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

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Why are some websites not loading only in Ubuntu?

http://weather.yahooapis.com/forecastrss?w=2295386 is not loading, so my weather app is not working. However it is loading from Windows 7 running on same PC and connected to same network (pppoe/dsl ...
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Internet LAN Line-connection was reset

I have 12.04 LTS running on my machine. Since I have had Ubuntu installed I have been unable to connect to the internet with my lan line. Whenever firefox is opened the message appears, "This ...
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Web login to college wifi network is not working anymore

The title for this one might be misleading, I know that there are a number of questions related to wifi and connectivity issues, but, i'm quite sure that this is a separate issue. In my college's ...
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Used wireless as hotspot but connected device (iphone 3) gets no conection?

If got an EeePc with interenet connection via LAN. Because I have no WLAN in my office I want to share it to my Iphone -- although the Iphone can connect to the laptop it does not get any IPadress ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband connection in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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IndexError: list index out of range

#!/usr/bin/env python import httplib import sys #get http server ip http_server = sys.argv[0] #create a connection conn = httplib.HTTPConnection(http_server) while 1: cmd = raw_input('input ...
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I can not connect to the internet

I have installed ubuntu on two different computers. In both cases it tells me it needs to download the drivers for the network card, but can not conect to the internet.
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How to share a internet connection using wireless to a galaxy note/2?

Currently I am using Tata Photon+ usb modem as my internet source. I need to share the network from my laptop to my Samsung Galaxy note 2 and samsung galaxy note. I tried searching many posts but it ...
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The wireless internet does not work and the internet driver does not update

The wireless internet does not work and the internet driver does not update. I have been trying for over 3 hours.
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No wired connection in 12.04 LTS (64bit)

I have installed 13.04 (64bit) and after not having any wired internet, did a fresh install with 12.04 (64bit). The machine was previously running Windows 7 with wired connection working fine. A wierd ...
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Chrome suddenly works very bad

I was using chrome for years without any problem, suddenly about a week ago some pages stop opening, sometime it takes minutes to load a page and sometimes it doesn't load any pages at all. ...
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Restore networking after failed and rolled back vpn setup

At some point I tried to set up VPN on my home server, but couldn't get it to work. So I finally decided to roll the setup back (uninstalled openvpn) as I didn't really need it, but now the server ...
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broadband not accessible

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 along side windows 8, both on different partition. And I've 512kbps broadband connection of local operator with username & password enabled. I can smoothly connect to ...
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Wired connection connected, but no internet access

I have HP Compaq nx6310 Laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on it. I have a TP-Link WR720N Router connected to another system running on Windows 8 Pro. The problem is I can connect to the ...
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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How to share an internet connection between windows 7 and Ubuntu using LAN [closed]

I have windows 7 running on my laptop and 12.04 running on my PC. I have an internet connection on my lap (wired) and would like to share the same network to my PC using a LAN/ Ethernet cable. I'm ...
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How to set-up Linksys e4200 router on Ubuntu 13.04?

How do I set up my router (Linksys e4200)? I have the software that came with it but it is for Windows. My computer has Internet access but when I click on Internet connection information I get error: ...
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How to share Guest's internet with host on Virtualbox?

I have a problem that I have been trying to fix over 3 months now, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with Windows 7 as a Guest on VirtualBox, I have a USB Modem which doesn't support Linux, the Modem works ...
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Can Ubuntu query the modem or router for the IP address given by his ISP and log that?

I am connected to Internet through an ADSL modem, my ISP gives me an IP address, does Ubuntu log this IP address somewhere? How can I configure Ubuntu to log the IP address?
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Connect to wifi and broadband

I have a Bsnl broadband connection. Using Windows OS we connect our broadband in a different method: When I start my D-link modem, my Win 7 wireless shows a connection that doesn't need any ...
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Virtualbox suddenly doesn't connect to networks

I've had Lucid Lynx (I think that's ubuntu 10.4LTS) running on VirtualBox V4.2. for about 6 moths already running on Win7 host OS. I've never had any issues with internet connectivity so far, but ...
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Where do I find absolute beginner's help on how to use Ubuntu preinstalled on my notebook? [duplicate]

I purchased a HP Elite notebook 2730 with an Ubuntu operating system on Ebay. I've never used Ubuntu before, and have to admit I'm only used Windows 7 before and not real computer literate. I'd like ...
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I can not connect intenet through dongle [duplicate]

I am using vodafone dongle but when I am using it ,it is detected inside computerwhile connecting take long time but can not connect to internet
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I can't connect internet through Vodafone dongle

I have connected the dongle to my laptop, it shows in network manager with my network provider name (tata docom), but can't connect to internet. How can I fix this? Writing in terminal lsusb ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 “connecting” for 30 seconds, then gives up and says I'm disconnected

I'm completely new to Linux, have a Gateway LT40 netbook running Ubuntu 12.04. I can't get it to connect to the internet at all, wired or wireless. It says "connecting, connecting..." for 30 seconds ...
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How to share VirtualBox Guest's Internet Connection with Host? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows XP SP3 Installed as a Virtual Machine, the only way for me to access the internet is using a WiMax USB Modem which is not available for Linux, I managed to install ...
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How do I get a Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 gigabit ethernet card working?

I bought a new computer, hoping to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have successfully installed both OS, but in Ubuntu I have no connection to the internet, even though the ethernet cable is ...
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List all internet connections

I'd like to know all the connections by system is making to the internet. I did netstat but it shows a lot of connections - all of which aren't applicable I think. Can it be displayed like top does ...
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How to Connect to the Internet during Ubuntu 13.04 installation via Thomson Speedtouch 510i DSL Modem?

I want to use Ubuntu in a dual-boot Environment besides Windows7 x64. DSL Internet connection via Windows works fine, but I cannot setup the connection in Ubuntu. I've tried 'sudo pppoeconf' with the ...
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eth0 Not working/has no inet address?

I'm fairly new to Linux and networking and i've been playing with tcpdump but when ever I try to run tcpdump it tells me eth0 has no IPv4 address which is true it has no inet whatsoever. This is the ...
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Internet connection problem in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and sometimes I'm unable to connect to Internet. After adding a DSL connection in my network connection preferences, DSL connection1 isn't visible anymore. When trying to ...
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My Comouter steels networks!

I used to connect to WiFi networks and it was going well, but now every time I try to connect I connect OK, but I kill the network connections on my other machine! How did this happen? I have already ...
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using a router plugged in to ubuntu pc to connect wirelessly to another modem/router

PLEASE How do I use my router to connect to another modem wirelessly so that I can use the internet. My pc has a weak connection but I have a spare router that has a good wireless capability, I want ...
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Internet won't work wired or wifi - Ubuntu 12.04

Last week I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1520. It used to have Windows, but it crashed and I didn't want to pay for Windows again so I am trying to figure out Linux. After logging in, ...
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Wireless problems ubuntu 12.04 edubuntu

I tried to go from normal ubuntu 12.04 to edubuntu 12.04 because I had some problems with my wireless connection. The problem still occurs in edubuntu, the wifi symbol says that I got signal but when ...
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Wired Connection to LAN, but no Internet

In my college we have a LAN network through which we can access the Internet and DC++. This requires registration of a mac address which I have done. Initially the network used to connect to the LAN ...
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How to setup WiFi network to access internet

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. After some efforts I got the Internet working with pppoeconf. Now I have desktop setup with Ubuntu + D-Link DSL 2730U ADSL modem router + brodband internet(BSNL india) ...
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Installing Fritz Wireless USB Adapter

How do I install a Fritz USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu so I can access the internet? I have the software required, but I am not sure what to do next. Ubuntu version 13.04. Output of lsusb: ...
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How to set a single shortcut to switch an Internet connection on and off

Which exact one-line conditional construct activates an existing Internet connection if it's off and deactivate it if it's on? I looked some on-line pages to understand the use of the "nmcli" ...
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Not able to connect to internet on Ubuntu

I have a dual boot on my PC. I can access Internet through Windows but cannot do it through Ubuntu. I was able to connect to Internet on both OSses till some days ago, when my brother reset my ...
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How to use iPhone 4S connection for Internet in Ubuntu 13.04

Is it possible to use a iPhone 4S's cell connection for Internet in Ubuntu 13.04 via the charger cable without jailbreaking? My Internet sometimes gets frustratingly slow and it would be handy to have ...
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Cable Unplugged when it's not

I enter the system and I get "Cable Unplugged" even if it's not. I cannot connect to the internet. How can I solve this? Everything works just fine on Windows 7
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internet says it is connected but it doesn't work

Ok so I am totally new to the ubuntu system but my friend hooked me up with a computer and installed the software. I have no idea what's going on. The internet says it is connected but I can not get ...
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How to connect laptop to internet via android phone

I have a laptop with Linux OS (Debian or Ubuntu) and a Samsung Galaxy S III mini phone that is connected to internet with Mobile Data. how can i share mobile internet with laptop?
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I'm not able to connect to my wifi

I'm using ubuntu 12.04, and I'm having some issues in connecting to my home's wifi. Here's the quick resume: my home wifi works, because I'm surfing trhough ethernet my wireless drivers work, ...
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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 ...