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

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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 ...
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How to get a Netgear N300 Adapter to work with Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit

No other tutorials I can find are for Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason or another I can't do any of them. lsusb brings up a list with what I want to find, but I don't know what to do from there. I ...
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Internet timeout or not loading webpages completely, however works in Windows

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit at the moment, however, I have been experiencing the problem since about 11.04. (Tried 32 and 64bit versions) My problem is that when browsing the internet, pages ...
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Why did I loose my internet connection after installing a VPN client?

I installed the VPN client to connect to my company's network, the Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN client. Everything went fine, I was able to install it correctly, connect to the server, was prompted for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 causing modem to crash

I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to ...
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Why has my wired internet connection become intermittent?

I have my laptop plugged in with an ethernet cable at work. It gives me internet. Two weeks ago it started becoming intermittent. At apparently random intervals I cannot load any more web pages. ...
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What is colord-sane and why does it show up on lsof internet watch?

My friend is using 12.10 and noticed how the command "colord-sane" shows up on lsof every time he plugs in or unplugs a usb-stick. I tried the same thing on 12.04 (what I use) and colord-sane does not ...
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How to determine whether a process is actively using internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I capture network traffic of a single process? I want to write a script which start/resume downloading big file using a download manager say wget only if the ...
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Unable to connect USB modem

I want to configure my DLink USB modem to Ubuntu 12.10, it does not detect it.
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit will not connect to wired network

This is a brand new 64-bit PC, built around a Gigabyte Z777-D3H Motherboard and an i7 processor. It has 2x1Tb SATA drives, one loaded with Windows 8 and the other with Ubuntu 12.04. The wired network ...
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Network Card Atheros problem Ubuntu 12.10

I installed ubuntu 12.10 and my wireless card seem to have a lower performance compared to linux mint (any edition) - I mean it worked fine there. For example it cannot connect to a router placed in a ...
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Software to _easily_ create Hotspot

At this link there is a tricky and not always working solution to activate a wifi-hotspot using wifi. Does someone know any program (like Connectify for Windows) that does this? I understand this ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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failed to update - internet connection error

i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts. i m trying to update but i get an error Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. My internet connection is fine. when i see ...
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Postfix working with home network but not with USB 3G dongle

Does postfix with php's mail command get configured during installation based on the network connection? I am asking this because I installed it when I was connected to my home network. and I can ...
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How do I get the same Wi-Fi speed under Ubuntu as under Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.10 x64 - RTL8188CE - Intermittent/Slow Internet Connection I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 on my laptop. In Windows, using wireless connection, average speed ...
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How does Ubuntu know it is connected to the Internet?

How does Ubuntu know whether I am connected to the Internet or not? It seems to know because of the notifications it shows when I connect or disconnect (or is that the network manager not the OS?) ...
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The 3G USB modem can connect sometimes, sometimes not

PROBLEM: The netbook can sometimes, sometimes not, connect to the internet mobile broadband 3G (or 2G GSM) via USB 3G modem. For it to connect to mobile broadband (when it can) I have, after ...
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Ndiswrapper problems

I just got a fresh install of 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and I had no internet. I got ndiswrapper (just ndiswrapper, not utils or anything), I downloaded the drivers for my adapter (050d:6050) from the ...
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wired connection 1 connection established" but still there is no internet

This is the glorious day, i stated using Ubuntu with 12.10. I am using connection for internet. when connected wire in my laptop. It saying "wired connection 1 connection established" but still there ...
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How to connect internet across a static IP network?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 but without internet at home. The reason I think is I have changed my network connections recently to static IP from DHCP because gnuradio needs static IP for accessing external ...
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How to search for wireless networks?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried with this sudo iwlist eth0 scan but this doesn't seem to work :(..It says "interface dosn't support scanning" What to do? Please help.. I can't access Internet on ...
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Configure a network card on public IP and Wifi usb dongle on LAN

I have an Ubuntu Server running on 12.04.1 LTS with the GUI installed too. My server has an internal gigabit ethernet card which is configured to serve a web app on a Public IP. At this point I did ...