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

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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 ...
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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 sharing with alternate source

Here's my scenario: I live in a rural area, where the only "high-speed" internet access is wireless. So I get a 802.11g signal from a tower a mile or so away through a directional antenna mounted ...
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Ethernet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10

my processor is AMD FX8350 and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.10 and 14.04 (AMD 64). After installing my internet did not work. Tried to enter the settings (IP,Gateway,DNS) manually but no luck and did ...
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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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Not able to connect to open WiFi

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It has got problem with WiFi connectivity. It is not getting connected to open WiFi networks in our hostels. But get connected to few other connections like to hotspots on ...
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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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Download speed on Ubuntu 14.04 on wired connection very slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop computer on a SSD. My download speed on Chromium, Firefox, Deluge, etc. never goes above ~50Kbps. On a Windows 7 system (dual boot), my download speed ...
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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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Intel e1000e NIC - Can't connect to internet if computer overclocked 14.10 + 14.04

I have a Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 motherboard which has an intel Gb Ethernet 82579V (e1000e) wired connection. I am running the most recent bios F20 and have updated the Ethernet bios to v1.5. I usually ...
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ubuntu 12.04 consuming too much bandwidth

I have ubuntu install on one of my machines and its consuming to much bandwidth, which is bringing the whole network down. I have started monitoring the bandwidth with nehogs and its consteltely ...
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D-Link DWM-156 doesn't get detect on (K)Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a D-Link DWM-156 3G Modem to connect on my laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. When I plugged the modem on the usb port it showed on dmesg as a CD-ROM device, which I mounted to see what was ...
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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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Can't seem to get wired connection started

I know similar questions like this one have been asked numerous times in the past and I 've already tried a few possible solutions , but still i am not able to get my wired connection started , ever ...
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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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How to connect wirelessly with Kubuntu 14.04

Newbie - I recently installed kubuntu after Ubuntu kept crashing my system. Did a fresh install. I can count with Ethernet, but am unable to connect wirelessly. Looking at other questions around ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not reading usb 2.0 port and cannot connect to wired conection

I'm completely new to linux and I'm having problems right now. I'm running it from a live usb in a usb 3.0 slot (if that might be the problem). Ubuntu isn't using my usb 2.0 slots for some reason ...
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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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Unable to connect through GPRS Vodafone connection

I am using a Motorola MOTO E Mobile Phone with a dual SIM facility. I have got a GPRS connection for surfing purpose. The connection is through VODAFONE and I am an INDIAN residing at Kerala. I ...
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Does Ubuntu contain links to Phishing websites?

My first time using Ubuntu and I think it's really great except I am concerned about the following experience. I note when I click on the Amazon shopping icon on Ubuntu's icon tab that the Amazon ...
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Download Speed limited

I have lenovo g510, when I am using Windows my download speed is 12Mbits/s but when I use Ubuntu it's only 600kb/s. What is the problem? As a side note: I haven't tried any solution yet because I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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Installation of data card

I am unable to use my data card. How can I use it. Basically I am using a data card which has auto installer option for which whenever I plug it on any device it installs automatically. But in ubuntu ...
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internet access [duplicate]

I am new to to Ubuntu. My laptop is connected to the WiFi but I am not being able to access internet. However the same WiFi is working on my mobile. If any other information is reqd than I can provide ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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Yet another “Internet is not working fine on 14.04” question. Tell me the output you need and I'll paste it

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop and got this annoying behavior: wireless connection works fine the first minutes and then it just stops working at all. Network manager says it is still ...
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Regarding Connection activation of Wired connection

While I am trying to connect the broadband wired connection, it is showing a 'Connection failure' window with the message (1) Creating object for ...
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ubuntu cannot connect to Belkin router

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network was fine with my old tp-link router. I replaced the old one with a Belkin router and then I cannot connect to Internet. The wi-fi icon keeps showing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unstable wifi connection

I am having internet connection problems on Ubuntu 14.04. Its fine on Windows 8. The connection happens, but is very spotty and will frequently drop. Currently the only way to restore the connection ...
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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to connect to wired internet

After I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, I am not able to connect to Internet. The out put of ifconfig is eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:d1:6e:fb:1a UP BROADCAST MULTICAST ...
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My internet works EXTREMLY slow (Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0)

I'm completely new to ubuntu (14.04). Friend instaled it on my compuiter yesterday and we ran into problem that internet runs extremly slow. Sometimes page times out. I have instaled Win 7 on SSD. ...
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Ethernet connection is not working

i have a problem with my internet connection. I´m using dual boot win7 and linux(Ubuntu). My ethernet connection is working in win7,but in linux, it isnt working. Its says ethernet is disconected and ...
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Can see wifi connections, but cannot connect

I have a Ubuntu laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and I cannot connect to a wireless network. I can do that fine by an ethernet cable but it's getting really annoying.... I can see it fine, I click ...
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MTS Mblaze datacard in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS connection issue

I was able to connect only once and use internet. That time, lsusb displayed: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard But after I ...
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wired internet fluctuates on ubuntu but not on windows 8 (in dual boot).. pls help

My wired internet speed (I dont use wifi) fluctuates a lot between 0-200 kbps and stays at 0 a lot.. I have windows 8 in dual boot but the net does not fluctuate there.. I do most of my work on ...
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How to connect Tata photon +(Huawei EC156) in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am very new to Ubuntu Can anybody, kindly enlighten me with the procedure of establishing Internet connection on my laptop ? I am using 3G Tata Photon+ Huawei EC156
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Can't connect to school internet

I recently got a new ubuntu laptop for school. The only problem is that I cannot connect to my school's network. To connect I have to select the network in my network list, then open a web browser and ...
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only internet in guest session

I ask for some help. I don't know why I don't have an internet connexion on my user session. Precisely, I don't know why my computer terminal search for a cache that doesn't exist now on my ...
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Problem with Internet connection after unplugging USB adapter

I use Ubuntu 14.04 for over a week. Today I had to unplug my USB wireless adapter to connect USB drive and copy some files. After I plugged my USB wireless adapter back again, I couldn't ever connect ...
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My airtel 3G data card is not detected by Ubuntu 14.04. What should I do to make it work?

The dongle starts blinking but there is no any changes shown by operating system when I connect USB data card Airtel 3G to my laptop. Any help will be great. I don't see the mobile broadband in the ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...