio laptop. It connects to the wi-fi but nothing works. I checked the proxy settings on the browser. Even when I try to ping google.com ...
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Is the Clear Stick Atlas 4G USB modem stick compatible with Ubuntu?

A company named Clear provides 4G internet services and sells devices for it, such as the Clear Stick Atlas. That device is supposedly to work on Linux, Android™ and Chrome OS. They have a disclaimer ...
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FM2-A75IA-E53 Wireless Not Working

I've just built this Mini-ITX computer to use Ubuntu exclusively and the motherboard "FM2-A75IA-E53" has built in wireless (with a small connector in the back and a supplied antenna). However Ubuntu ...
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I have an unstable internet connection

Every time I get connected to the internet, no matter what, after some minutes, I get disconnected. My connection including my ISP and MODEM and everything is all-alright because when I go to my ...
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How to disable Internet connection for a single process?

I know the PID of a specific process and I want to disable the Internet access for this process and only for this process, so other process can access Internet. Is there any way to do it? I ...
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is there any “windows-family-safety” like feature available in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I restrict my kids' computing time? What is the best way to restrict access to adult content? is there any "windows-family-safety" like feature available in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless trouble macbook pro

I recently installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro mid 2012 alongside Mountain Lion using rEFIt boot. I am having trouble connecting to wireless network. When I click the internet icon at the top of ...
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Play a sound file when connecting to the Internet?

Is it possible to play a certain sound file whenever Ubuntu connects to the Internet? The sound should play when Ubuntu begings to try to connect after starting up the PC, after manually ...
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Internet does not work well on Ubuntu but does so on Windows

I have a dual boot system with Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with wired internet connection. It is configured to automatic DHCP. The internet works perfectly well on Windows. But on Ubuntu, the ...
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Cannot open websites while e.g. skype works fine 12.04

In Ubuntu 12.04 I cannot open any websites while e.g. skype works fine or teamviewer and the wired connection is fine since with Windows everything works perfectly :(. I tried to reset Firefox or to ...