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

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Local network works but not the internet

I am at work and the Internet works fine on my laptop but then it suddenly stopped working and still does not work. I can get Local Net. No idea why this issue has happened. I do recall an update that ...
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Wired internet start only after wifi dongle work

Linux gabriel-Lenovo-H415 3.16.0-30-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 15 17:43:14 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I've stalled the wired internet driver.. but it works this way : every ...
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gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to internet

Since some days I am watching that gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to the internet. I don't know why... I don't have samba installed... I don't know much about gvfsd-smb-browse ... So, guys is it ...
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How to connect to a cable Internet service automatically in Ubuntu?

I want to connect to my cable ISP in India automatically. The ISP requires to open a browser page, then open the bookmarked page of their service, provide username and password and keep that page ...
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Connected to Wifi but no internet

Hi so I'm a complete Ubuntu beginner and I have just installed it. So the problem is that I am connected to the Wifi (wireless) but I can't actually use the internet. I am using Ubuntu 16.04.
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How do I unzip, install and run the game Xonotic.zip?

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file of Xonotic Install Xonotic Run the game Xonotic I have looked everywhere, ...
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 is causing other devices to lose connection to the internet

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my server machine, which is connected to the internet via LAN, but sometimes other devices on the internet (fx: laptop, anything wireless really) lose ...
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Sharing connection - IPTABLES

I've been trying to configure IPTABLES in my server so I can share the internet from the server with another machine. The server IP is 192.168.10.1 (eth0), the connection is coming from 192.168.0.6 (...
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Wifi connected but no internet access (Ubuntu studio 16.04)

The Wifi icon tells me that I am connected to the wifi network but I can not get to the internet via wifi (I can only connect using an ethernet cable) ping -c5 4.2.2.2 connect: Network is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Will not connect to wifi + wired connections are disabled

I've had no previous problems with connecting to the internet until today. When I log-in, there is no "wifi icon" in the upper right corner and when I try to connect to a wireless network using ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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I am unable to access wifi in the network settings in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I open network settings, I am only able to create a new connection since there is no "Enable wifi" option. It seems I am only able to connect to ethernet at this time. Edit: I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Route public IPs through wlan0 and private IPs through eth0

I'm currently working in someone else's office. I need to access internal network applications via eth0, but there's no internet on the internal network. I have a decent wifi connection on wlan0 which ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Ubuntu server ethernet not working

I have installed ubuntu snappy on my raspberry pi 2, and everything works fine. It is connected to myb router using an ethernet cable. The ethernet lights are turned on, but my router does not show my ...
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Record my daily internet usage? [duplicate]

I want to record my daily internet usage. NetWorx alternative for ubuntu software. Networx screenshot take from windows
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How do I get my Ubuntu web server to host on the internet?

As far as I know this isn't a duplicate, but I may be wrong. Anyways, my Ubuntu server is running a NodeJS Application and it seems to run fine. I just put in the local ipv4 address in the browser ...
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Wired LAN is connected to computer but internet is not working

I'm using a Ubuntu live USB to install something to another drive but I can't get the internet to work. I've tried connecting a wired LAN, wifi, my phone as a hotspot but it never works. Oftentimes, ...
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ProxyChains - denied, Connection Refused

I recently've set up Proxy Chains on my PC: [/etc/proxychains.conf] dynamic_chain tcp_read_time_out 15000 tcp_connect_time_out 8000 [ProxyList] http 85.26.146.169 80 http 213.136.89.121 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not seeing Ethernet card

I have a PC with Ubuntu 16.04. I have been using it for 2 months and everything was good. I connected manually to Internet using sudo pppoeconf and then system had been doing it automatically ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Keeps disconnecting from internet while still connected to WiFi

I have very little experience with ubuntu and I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am curently using this usb wifi dongle: https://www.amazon.com/Edimax-EW-7811Un-150Mbps-...
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Where does “open with” go

When I download a file from the Internet I can choose "open with" or "save as". When i choose "open with", does it get saved somewhere on the disk? Or is it gone when I close the file? Like totally ...
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Connect virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04) to Internet on a Hyper - V (version: 6)

I have the next issue: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a hyper-v server 2008, this server is in a V-LAN that uses static IP as in the other virtual Windows servers that i have in this Hyper-v Server Host. ...
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how to use a router as DNS server? [closed]

While this solution seems to work fine, can I instead just use the NetGear WNR1000v2 - N150 Wireless Router itself as a DNS server? (I had an odd circumstance where the VOIP phone worked fine, but ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to wi-fi [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my lenovo ideapad 100, and once in a while it seems it is connected to the wi-fi, but the browser doesn't load any page; but, after turning off and on ...
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Not getting different Wi-Fi networks after switching off the Wi-Fi button on my notebook and then switching it on again! [duplicate]

Ever since after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am encountering a weird problem. When I connect to my Wi-Fi network, it works fine and even I get a list of different Wi-Fi networks to which I can ...
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Unable to see my CenturyLink wifi network in Ubuntu 14.04.4

My household recently switched to Centurylink from Comcast. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4. The issue I am having is I do not see MY CenturyLink wifi network in my ubuntu's list of available wifi ...
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on 16.04 internet keeps disconnecting

I saw similar questions, but unlike stated in other questions, My WiFi does not disconnect. Only the connectivity to Internet keeps dropping. I have tried at different location (different WiFi), the ...
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16.04 Unable to use wifi

So I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with my win 10. I have BDM4352 802.11ac. I can't enable it in other drivers, I mean when I am autorising it, it's just returning to don't use. I tried to add wifi ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 WiFi speed 10 times lower than the actual speed

I have a WiFi connection and when I am doing my speed test I am getting the correct speed in my smartphone but my Ubuntu 15.10 laptop is giving very slow Internet speed, almost 10th of the actual ...
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SSH not working from Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS On Intel® Desktop Board DH55TC With Intel® Core™ i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz 500 GB SATA hard drive Connected to 42" LG TV with HDMI cable TP-Link 300 MB USB wireless LAN ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE wifi card not detected and no internet via Wifi or Wired connection [duplicate]

When I am installing Ubuntu I cannot connect to my wifi network. It keeps trying and finally fails. After installation I am not able to use internet either via WLan or even if I directly attach the ...
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Some websites are not loading when connected to the Internet through the “Network Manager GUI”

I think the question says it all. I don't know why did this happen. When I tried to connect through the "Network Manager" GUI, some websites simply didn't load at all. My machine is running Ubuntu ...
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Cannot access the Internet even though ethernet is connected? DHCP problem

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo z500 laptop. I use the same laptop at my work and at my home. MY work place uses a static IP so I have to manually set my IP address in the network ...
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Wifi connecting, but no internet connection. New 16.04 install on new laptop

Old laptop died (HP Compaq 6910p) so I bought a brand new laptop yesterday, HP Pavilion 17-g121wm. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB stick and made the laptop dual boot. Wifi connects, but I ...
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Looking for a old version MegaSync for Ubutnu?

When I upgrade my Ubuntu version, the repository of mega was disabled and my megasync version was outdated so I could download within bandwidth limit but recently I upgrade to xenial. Does anyone ...
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WiFi missing only Wire Connections

I installed the latest Ubuntu for desktops on my HP Pavilion TX 1000 Entrainment PC with HP assist WiFi but it cannot find my WiFi card. Can anyone help with suggestions?
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Share Wired Ethernet Internet Connection via Wifi Adapter to Connect from Android

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with kde plasma and i want to share my wired ethernet internet connection via my realtek RTL8188eu Wifi adapter so i can connect and browse internet from my android Samsung ...
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nameserver problem for internet connection

I installed ubuntu 16.04 on a HP labtop. Right now, I can get access to wifi. For instance, ping 104.16.33.249 will return as PING stackoverflow.com (104.16.33.249) 56(84) bytes of data 64 bytes from ...
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IP connections times out after “Internet usage”

let's start with the typicall: My computer is behaving weird :-( I have been looking for the source of the re-occuring error for weeks, hopefully you guys can help me figure it out :-) What is the ...
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Sharing Computer Ethernet Internet Connection with Wireless Router through Wireless

I have the following setup: N computers (static IP) --eth--> Wireless router <--wlan-- M computers (dynamic IP) The computers are running either Ubuntu 14.04 or Windows 10 The Router is a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect wifi only with reboot after “sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source”

The system can detect the wifi well, but it fails to connect it even with full signal bars. To connect Wi-Fi, every time I have to run: sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source sudo reboot Then it ...
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How to get docker0 bridge back?

After removing a bunch on obsolete entries from my Network settings I removed Bridge (docker0) per accident and now my containers cannot connect to the Internet. How do I get it back? It's supposed ...
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No internet on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as host)

I've searched all over the net and found an interesting post about it on No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host). But unfortunately this did not work for ...
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Internet Drivers unrecognised for both Wireless and Ethernet connection

Recently a driver error appeared on my laptop (toshiba satellite c660-28t...originally windows) and now i cannot access the internet via wireless or Ethernet. I've tried both and it doesn't recognize ...
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University Wifi DNS Problem

I hope you can help me on this problem because this is a major roadblock for me. Also sorry for any typos as I'm doing this via phone. For the summer, I am housing at a university that does not ...
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How to connect my Ubuntu Server to internet

I know this might be a duplicate question, but I have scoured the forums and none of the answers have worked for me yet. I want to set up an ubuntu server on my old Dell laptop as it is useless as a ...
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I dont understad nmcli connection modify --temporary 802-11-wireless.cloned-mac-address 00:60:1B:EB:F8:73

This is from How can I set mac address using the command line in Ubuntu 16.04? , where I cannot contact the_velour_fog I have this same problem but im stuck with the solution adonis proposed: nmcli ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesn't Detect Internet on Dual Boot

This question has been asked before but I've tried all the other solutions and have not been having any success. I'm following this thread: Ubuntu can't detect wifi networks on macbookpro 13.3 So ...
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Ubuntu guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...