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

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How to Connect/Disconnect to WiFi Via Terminal [duplicate]

I just have a quick question that I have been researching for a while now... How do you connect/disconnect to a wifi network in ubuntu via terminal? I tried several commands that failed. I have been ...
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Use Ubuntu as internet gateway

I do have the following setup and would like my ubuntu pc to work as the gateway to the internet: Access point: 192.168.2.1 Ubuntu (wlan0): 192.168.2.2 Various other clients: 192.168.2.x Now, ...
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How to get Linksys WUSB54Gv2 working with Ubuntu 12.04.5 (32-bit)

The older Dell tower (Dell Dimension 4600) that i'm using doesn't have Wi-Fi built in (duh) and Ubuntu will not accept my network adapter. I have another computer to download files to and use to ...
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can't download anything from ubuntu software center, 11.10 [duplicate]

So I have tried many, many things now. I got a new laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 on it, and I have always been a Windows user. I have read most of the threads that were posted here and on other forums I ...
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12.04lts: no network internet

Friends-- Cannot connect reliably to ethernet nor at all to Internet: Symptoms: About 2 weeks ago did an upgrade. Have not been able to connect to ethernet nor Internet. Today, for example, boot up ...
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Internet issues

I recently updated the system and now am unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi or cable. I suppose I should clarify that while it recognizes the connections it does not connect to the web. All ...
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Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing ubuntu 14.04?

Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing Ubuntu? I use Huawei EC156 modem to connect to the internet.
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How to share internet connection and making the client accessible over the lan

I've a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 connected to a linkys router through wlan0, and I'd like to share internet connection to an AVR with ethernet port. This is pretty simple if only internet connection is ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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Internet not working (local network works) after upgrade to 14.04

I have an internet connection that works through a proxy that requires username & password. After online upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, I am unable to connect to internet, pinging to popular sites ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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Private Internet Access (VPN) on Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

Has anyone used Exede Internet Service (ISP) with Private Internet Access (VPN) or any other VPN. I'm in rural OK area thinking of using Exede but they want 2 yr contract. You mention VPN and they ...
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Internet conection problem when updating Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 Server

Upgraded my server's software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the server cannot access the internet. I can ping devices on my LAN, including my modem. When I try to ping any site on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 firefox internet is getting slower

My problem is, internet is getting slower and some point the screen become a gray color. I'm using Ethernet, not wifi. And I just installed ubuntu 14.04 the day before yesterday. So, basically it ...
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Connected to a wireless AP but no internet

I just upgraded to 14.04 and I'm not able to load pages even though wifi is connected. Here's the output of ifconfig (I was using usb tethering). Please give me some pointers on how to diagnose the ...
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Internet Working very slow in Ubuntu 12.04

The wifi on my laptop is working very slow. Pictures aren't loading on most of the websites etc..all in all most of the websites are loading just half. I am using SonyF15218 . If you need any other ...
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Speed up internet by multiple connections

I had made research about increasing internet speed by connection on multiple source. And i find out that ubuntu support it already. I had connect two phone; iPhone with cable and Samsung with WiFi. ...
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Blueman not working for internet sharing

I want to share my PC internet to my phone. Installed blueman. It works fine for file transfers but when I try to start NAP service, it says "dnsmasq failed to start" What is the problem?! I'm on ...
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How can I access the internet?

My boyfriend installed Ubuntu on my computer but I cannot open the web browser to get to the internet, because I can't find the blue E icon in the main screen. I know that the internet connection ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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internet connection

Does anyone else lose internet connection when suspended. When I try to get on the next day after suspending the night before I have to reboot my modem or unplug and replug the ethernet in the back of ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Problem Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi to 802.11 network

I am having trouble connecting my Ubuntu 14.04 wifi to 802.11 secured network . I use a dual boot 8.1 - ubuntu 14.04 system. My network uses Cyberoam Authentication.The Wireless connects and works ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection - and I'm going round in circles as I keep getting prompted for a mirror etc. I'm sure I'm missing something obvious...... I ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn can connect to WIFI but not to internet

I was running Windows 8.1 and very recently switched to UBUNTU. I am very new here but have read an enormous amount of posts pertaining to this problem. I have a ThinkPad E530. I can route the Wifi ...
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Setting Internet Gateway

Friends, I'm stuck up with problem regarding to network configuration to make my Ubuntu 14.04 server machine as internet gateway in a LAN, and I am a relatively newbie in this regard. My scenario is ...
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can't access internet through wifi router D-Link DIR-600L

I have a BSNL broadband internet type1 modem, from where I connect a D-Link DIR-600L N150 router. I configured my router on windows 8.1 platform. Since my laptop has a dual boot system, my laptop ...
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Can I set up wifi using netgear

I have a N300 Wireless USB adapter, can i set this up on my computer? Do i need to hook it up to a wired connection and install something?
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No Wifi/Internet after Suspend

I have literally tried everything on the Internet but nothing helped me. The wifi gets hard blocked after suspend. Even Rfkill command won't work. Any help please?
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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Linux Beowulf cluster Ubuntu 14.04

My question takes on several dimensions and I will do my best to focus my question as much as possible. I recently completed building a cluster using NFS and MPICH2 with the master and two slave nodes ...
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Wi-Fi not working with my router but works with other access points

I recently bought a D-Link router and configured it. From my Android, the access point is providing full internet access. My Ubuntu laptop gets internet access from other access points. The problem ...
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My internet is slow since I installed Ubuntu

I am an inexperienced Ubuntu user. Since I installed Ubuntu my Internet connection on this computer has become too slow. Sometimes the internet connection gets disconnected or videos load slowly. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with internet connection sharing internet to Win XP vitualbox [duplicate]

I've looked through the posted questions and there are a lot of topics about sharing guest's e.g. Win XP connection to Ubuntu host. What I'm actually looking is if there is a way to share Ubuntu's ...
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How to create your own domain name from your IP and map/sync that with DNS server? [closed]

Is there any way to create your own domain name instead of purchasing???
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public IP and ifconfig ip are different: how to connect my computer to internet

I have set an home webserver with my application running. My machine runs ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i tested it to be working within the devices connected to that router. I also found the ip address that ...
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Problem in wifi connection

I have two laptops. One has Windows 8, the other one has Ubuntu 14.04. When I use Windows, I don't have any problem connecting to the wifi, but when I use Ubuntu from time to time all of a sudden I ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...
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How to install a Cisco valet connector without internet?

I installed Ubuntu to try it out. My computer doesn’t have internal internet card. So I would like to use Cisco valet connector. My question is how do I install it ? I can't open an exe file, I ...
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Internet not working, network card may be disabled

Hey so I have been using Linux for a few weeks now for school. I am at this part where I have to ping websites and paste screen shots of my terminal use. I have been struggling for the past couple ...
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Cannot setup Ubuntu 14.04 server via pppoeconf

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Currently my internet connection uses PPPoE. Normally on Ubuntu Desktop, I can run pppoeconf to enable PPPoE. Since Ubuntu 14.04 server setup ...
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Can't connect to wifi14.04

I recently moved back home, and for some reason my laptop can't connect to my wifi.It used to connect to it after some time, but now it just stopped. I have an ASUS Q501LA. Any help would be much ...
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Internet Connection Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 previously installed on my Laptop and i was having problems in connecting to internet (I was connecting to Wifi), and Chrome and Firefox both showed "Connection to Server lost", and ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...