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How to share internet connection from USB Wireless Broadband using wifi?

Please I need help. Objective: Be able to create a Wifi-Hotspot on my laptop[Dell Inspiron 5520 64-bit with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] and share the internet connection being supplied via my USB Internet ...
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failed to download package files check internet connection [duplicate]

i recently installed ubuntu 12.04 by wubi installer.By giving right details of proxy in firefox i am able to access internet but when i try to download something ,ubuntu gives the error "failed to ...
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Browsing Internet Problem

I continuously have a problem with browsing internet on Dell laptop through WI-FI. The problem occurs suddenly, Firefox and Chrome refuse to find a resource, the interesting part is the connection ...
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Firefox doesn't connect to internet

Suddenly Firefox randomly doesn't connect to the internet. I can ping stuff, and I can access sites through Chromium. There was an update through Ubuntu Manager before that, I'm not sure if it had ...
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How to route all internet traffic through Tor (the onion router)?

Could you explain how to route all internet traffic through tor? I am using Ubuntu I really don't know how to do it. Actually I am using tor for twitter only, and I'm afraid of DNS leak. So I need to ...
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Hotspot and Internet access together — why not? [duplicate]

If I go Settings → Network → Wireless and select Use as Hotspot..., I get the following message: If you have a connection to the Internet other than wireless, you can use it to share your internet ...
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Internet doesn't work decently, I'm hardly regretting for chosing Ubuntu [duplicate]

The internet connects but it doesn't works decently, i can't download or update things using the terminal or the ubuntu program central because the server doesn't answers or because it asks for ...
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Wifi can't connect, cable connection barely works

I'm having problems with the internet connection on my Ubuntu 13.04. I deleted Windows 7 from my computer (where the internet worked without any kind of problems) and installed Ubuntu 13.04, but now ...
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Network Problem : Cannot connect to a ping-able website with Firefox

For some reason I need to configure my computer using static IP settings to let other computers to find it. Here's my settings in /etc/network/interfaces: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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I can connect to wireless but cannot connect to internet

I have a netbook where I use both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. One month ago I changed the router, and since that time, using Ubuntu, I can connect to Wifi but not to internet. Anyway, using ...
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I cannot connect internet through micromax 300g usb modem with BSNL data card on ubuntu 10.10.It doesn't even identify modem attached.What to do? [closed]

The details of the problem have been given in the question itself.I installed ubuntu 10.10 alongside windows 7 and wanna work internet on it but network applet doesn't show any connection.
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Can't download anything

When I try to install usb-modeswitch for making a mobile-broadband work, Ubuntu cannot download anything. Even when I tried to install Wine, it failed to connect to the internet even though I could ...
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Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver [duplicate]

I need a Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver Please note: I have no ethernet card, and my Ubuntu laptop has no internet access.
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I use Hathaway as ISP. Can not login without internet explorer to LAN

I live in Bangalore India. My ISP is Hathaway On windows internet explorer, my ISP redirects me first to their homepage and I need to login. After that I can use internet without any issues But on ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver not activating

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the STA broadcom drivers give me an error saying "Sorry, installation of this driver failed" when I try to activate in additional drivers I know that the STA ...
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is there “force” to be online?

When I boot after plugged off the internet-network-cable - then booting hangs itself up at "configuring network" - that was not the case with Kernel 3.2 ? I just noticed that this happens with Kernel ...
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How to set a keyboard shortcut to activate an existing Internet connection

I usually click on the connection item in the connections drop-down menu in the upper right corner of the screen to activate my Internet connection. Is there a way to set a custom keyboard shortcut to ...
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How to make hotspot in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How to make wifi hotspot in Ubuntu? I am having connected with wifi Internet and want to create wifi hotspot so that other devices gets connected with internet.
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Modem stopped working on Ubuntu 12.10

I was using MTS Mblaze Modem for ~9 days on Ubuntu 12.10. It was working fine. It stopped working all of a sudden. It works fine on Windows. rfkill list shows that nothing is blocked. Is there ...
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Wifi connectivity problem

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 to try it out on a USB stick. I want to install it now, but I cannot get the wifi to connect. It keeps asking for password verification. I am not very knowledgeable with ...
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How can I have a network connection after uninstalling network manager?

I removed dnsmasq-base with sudo apt-get remove dnsmasq-base then I tried to install sudo apt-get install dnsmasq After executing the first command network manager is disabled and I am not more ...
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Internet connection work sometimes, doesn't others

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire 5349 with Intel SandyBridge and 6GB RAM (not that it pertains to this issue). I can't, for the life of me, get this thing to hold a stable connection for ...
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Inexperienced Ubuntu user trying to set up internet connection on laptop with 13.04

I haven't installed 13.04 yet, but I need to know how to access internet before I install. Can I get instructions? Wireless will be my main form of connection.
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Ubuntu in virtual box not able to connect to internet [duplicate]

Host- WindowsXP Guest- Ubuntu 12.10 The host machine has internet connectivity, but I am not able to connect to internet in Ubuntu. NAT-Using this I am able to ping a site, it shows packets sent and ...
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How to share internet connection

I have a LG P500 with Android 4.1 and I want to share internet connection(LAN) to it. I have USB cable(for phone), bluetooth dongle, wifi dongle(TL-WN821N) to use.
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Transmission torrent client very inconsistent speeds

I have inconsistent download speed using the transmission bit torrent client. The speed will vary greatly between 400kb and 1kb per second (My internet is crap 400kb is a acceptable maximum). I also ...
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How do I share my mobile internet connection in Ubuntu 13.04?

I've a blackberry that I connect to the internet through barry application, can this connection be shared somehow? I use a old laptop that don't have a build in wifi. I can't use a wifi usb adapter as ...
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Ubuntu shows that i'm in offline mode while trying to connect to internet [duplicate]

I have lenovo Z580 laptop and dual-booted my system with windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04. I can connect to internet using windows 8(both wired & wireless) but cannot connect using ubuntu(both). It ...
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How to make ip Address static (eth0)

I'm having a really hard time configuring ubuntu 13.04 to have a static ip address. I have tried multiple solutions but everytime I reboot (can't do the network reset command because ubuntu freezes) I ...
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Speed internet connection up? [duplicate]

my internet is extreeeeemly slow... I have installed Ubuntu few days ago, and it takes 0,5 to 2 minutes to load a simple website like google... I booted one time with win7 which is still on my ...
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Ubuntu Server and setting up two nic cards

I have ubuntu server on a computer with a wireless and hardwired nic card. The wireless needs to get the internet and pass it to the ubuntu server as well as pass it along to the hardwired nic card ...
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How to get direct access to host network from Virtualbox running Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu on a virtual machine with Virtualbox. The host uses Windows 8. Right now, the guest has internet access, but it's some sort of virtual network because it thinks it's using a wired ...
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Cannot connect to Internet, probably an ip conflict

My computer connected to Internet fine earlier today. Then I plugged another computer into another port of my router. This new computer is connected to the Internet and is working fine. My iPad ...
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Connected to wireless, but no internet access

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 a week ago wireless internet had been working fine. It stopped working yesterday, however, and I'm at a loss for what to do even after scouring replies to similar posted ...
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Using Ubuntu with a dial-up connection

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a machine with only a dial-up connection? That is, does the Ubuntu install CD come with everything needed to set up an Internet connection using a dial-up modem (I ...
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Trouble connecting to the internet with Lenovo g500, Ubuntu 12.04

I recently burned the Ubuntu 12.04 iso onto a blank DVD and used that to install Ubuntu onto my Lenovo g500. I can see wireless networks after the drivers for my BCM4313 were installed, but I cannot ...
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Clean Network-Manager “never” connected record

How can I clean Nm from all the network ID I never get connected too ? Traveling and moving here and there increase the list of net and I don't need many of them ... so I would like to clean all the ...
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How do I bundle several units of 3G modems to improve bandwidth?

How do I bundle let's say five to ten units of 3G modems in order to improve the download speed? I'd like to do this on Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS. In the end, I would like to use the Ubuntu server as ...
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Virtual box ubuntu: Internet not detected on guest(Ubuntu) in host(winXp)

Iam unable to get internet connection inside guest(ubuntu) in virtual box although host(WinXP) has an internet connection. Tried with Nat: In Ubuntu it shows Wired connection connected but unable to ...
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Internet connection drops out

I have this random network failure. No error pops up, the system says it's still connected to the internet(wifi and wired). The problem is, I can't connect to anything, even a ping google.com gives no ...
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Unable to access internet from devices connected over wifi hotspot with ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and till couple of days back I was able to connect to internet using the hotspot connection I had created previously when I started using ubuntu 10... But two days back I ...
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some websites not accessing still

I have seen this problem before, some of them were solved by changing DNS of their network connection. But my problem not solved by doing this. I have tried Google DNS, but I still have the same ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS: Internet connection not working, have tried forum fixes

So, I've installed Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS because of it's minimal processor/memory usage on a former compute node that I've repaired. My goal is to get it connected to my home internet through my ...
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Aspire Acer V3-571G-9686: Wireless Issues

I've had the computer for around 4 months, so it's still relatively new. The core of the issue is that every so often I'll be booted off my wireless. Sometimes the wireless continues to say connected ...
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Facebook and YouTube not working in Chrome or Firefox

Can somebody explain why in my Ubuntu 13.04 the facebook site and youtube site can't be opened by Chrome or Firefox. Other sites can be opened except for this two site. I really need a hand here. ...
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No Internet connection in Firefox, must end process and restart

Firefox works fine for a while then slows down until there's no internet connection at all. After closing firefox and restarting (after I had to end process in system monitor) internet works fine ...
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Ubuntu Software Center states ''No network connection" in reviews, but internet available elsewhere

My computer is connected to the internet via mobile broadband. But when opening Ubuntu Software Center and want to read reviews it says no network connection, connect to the internet to see more ...
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Wireless broadband connnection Ubuntu

For some reasons, I cannot connect to internet on wifi, but I can connect to wireless broadband on Windows, but I don't know how to set it up in Ubuntu 13.04. My connection is a DSL cable that I ...
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Ubuntu - Internet isnt working nor popping up

I am COMPLETELY new to Ubuntu, like literally, I only know a few commands and stuff for terminal.. I recently installed it into my laptop to learn it more but for some odd reason my wifi wont pick up, ...
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How to set my Internet connection's default to HSDPA?

I'm using a 3G wireless dongle to connect to the internet. On Windows there's a software for this dongle but on Ubuntu I can use it without any software's. But the thing is that this connection can ...