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

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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 ...
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Ubuntu configuration for dialup

I need to configure dialup on my computer because it is the only internet I have access to at school. I tried the code below but it doesn't seem to have done anything. pppconfig (pon/poff) bash: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu internet connection problem on Chrome ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I am a beginner Ubuntu user, I use it via VirtualBox. I was eligible to connect internet yesterday, but today I can't access most of the sites. For example I can search something in Google, but I can'...
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How do I configure internet connection for Terminal on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and with I've Broadband connection setup, Browser connection is OK, but Terminal not connection via internet, when command type "sudo apt-get update" by terminal then ...
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Internet connection slowing down till stop

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 as second OS on my PC and I'm having a strange issue. When I try to connect to internet I notice a progressive slowing in the network speed till it completely stuck. ...
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Connect Internet in ubuntu Laptop to linux mint Desktop - Has Crossover Cable

I need to share the wifi internet of my ubuntu laptop to my linux mint desktop , I have a cross over cable. ( Connecting desktop to router is not an option) I am able to ping my laptop from my ...
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How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
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installing openssh-server without an internet connection

Currently we have been given an old server with the OS ubuntu. To work at it without always physically being there I wanted to access it with the software putty, but I haven't installed "openssh-...
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How to prioritize network connections?

Is it possible to prioritize network connections? I don't want to connect to WiFi when wired connection is available.
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Is r8168 installer in ubuntu software center secure and working?

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) that is what Ethernet Card I have. I have a question: I am using 14.10 and I have found issue with ...
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wireless issues asus x550lc

i am facing a lot of problems when i try to connect to internet over wifi in my asus x550lc laptop. In windows 8 the wifi works perfectly fine and its fast and stable. but when i use Ubuntu 14.04 ( i ...
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How can I see the amount of data I am Downloading / Uploading per day?

I want a command line feature to show me how much data I am using each day / week / month. It needs to show speed as well as data usage.
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How do I use Juju in a restricted network?

I got a shiny new server in the lab and I want to use Juju. I install juju, and juju-local just fine. The juju bootstrap completes successfully but when I attempt a deploy a charm I get an error: $ ...
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Unable to connect to Internet on Ubuntu

I am connected to my university's wifi on my host machine (Windows 7) and I am unable to connect to internet on my guest ubuntu which is running on virtualbox. I do not know what the problem is. Also,...
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Can't reach my server from another network

setting up my own server lead me to a problem, that i can't solve on my own. My server is a 'Ubuntu-server 14.04.1' and is located behind a 'FR!TZBox 7390'. My ipv4-adress is projected on a ipv6-...
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My wired internet connection has stopped working

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to internet through a wired connection to my router on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I only have the problem when trying to use Ubuntu: the same desktop connects ...
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Ubuntu Cloud Internet Sources Needed for Network Whitelist

We are attempting to deploy Ubuntu Cloud Openstack Juno with MAAS and need to determine each Internet endpoint that Ubuntu Cloud needs to connect to from the LAN. Each destination needs to be white ...
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How to install Syntek Driver Ubuntu 14.10 (WiFi)

since i installed Ubuntu 14.10 the WiFi don't work. Then, on terminal: lsusb --> "Syntek Semiconductor Co., Ltd 802.11g + Bluetooth Wireless Adapter" Ok, that's my Wireless thing, i searched how to ...
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Wired internet connection stopped working

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to internet through a wired connection on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have searched online for different solutions, but none seemed to work. Could someone ...
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How to set proxy server to work from the command line [duplicate]

I have set up my proxy server so that it works through the browser ( in firefox: edit > preferences > advanced < network < settings ). I also got it working from the command line ( in system ...
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Restricting Internet access of some LAN clients to a few websites using an Ubuntu gateway

How should I limit the Internet access of most systems on my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? I would also like to bypass those restrictions for some systems. All systems have ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Internet connection goes amazingly fast, then goes very slow

My wireless internet connection goes extremely fast which I love, but then it slows down a lot. I just installed Ubuntu, and aside from the slow-down I love everything about it. Just I am having a ...
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14.10 NVIDIA driver makes internet very slow after install

I have Ubuntu 14.10. I was using my PC long time, when suddenly I found out one problem- it was cause of Noveau driver did not support GLSL(still doesn't). It also has very bad performance. I have ...
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Wireless connects but does not work [closed]

Strange problem. Built my laptop (dual with Win7) with 64 bit 13.10 in January of this year. Added a lot packages (Chrome, LibreOffice, PipeLight w/Wine patches (for NetFlix), et al). Got ...
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Every time I boot into my computer my internet runs at full speed (50Mb/s) after about 10 minutes it drops to (6Mb/s)

The only way I can fix it is to change to wicd, then it does it again, so I'll change back and forth between wicd and network-manager. any ideas on what's causing this? I have a full duplex rtl8169, ...
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Internet Connection trouble with Xubunu

Recently just switched over to Xubuntu 14.04.1 and installed perfectly. However it says that I am connected to the Wireless network, but is not allowing me to connect to the internet (Or timing out). ...
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Internet trouble ubuntu 14.04, no upload speed

I'm new to Ubuntu and have some issues regarding my Wifi connection. I have searched this website for a fix, but nothing has helped (just did a fresh install). My wireless card is built in to my ...
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Firefox not displaying login screen

My school uses Lightspeed Systems for internet, and when a new device connects to the internet, when try to access an internet service, it redirects to a login screen: rs-lightspeed01.[schoolname]....
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connection is there but no internet access - messed resolvconf

Let me start with a disclaimer: I have tried to fix my problem by reading similar questions & answers, but so far no luck. Not only that, but I think that by making some changes to resolvconf I ...
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Problem with wireless connection in 14.04 lts

My problem: I can see and connect to the network, most of the time (sometimes connecting does not work). My main problem is, that even when connection is established, I have no access to the internet. ...
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14.10 Cannot connect to internet through a wired connection. Try before install boot option selected

I'm currently attempting to install 14.1 on a new computer via USB. No Wireless. It's plugged into the ethernet port on a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX mother board with an AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz 6 core ...
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ubuntu 14.04 can not access some sites

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit edition. I use PPPOE internet connection. But after configuring my connection I found that I can not access some sites like(twitter, odesk, download.opensuse....
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14.10 Cannot connect to internet through a wired connection. Still trying before install

I'm currently attempting to install 14.1 on a new computer via USB. No Wireless. It's plugged into the ethernet port on a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX mother board with an AMD FX-6350 3.9 GHz 6 core ...
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How to detect if an OpenVPN connection has disconnected?

I have a machine that is connected to a VPN through OpenVPN. Is there a way to detect if the connection has dropped and run a script in the event of the disconnect?
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Internet Connection Error with updating Ubuntu

Failed to download repository information, "check your Internet connection" After using this on wifi and then directly plugging the laptop into wire-cable for faster, guaranteed Internet, nothing is ...
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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(Ubuntu Server 14.10) Cannot connect to wireless [duplicate]

I just recently acquire a computer that had windows on it, and the wireless worked fine. I installed Ubuntu, removing windows. Having started it for the first time, I find that I am unable to connect ...
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How to connect to internet Ubuntu server command line 14.04

Hello guys I'm very new with Ubunu (well linux in general) and I'm trying to to connect to the internet with a AES3000 wireless adapter, I had already setup the whole server(ubnut server 14.04 command-...
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Getting internet connection through eth0 and wlan0 simultaneously

I have disabled network manager on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to do manual configuration: 1) Connect to Internet through eth0 SUCCEEDED by using ifconfig eth0 up dhclient eth0 ----> I am able ...
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Internet speed became slow in 14.04!

My internet speed got slow since a week, if I download anything using uGet or bitTorrent it downloads very slowly, but if I download any software from Ubuntu Software Center, it downloads it with ...
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How to bypass 3G bandwidth throttling and capping on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a 3G network connection and it was working like a charm until the government decided to slow it down in some areas of the country and now I'm starting to have headaches because of this. I ...
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Internet connection problems after installation of Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu from a live USB, I have been having problems with connecting to the internet ever since Ubuntu began to install. The first known time an issue occurred to me was during the ...
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Ubuntu Server - no internet connection

I've installed Ubuntu Server on server machine with two network cards, whereas only one of them is wired to local network. When I type: sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces I get following: # The ...
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Can't open or ping my ISP's authentication page only from my linux machine

SCENARIO I just got a new internet connection. It's a fiber optic connection connected to a modem to which my linux computer is connected to through ethernet cable. To get internet access I have to ...
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Set frootvpn as global VPN

I can't set frootvpn as default VPN layer in my Ubuntu 14.04. Following the official guide I succeded in activating it for the time being, but after restarting I have to do the last step again. I ...
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14.04 Desktop Installation, Wired Connection Problems

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my mother's Medion Titanium MD 8030. I was trying to get the internet working on it via ethernet cable because it's situated right next to the modem; however, the ...
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Ethernet not working ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my device connected to the internet. This is the content of /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp iface usb0 inet dhcp iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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No internet connection on install [14.04]

I decided to install ubuntu as my 2nd OS (Together with Windows 8 x64 non-UEFI), made an USB drive with installer of Ubuntu 14.04. But when loading is done, ubuntu installer asked me to connect to ...